RIAA: Rock Music Still Tops Charts

Hollywood Reporter reports that rock music remains the most popular genre among U.S. consumers, while rap/hip-hop has replaced pop as the No. 2 choice, according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), a music industry trade group. Rock, which has been the No. 1 most-preferred genre since the survey began in 1989, accounted for ...

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Surviving LED ZEPPELIN Members Gather At London Premiere Of DVD

The surviving members of LED ZEPPELIN made an extremely rare appearance onstage at the exclusive premiere of the band's long-awaited live DVD held in Leicester Square, London Thursday night (May 15), according to dotmusic. The audience of friends and family, competition winners and media were gathered to see a specially cut two-hour version of the ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: 'Tribe' To Surface In Late July

Despite previously published reports to the contrary, QUEENSRŸCHE have issued a statement via their official web site, www.queensryche.com, reaffirming July 22 as the projected release date through Sanctuary Records for their new studio opus, "Tribe". In addition, a new track called "Desert Dance" has been made available for listening in streaming audio to ...

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STEVEN ADLER: 'The New GUNS N' ROSES Album Will Suck'

Former GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler conducted a phone interview Thursday night (May 15) with Philadelphia radio station WYSP 94.1 Rock. When asked by host Spike why he thought people still cared about GUNS N' ROSES frontman Axl Rose after all these years, Adler said, "They [the public] feel bad for him, they feel ...

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CRUACHAN Rejoined By Flutist

Ireland's CRUACHAN have been rejoined by flutist John O' Fathaigh. John, who left the band last summer for personal reasons, "has sorted his life out" and is once more a member of the group, according to their official web site. CRUACHAN are currently hard at work on their new album, "Pagan", tentatively due in the ...

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