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  • Def Leppard announce European tour dates

    Def Leppard have announced the first series of dates for a spring 2015 European tour. The band have unveiled plans for 10 shows starting May 19 in Warsaw, Poland. The trek includes festival appearances in Denmark, Sweden and Finland. More shows will be announced soon. Meanwhile, Def Leppard vocalist Joe Elliott’s side project, Down N Outz, are gearing up to launch a UK tour on December 5 in

  • VIDEO: Sammy Hagar launches Lite Roast web series

    Sammy Hagar is sharing a behind the scenes look at the inspiration for and making of his latest album, “Lite Roast.” The Red Rocker has isused the first two episodes in a three-part series documenting the project, which sees the singer teamed with Waboritas guitarist Vic Johnson to deliver stripped-down versions of tunes from his career. “Lite Roast” was inspired by the rehearsals for Sammy’s

  • Nickelback: No Fixed Address on track for US Top 10 debut

    Nickelback’s new album, “No Fixed Address”, is on track to debut in the US Top 10. Billboard reports forecasters suggest the project could sell around 65,000 copies in its opening week to deliver the band’s 6th top 10 album on the Billboard 200 chart. The new Top 10 will be revealed on Wednesday, November 26. Nickelback’s last studio album, 2011’s “Here And Now”, peaked at No. 2 while 2013’s

  • AC/DC singer hosts Alzheimer’s benefit in Tennessee

    AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson and his Fifty Plus Racing team hosted an Alzheimer’s research fundraising event in Chattanooga, Tennessee on Friday. The Chattanoogan reports the team donated $100,000 at their Endures for a Cure Alzheimer’s Benefit. The Fifty Plus Racing team launched the “Highway To Help” campaign to raise support and awareness for Alzheimer’s research. Johnson’s bandmate –

  • VIDEO: Metallica perform Sad But True on The Late Late Show

    Metallica performed “Sad But True” as they closed out their week-long residency on CBS-TV’s Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Friday. The track originally appeared on the band’s self-titled 1991 album, which went on to become Metallica’s biggest-selling release with more than 30 million copies worldwide, including 16 million in the States alone. “And just like that, it's all over!,” posted

  • AUDIO: Soundgarden premiere unreleased song Kristi

    Soundgarden are premiering an unreleased song, “Kristi”, as a preview to their forthcoming collection, “Echo Of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across The Path.” Originally recorded during sessions for 1996’s “Down On The Upside”, it’s one of two previously unissued songs featured on the 3-disc, 50-track rarities compilation of original B-sides, instrumentals, covers and demos curated by guitarist Kim

  • Jimmy Page schedules London book signing event

    Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has announced a London book signing event for his photographic memoir, “Jimmy Page by Jimmy Page.” Page will appear at Waterstones Piccadilly on Tuesday, December 2, where he will be hand-stamping copies of the book with a personalized ‘Zoso’ stamp unique to this location. Full event details are available at waterstones.com "I've been asked on a number of

  • Steven Tyler to perform at Nobel Peace Prize concert

    Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler will be among the performers at the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize concert in Oslo, Norway on December 11. Hosted by Queen Latifah, the event will honor Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai, chosen by the Norwegian Nobel Committee for “their struggle against the oppression of children and young people, and for the right of all children to education.” Tyler will

  • Black Star Riders to release sophomore album The Killer Instinct

    Thin Lizzy-offshoot Black Star Riders will release their sophomore album, “The Killer Instinct”, on February 23. The follow-up to 2013’s “All Hell Breaks Loose” was recorded in Nashville with producer Nick Raskulinecz (Rush, The Foo Fighters, Alice In Chains, Mastodon). “Nick Raskulinecz came riding out of the sunset like a Viking warrior, with his record collection and arsenal of killer

  • VIDEO: Metallica perform Enter Sandman on The Late Late Show

    Metallica performed their classic, “Enter Sandman”, on the fourth night of their week-long residency on CBS-TV’s Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Thursday. The track originally appeared on the band’s self-titled 1991 album, which went on to become Metallica’s biggest-selling release with more than 30 million copies worldwide, including 16 million in the States alone. Earlier this week, the

  • VIDEO: Bob Seger opens North American tour in Michigan

    Bob Seger launched his North American tour in support of “Ride Out” on Wednesday in Saginaw, Michigan. Opening with 1982’s “Roll Me Away”, Seger and The Silver Bullet Band performed a number of tracks from his new album alongside old time favorites and classics as they played a double-encore, 23-song set lasting more than 2 hours. The tour’s first leg wraps December 19 with a show at New

  • VIDEO: Metallica preview Some Kind Of Monster reissue

    Metallica are sharing a preview of “This Monster Lives”, a 25-minute bonus feature included in the forthcoming 10th anniversary two-disc Blu-ray edition of the band's 2004 documentary, "Metallica: Some Kind Of Monster." Due November 24, the new edition of the film will include all the extras from the original 2005 DVD release and will be available digitally and via VOD for the first time. “

  • AC/DC shoot down Gene Simmons claim that rock is dead

    AC/DC are the latest rockers to challenge a recent claim by KISS bassist Gene Simmons that rock is dead. “With all respect to the lad,” singer Brian Johnson tells Ultimate Classic Rock. “I think he’s terribly wrong for a start. I really do. I don’t think anybody should have the nerve to stand there and just say that a certain genre of music has just ff—- disappeared overnight. “It’s not

  • Jimmy Page to guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

    photo: Ross Halfin Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page will be a featured guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Friday, November 21. Page will be on the daytime talk show to promote the band’s latest reissues, “Led Zeppelin IV” and “Houses Of The Holy.” Also appearing on the episode will be boy band One Direction. Released in November 1971, the band’s fourth album — which is officially

  • VIDEO: Metallica perform For Whom The Bell Tolls on The Late Late Show

    Metallica performed their 1984 classic, “For Whom The Bell Tolls”, on the third night of their week-long residency on CBS-TV’s Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Wednesday. The track originally appeared on the band’s sophomore album, “Ride The Lightning”, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. The album is one of two projects Metallica are working on as they prepare deluxe reissues

  • VIDEO: Foo Fighters perform on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

    The Foo Fighters performed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Wednesday as they continue to promote their new release, “Sonic Highways.” The band played “In The Clear” from the project after frontman Dave Grohl joined Ellen for an interview to discuss the record, the companion 8-part HBO series, and life as a rock Dad. Produced by Butch Vig, “Sonic Highways” was recorded in 8 American cities –

  • VIDEO: Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale preview

    Broadway In Chicago is sharing a preview of “Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale”, a play featuring the Twisted Sister singer currently running at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place in Chicago through January 4. "Dee Snider's Rock & Roll Christmas Tale" tells the story of Däisy Cütter, a heavy metal bar band looking to make it big even though the 80s are LONG over. This year,

  • PHOTO: Sammy Hagar previews appearance on The Simpsons

    Sammy Hagar is sharing a first-look preview of his appearance on FOX-TV’s The Simpsons on Sunday, November 23. Hagar will guest star in the season 26 episode "Covercraft", which sees Homer have a mid-life crisis, take up bass guitar and form a cover band with some of the other dads in town. Hagar’s likeness previously appeared in a season 11 episode called “Behind The Laughter”, a spoof of the

  • AUDIO: AC/DC guest on The Howard Stern Show

    AC/DC guitarist Angus Young and singer Brian Johnson were guests on Wednesday morning's edition of The Howard Stern Show on SiriusXM satellite radio. The pair were on hand to promote the band’s forthcoming album, “Rock Or Bust”, due December 2. Among the topics discussed with the recent headlines made by drummer Phil Rudd, who was charged on November 6 with attempting to procure a murder by

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