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40 years ago when Paul McCartney first returned to North America for his Wings Over America comeback tour, he performed a scant five Beatles tunes. Today, his three-hour concerts average about 25 of them. McCartney, who sings a tribute song to John Lennon as well as tackling...
Happy Birthday to former Dire Straits guitarist and leader Mark Knopfler, who celebrates his 67th birthday today (August 12th)! Knopfler formed Dire Straits in 1977 with his brother David Knopfler, bassist John Illsey, and drummer Pick Withers. They recorded their self-titled...
Eagles bassist Timothy B. Schmit will release his latest solo album on September 23rd, titled Leap Of Faith. The new set, which includes "a strong mix of rock, country, Americana, R&B, and even a bit of reggae," builds upon the foundation Schmit laid down with his critically...
A new Black Sabbath book will cover their earliest days up to this year's The End tour. The Complete History of Black Sabbath: What Evil Lurks by Joel McIver will be published on October 15th. The book includes more than 200 photos -- including some from The End tour -- and a...
Green Day has officially unveiled Revolution Radio as the title of its 12th studio album, with its release date set for October 7th. In a new interview with Rolling Stone , frontman Billie Joe Armstrong said about the disc, "The songs were written before the Presidential...
Metallica 's headlining performance at Minneapolis' new U.S. Bank Stadium on Saturday, August 20th will be livestreamed by Pandora. The livestream will begin at 10 p.m. ET with replays and spins of individual songs also taking place after the concert. Metallica has also curated...
Paul McCartney, who's back on tour after nearly a month's break, is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Rolling Stone and talked candidly about his past, present, and future. When pressed about his current relationship with Yoko Ono, he said, "It's really good, actually...
While Slash is out on tour with Guns N' Roses again, it means of course that his solo band, Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, are on a forced hiatus at the moment. Speaking with Team Rock , singer Myles Kennedy said that he doesn't see that situation changing anytime soon...
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has revealed that his cancer is finally in remission. Iommi broke the news to the Birmingham Mail while helping to unveil a plaque at the hospital where he had been receiving treatment for his illness. He said, "I came back to hospital straight...