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Tonight's (December 5th) finale of the Foo Fighters' Sonic Highways series is set in New York City and even though they have seven episodes behind them, Dave Grohl says he still can't imagine that millions of people watch the show. He tells us, "Seeing the finale episode, it...
Today (December 5th) marks the 41st anniversary of the release of Paul McCartney & Wings' Band On The Run album. Band On The Run, which reunited McCartney with legendary Beatles engineer Geoff Emerick, included three Top 10 hits -- "Helen Wheels," which peaked at Number 10...
Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose is not dead. An article designed to look like an MSNBC report surfaced on the Internet on Wednesday (December 3rd) with a headline reading, "Sources: Guns N' Roses Frontman Axl Rose Found Dead in West Hollywood Home at Age 52." The false report...
Keyboardist Ian McLagan, best known for his work in the seminal 1960's "Mod" group the Small Faces and later on, the Faces, died on December 3rd from complications from a stroke. In 1978, McLagan married Keith Moon's wife, Kim Kerrigan, and helped raise her daughter with Moon,...
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was taken to a police station in Tauranga, New Zealand in handcuffs after an incident on Thursday morning (December 4th). According to SunLive, witnesses at a local coffee shop saw Rudd get into a dispute with “a huge guy” who was apparently the drummer’s...
U2 will kick off a 19-city, 44-concert arena tour in May 2015 with a string of shows in several major North American cities, according to Ultimate Classic Rock. Called the Innocence + Experience Tour, the trek will also feature 22 fall dates in Europe in addition to the 22 set...
It was 38 years ago today (December 4th, 1976), that Boston's self-titled debut album peaked at Number Three on the Billboard 200 album chart, where it stayed for five weeks. Since then, nearly every song from the album continues to receive heavy airplay on classic rock radio...
Fans may be surprised to see one name missing off the credits of the authorized Kurt Cobain documentary that's coming next year: the late Nirvana frontman's widow, Courtney Love. According to the Hollywood Reporter, it was Love who initially approached filmmaker Brett Morgen in...
Soundgarden is the subject of a new documentary from the same team that has produced recent films on Rush, Alice Cooper and the history of heavy metal. The film will cover the band's entire career, from their early days on the Seattle club scene through their breakup in the late...