The Record with Ken Tomczak

Pearl Jam Cover The Doobie Brothers In NYC (Video)

Pearl Jam performed at New York's Madison Square Garden on May 1 and they covered The Doobie Brothers' 1976 classic "Takin' It To The Streets" during their set. Fan-filmed video of the performance can be seen below. (Photo by USA Today)
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Go Behind The Scenes with Metallica on Record Store Day

Metallica have released behind the scenes "fly on the wall" footage of their April 16th Record Store Day performance at Rasputin Music in Berkely, CA. The footage (below) includes a loose, unplanned jam on the Diamond Head cover "Helpless" and a slamming version of "Jump In The Fire" as well as...
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Stones, McCartney, Who, Dylan, Waters, Young Confirm "Desert Trip" Festival

The speculation has turned into confirmation! The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, The Who, Rogers Waters, Bob Dylan and Neil Young will headline the once-in-a-lifetime "Desert Trip" concert on October 7, 8 and 9. Promoted by Coachella Festival organizers as "three nights of pure, honest, essential...
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Bad Company Release First Ever Live Album (Audio)

Bad Company: Live In Concert 1977 & 1979 is the first-ever official live album from Bad Company and the collection is in stores now. A live version of the song "Bad Company" can be heard below. The live album features the original band lineup of Paul Rodgers (vocals), Mick Ralphs (guitar),...
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FireHouse Announce 25th Anniversary Tour Dates

FireHouse burst onto the scene in 1990 with their self-titled debut album featuring the hits "Don't Treat Me Bad", "Love Of A Lifetime", "Shake & Tumble" and "All She Wrote". In 2016, the melodic hard rockers continue their 25th anniversary tour with a new batch of live shows. FireHouse is...
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Prince Approached Journey Before Releasing "Purple Rain"

Journey songwriter/keyboardist Jonathan Cain has revealed that Prince asked his band for permission to release "Purple Rain" because the late singer thought it sounded similar to Journey's song "Faithfully." Cain recalled going to Columbia Records' offices in Los Angeles in 1984 to take a call from...
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Led Zeppelin Could Settle "Stairway" Lawsuit For $1

Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page and Robert Plant could avoid the looming court case over the classic track "Stairway To Heaven" by paying a $1 settlement and giving a songwriting credit to late Spirit guitarist Randy California. The representatives of California's estate say that future earnings from the...
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Neil Young Announces New Album "Earth"

Neil Young's forthcoming album Earth pulls together songs from albums old and new, as well as a previously unreleased song "I Won't Quit." The album was recorded over the course of Young's 2015 tour and features performances that include his sons, Lukas Nelson and Micah Nelson. The tracks mainly...
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Guitar Shopping with Conan O'Brien and Slash (Video)

What do you do if you're Conan O'Brien and you're looking to buy a new guitar? The first thing you do is check out Craig's List and see what deals are out there. The second thing you do is call Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash and ask him to come along for the ride. Finally, you have to bring the...
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Blink-182 Are "Bored To Death" (Lyric Video)

"Bored To Death" is the title of the new Blink-182 single off their forthcoming California CD (in stores July 1) and a lyric video can now be seen below. Blink-182 will hit the road this summer with The All-American Rejects, All Time Low, A Day To Remember and DJ Spider. Fans can visit the Blink...
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