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Jimmy Page says the new remastered versions of Led Zeppelin’s albums easily trump the sound of the original albums and previous CD masters. Coming on February 25th is the sixth and latest Zep reissue supervised by Page -- 1975's Physical Graffiti. The new edition features seven...
Van Halen has settled its lawsuit against Kelly Van Halen, ex-wife of drummer Alex Van Halen, with lawyers for both parties telling a judge last week that the lawsuit should be dismissed. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Van Halen and its holding company, ELVH, Inc. sued...
The first authorized documentary about late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, titled Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck, will air on May 4th on HBO, following its premiere later this month at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The film is written, directed and produced by...
Former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland said in an interview with a Bay Area radio station that he "wouldn't be opposed" to a reunion tour with the latter group, who dismissed him in early 2008. Weiland stated, "I wouldn't be opposed to, at some...
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...