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New Chickenfoot Album Scheduled for September 27 [VIDEO]

Confirming bassist Michael Anthony’s earlier report that work on the album was finished, Chickenfoot’s second studio set has been scheduled for a September 27 release.

The veteran supergroup — made up of Anthony, vocalist Sammy Hagar, guitarist Joe Satriani, and drummer Chad Smith — worked with producer Mike Fraser for the sessions, which produced songs such as ‘Last Temptation,’ ‘Something’s Gone Wrong,’ ‘Astral Years,’ and the lead single, ‘Bigfoot.’

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Nirvana Bandmates Reunite Behind Closed Doors

Take three former members of Nirvana, put them together on a stage with their instruments and a stack of amps, and what do you get? The rock ‘n’ roll reunion of the decade — albeit one that played only briefly, and for an audience of one.

It all happened when lead Foo Fighter and former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl invited his old compadre, bassist Krist Novoselic, to come out for a Foos show. During pre-concert rehearsals, as the two were warming up with Foo Fighters/ex-Nirvana guitarist Pat Smear, Grohl realized something special was about to happen.

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Bret Michaels Spooked By Visit From His Grandmother’s Ghost

Poison frontman Bret Michaels is currently on the road with Mötley Crüe and the New York Dolls, but he’s never too busy to make an appearance on a reality television show — not even ‘Celebrity Ghost Stories.’

The Biography Channel series, currently in its third season, recently welcomed Michaels for an interview session about his own experiences with the supernatural, which apparently include a pair of visits from the spirit of his deceased grandmother.

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U2 Plans Deluxe Reissues of ‘Achtung Baby’ and ‘Zooropa’

Believe it or not, it’s been 20 years since U2 released its landmark album ‘Achtung Baby’ — and the band is preparing to celebrate with a newly expanded version.

The band isn’t stopping its vault-purging there, either – Rolling Stone reports that there are also plans for a deluxe edition of U2′s ‘Achtung’ follow-up, ‘Zooropa,’ all part of a wider campaign that will see the songs repackaged in a number of formats.

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Buckcherry In Early Stages of Working on Sixth Studio Album

It was only last year that Buckcherry was rocking ‘All Night Long’ — but according to an interview the band recently conducted while in the UK for the 2011 Download Festival, they’re already at work on their next album.

“Things are coming along good, we’re having fun and we’ve got around five demos wrapped up but it’s still very early and we need to get everyone in a room and just jam,” said vocalist Josh Todd.

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AC/DC Gets Its Own ‘Monopoly’

Over the course of their nearly 40-year career, AC/DC has sold more than 200 million albums, scored three Top 40 hits and won a Grammy – and now they’re plunking their amps down on Park Place.

Yes, that’s right: AC/DC is joining the Rolling Stones and Metallica on the short list of bands who have earned the honor of having a special edition of Parker Brothers’ Monopoly named after them. The ‘AC/DC Collector’s Edition’ will go on sale in August.

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