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Mick Jagger, Flea Pay Tribute To Tina Turner
The rock world is mourning the death of Tina Turner, who died Wednesday at the age of 83. Among those paying tribute to the late icon is Mick Jagger, who tweets, “I’m so saddened by the passing of my wonderful friend Tina Turner. She was truly an enormously talented performer and singer. She was inspiring,…… MORE
Phil Collen Says Def Leppard Is Better Than Ever
Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen says the band is better than it’s ever been. In a new interview, Collen explained, “We are so much better than we were before. Literally, I practice every day. I sing every day. The band is better than it’s ever been. I can’t believe this is actually our singing—Joe is…… MORE
Guitar Smashed By Kurt Cobain Auctions For $600,000
$600,000 for a guitar that doesn’t even work? It makes sense once you know the reason why. Over the weekend, a broken Fender Stratocaster once smashed by Kurt Cobain was sold for $595,900. The splintered axe was also signed by Cobain and Nirvana bandmates Dave Grohl and Kris Novoselic. The final price tag was nearly…… MORE
‘November Rain’ Reaches Two Billion YouTube Views
Guns N’ Roses’ 1991 classic “November Rain” has reached another impressive YouTube milestone. As of Wednesday, the video has been viewed over two billion times – the first 90’s rock video to reach that mark. The video was first uploaded to YouTube on Christmas Day, 2009. The next 90’s rock video to join the two…… MORE
Scorpions’ ‘Wind Of Change’ Tops One Billion YouTube Views
Scorpions’ classic Cold War ballad “Wind Of Change” is the latest song to top 1 billion views on YouTube. The band thanked fans on social media: “One Billion views on the “Wind of Change” video!!! What a milestone. Thank you to all the Rock Believers for watching.” During last year’s tour, lead singer Klaus Meine…… MORE
Keyboardist Gregg Rolie To Return For Journey’s 50th Anniversary Tour
More than 42 years after he left Journey, keyboardist Gregg Rolie is returning to the band, co-founder Neal Schon has confirmed. Schon, who announced Journey’s 50th anniversary tour on Facebook Wednesday, made the revelation in response to a fan who wrote, “Please tell me Gregg Rolie is coming along for the ride!” Schon responded, “You’ll…… MORE
Dolly Parton Wants to Reunite Led Zeppelin
Dolly Parton has big plans for her future rock album. Those plans include possibly bringing together Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant and Jimmy Paige for a cover of “Stairway to Heaven.” “I’m trying to see if Robert Plant might sing on it,” Parton said in an interview with Pollstar. “Maybe Jimmy Page might do the pick-up…… MORE
Alice Cooper Biography Coming In January
A new biography of Alice Cooper will be released ahead of the shock-rock legend’s 75th birthday. Alice Cooper @ 75 will explore the singer’s career by examining 75 key moments from his life. The book was written by veteran rock journalist Gary Graff and features photos and illustrations on every page. Alice Cooper @ 75…… MORE
Josh Kiszka Ruptures Eardrum
Greta Van Fleet is postponing shows in Raleigh, Greenville, and Jacksonville. Vocalist Josh Kiszka issued a statement saying, “To our fans in Raleigh, Greenville, and Jacksonville, it’s with a heavy heart that we must reschedule our shows this upcoming week.” He went on to explain, “During our last show in Bangor, I ruptured an eardrum…… MORE