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Guns N’ Roses began NYC-area run at MSG, brought out Pink (videos, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Guns N’ Roses brought their current tour to the NYC-area last night (10/11) for their first of four shows here. Last night’s was one of three at Madison Square Garden, and during the encore, they brought Pink on stage to sing “Patience” with them. You can see video of that…

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Guns N’ Roses expand tour, add new MSG & Prudential Center dates

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

They also added dates in Connecticut, DC, Toronto, Nashville, LA and more, after playing an intimate show at NYC’s Apollo last night (pics, videos, setlist)…

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Marvel paying tribute to Nirvana, The Clash & more in Rock Variants comic series

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Marvel Comics has been paying tribute to classic rap albums for the last couple years with their Hip Hop Variants covers series, that mashed up Dr. Strange with Dr Dre, Spider-Man with 2 Pac, RZA with Nick Fury, and more. They’re doing again but this time with a few classic rock albums…

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watch Audioslave members play “Like A Stone,” Eddie Vedder cover Fugazi in tribute to Chris Cornell

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

More Chris Cornell tributes poured in over the weekend, around the time of his funeral, which was attended by members of Metallica, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Audioslave, Jane’s Addiction, and more.

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Guns N’ Roses announce more tour dates, including 2 MSG shows

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

GNR also added ZZ Top, Deftones, Sturgill Simpson, and more as openers for select shows on their summer tour.

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Badflower Continue Their Path of Rock Domination

Source: Rock On Philly

All images are taken by Lauren Silvestri

While Badflower may still be climbing the ranks of rock n’ roll stardom, the LA-based band already has created a diehard fan base in Philly. Their show last Thursday, May 4th at the Underground Arts Black Box was their third time playing the City of Brotherly Love, and a group of dedicated fans that has seen them play each time were ready to enjoy the infectious hooks and riffs once more. From the young fan who came with her father, to the older gentleman known affectionately around town as “Evil Pierre,” the ...

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How Appetite for Destruction Changed My Life

Source: Rock On Philly

2017 marks the 30th anniversary of the release of Appetite for Destruction, Guns n’ Roses debut album. While the album came out in July of 1987, it would be over a year before the album blew up the charts and became the best-selling debut album of all time.

The album was a watershed moment in rock music. Before grunge erased the significance of the 80’s hair metal craze, Guns n’ Roses sowed the seeds that allowed grunge to change the music landscape of the 90’s. Unlike most of the hair metal pop material (think Poison, Ratt, Bon Jovi, Cinderella),  ...

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Caveman tell us their 2016 ‘Top Ten List of Everything’ ++ watch their ‘CBS This Morning’ appearance

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Caveman sent us s year-end list and, not content to stick with music or other arts, offer up their Top Ten List of Everything, which includes people, places, bars, bands, their CBS This Morning appearance, and Guns n’ Roses.

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This Day in Music History: Elton John & Bernie Taupin sign their first contract, Alice in Chains release their self-titled album

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This Day in Music History: Elton John & Bernie Taupin sign their first contract, Alice in Chains release their self-titled album

1963 – The Beatles make their only two appearances ever in Ireland, playing at the Adelphi Cinema in Dublin. The group hooks up with screenwriter Alun Owen, who has been appointed to write the screenplay for their as-yet-untitled first motion picture. Owen spends three days with them, observing their hectic lifestyle.

1959 – Smokey Robinson marries Claudette Rogers, a member of The Miracles and the eventual inspiration for his song “My Girl,” made famous by the Temptations. The two divorce in 1985.

1967 – Reg Dwight (Elton John) and his songwriting partner, Bernie Taupin, sign their first recording contract. As minors, their ...

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Bad Brains’ HR subject of new biography and documentary

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The book features interviews with HR and other Bad Brains members, plus members of Black Flag, Cro-Mags, Guns N’ Roses, Deftones, The Roots, Ian MacKaye, and more.

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This Day in Music History: The Rolling Stones release 12X5, Lynyrd Skynyrd releases Street Survivors

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This Day in Music History: The Rolling Stones release 12X5, Lynyrd Skynyrd releases Street Survivors

1919 – The Radio Corporation of America, soon to be simply known as RCA, is founded by General Electric.

1960 – Dion & The Belmonts breakup becomes official when it is reported in Billboard magazine.

1962 – The Beatles make their very first television appearance anywhere when part of their afternoon show at the Cavern in Liverpool is broadcast live on Granada television’s People And Places. The band performs two songs: “Some Other Guy” and “Love Me Do.”

1963 – The Beatles record “I Want To Hold Your Hand” and the first of their “Christmas Records,” spoken word greetings ...

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Barneys selling $265 Black Flag t-shirts; $225 Joy Division, Black Sabbath, The Cure & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Nothing says punk like two-hundred-plus dollar luxury t-shirts, right?

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This Day in Music History: The Concert for Bangladesh is held, MTV debuts

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This Day in Music History: The Concert for Bangladesh is held, MTV debuts

1942 – In response to what it sees as a threat from a new fad, phonograph records, the American Federation of Musicians goes on a recording strike (but not live gigs).

1958 – With his contract up at Sun Records, Johnny Cash leaves Memphis, moves to Los Angeles, and signs with Columbia Records.

1960 – Aretha Franklin makes her first secular recordings, which include “Today I Sing the Blues.”

1963 – Beatles Monthly magazine debuts. It will continue for six years.

1964 – A brand new group called “The Steampacket,” featuring lead vocals by Rod Stewart, opens for the Rolling ...

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Guns N’ Roses played Metlife Stadium (pics, review, setlist), do it again tonight

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Last night, Guns N’ Roses made their first of two NYC-area stops on their Not In This Lifetime tour at Metlife Stadium, and I made the hour and forty minute commute from Brooklyn to New Jersey to witness it…

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Best Weekend Ever: Classic Rock and Classic Rap!

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Photography: Brittany Salerno

This week is full of excitement as huge names hit the town. There’s a variety of different genres for you to pick from, so there should be something for everyone this weekend! Hot days are in the forecast, so make sure to stay hydrated!

Thursday 7/14:

Guns N’ Roses at Lincoln Financial Field. Axl Rose has been keeping busy at being the sub-in lead vocal for AC/DC while Brian Johnson recovers. It’s finally Philly’s turn to see Guns N’ Roses come to life. For 3 decades, these rockers have been helping us rock out. Get tickets here ...

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Wolfmother touring, playing NYC after opening for Guns N’ Roses in PA

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Stoner rockers Wolfmother (whose only original member is frontman Andrew Stockdale) released their fourth album Victorious earlier this year, and they’re continuing to tour in support of it. They open the Guns N’ Roses tour tonight (7/12) in Pittsburgh and Thursday (7/14) in Philly, with headlining dates to follow…

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AC/DC offering refunds if you don’t want to see Axl Rose as their singer

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As you may have heard, Axl Rose is going to be filling in for Brian Johnson on the rest of AC/DC‘s tour and many fans are not happy about this. You may have assumed this, but AC/DC is offering refunds for anyone who does not want to see this version of the band…

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This Day in Music History: Chicago releases their debut album, the iTunes Music Store opens

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This Day in Music History: Chicago releases their debut album, the iTunes Music Store opens

1963 – Nineteen-year-old Andrew Loog Oldham, who had done some PR work for The Beatles, checks out The Rollin’ Stones at a show in Richmond, England. He becomes their manager shortly thereafter and makes them add the “g” to Rollin’.

1964 – Elvis Presley releases Viva Las Vegas.

1964 – The Beatles record the TV special Around The Beatles at Wembley studios in England. In addition to songs, they perform Act V Scene 1 of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Nights Dream. John plays the female role of Thisbe, Paul plays Pyramus, George acts as Moonshine, and Ringo as Lion. ...

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Guns N’ Roses add a NJ show & more dates, played ‘Used to Love Her’ @ Coachella Week 2 (video, setlist, pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

I used to love her, but I had to kill her (hopefully they’ll play that again at BOTH Metlife Stadium shows)

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