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Adorable! Dave Grohl's Mom (L) and Geddy Lee's Mom!

Mothers of Dave Grohl and Rush's Geddy Lee Hang at Toronto Foo Fighters Show

Buzz 10:01AM EDT

"I wonder what their mothers think," is a frequent thought expressed by your correspondents mother when he listens to music that features eyebrow-raising language. It makes us wonder what mothers think when their children become huge rock stars. Some are clearly comfortable with the fact, as was evidenced this weekend when the moms of Dave Grohl and Geddy Lee hung out at a Foo Fighters show in Toronto.READ MORE

Neil Peart

Rush's Neil Peart Unsure About Anniversary Tour, Drummer Doesn't Want to Leave Daughter for Extended Period

Buzz 20:50PM EDT

Neil Peart isn't entirely enthused about the possibility of hitting the road with Rush for an anniversary tour. The main reason behind the drummer's apprehension is not wanting to leave his family. Peart explained his side of things in a recent interview with Prog magazine, citing his 5-year-old daughter, Olivia, as the main motivator for him wanting to stay home.READ MORE

Rush

Rush Discuss New Music, Future Tours in New Interview

Buzz 16:24PM EDT

This year, Canadian prog-rock trio Rush are celebrating the 40th anniversary of their debut album, but that does not mean they have any plans to slow down. In a recent interview with radio.com, guitarist Alex Lifeson and bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee discussed the possibility of new music in the future. "Some days I feel like being back out on the road and taking advantage of the fact that it's our 40th anniversary," Lifeson says when discussing the band's future plans. "On other days I sit around messing with musical ideas and think, 'We've got to start writing.'" "I just want to play," Lee adds, "I wouldn't mind going back on tour. I'm really dying to play, I have all of these new old instruments that I'm dying to try out." When discussing what they'd like to do on their next tour, Lifeson reveals that he would want it to "be more of a 40th anniversary celebration ... a fun trip back to the past with maybe some looking forward."READ MORE

Eddie Vedder

Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Oasis's Liam Gallagher Among Guest Performers at The Who Tribute Concert [WATCH]

Buzz 17:11PM EDT

Last night, Nov. 11, rock legends The Who held their annual Teenage Cancer Trust benefit concert in London, featuring guest performances by Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder and former Oasis singer Liam Gallagher, among many others. According to "Rolling Stone," the evening was hosted by The Who frontman Roger Daltrey, though guitarist and lead songwriter Pete Townshend reportedly stayed home, with Daltrey saying the legendary guitarist would “rather do anything than hear his songs played back to him.” Liam Gallagher gave his first public performance since the break-up of his band Beady Eye three weeks ago, singing The Who’s 1965 hit “My Generation,” which he had frequently performed in concert with Oasis. Check out his performance here:READ MORE

Rush

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

Genres 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

Miley Cyrus and a furry shark?

8 Duets We Don't Want To Hear: Kanye West, Miley Cyrus, And More

Exclusives 15:12PM EDT

With the upcoming releases of Smokey Robinson's duets album (Smokey & Friends) and a collaborative album between Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett (Cheek To Cheek), it seems like duets have become pretty popular recently. Though Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett's voices seem like they would go well together, there are plenty of other artists who definitely shouldn't sing together. Here are some duets that we do not want to hear.READ MORE

Six Lead Vocalists Who Don't Write Their Own Lyrics: Ozzy Osbourne, Roger Daltrey, and more

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It's totally reasonable to assume that each member of a band writes his or her own parts: the guitarist writes the guitar parts, the bassist writes bass lines, and the vocalist writes the lyrics. However, there are some rare cases where someone in the band other than the vocalist writes the lyrics. Here are six examples of bands whose vocalists don't write their own lyrics.READ MORE

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