Robert Plant of the legendary Led Zeppelin will celebrate “Digging Deep: The Robert Plant Podcast” with the release of a special limited-edition seven-inch singles box set this fall.
Nirvana will release an expanded vinyl edition of “MTV Unplugged In New York” on November 1st to mark the project’s 25th anniversary. Recorded at Sony Music Studios on November 18, 1993 and first broadcast by MTV a few weeks later, the performance saw Nirvana deliver a 14-song set.
Original Foreigner singer Lou Gramm has had to pull out of some dates with his old band as a result of a recent illness requiring hospitalization. The band posted on their Facebook page saying that Gramm was “hospitalized at the Unity Hospital at Park Ridge in Rochester, N.Y. last week with a severe respiratory infection, dehydration and fatigue.”
Kiss’ Gene Simmons was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Hospital this week to have a stent inserted to remove kidney stones. The stent is designed to help Simmons expel the stones, and the device will be removed, along with any remaining stones, in about a week.
Metallica announced that they were cancelling Australian tour dates this past weekend, after it was revealed James Hetfield re-entered rehab. The band posted a statement online which read: “We are truly sorry to inform our fans and friends that we must postpone our upcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand.