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Lynryd Skynyrd has just added 13 dates to their 2015 itinerary. New stops are now on the books for Mashantucket, Connecticut; Catoosa, Oklahoma; Bluefield, West Virginia; Gilford, New Hampshire; Airway Heights, Washington; Bethel, New York; Huber Heights, Ohio; Clarkston,...
A new book out in the U.K. claims that Metallica has made a series of "disastrous" financial decisions over the past five years that has left the band in the red. According to Gigwise, Into The Black authors Paul Brannigan and Ian Winwood claim that since 2010, "It’s likely that...
The Kurt Cobain documentary Montage Of Heck has not even been officially released yet and already there is a conspiracy theory surrounding it. According to Alternative Nation, someone named Shawn Helton has written an article for 21st Century Wire in which he offers his opinion...
Green Day got together earlier this week to jam for the first time in a year, posting a photo of the band on Instagram to commemorate the occasion. It's not clear whether the band was assembling to rehearse for their upcoming induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame or to...
Fans of Scott Weiland were left "disgusted" and "disappointed" after the former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver singer held a VIP meet-and-greet session at the Brighton Music Hall in Boston, Massachusetts. Three different fans posted their descriptions of the event at a...
It was 46 years ago today (March 20th, 1969) that John Lennon and Yoko Ono married in Gibraltar -- only eight days after Paul McCartney wed first wife Linda Eastman in London. Directly after the wedding, the couple opened up their hotel room to the world's press during their...
Paul McCartney announced that he and his band will be performing at Robin Hood Foundation's annual benefit, to be held May 12th at the New York City's Jacob Javits Center. McCartney, who owns property in Manhattan, has always been heavily involved in charities for the "Big Apple...
In 1979, ex-Black Sabbath vocalist Ozzy Osbourne was in Los Angeles, attempting to form a new band. An acquaintance of Osbourne's, future Slaughter bassist Dana Strum, contacted Rhoads to see if he was interested. Rhoads, disillusioned with Quiet Riot's inability to land an...
When developing the new EVH 5150IIIS Stealth amp head, Eddie Van Halen said he needed a little “more gas in the tank” before his band embarked on their epic 2012 tour. It seems like the Hall of Fame guitarist accomplished his goal, as he and the EVH team came up with a hot-...