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Pete Townshend, who’s out on the road with Roger Daltrey for what is likely the Who's final major arena tour, shed light on the mechanics of the band reuniting solidly in 1999. Townshend spoke to Rolling Stone about the current tour, and was pushed about a comment he made to the...
Brett Morgen, director of the newly released documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck, took to Twitter this week to answer some questions about the film. Asked why Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl isn't in the movie, Morgen explained, "We first approached Dave about an interview in...
Happy Birthday to Billy Joel, who turns 66 on Saturday (May 9th)! Last month, the "Piano Man" and longtime girlfriend Alexis Roderick announced they are expecting a baby this summer. Billy has a daughter -- 29-year-old musician Alexa Ray Joel -- from his second marriage to...
Meat Loaf has scrapped a planned summer tour due to health issues, according to Vintage Vinyl News. Although there’s been no official word from Meat’s management, all of the concerts previously listed under the “shows” section on his website have been pulled, with “many venues...
The Who has announced they will close out next month’s Glastonbury festival in England. The band, which is currently taking a few days off from its current North American trek to allow Roger Daltrey’s voice to rest, will return to the famed UK festival on June 28th, marking the...
With several headline acts teaming up for joint or triple bill tours this year, Boston is holding its own this summer as a sole headliner in sheds and arenas across North America. The band, led by founding guitarist, songwriter, and producer Tom Scholz, is touring behind its...
Both Billy Joel and the Eagles placed in the Top Five of Billboard's list of the highest-paid musicians for 2015, so far. Billy Joel came in at Number Four with a take of $27.2 million and the Eagles snagged just one million less with $26.2 million. Leading the list was UK boy...
Ex-Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagan has released the song "How To Be A Man" for streaming online. The track, which features former Guns guitarist Izzy Stradlin and Alice In Chains axeman Jerry Cantrell, bears the same title as McKagan's upcoming second book...
Filmmaker Brett Morgen, whose Montage Of Heck documentary on late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain premiered Monday night (May 4th) on HBO, said that his whole reason for making the film changed after he met Kurt's daughter, Frances Bean Cobain: "When I went into her house, I shook...