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Credit: Michael LavineSoundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil has once again downplayed the idea that the grunge legends could continue following the death of Chris Cornell last year. “It’s not likely that we could ever do Soundgarden without a missing piece,” Thayil tells Billboard. However, the guitarist does say he hopes to still work with Soundgarden drummer […]

Credit: Dave HoganMore hints that The Rolling Stones are planning to announce a major North American tour have popped up online and at locations across the continent. First off, the band’s official Facebook page, Twitter feed and Instagram have posted a video depicting the Statue of Liberty and a sun with the group’s lips-and-tongue logo […]

ABC/Adam TaylorBono will return to ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! for the show’s fourth annual (RED) benefit episode, airing Monday, November 19. The U2 frontman, who co-founded (RED) in 2006, will join host Jimmy Kimmel and celebrities including Chris Rock, Will Ferrell, Kristen Bell, Channing Tatum, Snoop Dogg, Mila Kunis and Pharrell to support the charity, […]

Courtesy of Wende Correctional FacilityJohn Lennon‘s killer, Mark David Chapman, was denied parole for a 10th time this past August, and now a transcript of the murderer’s latest parole hearing has been released by New York prison officials. During the hearing, the 63-year-old Chapman said he “feel[s] more and more shame” every year that passes […]

Credit: Ross HalfinWith 2019 marking the 50th anniversary of ZZ Top‘s formation, the Texas blues-rock trio has announced plans to launch an extensive European tour this summer in celebration of the milestone. The trek will launch in early June somewhere in Scandinavia and will wrap up in late July in the U.K. So far, only […]

Matt Baron/ShutterstockEach year, the British department store chain John Lewis releases a splashy Christmas ad, usually featuring a cover version of a beloved pop hit.  The ad is highly anticipated, and its release marks the official kickoff of the U.K. holiday season.  This year, none other than Elton John is front and center in the […]

Credit: Marylene EytierCarlos Santana and his band will launch a 2019 North American leg of its Global Consciousness Tour with a series of March and April shows in Mexico and the U.S. The concerts will be bookended by previously announced Las Vegas engagements in January-February and May, as part of Santana‘s ongoing residency at the […]

Credit: Mitchell GlotzerGeorge Thorogood and the Destroyers have launched the third annual edition of its “Who Do You Love?” holiday charity social media campaign, which seeks to raise funds for charitable organizations that are important to the band. The initiative, which launched on Monday, focuses on one charity each week through December 24. To draw […]

Credit: Danny NorthU2 was among the winners at the 2018 Billboard Live Music Awards ceremony, held Tuesday night in Beverly Hills, California. The Irish rockers received the Top Boxscore award — which honors the highest-grossing single engagement by an artist — for their four-show stand last month at the Estadio do Morumbi in Sao Paolo, […]

Myrna M. Suarez/Getty ImagesAerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has shared a little update about how he’s feeling after experiencing a health issue this past Saturday backstage following his performance with Billy Joel at New York City’s Madison Square Garden that landed him in a local hospital. “Doing well, thanks for all the love and support!” Perry […]


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