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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...
Even before Guns N' Roses delivered a searing performance at Coachella this weekend, everyone was talking about lead singer Axl Rose. That's because he was confirmed as the temporary lead of AC/DC, replacing Brian Johnson, who is suffering from hearing loss, for the remainder of...
As the official ambassadors of Record Store Day 2016, Metallica performed a special in-store set at Rasputin Music in Berkeley, CA on April 16th. The band recently released deluxe edition remastered box sets for Kill 'Em All and Ride the Lightning, and their performance reflects...
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea says he doesn't care about the criticism he's gotten for his solo bass version of the National Anthem at Kobe Bryant's final game as an L.A. Laker last Wednesday. He tells TMZ that "people who like music liked it" and that he "thought it was...
Sammy Hagar's original Cabo Wabo Cantina in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico turned 26 years old yesterday. He writes on his website : "It's hard to believe it's been 26 years! Some of the most fun I've had in my life has been since the opening of the Cabo Wabo. "The discovery of a place...
Pearl Jam is the second artist today (Monday) to cancel a show in North Carolina in protest of the state's recent law prohibiting transgender people from using public restrooms of the gender with which they identify. The band Boston cancelled three concerts earlier in the day...