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TOM PETTY: Pushes Up a Number-One Flower

Tom Petty has sprouted up a number-one album from the grave as Wildflowers & All the Rest, a reissue of his 1994 album with loads of extras, sits atop Billboard‘s Top Rock Albums chart. This latest success is based on the sale of 44,000 equivalent album units (38,000 downloads and physical sales, and 6.000 streams) and gives Petty his sixth number-one album…read more »

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AC/DC Full Video

AC/DC have premiered the video for “Shot in the Dark,” the first single off their forthcoming album, PWR/UP. Like most of their videos, it’s a performance clip. PWR/UP will be out on November 13th.read more »

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Panamoid?

Eddie Van Halen is gone just over two weeks and in that time both Steve Perry and Sebastian Bach say they were considered for Van Halen — Perry in place of David Lee Roth, and Bach after Sammy Hagar was shown the door. Now Ozzy Osbourne says he was also asked … or was he?…read more »

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VAN HALEN: What Could Have Been and What Might Be

Two days after the death of Eddie Van Halen, the band’s manager, Irving Azoff, hints at the possibility of unreleased recordings. He tells concert industry publication Pollstar, “Wolf [Eddie’s son] and Alex [Van Halen] will go up to 5150, the studio in Ed’s house… Here’s been a lot of recording over the years. I can’t…read more »

tom petty

TOM PETTY: Pushes Up a Number-One Flower

Tom Petty has sprouted up a number-one album from the grave as Wildflowers & All the Rest, a reissue of his 1994 album with loads of extras, sits atop Billboard‘s Top Rock Albums chart. This latest success is based on the sale of 44,000 equivalent album units (38,000 downloads and physical sales, and 6.000 streams) and gives Petty his sixth number-one album…read more »