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As the official ambassadors of Record Store Day 2016, Metallica performed a special in-store set at Rasputin Music in Berkeley, CA on April 16th. The band recently released deluxe edition remastered box sets for Kill 'Em All and Ride the Lightning , and their performance...
Everyone has an opinion. But Red Hot Chili Peppers ' bassist, Flea , isn't listening to the vocal cries of support and disdain for his most recent performance. When the hardcore Los Angeles Lakers fan Flea was given the privilege and honor of playing the "National Anthem" before...
Lumineers ' new LP Cleopatra nabbed the top spot on the Billboard 200 in its first week of release, selling 125,000 copies. Of that, 108,000 were traditional album sales, while the rest came in the form of streams and downloads of their chart-topping single, "Ophelia." In other...
HBO's Vinyl: Season One came to a close on Sunday. Throughout the first season of the Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger -helmed show, high-profile artists were tapped to cover rock blasts from the past, including Iggy Pop , Julian Casablancas , the Arcs , the Kills ' Alison...
Folk rockers Mumford & Sons have joined other artists in using their celebrity to make a statement about the so-called HB2 law in North Carolina, which bars transgender people from using bathrooms that don’t coincide with their assigned gender at birth. Ringo Starr and Bruce...
Rockers Muse had a serious technical malfunction at their London gig on April 14th. Fans attending the third leg of their four-night residency at the O2 Arena got more than they bargained for when a blimp/plane-shaped drone, dubbed the 'dildrone' by attendees, attempted to fly...
Red Hot Chili Peppers played a show on April 13th for a gala called the Sean Parker and The Parker Foundation Launch for The Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy. The event was hosted at Facebook and Napster executive Sean Parker 's home in Holmby Hills, California. The...
Pearl Jam kicked off their 25th anniversary tour a week ago, and the band has been consistently pulling out all the stops at each venue. On Saturday, April 16th, fans in Greenville, S.C., were lucky enough to hear the band's legendary sophomore album, 1993's Vs. , in its...
Rockers Volbeat settled into the West Coast on April 13th at the Roxy in Los Angeles for a crushing performance that left fans floored. The band primed the audience right out of the gate with "Doc Holliday," "Hallelujah Goat" and "Radio Girl." They were clearly there to get down...