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Cheap Trick Countersues Bun E. Carlos, Claim They Owe Him Nothing

Cheap Trick have filed a countersuit against their drummer Bun E. Carlos. This comes more than a month after Carlos filed a suit against the band claiming they owe him thousands of dollars. In court papers […]

09/05/2013

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Cheap Trick Drummer Bun E. Carlos Sues Bandmates For Thousands Of Dollars

Though Carlos stopped touring with the band back in 2010, the lawsuit claims that according to an agreement all four members signed he is still considered a full-time member of Cheap Trick and is entitled to money made by the band. This includes “all remuneration that would have been paid to him had he fully performed at all of the live performances,” according to court documents.

07/24/2013

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Cheap Trick Sues Canadian Festival for $1 Million After 2011 Stage Collapse

Though they’re called Cheap Trick, the band is filing an expensive lawsuit against the Ottawa Bluesfest after a stage collapse during their July 2011 performance. The million-dollar suit comes two years after high winds ripped […]

07/11/2013

Dave Grohl & Paul McCartney together at the 12-12-12 Concert. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Dave Grohl’s Classic Rock Credentials

Considering he gets to hang with his idols all day, Dave Grohl has a pretty cool life. Most recently, he’s been playing shows with his Sound City Players, featuring Stevie Nicks, John Fogerty, Cheap Trick‘s Rick Nielsen and Rick Springfield. His documentary, Sound City, features […]

03/14/2013

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Dave Grohl’s ‘Sound City Players’ To Include Nicks, Fogerty, Nielsen… And Rick Springfield!

The Sundance Film Festival is about to be rocked.  As previously reported, Dave Grohl‘s Sound City film, a documentary about the storied L.A. studio, will make its public premiere at the annual festival. In addition, […]

01/10/2013

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Aerosmith Extend “Global Warming Tour”

Aerosmith were trying out some new songs over the summer, including “Oh Yeah” and “Legendary Child.” Both songs are on their next album, Music From Another Dimension, which comes out November 6, two days before the tour kicks off. (“Legendary Child” is currently available on iTunes, as are new tunes “What Could Have Been Love” and “Love Her A Lot”).

09/19/2012

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Did You Know: “I Want You To Want Me” By Cheap Trick

Listen for [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Cheap Trick[/lastfm]‘s “I Want You To Want Me” on ‘Tickets @ 2′ for a chance tow win tickets to see the phenomenon “Riverdance” at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa […]

10/19/2011

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Cheap Trick Almost Crushed By Frightening Stage Collapse During Ottawa Bluesfest

During their set at the Ottawa Bluesfest in Canada, rock group [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Cheap Trick[/lastfm] narrowly escaped at scary stage collapse caused by strong winds from an approaching storm. [photogallerylink id=41425 align=left] Luckily, nobody in the […]

07/18/2011

Cinco De Mayo Music Remix: Cheap Trick Mashes Up “Surrender” With Mariachi Band

Looking for a new jam to help ring in the festivities of your Cinco De Mayo celebration? [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Cheap Trick[/lastfm] has revamped their classic ’70s hit “Surrender” by mashing up their rocking guitars with the […]

05/05/2011

Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall of Shame: Worst Rock Song Covers EVER!

The bubble-pop princess [lastfm]Britney Spears[/lastfm] was recently voted as having the worst-ever rock cover in history with her butcher of [lastfm]Joan Jett[/lastfm]‘s punk-rock anthem”I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll” according to NME readers. She wasn’t the only offender of […]

09/23/2010