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Metallica Announce New Documentary
Metallica are currently in the midst of an Asian tour that's taking them through South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and -- for the first time ever -- China, where the band did two sold-out shows in Shanghai earlier this week and filmed its time there for a new documentary.
John Densmore and Robby Krieger Considering Ray Manzarek Tribute
A couple months ago, John Densmore hinted that he and his former Doors bandmate Robby Krieger had buried the hatchet after a long feud and were even considering doing a tribute show for Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek, who died of cancer in May. Seems it wasn't just idle chitchat: Krieger now sa…
Leslie West Announces New Album
Mountain co-founder Leslie West has had a rough few years. Back in 2011, he lost his left leg to diabetes, causing the legendary guitarist and singer to consider quitting music for good.
Country Songwriter Won’t Back Down From Tom Petty
Tom Petty may credit country music with part of the Heartbreakers' signature sound, but he doesn't mean today's country music, which he recently called, among other things, “bad rock with a fiddle." Now Chris Stapleton, a country-music songwriter, has thrown down t…
Former Mobster Whitey Bulger Found Guilty of Racketeering, Conspiracy and Murder
After an eight-week trial that often resembled a story arc on 'The Sopranos,' former mobster Whitey Bulger was found guilty of racketeering, conspiracy and 11 counts of murder by a jury in a US District Court on Monday.
Jimi Hendrix Expanded ‘Purple’ Box Set Announced
'The Jimi Hendrix Experience' box set (better known as 'The Purple Box') went gold and earned worldwide acclaim after its release in 2000. An expanded edition of the set, which includes four unreleased or hard-to-find tracks, will be released later this month.
Bon Jovi Angers New Yorkers by Playing Politics With Concert Dates
Some New York music fans are crying foul after Jon Bon Jovi abruptly canceled an upcoming appearance at the New York State Fair but kept a date to play a fundraiser for Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Trent Reznor Says David Bowie Helped Pull Him Out of Addiction
In a new interview, Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor -- who in years past has struggled with drug and alcohol problems -- reveals he once exorcised some internal demons with the help of someone you might not suspect: David Bowie.
Queen Musical Coming to North America
After playing London's West End for more than a decade and selling 15 million tickets worldwide, 'We Will Rock You' -- the "rock theatrical" produced in conjunction with Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylor -- will finally tour North America for the first time.
Guns N’ Roses Guitarist DJ Ashba Gets Engaged
Guns N’ Roses and Sixx: A.M. guitarist DJ Ashba is off the market after popping the question to girlfriend Nathalia Henao.
AC/DC Introduce Platinum Wine
Two years ago, Australian winery Warburn Estate launched its first AC/DC-inspired libations -- complete with creative names like Back In Black Shiraz, Hells Bells Sauvignon Blanc and You Shook Me All Night Long Moscato. They were such a success that Warburn and the band are now following up with ano…
Grateful Dead’s 1972 Benefit Concert Set for Release
On Aug. 1, the late Jerry Garcia’s birthday, Dead Heads got a treat: a special one-time theatrical showing of a 1972 benefit concert the Grateful Dead performed in Veneta, Ore., for the Kesey family’s Springfield Creamery. But if you missed it, you're in luck. Th…