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Out this week on DVD and Blu-ray is the Doors' legendary self-produced film, Feast Of Friends. The infamous unfinished movie, which was shelved due to legal issues surrounding the Jim Morrison estate, was only ever seen at a few film festivals and was never officially released...
Ozzy Osbourne has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has numerous gold and platinum sales awards and has earned many other accolades throughout his career. But now he's received the ultimate honor of having a new species of animal life named after him. According...
Footage of Metallica's entire performance at this year's BlizzCon gaming convention is now online. The performance took place during the event's closing ceremony on Saturday (November 8th) in Anaheim, California. BlizzCon is a celebration of the global player communities...
Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins is the latest artist to pile on U2 and their new album, Songs Of Innocence, which was dumped for free and without permission onto all 500 million iTunes accounts in the world back in September as part of a mega-deal with Apple. Speaking with...
Shinedown has just notched its fourth gold album in a row -- indicating sales of more than 500,000 copies -- for 2012's Amaryllis, the Florida-based group's fourth studio effort. All four Shinedown albums are now either gold or platinum, with the latter certification awarded for...
Soundgarden has issued a previously unreleased track called "Twin Tower" online. The song is taken from the Seattle band's long-awaited three-CD rarities collection, Echo Of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across The Path, due out November 24th. The set features original B-sides, cover...
No one can say that Ringo Starr doesn't like the road -- or the current All Starr Band. Ringo has announced 18 dates hitting both North and South American in February and March. Ringo -- who has long been a proponent of switching up All Starr Band lineups after every tour -- has...
Last night at the 2014 MTV EMA's (Europe Music Awards), Ozzy Osbourne was honored with the Global Icon award and who better to pay tribute, but one of the greatest guitarists of all time, Slash. In a rip-roaring performance, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators...
It has been revealed that Robert Plant nixed a nearly $800 million dollar deal for a Led Zeppelin tour proposed by British mogul Richard Branson. Britain’s The Mirror reported that Branson, a die-hard fan of the band, pitched Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Jason Bonham...