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The Beatles Named America’s Favorite Band
The Beatles have been named America’s Favorite Band, according to a new Harris Poll . The Fab Four inched out Elvis Presley to snag the top spot on the list, which was conducted using information from an online poll that took place last month asking, "Who is your favorite singer/musician or band?" More than 2,300 people ages 18 and up filled out the poll.
Bob Dylan Announces Fall 2014 Tour Dates
Bob Dylan fans, rejoice: The legendary singer-songwriter is bringing his “Never Ending Tour” back to the U.S. for a 31-date fall leg. The tour will kick off with a three-show series Oct. 17-19 at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle and pack multiple nights in several big cities: New York City; Los Angeles; Oakland, Calif.; Minneapolis; Chicago; Toronto; and Philadelphia.
Def Leppard to Play NFL Pre-Game Show in London
Def Leppard is set to stage a pre-game performance for the first of three NFL games being played at London’s Wembley Stadium this year.
Kings of Leon Cancel More Shows
Kings of Leon have cancelled two more shows while drummer Nathan Followill continues to recover from broken ribs suffered in a tour bus accident that occurred earlier this month. Concerts originally scheduled for August 28 in Holmdel, New Jersey, and for August 29 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, have been removed from the itinerary.
Jack White Tour with Sprained Ankle
Jack White suffered a sprained ankle during a gig in San Francisco on August 22. White's label Third Man Records posted a picture of the musician’s severely bruised ankle with the accompanying text: "The camp is pressuring Jack to postpone the rest of the tour but Jack wants the show to go on tonight. See you tonight at the Bill Graham Civic."
"Whole Lotta Love" Voted Best Riff
In a recent poll conducted by BBC Radio 2 Led Zeppelin's "Whole Lotta Love" was voted best riff of all time by the station's listeners. The classic riff from Zeppelin's second album has been a must-know riff for almost every kid who's picked up a guitar in the past 45 years.
"You'll never stop Angus" Says Phil Rudd
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd recently spoke to the Today Show in Australia, and he had some good news for fans of the band. There's been a bit of turmoil surrounding the rock giants this year, with guitarist Malcolm Young falling ill and taking time away from the band.
DJ Ashba’s “Stars” Guitar Lesson
SIXX:A.M, the modern rock band featuring Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx, Guns n’ Roses’ DJ Ashba and vocalist James Michael, have released “Stars,” the first track from their forthcoming album
Rock Photographer Unearths Unseen Pics
Rock n’ roll photographer Gene Kirkland photographed the biggest names in rock and metal throughout the 80s and 90s (and still shoots to this day). Twelve months ago he unearthed a stash of shots that had been unseen since those glory days; images that hadn’t been seen in 20 years - even ones that he hadn’t seen himself!
Slipknot Album Title Confirmed
Slipknot has unveiled the title, cover and track listing for their new album, their fifth record and first without late bass player Paul Gray and former drummer Joey Jordison.
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