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Day: May 29, 2014

Ross HalfinIt’s official: Metallica‘s self-titled album — known by almost everyone as The Black Album — has sold 16 million copies.

When we last checked in at the end of March, the 1991 album had moved approximately 15,971,000 units. According to Billboard, Metallica was selling 2,000-3,000 copies of The Black Album per week at that time, and should therefore have hit the 16 million mark sometime in June or July.

Sweet 16 is here a little early.

Here are some interesting facts about The Black Album:

— It’s the vehicle for some of Metallica’s biggest hits, including “Nothing Else Matters,” …read more

Ross HalfinIt’s official: Metallica‘s self-titled album — known by almost everyone as The Black Album — has sold 16 million copies.

When we last checked in at the end of March, the 1991 album had moved approximately 15,971,000 units. According to Billboard, Metallica was selling 2,000-3,000 copies of The Black Album per week at that time, and should therefore have hit the 16 million mark sometime in June or July.

Sweet 16 is here a little early.

Here are some interesting facts about The Black Album:

— It’s the vehicle for some of Metallica’s biggest hits, including “Nothing Else Matters,” …read more

Hear MusicJohn Mellencamp will release his 22nd studio album, Plain Spoken, sometime in the fall. The album, which follows 2010’s No Better than This, is part of a brand-new lifetime contract that the singer/songwriter has signed with Republic Records.

A press statement from the label describes Plain Spoken as “a stunningly elegant and soul-searching gem.”

“Not only has he served as an ambassador of social consciousness in America, but he has also provided the soundtrack of a generation,” Republic Records co-founder Monte Lipman says of Mellencamp. “We’re thrilled to be working with John Mellencamp as …read more

Brian Lowe/KISS Catalog LTDThere’s no “first class” in the war of words between Modern Family‘s Eric Stonestreet and Gene Simmons of KISS.

Simmons and KISS bandmate Paul Stanley were booked on the same Wednesday morning flight to Kansas City as Stonestreet’s mom. That’s when the trouble began. Stonestreet wrote Wednesday in an Instagram post that the two KISS members “tried to bully my mom out of her seat” and called her “Aunt Bee” — each of which he called a “d*ck move.” Stonestreet further writes when his mom refused to move, Simmons told her, “It’s okay, I …read more

ESCANABA, MI – 5/29/2014 –The Symetra Tour, the developmental tour used by the LPGA will be making its way to the U.P. on June 27, 28, & 29.  Branded “The Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass” the tournament will feature many golfers who are trying to earn their way on to the LPGA tour.  One such […]

Chipster PRThe majority of the band’s members might be over 60, but that doesn’t mean Judas Priest will be staying home after its new album, Redeemer of Souls, is released in July. Singer Rob Halford tells ABC News Radio, “I’m sure we’ll be going” on tour. The singer adds, “We’re excited about going out and playing some live shows. When you’re in a recording studio and you’re putting the tracks down, you instinctively feel, ‘Oh, man, I can’t wait to blast out Redeemer of Souls on stage.'”

But before that can happen, there’s some …read more

Photo: Steve ErleIt’s no secret that Steven Tyler is a bit of a space cadet, but did you know that he also a huge fan of Star Trek? In a new interview with U.K. music mag Q, the Aerosmith frontman talks about his passion for the popular intergalactic TV and movie series, as well as his interest in science fiction in general.

“I loved the last Star Trek film,” Tyler admits. “I’m a big, big, big freak of sci-fi.”

The singer also notes that our lives today probably would seem like science fiction to people …read more

Tommaso Boddi/WireImageThis past Sunday, people who attended a concert by the modern-rock act Eels at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, got to witness a historic moment in rock history when ex-Journey singer Steve Perry jumped on stage to belt out a few songs with the group. Now, Eels frontman Mark Oliver Everett, aka “E,” has shared details about Perry was coaxed into giving his first public performance in almost 20 years.

Everett tells Billboard that the surprise appearance came about because he and his band mates have been good friends with Perry for about …read more