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It was 30 years ago today (July 13th, 1985) that the Live Aid concerts took place in Philadelphia's JFK Stadium and London's Wembley Stadium. The mammoth fundraising shows were organized by then-Boomtown Rats frontman Bob Geldof, who began the music industry's efforts to fight...
It’s looking like the legal skirmishes between the surviving members of Creedence Clearwater Revival just won’t end. Billboard reported the band’s creative genius John Fogerty has sued his former bandmates, bassist Stu Cook and drummer Doug Clifford -- who now tour under the...
Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder is a well-known Chicago Cubs fan and attends games whenever he’s in town. Thursday night, the Cubs returned the favor and joined him onstage to belt out the set-closer “All the Way,” Vedder’s tribute to the team. The event was benefiting the...
It looks like Phil Rudd won’t be joining the boys of AC/DC on tour anytime soon -- or anyone anywhere else, for that matter. The drummer was sentenced to eight months of home detention in New Zealand’s Tauranga District Court Thursday after pleading guilty to charges of...
Coming on September 18th is Keith Richards’ third solo album -- and his first in 22 years -- titled, Crosseyed Heart. Joining the Rolling Stones co-founder on the set are his X-Pensive Winos bandmates -- guitarist Waddy Watchel and chief collaborator, drummer Steve Jordan, Sara...
Co-founding Eagles bassist Randy Meisner was placed under the 24-hour care of a temporary conservator following a July 8th court hearing regarding Meisner’s recent actions, according to Ultimate Classic Rock. Meisner’s conservatorship was handed down by Los Angeles County...
While most people with a broken leg would take things down a notch, Dave Grohl appears to be feistier than ever perhaps in spite of his injury. The Foo Fighters frontman has been sitting in a Game of Thrones style chair rigged with lights, guitar necks and the band’s logo on...
New details have emerged about the film Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo is releasing. Based on the life and music of bass legend Jaco Pastorius, it is slated for release in November, 2015. Titled Jaco – A Documentary Film, it is being produced by Trujillo and Johnny Pastorius...
Now available for download is Los Angeles Sports Arena, Los Angeles, CA -- the latest release as part of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band's ongoing vintage concert series. The April 23rd, 1988 concert chronicles “The Boss’” scene-changing Tunnel Of Love Express tour,...