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  • VIDEO: Foo Fighters perform on The Tonight Show

    The Foo Fighters performed “I Am A River” on NBC-TV’s The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday. Recorded in New York, the song is the closing track on “Sonic Highways”, which recently debuted at No. 2 on the US Billboard 200 after opening week sales of 190,000 copies. Produced by Butch Vig, the project was recorded in 8 American cities – Austin, Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville, New

  • Yes reveal 2015 Cruise To The Edge lineup

    Yes will lead an all-star lineup aboard the 2015 edition of “Cruise To The Edge.” The package will depart from Miami, FL on November 15 for five days and nights, visiting Key West, Florida, a pristine private island in the Bahamas and more. Yes will be joined by a lengthy list of artists, including Marillion, Three Friends, Allan Holdsworth, Caravan, Saga, PFM, Anathema, Nektar, Bigelf and

  • Scorpions unveil 50th anniversary tour dates

    The Scorpions have unveiled the first series of dates for their 50th anniversary tour. Shows begin May 8 in the Czech Republic, with European concerts scheduled throughout the summer and fall; more dates will be announced soon. The German rockers have also revealed an extensive tour of their homeland in March of 2016. On January 24, 2010, after 45 years of performing, The Scorpions announced

  • Paul Stanley of KISS reunites with Ibanez guitars

    KISS frontman Paul Stanley has reunited with Ibanez guitars to produce a reissue of his original 1976 Paul Stanley Signature Model. The pairing will unveil three new versions of the Stanley’s famous guitar during the 2015 National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) comnvention in Aanheim, California in January. "Renewing my collaboration with Ibanez feels like going home to where it all

  • Deep Purple bassist honored by University Of South Wales

    Deep Purple bassist Roger Glover has been named an Honorary Fellow of the University of SouthW ales. The South Wales Evening Post reports Glover was honored for his "contribution to music and the creative industries." “We are delighted to honour Roger in recognition of his great musical achievements,” said Professor Julie Lydon, Vice Chancellor of the University of South Wales. “Our University

  • VIDEO: Foreigner premiere new live version of Juke Box Hero

    Foreigner are premiering video of a new live version of their 1984 classic, “Juke Box Hero”, from the newly-released package, “The Best Of Foreigner 4 & More.” The collection features most of “4” as well as some of the band’s best-known hits recorded live the Borgata Hotel’s Music Box theatre in Atlantic City in October. “4” spent more weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard charts than any artist in

  • Classic Lynyrd Skynyrd vinyl box set on the way

    Lynyrd Skynyrd will reissue their first 6 albums on vinyl next month in a self-titled box set. Due January 26, the project will feature the Southern rock legends’ classic, original era output, including “(Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd)” (1973), “Second Helping” (1974), “Nuthin' Fancy” (1975), “Gimme Back My Bullets” (1976), “One More From The Road” (1976) and “Street Survivors” (1977).

  • Metallica drummer to appear in Radio Dreams movie

    Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich will play himself in “Radio Dreams”, a new movie directed by Babak Jalali and currently in production in San Francisco. The film sees an Iranian writer working at a San Francisco–based Iranian satellite radio station as he tries to bring together Afghanistan’s first rock band, Kabul Dreams, for an on-air jam session with their idols, Metallica. “Radio Dreams”

  • Anthrax launch own brand of bourbon

    Anthrax have launched their own brand of bourbon. The band have teamed Kentucky-based Jefferson's Bourbon to produce "Indians", a single-barrel bourbon. The adult beverage is named after a song of the same name from Anthrax’s third album, 1987’s “Among The Living.” "We've been wanting to come up with a special item like this, something that was unusual, one-of-a-kind, not a t-shirt or hoodie

  • Motley Crue singer Vince Neil joins Quickee Burgers ownership team

    Motley Crue singer Vince Neil is among the new members of the ownership team of fast-food franchise Quickee Burgers. Neil joins boxing legend Mike Tyson, television and film star Ian Ziering, and Food & Beverage magazine founder Michael Politz in the venture, which currently has two locations in Las Vegas and plans to expand across the States. "Quickee Burgers is committed to continuing the

  • VIDEO: Jimmy Page talks new music and solo tour

    Led Zeppelin mastermind Jimmy Page is sharing some of his plans regarding new music and a possible live tour. Page has been focusing on the Led Zeppelin reissue series for the past few years, leading up to its launch in 2014 with the group’s first five albums re-released as expanded editions with bonus material. Now he says its time to move on to the next chapter. "I'm playing guitar at the

  • Linkin Park offer free download of The Hunting Party album

    Linkin Park are offering a free download of their latest album, “The Hunting Party”, to Google Play customers in the US as part of a sales promotion for the band’s full catalog. “The Hunting Party” is available as a free download until December 23 at the US Google Play store, with all other Linkin Park albums priced at $1.99 each. Google Play are also offering discounts across the full

  • Queen guitarist raves about Adam Lambert

    Queen guitarist Brian May is raving about singer Adam Lambert’s abilities in a new video intereview with Japan’s Universal Music. "Adam is so much like Freddie [Mercury] in many ways," says May. "But Adam doesn't have to try to be like Freddie, which is the nice thing. He doesn't imitate; he just does his own thing." Queen first teamed up with Lambert in 2009 to perform the band's rock anthem

  • The Who postpone London shows due to illness

    The Who have been forced to postpone a pair of London shows this week due to illness affecting singer Roger Daltrey. The band’s December 17 and 18 concerts at the 02 Arena have been rescheduled to next spring – March 22 and 23 respectively. All original tickets will remain valid for the rescheduled dates. “On medical advice singer Roger Daltrey has been ordered to rest his voice due to a

  • AC/DC look forward to Rock Or Bust world tour

    AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson and guitarist Angus Young say they’re looking forward to hitting the road next year for a world tour in support of their new album, “Rock Or Bust.” "I think more than ever, this tour I'm looking forward to it a bit more than, I think, any other,” Johnson tells BBC Radio 2's The Chris Evans Breakfast Show. “I don't know if it's 'cause of my age and just enjoying

  • VIDEO: Ace Frehley says KISS will regret not playing Rock Hall induction

    Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley says former bandmates Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons will regret their decision not to perform with him and original drummer Peter Criss at the band’s induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame earlier this year. "The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame was a great experience for me," Frehley tells VH1. "We could have been inducted fifteen years earlier, but we

  • VIDEO: Lynyrd Skynyrd perform on Season 7 finale of The Voice

    Lynyrd Skynyrd performed their classic, “Sweet Home Alabama”, with country rocker Craig Wayne Boyd on the Season 7 finale of NBC’s The Voice on Tuesday. Boyd went on to claim the title as fans voted him the winner of the show’s latest season, finishing ahead of finalists Matt McAndrew, Chris Jamison and Damien. The finale featured guest performances by Fall Out Boy, Jennifer Hudson, Jessie J,

  • Joan Jett comments on 2015 Rock Hall induction

    Joan Jett is sharing thoughts on her induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. The former Runaways guitarist will be inducted with her backing band, The Blackhearts, at next April’s event in Cleveland; they’ll be joined by Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Ringo Starr, Lou Reed, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Bill Withers, and the “5” Royales in the Class Of 2015. “Yeah

  • Green Day thrilled with 2015 Rock Hall induction

    Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is thrilled with the band’s induction into the 2015 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. Formed in 1987, the San Francisco Bay-area band are headed to the Hall alongside Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Lou Reed, Bill Withers, Ringo Starr and the “5” Royales. "I had to go for a walk," Armstrong

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