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It was 34 years ago today (November 17th, 1980), that John Lennon and Yoko Ono released their comeback album Double Fantasy. The album marked Lennon's first release since his self-imposed five-year retirement from the music business in 1975, during which time he had become a...
AC/DC guitarist Angus Young and bassist Cliff Williams addressed the legal problems of drummer Phil Rudd in a new interview with USA Today, saying that the drummer is "not the Phil we've known from the past." Rudd was arrested on November 6th and charged with attempting to...
Richie Sambora is out of Bon Jovi, according to a statement Jon Bon Jovi made to Showbiz411.com. At the after party for the premiere fellow New Jersyan Jon Stewart’s directorial debut Rosewater, Jon Bon Jovi was asked about Sambora’s status with the band, and verbalized what has...
U2 frontman Bono got a scare on Wednesday (November 12th) when a rear door fell off his private plane in mid-air while the singer was on a flight from Dublin to Berlin. According to ABC News, Germout Freitag with the German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation...
Nickelback's new album, No Fixed Address, apparently contains some surprising new sounds from the Canadian rock radio kings. According to a review from Canada's QMI Agency, the group's eighth studio offering features a heavy dose of electronics, some dance rhythms, a more...
Creed and Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti said in a new interview with Classic Rock that he, bassist Brian Marshall and drummer Scott Phillips -- who all play in both bands -- have not spoken with Creed singer Scott Stapp since the end of the band's 2012 tour. Tremonti...
John Fogerty has come out in support of detractors who felt that Bruce Springsteen, Dave Grohl, and Zac Brown shouldn’t have played his Creedence Clearwater Revival classic “Fortunate Son” earlier this week at The Concert For Valor. Then trio performed an impassioned reading of...
Airing on January 2nd on PBS stations will be Billy Joel: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize. In addition to Billy Joel performing, the show will also feature appearances by John Mellencamp, Tony Bennett, Boyz II Men, Gavin DeGraw, Josh Groban, Natalie Maines, Kevin Spacey...
Sting might join the cast of his troubled Broadway musical, The Last Ship, at the beginning of 2015. The Daily News learned from a show insider said, “If Sting steps in, he likely would replace the star, Jimmy Nail” in the role of a shipbuilder. If that’s the case, the former...