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Pink Floyd Honored with British Postage Stamps for Band’s 50th Anniversary

Royal MailBritain's postal agency is paying tribute to Pink Floyd with a series of postage stamps to mark the band's 50th anniversary. The Royal Mail is issuing 10 commemorative stamps honoring the influential ...

Neil Young to Chat About Upcoming Album “Earth” Tonight on “The Late Show”

Leon Morris/Redferns via Getty ImagesNeil Young will visit The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Thursday, May 26. The folk-rock legend isn't scheduled to perform, but he's expected to chat about Earth, his upcoming...

Elton John’s Pow Wow with Putin Won’t Take Place This Month

ABC/Randy HolmesElton John is heading to Russia this month to perform two concerts, but his schedule won't include a long-awaited meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Last November, Elton said he and Putin...

Bon Jovi’s Officially Finished Next Album

Guy Prives/Getty ImagesBon Jovi's new album will soon be on its way. The band announced on Twitter today that it's completed its next release, titled This House Is Not for Sale."THE ALBUM IS...

Report: Chris Cornell Settles Lawsuit Over Historic Grunge Tapes

Theo Wargo/Getty Images for CitiChris Cornell has been reunited with an important part of his past. Sources tell TMZ the Soundgarden frontman and his record label, A&M Records, recently settled a long, bitter lawsuit...

Jeff Beck Says Latest Album Was Inspired by His Fascination with “Outrageousness” in the...

Atco RecordsJeff Beck teamed up with two young female musicians from his U.K. homeland, singer Rosie Bones and guitarist Carmen Vandenberg, to create his upcoming studio album, Loud Hailer, which hits stores July...

Elton John Added to Lineup of This Week’s “Red Nose Day Special”

ABC/Randy HolmesElton John is among a newly announced crop of celebs who have signed on to appear on NBC's The Red Nose Day Special, which airs Thursday on NBC from 9 p.m. to...

Alice in Chains’ Jerry Cantrell, Deep Purple’s Glenn Hughes to Speak at Rock Hall...

Johnny Buzzerio; Gene KirklandAlice in Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell and former Deep Purple bassist Glenn Hughes will take part in the next edition of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's SoundExchange Influencers...

Oprah Winfrey Advised Paul McCartney Against Collaborating with Kanye West

PRNewsFoto/Def Jam RecordingsOprah Winfrey may be known for her celebrity influence, but she wasn't quite able to dissuade Paul McCartney from collaborating with Kanye West on the rap star's song "All Day." The issue,...

Robert Plant Cancels London Concert Appearance Because of Next Month’s “Stairway to Heaven” Trial

Credit: Ed MilesThe ongoing copyright-infringement case involving Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" has prompted Robert Plant to pull out of a scheduled June 19 appearance at the 2016 Meltdown Festival in London. A message posted...

New AXS TV Special Will Salute “Lost Legends” David Bowie, Prince, B.B. King &...

Jimmy King; Rick Diamond/WireImageWe've lost a lot of musical legends this year, and now AXS TV is paying tribute to some of them on a special episode of The Big Interview, the series hosted...

How Peachy!: Allman Brothers Band to Reissue Nine Albums on Vinyl in July

PRNewsFoto/Mercury/UMeNewly remastered versions of the classic studio and live albums that The Allman Brothers Band released from 1969 through 1979 will be reissued on high-quality 180-gram vinyl on July 22. A total of nine...

Rolling Stones Release Trailer for Upcoming “Totally Stripped” Audio/Video Collection

Eagle Rock EntertainmentA trailer for the upcoming Rolling Stones release Totally Stripped, an expanded, multi-format version of the band's 1995 unplugged album Stripped, has premiered online. The 30-second promo video includes brief interview segments...

Bruce Springsteen Lends Adele His Coat During Windy Portugal Gig

Danny Clinch; Alasdair McLellanBruce Springsteen is a true gentleman. According to U.K.’s The Mirror, the New Jersey rocker gave pop superstar Adele his jacket during his chilly outdoor Rock in Rio concert in Lisbon,...

ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Performing on Latest “Skyville Live” Online Concert Event Tonight

Credit: Blain ClausenJust a reminder that the upcoming sixth installment of the Skyville Live online concert series, headlined by ZZ Top frontman Billy Gibbons, takes place tonight, May 24, at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m....

Paul McCartney Launches Virtual Reality Video Series to Promote Forthcoming Compilation

Courtesy of MPL CommunicationsPaul McCartney fans may be amazed by a unique new virtual-reality documentary series the rock legend has launched to promote his upcoming compilation, Pure McCartney. The six-part series, titled Pure McCartney VR,...

Bob Dylan Celebrates His 75th Birthday Today

Gus Stewart/Redferns via Getty ImagesHappy birthday, Bob Dylan. The legendary, much-lauded singer-songwriter was born Robert Allen Zimmerman 75 years ago today in Duluth, Minnesota. Dylan made his early mark as a folk artist, chronicling...

So Very Special: Radiohead Performs “Creep” for First Time in Seven Years

Thom Yorke and Radiohead performing in Paris May 23; David Wolff-Patrick/RedfernsRadiohead's show in Paris Monday night was indeed so very special: the band played their breakthrough hit "Creep" for the first time...

Steven Tyler & Joan Jett to Narrate Episodes of New Discovery Channel Nature Series

Zack Whitford; Courtesy of Discovery ChannelMusic meets nature in a new Discovery Channel series called Hello World! that premieres July 9. Steven Tyler and Joan Jett are among the music stars lending their music...

Paul McCartney Considered Quitting Music After “Depressing” Beatles Breakup

Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty ImageAt a glance, it appears as if Paul McCartney took the breakup of The Beatles in stride, almost immediately releasing a pair of solo albums -- McCartney and Ram -- before...

Carlos Santana Says Band Has Recorded an “Absolutely Incredible” Album with Ron Isley

Courtesy of Santana IVSantana's new studio album, Santana IV, not only features a reunion of most of the influential Latin-rock band's original members, but also a guest appearance by legendary soul/R&B...

Rare David Bowie Music to Be Featured in New Episode of UK Documentary Series

Credit: Jimmy KingA new documentary scheduled to air on British television in July will feature a variety of previously unreleased David Bowie recordings, NME reports. The show will be the second episode of a...

UK Tram to Be Named After Ozzy Osbourne

Kevin Mazur/WireImageAll aboard! A new tram in the U.K. will be named after Ozzy Osbourne, according to the Birmingham Mail. The tram will run through the English city of Birmingham, where the Black Sabbath frontman...

Words and Music: John Lennon Lyrics Sheet and Elvis Presley Guitar Auctioned for Big...

Courtesy Julien's AuctionsA set of handwritten lyrics scrawled by John Lennon and an acoustic guitar that belonged to Elvis Presley each brought in more than $300,000 at a rock memorabilia auction that took place...

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road? Elton John May Say Farewell to Touring

ABC/Randy HolmesDuring a recent appearance on the BBC's The Graham Norton Show, Elton John hinted that his touring days may soon be nearing an end. Speaking with the Irish talk show host, Elton admitted...

Aerosmith: Rumor That Steven Tyler Is Being Replaced Is “Completely Untrue”

Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Songwriters Hall of FameSimmer down, Aerosmith fans: The band is not replacing lead singer Steven Tyler. A statement posted on Aerosmith's Twitter account and released by its reps on Friday said,...

Former Megadeth Drummer Nick Menza Dies at 51

L-R: Marty Friedman, Dave Mustaine, Nick Menza, David Ellefson in 1991; Mick Hutson/RedfernsNick Menza, Megadeth drummer for more than a decade and part of the band's classic Rust in Peace lineup, has died at...

Stone Temple Pilots Discuss New Singer Search: “It’s Impossible to Replace Scott”

Scott Legato/Getty ImagesStone Temple Pilots are currently "neck-deep" into the process of auditioning new singers. The surviving members of the band -- guitarist Dean DeLeo, bassist Robert DeLeo and drummer Eric Kretz -- are...

John Mayall Says New Archival Bluesbreakers Album Brings Listener Back to 1960s London Club...

Forty Below RecordsA second volume of rare archival live performances by a short-lived version of British blues legend John Mayall's band The Bluesbreakers that featured three founding members of Fleetwood Mac was released on...

Oye Como Wha? Carlos Santana’s Plans to Save the World

Credit: Ruben MartinSure he's been busy reuniting the classic lineup of his band, but that doesn't mean Carlos Santana doesn't have time for other things, like world peace. The guitar virtuoso recently told Rolling Stone...

RHCP’s Kiedis “Had Inflammation in My Guts,” Is Now “On the Mend”

Clara Balzary/Warner Bros. RecordsRed Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis says he's doing better after his recent hospitalization, and is now re-evaluating how he's planning to take care of himself in the future. Earlier...

David Byrne to Bring Joan of Arc to the Stage

Al Pereira/Getty ImagesLeave it to former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne to turn the life of martyr Joan of Arc into a musical, but that's just what he hopes to do. It wasn't exactly "Burnin...

Steve Vai to Drop Double-Disc Compilation Next Month

Daniel Knighton/Getty ImagesJune 24 will see the release of Steve Vai's Modern Primitive/Passion and Warfare 25th Anniversary Edition, a special double-disc package, on Legacy Recordings. The first disc, Modern Primitive, consists of songs...

Get Back: Paul McCartney Joining UK’s “The Voice”? Not So Fast!

Mary McCartney/MPL CommunicationsBritain's The Sun newspaper is reporting that Sir Paul McCartney has been offered a judge's role on that country's version of The Voice, but the former Beatle has turned it down. Next season,...

New Foghat Album Due in June

Rick Diamond/Getty Images for IEBAFoghat returns on June 24 with the new album, Under the Influence. In addition to charter members Roger Earl, Craig MacGregor, Charlie Huhn and Bryan Bassett, Foghat is working on this...

New Grammys Auction Includes Items from Springsteen, Daltrey and CSN

Credit: Danny ClinchBruce Springsteen, Roger Daltrey, Crosby, Stills & Nash and Joan Jett are among the artists who have contributed signed memorabilia to the Grammys' latest online charity auction. The auction, which will be...

Eric Clapton, Tom Petty & Bob Dylan All Out with New Releases Today

Credit: Simon WhiteheadFriday sees several important new releases on the rock front. Bob Dylan returns with Fallen Angels, an album of standards that follows in the footsteps of last year's Shadows in the Night....

Iggy Pop Takes Cannes, Talks Stooges Documentary

ABC/Randy HolmesGimme Danger, director Jim Jarmusch's new documentary about The Stooges, is being screened this year at the Cannes Film Festival, and Iggy Pop joined the director in the South of France a lively...

Jeff Beck to Get “Loud” in July with New Album

Rick Kern/WireImageMore information has emerged about Jeff Beck's new album. Loud Hailer -- Beck's first studio offering since 2010 -- arrives on July 15. The disc features young English vocalist Rosie Bones on nine of...

Joe Walsh Announces Summer Solo Tour

Credit: Andrew MacphersonJoe Walsh is having a busy year. The Eagles guitarist will head straight back out on the road for a solo tour after he winds up his current co-headlining trek with Bad...

Lynyrd Skynyrd to Play Pre-RNC Show; Van Zant Preps Live DVD

Ron Jenkins/Getty ImagesLynyrd Skynyrd will perform in Cleveland on July 17, the night before the official kickoff of the Republican National Convention. Johnny Van Zant, Gary Rossington and the boys will provide entertainment at the...

Bob Weir: The Dead Isn’t Dead

ABC/Randy HolmesBob Weir has a lot on his plate this year, including the Dead and Company project. That band also includes former Grateful Dead drummers Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart, as well as singer-guitarist...

Goin’ to California: Lawyer Asks Court to Order Plant and Page to Appear in...

Art Zelin/Getty ImagesThe "Stairway to Heaven" copyright infringement trial is set to begin in less than four weeks, and lawyers representing the interests of late Spirit guitarist Randy California want to make...

Paul McCartney Duets with 10-Year-Old Fan at Argentina Show

Mary McCartney/MPL CommunicationsPaul McCartney invited a young fan on stage to join him Tuesday night during a show at La Plata Stadium in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Ten-year-old Leila Lacase was in the audience, holding up...

Alice in Chains, Lenny Kravitz to Open for Guns N’ Roses’ Summer Tour

Credit: Johnny BuzzerioWelcome to the jungle, we've got Alice in Chains and Lenny Kravitz. Both artists will be opening for Guns N' Roses on their Not in This Lifetime reunion tour this summer. Alice in...

Neil Young, The Rides to Light Up the Blues for Autism

Scott Dudelson/WireImageFormer Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young band mates Neil Young and Stephen Stills will take the stage together in Hollywood for a good cause, supporting Autism Speaks with the fourth annual Light Up...

Elton John Confirms Role in “Kingsman” Sequel

Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for dcpIt's the circle of life for Elton John...Kingsman: The Golden Circle, that is. A month after it was reported that the musician was in talks to appear in the sequel...

Brad Whitford Talks Summer Vacation Without Aerosmith

Credit: David BeanAerosmith rhythm guitarist Brad Whitford and former Ted Nugent singer Derek St. Holmes are heading out on the road with Whitesnake next month in support of their new collaboration, Reunion. With Whitford on the...

Eric Clapton Talks Mystery Musical Guest on New Album

Credit: Simon WhiteheadEric Clapton is set to release his new album, I Still Do, this Friday, which features a mystery guest whose identity has fans guessing. Clapton's cover of Irish songwriter Paul Brady's ballad "I...

Jim Breuer and Brian Johnson Out-Screech Each Other on New Single

Gary Miller/Getty ImagesComedian Jim Breuer has recruited AC/DC vocalist Brian Johnson for his new single, "Mr. Rock n' Roll." The song -- which features Breuer's backup band, The Loud and Rowdy -- appears on Breuer's...
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