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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...
Making good on their pledge to reschedule the weeklong residency they had to cancel on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, U2 went all-out, doing a skit featuring them busking in the New York City subway in disguise. The band ran through “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m...
ZZ Top has just announced a 15-date North American summer run. The band, who'll head out on a nine-date European mini-tour next month, will kick things off on this side of the pond on August 12th in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania at the Bethlehem, Musikfest -- and will will wind things...
Pete Townshend spoke candidly to Rolling Stone about the Who's current 50th anniversary tour during which -- on May 19th -- he'll mark his 70th birthday. When asked about where he and Roger Daltrey find motivation this late in the game, he explained, "My first song that charted...
Ex-Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland is talking again about his delivery of “Vasoline” at a show in Texas last week. He alluded to faulty equipment again, saying his ear monitors weren’t working, and denying drugs as the cause. In a rambling interview with WXNR 99.5, he...
Paul McCartney joined Florida band Josh Walther & The Phase5 on Saturday night (May 9th) to jam on a Beatles classic at his stepson’s graduation party. Examiner.com posted that the bash, held at Winter Park, Florida’s Interlachen Country Club, was thrown in honor of Arlen...
Slash was asked about the possibility of a reunion of the classic Guns N' Roses lineup on Thursday's (May 7th) edition of CBS This Morning and gave a somewhat surprising answer. He replied, "I've got to be careful what I say there. I mean, if everybody wanted to do it and do it...
It was 50 years ago Sunday (May 10th, 1965) that the Rolling Stones began recording their signature tune "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" at Chicago's legendary Chess Studios. Co-writer Keith Richards began writing the song in the early hours of the previous May 7th, while the...