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Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has continued to remark on current political issues, saying in a new interview with Hot Press that he fears the National Rifle Association (NRA) more than Muslim terrorists. Flea explained, "I’m definitely more afraid of the NRA than I am of...
It was 50 years ago today (August 8th, 1966), that The Beatles released their groundbreaking seventh album Revolver. What sets the album apart from its predecessors is that aside from a brief nine date UK tour the previous winter, and no new movie to be shot for 1966, the group...
Gregg Allman has pulled the plug on the rest of his tour due to what his spokesman says are "serious health issues." A liver transplant recipient in 2010, he is under his doctor's care at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. The affected dates start with the Allman Brothers...
Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee sent Ron Benison, who's the president of House of Blues, an open letter on behalf of PETA. In the letter Lee said he's surprised that Bension joined the board after such acts as Cheap Trick , .38 Special and REO Speedwagon canceled performances at...
Paul McCartney kicks off the second part of his summer "One On One" North American summer tour on Sunday night (August 7th) in East Rutherford, New Jersey, marking his first ever show at the 82,000-plus seat MetLife Stadium. The show marks McCartney's first New York-area gig...
The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir has announced the full details of his upcoming album, called Blue Mountain, due out on September 30th through Columbia/Legacy. Weir is the latest classic artist to ink a new deal with Columbia, following recent contracts with ELO's Jeff Lynne and...
The producer of Nirvana's 1991 landmark album Nevermind, Butch Vig, said in a new interview with Ultimate Guitar that drummer Dave Grohl was responsible for "90 percent" of the drum sound of the album. Vig recalled, "Dave’s an incredible drummer. The first day of preproduction...
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has slammed Clint Eastwood in a post on Twitter after the legendary 86-year-old actor and director called out what he described as the "p**sy generation" over political correctness in a new interview with Esquire . Asked about the appeal of...
Co-founding Black Crowes lead guitarist Rich Robinson is wowing crowds with his summer shows in support of new album Flux. Robinson, who spent the better part of the past spring and summer deputizing for Bad Company's Mick Ralphs during their North American dates, rolls into New...