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Out now on CD is Bryan Adams' Live At The Palladium, L.A. 1985 - The Classic FM Broadcast. The legendary show from January 31st, 1985, captured Adams on the verge of superstardom, touring behind 1984's Reckless, which took a whopping nine months to finally top the U.S. charts in...
Paul McCartney is plotting a new album by year's end. McCartney spoke to The Washington Post about his composing process these days, explaining, "I either make a note in my notepad or do a little voice memo. Just to remind myself exactly the feel of the song. But it does mean...
Coming on the heels of his year-long reissue series, Phil Collins will release a 45-track, career-spanning three-disc solo hits compilation, titled, The Singles. The album, which will also be issued as a two-CD set with 33 tracks, and a four-LP vinyl version -- as well as a...
It was 31 years ago today (July 13th, 1985) that the Live Aid concerts took place in Philadelphia's JFK Stadium and London's Wembley Stadium. The mammoth fundraising shows were organized by then-Boomtown Rats frontman Bob Geldof, who began the music industry's efforts to fight...
Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh Klinghoffer said in an interview with Russian outlet Metro News that the comparisons to his predecessor in the band, longtime guitarist John Frusciante, are starting to get on his nerves. Klinghoffer explained, "Of course it gets annoying. On...
According to Forbes, AC/DC tops the list of rock earners for the past 12 months. The Aussie band is number-17 on the magazine's list of the " Word's Highest-Paid Celebrities ," with a haul of $67.5-million. The Rolling Stones are just behind, at number-18, with $66.5-mil. The...
A day after going to the hospital due to discomfort in his chest, Lynyrd Skynyrd singer Johnny Van Zant is on the mend. His manager tells us, "He is fine. He has bronchitis and has medicine and looks forward to performing on Friday in Cincinnati." Johnny was taken to the...
A Guns N' Roses fan named Caroline Campos is claiming that a poster she brought to the band's concert in Nashville on July 9th, which read "Where's Izzy?" -- asking why original guitarist Izzy Stradlin was not involved in the current tour -- was taken from her and ripped to...
Steven Tyler has a third grandchild. Daughter Liv Tyler gave birth to a girl, Lula Rose Gardner, Friday. It's her third child and second with partner David Gardner. A woman by the name of Carolyn Eyck has posted a video on YouTube of her doing Jimmy Page 's guitar solo in Led...