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It was 38 years ago today (January 15th, 1977), that the Eagles' album Hotel California hit Number One. The album, which was released on December 8th, 1976, was the group's third chart-topper in a row, following 1975's One Of These Nights and 1976's compilation Eagles/Their...
Tom Petty seriously believed that Stevie Nicks’ drug addiction would kill her. In the new Rolling Stone cover story on Nicks, her longtime friend and sometime collaborator revealed how serious the situation was in the 1980’s, explaining, "I did all I could to talk her into...
Former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland has launched a PledgeMusic campaign for pre-orders of his upcoming new solo album, and has offered a selection of various exclusive items at different prices. The top item? For $1,750, you can play paintball with the singer. The...
AC/DC has been confirmed as musical performers for the 57th annual Grammy Awards, scheduled to air live on CBS-TV from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 8th at 8:00 p.m. ET. Also confirmed to perform on the telecast are country rocker Eric Church, pop star...
Metallica's controversial St. Anger album has been re-recorded in its entirety by two fans who have called the project #STANGER2015. The fans, Chris D. and Dave C., issued a statement saying, "Recorded during a turbulent time in the bands career, St. Anger has always divided...
Ozzy Osbourne's wife and manager Sharon has made more details available about her husband's upcoming Las Vegas concert production, called Hell Gate. Speaking on Monday night's (January 12th) "after dark edition" of her CBS show The Talk, Sharon revealed, "It's something that's...
In celebration of the New Year, David Lee Roth posted a new cover of Wilson Pickett’s “Mustang Sally” to his ongoing YouTube and iTunes webcast, The Roth Show. The video, which shows Roth doing his usual shtick at home and on the streets of Tokyo and Manhattan, mainly serves as...
Robert Plant and Billy Joel are among the artists tapped to headline the 2015 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The 14th annual four-day camping and music festival will be held from June 11th through the 14th in Manchester, Tennessee, 60 miles south of Nashville. Other...
Crosby, Stills, & Nash have announced a 10-date theater tour for the spring kicking off on April 29th at Lincoln, Nebraska’s Lied Center. Along the way, the group’s Midwest and East Coast run will be making stops in Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, New Jersey, Maryland, and...