When Black Sabbath veterans Ronnie James Dio, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Vinnie Appice — collectively known as Heaven & Hell — released The Devil You Know on April 28, 2009, no one could have guessed that they would soon be speaking in the past tense about their beloved singer, [...]
Tue, Apr 28, 2015
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Frazer Harrison, Getty Images Heart vocalist Ann Wilson is a newlywed. People reports that Wilson tied the knot with Dean Wetter on April 25, celebrating in front of a small group of family and friends with a ceremony held in her manager's backyard. The magazine offers exclusive photos of the event. Heart's official [...]
Tue, Apr 28, 2015
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Paul Kane, Getty Images You don't want to mess with the Rolling Stone who punched Mick Jagger in the face. Just ask Paul and Joan Atkinson, the couple that spent years running a stud farm owned by Charlie Watts and his wife Shirley — and who were sentenced to prison on April [...]
Tue, Apr 28, 2015
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Lemmy
Frazer Harrison, Getty Images Motorhead fans who may have been worried that the cancellation of the band's appearance this past weekend at the Monsters of Rock Festival in Sao Paolo spelled a return to Lemmy Kilmister's recent health woes can breathe easier. The group issued a statement saying that all is [...]
Mon, Apr 27, 2015
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Thirty-five years ago this month, a pair of British metal legends released landmark albums. Now, we're pitting them against each other in an ear-splitting Clash of the Titans matchup. Sharp-eyed readers will remember the records we're talking about: As previously reported, both Judas Priest‘s British Steel and Iron Maiden‘s self-titled debut [...]
Mon, Apr 27, 2015
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David Gilmour 1975
Jeffrey Mayer, Getty Images In early 1975, Pink Floyd announced that they'd tour the U.S. in April, even as the group worked to finish its upcoming album, Wish You Were Here. Floyd fans snapped up the tickets, especially in Los Angeles, where the band scheduled what Billboard called “an unprecedented five-night [...]
Mon, Apr 27, 2015
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Astrid Stawiarz, Getty Images Producer Tom Werman is firing back at frontman Dee Snider over criticism that he brought too much of a pop sound to Twisted Sister‘s Stay Hungry. The ammunition, Werman says, can be found in the sales figures for a 2004 re-recording of the band's breakout 1984 album. “Dee [...]
Mon, Apr 27, 2015
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Even in his younger years, Randy Bachman was a driven individual – the guy who put the “overdrive” in Bachman-Turner Overdrive. During a conversation with Ultimate Classic Rock, he reflected on the long journey toward his new album Heavy Blues, one that began with Bachman's abrupt departure from the Guess [...]
Mon, Apr 27, 2015
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Aerosmith have been the focus of so many books, interviews and documentaries over the years that it's easy to assume there's nothing left to learn about the band — but as this installment of You Think You Know Classic Rock? proves, there are always a few stories that even hardcore [...]
Mon, Apr 27, 2015
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Kevin Winter, Getty Images Streaming or simulcasting concerts is becoming more common — even the Grateful Dead are getting in on it — but the members of Rush still prefer a more traditional approach. According to guitarist Alex Lifeson, the band's upcoming tour itinerary includes “no plans for a live stream” — [...]
Mon, Apr 27, 2015
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Billy Corgan is back in the world of professional wrestling after accepting a role with TNA. The Smashing Pumpkins mainman last year stepped down as creative director of Resistance Pro Wrestling and has now taken on the role of senior producer of creative and talent development with TNA Wrestling – a [...]
Tue, Apr 28, 2015
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Marmozets drummer Josh Macintyre says the band are working on material that blows their previous efforts "out of the water." The Yorkshire outfit released their debut The Weird And Wonderful Marmozets in September last year. But that hasn't stopped them stockpiling ideas for a sequel, which the band hope to release [...]
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And So I Watch You From Afar have streamed fourth album Heirs in full ahead of its release next week. The follow-up to All Hail Bright Futures is released on May 4 via Sargent House – and it's described as the Northern Irish band's “most painstakingly created, most personal and most [...]
Tue, Apr 28, 2015
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Black Peaks have released a video for their new single, 'Crooks' – and you can watch it right here. The Brighton-based quartet have been busy working on their as-yet-untitled debut album, which will be released later this year. Their last single, Glass Built Castles, is also expected to feature on the [...]
Tue, Apr 28, 2015
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Jack White issued a plea for music fans to protect the art they love as he played his final show for the foreseeable future. The White Stripes man recently confirmed he'd be taking a “long break” from appearing live after a short run of acoustic shows that took him to the [...]
Tue, Apr 28, 2015
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