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    While the first rock song she ever memorized was "Bohemian Rhapsody" at age six, Erica credits AC/DC as the band that made her the rock and roll chick her friends and family know and love today. It should also be noted that the first man she ever loved was Jack Daniels and that she'll never be your beast of burden.

 

Lzzy Hale’s Nod to Tom Keifer On Halestorm’s New Album Cover

It’s no secret that Lzzy Hale is a big fan of Cinderella’s Tom Keifer. Over the years, the two have become friends, and in honor of his influence and support of Halestorm, Hale included a piece of Keifer on the cover on Into The Wild Life. Read more...

More Reasons Why This Might Be Rush’s Last Tour

Rush’s R40 tour is well underway, and while it was revealed that Neil Peart’s “chronic tendonitis” is one reason this might be the band’s last big tour, Geddy Lee revealed another reason in a recent interview. Read more...

Perry Farrell Didn’t Think Too Highly Of Metallica In The Past

In the lead up to Lollapalooza, Perry Farrell has been giving a number of different interviews, but in his most recent chat with 'Rolling Stone,' he offered up some very interesting thoughts on one of this year’s headliners, Metallica. Read more...

Royal Blood, Manson Added To ‘Guitar Hero Live’

The song lineup for 'Guitar Hero Live' is really starting to shape up nicely. Read more...

Foo Fighters Bid Farwell To Letterman

When it was revealed the Foo Fighters would be David Letterman’s final musical act on CBS’s Late Show, it was pretty safe to assume they would perform “Everlong,” which Letterman revealed was his favorite song when the band performed on his first show back from open-heart surgery in 2000… Read more...

Duff McKagan, Lars Ulrich Talk ‘Montage Of Heck’

With the Kurt Cobain documentary Montage Of Heck debuting on HBO earlier this month, enough time has passed where some of his contemporaries have gotten around to watching the film, including two notable names: Duff McKagan and Lars Ulrich. Read more...

Top 5 Favorite Rock Performances on ‘Letterman’

As we all brace ourselves for David Letterman’s final show helming the desk at CBS’ Late Show, we can’t help but look back at some of the stellar musical performances that have occurred over the years. While there were countless incredible rock moments, here are five of our favorites: Read more...

Foo Fighters Performing On Final Letterman Show

Foo Fighters might be in the middle of the U.K. leg of their “Sonic Highways” world tour, but when David Letterman calls and wants you to be his final musical guest ever, you grab your passport and come back to the States. Read more...

WATCH: Green Day Played Secret Show at 924 Gilman Street

They say you should never forget where you came from. In the case of Green Day, they honored that sentiment recently when they played a special benefit show at 924 Gilman Street, a club in Berkely, Calif. where the now Rock and Roll Hall of Famers cut their teeth in their early beginnings. Read more...

Eddie Vedder Bids Farewell To Letterman With “Better Man”

David Letterman is really pulling out all the stops in his final episodes of CBS’s Late Show. Read more...