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Dave Grohl Doesn't Want to Replace Neil Peart in Rush

When Rolling Stone asked, hypothetically, what he would do if Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson called on him to replace Peart, Grohl responded, “I would say, ‘I’m not physically or musically capable, but thanks for the offer.’ Neil Peart, that’s a whole other animal, another species of drummer. I know the arrangements, but I’m like

U.S. Musicians' Median Income Is $21,300 Per Year

The median income for a U.S. musician is just $ 21,300 per year, according to a new survey. The Music Industry Research Association published a report built from 1,227 responses, which showed that 61 percent of artists had to rely on other work to cover their living expenses. Even with an upturn in industry profits, the

Yes Featuring Anderson, Rabin, Wakeman Announce 'Live at the Apollo'

The recording took place during the group’s sold-out show in Manchester, England, during last year’s tour and features classics from Yes’ seminal early ’70s albums — The Yes Album, Fragile and Close to the Edge — as well as songs from 1983’s 90125, when Trevor Rabin joined the group and helped steer them to their only No. 1

Vinnie Paul to Be Buried in a Kiss Kasket, Just Like Dimebag

Former Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul will be buried in a Kiss Kasket, following in a tradition begun by his bandmate and younger brother Dimebag Darrell. TMZ is reporting that Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley provided the custom casket, which was offered as a gift at the request of Vinnie Paul’s family. Dimebag Darrell was buried

Nicolas Cage goes on a bloody, revenge-fueled killing spree in trailer for Mandy: Watch

It’s always dispiriting to see Nicolas Cage in another straight-to-Redbox movie. While the actor/cult hero’s recent woes have been fairly well-documented, there are few performers of this generation (or even the last one) who bring the committed tenacity to a performance that Cage does at his best. Sure, sometimes he goes too far over the

Of course, Donald Trump thinks David Lynch actually supports him

Nothing gets past Donald Trump. No less than 24 hours after he trashed Jimmy Fallon, our brilliant Commander in Chief has gone ahead and foolishly endorsed David Lynch’s recent comments about his presidency, sharing a recent misguided report by Breitbart on his Twitter account. Of course, seeing how Breitbart loves to withhold key facts and

82 Rock Stars Who Have Famous Kids

As a particular classic rock song has noted, the kids are alright. In the gallery below, you’ll see what the children of many of our favorite musicians have followed their own creative pursuits. In many of the cases, their children have tried their hands at music. While some of them have gone on to great fame, like