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Don Henley premiered eight songs from his upcoming solo album, Cass County -- including one that features Mick Jagger on harmonica. Rolling Stone reported Henley also chatted with Nashville journalist Beverly Keel at an “intimate gathering” and spoke about the long-in-the-works...
Dave Grohl sustained a fracture to his leg after falling from the stage during a Foo Fighters concert in Gothenburg, Sweden on Friday night (June 12th). According to Consequence Of Sound, Grohl came back out and managed to finish the concert, although he performed the rest of...
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd will not join the band for their shows in New Zealand later this year, despite the fact that he lives there. Rudd has been unable to leave the country since his well-documented legal problems began last fall, but there was speculation over whether he...
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers’ 1993 Greatest Hits collection has just been certified 12 times platinum, by the RIAA, according to Vintage Vinyl News. The new figures, which mark the sale of 12 million copies of the album, ties the hits compilation at Number 40 on the RIAA’s...
Pete Townshend admits he’s quite happy to devote himself to the Who’s hits onstage. The band, which kicks off its next set of European dates on June 21st in Belfast, Northern Ireland, has been staying pretty close to a uniform setlist, with few, if any, variations into uncharted...
Slash, Stone Temple Pilots, Puddle Of Mudd, Godsmack and Skillet are among the acts confirmed to perform at the first annual Food Truck & Rock Carnival, which comes to Oak Ridge Park in Clark, New Jersey from September 18th through the 20th. Additional artists performing at...
Stevie Nicks is grinning and bearing a painful bone problem so that she can continue with Fleetwood Mac’s ongoing world tour. Nicks, who performs with the Mac tonight (June 12th) in Manchester, England, is dealing with not only a bone spur in her toe, but an a lingering knee...
It was 45 years ago Saturday (June 13th, 1970) that the Beatles' "The Long And Winding Road" became the group's 20th and final Number One hit. The song was written by Paul McCartney in late-1968, and was recorded in January 1969 during the sessions for the group's album and film...
Smashing Pumpkins founder and sole original member William Corgan has realigned the band's ever-changing lineup again. After playing a recent string of tour dates with the group, Rage Against The Machine drummer Brad Wilk and Killers bassist Mark Stoermer have left the Pumpkins...