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Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith sat down to chat for an hour together in a new video posted at Music Radar, in which Gossard admits that the Chili Peppers changed Pearl Jam's lives by taking them on an early tour. Gossard recalled...
While many fans consider 2003's St. Anger the low point of Metallica's recording career, a strong case can be made for the group's 1996 release, Load. One man making that argument is ex-Pantera frontman Philip Anselmo, who has explained why he thinks Metallica's sixth studio...
Live has announced its return and the debut of the veteran band's new singer, Chris Shinn. The group's new disc, The Turn, is its first since 2006 and will be released this fall. A single has yet to be revealed from the band's eighth studio effort, which comes 20 years after...
The Band's Robbie Robertson says that forget about releasing the music from the 1967 Basement Tapes sessions -- Bob Dylan wasn't even sure they should exist. Fans are counting the days until November 4th when Dylan releases the six-CD box set, The Basement Tapes Complete: The...
Nearly 40 years after their tumultuous split, Stevie Nicks' relationship with Lindsey Buckingham still figures heavily in her work. Coming on October 7th is her latest solo set, 24 Carat Gold: Songs From The Vault, which features newly recorded versions of lost and/or long...
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd reckons that the band's new album is better than its predecessor, 2008's Black Ice, even though founding guitarist Malcolm Young was not present for the sessions. In an interview with Australian radio station Triple M, Rudd called the record "stellar,"...
Ray Davies is seemingly backtracking over a comment he made to Mojo magazine regarding his brother Dave Davies and a possible Kinks reunion. Ray, who along with his brother, have been alternately publicly endorsing and/or playing dumb to the prospects of a Kinks reunion with...
It was 45 years ago Sunday night (August 31st, 1969) that Bob Dylan made his first full-length concert appearance in three years at the Isle Of Wight Festival. Dylan's hour-long set with the Band closed the three-day festival, which also featured the Who, Richie Havens, the...
It was 48 years ago tonight (August 29th, 1966), that the Beatles performed their last official concert in San Francisco at Candlestick Park. The tour, which had already hit Germany, Japan and the Philippines, was dogged by controversy -- protests greeted the group in Tokyo...