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Roger Daltrey has joined the charge to slam the upcoming movie sequel to the Who's 1973 rock opera and 1979 film, Quadrophenia. Although it was previously reported that the movie sequel had Pete Townshend -- and by extension -- the Who's blessing, it turns out not to be the case...
Both surviving Beatles -- Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr -- have showed their solidarity for the victims of the Orlando massacre. The Standard reported that at the end of McCartney's show on Tuesday night (June 15th) in Berlin, Germany, rather than coming out for the encores...
Phil Collins' long awaited autobiography, Not Dead Yet, will be published on October 25th via Crown Archetype, according to Rolling Stone. A statement officially announcing the memoir says that the tome will explore Collins' "three failed marriages, his alcoholism and his ill...
Steven Tyler revealed that his debut solo album We’re All Somebody From Somewhere is mixed, mastered, and ready for pressing. The album will be released on July 15th, with Tyler's latest single -- and the album's title track -- dropping on June 24th. Tyler co-produced the solo...
Today's morning session of the "Stairway to Heaven" plagiarism trial saw two original members of Spirit testify at the Edward R. Royal building in downtown Los Angeles. The jury has to decide whether the opening section of "Stairway to Heaven" infringed upon the Spirit song "...
AC/DC tour production manager Dale "Opie" Skjerseth said in a video interview with Metal Heads that the band's current vocalist, Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose, is a "regular guy" despite his reputation for being moody, eccentric and demanding. Skjerseth explained, "He’s not the...
Flea felt like he let Red Hot Chili Peppers down when his broken arm delayed work on The Getaway. The bassist broke it during a snowboarding accident in Montana in early 2015 and underwent surgery and six months of rehab so he could play again. Flea tells Rolling Stone , "I went...
Foo Fighters filed a lawsuit on Monday (June 13th) in Los Angeles against the world-famous 328-year-old insurance market Lloyd's of London, along with several insurance companies and the insurance broker responsible for securing the policies, Robertson Taylor. According to...
Wings' original lead guitarist Henry McCullough died yesterday (June 14th) at age 72. In 2012, McCullough, who was back living in his native Ireland, suffered a serious heart attack that left him brain damaged and disabled. Paul McCartney posted a previously unpublished photo...