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Foo Fighters helped kick off the 40th anniversary celebration of acclaimed PBS series Austin City Limits by performing on this past Friday's (October 3rd) two-hour all-star edition. The band performed "Two Headed Dog (Red Temple Prayer)" by local Austin legend Roky Erickson,...
Fleetwood Mac's North American tour rolls on tonight and tomorrow (October 6th and 7th), with back-to-back shows at New York City's legendary Madison Square Garden. The tour marks the return of Christine McVie, who quit the band in 1998 and out of the blue decided that she...
It was 50 years ago today (October 6th, 1964) that the Beatles began recording "Eight Days A Week." John Lennon, who co-wrote the song with Paul McCartney, was never a fan of the song, and prior to his death in 1980 told Playboy, "We struggled to record it and struggled to make...
Bruce Springsteen, Metallica, and Dave Grohl will headline next month’s The Concert For Valor. The live concert will be held in Washington, D.C. on November 11th on the National Mall at 7 p.m. ET. Among the other performers scheduled to take part are Eminem, Carrie Underwood,...
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl told Canada's QMI Agency in a new interview that he's still finishing up the band's new album, Sonic Highways, as well as the upcoming HBO series about its creation. Grohl explained, "This has been two years of my life -- and I’m still not done,...
Kiss bassist Gene Simmons may think "rock is dead," but Slash disagrees. Speaking with the Irish Times, Slash said, "There are a lot of issues that have popped up over the last 20 years or so that have had a huge effect on the industry as a whole . . . If they don't want to...
It was 44 years ago Saturday (October 4th, 1970) that Janis Joplin was found dead. After a long night of partying, Joplin's body was discovered in her room at the Landmark Hotel in Hollywood with fresh needle marks in her arm, and her death was ruled an accidental overdose...
Fleetwood Mac has had to go back to work to relearn a third of their stage act sidelined when Christine McVie split the band. Stevie Nicks -- who never stopped pining for McVie to return -- says that band happily dug back in to get the songs up to speed. She admitted to Rolling...
Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band are back on the road for the fall leg of their 2014 tour. Ringo plays tonight (October 3rd) at St. Louis' Fabulous Fox Theatre. In addition to this year being the 25th anniversary of the first All Starr Band road trek, Ringo is making history...