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Steven Tyler revealed that his debut solo album We’re All Somebody From Somewhere is mixed, mastered, and ready for pressing. The album will be released on July 15th, with Tyler's latest single -- and the album's title track -- dropping on June 24th. Tyler co-produced the solo...
Today's morning session of the "Stairway to Heaven" plagiarism trial saw two original members of Spirit testify at the Edward R. Royal building in downtown Los Angeles. The jury has to decide whether the opening section of "Stairway to Heaven" infringed upon the Spirit song "...
AC/DC tour production manager Dale "Opie" Skjerseth said in a video interview with Metal Heads that the band's current vocalist, Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose, is a "regular guy" despite his reputation for being moody, eccentric and demanding. Skjerseth explained, "He’s not the...
Flea felt like he let Red Hot Chili Peppers down when his broken arm delayed work on The Getaway. The bassist broke it during a snowboarding accident in Montana in early 2015 and underwent surgery and six months of rehab so he could play again. Flea tells Rolling Stone , "I went...
Foo Fighters filed a lawsuit on Monday (June 13th) in Los Angeles against the world-famous 328-year-old insurance market Lloyd's of London, along with several insurance companies and the insurance broker responsible for securing the policies, Robertson Taylor. According to...
Wings' original lead guitarist Henry McCullough died yesterday (June 14th) at age 72. In 2012, McCullough, who was back living in his native Ireland, suffered a serious heart attack that left him brain damaged and disabled. Paul McCartney posted a previously unpublished photo...
It was 51 years ago today (June 15th, 1965) that Bob Dylan recorded "Like A Rolling Stone." The song not only revolutionized the way lyrics were written and sung, but ultimately pushed the boundaries of how long a hit single could actually be. "Like A Rolling Stone," which...
Jimmy Page and Robert Plant appeared today at Los Angeles federal court for what is officially known as "Michael Skidmore vs. Led Zeppelin et al" -- but mainly referred to as the "Stairway To Heaven" case. As the writers of the 1971 Led Zeppelin classic, the pair is being sued...
KISS are looking for some special roadies for their upcoming Freedom to Rock tour. The band has teamed up with Hiring Our Heroes and the Veteran Tickets Foundation to hire a currently serving member of the National Guard or Reserve to be a "Roadie for the Day" for each date on...