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Styx Announce Summer 2021 U.S. Tour With Collective Soul
Bands will team for seven dates in June.
Hear Nancy Wilson’s New Song Dedicated to Eddie Van Halen
Acoustic instrumental "4 Edward" highlights Heart guitarist's upcoming debut solo LP, 'You and Me.'
Sammy Hagar ‘Would Have Been Embarrassed’ to Be in ‘Van Hagar’
Singer recalls record-label executive suggesting name change during band meeting.
Roger Waters Announces New 2022 Dates for Postponed Tour
Songwriter will play new songs and material from Pink Floyd's "golden era" during trek, which he delayed due to the pandemic.
Grammy Producer Defends Show’s Eddie Van Halen Tribute Segment
Executive producer says he originally suggested "eight or nine guitarists" to pay tribute after guitarist's son declined offer to perform.
Underrated Journey: The Most Overlooked Song From Each Album
The band scored so many hits, it's easy to forget they wrote anything else.
Why John Lennon Originally Hated the Beatles’ ‘Twist and Shout’
"You can hear that I'm just a frantic guy doing his best," singer later recalled of throat-shredding 'Please Please Me' song.
Hear Ann Wilson’s Heavy New Song ‘The Hammer’
Track follows Heart singer's recent solo cuts "Tender Heart" and "The Revolution Starts Now."
Queen’s Roger Taylor: George Michael ‘Wouldn’t Have Suited’ Band
Drummer denies rumors they wanted to hire singer following 1992 Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert.
Todd Rundgren on Rock Hall Nomination: ‘I Don’t Care About It’
"It doesn't matter how many times they nominate me," he said. "It's not gonna make me care."
Metallica Producer Bob Rock Sells ‘Black Album’ Rights
Sale, which also includes Michael Buble tracks, involved Hipgnosis Songs Fund.
Fleetwood Mac Drummer Mick Fleetwood Sells Recorded Music Rights
Dollar amount is currently unknown for deal, which follows publishing sales from Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham.