LONDON (AP) – Led Zeppelin in their heyday needed a bit of extravagance, according to Jimmy Page. He says they got a reputation for excesses like private planes, but that had a practical side. Page says they would base themselves out of New York and fly to the surrounding cities for concerts. He says they’d […]
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Johnny Depp may find the whole idea of actors in bands sickening, as he once told an Australian newspaper, but the movie star will put those opinions aside for the chance to play a gig with Alice Cooper and Joe Perry at the Rock in Rio festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this September. The […]
UNDATED (AP) – Nazareth have their third singer in less than two years. Original singer Dan McCafferty left the band in August 2013 because of poor health and was replaced by Linton Osborne. Osborne announced his departure from Nazareth in January after suffering a virus that affected his vocal cords. Nazareth have brought on Carl […]
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Jeff Beck has enjoyed a long and lauded music career that’s included a stint as The Yardbirds’ lead guitarist, a lot of groundbreaking solo work and collaborations with such other stars as Mick Jagger, Stevie Wonder, Rod Stewart, Diana Ross, Roger Waters, Tina Turner, Les Paul, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jon Bon Jovi. Now, the […]
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Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood has revealed that the band is plotting a new North American tour for later this year. Speaking recently with Billboard magazine, Wood reported that he “had a meeting in New York with the boys and we’re gonna come [to] North America again in the summer.” The rock legends have been […]
Wellington (AFP) – AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd will stand trial in April on charges of threatening to kill and drug possession, court officials in New Zealand ruled Monday. Rudd, 60, will face a judge-alone trial in the Tauranga District Court beginning on April 21, officials said. The veteran rocker has pleaded not guilty to the […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Journey guitarist Neal Schon says the city of San Francisco raised its fee on his wedding when it learned it would be on TV. City officials say they did indeed but they were within their rights in doing that. Schon is suing the city because he agreed to pay the city […]
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TORONTO (AP) – Rush drummer Neal Peart will put out a follow-up to his book “Clockwork Angels.” Peart and author Kevin J. Anderson will explore the lives of secondary characters from “Clockwork Angels.” The book will come out in September. “Like” KFIX on Facebook.