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Billboard has unveiled its top rock albums and artists of 2014 -- and among the acts leading last year’s lists are Pretty Reckless, Avenged Sevenfold and Five Finger Death Punch. The year’s biggest hard rock albums were Five Finger Death Punch’s The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The...
The musical event of the millennium took place on May 22nd as Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and his amazing lookalike, actor Will Ferrell, held their long-awaited drum-off on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. The pair showed up on the program in matching black...
Nirvana was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 10th -- just five days after the 20th anniversary of late frontman Kurt Cobain's suicide -- at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New York. The surviving members of Nirvana played a four-song set at the ceremony in...
2014 included its share of breakout artists in the rock and alternative categories. Among the biggest were: The Pretty Reckless: The band led by former Gossip Girl star Taylor Momsen scored a Top Five debut on the Billboard album chart with its second album, Going To Hell, but...
Fall Out Boy and Panic! At the Disco have a long and, according to recent revelations, unusually colorful history. It started in 2005, when Fall Out Boy frontman Pete Wentz discovered Panic! and introduced them to the world. A long, sometimes booze-addled friendship blossomed...
The Killers have been dropping a Christmas single for nine years, a tradition that started when they turned down an offer from Bono to do an ad for Gap. Frontman Brandon Flowers tells NME: “It really started from being asked to do the RED campaign," referring to the AIDS charity...
Foo Fighters are getting ready to play epic three-hour-plus shows on their 2015 tour, the band tells News.com.au. Guitarist Pat Smear said, "I like playing until they’re done. Dave (Grohl, frontman) can tell, he’s got this connection with the crowd that inspires them. If he wasn...
Billy Corgan, frontman for the Smashing Pumpkins, recently gave us an interesting window into just who he would – and wouldn’t – collaborate with. In an interview with OUI FM Rock Sessions, he said he definitely would work with Miley Cyrus if she called. Corgan explained, "...
A previously unreleased song from late Pantera guitarist “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott has been released via Guitar World. “Whiskey Road” features Abbott on vocals and all the instruments. It was recorded in 2001 during the last leg of Pantera’s “Reinventing The Steel” tour in the U...