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It was 46 years ago today -- August 18th, 1969 -- that the Woodstock Music and Art Fair wrapped with Jimi Hendrix's incendiary set after more than three days of music in Bethel, New York. More than 450,000 people converged upon the small upstate town to hear rock's biggest bands...
Kinks lead guitarist Dave Davies played two nights in November at New York's City Winery and he was able to capture the material for a new live project. The new album, Rippin' Up New York City: Live at the City Winery, will be released on September 4th. The set features some...
A performance of "My Hero" last night brought a fan to tears, so Grohl brought the guy on stage. Dave Grohl grabbed a fan out of the crowd Sunday night in Colorado -- in an attempt to get the guy to stop crying. Grohl and his Foo Fighters bandmates were playing an acoustic...
Bob Dylan has led the list of Rolling Stone magazine's "100 Greatest Songwriters." The list, compiled by the magazine's editors, split the songwriting team of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, with McCartney following Dylan at Number Two and Lennon at Number Three. Coming in next...
Nickelback has been forced to cancel all remaining dates on its 2015 world tour due to an extended period of vocal rest ordered for singer Chad Kroeger, who recently underwent surgery to remove an intracordal cyst from his voice box. Although the Canadian act planned to return...
Shinedown has made a new song called "Black Cadillac" available for streaming. The soulful song is taken from the band's upcoming fifth album, Threat To Survival, and bassist Eric Bass told us that Shinedown experimented with its sound on this effort more than before: "The...
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea is now a beekeeper. According to TMZ.com, he has somewhere between 180,000 and 200,000 bees in his backyard, of which he has been posting photos online. Flea has three beehives, each holding more than 60,000 of the insects, and he says he has "...
Last fall, Sammy Hagar was one of 499 people in the world to plunk down $1.4-million on a LaFerrari, and wouldn't you know it -- the car showed up while he was on a plane to Illinois and STL for shows this weekend. He says, "I've been waiting a whole year for this and now I won'...
David Gilmour is starting to do press ahead of next month's release of his album Rattle That Lock, and of course, the question on everyone's mind is, "Will Pink Floyd ever reunite?" And once again, David's answer is the same, although this time he's a bit more adamant. He tells...