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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.

So please Rock.com members...help support Jason in his…

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Added by News on October 29, 2014 at 5:54pm — No Comments

Eddie Vedder And Liam Gallagher To Honor The Who

The Who will kick off the first leg of their 50th anniversary tour this April, but before then, the influential rock group’s music will be honored at a benefit concert in support of the Teenage Cancer Trust. Two famous frontmen — Pearl Jam’s…

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Exclusive! Dave Davies Premieres Video From His New Album, Rippin’ Up Time



Legendary Kinks guitarist Dave Davies has provided Gibson with an exclusive “first look” at the debut video from his new album, Rippin’ Up Time. Titled “Through My Window,” the beautifully languid guitar tune features Davies playing both his Gibson Nighthawk and a Les Paul. “I had a lot of ideas in my head thinking…

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Added by News on October 29, 2014 at 3:38pm — No Comments

Soundgarden Debut New Song

Soundgarden surprised their fans yesterday when they released their first new single since King Animal in 2012. The track is called "Storm, " and is a five minute slow-churning rocker. The psychedelic guitar lines from Kim Thayil are certainly a bit of a departure for the band, but…

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Added by News on October 29, 2014 at 3:35pm — No Comments

Slipknot Debut New Line-Up

Slipknot have debuted their new line-up with sets on consecutive nights at their Knotfest festival in the San Manuel Amphitheater.

The shows are the first to feature the bands’ new bass player and drummer, who have not yet been named publicly (although they’re rumored to be drummer Jay Weinberg and bass player Alessandro "Vman"…

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Added by News on October 27, 2014 at 1:17pm — No Comments

Cream’s Jack Bruce Dies

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Cream legend Jack Bruce has passed away aged 71.

Bruce was born in 1943 to musical parents, and he demonstrated his musical potential early on when he won a scholarship to the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. While he was there he discovered jazz, much to the chagrin of his teachers who told him to “either stop, or leave college.” So he left. Bruce met Eric Clapton when they both…

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Added by News on October 27, 2014 at 1:14pm — No Comments

Liam Gallagher’s Beady Eye Breaks Up

Rumors of an Oasis reunion are swirling after the band’s former vocalist Liam Gallagher announced the break-up of his post-Oasis band, Beady Eye.

Gallagher announced the news with the simply-worded tweet: “Beady Eye are no longer.

Thanks for all your support.” He later tweeted - but deleted - “I’ve got more talent in my [expletive] than…

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Added by News on October 27, 2014 at 1:10pm — No Comments

Fear Factory Head To Pune And Delhi This November

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Veteran American industrial metal band Fear Factory are set to perform to fans in Pune and Delhi this November. The band – which currently features founding members Burton C. Bell (vocals) and guitarist Dino Cazares along with bassist Matt DeVries and drummer Mike Heller will perform at the Pune and Delhi editions of touring live festival the Nh7 Weekender.

Fear Factory formed in Los Angeles in 1990 and have…

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Added by News on October 27, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Ozzy Becomes "Global Icon"

MTV have announced that Ozzy Osbourne will be honored as an MTV Global Icon. The award will be handed out during the European Music Awards in Glasgow, Scotland on November 9.

Osbourne, who has had a close relationship with MTV in the past through his reality show "The Osbournes," is the fifth recipient of the award. Previous recipients are…

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Added by News on October 15, 2014 at 5:05pm — No Comments

The Who Announce Tour

The Who's Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend follow in the footsteps of the Rolling Stones, and announce a tour to celebrate 50 years as a band. The tour, which Daltrey refer to as "the beginning of the long goodbye," is set to kick off on April 15 in Tampa, Florida. According to a press release the setlist will contain songs from the band's entire…

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Added by News on October 15, 2014 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Listen To New Noel Gallagher Song Now

Former Oasis mainman Noel Gallagher have announced that his second solo album Chasing Yesterday, will be released on March 2, 2015. But you can already listen to the first single "In The Heat Of The Moment" - just check out the link below this story.

"The first single was the last…

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Added by News on October 15, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

New Bowie Track Gets Radio Debut

Elbow’s Guy Garvey has debuted David Bowie’s new song “Sue (Or In a Season of Crime)” on his BB6 radio program over the weekend.

Garvey kicked off his David Bowie Day show with Bowie’s “Life On…

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Added by News on October 13, 2014 at 4:55pm — No Comments

Hoekstra Couldn’t Pass Up Whitesnake Opportunity

New Whitesnake guitarist Joel Hoekstra says he joined the band because he loves a challenge and likes to continually push his horizons.

 

In a new interview with podcast The Doublestop, Hoekstra talks…

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Added by News on October 13, 2014 at 4:48pm — No Comments

No More CSNY

David Crosby says Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young won’t ever tour again because the relationship between he and Neil Young is too strained.

 

At a concert in Philadelphia last week an audience member asked Neil Young if CSNY would play together again, and he replied, “CSNY will never tour again, ever… but I love Stephen Stills.” The last…

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Added by News on October 13, 2014 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Jimmy Page Says New Album And Shows Are Coming





Jimmy Page has been talking to Classic Rock magazine about his future plans.

The Led Zeppelin legend says, “The music I've been writing, it's got various moods to it, various textures. That isn't going to change. So there will be real surprises within it, you know? But there would have to be. I wouldn't…

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Added by News on October 10, 2014 at 11:25am — No Comments

Slash Says New Velvet Revolver Album Just Needs “The Right Guy”

Slash's solo career – aided much by singer Myles Kennedy – is a smash. But in a new interview with Radio.com, Slash suggests Velvet Revolver may yet record again as a band. It is six years since VR dismissed the group's original frontman Scott Weiland.

Slash says: “The Velvet thing has just been… A lot of people are asking…

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Added by News on October 10, 2014 at 11:20am — No Comments

Ex-Sonic Youth Bassist Kim Gordon To Publish Memoir

Kim Gordon, former bassist for legendary alt-rockers Sonic Youth, has penned a memoir chronicling “her childhood, her life in art, her move to New York City, her love affairs, her marriage, and her relationship with her daughter and her band.”

A press release further describes the book, titled Girl in a Band, as an “atmospheric look…

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Added by News on October 10, 2014 at 11:08am — No Comments

Paul McCartney Joins Effort To Save Liverpool Venue

Paul McCartney is throwing his support behind saving an iconic arts venue and concert hall in his native hometown of Liverpool.

Built in 1832, St. Luke’s Church served as a concert hall both before and after the 1941 Liverpool Blitz, which left it without a roof.

Representatives of the church have thus far…

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Added by News on October 10, 2014 at 11:03am — No Comments

Green Day, Nine Inch Nails And The Smiths Are 2015 Rock Hall Nominees

Green Day, Nine Inch Nails and The Smiths are among the artists nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015. Other artists making the ballot for the first time include Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bill Withers and Sting. Rounding out this year’s hopefuls are the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Kraftwerk,…

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Added by News on October 10, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Muse’s New Album To Feature ‘Fat Bass Distortion’

Muse are hard at work on their seventh studio album, and they’re letting fans take a peek into the recording process. Matt Bellamy and company have finally gotten on the Instagram bandwagon and created an account, and so far, they’re using it exclusively to post pictures and videos of the…

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Added by News on October 8, 2014 at 11:50am — No Comments

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