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It was 45 years ago today (May 13th, 1970), that the Beatles' final movie, Let It Be, received its U.S. premiere, in New York City theaters. The film, which was shot in January 1969, was originally intended to be a TV special called Get Back featuring the group rehearsing for...
Fresh off this past weekend's performance at the inaugural U.S. version of Rock In Rio in Las Vegas, Metallica has announced that it will perform at the 2015 X-Games, set to take place between June 4th and 7th in Austin, Texas. Metallica will headline on June 6th. Other artists...
Photographer Kirk Weddle has released a series of photos he took of Nirvana on October 28th, 1991, in which he persuaded the trio to pose in a swimming pool in a parody of the naked-baby-in-a-pool cover of their just-released album Nevermind, which he also shot. Weddle recalled...
Prior to the Who’s concert last night (May 11th) at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, Roger Daltrey met with the press to announce the partnership with the city’s Vanderbilt Hospitals and the band's patron charity, Teen Cancer America. Daltrey has been diligently working to bring...
3 Doors Down has announced a slew of summer tour dates that will find the band teaming up with Seether for more than a dozen shows before playing more gigs with either Theory Of A Deadman or Collective Soul on the bill as support. 3 Doors Down will play a few shows in late May,...
Peter Frampton has signed on for Thursday's (May 14th) tribute Dear Jerry: Celebrating The Music Of Jerry Garcia concert commemorating the 20th anniversary of Jerry Garcia’s death. The show, set for Columbia, Maryland’s Merriweather Post Pavilion, will feature performances from...
Happy Birthday to Steve Winwood who celebrates his 67th birthday today (May 12th)! Winwood has been a working musician nearly all of his life having joined the Spencer Davis Group band in 1963 at the age of 15. Two years later the band released their debut album, titled Their...
The Louisville Leopard Percussionists recently performed a cover version of the Ozzy Osbourne classic “Crazy Train,” and the Black Sabbath singer checked it out. He must have liked what he saw, because he ended up donating $10,000 to the group. “Myself, my whole family and my...
The Jimi Hendrix estate has given the green light for an official Hendrix biopic from director Paul Greengrass, according to Rolling Stone. The deal with Legendary Pictures sees 8 Mile screenwriter, Scott Silver, on board, with the estate proving permission for Hendrix masters...