Memoirs of a Madman will be available as a single CD, a double-vinyl set and a limited-edition…
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Ever had a tough time finding like-minded musicians for a jam session? David Baird, a former AOL exec and longtime musician, has started a new platform that aims to be a LinkedIn for musicians called Gigmor.
Baird came up with the idea after having no luck finding musicians to play with…
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ZZ Top have been forced to delay the start of their US tour after bassist Dusty Hill was informed he needs to undergo surgery to remove two kidney stones. The stones were found during a routine exam, and Hill’s doctors informed the musician that he should have them removed immediately.
The procedure, which is scheduled to take place…
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Johnny Marr is a busy man these days. Just last year the guitarist from The Smiths released his first solo album The Messenger to great acclaim from critics as well as fans. Inspired by this recent success Marr just announced the release of his second solo album. Playland is scheduled for an October 7 release, and is said to continue in the same vein as The…Continue
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The band features Jon Stevens (Noisewoks, INXS and rumour has it a 90s Van Halen audition) on vocals, guitarists Richard Fortus (Guns N’ Roses/Psychedelic Furs) and…
Claypool has asked for fans to keep his bandmate in their thoughts, posting on Facebook; “He is a strong Herculean fellow and…
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Clapton is currently completing The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale. But Clapton's homage to his late friend also involved new music being recorded, even if new songs don't come easy these days.…
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Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has said he would like to work with Welsh singer Tom Jones – he of '60s hits “It's Not Unusual” and “What's New Pussycat.” Jones has previously collaborated with Welsh bands Stereophonics and (Manic Street Preachers') James Dean Bradfield.
Iommi has said the idea to work with Jones first came…
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After the passing of blues guitar legend Johnny Winter on 16 July, stars of the guitar world have been paying personal tributes.
Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top says: "When I first saw Johnny perform, I was maybe 12 or 13, and he was known as 'Johnny Daddy Winter' nd we've always thought of him as…
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Halestorm have been touring in support of their 2012 full-length, The Strange Case Of…, and the Lzzy Hale-fronted band has just announced a new batch of tour dates that run through the end of the year. Many of the upcoming dates will see the hard rockers opening for country performer Eric Church, while other stops will…
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Paul McCartney has agreed to perform a rare, intimate theater performance for lucky fans in San Antonio, Texas.
The show will take place Oct. 1 at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, which seats just 1,750 people.
The concert will serve as a fundraiser for the newly completed venue. “Our board was very…
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KISS are getting ready to follow in the footsteps of Def Leppard, and Guns N' Roses by setting up residency in Las Vegas. The rockers have just announced that they will hold court at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino beginning November 5. So far nine shows have been announced.
"Whatever you’re used to with KISS, this will pump it up that much more,” said Paul Stanley to…Continue
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Tommy Ramone has passed away at the age of 65. The Ramones drummer was reportedly suffering from bile duct cancer. Tommy was the last surviving original member of The Ramones. Joey Ramone passed away in 2001, Dee in 2002, and Johnny in 2004.
The four members formed The Ramones in Queens in 1974, and rose to fame through their legendary gigs at the now defunct CBGB. Tommy played…Continue
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In an interview with GetYourRockOut’s Felicity Hall, Kotzen said he wasn’t feeling any pressure about following up the…
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If you don't actually listen and play music 24/7, you'll be able to read more about music this fall.
Lita Ford's Living Like A Runaway: A Memoir is out in November. The 320-page hardcover book promises to be revealing. Ford says, “It's an autobiography about my life, the paths I've taken, all the different musical…
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The Kinks are being forced to set the record straight once again regarding who played the main guitar riff on their 1964 classic, “You Really Got Me.”
As reported by Rolling Stone, a new BBC Radio 2 documentary has…Continue
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