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Engineer and Producer John Hampton Dies
Acclaimed engineer and producer John Hampton died December 12 after a battle with cancer.
Best Songs of 2014
The best songs of 2014 find rock's biggest names successfully treading the difficult line between revisiting past glories and keeping things fresh.
Revisiting Malcolm Young’s Last AC/DC Concert
With Malcolm Young's death, the June 28, 2010 show by AC/DC at Bilbao, Spain has become steeped in historical significance.
Ted Nugent on Ferguson Grand Jury Decision: ‘Justice is Served’
Ted Nugent says the Missouri grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson was the right one.
Janis Joplin Film News: Acclaimed Director Signs on for Amy Adams-led Biopic
Jean Marc-Vallee, director of 'Dallas Buyers Club,' has signed on to direct the Janis Joplin biopic starring Amy Adams.
10 Surprising Things We Learned During AC/DC’s ‘Ask Us Anything’ Session
AC/DC's Cliff Williams and Angus Young took part in a freewheeling Reddit AMA session this weekend, and we've compiled a list of the 10 best -- and sometimes oddest -- things we learned from their answers.
The Story of the Banning of Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Electric Ladyland’ Album Cover
In November 1968, a handful of British record stores banned the Jimi Hendrix Experience's new album from their shelves due to its cover art.
Eric Clapton Leads Musical Farewell at Jack Bruce’s Funeral
Eric Clapton led a musical tribute to Jack Bruce at his former Cream bandmate's funeral in North London earlier today, singing the Beatles' 'Strawberry Fields Forever' with help from friends and family.
Five Things You Need To Know About Billy Idol’s New Album, ‘Kings & Queens of the Undergro…
'Kings & Queens of the Underground' is Billy Idol's first new album in over nine years.
Led Zeppelin Release New Version of ‘Rock and Roll’
Led Zeppelin have released a new video featuring a previously unreleased version of their classic anthem 'Rock and Roll,' continuing the ongoing parade of promotion for the newly remastered and expanded editions of their studio albums.
If Kiss Started Today? ‘We’d Be F—ed,’ Says Paul Stanley
Kiss founder Paul Stanley, echoing his bandmate Gene Simmons' much-discussed "rock is dead" declaration, says the group wouldn't stand a chance if it tried to start its career today.
Neil Young on His Fractured Relationship With David Crosby: ‘It Was Fixable. It Didn’t Get…
While he steadfastly refused to go into detail about exactly what's gone wrong between himself and former bandmate David Crosby, Neil Young made it very clear that the relationship is indeed fractured during an interview with Howard Stern this morning.