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In celebration of the New Year, David Lee Roth posted a new cover of Wilson Pickett’s “Mustang Sally” to his ongoing YouTube and iTunes webcast, The Roth Show. The video, which shows Roth doing his usual shtick at home and on the streets of Tokyo and Manhattan, mainly serves as...
Robert Plant and Billy Joel are among the artists tapped to headline the 2015 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The 14th annual four-day camping and music festival will be held from June 11th through the 14th in Manchester, Tennessee, 60 miles south of Nashville. Other...
Crosby, Stills, & Nash have announced a 10-date theater tour for the spring kicking off on April 29th at Lincoln, Nebraska’s Lied Center. Along the way, the group’s Midwest and East Coast run will be making stops in Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, New Jersey, Maryland, and...
Paul McCartney says that he stills shies away from formulas - both in songwriting and record making. During a chat with Paste magazine, the former Beatle explained that since he and John Lennon began writing songs, the press have been asking him to divulge their secret,...
AC/DC's current single, "Play Ball," is featured in two new commercials from Beats Electronics. The spots, which debuted during Saturday's NFL playoff game between the Seattle Seahawks and Carolina Panthers, show off two headphones from the Apple-owned company: the Powerbeats2...
The Who and Elton John have been announced as the headline acts for the 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The Who will perform on the Saturday of the Fest’s first wended on April 25th, with Elton taking the stage the following Saturday. The concerts mark both the...
Robert Plant has been carving out a distinct spot with his solo albums over the past seven years, but wishes the new work had a dedicated fan base -- much like the Grateful Dead did. Plant’s new solo set with backing band Sensational Space Shifters has earned the former Led...
Tim Drummond, a world renown bassist for his work over the years with Bob Dylan, Neil Young, and Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young, died on January 10th of undisclosed causes in St. Louis County, Missouri, according to Rolling Stone. Over the years Drummond also played on...
Stone Temple Pilots bassist Robert DeLeo revealed in a new post at Twitter that the band spent time last week writing new music with singer Chester Bennington, with the group headed into the recording studio on Monday (January 12th). STP's first effort with Bennington on vocals...