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According to insiders, Bad Company is working on its first new studio album with Paul Rodgers since 1982's Rough Diamonds. Media Mass quoted an inside source claiming the band has as many as eight new songs, saying: "It’s still in the early stages. They got security on the doors...
The Rolling Stones have posted a new video online promoting their new "America Latina Ole" tour. The trek, which kicks off on Wednesday (February 3rd) Santiago, Chile, is making stops in Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Peru, and Colombia. The Stones last hit South America in...
Eric Clapton was ordered by a Paris court to pay the family of artist Emile Frandsen more than $16,000 for using an altered version of the painting on the cover of Layla. The family accused Clapton of using an altered version of Frandsen's painting "Young Girl With Bouquet"...
Happy Birthday to Tom Petty's right-hand man and Heartbreakers co-founder and lead guitarist -- Mike Campbell, who turns 66 today (February 1st). Campbell was part of Mudcrutch with Petty prior to the pair founding the Heartbreakers in 1975, and along with Petty reunited with...
KISS have announced more details for their sixth cruise. It sets sail from Miami on November 4th with stops in Cozumel and Grand Cayman before returning to Miami on November 9th. On the non-music side of the KISS empire, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley opened another of their Rock...
It was 47 years ago this afternoon (January 30th, 1969) that the Beatles performed for the last time in public, on the roof of their Apple headquarters building in London. For the better part of that January, the group had been filming their rehearsals for a planned comeback...
Banger Films, the folks behind documentaries on Rush and Alice Cooper, are producing one on the career of ZZ Top. Singer and guitarist Billy F. Gibbons says, “We’re excited that Banger Films have undertaken the challenge setting the ZZ Top story into motion. The band is...
Vince Neil of Mötley Crüe has more than Celebrity Apprentice on the docket this year. He's also plotting a new solo album. Neil is working on songs with his solo band and might even debut some of them live. He tells the Michigan City News-Dispatch, "I'll say that we're recording...
Scott Stapp of Creed says he's rooting for the team that does "Creedbombing" in the Super Bowl. The term "Creedbombing" came from Carolina Panthers linebacker Ben Jacobs. It involves sneaking up on a teammate and shouting Creed lyrics at him in your best Stapp impression. The...