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A Baby Was Born At A Metallica Concert

Metallica was playing a show in Brazil on Saturday when something weird happened. Near the end of the concert, a fan who was 39 weeks pregnant went into labor and gave birth to a baby boy inside the stadium as the band was closing out with “Enter Sandman.” View this post on Instagram A post…MORE

Happy Birthday, Bono!

May 10 marks Bono’s 62nd birthday! The U2 frontman was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1960. Of course, Bono was not on the singer’s birth certificate. His actual real name is Paul David Hewson. Bono has been with U2 since its formation in 1976 when he was only a teen. What is your favorite U2…MORE

Nikki Sixx Condemns Unauthorized Play

Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx is addressing an unauthorized play about the band. The advertising for David Lucarelli’s stage production of “The Crue: Underneath the Dirt Lies the Truth,” apparently uses Sixx’s likeness and the band’s trademark without permission. Sixx posted on social media today writing, “Fans of Motley Crue have asked about a new…MORE

Rare Guitars Designed By Lennon, Hendrix, Up For Auction

Guitars designed by John Lennon, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Allen Collins and Jimi Hendrix are going up for auction. About 250 rare guitars, 150 amps and hundreds of assorted floor pedals will go on sale at Able Auctions on Saturday, June 11 in an online bidding session. Instructions for registering can be found at Ableauctions.ca. Do you…MORE

Eric Clapton Documentary Being Released

The 1995 Eric Clapton documentary ‘Nothing but the Blues’ will get its official release on multiple formats next month along with a companion soundtrack album. The film was broadcast just once, on PBS. The film features Clapton showcasing his lifelong passion for the blues, and includes performances from two concerts in November 1994, at San…MORE

Internet Names Recycling Machine ‘Shreddie Van Halen’

You’d think people would have learned by now that you can’t trust the internet to name anything. The keyboard warriors that previously brought you ‘Boaty McBoatface’ and ‘Mr. Splashypants’ have now turned their sights on a recycling machine in Brockport, NY. The machine’s maker, Sunnking, held an online contest to name the metal-munching device. The…MORE

Iconic Kurt Cobain Guitar Headed For Auction

For the first time, the 1969 Lake Placid Blue finish Fender Mustang guitar Kurt Cobain used in Nirvana’s 1991 video for “Smells Like Teen Spirit” is going up for auction. The three-day “Music Icons” auction at the Hard Rock Café in New York May 20-22, with an estimated starting bid of $600k-$800k. That’s not the…MORE

New David Bowie Documentary Coming To HBO

A new David Bowie doc is coming to HBO next year. “Moonage Daydream,” directed by Brett Morgen, is the Bowie film to be officially sanctioned by the singer’s estate. It features previously unreleased footage of Bowie, with the announcement noting that Morgen was given “unfiltered access to Bowie’s personal archives and … unearthed hundreds of…MORE

Ann Wilson Hopes A New Heart Album Will Happen Next Year

Ann Wilson is hoping to make a new Heart album next year – if she and her sister can work things out.In an interview with Rock Candy, Wilson said she “would like to make another Heart album” and is currently writing songs. If a new Heart album did happen in 2023, it would mark the…MORE

Led Zeppelin Launches “History Of Led Zeppelin” Web Series

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Led Zeppelin’s sophomore album, the legendary rockers have released a web series focusing on everything you’d want to know about the band. The premiere episode of “History of Led Zeppelin” is out now, which takes a look at the recording of their groundbreaking debut LP in 1968, completed in…MORE