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“Back” for More: The Who Announces New European Tour

Kevin Mazur/Getty ImagesThe Who apparently are prepared to stay on the road beyond their 50th anniversary with the announcement of a new late-summer European trek dubbed the Back to The Who Tour....

Tour Stories: Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen Excited to Hit the Road with Pals Joan...

Credit: David McClisterCheap Trick took part in a special event at New York City's Irving Plaza on Tuesday celebrating Live Nation's National Concert Day, which promotes the various summer tours that will...

John Mayall Says Getting Inducted into Blues Hall of Fame Is “Pretty Exciting”

Credit: Cristina ArrigoniBritish blues legend John Mayall is among the veteran musicians who will be inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame at a ceremony held today, May 4, at the Halloran Centre Theatre...

“Late” Arrival: New Archival Van Morrison Collection Revisits Classic 1973 Performances

PRNewsFoto/Legacy RecordingsIn February 1974, Van Morrison released the acclaimed two-disc concert album It's Too Late to Stop Now, which featured select performances from a series of shows the lauded singer/songwriter played in...

Steven Tyler Goes “Out on a Limb,” Schedules First Solo Tour

Credit: Zack WhitfordAerosmith's Steven Tyler officially has announced plans for his first solo tour, an intimate outing dubbed the "Out on a Limb" trek that will stop in theaters across North America....

Billy Corgan Wishes D’arcy Wretzky “Happy Birthday”; Reflects on Beginning of The Smashing Pumpkins

Credit: Scarlet PageThe Smashing Pumpkins wrapped up their In Plainsong tour over the weekend, ending a trek that saw Billy Corgan play with original Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin and reunite with original guitarist James...

Take It to the “Limits”: Paul Simon to Make First-Ever Appearance on PBS’ “Austin...

Credit: Myrna SuarezPaul Simon is scheduled to tape his first-ever appearance on the popular PBS live-music series Austin City Limits on Thursday, May 12. The legendary singer/songwriter's performance for the show will take...

“Rise” of Sixx:A.M.: Band Says Live Show Shaped “Prayers for the Damned”

Eleven Seven Music When Nikki Sixx, DJ Ashba and James Michael founded Sixx:A.M. in 2007, they had no grand ambitions for the band. It was nearly a decade before the group embarked on...

Acclaimed Janis Joplin Documentary Premiering on PBS Tonight

Courtesy of Jan Persson/RedfernsThe acclaimed 2015 Janis Joplin documentary Janis: Little Girl Blue will get its television premiere tonight, May 3, as part of PBS' long-running American Masters series. The film takes an intimate...

Oldchella Lives! McCartney, Rolling Stones, Dylan, The Who & More Unite for Mega Concert...

Image courtesy GoldenvoiceThe rumors are true: Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, The Who, Roger Waters and Neil Young will unite for a three-day concert event in the deserts of Indio, California....

Radiohead Gives Fans the Bird (and More) in New Online Posts

Peter Wafzig/Redferns via Getty ImagesSunday, Radiohead's online social media footprint all but disappeared, with all of the posts on English rockers' Facebook and Twitter accounts deleted, and its website also blank. Posts on frontman...

The Moody Blues’ Justin Hayward Celebrating New DVD and Solo Tour at Special Boston-Area...

Credit: MartaPhotographerMoody Blues frontman Justin Hayward will head out on his latest U.S. solo tour next week, and to coincide with the trek, he's releasing a new DVD titled Live in Concert at the...

Legend in the Fall: Paul McCartney Announces October Show in Sacramento

Mat Hayward/Getty ImagesPaul McCartney has now extended the North American leg of his 2016 One on One tour into the fall after adding an October 4 show in Sacramento, California, to his itinerary....

Red Hot Chili Peppers to Release New Song on Thursday

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Parker MediaRed Hot Chili Peppers will share the first preview of their forthcoming 11th studio album this week. The band revealed on Twitter that they will be releasing a new...

All-Star Concerts Honoring Dr. John and Jerry Garcia to Be Released Soon on CD,...

Dr. John, Bob Weir (Skip Bolen/Getty Images for Blackbird Productions; Josh Timmermans)Audio and video releases documenting star-studded concerts saluting Dr. John and the late Jerry Garcia will hit stores soon in multiple configurations as...

McCartney, Rolling Stones, Dylan, The Who Post Teaser Clips Hinting at “October” Mega-Festival

Mary McCartney/MPL; Claude GassianSomething is happening in October and we're pretty sure we know what it is! Following a recent Los Angeles Times report claiming that Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, The...

Cheap Trick to Appear on First Episode of New Season of “Live from Daryl’s...

Credit: Ian JohnsonCheap Trick will help Daryl Hall launch the new season of his ongoing music series Live from Daryl's House, by appearing on the show this Thursday, May 5. The program airs...

Radiohead Is MIA — from the Internet, Anyway

Samir Hussein/Referns via Getty ImagesRadiohead has gone missing -- at least as far as the Internet is concerned. All of the postings on English rockers' Facebook and Twitter accounts were inexplicably deleted on Sunday and...

“Cure” Tour: Peter Wolf Hits the Road in Support of Latest Solo Album

Concord RecordsPeter Wolf kicked off a U.S. tour this weekend in support of his critically acclaimed new solo album, A Cure for Loneliness. After a series of shows in New England and New...

Paul McCartney Meets Two of the Little Rock Nine, Who Inspired “Blackbird”

Mat Hayward/Getty ImagesPaul McCartney came face-to-face with a part of his past at his concert stop at Little Rock, Arkansas' Verizon Arena on Saturday. McCartney met Thelma Mothershed Wair and Elizabeth Eckford, two members...

Iggy Pop’s “Post Pop Depression” Is “Not Supposed to Sound Like the God**** Stooges,”...

ABC/Randy HolmesIggy Pop's new album, Post Pop Depression, gave the Godfather of Punk his highest-charting album ever. Recorded in collaboration with Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age, the album allowed Pop to...

Elton John Asked to Boycott Portuguese Music Festival over Environmental Concerns

ABC/Randy Holmes Environmentalists want Elton John to reconsider his decision to headline a Portuguese music festival over concerns that it will damage a nearby nature preserve, U.K. newspaper The Guardian reports. Local campaigners...

Watch 2016 Rock Hall Ceremony Honoring Deep Purple, Chicago, Steve Miller, Cheap Trick Saturday...

Kevin Mazur; Kevin Kane/Courtesy of HBOThe HBO special featuring highlights from the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony premieres this Saturday at 8 p.m., just over three weeks after ...

New Beatles Exhibit at Michigan Museum to Take Fans on a Magical History Tour

Courtesy of Exhibit Development GroupStarting Saturday, Beatles fans in the U.S. won't have to travel all the way to Liverpool, England, to take an up-close look at the band's history. That day, an expansive new...

Go “All the Way” with Bob Dylan

Columbia RecordsBob Dylan's new cover version of Frank Sinatra's 1957 hit "All the Way" has premiered online on Dylan's official website and YouTube channel. The track will be featured on the folk-rock legend's upcoming...

New Chicago Box Set Takes a Remastered Look at Band’s Old Days

RhinoChicago was honored with induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame earlier this month, and now comes word that a new box set featuring high-quality Blu-ray Audio versions of most...

Neil Young Celebrates the Earth on Upcoming Live Album

Credit: Danny ClinchNeil Young will release a new live album titled Earth on June 17 that features a variety of tunes the folk-rock legend performed recently with his current backing group Promise of the...

Stephen Stills Fans May Get a “Kick Out of” His Band The Rides’ New...

Credit: Eleanor StillsThe Rides, Stephen Stills' blues-rock project with Kenny Wayne Shepherd and ex-Electric Flag keyboardist Barry Goldberg, return with their second album, Pierced Arrow, next week. In advance of the record's May 6 release,...

Joan Jett and Cheap Trick Set to Rock 2016 National Concert Day Show in...

Courtesy of Live NationJoan Jett & the Blackhearts and Cheap Trick are among several music acts that will perform at Live Nation's second annual National Concert Day Show, which will be held Tuesday, May...

“…But Seriously,” Phil Collins Is Wrapping Up His Remaster Campaign by “Going Back”

Atlantic RecordsPhil Collins' ongoing "Take a Look at Me Now" campaign, which finds the former Genesis star reissuing all of his solo albums with unreleased bonus tracks, is wrapping up June 10 with...

Aerosmith Getting Back in the Saddle This Fall; Lines Up San Diego Festival Gig,...

Credit: Ross Halfin Aerosmith has confirmed its first U.S. concert performance of 2016, a September 16 headlining appearance at the second annual KAABOO Del Mar Festival, which will be held at the Del Mar...

John Mellencamp’s Granddaughter Steals the Show on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

Mike Coppola/Getty ImageOn his show Wednesday night, Jimmy Kimmel welcomed John Mellencamp ahead of his being presented with ASCAP's prestigious Founders Award at the 33rd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles Wednesday evening. The...

Who Cares? The Who, Joan Jett and Eddie Vedder Do!

Courtesy of MSO PRThe Who will continue its tradition of raising money for charity with special concert events by headlining an intimate private show on May 31 in Los Angeles to raise funds for...

Elton John & Lady Gaga Team with Macy’s for Charity Clothing Line

Courtesy of Business WireElton John and Lady Gaga have collaborated several times musically. Now they're teaming up on the fashion front to raise money for a good cause. Elton and Gaga are launching Love Bravery,...

KISS and Make Up: Ace Frehley Reunites with Paul Stanley in Latest Solo Video

Credit: Jay GilbertFounding KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has unleashed an official video for his rendition of the 1970 Free tune "Fire and Water," which appears on his recently released solo album Origins, Vol. 1....

Report: Led Zeppelin Could Settle “Stairway to Heaven” Lawsuit for $1…Sort Of

Led Zeppelin in 1973 (Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)Attorneys representing late rocker Randy California are offering to settle a potentially lucrative copyright-infringement lawsuit brought against Led Zeppelin over the band's classic song "Stairway to Heaven"...

Paul McCartney Coming Up to Play Grand Rapids, Michigan, for the First Time

Mary McCartney/MPL CommunicationsPaul McCartney can now cross Grand Rapids, Michigan, off the list of places he's never played before. The former Beatle has just announced his first-ever show in the city, taking place on...

Groovy, Man! Flower Power Cruise 2017 to Feature Eric Burdon, Yardbirds, Micky Dolenz &...

StarVista LIVEIn the wake of the inaugural edition of the 1960s-themed Flower Power Cruise, which took place in late February and early March, comes word the initial lineup of a 2017 installment...

Todd Rundgren Says New Tour Will Feature the Songs Fans Want to Hear “the...

Credit: Danny O'ConnorTodd Rundgren kicks off a North American spring tour tonight in Napa, California, that will take him across the continent during the next month. In recent years, the eclectic singer/songwriter ...

“Experience” This!: Ex-Genesis Guitarist Steve Hackett Releasing New Concert Album and Video

InsideOut MusicOn his most recent tour, former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett has been taking fans on a musical journey through his solo career, while also showcasing some classic tunes by his old band....

13-Year-Old Bruce Springsteen Fan Describes “Amazing” Selfie Moment

Kevin Mazur/Getty ImagesWhat could be better for a Bruce Springsteen fan than getting the perfect selfie with the Boss? Just ask the expert, Eliza Sollers. The slow-motion video of the 13-year-old caught on camera during...

Ted Nugent Takes Aim at Michigan, Democrats; Sympathetic to Caitlin Jenner

John Shearer/Getty Images for Webster Public RelationsTed Nugent shared his thoughts on everything from Caitlin Jenner to the current political climate with the Michigan website MLive.com this week. The outspoken rocker says he now...

Cheap Trick Scores Highest Chart Debut in Almost 30 Years; Reissues On the Way

Big Machine RecordsThere's been no shortage of activity lately in the Cheap Trick camp. In addition to their recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the band's new album -- Bang,...

KISS Brings Las Vegas Residency to the Silver Screen Next Month

Live Nation EntertainmentIf you couldn't make it to Las Vegas in 2014 to see KISS rock Sin City, you're in luck: a documentary about the band's November 2014 residency at the Hard Rock...

Bowie Film “Labyrinth” To Be Re-Released This Fall

Sony Pictures Home EntertainmentThe David Bowie film Labyrinth will be re-released this fall in honor of its 30th anniversary. Labyrinth will be shown in select movie theaters throughout the U.S. on September 11th and...

Iggy Pop Book To Be Published This Winter

Dustin Pittman/Third Man Books2016 is a big year for Iggy Pop. In addition to scoring his first number-one album recently with Post Pop Depression, a book about the legendary musician will be unveiled later...

Elton John Announces More Wonderful Crazy Nights in Las Vegas

Rob ShanahanElton John is extending his Las Vegas residency through 2017. The singer will return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for a series of shows in October 2016 and February 2017. Elton...

Pearl Jam Rocks the Free World with Members of Red Hot Chili Peppers and...

Douglas Mason/Getty ImagesPearl Jam brought out a few special guests for their headlining performance at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival over the weekend. Eddie Vedder and company were joined by...

McCartney Adds Second Cleveland Show To One On One Tour

Mary McCartney/MPL CommunicationsPaul McCartney has added a second Cleveland date to his One On One tour due to popular demand. In addition to his previously announced August 17th show at the Quicken...

Guns N’ Roses Add Shows to Not in This Lifetime Tour

Katarina Benzova; Scott Uchida; Scott UchidaIf you missed out on Guns N' Roses tickets in Chicago, Boston and New York City, don't cry: the band has added second dates in each of...
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