Peter Buck didn’t get pleasure from R.E.M. success

Paras Griffin/WireImage While most musicians dream of becoming a huge success, R.E.M.’s Peter Buck says it’s not all it’s cracked up to be.  Louder Sound reports that in the latest Classic Rock magazine, Buck says the band’s huge success in the 1990s, thanks to songs like “Losing My Religion,” “Man on the Moon” and more, “took away some of the pleasure” …

All-star cover of Tom Petty’s ‘I Won’t Back Down’ raising money for good cause

Andrew Chin/Getty Images for ABA Tom Petty’s classic track “I Won’t Back Down” is being covered by an all-star group of musicians to raise money for a good cause.  The new version, which was approved by the Petty estate, features country star Blake Shelton on vocals, backed by The Eagles’ Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit on guitar and bass, and Guns N’ …