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Nickelback had a rough 2015 and it appears that the Canadian act intends to put the last 12 months in the rearview mirror by getting to work on a new record. According to Billboard.com, frontman Chad Kroeger tweeted on Monday (January 25th) that the band is working on new tunes...
Jimmy Bain , the former bassist in Dio and Rainbow , has reportedly died at the age of 68. They're hasn't been any official confirmation, but such friends as ex-Dio drummer Simon Wright , Megadeth guitarist Dave Mustaine and Matt Sorum of Velvet Revolver all posted about Bain's...
Eagles' Joe Walsh and Bernie Leadon, along with Glenn Frey's songwriting partner J.D. Souther, posted tributes to Frey in response to an eloquent eulogy from music blogger Bob Lefsetz on his Lefsetz Letter website. Glenn Frey died on January 18th in New York City at age 67 due...
Steven Tyler and daughter Mia popped up during CNN's coverage of Saturday's (January 23rd) blizzard in New York's Central Park. A bundled up Tyler told CNN, "I'm gonna hunker down. I've got a funny feeling the storm's gonna keep us here a couple extra days." Tyler was in town...
Guns N' Roses is offering a "Signature VIP Experience" at their upcoming Las Vegas shows for $2,500. According to Alternative Nation, the package does not include a meet and greet opportunity with Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan. It does include one ticket in the first 10 rows...
Winter storm Jonas forced Bruce Springsteen & The E Street band to postponed last night's (January 24th) Madison Square Garden gig. The show, which was supposed to be the first of two shows at the venue, will be rescheduled at a later date. Backstreets.com reported all...
Pearl Jam has raised $300,000 to help the people of Flint, Michigan as the city reels from a water crisis that has gone on for two years. According to Billboard, the band has donated $125,000 of its money, while pulling another $175,000 out of recording, publishing and touring...
The Sierra Club has filed suit to stop a development on the shores of Malibu, California spearheaded by The Edge of U2. The California Coastal Commission gave the OK to The Edge and his partners to build five mansions with swimming pools on a Malibu ridge last month. The Sierra...
The boy from Rush‘s Power Windows album grew up to own a record store, and now is enjoying that album's re-issue on vinyl. The 52-year-old Neill Cunningham owns Toronto’s Pandemonium Records, and the store currently has an entire wall of the records just behind the counter...