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Conan tearfully says goodbye to Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band: Watch

Come January, Conan O’Brien will be slimming his TBS show down to 30 minutes, doing away with any musical guests. Apparently, part of that change now includes parting ways with his longtime house band, Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band. In a rather surprising turn of events, last night marked the end of the

Slash Says Most Fights in Bands Were Fueled by Cocaine

Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash argued that almost all fights that take place in any band are fueled by cocaine, and revealed that he’d lost and then found a “poignant” track he’d recorded with late Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington. In a discussion about the challenges of keeping a band lineup together – not least

Chris Hardwick denies sexual abuse allegations, says he was a victim of infidelity

Popular podcaster and TV host Chris Hardwick has been accused of psychological and sexual abuse by his former girlfriend, actress Chloe Dykstra. In a post published to medium on Friday, the 29-year-old Dykstra detailed her three-plus year relationship with Hardwick during which time she was constantly “snapped/yelled at” and sexually assaulted. As a result of his abuse, Dykstra said she

Joe Perry Says Aerosmith Are Planning a 50th Anniversary Tour

Aerosmith’s touring schedule is light for the rest of 2018, with only a headlining slot at this year’s New Orleans Jazz Fest on their calendar for now. But as guitarist Joe Perry said in a new interview, it’s all part of a plan to come back strong next year, when they mark their 50th anniversary. “I think,

Tony Banks Says Genesis Are Probably Done for Good: Exclusive Interview

Genesis had been dormant for a decade when Tony Banks, Phil Collins and Mike Rutherford staged a worldwide 2007 reunion tour. Before that, they hadn’t done any studio work with original singer Peter Gabriel since 1999, when Genesis re-recorded “The Carpet Crawlers” as a five-piece band. A variety of things – not least of which was Collins’

Tommy Lee Says His Son Punched Him

Earlier today, Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee posted a picture of himself with a swollen lip to his Instagram account. He says it was the work of his 21-year-old son, Brandon, the eldest of his two children with Pamela Anderson. “My heart is broken,” he wrote. “You can give your kids everything they could ever want

Quincy Was Right: Marlon Brando and Richard Pryor totally banged, says Pryor’s widow

Christ, legendary record producer Quincy Jones has been on a tear lately. Last week, he took aim at Taylor Swift and in a joyous Vulture interview today he criticized the Beatles as “no-playing motherfuckers.” But that wasn’t the only bomb he dropped in the Vulture interview, which saw him trashing U2’s current tunes, claiming he used to “date” Ivanka