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Foo Fighters release new song “Soldier” for Planned Parenthood benefit compilation

Credit: Brantley GutierrezFoo Fighters just released their album Concrete and Gold last month, but they've already shared a new song. The track is called...

Billy Joel remembers summers in Brooklyn, imitates Springsteen on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

ABC/Randy HolmesBilly Joel stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday night to talk about his career and later played “Miami 2017.” Jimmy Kimmel has been...

Today marks the 40th anniversary of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s tragic plane crash

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesToday marks the 40th anniversary of the tragic plane crash that took the lives of Lynyrd Skynyrd frontman Ronnie Van Zant,...

Guitar Eric Clapton played in the early ’90s after retiring his famous “Blackie” Stratocaster...

Courtesy of San Francisco Art ExchangeWhen Eric Clapton auctioned off his favorite guitar "Blackie" in 2004 for a then-record price of $959,500, he...

Billie Joe Armstrong unites with Kat Von D for eyeliner collaboration

ABC/Heidi GutmanBillie Joe Armstrong is teaming up with Kat Von D to create a new eyeliner for the famed tattoo artist's cosmetics line, Kat...

Billy Joel to be interviewed and perform on “Kimmel” tonight; announces 2018 show in...

Credit: Kevin MazurJust a reminder that Billy Joel will be a guest on tonight's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, which airs at 11:35...

Star-studded tribute concerts to T. Rex’s Marc Bolan taking place Sunday and Monday in...

Ron Howard/RedfernsTwo special tribute concerts commemorating the 40th anniversary of T. Rex frontman Marc Bolan's death and what would've been the glam-rock legend's...

Jane’s Addiction to headline Rhonda’s Kiss benefit concert

C Flanigan/WireImageJane's Addiction will headline the 2017 Rhonda's Kiss benefit concert, an annual event held to raise money for cancer patients in...

20th anniversary reissue of John Fogerty’s “Blue Moon Swamp” album due out next month

BMGJohn Fogerty has announced official plans to reissue his 1997 solo album Blue Moon Swamp on November 17 in honor of the Grammy-winning collection's...

The Cars’ Ric Ocasek attending the opening of new exhibit of his art in...

Cars frontman Ric Ocasek not only has a knack for writing infectious rock songs, but he also happens to be a talented...

Watch made with Chris Cornell’s guitar strap to benefit addiction recovery charity

ABC/Randy HolmesBefore his death this past May, Chris Cornell donated a guitar strap to watch company Nixon for the brand's Rock LTD Collection,...

Special exclusive Rolling Stones-themed items being sold at Paris store in celebration of No...

Courtesy of BravadoWith The Rolling Stones set to wind down their No Filter Tour of Europe with a three-night stand at the U Arena...

Ivanka Trump says she went through a “punk phase” & was a big Nirvana...

Frank Micelotta/Getty ImagesIvanka Trump was apparently a big fan of Nirvana. In her mother Ivana Trump's new book, Raising Trump, the first daughter says...

Another Uptown Girl…or boy? Billy Joel to be a dad again

Kevin MazurBilly Joel and his wife Alexis Roderick welcomed their first child, Della Rose, two years ago.  Now the couple is expecting yet another...

Listen to instrumental song from Steve Howe and late son Virgil’s upcoming collaborative album,...

InsideOut MusicLast month, longtime Yes guitarist Steve Howe's youngest son, Virgil, died at the age of 41, leading the prog-rock legends' to cancel...

Joe Walsh, Eddie Money to perform at Vets Rock charity concert next month

Andrew Macpherson; Marc Flores/Getty ImagesOn September 20, Joe Walsh headlined a special benefit concert in Fairfax, Virginia, for his recently launched charity ...

ZZ Top postpones remaining fall tour dates because of bassist Dusty Hill’s “tummy ailment”

Credit: Ross HalfinZZ Top has been forced to postpone most of the remaining dates of their 2017 Tonnage Tour as bassist Dusty Hill deals...

Listen to an early demo of Metallica’s “Master of Puppets”

Blackened RecordingsMetallica has shared an early demo of the title track of Master of Puppets, which will be included on the band's forthcoming...

2017 Record Store Day Black Friday vinyl releases include discs from McCartney, Rush, Queen,...

Courtesy of Record Store DayThanksgiving is approaching and so is the 2017 edition of the Record Store Day campaign's Black Friday event, held...

(I Want to Go to) Vegas: Elvis Costello announces 2018 Sin City residency

Credit: James O'MaraElvis Presley played hundreds of shows in Las Vegas during the latter part of his career, and now that other Elvis --...

Tom Petty reportedly honored by friends and family at private ceremony

Andrew Chin/Getty Images for ABATom Petty apparently was honored by family and friends at a private ceremony on Monday. Petty's daughter, Los Angeles artist AnnaKim...

Heart’s Ann Wilson, ex-Allman Brothers members to perform at Warren Haynes’ 2017 Christmas Jam

Courtesy of Christmas JamEx-Allman Brothers Band guitarist Warren Haynes has unveiled details of the 29th annual edition of his star-studded Christmas Jam benefit concert,...

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ “Greatest Hits” is #2 on the “Billboard” 200 for...

Geffen RecordsWhen it comes to the Billboard 200 chart, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' 1993 Greatest Hits compilation won't back down. Following Petty's untimely...

Goodbye, Las Vegas Strip: Elton John ending Caesars Palace residency

Denise Truscello/WireImageIf you haven't seen Elton John's Las Vegas show The Million Dollar Piano yet, get your tickets now -- it's coming to an...

Ringo Starr donates $100,000 to charity for Las Vegas shooting victims; pays tribute to...

Erik Kabik/Kabik Photo GroupThis past Friday, Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band kicked off an eight-show Las Vegas residency at Planet Hollywood Resort...

The Band’s Robbie Robertson presented with lifetime achievement award by Canada’s Six Nations reserve

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagicAs a child, The Band's Robbie Robertson would often visit family at the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve outside of Toronto,...

Dave Grohl gifts his own shoe to fan on crutches

ABC/Andrea McCallinThe legend of Dave Grohl continues grow with the Foo Fighters frontman's latest act of kindness. A young fan named Sabryn saw the Foos...

This is “The End”: Home video and album documenting Black Sabbath’s final concert due...

Eagle Rock EntertainmentLast month, the documentary The End of The End that focused on Black Sabbath's last-ever concert this past February in the...

Dave Grohl christens Rick Astley the “seventh Foo Fighter”

ABC/Fred WatkinsOver the summer, after a chance encounter at a Japanese music festival, Foo Fighters and Rick Astley joined forces to perform the '80s...

Old Sensation: INXS releasing deluxe 30th anniversary edition of “Kick”

Rhino EntertainmentINXS will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its most successful album, Kick, by releasing a special deluxe edition of the multiplatinum collection on...

Bryan Adams releasing “Ultimate” hits compilation, featuring two new songs, next month

UMe/Polydor RecordsA new compilation featuring Bryan Adams' biggest hits, along with two brand-new tunes, will be released November 3. The Ultimate Bryan Adams boasts...

Stevie Nicks recalls last time she saw Tom Petty in new “Rolling Stone” interview

Michael Kovac/WireImageTom Petty's untimely death on October 2 was followed by an outpouring of tributes from various well-known associates and admirers of...

Kurt Cobain’s 1992 MTV VMA award going to auction

Frank Micelotta Archive / ContributorA number of Kurt Cobain's personal items are going up for auction in a new lot from Julien's Auctions,...

Robert Plant says making new album “Carry Fire” with his current band was “a...

Nonesuch/Warner Bros. RecordsRobert Plant's latest solo album, Carry Fire, was released today. Like his previous studio effort, 2014's Lullaby and…The Ceaseless Roar, the new...

Help Metallica put together their “…And Justice for All” and “The Black Album” reissues

ABC/Randy HolmesHaving already released deluxe reissues for Kill 'Em All and Ride the Lightning, and with a reissue of Master of Puppets on the...

Plan to install John Bonham statue in late Led Zeppelin drummer’s hometown approved

Richard E. Aaron/Redferns John Bonham's hometown of Redditch, U.K., has approved a plan to have a statue of the late Led Zeppelin drummer installed...

Red Hot Chili Peppers to perform at Stand Up for Heroes veteran benefit event

Credit: Steve KerosRed Hot Chili Peppers have joined the lineup for the 2017 Stand Up for Heroes benefit, taking place November 7 at...

Billy Joel set for “Miami 2018” on New Year’s Eve

Credit: Myrna SuarezOne of Billy Joel's classic songs is "Miami 2017," and last December 31, he rang in 2017 just 30 miles away...

Bob Seger unveils full details of upcoming studio album, “I Knew You When”

Capitol Records/UMeHe may love that old-time rock and roll, but Bob Seger is getting ready to release some brand-new rock music in the coming...

Sammy Hagar turns 70 today; AXS TV to mark his birthday on Saturday with...

Steve Jennings/WireImageSammy Hagar, the Red Rocker himself, celebrates his 70th birthday today. To mark the occasion, Hagar will be rocking out with...

The Who’s 2017 Tommy performance at the Royal Albert Hall released today on DVD,...

Eagle Rock EntertainmentThe Who's special April 2017 benefit performance of its classic 1969 rock opera Tommy at London's famous Royal Albert Hall is the...

ESP launches new limited-edition custom Kirk Hammett guitar

ABC/Randy HolmesYou can rock like Kirk Hammett -- or, at least, look like you can rock like Kirk Hammett -- with the ESP KH...

Megadeth to reissue debut album, “Killing Is My Business…and Business Is Good!”

Credit: Jeremy SafferMegadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has revealed that the band will be reissuing their 1985 debut album Killing Is My Business...and Business Is...

Watch Guns ‘N Roses perform “Patience” with pop star Pink at NYC’s Madison Square...

Credit: Katarina BenzovaGuns N' Roses played their first of three scheduled October concerts at New York City's Madison Square Garden on Wednesday ...

Ex-Guns N’ Roses guitarist Buckethead battling life-threatening heart condition

Tim Mosenfelder/Getty ImagesGuitar virtuoso Buckethead, best known for his work in Guns N' Roses, has revealed that he's suffering from a life-threatening heart condition. In...

U2 receives American Music Award nomination for Tour of the Year

Dick Clark ProductionsU2 is among the artists that will compete for trophies at the for the 45th American Music Awards. The Irish rockers have...

Green Day announces “God’s Favorite Band” greatest hits collection

Image Group LA/ABCGreen Day has announced a new, career-spanning best-of collection titled Greatest Hits: God's Favorite Band. The 22-track compilation will arrive on November...

Film documenting Sammy Hagar’s star-studded 70th birthday concerts to be shown in theaters in...

Fathom Events/AXS TVSammy Hagar turns 70 on Friday, and the Red Rocker is hosting his usual star-studded series of annual concerts on and...

Foreigner musical, “Jukebox Hero,” to premiere next summer

Annerin ProductionsForeigner fans, get ready for Jukebox Hero, the jukebox musical. On Wednesday the band announced that the new musical -- featuring 16 ...

My Publication!: The Who’s Roger Daltrey to release memoir in fall 2018

ABC/Randy HolmesThe Who's Pete Townshend published an autobiography called Who I Am in 2012, and now his band mate Roger Daltrey is getting ready...
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