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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 04:  Musician Roger Waters attends the "Monument Men" premiere at Ziegfeld Theater on February 4, 2014 in New York City, New York.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Roger Waters Is Headlining the Newport Folk Festival – But Don’t Expect Much Pink Floyd

In a bombshell festival announcement, the Newport Folk Festival added Roger Waters to the lineup Thursday morning. The rock legend will play the famed Rhode Island festival for the first time, but says he will have a special “curated” setlist – a.k.a., not a lot of Pink Floyd.

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What The Hell Happened With Van Halen at the Billboard Music Awards Last Night?

David Lee Roth turned in a serviceable performance at the Billboard Music Awards, but his real moment came during the bizarre red carpet interview, where he admitted he doesn’t even listen to rock ‘n’ roll.


NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 25:  U2 band members Bono and Larry Mullen, Jr. attend "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" screening hosted by U2, Anna Wintour, Bob and Harvey Weinstein with Burberry at Ziegfeld Theater on November 25, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

U2 Will Continue Tour After Death of Larry Mullen Jr.’s Father

By Matt Dolloff (@mattdolloff) U2 drummer Larry Mullen Jr. lost his father, Laurence Joseph Mullen Sr., at the age of 92 on Sunday. The funeral is set for Wednesday or Thursday in Dublin. Despite speculation […]


LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 29:  Musicians Gene Simmons (L) and Paul Stanley of KISS accept the ASCAP Founders Award at the 32nd Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards at the Loews Hollywood Hotel on April 29, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley Continue to Complain About the “Death” of Rock ‘n’ Roll and the Music Industry

Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley went on yet another rant about the “death” of rock ‘n’ roll and the music industry. Here’s why they are still wrong, and they should probably spend less time complaining and more time on their own music.


Irish singer-songwriter Bono (2nd L) and his band U2 pose as they arrive for the Bambi awards on November 13, 2014 in Berlin. The Bambis are the main German media awards. (AFP PHOTO / JOHN MACDOUGALL)

U2 Previews ‘Innocence and Experience’ Live Shows: “We’re Going to Find Out if The Album Worked”

By Matt Dolloff (@mattdolloff) Spoiler alert! U2 announced tour dates to support their new album Songs of Innocence months ago, but the details of the shows themselves on the Innocence and Experience remained secret – […]


Drummer Keith Moon (1947 - 1978), of British rock group The Who, in a radio studio at Broadcasting House, London, 12th July 1973. Moon is recording skits to play between songs while filling in for disc jockey John Peel on BBC Radio 1's 'Top Gear' programme. (Photo by Jack Kay/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Veteran Music Publicist Tells Hilarious, Must-Read Keith Moon Story

There’s plenty of stories about the man that seem too crazy to be true, but they are. A famed U.K. music publicist told one such story involving Moon and an unfortunate desk in the wrong place at the wrong time.


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No, Taylor Swift is NOT Louder Than AC/DC

A new study measured the loudness of Taylor Swift’s new album and concluded it was “louder” than AC/DC’s ‘Back in Black’, which made the internet say the pop singer is louder than the guys from Down Under. Here’s why that couldn’t be further from the truth.


TAURANGA, NEW ZEALAND - NOVEMBER 26:  AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd appears in court after being charged with threatening to kill and possession of meth and marijuana at Tauranga District Court on November 26, 2014 in Tauranga, New Zealand.  Phil Rudd was ACDC's drummer from 1975 to 1983. (Photo by Joel Ford/Getty Images)

AC/DC’s Phil Rudd Pleads Guilty to Threats of Murder

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleaded guilty to charges of threatening to commit murder in a courtroom in Tauranga, New Zealand.


Neil Young in black-and-white. (Photo Credit: Pegi Young)

Neil Young to Play Xfinity Center in July for ‘Rebel Content’ Tour

Neil Young and L.A.-based band Promise of the Real have announced a tour that comes to the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Mass. this summer.


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Gregg Allman, Doobie Brothers Announce Co-Headlining Concert at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

Gregg Allman & Friends and the Doobie Brothers are both in the middle of North American tours. Now, both bands have announced a joint tour date at Boston’s Blue Hills Bank Pavilion on August 19.