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It was 37 years ago tonight (October 20th, 1977), that a plane carrying Lynyrd Skynyrd crashed in a swamp near Gillsburg, Mississippi. At the time, the group was en route to its next show in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The crash took the lives of lead singer Ronnie Van Zant;...
Aerosmith’s Joey Kramer shed light on the “heart ailment” that kept him off the band’s drum perch for two shows this past summer, with his son Jesse sitting in for him. Kramer revealed to Eddie Trunk that he in fact had an angioplasty: “The likes of TMZ and some other (media...
It’s looking like Bob Seger’s new album, Ride Out, will earn the Michigan rocker his 10th Top 10 album on the Billboard 200 album charts. Billboard reported that the album -- which is Seger’s first in eight years -- could sell around 55,000 copies, scoring him the second highest...
The long-awaited autobiography from legendary producer/engineer Glyn Johns Sound Man: A Life Recording Hits with The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, The Eagles, Eric Clapton, The Faces will be published on November 13th. Johns, who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall...
The Rolling Stones posted a message regarding their longtime sax player Bobby Keys sitting out of the band’s upcoming tour of Down Under, with saxophonist Karl Denson sitting in for him. The message on RollingStones.com read: “Due to being a bit under the weather, Bobby Keys...
Although fans are clearly thrilled with having all of George Harrison's solo recorded works remastered and on the market -- a large percentage are still waiting for the presumed treasure trove of unreleased tracks. Harrison's son, Dhani Harrison, supervised the release of the...
It was 41 years ago Sunday (October 19th, 1973) that the Who released their second double album, the watershed 1973 collection, Quadrophenia. The set featured such classic Who songs as "The Real Me," "5:15," "I'm One," "The Punk And The Godfather," "Drowned," "Sea And Sand," and...
Tom Petty, Elvis Costello, Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson of Heart, Steve Miller, Cyndi Lauper, and Steve Winwood are among the artists who have made the shortlist for the 2015 Songwriters Hall of Fame. Vintage Vinyl News reported that among the other songwriters vying for a spot...
Prior to Fleetwood Mac hitting the road, Lindsey Buckingham spent time turning Christine McVie's recent piano and vocal demos into new Fleetwood Mac tracks, which will form the basis of the band's first new album with McVie in 27 years. Although Mac has released both a 2012 EP...