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Foo Fighters Team Up With Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen for ‘Stiff Competition’ on ‘Letterman': Watch

Drummer Taylor Hawkins even came out from behind the kit to take the lead vocals — Dave Grohl filled in for him. Hawkins wore an all white suit, nonetheless. Hard to compete with that.

10/17/2014

Bun E. Carlos and Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick (animated for Radio.com by MB X. McClain)

Radio.com Minimation: Cheap Trick on Getting Cut from John Lennon’s ‘Double Fantasy’

Like most bands of their generation, the guys from Cheap Trick were huge Beatles fans. So it must have been a thrill when guitarist Rick Nielsen and drummer Bun E. Carlos were invited to play on a John Lennon album.

09/26/2014

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Boston & Cheap Trick Bring High-Intensity Hits To LA’s Fabulous Forum

It’s never too early in the week to rock out to some truly enduring classics, and that’s exactly what the audience did at last night when Boston brought their high-velocity hits to L.A.’s Fabulous Forum. […]

07/30/2014

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Photos: Boston & Cheap Trick At The Forum

Check out highlights from the Boston + Cheap Trick show at L.A.’s Fabulous Forum on 7/29/14!

07/30/2014

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The Los Angeles Summer 2014 Concert Guide For Classic Rock Acts

Check out our ultimate guide to which classic acts are rolling through SoCal this summer!

06/17/2014

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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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