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Robert Plant Faked Throat Problems So He Could Watch Soccer
Robert Plant admitted that he used to fake throat problems so he could drop off Led Zeppelin tours to watch his soccer team play.
Listen to New Chris Cornell Song ‘You Never Knew My Mind’
A previously unheard Chris Cornell song, “You Never Knew My Mind,” has been released.
Rolling Stones Announce 2018 Tour Dates
The Rolling Stones have announced dates for the No Filter tour that will bring them to the U.K. and Europe.
Signed Jimi Hendrix Arrest Card Goes to Auction
A 1969 Canadian arrest card featuring Jimi Hendrix’s signature and fingerprints will be auctioned next month.
Listen to Clip of New Dokken Song ‘It’s Another Day’ Featuring Classic Lineup
The classic Dokken lineup can be heard performing a brand new song in a trailer for their upcoming live set.
Tool Aim to Enter Studio in March, Says Adam Jones
Tool guitarist Adam Jones revealed the band aim to start recording their long-awaited fifth album in March.
Why Ozzy Osbourne Refuses to Play ‘Full Album’ Live Shows
Ozzy Osbourne revealed the reason he’d never attempt to perform any of his albums in full on stage, ahead of his farewell tour.
Tool Album Lyrics Nearly Written ‘After 11 Years of Begging’ Says Maynard James Keenan
Maynard James Keenan said he’d written the lyrics and melodies for every song but one on the long-awaited new Tool album, after “begging” for final instrumental tracks for 11 years.
‘School of Rock’ Star Tony Cavalero Lined Up to Play Ozzy Osbourne in ‘The Dirt’ Movie
'School of Rock' star Tony Cavalero is now in discussions about appearing in the Motley Crue biopic 'The Dirt' as Ozzy Osbourne.
Ghost Will Be ‘Even More Theatrical’ Now Identities Are Known
Ghost leader Tobias Forge rejected the suggestion that his band would present a more straightforward version of itself onstage now that his identity had been revealed.
Led Zeppelin Anniversary Book Available for Pre-Order
Led Zeppelin have revealed further details of the 50th anniversary book they’ve been working on.
Steven Tyler’s Grammy Party Raised $2.4 Million for Sex Abuse Victims
Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler’s inaugural Janie's Fund gala ball and Grammys viewing party on Sunday made $2.4 million for the charity.