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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.
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…
Actor Paul Rudd Joins Rush Onstage at Tour Finale
In the 2009 hit movie 'I Love You, Man,' Paul Rudd and Jason Segel play buddies who bond over a shared love of the holy triumvirate known as Rush (the guys jam to the band's songs, and Rush themselves appeared in the movie during a concert scene). Later on, Rudd and Segel reprised their roles alongs…
See Dee Snider in ‘Holliston’ Video for ‘Love It Down Your Throat’
Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider has a side gig playing Lance Rockett -- lead singer of the Van Halen tribute band Dyver Down -- on the FEARnet sitcom 'Holliston.' And to mark the occasion of the show's second season finale on Tuesday night (Aug. 6), the full video for Dyver Down≈…
Mark Knopfler’s ‘Privateering’ Finally Gets a U.S. Release Date
Last fall, Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler released an acclaimed double album, 'Privateering.' Or should we say he released it everywhere but in the U.S. due to legal snafus with Knopfler's stateside record company, Warner Bros.
Is Kanye West Trying to Buy Elvis Presley’s Graceland?
In today's hunka hunka burnin' rumors, rapper Kanye West may or may not be in talks to buy Graceland, the Memphis home of the late King of Rock 'n' Roll, Elvis Presley. (Even though Presley recorded a generation or so earlier than most of the artists we cover at Ultimate Classic …
Ronnie James Dio Might Be Haunting Rock Concerts
Do you believe in ghosts? More to the point, do you believe the ghosts of dead rock stars hang around concerts where their songs are being played? If so, then add Ronnie James Dio to the list of possible apparitions -- because according to at least one witness, he popped up (quite literally) at a La…
Black Sabbath Gets Their Own 3D Halloween Maze
This year, Universal Studios Hollywood's Halloween Horror Nights will feature a maze based on the darkest lyrics from Black Sabbath’s biggest hits as well as scenes inspired by their recent No. 1 album, '13.'