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In what's sure to be among the hottest tickets this summer, Def Leppard will team up with Styx and Tesla for a mammoth 48-date North American tour. The trek kicks off on June 23rd at Tampa, Florida’s MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre and winds down 15 weeks later on October...
Saturday (February 14th) marks the 45th anniversary of the recording of the Who's legendary 1970 gig at England's Leeds University -- the concert which eventually became their first live set, Live At Leeds. The original 1970 release only featured six tracks, including elongated...
Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil said in a new interview with Soundwave that Pearl Jam was probably the only Seattle band that did not emulate Soundgarden's use of lower guitar tunings -- a trademark of the grunge scene of the late '80s and early '90s. Thayil explained, "I think...
As the release of his new album Blaster draws closer, Scott Weiland has revealed that the nearly two-year-old legal dispute with his former band, Stone Temple Pilots, has been settled. Although he did not get into specifics, Weiland told us that both parties have moved on: "It...
Courtney Love told David Letterman on Tuesday night's (February 10th) edition of Late Show that she and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl have buried the hatchet once and for all. The widow of Kurt Cobain and the one-time Nirvana drummer famously feuded for years after Cobain's...
Metallica has teamed with ski manufacturer Armada to create the band's own branded line of skis. The group said in a statement, "It's no secret that three quarters of the band enjoy our snow sports ([guitarist] Kirk [Hammett] is sticking to the water for now!) so we're excited...
The Peter Frampton / Cheap Trick double summer bill is seemingly adding more shows every week. Just announced are both individual and joint shows in Temecula and Indio, California; Clarkson, Michigan; Biloxi, Mississippi; Walker, Minnesota; Morristown, New Jersey; Newport News,...
Bob Dylan has announced a mostly Southern spring run, with all but one of the 19 dates taking place above the Mason-Dixon line. Dylan, who was just honored as the 2015 MusiCares Person Of The Year, is back in the Top 10 this week with his latest album, the standards set Shadows...
It was 50 years ago on this weekend that the Beatles recorded their eighth U.S. Number One hit, "Ticket To Ride." The session -- which took place on February 15th, 1965 -- was the Beatles' first for the year and the start of the Help! album, which featured a new technique for...