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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.

 

THIS JUST IN: Sir Paul Says “No” To Pot

It’s no secret that Paul McCartney has used marijuana for decades, but in a recent interview, Sir Paul says he’s no longer lighting up. Read more...

Is U2 Trying To Create “Most Viral Tour?”

For those of you that haven’t noticed, there have been a number of moments that have already taken place during the early stages of U2’s “Innocence + Experience” tour that have taken the Internet by storm. Read more...

Pink Floyd’s Waters, Mason Reunite For Plaque Unveiling

There was a mini Pink Floyd reunion of sorts earlier this week in London when Roger Waters and Nick Mason gathered for a plaque unveiling honoring the 50 anniversary of the band’s formation. Read more...

WATCH: The Who, The Boss Rock “My Generation”

We figured it was only a matter of time before videos from the MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert honoring Pete Townshend surfaced, and this video in particular is quite the gem! Read more...

Stevie Nicks’ Band Lineup Theory

Perhaps she might be a bit biased, but Stevie Nicks has a theory on band lineups, and we find it rather interesting. Read more...

Hagar Responds To DLR’s “Credibility Issue” Remarks

It was only a matter of time before Sammy Hagar responded to David Lee Roth’s “credibility issue” remarks during a recent red carpet interview with Billboard, and boy…did he respond! Read more...

Happy 70th Birthday, John Fogerty!

John Fogerty turns 70 today, and he is showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Read more...

Queen Launches Official Game App

Think you know everything there is to know about Queen? Now you can find out with the official Queen: Play the Game app! Read more...

U2’s Longtime Tour Manager Found Dead In Hotel Room

U2 and their tour family are mourning the loss of Dennis Sheehan, who’s been the band’s tour manager since 1982. Read more...

Zeppelin’s Cheeky Response To “Stairway” Lawsuit

Led Zeppelin and their legal team have finally responded to the “Stairway To Heaven” copyright infringement lawsuit filed against them, and it’s hilarious. Read more...

Recap: Opening Night Of Stones’ Zip Code Tour

Last night was opening night of the Rolling Stones’ Zip Code Tour, which gave fans at Petco Park in San Diego a taste of the band’s classic hits as well as a heavy sampling of Sticky Fingers, which is being reissued June 9th. Read more...

WATCH: Grohl Joins McCartney On Stage For “I Saw Her Standing There”

Fans at the Paul McCartney show at London’s O2 Arena this past weekend got quite the surprise when Dave Grohl decided to stop on by and join in during “I Saw Her Standing There.” Read more...

More Reasons Why This Might Be Rush’s Last Tour

Rush’s R40 tour is well underway, and while it was revealed that Neil Peart’s “chronic tendonitis” is one reason this might be the band’s last big tour, Geddy Lee revealed another reason in a recent interview. Read more...

WATCH: Jon Bon Jovi Receives Honorary Doctorate, Delivers Commencement Speech And New Song

Now, you can call Jon Bon Jovi “Dr. Bon Jovi” after today’s commencement (May 21st) at Rutgers University. Read more...

Lou Gramm Kicking Off North American Tour Dates

Starting tonight (May 21st), Lou Gramm is hitting the road going on a 19-date North American tour with more dates to be added in the near future. Read more...

Top 5 Favorite Classic Rock Performances on ‘Letterman’

As we all brace ourselves for David Letterman’s final show helming the desk at CBS’ Late Show, we can’t help but look back at some of the stellar musical performances that have occurred over the years. While there were countless incredible classic rock moments, here are five of our favorites: Read more...

WATCH: Bob Dylan on ‘Letterman’

What a way to go out. Read more...

Yes’ Chris Squire Diagnosed with Leukemia

Absolutely devastating news has hit Yes today with the announcement that Chris Squire has been diagnosed with Leukemia and will be undergoing treatment over the next few months. Read more...

DLR’s Latest Jab At Hagar Makes Us Hungry…For More

Was that a cat hissing, or just David Lee Roth taking a swipe at Sammy Hagar (again)? Read more...

Dream Concert: May 19th Birthday Bash Blow Out

Four notable rockers share a May 19th birthday: Pete Townshend, Dusty Hill, Phil Rudd and the late Joey Ramone. In the rock genre, you’d be hard-pressed to find a more diverse group like these four, which got us thinking, “What if these guys (and their respective bands) got together for one night only and put on a show?” Read more...