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Neil Young and Promise of the Real Kick Off Fall Tour Dates This Weekend...

Credit: Jay BlakesbergNeil Young launches a series of fall U.S. concerts this Friday and Saturday with shows in Telluride, Colorado, marking the first time he's ever played in the city. The folk-rock legend...

Don Henley Takes Part in Opening of New Walden Pond Visitor Center

Courtesy of Walden Woods ProjectThe Eagles' Don Henley was in Concord, Massachusetts, on Tuesday to participate in the opening ceremony for a new Visitor Center at Walden Pond, the historic nature sanctuary immortalized by...

The Band’s “Last Waltz” Concert to Be Celebrated with 40th Anniversary Audio and Video...

RhinoThis November marks the 40th anniversary of The Band's star-studded farewell concert, The Last Waltz, and to commemorate the milestone, four special releases featuring audio and video footage from the show will hit stores...

Metallica to Headline Lollapalooza South America Festivals

Credit: Ross HalfinMetallica will headline the next year's trio of South American Lollapaloozas, held in Brazil, Argentina and Chile. Other artists playing Lollapalooza South America include Duran Duran, Rancid, The Strokes and Cage the Elephant,...

New David Bowie Singles Compilation, “Legacy,” Due Out in November

Legacy RecordingsDavid Bowie may be gone, but his legacy will live on, thanks to his music. And now, a new Bowie compilation titled Legacy, gathering the influential singer's best-loved singles, will be released on...

Tom Petty Is the 2017 MusiCares Person of the Year

Credit: Neal PrestonTom Petty has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and next he'll receive another prestigious honor, when he's recognized as...

Sing for the Steelers: Styx Performing National Anthem at Pittsburgh’s Home Game This Sunday

Credit: Rick DiamondStyx has enjoyed a long relationship with the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the veteran rockers will continue that partnership this Sunday, October 2, when they perform the national anthem prior at...

Robert Plant Joins US Tour that Seeks to Raise Awareness of Refugee Crisis

Credit: Ed MilesLed Zeppelin singer Robert Plant has announced that he will take part in the upcoming Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees tour, an 11-city U.S. fall trek that will help raise awareness about...

The Pretenders Make a “Holy Commotion” with New Video

Credit: Jill FurmanovskyThe Pretenders have unveiled an official video for "Holy Commotion," a new song that will be featured on the band's forthcoming album, Alone. The partly animated clip stars frontwoman Chrissie Hynde and...

New Rolling Stones Concert Film “Havana Moon” Coming Out on DVD & Blu-ray in...

Eagle Rock EntertainmentHavana Moon, the new concert film documenting The Rolling Stones' historic free show in Havana, Cuba, that took place this past March, debuted recently as a one-night-only screening event in...

Metallica Bassist Cliff Burton Died 30 Years Ago Today

Krasner/Trebitz /RedfernsToday marks the 30th anniversary of Metallica bassist Cliff Burton's death. September 27, 1986, Burton was killed in a freak bus accident in Sweden while the band was touring Europe in...

Bob Dylan Releasing 36-CD Box Set Focusing on His Historic 1966 Tour in November

PRNewsFoto/Columbia Records/Legacy RecordingsCall it "Highway '66 Revisited"! A gargantuan box set featuring every known live recording from Bob Dylan's historic 1966 world tour will be released on November 11. Bob Dylan: The 1966 Live...

Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart Releasing Expanded Edition of Grammy-Winning 1991 Album “Planet Drum”

PRNewsFoto/UMeThis month marks the 25th anniversary of the release of longtime Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart's acclaimed 1991 collaborative album Planet Drum, and the milestone will be celebrated with an expanded reissue of the...

Elton John to Co-Host London Theater Awards Ceremony

ABC/Randy HolmesElton John is no stranger to the London theater world, having written music for West End shows like Billy Elliot, and now he'll be helping honor some of theater's best when he co-hosts...

Spirit in the Write: Bruce Springsteen’s Autobiography, “Born to Run,” Arrives Today

Simon & SchusterBruce Springsteen fans will get to read the New Jersey rock legend's life story in his own words starting today, when the Boss' memoir, Born to Run, gets its release. The...

The Who’s Roger Daltrey Auctioning Collection of Rare 19th Century Mechanical Figures

ABC/Richard CartwrightWho singer Roger Daltrey and his wife, Heather, are preparing to sell an assortment of unique 19th century collectibles at an auction taking place this week in Edinburgh, Scotland. The ...

Ex-Yes Singer Jon Anderson Releases Digital Soundtrack to 2005 DVD “Tour of the Universe”

Credit: Robin KauffmanFounding Yes frontman Jon Anderson recently released an audio soundtrack to his 2005 debut solo DVD Tour of the Universe as a digital download. The albums features performances from the live ...

Metallica Premieres New Track, “Moth Into Flame”

Blackened RecordingsMetallica has unleashed a new track called "Moth Into Flame." You can listen to the riff-heavy track, and watch the accompanying video, now via Metallica.com. "Moth Into Flame" will appear on Metallica's...

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Eats 20 Pancakes a Day for Drumming Fuel

Credit: Ross HalfinThe members of Metallica aren't the young men they once were in the '80s. With the hard-hitting music that they play, keeping up the pace can be difficult. Luckily, drummer...

Bruce Springsteen Reveals His Favorite Songs to “The Late Show’s” Stephen Colbert

Scott Kowalchyk/CBS Stephen Colbert welcomed Bruce Springsteen to The Late Show on Friday to plug his autobiography, Born to Run, and its companion album, Chapter and Verse. The legendary rocker also revealed his top...

Jimmy Page & Joe Elliott to Appear at 2016 “Classic Rock” Roll of Honour...

Sean tSabhasaigh/WireImage; Brill/ullstein bild via Getty ImagesLed Zeppelin's Jimmy Page and Def Leppard's Joe Elliott have joined the lineup of the 2016 edition of the Classic Rock Roll of Honour ceremony, which for the...

Beach Boy Mike Love Taking Part in Free Q&A, Performance and Book Signing at...

Credit: Udo SpreitzenbarthBeach Boys fans will get the chance to have some fun, fun, fun with Mike Love this Wednesday in Cleveland, as the singer will be taking part in a free Q&A session,...

The Concert Across America to End Gun Violence Takes Place Sunday

Courtesy of Concert Across AmericaOn Sunday, 350 musical events will take place across the country as part of a campaign called The Concert Across America to End Gun Violence. New York's Beacon...

Here We Are Now: Nirvana’s “Nevermind” Turns 25

Paul Bergen/RedfernsNirvana's Nevermind celebrates its 25th anniversary today, September 24. The iconic band's sophomore album is considered a landmark of the '90s grunge and alternative scene, as well as one of...

Watch Metallica, Eddie Vedder & More Perform at Global Citizen Festival on Saturday

Credit: Ross HalfinThe Global Citizen Festival returns to New York City's Central Park tomorrow, September 24. If you can't make it out to the event, you can still watch the festivities all...

Bruce Springsteen on Donald Trump: “The Republic Is Under Siege by a Moron”

Credit: Henry Ruggeri, Milan, Italy, July 3, 2016While Bruce Springsteen has traditionally been a vocal supporter of Democratic presidential candidates over the years, he's been relatively quiet with regard to the current...

Bruce Springsteen’s “Chapter and Verse” Compilation Available Today

PRNewsFoto/Columbia RecordsBruce Springsteen's Chapter and Verse album, the "audio companion" to the rock legend's soon-to-be-published memoir, Born to Run, was released today, coinciding with the Boss' 67th birthday. The career-spanning, 18-track collection...

Temple of the Dog Shares Alternate Mix of “Say Hello 2 Heaven”

ABC/Randy HolmesTemple of the Dog has premiered an alternate mix of its single "Say Hello 2 Heaven," which will appear on the forthcoming 25th anniversary reissue of the grunge supergroup's self-titled debut ...

Eric Burdon Set to Roam the US with Latest Herd of Animals

Credit: Marianna BurdonEric Burdon and the Animals kick off a series of fall U.S. tour dates this Saturday in Stateline, Nevada. The British blues-rock legend recently assembled a new Animals lineup that...

Keith Richards’ Three-Night UK Television Takeover Begins Friday Evening

Credit: Mark SeligerThis weekend, Rolling Stones fans in the U.K. will be treated to a unique television event, as Keith Richards will host and curate a three-night programming block on the BBC Four channel....

Ringo Starr Records New Anthem in Support of the UN’s International Day of Peace

Credit: Rob ShanahanRingo Starr has teamed up with a variety of musicians to record a new anthem called "Now the Time Has Come" in commemoration of the United Nations' International Day of...

J. Geils Band Founder John Geils Arrested for Allegedly Driving Drunk

Concord Police Dept.Founding J. Geils Band guitarist John Geils was arrested Tuesday afternoon in the Boston suburb of Concord, Massachusetts, for allegedly driving drunk. Concord police tell ABC News that the 70-year-old...

Classic Albums by Rush, Neil Young, The Band Up for Special Canadian Music Award

Mercury; Reprise; CapitolThe Polaris Music Prize, established in 2006, annually honors albums by Canadian artists based on artistic merit rather than sales. But what about all those great Canadian albums that came out before...

The Eagles’ Timothy B. Schmit Says New Solo Album Is About “Trying to Live...

Benowen RecordsLongtime Eagles bassist Timothy B. Schmit's latest solo album, Leap of Faith, flies into stores this Friday, September 23. Schmit tells ABC Radio that he considers the record "a sister album"...

Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Gary Rossington and Wife to Release New Collaborative Album in November

Credit: Travis ShinnLynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington has teamed up with his wife, longtime Skynyrd backing vocalist Dale Krantz-Rossington, on a new blues- and soul-influenced album titled Take It on Faith that will hit...

Has Frank Zappa’s House Been Bought by Lady Gaga?

Lynn Goldsmith/Corbis/VCG via Getty ImagesThe one-time home of one of rock music's greatest nonconformists apparently has been purchased by one of pop music's greatest nonconformists. Variety reports that the Hollywood Hills home of...

Commemorative Plaque Unveiled at David Bowie’s Former Berlin Residence Has Been Destroyed

Courtesy of KPM BerlinA recently erected plaque honoring the site where David Bowie lived in Berlin from 1976 to 1978 has been destroyed. German newspaper BZ reports that pieces of the commemorative marker were...

Metallica Schedules “Tonight Show” Appearance for Next Week

Credit: Ross HalfinMetallica will perform on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon next Thursday, September 29. The metal legends will be promoting their forthcoming album, Hardwired...to Self-Destruct, which will be released on November 18. The...

Giant John Lennon Painting to Be Erected in NYC’s Central Park Today

Michael Putland/Getty ImagesToday, September 21, is the United Nations' annual International Day of Peace, and one artist plans to celebrate it by erecting an enormous painting of John Lennon in New York...

Greg Lake Says New ELP Reissues “Represent the Band’s History in the Best Possible...

BMGEmerson, Lake & Palmer has launched a reissue campaign that eventually will see the release of remastered versions of all of the influential prog-rock band's albums. The initiative's first installment, which...

Faithfully: Journey’s Jonathan Cain to Release Christian Rock Album in October

Courtesy of KAIROS CompanyLongtime Journey keyboardist Jonathan Cain has embraced Christianity with open arms, and he celebrates his faith on a new solo album called What God Wants to Hear, which will be released...

AC/DC Bassist Cliff Williams on Plans to Retire from Touring: “It’s Time for Me...

Gary Miller/Getty ImagesWith AC/DC set to wrap up its Rock or Bust World Tour tonight in Philadelphia, the band has posted on YouTube a video message from longtime bassist Cliff Williams in which he...

Elton John on Making Albums: “It’s Someone Else’s Turn Now”

ABC/Randy HolmesBack in February, Elton John came out with a well-reviewed album called Wonderful Crazy Night.  But based on interview that aired this week, it may very well end up being his final album. Speaking...

Sting to Be Named an “Icon” at London Awards Show Next Month

Eric Ryan AndersonSting is definitely an iconic musician, which is why he's going to be named BMI Icon at this year's BMI London Awards, scheduled for October 10 in the U.K. capital.  BMI, a performing...

Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page Says He Expects to Debut New Musical Project in 2017

George Pimentel/WireImageLed Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page recently has been busy promoting the band's just-released archival collection The Complete BBC Sessions, an expanded version of 1997's BBC Sessions compilation, but the rock legend says he...

Neil Young Debuts New Song, “Indian Givers,” Protesting Midwestern Oil Pipeline

Credit: Julie GarnerNeil Young is well-known for embracing a variety of environmental causes, and the folk-rock legend has shown his support for another one in a brand-new protest song called "Indian Givers"...

Rush’s Lee and Lifeson Attend Opening of Toronto Park Named After Them; Band Honored...

Andrew MacNaughtan/Anthem/Roadrunner RecordsRush's Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson were back in the limelight over the weekend when their band was honored in the two musicians' hometown of Toronto with the key to the...

Jeff Lynne’s ELO Brings the Hits (and Lasers) to New York’s Radio City Music...

Ian Gavan/Getty ImagesELO wrapped up a triumphant five-date American tour Sunday night at New York's Radio City Music Hall with a hit-filled setlist, stunning visuals and lots of lasers. Billed as Jeff...

Kevin James on Playing “Miami 2017” with Billy Joel

Kevin Mazur/WireImageActor Kevin James and Billy Joel are both from Long Island, New York, and they're pals: Kevin even appeared on stage with Billy twice last year. On Monday's Live with Kelly, James told Kelly Ripa and her...

New Beatles Documentary to Be Released on DVD and Blu-ray in November

Polygram Entertainment and CapitolThe new Ron Howard-directed Beatles documentary, The Beatles: Eight Days a Week -- The Touring Years, premiered in theaters and on Hulu last week, but come November 18, you'll be able...
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