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    While the first rock song she ever memorized was "Bohemian Rhapsody" at age six, Erica credits AC/DC as the band that made her the rock and roll chick her friends and family know and love today. It should also be noted that the first man she ever loved was Jack Daniels and that she'll never be your beast of burden.

 

Dates Announced For Ian Anderson’s “Jethro Tull – The Rock Opera”

After breaking the news about a couple of weeks ago, Ian Anderson has unveiled dates for “Jethro Tull: The Rock Opera.” More...

Journey Performing With Orchestra At Hollywood Bowl Show

When Journey takes the stage at the Hollywood Bowl on June 20th, they’re going to be putting on a bit of a different show than usual. More...

Vivian Campbell Talks Def Leppard’s Summer Tour

After receiving a clean bill of health, marking the second time he went into remission with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Vivian Campbell is ready to rock. More...

WATCH: Trailer For Brian Wilson Biopic

This year was already shaping up to be a big one for Brian Wilson with the release of his new album No Pier Pressure this April, but 2015 will surely be huge with the release of the new biopic Love & Mercy, which is set to hit theaters in June. More...

Someone Took A Chunk Out Of The Actual Joshua Tree & U2 Fans Are Not Happy

For many a U2 fan, 1987’s The Joshua Tree remains the band’s masterpiece after all these years, and as a result the actual Joshua Tree in the Mojave Desert that appeared on the album sleeve has become a place of pilgrimage … More...

Pete Townshend Solo Work Reissued Digitally

The Who have been celebrating their 50th anniversary by coming out with a number of reissues, and it looks like Pete Townshend and his solo catalog are joining the fun, too! More...

Paul McCartney Headlining Firefly Festival

The Firefly Festival taking place in Dover, Del. from June 18-21 just landed the biggest headlining act out of all the festivals taking place this summer. More...

WATCH: “Mama Kin” From ‘Aerosmith Rocks Donington 2014” Movie

Fans getting ready to hit up select theaters tomorrow night (February 26th) for the one-night-only screening of Aerosmith Rocks Donington 2014 can now check out a teaser clip of the band performing their classic “Mama Kin” More...

Bad Company Reissues With Unreleased Tracks Due Out April 7th

Looks like Bad Company is taking a cue from Jimmy Page and the Led Zeppelin reissues… More...

February 24, 1975: Led Zeppelin Releases ‘Physical Graffiti’

What better way to honor Led Zeppelin’s 'Physical Graffiti,' the band’s sixth studio album, than by reissuing the remastered version on the album’s 40th anniversary? More...

Billy Gibbons Working on “Cuban” Solo Album

Billy Gibbons is currently working on a solo album, but if you think it’s going to have that similar bluesy, Texas sound that made ZZ Top famous, think again. More...

Eric Clapton To Be Inducted Into Blues HOF

You would think after over 50 years in music that Eric Clapton wouldn’t have any more awards to win, but you would be wrong. More...

Joe Elliott News Round-Up: Rock Hall Talk, Set List Update

Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott has been very vocal on his thoughts on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and from the sounds of it, he’s definitely not changing his mind anytime soon about declining his induction if it were to happen. More...

Grateful Dead News Round-Up: Songwriters HOF, New Memoir From Kreutzmann

The Grateful Dead are definitely grabbing their share of headlines in the lead-up to their big 50th anniversary blow-out in Chicago this summer! More...

WATCH: Video For Brian Wilson’s “The Right Time”

Brian Wilson’s 11th solo studio album 'No Pier Pressure' is due out on April 7th, but he’s offering a preview of what’s in store with the lyric video for “The Right Time.” More...

McCartney’s Rihanna/Kanye West Collaboration Yields First Top 5 Single In Over 30 Years

Geez…it sure took Paul McCartney look enough to crack the top 5 of the Billboard Hot 100 again. What a slacker! More...

February 19, 1980: Bon Scott Dies

In the 35 years since his sudden passing, Bon Scott’s legend the world over has only grown, and while he’s been gone for three and a half decades, he surely hasn’t been silenced. More...

Recordings From Beatles Hamburg Shows Headed To Auction

There really seems to be a never-ending supply of Beatles memorabilia that is sold at auction! More...

Boston Announce New 2015 Spring/Summer Tour Dates

Boston has joined the party with a slew of new tour dates set for this spring and summer. More...

Foreigner Opening For Kid Rock On Summer Tour

Foreigner will be helping Kid Rock give fans the biggest bang for their buck this summer. More...

Jon Bon Jovi Back In The Studio, Working On New Music

Jon Bon Jovi is a busy man, whether in the music world or out, but with all of the projects he’s involved in, fans must be thrilled to hear that new music is in the works. More...

Frampton, Cheap Trick Fill Out Tour With 15 More Dates

Great news for fans of Peter Frampton and Cheap Trick: More dates have been added to their previously announced co-headlining summer tour! More...

Alice Cooper Announces Group With Joe Perry, Johnny Depp

Alice Cooper is bringing together a new group but with a familiar name. More...

Eddie Van Halen Details Coming To America, His Playing Techniques

If you have about an hour to kill, you’re going to want to watch Eddie Van Halen’s conversation at the Smithsonian for their “What It Means To Be American” series. More...

Bob Dylan Announces Spring U.S. Tour Dates

Less than two weeks after the release of his Frank Sinatra covers album Shadows In The Night, Bob Dylan has announced a series of U.S. tour dates scheduled for this spring. More...
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