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Paul McCartney talks Egypt Station, John Lennon’s role in The Beatles’ breakup, and more in Howard Stern interview

Later this week, Sir Paul McCartney celebrates the unveiling of Egypt Station, his seventeenth (!) solo album. In the lead-up to the big release day, the former Beatle guested on Howard Stern’s SiriusXM radio show this afternoon. As Variety reports, over the course of their lengthy, 90-minute chat, McCartney talked about The Beatles’ early days

Cleveland DJ Recalls Chats with John Lennon, Brian Wilson

In the heyday of FM radio, Cleveland’s WMMS was among the most influential stations in the country, obtaining exclusive tracks from major bands like Fleetwood Mac and championing up-and-coming artists like Bruce Springsteen and David Bowie. WMMS, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, also got interviews with some of the legendary performers in rock

John Lydon to voice a power hungry mutant pig in new Ninja Turtles series

John Lydon has himself a new gig, and it’s not what you might expect. The Sex Pistols and Public Image LTD. leader has been cast to voice Meat Sweats, a “power hungry mutant pig” villain in the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series, Rise Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The inaugural 26-episode season

John Fogerty and ZZ Top Kick Off 'Blues and Bayous' Tour: Set List

One of this year’s most eagerly awaited package tours began last night (May 25) when ZZ Top and John Fogerty opened up their Blues and Bayous Tour at the Borgata Spa & Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. Fogerty and his band performed 24 songs. Although the set list (see below) weighed heavily on his Creedence

Billy Gibbons Talks John Fogerty Collaboration, Next Solo Album

“I actually joined John in the studio, I guess it’s been three weeks ago,” Gibbons told hosts Mark Goodman and Alan Light. “We composed a song together and decided to lay it down. … Maybe we’ll have it wrapped up, probably in the next 24 hours.” Gibbons revealed the song’s title: “Holy Grail.” It may or

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea and Josh Klinghoffer cover John Frusciante solo song: Watch

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea and one-time guitarist John Frusciante have butted heads in the past, but the pair clearly have affection for each other. Just recently, for example, Flea and RHCP guitarist Josh Klinghoffer paid homage to the former member by covering one of his cuts at a recent event. (Ranking: Every Red Hot Chili

Mike Patton and John Zorn reunite for live collaborative performance: Watch

Faith No More frontman Mike Patton and legendary avant-garde composer John Zorn reunited onstage last Sunday for a special concert at The Chapel in San Francisco. Over the course of about 45 minutes, the pair performed a dynamic, improvisational set for a sold-out crowd. Some of the highlights included special guest Trey Spruance — Patton’s