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Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham Honored With Statue In His Hometown

Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham Honored With Statue In His Hometown

A statue of Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham appeared in his home town of Redditch recently to mark what would have been the drummer’s 70th birthday. Bonham died at the age of 32 on September 25, 1980. Led Zeppelin’s legacy is being celebrated this year to mark their 50th anniversary. Get the complete story here.MORE

Heart’s Ann Wilson Covers Dead Rockers On New Album ‘Immortal’

Heart’s Ann Wilson Covers Dead Rockers On New Album ‘Immortal’

Heart’s Ann Wilson will release a new solo album, Immortal, filled with covers that honor late musicians such as David Bowie, Leonard Cohen and Tom Petty. The record arrives September 14th via BMG. The Immortal track list features songs like Petty’s “Luna,” Bowie’s “I’m Afraid of Americans” and Cohen’s “A Thousand Kisses Deep.” Wilson also…MORE

U2’s Adam Clayton Talks ‘Experience’ Tour, Possible Plans For 2019

U2’s Adam Clayton Talks ‘Experience’ Tour, Possible Plans For 2019

Months before they went into rehearsals for their 2018 Experience + Innocence Tour, U2 made a bold decision: Their new show wouldn’t feature a single song from The Joshua Tree, the 1987 classic that has been backbone of their live show for three decades. The band had spent the previous year playing the album – which includes “Where…MORE

Watch Alice In Chains Pay Tribute To Chris Cornell

Watch Alice In Chains Pay Tribute To Chris Cornell

Alice In Chains have paid tribute to Chris Cornell on the first anniversary of the Soundgarden frontman’s death. The singer died on May 18, 2017, and during their set at Rock On The Range over the weekend, Jerry Cantrell and co played the Soundgarden tracks Hunted Down and Boot Camp. Watch the tribute here.MORE

Bob Seger Schedules Postponed Runaway Train Tour Dates

Bob Seger Schedules Postponed Runaway Train Tour Dates

Eight months after Bob Seger postponed his Runaway Train Tour due to a vertebrae issue, the rocker rescheduled 10 dates from the trek. Seger and the Silver Bullet Band will resume the tour on November 24th in Kansas City. The 13-date tour is currently scheduled to conclude February 23rd, 2019, but Seger will likely tack more dates onto…MORE

Hear Cheap Trick’s Hard-Hitting New Song From 20th Record

Hear Cheap Trick’s Hard-Hitting New Song From 20th Record

Cheap Trick embrace eternal sunshine on the rousing new song “The Summer Looks Good on You.” The power-pop band open with a blast of Queen-like vocal harmonies before settling into a bluesy hard-rock riff. You can give the new track a listen here.MORE

Alice Cooper: Johnny Depp Is As Good As Anybody I’ve Ever Worked With

Alice Cooper: Johnny Depp Is As Good As Anybody I’ve Ever Worked With

Alice Cooper has praised his Hollywood Vampires bandmate Johnny Depp and says he’s as “good as anybody I’ve worked with.” Cooper, Depp and Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry will play four shows in the UK next month – and Alice reports that audiences are in for a treat when they see actor Depp in action. Find…MORE

George Harrison’s First Electric Guitar Up For Auction

George Harrison’s First Electric Guitar Up For Auction

George Harrison’s first electric guitar is up for auction. Julien’s Auctions says Harrison played the Hoffner Club 40 when The Beatles played around Liverpool, England, as The Quarrymen. Harrison traded his acoustic guitar for the electric model with Ray Ennis, who was a member of The Swinging Blue Jeans. Harrison donated it to a band competition…MORE

Gene Simmons Sexual Battery Lawsuit Has Already Been Dismissed, Says KISS Bassist/Vocalist

Gene Simmons Sexual Battery Lawsuit Has Already Been Dismissed, Says KISS Bassist/Vocalist

Gene Simmons says that a sexual battery lawsuit filed against him by a radio and television broadcaster has been dismissed. The woman, identified as “Jane Doe,” filed a lawsuit against Simmons in Los Angeles Superior Court on last December alleging that the KISS bassist/vocalist grabbed her hand multiple times and “forcefully placed it on his knee and held it on…MORE

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