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Foo Fighters

'Foo Fighters Day' Declared Today, Sept. 17, In Richmond, Virginia To Celebrate Crowdfunded Concert

Sep 2014 17:22PM EDT

David Bowie isn't the only rock star today to be getting his own honorary day from an American city. Consequence of Sound reports that Sept. 17 (which is today) has been declared Foo Fighters Day in the city of Richmond, Virginia by Mayor Dwight Jones. This declaration comes on the same day that the multi-platinum rock band has agreed to perform a crowdfunded show at Richmond's National Theater, which will be the first time the Foos have performed in Virginia's capital city in 16 years.READ MORE

Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan and his kitties.

Nine Inch Nails, Neil Young and N.W.A. Redone with Cats: A List Inspired by Run The Jewels' 'Meow The Jewels'

Sep 2014 15:41PM EDT

Run The Jewels potential remix "Meow The Jewels" got us thinking: A) Cats are awesome (we're always thinking this) and B) what other albums would we like to see/hear after getting the cat treatment?READ MORE

Metallica

Metallica To Release 'Live Metallica: By Request 2014' Box Set Of Every 2014 Concert

Sep 2014 15:37PM EDT

According to Consequence of Sound, Metallica will be releasing recordings of all 27 shows they performed this year in a massive box set titled Live Metallica: By Request 2014. The collection will include Metallica's controversial headlining set at Glastonbury and their acoustic set at the MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert. The other 25 shows were part of Metallica's "By Request Tour," in which their setlists were chosen by fans.READ MORE

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones Announce 'From The Vault' Live Album Series, First Two Releases Coming In November

Sep 2014 15:37PM EDT

Though the Rolling Stones haven't released a new studio album since 2005's A Bigger Bang, they have released four live albums since then, and this year we'll be getting some more. Ultimate Classic Rock reports that this November, the Stones will be releasing two live albums to kick off their 'From The Vault' series: Hampton Coliseum - Live in 1981, which documents a show during the band's Tattoo You tour, and L.A. Forum - Live in 1975, which comes from the band's "Tour of the Americas," their first with guitarist Ronnie Wood.READ MORE

Surfjan Stevens

Songs Named For America's Biggest Cities; Starring Frank Sinatra, Neil Young and Maybe A$AP Rocky

Sep 2014 14:03PM EDT

Music Times checked out the most recent census data to confirm what the nine largest cities in the United States are and then went out in search of songs titled after that city. This means ONLY the town names, with no extra words ("New York" applies..."Let's Get Rid of New York" by The Randoms does not, for example).READ MORE

Meghan Trainor in "All About That Bass"

Meghan Trainor and Taylor Swift in Downloads Battle while Rest of The Field Struggles to Keep Up

Sep 2014 12:28PM EDT

The overall sales numbers remained low on the Digital Downloads chart for a second week even though competition for the top spot is heating up again.READ MORE

Lecrae

Lecrae Takes First No. 1 in Week Full of New Albums

Sep 2014 11:46AM EDT

There aren't as many huge debuts as last week but this week does mark the most new albums to crack into the Top 10 yet during 2014 as seven new records make the list this week. Yes, that does mean that the Frozen soundtrack has finally left the Top 10 for the first time this year. Big things are happening.READ MORE

David Bowie in 1973

David Bowie Day Declared in Chicago to Coincide with Retrospective Art Exhibit

Sep 2014 11:44AM EDT

If you love David Bowie and happen to live in Chicago, boy, are you in luck. Chi-Town's mayor Rahm Emanuel has officially declared that Sept. 23, 2014, will be David Bowie Day in the Windy City.READ MORE

Rush

Rush To Release 'R40' Box Set Of Concert Films For 40th Anniversary

Sep 2014 10:47AM EDT

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of their debut album, Rolling Stone reports that Canadian prog trio Rush will be releasing a DVD box set titled R40, which compiles five of the band's previously released concert films along with a bonus disc of previously unreleased live footage, including a full concert from 1974 with original drummer John Rutsey. R40 will come on 10 DVDs, or 6 Blu-rays, and is set for release on Nov. 11th.READ MORE

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen to Play 'Stand Up For Heroes' Event in New York City Again during 2014

Sep 2014 08:44AM EDT

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will serve as the musical headliner for the annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit, being held at Madison Square Garden in New York on November 5 (Rolling Stone). The event raises money for injured military service members and their families.READ MORE

Joey Ramone

Joey Ramone's Brother, Marky Ramone Talk About U2's Tribute Song

Sep 2014 22:37PM EDT

The lead single from U2's surprise album Songs of Innocence, "The Miracle (of Joey Ramone)," is about the first time the band from Dublin saw The Ramones and how that performance changed their lives.READ MORE

Motley Crue

Mötley Crüe Reveal Final Concerts Will Be In Las Vegas, L.A.

Sep 2014 20:54PM EDT

Hard rockers Mötley Crüe recently outlined where they plan to play their final shows, and it looks like there's going to be homecoming dates in Los Angeles.READ MORE

Brandon Urie of Panic! At The Disco

Panic! At The Disco Covers Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody," Doesn't Butcher It [WATCH]

Sep 2014 17:17PM EDT

Just in case Adam Lambert ever decides to step down as Queen’s current Freddie Mercury impersonator, Panic! At The Disco singer Brandon Urie has been auditioning for the role pretty thoroughly during his band’s recent tour. Yesterday, Panic! At The Disco shared a live video of their cover of Queen’s classic hit “Bohemian Rhapsody,” and though it’s not quite the real thing, they still do a pretty faithful rendition of the song.READ MORE

Adam Horovitz & Mike D

Beastie Boys' Mike D Finally Discusses The Brooklyn Townhouse He Designed

Sep 2014 16:19PM EDT

While the basic details were announced last week (4,1500 square feet, four bedrooms, four full bathrooms, a dramatic double height living room, custom-built chef's kitchen and finished rec room), we didn't really get an idea of the house's true character.READ MORE

Tommy Thayer of Kiss

Kiss Raise $1 Million For Military Museum In Oregon

Sep 2014 16:17PM EDT

Kiss played an acoustic set in Lake Oswego, Ore., last night (Sept. 15) that helped raise some serious dough that will go towards the construction of a military museum.READ MORE

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