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Pete Townshend says that he still believes in the power and importance of the rock concert. Townshend, who this summer has released his latest solo compilation, Truancy: The Best Of Pete Townshend, along with his orchestral Classic Quadrophenia, sang the praises of live concerts...
The Foo Fighters documentary series Sonic Highways and the Kurt Cobain documentary Montage Of Heck, both of which aired on HBO, received Emmy nominations on Thursday (July 16th) when the full list of nominees was announced. Sonic Highways got the nod for Outstanding Sound Mixing...
3 Doors Down frontman Brad Arnold kicked a male fan out of a recent concert in Broomfield, Colorado after he apparently observed the man striking a woman. 3 Doors Down guitarist Chris Henderson posted footage of the incident online, in which you can hear Arnold stop the show and...
Has Mick Jagger dumped his 28-year-old girlfriend for an even younger woman??? According to The National Inquirer, Jagger -- who is already a great-grandfather and turns 72 next month -- has reportedly been cheating on 28-year-old ballerina girlfriend Melanie Hamrick with 26-...
The Eagles and Carole King have been announced as recipients of the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors, according to The Los Angeles Times. Among the other honorees of what is regarded, as "one of America's highest cultural and artistic honors" are filmmaker George Lucas, conductor...
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich believes that streaming services are the future of the music industry -- although he also admits that they will be more effective for established acts than new ones. Speaking with the BBC, Ulrich said, "I believe streaming is good for music. People...
Slipknot and Stone Sour's Corey Taylor is the gift that keeps on giving this week. Following his tirade about Kanye West proclaiming himself the world's "greatest living rock star," Taylor set his sights on Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose in the same Opie Radio interview, calling...
Staind has been mostly inactive since 2011 and singer Aaron Lewis said in a new interview that the band is probably going to stay that way for the foreseeable future. Asked by Shout Out Minnesota if the group has any plans, Lewis replied, “Not for a while. Mike [Mushok], the...
Newly released is the first in-depth career-spanning biography of Ringo Starr. Ringo Starr: With A Little Help, sheds new light on Ringo's pre-fame days in Liverpool and as the drummer for Rory Storm & The Hurricanes, along with his Beatles years, and beyond. New facts are...