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Soundgarden Members to Play First Show Since Chris Cornell Died
Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil and drummer Matt Cameron will take the stage together for the first time since the death of singer Chris Cornell.
Watch Dave Grohl Bring ‘Kiss Guy’ From Audience to Play Song
Dave Grohl kicked off the Foo Fighters’ latest U.S. tour last night in classic style when he invited a Kiss fan from the audience onto the stage to perform “Monkey Wrench.”
Nick Mason Forms Supergroup to Play Early Pink Floyd Music
Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason has formed a new band to play Floyd’s early music.
Moody Blues’ ‘Days of Future Passed’ Was Made to Sell Stereos
Moody Blues frontman Justin Hayward said their groundbreaking 1967 album Days of Future Passed came about as a result of their record label’s desire for a publicity stunt.
Iron Maiden Preview Four New Halloween Masks
The range of Iron Maiden Halloween masks is about to be extended with four new additions.
David Bowie and John Lennon Handwriting Turned Into Fonts
A series of downloadable fonts based on the handwriting of acclaimed songwriters has been released online.
Going to Concerts Can Extend Your Life, Study Says
A behavioral science study has concluded that attending concerts on a regular basis could extend your life by up to nine years.
How Mick Jagger ‘Sabotaged’ David Bowie’s ‘Lodger’ Session
David Bowie producer Tony Visconti has recalled how Mick Jagger crashed a “Lodger” recording session and light-heartedly attempted to sabotage the work.
$17,500 Yoko Ono Rock Stolen from Museum
A rock that was part of a Yoko Ono art installation, valued at $17,500, has been stolen from a Toronto museum.
Bobby Blotzer Hopes for Original Ratt Reunion
Bobby Blotzer explained his side of the dispute between himself and the other founding members of Ratt, and said that, despite the acrimony, he hoped they could reunite in the future.
35 Years Ago: The Beach Boys Face Surprising July 4 Ban
Politician James G. Watt had already carved himself a reputation for being controversial and outspoken by the time he outdid himself by taking on the Beach Boys in 1983.
Chrissie Hynde to Publish Art Book
Chrissie Hynde has announced the publication of an art book, 'Adding the Blue.'