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Hot on the heels of that recent uncomfortable footage of Jon Bon Jovi being cornered into singing "Livin' On A Prayer" at a Miami wedding, TMZ posted footage of Richie Sambora and girlfriend and partner Orianthi, taking a stab at the same song. The footage is said to have come...
A new report by the Wall Street Journal suggests that the current Guns N' Roses North American stadium tour may not be selling as well as the promoter, Live Nation, expected it to. Of the 25 shows the band is playing on its "Not In This Lifetime" reunion trek, 12 have either...
While jurors last month found Led Zeppelin not guilty of plagiarizing Spirit's "Taurus" for "Stairway to Heaven," the case is not going away quietly. Warner/Chappell, the company that handles the band's music publishing, is seeking to recoup its attorney and court costs in the...
Joe Perry collapsed onstage last night (July 10th) during his concert with Hollywood Vampires at Brooklyn, New York's Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk. The New York Post reported that at about 9:30 p.m., Perry suffered a cardiac arrest during the show's second number...
30 years ago Elton John didn't expect to be alive -- let alone still selling out arenas, scoring Top 10 albums, and the happily married father of two. Elton, who's currently on tour in Europe, admitted to CBS News, "I mean, ten years ago, if you'd have said I'd be sitting in...
It was 43 years ago Sunday (July 10th, 1973) that the original lineup of Paul McCartney's solo band Wings played their 58th and final show in Newcastle, England. The show was recorded by McCartney and briefly considered to be released as Wings' first live album and followup to...
Gene Simmons was asked by Jack Antonio for the Do You Know Jack? radio show about the technology Apple reportedly has to disable smartphone cameras, which could be used by concert venues to stop the rampant use of phones to photograph shows. Simmons said, "When we first started...
Slash used a night off from the Guns N' Roses tour to jam with a couple of friends. The guitarist joined Whitford/St. Holmes -- the duo of Aerosmith guitarist Brad Whitford and ex-Ted Nugent singer Derek St. Holmes -- at the Exit/In in Nashville last night. He played the Jimi...
Out today is Heart 's Beautiful Broken which includes a guest vocal by James Hetfield of Metallica . During an interview on the One on One podcast, Twisted Sister guitarist Jay Jay French said, "I've lived long enough to say 'never say never,' because when we walked away the...