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AC/DC has announced 13 North American tour dates, starting on August 22nd at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts and wrapping up on September 28th at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. Tickets will be available via Ticketmaster. AC/DC's only other announced North American...
Kiss frontman Paul Stanley had some no-holds-barred advice for Beck after the latter's Grammy win for Album of the Year on Sunday night (February 8th) was marred by an onstage appearance from rapper Kanye West. Writing at his Facebook page, Stanley said that Beck "should've...
The latest release as part of Bruce Springsteen’s ongoing vintage concert series goes all the way back to December 31st, 1975. Portions of his and the E Street Band's concert at Upper Darby, Pennsylvania’s Tower Theater were originally considered for release in 1976 as "The Boss...
George Thorogood & The Destroyers and Brian Setzer have announced the initial dates of their joint Rockabilly Riot Tour 2015. The tour takes its name from Setzer's 2014 album, named Rockabilly Riot! All Original. So far 13 dates are now on the books, with the tour launching...
Genesis’ Mike Rutherford has just released the deluxe expanded 25th anniversary edition of Mike + The Mechanics’ 1988 album, The Living Years. The set -- which was the band's second -- features the 1989 chart-topping title track and “Nobody’s Perfect.” The new deluxe edition...
It was 52 years ago today (February 11th, 1963), that the Beatles recorded their first album, Please Please Me, in just under 10 hours. The album also featured both sides of their first two singles -- "Love Me Do"/"P.S. I Love You," and "Please Please Me"/"Ask Me Why," which had...
Ex-Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland and his band The Wildabouts have announced that their new drummer is Joey Castillo, best known for his 12-year stint in Queens Of The Stone Age. Weiland told us that he and Castillo go way back: "I've known Joey for a long time, since...
Tool drummer Danny Carey is teaming with Mastodon singer-guitarist Brent Hinds and members of the bands Off! and Burning Brides in a new "supergroup" called Legend of the Seagullmen. According to Rolling Stone, the hard rock act has been recording with Jonah Hex film director...
Faith No More has announced that its long-awaited reunion album, Sol Invictus, will be released on May 19th through the band's own Reclamation Recordings imprint, with distribution via singer Mike Patton's Ipecac Recordings. The disc will be the first set of all-new Faith No...