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Will Brooker, a British professor at Kingston University, has decided to adopt the “dress sense, diet and cultural interests” of each of the many characters David Bowie has been over the course of his career for the next year. Brooker came up with the idea after being hired to...
Deep Purple will release two new live albums on August 28th. Bassist Roger Glover shared that the group is just beginning to work on new material. He told UltimateClassicRock.com, "We’re still in the discovery process, so I don’t know. Now What?! was such an important album for...
Rod Stewart is a huge fan of Scotland’s Celtic Football Club so he decided to celebrate a great show on Sunday, August 16th, by inviting anyone wearing a Celtics t-shirt to join him for a free beer at Gordon Ramsay's Pub. Stewart tweeted his 227,000 followers, "To celebrate a...
Alter Bridge and Creed guitarist Mark Tremonti said in a new interview with Alternative Nation that a reunion of the latter band is not likely to happen anytime soon. With Alter Bridge going into the studio early next year and Tremonti still promoting Cauterize, the second album...
The daughter and mother of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain disagreed over the way he was depicted in the documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck, which premiered on HBO last May and is in the middle of a limited theatrical run. Director Brett Morgen told Deadline that Kurt's...
Sammy Hagar has been shopping a new reality show on his family but so far he hasn't gotten any takers. According to Hagar, networks haven't been biting on the sizzle reel he's been shopping. He told the St. Louis Dispatch, "The response I got was that there’s no drama . . . How...
Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson was diagnosed with cancer back in February but he's bounced back and was recently given a clean bill of health. The vocalist shared what it was like to undergo treatment for the tumor that was found on the back of his tongue. Dickinson told Metal...
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...