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Brian May Announces ‘A Very Busy Year’ for Queen

Friday, January 31st, 2014

In a post on his official website, Brian May has revealed that 2014 is shaping up to be a busy year for Queen:

“It looks like it will be a very busy year for us. We seem to be still hovering on the button as I write, ready to start the engine rolling on the Freddie film. It’s been...

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Prince Is Suing 22 Bootleggers for $22 Million

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

In a 21-page lawsuit filed last week in the US District Court in San Francisco, Prince Rogers Nelson launched a massive lawsuit against 22 internet users for $1 million each.

Prince and his attorneys accuse the collective of participating in “massive infringement and bootlegging of Prince’s...

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Motley Crue To Be Sued If They Ever Tour Again

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Motley Crue have signed a contract to guarantee they’ll never tour again following their farewell world trek.

The Cessation of Touring Agreement, signed in front of hundreds of witnessed from the press last night, ensures the band can’t come back after the end of 2015.

And they’ve...

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Motorhead’s Lemmy Still Unable to Perform

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Rock icons Motorhead were forced to cancel their rescheduled European tour dates, as Lemmy Kilmister’s health issues are still preventing the legendary frontman from getting back on the road.

As the official release reads, “no-one is hurting more over this than Lemmy, and he feels...

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February 20 Officially to Be Declared Kurt Cobain Day

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Kurt Cobain’s hometown of Aberdeen, Washington will officially declare February 20 as Kurt Cobain Day, Mayor Bill Simpson has confirmed.

“Aberdeen residents may justifiably take pride in the role our community played in the life of Kurt Cobain and the international recognition our...

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Ian Watkins Appealing Against Jail Sentence Length

Saturday, January 25th, 2014

Convicted paedophile and former Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins has applied for a permission to leave jail so he could file an appeal against his 35-year sentence for a string of child sex offences.

As BBC reports, the Court of Appeal has confirmed that an application was lodged on January...

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New Radiohead Album ‘Up in the Air,’ Bassist Colin Greenwood Explains

Friday, January 24th, 2014

Radiohead bassist Colin Greenwood gave an update on the band’s new album, not exactly an exciting one as the band is seemingly taking it easy for now. But nevertheless, “the vibe is very much Oxford and all good!”

“It’s all up in the air at the minute,” Coling...

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Shinedown Men’s LP Becomes EP

Friday, January 24th, 2014

Shinedown frontman Brent Smith and guitarist Zach Myers will now release their fan-powered covers 10-track album as a six-track EP, after they failed to secure release permission from every artist they’d originally included.

Fans had chosen the list of songs to be recorded acoustically, but...

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Wilko Johnson Confirms Album With Daltrey

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Going Back Home will be released on the iconic Chess label – reactivate specifically for the record – on March 10. And the pair will perform a one-off show in London’s Shepherds Bush Empire on February 25.

It’s an emotional milestone in the career of Johnson, who’d pledged to record...

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Limp Bizkit Join Sonisphere 2014 Line-Up

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Limp Bizkit have joined the line-up for this year’s Sonisphere festival, it has been confirmed via NME.

The Fred Durst-fronted band lead the latest list of additions to the festival’s bill. The Knebworth bash was cancelled in 2012 and 2013 but returns this year with Iron Maiden...

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Fergie Frederiksen Dies

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

Legendary AOR frontman Dennis Hardy ‘Fergie’ Frederiksen has died at age 62 after finally succumbing to inoperable liver cancer.

Frederiksen, who was born on May 15, 1951 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, fronted Toto for their 1984 album Isolation, taking over from Bobby Kimball and singing on...

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“Judas Priest Is Not Death Metal”

Monday, January 20th, 2014

After Judas Priest’s cameo appearance in The Simpsons recently, many fans blasted the show online for referring to the band as “Death Metal”.

Fortunately the show’s creators have corrected their mistake by way of an apology; last week’s episode features Bart Simpson...

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Beatles Rare Album Sells For $175,000

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

A rare first pressing of Beatles classic Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band has sold at auction for $175,698.

The mono edition of the 1967 album was signed by all four members of the Fab Four at a hotel in England.

Sellers RR Auction, who’d set a reserve of $10,000, say the record...

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John Paul Jones Launching New Album

Friday, January 17th, 2014

John Paul Jones is poised to release the first album by his project Minibus Pimps – an experimental collaboration with electronic musician Helge Sten, who’s known for his work under the titles Deathprod and Supersilent.

The Led Zeppelin bassist aims to “connect the dots between the progressive...

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Guitars Stolen

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Two guitars have been stolen from the Hadleigh area of Suffolk on 08/01/14. The silver sparkly one is a Gretsch and is described as rare. The other is a blue Fender Stratocaster.

If anyone has any information on either of these guitars please contact Suffolk Police on 101 quoting crime reference...

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