Legendary Jim Marshall photographed the Rolling Stones in 1972. CNN's Simon Barnett talks about the never-seen photos.
"All Is By My Side" -- the Jimi Hendrix biopic currently being shot in Ireland, starring Outkast's Andre Benjamin (a.k.a. Andre 3000) -- will feature new recordings of Benjamin covering the Beatles, Muddy Waters and more, producers tell Rolling Stone. The film will not, however, include any songs written by Hendrix, the rights to which are controlled by the late guitarist's estate.
Based on Mick Jagger's serious expression and Keith Richards' focused stare, it was clear the pressure was on.
Omara Moctar, aka Bombino, is a songwriter from Niger. Influenced by rock icons like Santana and Jimi Hendrix.
Bob Welch, a guitarist who played with Fleetwood Mac before launching a solo career, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his chest, Nashville, Tennessee, police said Thursday. He was 66.
From August 14 2007: David Lee Roth hams it up at the Van Halen news conference announcing a new tour.
Classic rockers Van Halen on Thursday abruptly postponed more than 30 tour dates, following their June 26 concert in New Orleans, representative Anna Loynes said.
Bad news for Black Sabbath fans: Bill Ward will not be playing drums at any of the group's three gigs scheduled this year.
The estate of Jimi Hendrix has released a new statement speaking out against a biopic purported to star Outkast's André 3000 as the iconic guitarist.
Jimmy Fallon will release his second album, "Blow Your Pants Off," on June 12.
President Obama joins Jimmy Fallon for a slow jam session on Fallon's late night talk show.
André 3000 is set to star in "All Is by My Side," the long-awaited Jimi Hendrix biopic, according to the Irish Film and Television Network.
The members of Aerosmith announce plans for their summer tour and explain its title.
Steven Tyler walked up the driveway to the entrance of the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles like it was a second home.
It's lights out on Ted Nugent's scheduled performance at an Army base in Kentucky.
For me Ronnie's passing is the end of an era.
The Whitney Houston headlines last week sent a familiar shiver through me.
For CNN's In Depth series on addiction, Gupta talks about Naltrexone, a pill designed to halt alcohol and drug craving
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has been diagnosed with cancer, a statement from the English heavy metal band said.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The voice that raised a million arena lights was wafting out of a garage bay at Daytona International Speedway, not in its normal high-decibel rasp, but in laughter. There, in a threadbare fire suit rolled down to his waist, Brian Johnson stood, arms crossed, his barrel of a torso cocking backward and then forward as he related a morning's misadventure in the high-powered BMW/Riley Daytona prototype parked behind him.
Forget sitting by a roaring fire as snow falls outside -- for many there's no better place to celebrate the festive season than by the water's edge on a warm summer's evening.
As expected, the four original members of Black Sabbath -- Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward -- announced recently they will reunite and tour in 2012, including a headlining set at the Download Festival in June. The surprise news was that the reunion will include a new album, produced by Rick Rubin, due next fall.
Hells Bells! What are classic rockers AC/DC up to now?
A collection of 46 never-before-seen photos from The Beatles' first concerts in the United States was auctioned off for more than $350,000 at a New York auction house on Wednesday.
Internet procrastinators got a second day to improvise virtual guitar tunes, thanks to the popularity of Google's homepage guitar logo.
It may not go with everything, but if you plan on getting down with zombies under a full moon, consider this classic from Michael Jackson's wardrobe.
Back in the '80s, Dan Zanes, the frontman of the Del Fuegos, was rocking venues packed with teens and young adults.
A month ago, the Bellator Fighting Championships was pretty much flying under the radar, a third-class destination on the landscape of American mixed martial arts. But with the parent company of the sport's foremost organization, the UFC, purchasing No. 2 Strikeforce, you might say those two outfits are now Nos. 1 and 1A, and you can take away the "A" if Dana White's much-emphasized "business as usual" post-sale approach gradually gives way to a consolidation of all Zuffa-owned talent. So that means Bellator has essentially moved up to the No. 2 position, right?
Sammy Hagar explains problems he and Eddie Van Halen had with alcohol.
Rock singer Sammy Hagar, a little older since his Van Halen days but still featuring bountiful blond curls, touted single moms, family and sex Monday night on the premiere of HLN's "Dr. Drew."
Lovers of high-fidelity audio are about to get some satisfaction.
A monster of sorts is lurking in the halls of the Smithsonian -- a beast that once belonged to rocker Eddie Van Halen.
Gary Moore, a former guitarist with the 1970s rock band Thin Lizzy, has died at age 58, according to his official website.
Music producer and promoter Don Kirshner, who found songs for The Monkees to sing and whose live TV rock show helped wean 1970s audiences off lip-synched programming, died Monday in Boca Raton, Florida, his publicist confirmed Tuesday.
Steven Tyler is in promotion mode, but it's difficult to tell if the Aerosmith singer is promoting "American Idol," where he and Jennifer Lopez are to be the new Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul, or if he is using television's highest-rated show over the last nine seasons running to promote himself.
It's been a long and winding road, but Apple finally began selling Beatles songs on iTunes on Tuesday.
It's been a long and winding road, this relationship between Apple and the Beatles.
And now the saga of the Chilean miners -- at least a part of it -- may be about to make a detour to Graceland.
Leonard Skinner, the gym teacher who inspired the name of the legendary southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, has died.
Salman Ahmad is a devout Pakistani Muslim on jihad -- but his holy war is a rock 'n' roll battle against intolerance, he says.
Condolences continued to pour in late Sunday night following the death of heavy metal rocker Ronnie James Dio, who lost his battle with stomach cancer earlier in the day.
Pink Floyd won a legal battle Thursday against EMI that prevents the band's long-time record label from selling individual songs online.
The recently rehabbed rocker jokes that he had to "audition" for his spot as lead singer again
Cirque Du Soleil successfully tackled the Beatles with its "Love" show, so it seems fitting for it to take on another legendary name in rock 'n' roll: Elvis Presley.
A behind-the-scenes look at the new Cirque du Soleil show "Viva ELVIS."
On October 20, 2001, a concert was held in Madison Square Garden to benefit the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. On stage were some of the biggest names in show business. In the audience were first responders who had been working around the clock at ground zero.
The Aerosmith singer, who serenaded shoppers, now has privileges to leave the rehab center grounds
Ozzy Osbourne, the former front man of rock group Black Sabbath, says that after decades of living a life of drugs and sex, he's lucky to be alive today.
After the gloom of December's postal strikes, Britain's Royal Mail has started the new year in the right tune with the launch of 10 stamps which feature iconic album covers.
Britain releases stamps featuring classic album covers. ITN's Stephanie West has the story behind the covers.
One thing that might be hard to handle in the New Year for rocker Chris Robinson? Diaper duty!
The musician and wife Allison Bridges deliver Cheyenne Genevieve at home
"I am taking responsibility for the management of my pain and am eager to be back on stage," the Aerosmith frontman says
Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler has entered a rehab facility for pain management and an addiction to prescription painkillers resulting from 10 years of performance injuries, PEOPLE has learned.
The boxed set: Criticized for its brick-like presence. Victim of grammatical ineptitude (it's usually called the "box set," which is what? A collection of boxes?). Subject of a hilarious Barenaked Ladies song.
The singer's bandmates worry about his recent behavior - and partying
The guitarist was surprised - and confused - by Steven Tylerâs appearance at his concert Tuesday night
Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry make the announcement during a surprise appearance in New York
Guitar player Joe Perry says the band members are "positively looking for a new singer to work with"
Rumors swirl that the Aerosmith frontman has quit the band to focus on a solo career
The groups, along with the Red Hot Chili Peppers and LL Cool J, are tapped as possible inductees
The fourth quarter of 2009 for the music and video game industries is shaping up to be all about the Beatles. And both could use some "Help!"
CNN's Eunice Yoon and Kevin Voigt talk about why the Beatles mean so much to the music industry.
"Number nine. Number nine. Number nine."
If there's anything the tech community likes more than a special media event from Apple, it's the chance to speculate about one.
Remastered versions of the Beatles catalogue will be released on Wednesday, giving listeners what the remaining members of "The Fab Four" say is the closest reproduction ever of how their music sounded in the studio.
Film-maker Bob Smeaton tells CNN's Peter Wilkinson about the mini-documentaries that are on the remastered Beatles albums.
Kate Hudson's ex, Black Crowes rocker Chris Robinson, is going to be a dad again, a representative for the band confirmed in a statement Tuesday.
British police are reviewing the death of Rolling Stones founder Brian Jones, 40 years after the hard-living rocker was found dead in a swimming pool.
Michael Vick made his Eagles debut at Lincoln Financial Field on Thursday night during the Eagles' 33-32 win. While he only participated in six plays, all in the first half, we did get a glimpse of what he might become this season. Here are 10 key things we learned.
For his new film, Ang Lee is "Taking Woodstock." Take a look at what the cast has to say.
A modest movie pinned to a generational landmark, the latest curve ball from "Brokeback Mountain" director Ang Lee is a gentle coming-of-age, coming-out comedy set against the epochal music festival.
Grace Slick: From Woodstock to paint stock. The Jefferson Airplane singer shares her artwork with CNN's Denise Quan.
When we set out to produce a series of Woodstock 40th-anniversary pieces, somebody asked, "Whatever happened to Grace Slick?"
For most rockers and aging hippies the 40th anniversary of Woodstock this weekend will mark a happy occasion.
Aerosmith announced the cancellation of the remainder of its summer tour Thursday, more than a week after the band's lead singer tumbled off stage in South Dakota.
Mystery surrounds the 61-year-old rocker's condition after falling off the stage at a concert
From Woodstock and a man on the moon to the Manson murders and the Stonewall riots, the summer of 1969 was a tumultuous and eventful time. Listed below are a few of the historic and memorable moments from that summer.
Elvis Presley. Marilyn Monroe. Jim Morrison.
Music manager Allen Klein, whose clients included the Rolling Stones and the Beatles, died Saturday after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease, his publicist said. Klein was 77.
It's a funky and fun celebration Saturday for the guitarist and Janie Liszewski
I was a high school student in 1983, when the video for "Thriller" was released, getting plenty of air time on MTV. By then, the network's "M" could just as easily have stood for Michael. It was an event.
Some of Michael Jackson's triumphant music career was overshadowed by legal woes and personal problems.
Ventures lead guitarist Bob Bogle, whose fretwork on such instrumental hits such as "Walk -- Don't Run" and "Hawaii Five-O" influenced countless bands, died Sunday in Vancouver, Washington.
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr unveil "The Beatles: Rock Band."
They've revolutionized music for nearly five decades. Now, some of the Beatles songs are about to hit video-game consoles.
Those extra service fees tacked on to concert ticket prices -- long a source of grumbling by ticket buyers -- will disappear for millions of seats sold by the largest U.S. concert promoter this summer.
There's a bit of a trend brewing this summer concert season -- put together a couple of big-name acts for a nationwide tour, then record a song together to promote the event.
It has fed the dreams of millions of air guitarists, headbangers and rocker wannabes. It has exposed a new generation of fans to classic rock and metal while helping the slumping record industry boost sales.
Sometimes you're up, sometimes, you're down. Who has had a good week, and who has had a shocker?
What are the greatest hits' greatest hits?
Toby Lightman has something going for her that most of today's pop divas can't quite lay claim to: She can write.
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