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Pearl Jam has raised $300,000 to help the people of Flint, Michigan as the city reels from a water crisis that has gone on for two years. According to Billboard, the band has donated $125,000 of its money, while pulling another $175,000 out of recording, publishing and touring...
The Sierra Club has filed suit to stop a development on the shores of Malibu, California spearheaded by The Edge of U2. The California Coastal Commission gave the OK to The Edge and his partners to build five mansions with swimming pools on a Malibu ridge last month. The Sierra...
The boy from Rush‘s Power Windows album grew up to own a record store, and now is enjoying that album's re-issue on vinyl. The 52-year-old Neill Cunningham owns Toronto’s Pandemonium Records, and the store currently has an entire wall of the records just behind the counter...
It was 30 years ago tonight (January 23rd, 1986) that the first inductees entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a ceremony held at New York City's Waldorf-Astoria. The inaugural class of the Hall of Fame featured rock's forefathers: Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Little Richard...
Steven Tyler of Aerosmith will appear in a Super Bowl commercial. He's in an ad for Skittles, and not much is known about the spot except that Tyler is using a microphone that is filled with the sweet candy. The Super Bowl airs on CBS on February 7th. A replica of Eddie Van...
The National Guitar Museum announced that its annual Lifetime Achievement Award is being awarded to Sabbath's Tony Iommi. Iommi is the sixth recipient of the award, joining previous recipients Honeyboy Edwards, Roger McGuinn, B.B. King, Vic Flick and Buddy Guy. Recipients are...
Coming on April 15th is the long-awaited Santana reunion album featuring the band's classic original lineup. Along with Carlos Santana, the upcoming Santana IV (4) album features the return of keyboardist Gregg Rolie, guitarist Neal Schon, percussionist Michael Carabello, and...
Nick Maybury, guitarist in the late Scott Weiland's band The Wildabouts, has opened up in a new interview about the night last month that Weiland died on the band's tour bus at the age of 48. Maybury himself only joined the band earlier in 2015 after guitarist Jeremy Brown...
Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis spoke about the band's upcoming album in a new interview with Citizens Of Humanity, comparing writing this effort to past ones. He explained, "It’s strikingly similar in many ways. There are so many different stages that I have to...