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AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd did not show up in Tauranga District Court in New Zealand on Tuesday morning (December 2nd) for his second hearing on charges of threatening to kill and possession of methamphetamine and cannabis. According to the New Zealand Herald, a "not guilty" plea...
Foo Fighters will play at Irving Plaza in New York City this Friday (December 5th), in conjunction with the premiere of the eighth and final episode of the band's HBO series Sonic Highways. Tickets, priced at just $20, won’t go on sale until the day of the show, and will only be...
Creed singer Scott Stapp's teenage son Jagger has weighed in on his father's current situation, telling fans on Twitter that his dad "chose drugs over his family." According to Classic Rock, Jagger Stapp has urged his father to get help, claiming that the singer has been on a "...
It was 35 years ago tonight (December 3rd, 1979) that 11 fans that died in a stampede while entering the Who’s concert at Cincinnati's Riverfront Coliseum. The tragedy -- which all but eradicated festival concert seating for nearly two decades -- happened when thousands of fans...
Coming on December 8th, will be Paul McCartney's new single, called, “Hope For The Future.” The tune, which was written four the recently released video game Destiny, has until now has been exclusively available within the Halo game itself. The track, which is being issued on...
The Moody Blues have just released their latest box set, Timeless Flight: The Polydor Years 1986 - 1992. The six CD and two DVD collection features the studio albums The Other Side Of Life (1986), Sur La Mer (1988), and Keys To The Kingdom (1991). In addition to the albums, the...
Billy Joel will break his lifetime record of most performances at New York’s Madison Square Garden, when he plays his 65th show at the arena on July 1st. On March 20th, Billy, who is inching into the second year of his ongoing residency at the Garden, will head upstate to...
AC/DC's 16th studio album, Rock Or Bust, arrives in stores on today (December 2nd), following perhaps the toughest stretch of time in the band's 40-year history since the death of singer Bon Scott in 1980. First, founding guitarist Malcolm Young was forced to retire from the...
Bruce Springsteen and Coldplay’s Chris Martin stepped in last night (December 1st) to front U2 in the heart of New York City’s Times Square for the band's surprise World AIDS Day (RED) performance. Bono, who was unable to perform, was watching the concert at home in Dublin,...