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Paul McCartney is dipping his musical toes into current events once again. The former Beatle explained that he began writing songs about the racial divide in Ferguson, Missouri and Staten Island, New York following the respective deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, saying...
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band are on a roll that’ll keep spinning through at least the end of March. Seger, who’s on a month-long tour break, has just extended his dates to include six additional stops in Salt Lake City, Utah; Lincoln, Nebraska; Sioux Falls, South...
Pete Townshend, the leader of perhaps the most British band of them all -- London's own the Who, says that New York City's Kiss could only have come from the U.S. of A. During a recent chat with Hazy Rock, Townshend talked about the self-proclaimed "Hottest Band In The World,"...
It was 39 years ago Saturday (December 20th, 1975) that the Eagles announced the departure of co-founder and guitarist Bernie Leadon, and that former James Gang frontman Joe Walsh was officially replacing him. During Leadon's time with the Eagles he co-wrote a total of 11 songs...
Steven Van Zandt is proud of his “Boss” Bruce Springsteen for nailing his part during his appearance in Lilyhammer. Springsteen played Giuseppe Tagliano, the brother of Van Zandt's character Frank "The Fixer" Tagliano, on the third season finale of the show now airing on Netflix...
Still running until January 4th at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is the David Bowie Is exhibit. The show is the first full retrospective of David Bowie’s career, featuring over 400 objects, most from Bowie’s personal archive "including handwritten lyrics, original costumes...
George Harrison will be honored with the Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award prior to next year’s Grammy Awards in February. The academy will also honor blues legend Buddy Guy, the Bee Gees, country duo the Louvin Brothers, jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter, composer...
The Who has announced that Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will appear as the opening act on their upcoming North American tour. Jett, who was just tapped as an inductee to the 2015 class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, will play both the spring and fall legs of the tour,...
Happy Birthday to Rolling Stones co-founder Keith Richards, who turns 71-years-old today (December 18th). Richards, a man who due to his previous penchant for hard street drugs wasn't expected to see 30 -- let alone 70 -- has often infamously topped numerous "Most Likely To Die...