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The Rolling Stones' next DVD/ Blu-ray vault release will be the band's legendary July 5th, 1969 free concert at London's Hyde Park. Although no specific details have been announced by the band -- or its distributors Eagle Rock -- SuperDeluxeEdition.com has posted that Canadian...
Released this week is A Chord Too Far, Genesis keyboardist and co-founder Tony Banks’ four-disc solo box set. The collection kicks off the remastered reissue series of his entire solo mainstream and orchestral catalog. Bank’s first two solo sets -- A Curious Feeling and The...
Shinedown frontman Brent Smith told Loudwire that he developed vocal problems which contributed to a delay in recording the band's fifth studio album. Smith explained that his throat was ailing after 21 months of touring for 2012's Amaryllis, saying, "When we got off tour I had...
Breaking Benjamin will make its first foray ever out onto the water when the band performs on the Axes & Anchors cruise next February. The group will headline the cruise, which already includes Adelitas Way, Flyleaf, Motionless In White, Thousand Foot Krutch, Zakk Wylde and...
Soundgarden vocalist Chris Cornell will re-release his 1999 debut solo album, Euphoria Morning, on August 14th under the original title of Euphoria Mourning. The disc has been remastered and will arrive on vinyl for the first time, along with CD and digital editions. Cornell...
Van Halen kicked off its summer North American tour on Sunday night (July 5th) in Seattle with a set featuring a number of rarities from the band's catalog that have not been heard live in decades. The show opened with "Light Up The Sky" from 1979's Van Halen II and also...
Ozzy Osbourne's 1981 solo set, Dairy of a Madman, has sold over 3.2 million copies since its release but the Black Sabbath frontman wasn't initially pleased with the final product. Bassist Rudy Sarzo told The Metal Voice, “I was on the bus when Ozzy got the mixed version of the...
Metallica's longtime manager Peter Mensch said in a new interview that there are not enough new quality hard rock bands coming up these days to keep the genre alive. Speaking with BBC Radio 4, the co-owner of New York-based Q Prime Management explained, "There aren't quality new...
Aerosmith's Tom Hamilton was initially diagnosed with throat cancer in 2006. After the disease went into remission, it returned in 2011. Recently Hamilton gave fans an update on his health. He told the Long Island Pulse, "My doctor thought I was pretty much done with the cancer...