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It was 46 years ago Saturday (January 10th, 1969) that George Harrison temporarily quit the Beatles. The group, who was filming their Let It Be movie in the cavernous Twickenham Film Studios in London, had been rife with tension as they prepared to work up a set of new material...
Original Little River Band lead singer and songwriter Glenn Shorrock has written a letter to Jimmy Fallon urging him to not allow the latest version of the band to perform on The Tonight Show next week. The group -- which never split -- hasn’t featured any of the original...
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi discussed in a new interview with the U.K.'s Mirror how his life is going three years after being diagnosed with lymphoma. The disease forced Iommi and the group to work around both his treatments and his recovery periods while recording,...
Led Zeppelin’s expanded three-disc reissue of their 1975 double album Physical Graffiti will be released in the UK on February 24th, and presumably in the States the following day. Ultimate Classic Rock reported that the new set has been made available for pre-sale on Amazon.UK...
Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo said in a new video interview that part of the reason he's managed to maintain a long career in music was that he avoided any heavy substance abuse. Trujillo explained to Indie Power, "I was fortunate to not get wrapped up too hard in anything...
First there was the 2011 Foo Fighters documentary Back And Forth, which chronicled the band's history. Then there was frontman Dave Grohl's Sound City film in 2013 about the now-defunct studio, in which some of the band members appeared. And finally there was the eight-part HBO...
40 years after Peter Gabriel's final album with Genesis, the double set, The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway, and their final tour as a five-some, his bandmates recall his exit. The album, which was the band's fifth studio set, found Gabriel insisting on composing all the lyrics,...
Fleetwood Mac heads back out on the road next week for the band's first 2015 dates. The new shows, which are part of possibly the most grueling tour the five-some has undertaken since the 1979/1980 Tusk trek, coincides with the 40th anniversary of then-couple, Lindsey Buckingham...
AC/DC and Jack White will headline the 2015 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, along with Drake. The lineup was revealed on Tuesday (January 6th), following weeks of speculation that AC/DC would top the bill. The festival will take place on the weekends of April 10th to...