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Metallica frontman James Hetfield performed with his 16-year-old daughter Cali at the second annual Acoustic-4-A-Cure benefit on Friday night (May 15th) in San Francisco. Hetfield accompanied Cali on acoustic guitar while she sang the Adele song “Crazy for You.” He later joined...
Legendary blues artist B.B. King died at the age of 89 on Thursday night (May 14th), according to multiple media reports. King's lawyer reported that King passed away in his sleep at his home in Las Vegas. He had long suffered from Type II diabetes and canceled a tour last...
Pete Townshend and Eddie Vedder's benefit concert last night (May 14th) at Chicago’s Rosemont Theatre, featured once-in-a lifetime guest spots from Joe Walsh, Joan Jett, and Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen. The 90-minute show, dubbed Celebrating The Who, raised money for the band’s...
Former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan has dismissed the accusation by Australian website Max TV that the 1987 Guns classic "Sweet Child O'Mine" was plagiarized from a 1981 song called "Unpublished Critics" by the Australian band Australian Crawl. Asked about a video...
Creed frontman Scott Stapp revealed more details of his six-month, drug-induced meltdown in his first TV interview with ABC's Nightline. In addition to posting videos online in which he claimed mysterious forces were draining all the money from his bank accounts and alleging...
Members of Stone Sour, Rage Against The Machine, Theory Of A Deadman and others will be on hand this weekend to mark the five-year anniversary of the death of legendary heavy rock vocalist Ronnie James Dio. The Black Sabbath and Rainbow frontman died on May 16th, 2010 from...
U2 was scheduled to kick off its 2015 world tour in Vancouver, Canada on Thursday night (May 14th), despite drummer Larry Mullen Jr. having to fly back to Ireland earlier in the week following the death of his father, Larry Mullen Sr., at the age of 92. According to the Irish...
Breaking Benjamin has made a new song called “Defeated” available online for streaming and as an instant download for those who have pre-ordered the band's new album, Dark Before Dawn, out June 23rd. The set's official first single, "Failure," is currently topping the rock radio...
Coming on July 10th with be Yes’ latest CD/DVD set, called Like It Is - Yes At The Mesa Arts Center. Ultimate Classic Rock reported that the show was captured on August 12th, 2014 during which the band performed 1971’s Fragile and 1972′s Close To The Edge, in their entirety...