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Asking for a Random Act of Kindness: Please Give Forward To Jason!

Thank you to those who have donated to Jason.  We urgently need continued help.

Jason, a long-time Rock.com team member and close friend to all of us is going without basics - food, monthly medications, and the medical treatments he desperately needs to be well enough to start chemo and radiation.

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Def Leppard Debut Stand-In Guitarist

Trixter guitarist Steve Brown has played his first show with Def Leppard as a fill-in for Vivian Campbell, who is undergoing stem cell treatment to fight Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Brown’s first performance with Def Leppard was the pre-game entertainment at the Oakland Raiders Vs Miami Dolphins game on Sunday. He’ll also play with the band at Santa Ynez, Rancho…

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Iommi Begins Teaching Career





Black Sabbath legend Tony Iommi has many credits to his name, not least is pretty much inventing metal as we know it. But Iommi has just embarked on his most radical project yet: teacher.

 

Iommi has just begun teaching at Coventry University in the UK. It started when Iommi was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Arts last…

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AC/DC Debut “Let's Play Ball” From New Album

It's been a busy week for AC/DC. The band have announced a new album, Rock or Bust, for release on 2 December. They're also debuting lead track “Let's Play Ball” as part of TBS’s coverage of MLB’s post-season. You'll be able to hear the full track from 27 September.

In Melbourne, Australia's second largest city, the road sign of “AC/DC Lane”…

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The Who Debut New Track “Be Lucky” from “Who Hits 50!”

The Who’s first song in eight years will be on a new 50-track compilation to mark 50 years as a band, Who Hits 50!

The new song explicitly references Daft Punk and AC/DC. “Be Lucky” suggests the Australian rockers and the French DJs can both help you achieve your dreams.

“You wanna climb without a safety line/ AC/DC’s gonna be fine,” Roger Daltrey sings over a stripped-down Pete Townshend…

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Dave Davies Says Kinks Reunion Could Happen Next Year

Last year Dave Davies put the odds that he and his brother Ray Davies wound mount a Kinks reunion at “50/50.” Alas, no tour was forthcoming, but the guitarist is more optimistic about the chances for 2015. “We have so much great music that goes back so many years,” he said recently, speaking to…

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Former KISS Guitarist Ace Frehley Announces Solo Tour

Ex-KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has announced a handful of fall 2014 tour dates in support of his new solo album, Space Invader, which arrived in August. The tour will set off on Nov. 13 in New Brunswick, N.J., and continue through a Nov. 26 stop in Glenside, Penn.

Frehley isn’t going out alone. Instead, he’s bringing a…

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Eddie Vedder, Jack White, The Black Keys To Honor Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan has been named the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year by the Recording Academy, and the musical legend will be given a proper salute this February. Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam, Jack White, the Black Keys, Beck, Bonnie Raitt, John Mellencamp, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Tom Jones and Neil Young are among the big names slated to pay tribute to…
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Added by News on September 29, 2014 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Nirvana’s Nevermind Turns 23 Today

Nirvana’s seminal Nevermind album dropped on Sept. 24, 1991— 23 years ago today. Nobody can predict a new musical movement, and it was more than a surprise when this explosive Seattle band scored of the biggest rock ‘n’ roll albums of all time with Nevermind.

Gibson.com caught up with Nirvana bass player Krist…

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Added by News on September 24, 2014 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Boomtown Rats Back In The U.S.

Irish rockers the Boomtown Rats are set to play their first shows in the US since the eighties. The band is taking the stage at Terminal 5 in New York City on September 26 followed by a show in Boston on September 28.

The Boomtown Rats surprisingly reformed in 2013 after having been inactive since 1986 when they played their…

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Added by News on September 24, 2014 at 11:53am — No Comments

Jimmy Buffett Tops List Of Richest Guitarists

The site The Richest recently put together a list of the Top 10 richest guitarists in the world. Topping the list is Jimmy Buffett. He probably wouldn’t have been my first guess for the top spot, but when…
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Added by News on September 24, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Jeff Lynne Considers ELO Live Return

Electric Light Orchestra mastermind Jeff Lynne was so happy with the band’s one-off show in London last weekend that he’s considering a proper return to the live stage, The Telegraph…
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Added by News on September 22, 2014 at 7:04pm — No Comments

Aaron Lewis Safe After Jet Incident

Staind frontman and solo artist Aaron Lewis is safe after a private charter jet he was a passenger on became trapped in mud in Wharton, Texas.

After filming a segment for his TV show On The Road for the Sportsman’s Channel, an error caused the Cessna Citation V jet to veer off the taxiway and get stuck in mud. It was determined to be unsafe to…

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Added by News on September 22, 2014 at 7:01pm — No Comments

Not So Fast On Those Bowie Album Rumors…

Producer Tony Visconti has denied reports which circulated last week claiming he said a new David Bowie album was imminent.

Last week CNN reported that Visconti, who has produced numerous Bowie albums including last year’s The Next Day, had said “There’s gonna be another album, definitely… soon.” But over the weekend…

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Added by News on September 22, 2014 at 6:58pm — No Comments

Lzzy Hale Talks Third Halestorm Album





Halestorm's Lzzy Hale has been talking to Gearphoria about the band's third album, due for release in 2105. It will be the long-awaited follow-up to 2012's The Strange Case Of…



“We've definitely evolved,” says Hale. “ The one thing that has remained the same is that…

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Added by News on September 19, 2014 at 9:49am — No Comments

Alice Cooper Is Ready For Halloween

Halloween is on the way, and who knows Halloween better than Alice Cooper? The Coop is planning to celebrate this Halloween by releasing a live CD and DVD , Raise the Dead -- Live from Wacken, of his 2013 appearance at the Wacken Open Air Festival in Wacken, Germany.



Raise the Dead -- Live from Wacken features 22…

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Added by News on September 19, 2014 at 9:44am — No Comments

Ramones Family Members Praise U2’s New Album

Last week, U2 surprisingly unleashed their new album, Songs of Innocence, free to all iTunes users during Apple’s keynote. That album features the song “The Miracle (of Joey Ramone),” which honors the late…
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Added by News on September 19, 2014 at 9:38am — No Comments

Neil Young Shares Live Recording Of New Song

Neil Young has made available for streaming a new song recorded live with Crazy Horse this past summer. As reported by NME.com, “Who’s Gonna Stand Up”—available for listening at Young’s…
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Added by News on September 19, 2014 at 9:34am — No Comments

Foo Fighters Post “Sonic Highways” Documentary Trailer

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Foo Fighters release their eighth album, Sonic Highways, on November 10 2014. It will be accompanied by an eight-part HBO “docuseries” which premieres October 17. In the doc, the Foos explain the ethos and practicalities of recording the album across eight U.S. cities.



Below is a two-minute clip the band has posted on YouTube, from Foo Fighters Sonic Highways: A Conversation with Foo…

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Added by News on September 19, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Bono Explains Why New U2 Album Is “Free”

As we reported last week, Irish rockers U2 surprised fans when they gave away their new album Songs of Innocence for free to all iTunes users in conjunction with Apple’s keynote. The news was greeted with joy from U2 fans all…

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Added by News on September 17, 2014 at 9:16am — No Comments

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