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Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett has revealed that the second edition of his Fear FestEvil horror and music convention will take place on April 10th, 11th and 12th in San Jose, California. The first night will feature a Murder Mystery Dinner/VIP Party at the legendary Winchester...
According to a new article in England's Q magazine, dementia wasn't the only illness that now-retired AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young faced during the last several years. Malcolm was first diagnosed with lung cancer after the band concluded its Black Ice tour in 2010, but it was...
The Who is slowly turning Florida into one of the band’s North American strongholds. Although the group has always enjoyed fierce followings in such cities as Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Detroit, New York, Boston, San Francisco, Cleveland, and Chicago; the Sunshine State has...
Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience has rolled out its first handful of dates for March. Last month, Bonham posted on his Twitter feed that dates would soon be announced for March, April, and May and said that he was thinking about the 2015 gigs featuring the first four...
It was 46 years ago Saturday (January 10th, 1969) that George Harrison temporarily quit the Beatles. The group, who was filming their Let It Be movie in the cavernous Twickenham Film Studios in London, had been rife with tension as they prepared to work up a set of new material...
Original Little River Band lead singer and songwriter Glenn Shorrock has written a letter to Jimmy Fallon urging him to not allow the latest version of the band to perform on The Tonight Show next week. The group -- which never split -- hasn’t featured any of the original...
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi discussed in a new interview with the U.K.'s Mirror how his life is going three years after being diagnosed with lymphoma. The disease forced Iommi and the group to work around both his treatments and his recovery periods while recording,...
Led Zeppelin’s expanded three-disc reissue of their 1975 double album Physical Graffiti will be released in the UK on February 24th, and presumably in the States the following day. Ultimate Classic Rock reported that the new set has been made available for pre-sale on Amazon.UK...
Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo said in a new video interview that part of the reason he's managed to maintain a long career in music was that he avoided any heavy substance abuse. Trujillo explained to Indie Power, "I was fortunate to not get wrapped up too hard in anything...