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AC/DC played its first North American show in five years on Friday night (April 10th), headlining the Coachella Festival in Indio, California. AC/DC's 20-song set kicked off with "Hell Ain't A Bad Place To Be," featured three songs from the band's latest album, Rock Or Bust --...
Former Guns N' Roses manager Vicky Hamilton, who handled the group during their formative early years on the Hollywood rock scene, believes that she could end the long-running feud between singer Axl Rose and ex-guitarist Slash and pave the way for a reunion of the band's...
With over 50 years of playing in every conceivable type of venue, Keith Richards is definitely partial to stadiums. The Rolling Stones co-founder, who’ll head out on the road next month with the band for a set of 15 massive outdoor shows explained to Pollstar, “Stadiums, I love...
Stone Temple Pilots guitarist Dean DeLeo spoke with the Orange County Register about the band's decision to dismiss singer Scott Weiland in 2013 and replace him with Linkin Park's Chester Bennington. DeLeo explained, "Robert (DeLeo, bass), Eric (Kretz, drums), Scott and I had...
One of John Mellencamp’s sons is heading to jail after he and his brother plead guilty to misdemeanor battery charges from a July 2013 altercation in their hometown of Bloomington, Indiana. 19-year-old Speck Mellencamp was sentenced to four days in jail and 20-year-old Hud...
Jon Bon Jovi will return to his Sayreville, New Jersey roots for the upcoming reality series, If I Wasn’t A Rock Star, on the TWC-Dimension channel. The show, which he’ll also executive produce, features legendary rockers returning to their pre-fame lives to ponder what would’ve...
Fresh off a string of co-headlining dates with Journey, the Steve Miller Band has a 29-date North American tour running from May to August. Miller and the band kick things off on May 15th Southaven, Mississippi at BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove and winds things up for...
As expected, the Grateful Dead have added two Northern California stadium shows to their Fare Thee Well string of concerts. The two shows, to be held on June 27th and 28th at Santa Clara’s Levi’s Stadium, precede the final three shows already on the books for the following month...
Halestorm takes a lot of musical chances on its upcoming third album, Into The Wild Life, and one of the biggest is a piano-driven track called "Dear Daughter." Singer Lzzy Hale spoke with RockSverige about the song, saying, "(Halestorm drummer Arejay Hale and I) grew up with a...