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3 Doors Down has announced a slew of summer tour dates that will find the band teaming up with Seether for more than a dozen shows before playing more gigs with either Theory Of A Deadman or Collective Soul on the bill as support. 3 Doors Down will play a few shows in late May,...
Peter Frampton has signed on for Thursday's (May 14th) tribute Dear Jerry: Celebrating The Music Of Jerry Garcia concert commemorating the 20th anniversary of Jerry Garcia’s death. The show, set for Columbia, Maryland’s Merriweather Post Pavilion, will feature performances from...
Happy Birthday to Steve Winwood who celebrates his 67th birthday today (May 12th)! Winwood has been a working musician nearly all of his life having joined the Spencer Davis Group band in 1963 at the age of 15. Two years later the band released their debut album, titled Their...
The Louisville Leopard Percussionists recently performed a cover version of the Ozzy Osbourne classic “Crazy Train,” and the Black Sabbath singer checked it out. He must have liked what he saw, because he ended up donating $10,000 to the group. “Myself, my whole family and my...
The Jimi Hendrix estate has given the green light for an official Hendrix biopic from director Paul Greengrass, according to Rolling Stone. The deal with Legendary Pictures sees 8 Mile screenwriter, Scott Silver, on board, with the estate proving permission for Hendrix masters...
Making good on their pledge to reschedule the weeklong residency they had to cancel on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, U2 went all-out, doing a skit featuring them busking in the New York City subway in disguise. The band ran through “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m...
ZZ Top has just announced a 15-date North American summer run. The band, who'll head out on a nine-date European mini-tour next month, will kick things off on this side of the pond on August 12th in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania at the Bethlehem, Musikfest -- and will will wind things...
Pete Townshend spoke candidly to Rolling Stone about the Who's current 50th anniversary tour during which -- on May 19th -- he'll mark his 70th birthday. When asked about where he and Roger Daltrey find motivation this late in the game, he explained, "My first song that charted...
Ex-Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland is talking again about his delivery of “Vasoline” at a show in Texas last week. He alluded to faulty equipment again, saying his ear monitors weren’t working, and denying drugs as the cause. In a rambling interview with WXNR 99.5, he...