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A British man has launched a Kickstarter campaign to have Nickelback banned from playing in London. According to NME, Craig Mandell is hoping to raise $1,000 for his effort to keep the Canadian rock act out of the English capital for the foreseeable future. Mandell explained, "...
If you have yet to become a member of the Vault, the subscription club run by Jack White's Third Man Records, you might want to consider doing so now. The 22nd subscription package issued by the service will feature White's two-and-a-half hour, reportedly stunning show at last...
Foo Fighters helped kick off the 40th anniversary celebration of acclaimed PBS series Austin City Limits by performing on this past Friday's (October 3rd) two-hour all-star edition. The band performed "Two Headed Dog (Red Temple Prayer)" by local Austin legend Roky Erickson,...
Pearl Jam kicked off a fall U.S. tour in Cincinnati, Ohio last Wednesday (October 1st), and fan-filmed video from opening night is available. The band's 34-song, three-hour-plus set opened with "Pendulum" from their current album, Lightning Bolt, before exploring tracks from...
Courtney Love is launching a new career as an opera singer . . . sort of. Love has landed a lead role in the upcoming pop opera Kansas City Choir Boy, which will run for 10 performances during New York's Prototype: Opera/Theater/Now Festival from January 8th to 17th. Love said...
Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder has released his cover version of John Lennon's "Imagine," which Vedder has called “the most powerful song ever written." Proceeds from sales of the song will benefit Heartbeat.fm, an organization that uses music in an attempt to foster peace...
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl told Canada's QMI Agency in a new interview that he's still finishing up the band's new album, Sonic Highways, as well as the upcoming HBO series about its creation. Grohl explained, "This has been two years of my life -- and I’m still not done,...
Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello told Rolling Stone that he has 19 songs ready for a new solo album and promised that the sound will be "very hard and very funky." He explained, "I want to take my guitar playing places it's never been. I want to take the musical...
Metallica, Dave Grohl and Bruce Springsteen will headline next month’s The Concert For Valor. The live concert will be held in Washington, D.C. on November 11th on the National Mall at 7:00 p.m. ET. Among the other artists scheduled to take part are Eminem, Carrie Underwood,...