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Happy Birthday to Graham Nash who turns 74 today (February 2nd). Nash -- who is currently in the midst of a solo tour with Shane Fontayne -- Crosby, Stills, & Nash's longtime road guitarist and Nash's collaborator and producer -- will release his next solo album, This Path...
Former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland was dealing with hepatitis C, mental illness and the knowledge that both his parents had cancer in the final months of his life, according to a report at Billboard.com . The article features new interviews with Scott’s widow...
Black Sabbath canceled its concerts on Saturday night (January 30) in Edmonton, Canada and Monday night (February 1st) in Calgary, Canada. According to Blabbermouth, a message posted online by the band read, "Due to extreme sinusitis with Ozzy Osbourne , the shows in both...
According to insiders, Bad Company is working on its first new studio album with Paul Rodgers since 1982's Rough Diamonds. Media Mass quoted an inside source claiming the band has as many as eight new songs, saying: "It’s still in the early stages. They got security on the doors...
The Rolling Stones have posted a new video online promoting their new "America Latina Ole" tour. The trek, which kicks off on Wednesday (February 3rd) Santiago, Chile, is making stops in Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Peru, and Colombia. The Stones last hit South America in...
Eric Clapton was ordered by a Paris court to pay the family of artist Emile Frandsen more than $16,000 for using an altered version of the painting on the cover of Layla. The family accused Clapton of using an altered version of Frandsen's painting "Young Girl With Bouquet"...
Happy Birthday to Tom Petty's right-hand man and Heartbreakers co-founder and lead guitarist -- Mike Campbell, who turns 66 today (February 1st). Campbell was part of Mudcrutch with Petty prior to the pair founding the Heartbreakers in 1975, and along with Petty reunited with...
KISS have announced more details for their sixth cruise. It sets sail from Miami on November 4th with stops in Cozumel and Grand Cayman before returning to Miami on November 9th. On the non-music side of the KISS empire, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley opened another of their Rock...
It was 47 years ago this afternoon (January 30th, 1969) that the Beatles performed for the last time in public, on the roof of their Apple headquarters building in London. For the better part of that January, the group had been filming their rehearsals for a planned comeback...