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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.

 

New McCartney/Rihanna/Kanye West Collaboration Out Now

Paul McCartney is at it again and this time, it involves Kanye West and Rihanna. More...

Elton John and The Oscars

No one throws an Oscar party quite like Elton John. More...

Peter Frampton, Cheap Trick Co-Headlining Dates Set This Summer

We may just be a month into 2015, but already, Peter Frampton and Cheap Trick have their eyes on summer with a series of co-headlining dates for this summer. More...

ZZ Top Announce New North American Tour Dates

ZZ Top’s 2015 tour schedule has turned out to be quite a busy one already. More...

Tom Scholz Not Happy About Vinyl Release Of Latest Boston Album

With vinyl sales at their highest in years, you would think Boston’s Tom Scholz would be thrilled about the vinyl release of the band’s latest album Life, Love & Hope. More...

Benefit Concert Featuring McCartney, Clapton, Plant Hitting Blu-ray March 17th

On June 30, 1990, a legendary benefit concert took place at the Knebworth House in Hertfordshire, England that featured some of the biggest music icons in all of the U.K., and in honor of its 25th anniversary, it’s coming out on Blu-ray. More...

‘The Best of the Grateful Dead’ Due Out March 31st

Coming on the heels of the announcement of their 50th anniversary shows in Chicago, The Grateful Dead have a new career retrospective collection hitting stores in the coming months. More...

Billy Idol Postpones Tour Dates Due To Illness

Billy Idol’s North American tour is going to be getting off to a later start than expected. More...

New Dylan Track Now Streaming

Bob Dylan has posted another track from Shadows in the Night, his upcoming album of Frank Sinatra covers. More...

LISTEN: Rough Mix Of “Houses of the Holy”

With the re-release Led Zeppelin’s Physical Graffiti due out next month, previews to the companion audio are slowly being leaked with first tease being a rough cut of “Houses of the Holy.” More...

Five Things That Remind Us Of Paul Stanley

Paul Stanley is more than just a rock icon. With his four decades-long career, he’s a rock god. In honor of his 63rd birthday today (January 20th), here are five things that remind us of him: More...

Five Things That Remind Us of Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin would’ve turn 72 today (January 19th), and even though her time on this Earth was far too short, her legacy has endured and is often triggered by things other than her music. Here are five things that remind us of Janis: More...

Aerosmith Concert Film In Theaters For One Night Only

The “Bad Boys from Boston” are headed to the silver screen next month. More...

Crosby, Stills & Nash Announce U.S. Tour Dates

Iconic supergroup Crosby, Still & Nash will be hitting the road in the U.S. this spring. More...

Rush To Receive Humanitarian Award At Juno Awards

Rush’s numerous charitable activities will be recognized at this year’s Juno Awards. More...

Grateful Dead Reuniting For 50th Anniversary Shows

Thousands upon thousands of Deadheads will be descending on The Windy City this July 3rd-5th to celebrate the band they know and love. More...

WATCH: Behind-The-Scenes Video of Queen Tour Rehearsals

Your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you. That really is Brian May using a “Selfie Stick” to give a tour of Queen’s tour rehearsal facility. More...

Stevie Nicks on Tom Petty, Loud Music and Dating

Considering how personal her music is alone, you’d think Stevie Nicks would have nothing left to reveal…and that’s where we’d all be wrong. More...

Robert Plant Headlining Mountain Jam Festival

Robert Plant and his band The Sensational Space Shifters are really racking up the festival gigs this year! More...

Joe Perry Talks Near Run-In With Ill-fated Skynyrd Plane

We have all experienced close calls in our life but few as gut-wrenching as the one experienced by Joe Perry and Aerosmith. More...

New Dylan Album Brought People To Tears…In a Good Way

Bob Dylan’s new album of Frank Sinatra covers is already getting quite the emotional reaction from those who’ve had the privilege of listening to it before its February 3rd release. More...

Fleetwood Mac: Most Expensive Concert Ticket For 2015

Many of the biggest tours for 2015 have long since gone on sale (or sold out) already, which means if fans want to see their favorite artist live, they’ll have to hit up various resale sites, and those who really want to see Fleetwood Mac better prepare themselves for severe sticker shock. More...

Ozzy’s “Hell Gate” Running For Entire Month In Vegas

Ozzy Osbourne appeared on CBS’s “The Talk,” which features wife/manager Sharon Osbourne, last night, and the two revealed that Ozzy’s much talked-about Halloween-themed show “Hell Gate” will open later this year in Vegas and run for an entire month. More...

Report: Beatles Catalog Headed To Pono

If this is true, then Neil Young might be one of the happiest men in music today. More...

AC/DC Confirmed For Grammys

Rock fans will have at least one reason to tune into the 57th Annual Grammy Awards. More...
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