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Green Day has revealed that guitarist Jason White is battling tonsil cancer, according to Consequence Of Sound. The band announced the news in a post at its website, but added that the disease was detected fairly early and is treatable, so doctors expect White to make a full and...
Today (December 8th) marks the 34th anniversary of John Lennon's death. As is the custom every year, several hundred fans are expected to stand vigil for Lennon across the street from the Dakota building in Central Park's Strawberry Fields. The triangular patch of land was...
AC/DC will reportedly headline the 2015 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, along with Jack White and Drake, according to Hits Daily Double. Coachella is scheduled for April 10th to the 12th and April 17th to the 19th, 2015, in Indio, California. AC/DC will be on the road...
Slash, the iconic Guns N’ Roses and solo guitarist, will be honored with the prestigious Les Paul Award during the 30th annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards on Saturday, January 24th, 2015 in Anaheim, California. The Les Paul Award was named for the inventor...
Today (Monday, December 8th) marks the 10-year anniversary of the death of Pantera and Damageplan guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Abbott, one of the most beloved and respected musicians in hard rock, was shot onstage during a Damageplan concert on this date in 2004 at the...
Aerosmith's Joe Perry has just released his first holiday collection with the download-only EP, Joe Perry's Merry Christmas. The new set features four Christmas classics: “White Christmas,” “Silent Night,” “Santa Claus Is Back In Town,” and “Run Run Rudolph” with Johnny Depp on...
A day after a report surfaced claiming that Courtney Love was cut out of HBO’s upcoming documentary on Kurt Cobain, set to air in 2015, the director said that Love “never asked” to be involved artistically. Director Brett Morgen said in a statement, "Courtney Love first came to...
A tweet from Alice In Chains singer William DuVall in which he recalled being detained outside his own home in West Hollywood, California by police officers led to concern for his safety following the recent incidents involving the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of...
Phil Collins canceled his first live performance in four years on Saturday night (December 6th) at the Dreaming On The Beach benefit concert at Miami, Florida's Fillmore Miami Beach. Collins bailed on performing after soundcheck with what The Miami Herald said was “some sort of...