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  • Queen premiere new Freddie Mercury duet with Michael Jackson

    Queen are premiering the new Freddie Mercury duet with Michael Jackson, “There Must Be More to Life Than This.” “Michael used to come see us a lot,” guitarist Brian May told Rolling Stone late last year. “He was a big big fan, especially of Freddie, and Freddie and Michael got on real real well. Michael was very impressed with our lighting rig, I remember. I can't remember which tour it was. We

  • Queen drummer Roger Taylor to release solo compilation

    Queen drummer Roger Taylor will release his first-ever solo compilation, “Best”, on October 27. “Best” features 18 songs from Taylor’s solo catalog, including tunes from his first new album in 15 years, 2013’s “Fun On Earth.” Also announced is a November 11 release for “The Lot”, a comprehensive 12CD/1DVD set encompassing all of Taylor’s work. Originally issued in Europe last fall, the

  • Led Zeppelin-inspired ice cream may change its name

    Ben & Jerry’s are considering changing the name of its Led Zeppelin-inspired “Hazed & Confused” ice cream after anti-hazing activists complained the flavor belittled the deadly problem on college campuses. Bloomberg reports the brand, a play on hazelnuts and the phrase “dazed and confused,” made famous by Led Zeppelin and the 1993 coming-of-age comedy, was released in February and the company

  • Robert Plant lands US top 10 debut

    Robert Plant has landed a US Top debut with his new album, “lullaby and...The Ceaseless Roar.” Billboard reports the project debuts at No. 10 with opening week sales of 29,000 copies. “lullaby” marks Plant’s third straight top 10, following 2010's “Band Of Joy” and 2007's “Raising Sand” (with Alison Krauss). The Led Zeppelin singer recorded the project with his band, The Sensational Space

  • Alice Cooper opens Alice’s Attic thrift store

    Alice Cooper has opened his own thrift store in his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona. AZ Central reports Cooper has just cut the ribbon on Alice's Attic And Thrift Store, a store he recently opened in the same Phoenix building that houses his Rock Teen Center. "I have always been a thrift-store guy," says the rocker. “I'm a flea market guy. I love going to flea markets and thrift stores." A lot

  • VIDEO: Motley Crue perform at iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas

    Motley Crue performed at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas on Friday, and video of their appearance is available. Playing a bill that included Coldplay, Usher, Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande, the group played a 3-song set that included “Home Sweet Home”, “Girsl, Girls, Girls” and “Kickstart My Heart.” The Las Vegas show was the first for Motley Crue since bassist Nikki Sixx underwent

  • David Bowie new album update

    David Bowie will release another album "soon" featuring new material, his long-time producer Tony Visconti tells CNN. The project would be the follow-up to 2013’s “The Next Day”, the singer’s first new album in a decade. "There's gonna be another album, definitely ... soon," the producer said -- although he didn't say when. Visconti played down any suggestion that Bowie might tour the new

  • Motley Crue tops the hennemusic Hot 10

    Motley Crue tops this week’s hennemusic Hot 10. Singer Vince Neil has revealed the location of the band’s final concert of their 2-year farewell tour. Read all about it in this week’s top story! The HH10 is a list of the most-viewed rock news stories in the past week by hennemusic readers. For a full list of hennemusic Hot 10 charts, check out the archives here. hennemusic Hot 10 week

  • Motorhead’s Lemmy shares health update

    Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister is sharing an update on his health following a 2013 haematoma (where blood collects outside of a blood vessel) that resulted in the cancellation of a European tour. “Alright. I’m getting back there,” Lemmy tells VH1. “We’ve just done two tours. It doesn’t really matter what you do, it’s how you do it and how you feel. I gave up smoking more or less. I have

  • Foo Fighters announce South American tour

    The Foo Fighters have announced dates for a tour of South America in support of their new album, “Sonic Highways.” The band have revealed 7 shows for the 2-week run, which starts January 15 in Santiago, Chile and wraps January 31 in Bogota, Columbia. Venue and tickets details will be announced soon. Due November 10 and produced by Butch Vig, “Sonic Highways” is the band’s 8th studio album.

  • Sammy Hagar issues Cabo and birthday show update

    Sammy Hagar has issued an update on the post-Hurricane Odile situation in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico following the recent cancellation of his annual Birthday Bash shows in the resort town. “Hold tight Redheads - I'm waiting for the dust to settle down in Cabo,” writes Hagar. “The military and government are in charge right now & once the town is a little more stable, I will figure out what to do to

  • Slash special to debut this weekend on AXS TV

    "Real To Reel With Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators", an hour-long documentary look at the recording process for the guitarist’s newly-released album, “World On Fire”, will debut on AXS TV on Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. “Real To Reel” follows the band through the entire start-to-finish process, from pre-production meetings and recording sessions at NRG

  • Motorhead launch video contest

    Motorhead have launched a contest to have fans make the video for the new live version of their classic track, “Killed By Death.” Fans are to create and upload a video to YouTube that features the tune from the Tour Edition of "Aftershock." “We will pick the best music video submitted by our fans to be our Official Music Video!!,” says the band. “You decide what you want in the video! The more

  • VIDEO: Conan unveils Apple’s new U2 removal service

    TBS late-night host Conan O’Brien has unveiled Apple’s new U2 removal service following customer complaints about receiving the band’s latest album, “Songs Of Innocence”, for free via iTunes. While Apple issued a tool to help users remove the free record from their systems, the new eRase U2 service goes a step further ... as you’ll see in the video below. Apple recently released “Songs Of

  • New Queen album features unreleased Freddie Mercury songs

    Three previously unreleased Queen tracks featuring late singer Freddie Mercury are featured on the new compilation, “Queen Forever”, due November 10 (Nov. 11 in North America). The package include a long anticipated track from Queen and Michael Jackson, “There Must Be More To Life Than This”, a previously unfinished Mercury-Queen track “Let Me In Your Heart Again” originating from the band’s “

  • Alice Cooper reveals Raise The Dead Live From Wacken tracklist

    Alice Cooper has revealed the tracklist for his forthcoming concert package, “Raise The Dead – Live From Wacken.” Due October 21 in North America, (Oct 17 in Germany and October 20 in UK), the set features the rock legend recorded in concert at Wacken Open Air, an annual summer open air heavy metal festival that takes place in the small village of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein in northern

  • VIDEO: Rolling Stones preview Australia and New Zealand tour

    The Rolling Stones have issued a video preview of their upcoming 14 On Fire tour of Australia and New Zealand. “We know what we’re gonna do when we get out there,” says Keith Richards, “but we have no idea what the crowd are gonna do.” The fall dates are shows that were rescheduled from this spast spring following the sudden passing of Mick Jagger’s longtime girlfriend, L’Wren Scott. The

  • VIDEO: Foo Fighters play crowdfunded show in Virginia

    The Foo Fighters played their first crowdfunded concert at The National Theater in Richmond, Virginia on Wednesday, and video from the show has surfaced. The band’s first appearance in the city after 16 years was kickstarted by a Crowdhoster campaign launched in March by Andrew Goldin. Goldin and his fellow organizers, Brig White, John McAdorey and Lucas Krost, set a goal of selling 1,400

  • Fleetwood Mac featured on In The Studio

    Fleetwood Mac are featured on the latest edition of North American rock radio series In The Studio. Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham and Mick Fleetwood join host Redbeard to discuss the band’s upcoming On With The Show North American tour, which kicks off in Minneapolis, Minnesota on September 30. The trek sees the return of keyboardist Christine McVie, creating a reunion of the group’s hugely

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