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Sammy Hagar did more than perform at Sunday's benefit for the Stuart House in West Hollywood. He also auctioned off a guitar along with Chad Smith’s drum kit and a lesson from Smith, which brought in close to $13,000. Stuart House helps child victims of sexual abuse. Hagar was...
Steve Miller's recent criticism of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has gotten the approval of Journey guitarist Neal Schon and former Santana bandmate Gregg Rolie. Neal Schon says, "What I love about him is that when something is effed up you have to call it out. You really do...
Eddie Vedder took the time at Monday's show in Hampton, Virginia to explain why Pearl Jam had cancelled its Wednesday date in Raleigh, North Carolina so close to the show. Before launching into Little Steven's "I Am a Patriot" for the first encore, Vedder said Pearl Jam...
Joe Perry has been recording in Los Angeles and has had a few notable names join him in the studio. He tells Rolling Stone : "One night, Iggy Pop stopped by the studio after he'd done a show here and listened to a couple of tunes. Within a couple hours, he had finished recording...
You'll soon be able to watch Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan tell his own story on film. It's So Easy and Other Lies: Live at the Moore, a documentary based on a show McKagan did in Seattle while promoting his first memoir, is due out this summer. A two-minute trailer was...
Sidelined AC/DC singer Brian Johnson issued a statement this morning detailing the hearing problems that forced him to stop touring. While he promises to continue recording, he can't say whether he will ever perform onstage with the band again. "Being part of AC/DC this past 36...
The guitar that Kurt Cobain allegedly played on Nirvana’s final U.S. tour is up for auction, according to Diffuser. Bidding on the black-and-white Fender Stratocaster opened at $85,000, but the axe is expected to go for as much as $170,000. Bidding closes on May 20th, with the...
Alice Cooper , B.B. King , Roger Daltrey , Mark Farner and Ted Nugent are among the artists featured in Louder Than Love - The Grande Ballroom Story, a film about the legendary Detroit venue. It will be released on DVD on June 10th. (Photo by PRPhotos.com) Guns N' Roses being...
It was 45 years ago today (April 19th, 1971), that The Doors issued L.A. Woman -- their final studio album released during Jim Morrison's lifetime. L.A. Woman peaked at Number Nine on the Billboard 200 album charts -- a full five position's lower than their previous original...