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David Bowie honored with two Brit Awards

Credit: Jimmy KingAfter winning five posthumous honors earlier this month at the Grammy Awards, the late David Bowie has now come away with two trophies at the Brit Awards -- the U.K. equivalent...

Family and friends celebrate late Allman Brothers Band drummer Butch Trucks at private tribute...

Michael Tullberg/Getty ImagesOn Monday, family members and musical friends of Butch Trucks came together to salute the late Allman Brothers Band drummer at a private event held at the Cox Capitol Theatre in Macon,...

Foo Fighters launch “Obelisk Airlines” countdown clock

ABC/Fred WatkinsLooks like Foo Fighters are about to make a big announcement. The band has launched a countdown clock on its website that will expire this Friday, February 24 at 2:45 p.m. ET. To get...

The Rides Ride Again! Stephen Stills’ blues-rock side project announces 2017 tour dates

Credit: Eleanor StillsThe Rides -- Stephen Stills' blues-rock side project with Kenny Wayne Shepherd and former Electric Flag keyboardist Barry Goldberg -- wrapped up a tour in support of their 2016 album, Pierced Arrow,...

Chicago members to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in June

David M. EarnisseThree members of Chicago -- Robert Lamm, James Pankow and former member Peter Cetera --  are among this year's inductees into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The artists will receive the honor at...

Foreigner’s Kelly Hansen and Jeff Pilson share details about band’s 40th anniversary celebrations

Credit: Bill Bernstein2017 marks the 40th anniversary of Foreigner's self-titled debut album, and the band is marking the milestone by launching a year-long celebration that includes headlining concerts, a major summer...

Roger Waters adds 11 concert to his Us + Them tour

Credit: The 1point8Roger Waters has padded his already-lengthy forthcoming North American trek, the Us + Them tour, with 11 more dates. The former Pink Floyd mastermind's outing, which kicks off May 26 in Kansas...

Plans announced for a David Bowie memorial near late rock legend’s birthplace

Credit: This Ain't Rock'n'RollA U.K. artist collective called This Ain't Rock'n'Roll has announced plans to erect a memorial sculpture paying tribute to David Bowie in Brixton, the London district where the late rock legend...

Pearl Jam covers country singer Brandi Carlile for benefit album

Legacy RecordingsPearl Jam contributes to an upcoming benefit album put together by country singer Brandi Carlile. The album features different artists covering songs from Carlile's 2007 effort The Story, and Pearl Jam puts its...

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers to perform at 2017 Ottawa Bluesfest in July

Credit: Joel BernsteinTom Petty and the Heartbreakers will travel to the capital of Canada this summer to headline final day of the 2017 Ottawa Bluesfest, which runs from July 6 to July...

Watch a recap of Billy Corgan’s “Thirty Days” project

Credit: Scarlet PageBilly Corgan's "Thirty Days" road trip project, which saw the Smashing Pumpkins frontman travel across the U.S. while meeting new people and working on new music, has come to an end....

Steve Winwood, Loverboy, Night Ranger part of 2017 lineup of Florida’s SunFest

Courtesy of SunFestSteve Winwood, Loverboy and Night Ranger are part of an eclectic lineup of artists that will be having fun in the Florida sun this spring at the 2017 SunFest music festival,...

My Sweet Porsche: Sports car once owned by George Harrison being sold at UK...

KMazur/WireImageA Porsche 928 that once belonged to late Beatles guitarist George Harrison is up for bid as part of a Fab Four-themed memorabilia sale that will be held by Omega Auctions in Warrington, U.K....

Ringo Starr reunites with Beatles band mate Paul McCartney in the studio

Anthony Harvey/Getty ImagesPaul McCartney just got back together with his fellow surviving Beatles band mate Ringo Starr to lend his bass talents to the drummer's upcoming solo album. Starr revealed the exciting news...

“You are loved and you are missed”: Frances Bean Cobain shares 50th birthday message...

Vinnie Zuffante/Getty ImagesKurt Cobain would've celebrated his 50th birthday today, and his daughter Frances Bean Cobain has shared a message to her late father to mark the occasion. "Today would have been your 50th birthday,"...

Happy birthday, Kurt Cobain: Nirvana frontman would’ve turned 50 today

Frank Micelotta/Getty ImagesKurt Cobain would've celebrated his 50th birthday today. The iconic Nirvana frontman was born February 20, 1967 in Aberdeen, Washington. Cobain co-founded Nirvana in 1987 with bassist Krist Novoselic. The band released their...

Midnight Oil announces first world tour since 2002; releasing three archival box sets

Credit: Oliver EclipseThe time has come for Midnight Oil to tour the globe again. The veteran Australian rockers have announced plans for their first world tour in more than two decades -- "The Great...

Metallica shares behind-the-scenes look at “Halo on Fire” video

ABC/Randy HolmesMetallica's "Halo on Fire" video stars a young woman who enters an underground fight club while a circle of metal fans cheer her on. For a look at how all that came...

Watch trailer for “Song to Song,” featuring Flea and Iggy Pop

Credit: Steve KerosThe trailer for Song to Song, reclusive director Terrence Malick's new film about the Austin music scene, has been released. The clip features quick cameos from Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea...

Soundgarden releases remixed version of “Flower” from “Ultramega OK” reissue

Sub PopSoundgarden has shared a remixed version of their song "Flower," which will appear on the forthcoming reissue of the band's 1988 debut album, Ultramega OK. You can listen to the new...

Stone Alone: New documentary about ex-Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman in production

Frank Hoensch/Redferns via Getty ImagesThe North American rights to a new documentary titled The Quiet One that takes an in-depth look at the life of longtime Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman have been acquired...

Metallica’s Kirk Hammet selling classic 1968 Jaguar

ABC/Randy HolmesKirk Hammett is parting ways with a part of his classic car collection. The Metallica guitarist is selling his 1968 Jaguar XKE Series 1.5 2+2, which you can bid on now via eBay. "Kirk...

Styx, REO Speedwagon and Don Felder uniting for lengthy US summer trek

Courtesy of Live NationLast month, Styx and ex-Eagles guitarist Don Felder teamed up for a brief Las Vegas residency, and now the veteran rock acts will join forces with REO Speedwagon for a major...

John Mellencamp’s collaborative album with Carlene Carter due in April; full tour in support...

Courtesy of AEG LiveSad Clowns & Hillbillies, John Mellencamp's recently reported collaborative album with country-folk artist Carlene Carter, now has a release date -- April 21. Mellencamp also has announced a full list of...

HBO to air British documentary David Bowie: The Last Five Years

Credit: Jimmy KingHBO has acquired the U.S. TV rights to the documentary David Bowie: The Last Five Years. The BBC Films production aired on BBC Two in the U.K. back in January.  It was directed...

Grateful Dead’s famous 1977 Cornell concert finally getting official release

Ed Perlstein/Redferns/Getty ImagesIt's regarded by many Deadheads to be the greatest Grateful Dead concert on tape: A show recorded at Cornell University's Barton Hall in May of 1977.  In fact, it's so famous...

Happy anniversary Tommy & Gina: Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ on a Prayer” went to #1...

Paul Natkin/Getty ImagesLast year, Bon Jovi's landmark album Slippery When Wet marked its 30th anniversary, but this week marks the 30th anniversary of one of it's best-known songs, "Livin' on a Prayer," topping the...

Moody Blues to celebrate 50th anniversary of “Days of Future Passed” on new North...

Decca Music GroupThis November will mark the 50th anniversary of the release of The Moody Blues' symphonic-rock masterpiece Days of Future Passed, and to celebrate the milestone the veteran British band will mount...

The Rolling Stones’ Exhibitionism exhibit moving to Chicago in April

Credit: David J HoganAfter The Rolling Stones' Exhibitionism display ends its run at New York City's Industria Gallery on March 12, the expansive and interactive exhibit will be moving to Chicago. The band...

Roger Waters announces solo album’s title; joins Nick Mason at London event promoting Pink...

Dave J Hogan/Getty ImagesFormer Pink Floyd singer/bassist Roger Waters has revealed the name of his long-awaited new solo album, Is This the Life We Really Want? Waters has posted a brief video on his...

“Book Writing Man”? UK book publisher claims he has a copy of an unreleased...

Michael Hickey/Getty ImagesBritish publisher John Blake claims he has a copy of an unpublished memoir Mick Jagger penned in the early '80s that the Rolling Stones frontman doesn't want to release. Blake has written...

Lars Ulrich promises “crazy and overwhelming” production for Metallica’s stadium tour

ABC/Randy HolmesMetallica will spend their summer playing stadiums across the U.S. on their first full-length North American tour in eight years, in support of their new album Hardwired...to Self-Destruct, and drummer Lars...

Steven Adler’s mom publishes memoir focusing on founding Guns N’ Roses drummer’s struggle with...

Monarch PublishingDeanna Adler, the mother of original Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler, has just published a book that focuses on her son's long, harrowing battle with heroin addiction and alcohol abuse, which...

The Yardbirds to keep a-rollin’ with new US tour

Credit: Arnie GoodmanThe Yardbirds' current incarnation is preparing to launch a new series of U.S. tour dates next month with a March 4 show in Melbourne, Florida. The legendary British Invasion group's itinerary...

Ex- Eagle Don Felder plotting guest-filled new solo album

Credit: Michael HelmsFormer Eagles guitarist Don Felder is working on a new solo album that he's hoping to release to coincide with a planned summer tour. Felder tells ABC Radio that like his...

Pete Townshend performing at Parkinson’s disease fundraiser in London in April

Rick Diamond/Getty Images for The WhoThe Who's Pete Townshend has joined the lineup of a U.K. charity event called Symfunny No. 2, which raises money for the Parkinson's UK organization. The show, which will...

Film rights to book about Beatles fill-in drummer Jimmy Nicol secured by Roy Orbison’s...

Jimmy Nicol with The Beatles in 1964 (Keystone/Getty Images)The Beatle Who Vanished, a 2013 book about the life of drummer Jimmy Nicol, who briefly toured with The Beatles in 1964 after Ringo Starr fell...

Mike + the Mechanics releasing new studio album, “Let Me Fly,” in April

The End Records/BMGMike + the Mechanics, the band led by founding Genesis guitarist/bassist Mike Rutherford, will release their first new studio album in six years, Let Me Fly, on April 7. The record is...

Watch Blondie’s spacy video for new single “Fun”

Credit: Alexander ThompsonLast week, Blondie released a song called "Fun. " the first single from its forthcoming studio album, Pollinator. Now, an official video for the tune has premiered on the influential New Wave...

Gregg Allman’s upcoming solo album, “Southern Blood,” now available for pre-order

Rounder RecordsGregg Allman has shared a brief update about his upcoming solo album, Southern Blood, which he recorded with his current backing group at the historic FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals,...

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich recalls Grammys and “livid” James Hetfield on Tuesday’s “The Late Late...

Terence Patrick/CBSMetallica drummer Lars Ulrich appeared on Tuesday's Late Late Show, to talked about the band's upcoming World Wired Tour 2017, cleaning up their act and that infamous Grammy Awards microphone gaff.  After...

Boston plotting major North American trek called the Hyper Space Tour

Credit: Kamal AsarBoston is planning to return to the road in a big way in 2017. The veteran rockers have announced that they will embark on a 48-date North American trek, dubbed...

Simon Sings: Bad Company drummer Simon Kirke releases new solo album, “All Because of...

The End Records/BMGSimon Kirke is best-known as the founding drummer of Bad Company and Free, but he also is an accomplished singer and songwriter. Kirke has just released a new solo album titled All...

Pink Floyd to release individual volumes from its expansive “Early Years” box set in...

Legacy RecordingsIn November, Pink Floyd released a massive 27-disc multimedia box set titled The Early Years -- 1965-1972 that features a treasure trove of rare and previously unreleased audio and video from the...

David Bowie’s “Blackstar” album certified gold in the US

ISO/Columbia RecordsThe late David Bowie and his final studio album, Blackstar, won five trophies this past Sunday at the 59th annual Grammy Awards, and now comes word that record has been certified...

Lars Ulrich addresses Grammy performance mishap; calls Lady Gaga the “quintessential perfect fifth member”...

ABC/Randy HolmesMetallica's Grammy performance with Lady Gaga was hampered by some technical issues, but drummer Lars Ulrich isn't too upset about it. "There was a slight technical snafu, but that's not really something you can...

Lynyrd Skynyrd taking part in 2018 Southern Rock Cruise along with 38 Special, Marshall...

Credit: Clay Patrick McBrideFor eight years, Lynyrd Skynyrd hosted their own themed cruise called the Simple Man Cruise, and now the legendary rock band have joined the 2018 lineup of another seagoing...

Former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett celebrating band’s “Wind & Wuthering” album on new US...

Credit: Tina KorhonenFresh off his appearance on Yes' 2017 Cruise to the Edge, ex-Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett is set to launch a brief North American tour with a two-night stand at City Winery...

Paul Simon schedules performances at Wisconsin’s Eaux Claires Festival in June

Credit: Myrna SuarezPaul Simon announced his first U.S. concert appearances of 2017, a pair of performances at the Eaux Claires Festival on June 16 and 17 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The folk-rock legend with...

Heart guitarist Nancy Wilson’s side project Roadcase Royale to make live debut at MS...

Credit: Julie BergmanHeart guitarist Nancy Wilson's new side project, Roadcase Royale, will give its debut live performance at the fifth annual Rock Against MS Benefit Concert & Award Show, scheduled for March...
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