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AC/DC Music Sales/Streams Spike In Wake Of Malcolm Young’s Passing

As is so often, sadly, the case, death has been good for AC/DC on the charts in the wake of co-founder Malcolm Young's passing on November 17. Related: One Big Reason We’re Thankful For Axl Rose 5 Awesome AC/DC Music Videos Applebee’s Sued For Not Paying Licensing For AC/DC Track 5 Defining Numbers of the…

7 Rock Stars and Their Best Acting Cameos

Billy Idol celebrates his 62nd birthday today (November 30), and even decades after breaking out with Generation X, he shockingly still looks the same, which is probably how he got away with playing himself in The Wedding Singer. Related: In Other Rock News…(October 19th) Reznor, Ross Scored New DiCaprio Film Original Alice Cooper Band Releasing Single…

New Joan Jett Doc On The Way

Joan Jett once appeared on the big screen as an actress in 1987's Light Of Day. Now she'll hit theaters as herself.  Related: FLASHBACK: Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Rock Hall Induction Performance How To Dress Like: Joan Jett 5 Dream Pairings For The New “Carpool Karaoke” FLASHBACK: Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Rock Hall…

U2 News Round-Up: “The U2 Experience,” Bono on ‘Kimmel’

Lots of U2 news to cover!  It’s almost as if they have a new album coming out on Friday… Related: WATCH: Behind-The-Scenes Look At The Edge's Fender Signature Guitar U2 Tapped For Children’s Hospital Charity Show November 18, 1991: U2 Release 'Achtung Baby' UPDATE: U2 Release Live Performance Clip of "The Blackout"

Kirk Hammett on Not Taking Things Like Award Noms For Granted

Metallica is up for a pair of GRAMMY Awards for Hardwired...To Self-Destruct, which came out during November of 2015 and wasn't eligible for the 2017 GRAMMYs.  Related: Kirk Hammett On Feeling Excluded From Songwriting Process On New Metallica Album Kirk Hammett On Metallica’s Latest Grammy Nomination Kirk Hammett Talks Playing New Songs On Tour POLL:…

A7X’s GRAMMY Nomination Provides Career First

Avenged Sevenfold received its first-ever GRAMMY Awards nomination on Tuesday (November 28), snagging a nod for Best Rock Song for the title track from its latest album, The Stage. Related: In Other Rock News...(November 2) M. Shadows On A7X’s ‘Best Of’ Controversy A7X Stage Accident Results In One Death, One Serious Injury A7X Drop Out…

5 Unlikely Metallica Partnerships

Metallica sure has been active lately, and we don’t just mean musically.  Related: In Other Rock News...(November 2) Revolver Music Awards Recap In Other Rock News… (April 4) WATCH: Metallica Cover Van Halen at Rose Bowl Show

VIDEO: Judas Priest Tease New LP ‘Firepower’

Judas Priest is giving fans a taste of its upcoming album, Firepower. Related: Chester Bennington and Other Great Rock Screams In Other Rock News… (April 3) Check Out Judas Priest’s New Mobile Game! 4 Pairings We Want To See On “Carpool Karaoke”

AC/DC Fans Start Campaign To Get Band Atop U.K. Christmas Chart

In the wake of AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young's death this month, a campaign has been launched in the U.K. to make the group's 1982 hit "For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)" the Christmas week No. 1 in the U.K. Related: One Big Reason We’re Thankful For Axl Rose 5 Awesome AC/DC Music Videos…

ICYMI: Foo Fighters Appearing On ‘SNL’

Foo Fighters will help NBC's Saturday Night Live close out its 2017 run as the musical guest on the December 16 episode, which will be hosted by actor/comedian Kevin Hart.  Related: New Live LP Revisits Mike Watt/Eddie Vedder/Foo Fighters Tour Foo Fighters Give Approval Of New Mashup Of “The Pretender,” Rick James’ “Super Freak” Foo…

LIST: 2018 Rock/Alternative GRAMMY Nominations

The nominations for the 60th GRAMMY Awards have been announced, and while the rock world was shut out of the “General Field” awards that feature the likes of “Record Of The Year” and “Song Of The Year,” a variety of rock acts made up the nominations of the five rock/alternative award categories. Related: GALLERY: Rockers…

Recap of Malcolm Young’s Funeral

Any differences and grievances were put aside Tuesday (November 28) as AC/DC alumni Brian Johnson, Phil Rudd, Cliff Williams and Mark Evans joined family and friends of the late Malcolm Young during a funeral service at St. Mary's Cathedral in Sydney, Australia.  Related: 6 Delightfully Random Pieces Of AC/DC Merch Malcolm Young of AC/DC Has…

Latest Tally on the Rock Hall Fan Vote

Bon Jovi and the Moody Blues remain the leaders, by a long shot, in the public vote for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2018. Related: And The 2017 Rock Hall Nominees Are… Rock Hall Fan Vote Extended And The 2017 Rock Hall Inductors Are… Update On Rock Hall Fan Vote

Details on Malcolm Young’s Funeral Service

AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young will be laid to rest on Tuesday (November 28) in Sydney, Australia, ten days after his death there at the age of 64.  Related: 6 Delightfully Random Pieces Of AC/DC Merch Malcolm Young of AC/DC Has Passed Away Malcolm Young Dead At 64: Social Media Reaction POLL: Best Malcolm Young Riff

5 Jimi Hendrix Documentaries/Concert Films To Check Out

Jimi Hendrix would have celebrated his 75th birthday today (November 27.) Related: New Jimi Hendrix Live Set Highlights First Band Of Gypsys Gig 5 Reissues To Celebrate The Life Of Jimi Hendrix Robert Plant Performs 'Kashmir' without Jimmy Page 5 Jimi Hendrix Documentaries/Performances To Check Out

FLASHBACK: Queen Steals The Show At Live Aid

On this day in 1991, Freddie Mercury’s life ended all too soon. While the void he left has and will never be filled, the last thing he’d likely want is for fans the world over to mourn his death. He’d much rather us celebrate his life instead… Related: FLASHBACK: Queen Steals The Show At Live…

LIST: Record Store Day Black Friday Rock Titles

Today isn't just "Black Friday"...it's Record Store Day Black Friday! Related: LIST: Record Store Day Black Friday Titles LIST: 2017 Record Store Day - Rock Titles 2017 Record Store Day - Rock Titles LIST: Record Store Day Black Friday Rock Titles

Sammy Hagar Talks New Concert Film, Career Goals

Believe it or not, but Sammy Hagar turned 70 this year, and as with birthday’s past, he threw a big party at his Cabo Wabo Cantina in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Related: Sammy Hagar Apologizes To Van Halen, Wants To Be Friends Again In Other Rock News…(October 18th) Stacked Lineup Announced For Hagar’s “Acoustic-4-A-Cure IV”…

Gene Simmons Issues Statement On Fox News Ban

Gene Simmons is trying to, er, kiss and make up with Fox News. Related: New Gene Simmons Book Due Out In November 3 Problems With Gene Simmons Trying to Trademark the “Rock Hand Gesture” Ace Frehley Details Collaboration with Gene Simmons Gene Simmons Reportedly Banned From Fox News

Josh Homme On Malcolm Young Influence On His Guitar Playing

Queens Of The Stone Age leader Josh Homme has come forth to express love for the late Malcolm Young and AC/DC, and how both have exerted a long influence on his music. Related: Josh Homme Featured On New Lady Gaga Single Josh Homme Being Sued For Alleged Assault Josh Homme’s Appearance on ‘CBeebies Bedtime Stories’…

Ramones Thanksgiving Pie Is A Total Holiday Game Changer

If you’re organized, you likely know what food will make up your Thanksgiving feast, but this video from Cooking Channel might make you call on audible on your pie plans. Related: Ramones Thanksgiving Pie: Holiday Game Changer In Other Rock News…(July 19th) 9 Rock Ornaments To Trim Your Tree 6 Box Sets For Last-Minute Holiday…

Dave Mustaine Pens Touching Tribute To Malcolm Young

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine has weighed in on the death of AC/DC's Malcolm Young with a long and deeply personal remembrance of the guitarist and what his music meant to him. Related: …And Now, A Very Serious Conversation About Megadeth’s New Beer Revolver Music Awards Recap 6 Delightfully Random Pieces Of AC/DC Merch Dave Mustaine Goes…

Paul Stanley Slams Marilyn Manson For Charles Manson Tribute Post

Marilyn Manson's tribute to the late Charles Manson has not gone down well with some folks -- including KISS frontman Paul Stanley. Related: …And Now, Paul Stanley’s Folgers Coffee Commercial In Other Rock News…(March 24) KISS Donating Items To Benefit Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Manson vs. Bieber & 4 Other Recent Rock Insults/Feuds

Bill Ward Cancels Tour Dates For Health Reasons

Original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has canceled his West Coast tour with his new band, Day of Errors, after being hospitalized due to heart issues. Related: Looks Like Bill Ward Won’t Be Joining Sabbath For U.K. Dates “The End” Isn’t Near For The Drama Between Ozzy Osbourne & Bill Ward Want to Own Some…

Linkin Park Win Favorite Alt. Rock Artist Award At AMAs

Three members of Linkin Park -- co-frontman Mike Shinoda, guitarist Brad Delson and drummer Rob Bourdon -- attended the American Music Awards on Sunday night (November 19) in Los Angeles to accept the group's award for Best Alternative Rock and to pay tribute to their late bandmate Chester Bennington. Related: WATCH: Linkin Park Play “The…

Brian Johnson Issues Statement On Malcolm Young

Many figures in the rock world have shared their grief at the loss of AC/DC’s Malcolm Young over the weekend, but until now, we haven’t heard from AC/DC’s longest-tenured frontman Brian Johnson. Related: 6 Delightfully Random Pieces Of AC/DC Merch Brian Johnson Honors AC/DC Fans Raising Money For Alzheimer’s Research VIDEO: Brian Johnson Makes Surprise…

ICYMI: GN’R, Foo Fighters Pay Tribute To Malcolm Young

As social media tributes poured in for AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young after his death on Saturday (November 18), a couple of bands made sure he got his due on the concert stage over the weekend, too. Related: 9 Rock Ornaments To Trim Your Tree U2, GN’R Win Big At Billboard Touring Awards ICYMI: GN’R Expand…

POLL: Best Malcolm Young Riff

Angus Young may have received a bunch of attention as lead guitar on his on-stage antics, but make no mistake that a big part of AC/DC's sound is thanks to Malcolm Young's chugging, powerful rhythm guitar. Related: 6 Delightfully Random Pieces Of AC/DC Merch Malcolm Young of AC/DC Has Passed Away Malcolm Young Dead At…

Malcolm Young Dead At 64: Social Media Reaction

Malcolm Young was the backbone of one of the greatest bands of all time, so it’s not shocking that many people throughout the rock world paid tribute to the iconic rhythm guitarist. Related: 6 Delightfully Random Pieces Of AC/DC Merch Malcolm Young of AC/DC Has Passed Away 5 Awesome AC/DC Music Videos Applebee’s Sued For…

November 18, 1991: U2 Release 'Achtung Baby'

After the monumental success of The Joshua Tree and its subsequent tour, there was definitely a sense of “Now what?” with U2.  The band, perhaps, didn’t know themselves, which made sense why Bono said at a show in Dublin on December 30th, 1989 that, “We just have to go away and dream it all up again.” Related: WATCH: Behind-The-Scenes Look At…

Malcolm Young of AC/DC Has Passed Away

Co-founder and creator of AC/DC Malcolm Young has passed away, as confirmed by the band's Facebook page.  Related: 6 Delightfully Random Pieces Of AC/DC Merch 5 Awesome AC/DC Music Videos Applebee’s Sued For Not Paying Licensing For AC/DC Track 5 Defining Numbers of the Legacy of ‘Back In Black’

POLL: Best Kirk Hammett Solo

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett celebrates his birthday today (November 18.) Related: Kirk Hammett On Feeling Excluded From Songwriting Process On New Metallica Album Kirk Hammett On Metallica’s Latest Grammy Nomination Kirk Hammett Talks Playing New Songs On Tour In Other Rock News...(November 2)

VIDEO ROUND-UP: 3 Rock Videos To Watch Right Now

So many videos, so little time!  Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with it all, but here are three videos rock videos that you should really watch today. Related: In Other Rock News…(August 10th) In Other Rock News...(November 8) Chester Bennington and Other Great Rock Screams Chris Cornell Dead at 52: Twitter Reaction

Gene Simmons Reportedly Banned From Fox News

Get the firehouse, or a good publicist, because it sounds like Gene Simmons’ recent behavior at Fox News has caused a firestorm of controversy that has reportedly landed him a lifetime ban at the network. Related: How Did Other Rockers Fare on ‘Celebrity Apprentice?’ New Gene Simmons Book Due Out In November 3 Problems With…

Geezer Butler on the Final Show of Sabbath’s “The End” Tour

Out today (November 17) is Black Sabbath: The End, a CD and home video of the group's final concert on February 4 in its hometown of Birmingham, England.  Related: In Other Rock News…(August 23rd) Sabbath’s Geoff Nicholls Dead At 68 Zakk Sabbath Announce First-Ever Headlining Tour 7 Original Band Names We’re Glad Didn’t Stick

STP Announce First Public Gig With New Frontman Jeff Gutt

Stone Temple Pilots has announced its first concert with newly announced frontman Jeff Gutt.  Related: Getting Closer To Finding Out Who’s STP’s New Singer Robert DeLeo Gives An Update On STP’s Singer Search Robert DeLeo on Making STP’s ‘Core’ Eight of Scott Weiland's Best Video Moments

U2, GN’R Win Big At Billboard Touring Awards

U2, Guns N' Roses and Foo Fighters were among the winners at this year's Billboard Touring Awards, presented on Wednesday night (November 15) in Beverly Hills, Calif. Related: 9 Rock Ornaments To Trim Your Tree ‘1984’ And Other Music Video Albums GN’R, U2 Top Mid-Year Tour Revenue List GN’R News Round-Up: Apollo Show Recap, New…

New Joe Perry Solo LP Due Out January 19

We may still be waiting for another Aerosmith album, but Joe Perry is done waiting to put out new music. Related: In Other Rock News…(July 21st) Good News: Joe Perry's Returning To The Road Joe Perry’s Collapse Makes More Sense After Hearing About His Schedule Steven Tyler, Joe Perry Grandchildren Born On The Same Day

Linkin Park Releasing ‘One More Light Live’ LP

Linkin Park will be looking back on their final shows with Chester Bennington with a new live album. Related: WATCH: Linkin Park Play “The Bandmate Game,” Know Nothing About Each Other Chester Bennington and Other Great Rock Screams New Chester Bennington Tributes On Social Media From Linkin Park, Talinda Bennington Chester Bennington Tribute Show To…