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When we last caught up with lifelong New Yorker Billy Joel, he reflected back on the tragedy of September 11th, 2001 and told us that although the events of the day will obviously never be forgiven or forgotten, New York's strength and resilience should never be in doubt: "We'll...
The Eagles' live reunion album, 1994’s Hell Freezes Over, has been certified nine times platinum by the RIAA, indicating sales of over nine million units. Vintage Vinyl Rock reported that the collection, which was released on November 8th, 1994 and featured the band performing a...
John Mellencamp has just announced an 80-date North American tour. The six-month, primarily theater trek -- performed as one long, single leg with small breaks -- would be a daunting itinerary for a man even half of Mellencamp's 62 years. The shows are being played in support of...
U2 has released a surprise new album titled Songs Of Innocence for free through iTunes, according to Billboard. The set became available to all iTunes users immediately after the band performed at an Apple event in Cupertino, California on Tuesday (September 9th) that unveiled...
Keith Richards has wrapped production on his third solo album -- and his first studio set since 1992's Main Offender. Richards revealed to The Associated Press that the album is still a ways away from release explaining, "I have a solo record finished, but I don't want to put it...
Foreigner has just announced its first 2015 tour dates along with a handful of new shows for this year. New stops now on the books include November concerts in Tulsa, Oklahoma; Lincoln, Nebraska; and Cleveland, Ohio. After a break for the holidays the band will be back at it...
With Genesis co-founder Mike Rutherford heading back out on the road with his '80s solo band Mike + The Mechanics, and a new Genesis doc, Sum Of The Parts, premiering on Showtime next month -- the 1980's have definitely been on his mind. Amazingly, Genesis, among Britain's most...
Former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony said in a new interview on the Eddie Trunk Podcast that he thinks it's "sad" that he hasn't spoken to either Eddie or Alex Van Halen in a decade. Anthony explained "The last time that I actually spoke to either one of 'em was the last...
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers are celebrating the success of their new album, Hypnotic Eye -- their first Number One album in their 38-year career. Petty recently chatted with Uncut and looked back nearly 30 years to one of the Heartbreakers' biggest hits and most troubled...