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Van Halen’s Former Director of Security Looks Back on ‘Insane ‘Round-the-World Ride’

Discretion is definitely the better part of valor (not to mention job security) when you're part of the crew surrounding a band of young rock hedonists at their peak, and former Van Halen director of security Ed Anderson must have a million stories he he'll never tell. But that doesn't mean he won't share a little of what he's seen.

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Steven Tyler Say No to the Speedo!

Ewww! Ick! Blech!  That was my reaction to the video of Steven Tyler leading a drum circle in Hawaii.

First, he needs to seriously eat some food...

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Jason Merritt, Getty Images

Guns N’ Roses Offer First Clip from Upcoming 3-D Concert Film

Get ready for Guns N' Roses in 3-D! The forthcoming film 'Appetite For Democracy' will give fans exactly that, and the band has just released the first footage from the project.

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Dave Grohl Stevie Nicks
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Stevie Nicks, John Fogerty + More Join Dave Grohl Onstage at Sundance ‘Sound City’ Party

In what may have been the greatest night of live band karaoke the world has ever seen, Dave Grohl premiered his 'Sound City' documentary at the Sundance Film Festival on Friday (Jan. 18) in style.

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Metallica Unveil 3D Movie Title + Release Plans

Metallica fans have been patiently waiting, and today (Jan. 15) the band rewarded them with the news that their highly anticipated 3D concert movie will be titled 'Metallica Through the Never.' Plus, the group let it be known that the film will receive a theatrical release on Aug. 9.

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Sound City

Dave Grohl’s ‘Sound City’ Documentary to Hit Theaters on Jan. 31

After premiering at the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 18, Dave Grohl's 'Sound City' documentary will be released to theaters in cities across the country. The one-night-only event will take place in over 40 cities on Jan. 31, with additional one-night showings on Feb. 1, Feb. 7, Feb. 15, Feb. 20 and Feb. 22.

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Stevie Nicks
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Stevie Nicks Promises ‘Different’ Fleetwood Mac on Upcoming Tour

As Fleetwood Mac prepare to hit the road again this spring, singer Stevie Nicks doesn't believe they will suffer from the lack of chemistry that bogged down their 2009 tour. In a new interview, she admitted that the band has been known to phone it in, but they have a renewed sense of purpose towards the audience, and each other.

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Jon Anderson

Jon Anderson Still Working on Sequel to ‘Olias of Sunhillow’

Former Yes singer and front man Jon Anderson is taking his time with the upcoming sequel to his landmark first solo album, 'Olias of Sunhillow.' The project has so far been six years in the making, and in a new interview, the diminutive singer likens the work to a slow-baking cake. "It’s not ready yet," Anderson tells "I have all the ingredients but I haven’t put it in the oven yet."

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Tommy Thayer
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Kiss’ Tommy Thayer Says He Was Ace Frehley’s ‘Heir Apparent’

Tommy Thayer didn't officially take over as lead guitarist of Kiss until 2002, but in a recent interview he admits he was prepared to hop on stage in a moment's notice as early as 1998. Due to recurring problems with Ace Frehley, Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons made Thayer the "heir apparent."

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Led Zeppelin

Robert Plant Says Led Zeppelin Members Need to ‘Move On’

Led Zeppelin have had a big 30 days, including the release of 'Celebration Day' and being honored at the Kennedy Center Honors earlier this month. It doesn't seem likely the momentum will carry in 2013, however. During a recent interview with Charlie Rose on CBS singer Robert Plant explains he's looking for different creative endeavors.

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