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AC/DC's current single, "Play Ball," is featured in two new commercials from Beats Electronics. The spots, which debuted during Saturday's NFL playoff game between the Seattle Seahawks and Carolina Panthers, show off two headphones from the Apple-owned company: the Powerbeats2...
The Who and Elton John have been announced as the headline acts for the 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The Who will perform on the Saturday of the Fest’s first wended on April 25th, with Elton taking the stage the following Saturday. The concerts mark both the...
Robert Plant has been carving out a distinct spot with his solo albums over the past seven years, but wishes the new work had a dedicated fan base -- much like the Grateful Dead did. Plant’s new solo set with backing band Sensational Space Shifters has earned the former Led...
Tim Drummond, a world renown bassist for his work over the years with Bob Dylan, Neil Young, and Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young, died on January 10th of undisclosed causes in St. Louis County, Missouri, according to Rolling Stone. Over the years Drummond also played on...
Stone Temple Pilots bassist Robert DeLeo revealed in a new post at Twitter that the band spent time last week writing new music with singer Chester Bennington, with the group headed into the recording studio on Monday (January 12th). STP's first effort with Bennington on vocals...
Dave Grohl celebrated his 46th birthday in epic fashion on Saturday night (January 10th), as he and his band Foo Fighters performed a three-and-a-half hour show at the Forum in Los Angeles and were joined by guests such as Slash, Van Halen's David Lee Roth, Paul Stanley of Kiss...
Jimmy Page says the new remastered versions of Led Zeppelin’s albums easily trump the sound of the original albums and previous CD masters. Coming on February 25th is the sixth and latest Zep reissue supervised by Page -- 1975's Physical Graffiti. The new edition features seven...
Van Halen has settled its lawsuit against Kelly Van Halen, ex-wife of drummer Alex Van Halen, with lawyers for both parties telling a judge last week that the lawsuit should be dismissed. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Van Halen and its holding company, ELVH, Inc. sued...
The first authorized documentary about late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, titled Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck, will air on May 4th on HBO, following its premiere later this month at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The film is written, directed and produced by...