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Myles Kennedy Opens Up About 2008 Led Zeppelin Rehearsals
Alter Bridge and Slash singer Myles Kennedy has revealed more details about his 2008 songwriting and rehearsal sessions with John Paul Jones and Jimmy Page -- and he's quick to point out that despite the title of this article, any collaboration between them wouldn't have been called Led Ze…
Bachman Turner Overdrive’s ‘Not Fragile’ Gets Expanded for 40th Birthday
Bachman Turner Overdrive's hard-hitting 1974 album 'Not Fragile' has been remastered and expanded for a two-CD 40th anniversary edition due March 18 from Universal Canada.
The Answer, ‘New Horizon’ – Video Premiere
We are pleased to present the premiere of 'New Horizon,' a new video from the Answer. You may recognize the group from their opening performances on AC/DC's most recent world tour.
Aerosmith Wins ‘DVD of the Year’ Ultimate Classic Rock Award
Aerosmith's 2013 documentary 'Rock for the Rising Sun' won the Ultimate Classic Rock Awards DVD of the Year title, handily beating out fellow heavyweights like Rush and the Beatles for this fan-chosen honor.
Fleetwood Mac Wins Two Ultimate Classic Rock Awards
Fleetwood Mac have been chosen for two Ultimate Classic Rock Awards by our readers, earning both the Best Reissue or Archival Release and Best Rock Music Commercial honors.
Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr Steal the Show at Beatles Grammy Tribute
Despite a two-hour parade of musical tributes featuring the biggest names from every genre of modern popular music, Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney effortlessly stole the show at 'The Beatles: The Night That Changed America.'
Exclusive: Styx, Foreigner and Don Felder Trade Awesome Beatles Stories
It's hard to find a rock musician who wasn't strongly influenced by the Beatles, and in a new exclusive video interview Styx, Foreigner and Don Felder talk extensively about their life-changing initial experiences with the Fab Four.
‘Stop Impersonating Me!’ – Chad Smith Challenges Will Ferrell to Drum Battle
Red Hot Chili Peppers and Chickenfoot drummer Chad Smith has finally had enough of someone else cashing in on his fame and good looks -- and he's taking strong action to make it stop.
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea Responds to Super Bowl Miming Controversy
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has issued an open letter admitting that the band wasn't playing their instruments live during Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show, and explaining why they chose to accept the gig despite their views against pre-taped performances.
Bob Dylan Testifies for Chrysler in Super Bowl Ad
We all knew that Bob Dylan's music would appear in two Super Bowl commercials this year, but what we didn't know was how strongly -- and clearly -- he would verbally testify on behalf of the American auto industry in one of them.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Burn About 10,000 Calories During Super Bowl Halftime Show
No, they didn't play a 45-minute version of Led Zeppelin's 'Dazed and Confused.' In fact, the Red Hot Chili Peppers did exactly what you probably expected them to do as the special guests of the Super Bowl halftime show -- play 'Give it Away' while bouncing around like …
Loverboy, Dee Snider Lead ’80s Riot in Radio Shack Super Bowl Ad
Loverboy's 'Working for the Weekend' and Twisted Sister singer Dee Snider are among the '80s stars leading an attack on a Radio Shack store in a new Super Bowl commercial.