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Woman Stabs Her Roommate Because He Won’t Shut Off the Eagles
You may love the Eagles or hate them, but chances are good that even if you fall into the latter group, you've never drawn blood over it. But one South Carolina woman did earlier this week.
25 Years Ago: Elton John Auctions Off $8.2 Million Worth of Memorabilia
Elton John has earned a ton of money -- and he's bought a ton of things with it. In fact, back in September of 1988, he had so many possessions crowding his four-story English mansion that he decided to sell off 2,000 of them in a massive four-day auction at Sotheby's in London.
Freddie Mercury Biopic Bites the Dust
That much-hyped Freddie Mercury biopic may be over before it's even begun. Now that actor Sacha Baron Cohen has bailed on the project, the film's screenwriter hears its death knell.
Judas Priest Slated for Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp in Vegas
Ever wanted to hang out with Judas Priest? If you have at least five grand and some vacation time coming up, you'll get the chance early next year at Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy Camp. Frontman Rob Halford, bassist Ian Hill, drummer Scott Travis and new guitarist Richie Faulkner will all be part of 'Hell Bent for Vegas,' taking place Feb. 27 through Mar. 2, 2014, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Si
Metallica Announce New Documentary
Metallica are currently in the midst of an Asian tour that's taking them through South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and -- for the first time ever -- China, where the band did two sold-out shows in Shanghai earlier this week and filmed its time there for a new documentary.
John Densmore and Robby Krieger Considering Ray Manzarek Tribute
A couple months ago, John Densmore hinted that he and his former Doors bandmate Robby Krieger had buried the hatchet after a long feud and were even considering doing a tribute show for Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek, who died of cancer in May. Seems it wasn't just idle chitchat: Krieger now says that tribute concert could happen early next year.
Country Songwriter Won’t Back Down From Tom Petty
Tom Petty may credit country music with part of the Heartbreakers' signature sound, but he doesn't mean today's country music, which he recently called, among other things, “bad rock with a fiddle." Now Chris Stapleton, a country-music songwriter, has thrown down the gauntlet.
Jimi Hendrix Expanded ‘Purple’ Box Set Announced
'The Jimi Hendrix Experience' box set (better known as 'The Purple Box') went gold and earned worldwide acclaim after its release in 2000. An expanded edition of the set, which includes four unreleased or hard-to-find tracks, will be released later this month.
Trent Reznor Says David Bowie Helped Pull Him Out of Addiction
In a new interview, Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor -- who in years past has struggled with drug and alcohol problems -- reveals he once exorcised some internal demons with the help of someone you might not suspect: David Bowie.
AC/DC Introduce Platinum Wine
Two years ago, Australian winery Warburn Estate launched its first AC/DC-inspired libations -- complete with creative names like Back In Black Shiraz, Hells Bells Sauvignon Blanc and You Shook Me All Night Long Moscato. They were such a success that Warburn and the band are now following up with another one: AC/DC Platinum.
Ronnie James Dio Might Be Haunting Rock Concerts
Do you believe in ghosts? More to the point, do you believe the ghosts of dead rock stars hang around concerts where their songs are being played? If so, then add Ronnie James Dio to the list of possible apparitions -- because according to at least one witness, he popped up (quite literally) at a Last in Line show this weekend.
Elvis Costello Announces East Coast Tour Dates
Hot on the heels of 'Wise Up Ghost,' his upcoming album with the Roots, Elvis Costello has announced a string of headlining solo dates -- the first he's done on the east coast in a decade.