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  • VIDEO: Rush premiere unreleased song I’ve Been Running

    Rush: Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee and John Rutsey Rush are premiering a 1974 performance of an unreleased song, “I’ve Been Running”, as a preview to their 40th anniversary box set, “R40”, due November 11. The track features original drummer John Rutsey and the band in concert at Laura Secord Secondary School in St. Catharines, Ontario. “R40” will present the group’s full 8-song set from the show

  • AUDIO: Foo Fighters preview new song Congregation

    The Foo Fighters are previewing “Congregation”, another new track from their forthcoming album, “Sonic Highways.” The tune will featured in episode three of the companion HBO series of the same name, set to air Friday night at 11 PM ET. The episode will include guest appearances by Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood, and Zac Brown, among others - check out a preview below. The Foos are unveiling

  • David Gilmour talks about the end of Pink Floyd

    David Gilmour is sharing his thoughts on the end of Pink Floyd as the group prepares to release its final album, “The Endless River”, on November 10 (Nov 11 in North America). The project features material recorded by Gilmour, Rick Wright and Nick Mason during sessions for 1994’s “The Division Bell”, and serves as the band’s tribute to Wright, who died from cancer in 2008 at the age of 65. "

  • Sammy Hagar open to Van Halen reunion tour with David Lee Roth

    Sammy Hagar says he is open to the idea of a Van Halen reunion tour that would also feature David Lee Roth. “You mean that [2002] Sam and Dave tour with Van Halen as the backup band? Yeah, that would be a dream scenario for me too, but it would be the same old thing,” Hagar tells Rolling Stone. “On the [2004] reunion tour, we traveled on separate planes. You check into the hotel at different

  • Bob Seger expands North American tour

    Bob Seger has expanded a North American tour in support of his latest album, “Ride Out.” The rocker has confirmed an additional 10 dates for the run, which begins November 19 in Saginaw, Michigan. The new shows are included in the tour’s second leg, which launches in Toledo, Ohio on January 20. The J. Geils Band will join Seger as a special guest in select markets. Ticket pre-sales for most

  • Metallica seek fan help for reissues of first two albums

    Metallica are asking help from fans as they prepare deluxe reissues of their first two albums - 1983’s “Kill ‘Em All” and 1984’s “Ride The Lightning” - for release in 2015. “We want it all!,” posted the group. “Did you manage to sneak a video camera into a show long before they fit in your pocket? Maybe your old instamatic camera for some snap shots? A cassette Walkman with a microphone? We’re

  • VIDEO: Yes preview new live package from Bristol

    Yes are sharing a preview of “Like It Is – Yes at the Bristol Hippodrome”, the band’s first live set featuring current lead vocalist Jon Davison. Due December 5 in Europe (Dec 9 in North America) and available on two-CD/DVD, Blu-ray and digital formats, the package includes tracks from 1971’s “The Yes Album” and 1977’s “Going For The One.” “These are two bodies of music that many of the most

  • Aerosmith: Joe Perry’s memoir hits New York Times Best Sellers list

    Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry’s new memoir, "Rocks: My Life In And Out Of Aerosmith", continues its run on the New York Times Best Sellers List. The autobiography debuted last week at No. 8 on the "Hardcover Nonfiction" chart, and currently sits at No. 10 in its second week. In “Rocks”, Perry opens up for the first time about the wild, inside story of his life in the legendary band he

  • Black Sabbath guitarist writing music for CSI TV series

    Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi confirms he is writing music for the CBS Television series CSI (Crime Scene Investigation). “People have been asking what exactly I’m doing at the moment, we’ll I’m getting back in the studio having tried to make myself rest after the tours,” Iommi explains. “I’m writing, mostly just putting ideas down rather than complete songs. I like to create all sorts of

  • VIDEO: Slash previews Live From The Sunset Strip concert special

    Slash is sharing a preview of "Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators Live From The Sunset Strip", a concert special filmed last month at The Roxy that will air on DIRECTV in November. Part of the Guitar Center’s 50th anniversary celebrations, the 90-minute concert special sees Slash and the band perform tracks from his career, including “Paradise City”, “Sweet Child O’ Mine”, “

  • Led Zeppelin reissues enter UK charts

    The latest album reissues from Led Zeppelin have entered the UK charts just three days following their release on Monday. The Official Charts Company reports the expanded version of 1971’s “Led Zeppelin IV” landed at No. 4 in the midweek ranking, while 1973’s “Houses Of The Holy” enters at No. 7. The full weekly chart will be published on Sunday. Released in November 1971, the album — which

  • Metallica to play residency on Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

    Metallica will play a week-long residency on CBS' Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson next month. “We're excited to celebrate Craig Ferguson's final season on CBS as he has personally invited us to join him for an entire week of performances starting Monday, November 17th,” posted the band. “We'll be playing every night that week and on the first night (Monday) we'll sit down with Craig to chat

  • Rolling Stones to issue limited-edition signed photo books for $5000

    The Rolling Stones will issue a signed, limited-edition coffee-table photo book chronicling their 50-year history this December for $5000 each. Billed as “the definitive, authorized illustrated history of the world’s greatest rock ‘n’ roll band,” the project features a foreward by President Bill Clinton alongside more than 500 pages of images of the band. Produced in close collaboration with

  • VIDEO: Heart rock Foo Fighters track as thanks for Letterman performance

    Heart are saying thanks to the Foo Fighters for their recent pairing on The Late Show with David Letterman by sharing a backstage performance of the band’s 2005 “In Your Honor” track, "No Way Back." "We wanted to give something back to them," Ann Wilson tells Rolling Stone. "Just to say thank you. It's the perfect HOOT song and worked well with the esoteric instruments we had around. It's a

  • Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour working on new solo album

    Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour confirms he is working on new solo album. “It's coming along very well," Gilmour tells Rolling Stone while promoting Floyd’s final album, “The Endless River.” "There are some sketches that aren't finished, and some of them will be started again. There's a few months' work in it yet. I'm hoping to get it out this following year. Then I'm hoping to do an old

  • Soundgarden to release 3-CD rarities collection Echo Of Miles

    Soundgarden will release a 3-CD, 50-track rarities collection, "Echo Of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across The Path", on November 24. Among the set's seven unreleased tracks is a brand-new recording, "Storm", recorded in May this year with producer Jack Endino in Seattle. Curated by guitarist Kim Thayil, “Echo Of Miles” features original B-sides, unreleased tracks, instrumentals, covers and demos

  • Stevie Nicks to perform on The Tonight Show

    Stevie Nicks will perform on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday, November 3. The singer will play the single, “Lady”, from her latest solo album, “24 Karat Gold — Songs From the Vault.” 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 earlier

  • Jimmy Page says John Bonham’s death ended Led Zeppelin

    Jimmy Page has revealed why Led Zeppelin didn’t continue after the 1980 death of drummer John Bonham. “Led Zeppelin wasn't a corporate entity,” Page tells Rolling Stone. “Led Zeppelin was an affair of the heart. Each of the members was important to the sum total of what we were. I like to think that if it had been me that wasn't there, the others would have made the same decision. And what

  • Alice In Chains premiere Phantom Limb video

    Alice In Chains are premiering their new video for “Phantom Limb” via a BitTorrent Bundle. The clip is directed by Roboshobo, who worked on videos for three tunes from the band’s 2013 album, “The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here”, including "Hollow", "Stone" and "Voices." Fans can download the video via BitTorrent Bundle for free and can unlock access to other Alice In Chains content by subscribing

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