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In a recent interview on comedian Marc Maron's WTF podcast, Neil Young said he's a little down on radio and TV when it comes to the exposure given today to protest songs. Young said, "If something happened and we wrote a song about it, there's no way it would come out. There's...
Led Zeppelin have reportedly turned down $14 million for two reunion performances at October's "Desert Trip" concerts in Indio, California. Showbiz411.com -- this site that broke the news on the concerts -- spoke to an insider that revealed that not only are all the headliners...
Former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley is heading back out on the road with dates announced for August and September. He gets things going on August 18th in Dallas with six shows through the 27th in Indianapolis, followed by more at the end of September into early October. He's also...
Bush has teamed with People.com and the UN Refugee Agency for the premiere of "People At War," a video that honors World Refugee Day and a new petition circulating online with the hashtag #WithRefugees. Frontman Gavin Rossdale said, "We made this video to raise awareness about...
The attorneys for Led Zeppelin have asked the judge in the "Stairway to Heaven" copyright infringement case to end the trial before it resumes on Tuesday. They filed a motion today (Monday) that cites a number of reasons for the request, starting with the argument that plaintiff...
ZZ Top will release a new live album on August 12th. Greatest Hits Live was recorded around the world on several tours and includes such classics as "Cheap Sunglasses," "Legs," "Sharp Dressed Man" and "Tush." The album also includes two collaborations with Jeff Beck -- their own...
Duff McKagan says he was impressed when he went to see his Guns N' Roses bandmate Axl Rose fronting AC/DC earlier this month in London. He tells former Sex Pistols guitarist Steve Jones on his Los Angeles radio show, Jonesy's Jukebox , that Axl was "magical... it was really...
An authorized traveling exhibition of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's artwork is in the works, according to the New York Times. Artist manager Jeff Jampol, who oversees the business concerns of deceased musicians, revealed that he's working with Cobain's widow and daughter,...
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich spoke to Citizens Of Humanity magazine about the musical direction of the band's long-awaited follow-up to 2008's Death Magnetic, tentatively due in the fall. He said, "It definitely sounds like Metallica. It's probably a little less frenetic than...