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    While the first rock song she ever memorized was "Bohemian Rhapsody" at age six, Erica credits AC/DC as the band that made her the rock and roll chick her friends and family know and love today. It should also be noted that the first man she ever loved was Jack Daniels and that she'll never be your beast of burden.

 

Money Being Raised For Permanent Bonham Memorial

In the 30-plus years since his passing, you would think there would be some sort of memorial to the legendary John Bonham in his hometown of Redditch, England, however, this glaring omission has remained the same…until now. Read more...

Billy Joel Receiving Library of Congress Gershwin Prize

As if Billy Joel’s mantel didn’t already have enough awards, now the Piano Man will have to make room for another honor! Read more...

George Harrison Memorial Tree Destroyed By Beetles

In “so ridiculous I can’t make this up news:” A tree planted in Los Angeles in memory of Beatle George Harrison was killed as the result of a beetle infestation. Read more...

AC/DC’s Rudd Dropping Solo Album, New Single Out Now

AC/DC may have wrapped the recording process on their follow-up to 2010’s Black Ice, but drummer Phil Rudd isn’t waiting around to release new music. Read more...

Sound Bite Alert: Gene Simmons On Being Rich, The “1 Percent”

Leave it to Gene Simmons to be completely unashamed of being rich, rich…richer than hell. Read more...

Blondie, Hynde & Plant Scheduled For iTunes Festival

This September, London’s Roundhouse concert hall will be taken over by the 30-day (!) iTunes Festival, and just like the variety of music the download service offers to the world, the festival will also feature an eclectic lineup that will include Robert Plant, Blondie and Chrissie Hynde. Read more...

More Dates Added To ZZ Top/Jeff Beck Tour

The ZZ Top/Jeff Beck tour hasn’t even started, and already they’re tacking on more dates! Read more...

Aerosmith & Johnny Depp Jam At Recent Tour Stop

Fans in attendance at the Mansfield, Mass. stop on Aerosmith’s summer tour got a pirate ship-sized surprise during their encore. Read more...

Robert Plant Offers New Album Preview

Robert Plant returned to the English countryside of his childhood in a recent short film that offered another preview of his new album. Read more...

Hendrix Estate Acquires Pre-Experience Recordings, Plan Reissues

The masters library at Experience Hendrix, LLC and Legacy Recordings just got a bit larger. Read more...
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