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The long-awaited autobiography from legendary producer/engineer Glyn Johns Sound Man: A Life Recording Hits with The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, The Eagles, Eric Clapton, The Faces will be published on November 13th. Johns, who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall...
The Rolling Stones posted a message regarding their longtime sax player Bobby Keys sitting out of the band’s upcoming tour of Down Under, with saxophonist Karl Denson sitting in for him. The message on RollingStones.com read: “Due to being a bit under the weather, Bobby Keys...
Although fans are clearly thrilled with having all of George Harrison's solo recorded works remastered and on the market -- a large percentage are still waiting for the presumed treasure trove of unreleased tracks. Harrison's son, Dhani Harrison, supervised the release of the...
Theory of a Deadman have released a video for their new song "Savages" starring Alice Cooper. The track is from their album of the same name which was released in July. Alice's contribution is a spoken word message saying, "Time after time we never learn from our mistakes / When...
AC/DC has released an official new publicity photo of the band and notably absent from it is drummer Phil Rudd, who was also a no-show at the group's recent video shoot on October 3rd and 4th for the two new singles, "Play Ball" and "Rock Or Bust." Rudd was replaced for the...
The new Foo Fighters single, "Something From Nothing," arrived at radio stations and online on Thursday afternoon (October 16th). The track is the first full-length song release from the band's upcoming album, Sonic Highways, which is due out November 11th. The single arrives...
Ozzy Osbourne was asked by his son Jack in a new interview posted by Noisey what advice he would give to his 21-year-old self, to which he replied, "Don't do drugs." But when asked what he would tell a 30-year-old Ozzy, the Black Sabbath singer joked, "Take more drugs." Ozzy...
It was 41 years ago Sunday (October 19th, 1973) that the Who released their second double album, the watershed 1973 collection, Quadrophenia. The set featured such classic Who songs as "The Real Me," "5:15," "I'm One," "The Punk And The Godfather," "Drowned," "Sea And Sand," and...
Tom Petty, Elvis Costello, Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson of Heart, Steve Miller, Cyndi Lauper, and Steve Winwood are among the artists who have made the shortlist for the 2015 Songwriters Hall of Fame. Vintage Vinyl News reported that among the other songwriters vying for a spot...