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The Who kicks off their final 15 North American dates tonight (April 26th) when the band resumes its "Who Hits 50" tour at Toronto's Air Canada Centre. The show comes after a nearly month-long hiatus for the band and the final shows will hit a total of six Canadian cities --...
Although Jeff Lynne's work writing, producing, and fronting the Electric Light Orchestra, by the late-1980's and '90s, he was known primarily for his work with others. The 1980's saw Lynne behind the boards for era defining albums by his Traveling Wilburys cohorts George...
Coming on May 6th, is the Cars latest greatest hits collection -- Moving In Stereo: The Best Of The Cars. In addition to such '80s radio staples as "Just What I Needed," "Drive," "My Best Friend’s Girl," and "Let's Go," the new set includes the rare, single mix for 'I'm Not The...
Halestorm's latest tour, which kicked off on April 1st, has featured the legendary Lita Ford as direct support and it was only a matter of time before Ford and Halestorm front-person Lzzy Hale got together onstage. That happened last week in Spartanburg, South Carolina, when...
Bruce Springsteen's live performance of Prince's "Purple Rain" is available as a free download from BruceSpringsteen.net . David Gilmour played part of the guitar solo from "Purple Rain" during "Comfortably Numb" Sunday night at London's Royal Albert Hall. Gilmour may have...
Ace Frehley's new album, Origins: Vol. 1, a collection of covers that influenced him -- featuring songs originally recorded by Cream, Jimi Hendrix, Free and others -- is making a bit of a buzz on the Billboard charts. It debuted at number-one on the Hard Music chart; number-...
Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder and Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails have been revealed as part of the massive cast for Showtime's upcoming revival of the cult TV series Twin Peaks. It is not known what roles they'll be playing. Neither musician has any noteworthy acting credits:...
Billie Joe Armstrong was joined by a few friends to celebrate the premiere of his film Geezer Saturday night in New York. Armstrong was backed by a band that included Green Day's Tre Cool on drums and longtime friend Jesse Malin on guitar. Armstrong opened with "Devil's Kind,"...
2016 Record Store Day Ambassadors Metallica performed live on April 16th at Berkeley, California's legendary record store Rasputin Music in celebration of Record Store Day 2016. Behind-the-scenes footage from the event has been posted online. Blabbermouth reports, fan club...