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Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler told Radio.com that founding Sabbath drummer Bill Ward was offered an opportunity to join the band for the final U.S. concert of its farewell tour, but that Ward declined because he wanted to do either the whole tour or nothing at all. But...
Coming on May 6th is the Who's fourth and final vinyl box set -- Volume 4: The Polydor Singles 1975-2015. The new box follows the band's past collections which chronicled their releases on the Brunswick, Reaction, and Track labels, brings the band's singles up through the Who's...
According to an unconfirmed report, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band will carry on its tour behind The River through April with an extra dozen North American concerts. Songmango.com posted that "The Boss" would be adding a third Los Angeles show, along with assorted...
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...