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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.

 

Rare AC/DC Single Sells For $4,500 on eBay

A collector or superfan will pay just about anything for that one rare piece of memorabilia. Just ask the AC/DC fan who dropped nearly $4,500 for a 7” single! Read more...

Perry Talks About Recording With McCartney, Cooper

Someone should tell Joe Perry that no one likes a tease! Read more...

Farm Aid 2014 Set For September 13th

Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young are back at it for Farm Aid 2014, which is taking place this year on September 13th . Read more...

Nicks’s “24 Karat Gold” Set for October 7th Release

This fall, not only will Stevie Nicks be reunited on the road with Christine McVie for Fleetwood Mac’s mega-tour, but she’ll also be releasing the much buzzed-about 24 Karat Gold – Songs From The Vault. Read more...

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...

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Preview New Track From “Hypnotic Eye”

Just about two weeks away from the release of Hypnotic Eye, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers have previewed another new track from the album. Read more...

Authorized Beatles Doc In The Works

Remember all of those rumors of a Beatles TV movie? They might be dead in light of this latest news. Read more...

New Van Halen Album On The Way?

There’s been an “Eruption” of Van Halen rumors lately having to do with a new album, and a photo that surfaced on social media recently is definitely strengthening those rumors. Read more...

Petty’s Entire Catalog Now “Mastered For iTunes”

Recognizing that audio quality in various digital formats tend to sound bland or lacking punch, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers have now mastered their entire catalog for iTunes. Read more...

Teen Takes Selfie With Sir Paul, Warren Buffett

This Nebraska teen just won the internet. Read more...

Daltrey Talks Keith Moon Biopic

Recently, Roger Daltrey took part in a Reddit AMA where fans launched a multitude of questions at the legendary singer, and there was one question regarding the forever in-the-works Keith Moon biopic that garnered a very lengthy answer. Read more...