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  • Oasis premiere unreleased acoustic demo of She’s Electric

    Oasis have released the demo version of “She’s Electric”, sung by Noel Gallagher, as a preview to the upcoming reissue of their 1995 album, “(What’s The Story) Morning Glory.” Due September 29 (September 30 in North America), the remastered set will be available as a standard CD and digital download, LP, an expanded 3-disc version and digital download, and a Super Deluxe box set. The

  • John Mellencamp art exhibition comes to Florida

    “The Paintings Of John Mellencamp”, a traveling art exhibition featuring the works of the Indian rocker, will makes its first showing in Florida this fall. Opening at The Museum Of Art in Deland on October 10, the exhibition will feature some 40 oil and mixed media paintings, which will remain on view at the Museum until December 28. The multi-talented singer-songwriter, actor and

  • VIDEO: Slash reveals inspiration behind World On Fire album artwork

    Slash reveals the story behind the cover artwork for his forthcoming album, “World On Fire”, in the latest edition of the new online series, “Ask Slash & Myles.” Due September 16, the guitarist recorded the project with his touring band, Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators, and producer Michael Baskette. Slash is currently on the road across North America with Aerosmith as part of the Let Rock

  • Neil Young files for divorce after 36 years of marriage

    Neil Young has filed for divorce from Pegi Young, his wife of 36 years and frequent musical collaborator. Rolling Stone reports Young filed a petition for dissolution of marriage in the couple’s hometown of San Mateo, California, on July 29th; a hearing is scheduled for December 12th. Neil first met Pegi when she was working as a waitress at a diner near his California ranch, a story he

  • AC/DC marks 35th anniversary of Highway To Hell on In The Studio

    AC/DC’s 1979 album classic, “Highway To Hell”, is marking its 35th anniversary on North American rock radio series In The Studio. Host Redbeard presents archival interviews with brothers Angus and Malcolm Young, who discuss the project that catapulted the Australian rockers into the mainstream with singles like “Girls Got Rhythm”, “Touch Too Much” and the title track. Produced by Mutt Lange, “

  • Iron Maiden to reissue back catalogue on vinyl

    Iron Maiden have announced a vinyl reissues series that will see the band’s 1980’s catalogue re-released on heavyweight 180g black vinyl this fall. The records will be released chronologically across a two month period starting October 13th (Oct 14th in North America) with the first three albums: “Iron Maiden”, “Killers” and “The Number Of The Beast.” The albums will also be cut from the

  • Billy Idol premieres first single from new album

    Billy Idol is premiering “Can’t Break Me Down”, the lead single from his forthcoming album, “Kings & Queens Of The Undergound.” Due October 21, Idol’s first project in almost a decade was primarily produced by Trevor Horn, with Greg Kurstin also contributing as a producer to two songs. Idol will launch a fall European tour in support of the record; the 3-week, 11-show run starts November 5 at

  • Def Leppard to play NFL pre-game show at London’s Wembley Stadium

    Def Leppard will perform the pre-game show at the first of this year's three NFL International Series games on Sunday, September 28, when the Oakland Raiders host the Miami Dolphins at London’s Wembley Stadium. "Having most recently visited Wembley in May to watch Sheffield United in the FA Cup semifinal,” said singer Joe Elliott, “I know what the atmosphere in the ground is like for 'our'

  • VIDEO: Aerosmith takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge onstage in Houston

    Aerosmith accepted Motley Crue’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge onstage at the Cynthia Williams Pavilion in Houston, Texas on Monday and the band is sharing video from the event. Guitarist Joe Perry said a portion of each ticket sold at the show would be donated to the ALS Assocation. "We'd like to give it up for the ALS Foundation," said frontman Steven Tyler. "And we'd like to pass it onto Quentin

  • VIDEO: Aerosmith’s Joe Perry promotes Rock Your World sauces on Dallas TV

    Aerosmith’s Joe Perry was a featured guest on WFAA-TV News 8 in Dallas on Saturday morning, where the guitarist was on hand to promote his line of Rock Your World hot sauces. Perry discussed the challenges of eating healthy while on the road, as well as sharing his recipe for Steak Burritos with his Rock Your World Mango Peach Tango sauce. View the recipe at News 8 here. Perry and Aerosmith

  • Lenny Kravitz previews video for The Chamber

    Lenny Kravitz is previewing the video for “The Chamber”, the lead single from his forthcoming album, “Strut.” Directed by Anthony Mandler, the full video will be issued on September 4. Due September 23, “Strut” is Lenny’s tenth studio album and first since 2011’s “Black And White America.” “This record brought me back to a place of what I love so much about music, back to the feelings I had

  • VIDEO: Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Original Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman has taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge as nominated by Canadian ALS patient Larry Machula. CBC reports Machula issued the challenge to all members of the Stones – including Wyman – from his care facility in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Machula backed up his words with action: with the help of nurses, Machula had three buckets of ice water dumped over his

  • Stevie Nicks premieres lyric video for new single Lady

    Stevie Nicks is premiering a lyric video for her new single, “Lady”, as featured on her upcoming solo album, “24 Karat Gold — Songs From the Vault.” Due October 7th, the project features a collection of lost and stray songs that Nicks has written and recorded through the years, but never made it onto an album. The selections were all newly-recorded in Nashville and co-produced by Nicks,

  • Led Zeppelin classic voted greatest guitar riff of all time

    Led Zeppelin's 1969 classic, “Whole Lotta Love”, has been voted the greatest guitar riff of all time by listeners of BBC Radio 2. The BBC reports the track topped the list of songs ahead of tunes by Guns N’ Roses, AC/DC , Deep Purple and others. Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page said he was "knocked out" by winning the vote. "I wanted a riff that really moved, that people would really get,

  • VIDEO: Rob Zombie leads 10th annual Johnny Ramone Tribute

    Billy Idol, Priscilla Presley and Linda Ramone at 10th Annual Johnny Ramone Tribute Rockers were out in force on Sunday for the 10th annual Johnny Ramone Tribute at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and fan-filmed video from the event has surfaced. Presented by Johnny's wife, Linda Ramone, and hosted by Rob Zombie, the tribute featured live music, exhibits and a special outdoor screening under the

  • VIDEO: Sammy Hagar nominates Van Halen brothers for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Sammy Hagar took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Sunday and nominated the Van Halen brothers, Eddie and Alex, to participate in the charitable event. “I accept Joe Satriani’s challenge, but I’m gonna write a big, fat check,” said Hagar, “and being a California person, I’m gonna conserve water and jump in this ice cold lake. Eddie and Alex Van Halen, I challenge you to do the same.” Hagar

  • VIDEO: Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood accepted Chuck Leavell’s invitation and took part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Sunday. Wood went on to nominate Rod Stewart, actor Woody Harrelson and his son, Tyrone Wood. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is surpassing all expectations as it continues to go viral. As of August 21, The ALS Association has received $41.8 million in donations compared to $2.1

  • Alice Cooper to release Raise The Dead Live From Wacken

    Alice Cooper will release a new concert package, “Raise The Dead – Live From Wacken”, this fall. 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 Germany. Recorded live

  • Anthrax guitarist announces New York area book signings

    Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian has announced a series of book signings for his forthcoming memoir, “I’m The Man: The Official Story Of Anthrax.” The rocker will host three events in the New York area around the October 14th release date for the project, including stops in Huntington, NY; Ridgewood, NJ; and New York City – see below for a list of dates. “I’m The Man: The Official Story Of Anthrax”

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