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Ventures Guitarist Nokie Edwards Dead at 82
Nokie Edwards, a guitarist with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees the Ventures, has died at the age of 82.
Jonathan Cain Calls Feud With Neal Schon a ‘Bump in the Road’
Journey keyboardist and guitarist Jonathan Cain said his 2017 feud with guitarist Neal Schon was one of many “bumps in the road” they’ve experienced during a near-40-year relationship.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Could Continue Beyond Farewell Tour
Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington reassured fans that, despite having announced their farewell tour, the band will be around for some time to come.
Pearl Jam Confirm U.S. Baseball Stadium Shows
Pearl Jam have confirmed a short run of U.S. baseball stadium tour dates that were leaked on their website last week.
ZZ Top Announce Las Vegas Residency
ZZ Top have announced a six-date residency at the Venetian in Las Vegas.
When Metallica Found Out They Had to Live in Their Rehearsal Room
Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian recalled his first meeting with the future thrash icons.
Ringo Starr to Reportedly Receive Knighthood
A British newspaper is saying that Ringo Starr will be on the Queen's New Year honors list for a knighthood.
Listen to Lars Ulrich Read a Kids’ Christmas Story
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich recently read the children's story 'Stick Man' on BBC Radio 2.
Watch Robert Plant and Chrissie Hynde Perform in London
They got together for a live version of a song Robert Plant used to perform "when I was a kid, before I was a singer."
Nikki Sixx Says Music’s Drug Enablers Won’t Stop the Money Train
Former Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx has slammed the “enablers” who surround musicians and make it more difficult for those with drug issues to deal with them.
Def Leppard Working on ‘Awesome’ New Album
Def Leppard have begun writing and recording the follow-up to 2015’s self-titled album.
AC/DC’s Malcolm Young Dies
Retired AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young had been suffering from dementia for several years.