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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...
There inductees for thee 2015 Rock And Roll Hall of Fame have been announced and include Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Ringo Starr, Lou Reed, Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Bill Withers, the "5" Royales, and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band. The induction...
The Who has cut their UK tour short, with it’s final two shows being postponed until the spring. The band was originally supposed to wrap the run tonight and tomorrow (December 17th and 18th) at London’s O2 Arena, but Roger Daltrey's illness has forced the band to push the dates...
Talk about planning your year in advance -- ZZ Top already has 32 North American dates on the books, keeping them on the road through May. The band kicks things off with a two-night stand on January 17th and 18th at San Antonio, Texas' Majestic Theatre, with the run -- as of now...