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Restored Version of Beatles’ Shea Stadium Concert to Be Shown During Screenings of New...

© Apple Corps Ltd.A fully restored version of The Beatles' historic concert at New York's Shea Stadium on August 15, 1965, will be shown exclusively during theatrical screenings of the upcoming Ron Howard-directed Fab...

Pink Floyd to Release Massive Audio/Video Box Set Delving into Band’s Early Years

PRNewsFoto/Legacy RecordingsAn expansive 27-disc box set featuring a treasure trove of rare and previously unreleased early Pink Floyd audio and video will hit stores November 11. The Early Years -- 1965-1972 contains 130 tracks...

Neil Young to Perform at New Outlaw Music Festival with Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow...

Credit: Julie GardnerNeil Young and his pal and fellow Farm Aid founder Willie Nelson will headline the inaugural Outlaw Music Festival, which will take place September 18 -- one day after Farm Aid 2016...

Bruce Springsteen to Release “Chapter and Verse,” Companion Album to His Autobiography

PRNewsFoto/Columbia RecordsBruce Springsteen's autobiography Born to Run is coming September 27, but a few days before that, he'll release what's being called an "audio companion" to the book. Chapter and Verse features 18 tracks, five...

New Jefferson Airplane/Starship Spinoff Band to Launch First Tour in December

© Conall O'Brien; Courtesy of The Airplane Family & FriendsA new tribute band called The Airplane Family & Friends has formed that features a variety of musicians with connections to the legendary Bay Area...

Creator of Beatles-Inspired Netflix Cartoon Praises Chris Cornell and Eddie Vedder’s Involvement

NetflixNetflix on Wednesday announced it has picked up a second season of its Beatles-inspired animated show, Beat Bugs, which has yet to debut on the streaming service. The show incorporates Beatles music into its story...

George Harrison’s Son May Help Complete Some Unreleased Tracks by His Late Dad

KMazur/WireImageSome unreleased George Harrison recordings may finally see the light of day with the help of the late Beatles guitarist's son, Dhani. During the recent 10th anniversary celebration of the Cirque du Soleil troupe's...

Report: Joan Jett, Sammy Hagar to Serve as Advisers on Season 11 of “The...

Steve Zak Photography/FilmMagic; Steve Jennings/WireImageA pair of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, Joan Jett and ex-Van Halen singer Sammy Hagar, will appear as advisers this fall on the new season of The Voice,...

The Who Postpones UK Dates Until 2017; Announces Plans for New “Tommy”-Themed Shows

Courtesy of The WhoThere's bad news and good news for The Who's U.K. fans. The bad news: the band is postponing its late-August and early-September U.K. concerts to April.  The good news: those shows...

New Vinyl Box Set Featuring Most of Sting’s Solo Albums to Be Released in...

A&M/Interscope RecordsIn advance of Sting's recently announced studio album, 57th & 9th, the ex-Police frontman will release a career-spanning box set called Sting: The Studio Collection on September 30 that gathers together 180-gram vinyl...

Pearl Jam to Attend Seattle Premiere of “Gleason” Documentary

Kevin Mazur/WireImagePearl Jam will be in attendance at the Seattle premiere of Gleason, a documentary that follows former NFL player Steve Gleason's battle with ALS. The premiere will be held this Thursday, July 28...

Guns N’ Roses Tour Has “No End Date,” Says Production Manager

Axl Rose; Francesco Castaldo/Archivio Francesco Castaldo/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty ImagesIf you're worried you may not get the chance to see the reunited Guns N' Roses on their Not in This Lifetime tour, you can...

Olé Stones! New Rolling Stones Tour Documentary Premiering at 2016 Toronto Film Festival

Courtesy of TIFFA new Rolling Stones documentary focusing on the band's recent Olé America Latina tour will get its world premiere at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival, which runs from September...

Foghat’s Roger Earl Says New Album Is a Nod to Musical Styles, Attitudes that...

Foghat RecordsVeteran boogie rockers Foghat released a new studio album called Under the Influence last month. Founding drummer Roger Earl says his wife and the group's manager suggested the title after hearing the...

David Bowie Nominated Posthumously for Four MTV Video Music Awards

© Jimmy KingThe nominations for the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards have been revealed, and making a surprising appearance alongside various contemporary pop, rock, R&B and hip-hop acts in several categories ...

Plaintiff Who Lost Infringement Case Involving in Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” Launches Appeal

Dave J Hogan/Getty ImagesAn appeal has been filed in the copyright-infringement lawsuit involving Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" one month after a Los Angeles jury ruled that the band's Robert Plant and Jimmy Page...

Big #1 Record: Steven Tyler Tops Country Chart with Debut Solo Album

Dot RecordsAerosmith frontman Steven Tyler's foray into country music has gotten off to a great start, as his twangy debut solo record, We're All Somebody from Somewhere, has bowed at #1 on Billboard's ...

Phil Lesh’s Lockn’ Festival Performances to Feature Phish Members, Chris Robinson & More

Erika Goldring/Getty ImagesFounding Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh has been confirmed to play two nights during the 2016 edition of the Lockn' festival, which is scheduled from August 25 to August 28 at...

Metallica, Chris Martin & Eddie Vedder to Participate in This Year’s Global Citizen Festival

Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Getty Images for F1 Rocks in India with VladivaNew York's Central Park will host rock, R&B, rap, EDM and metal this September, as the Global Citizen Festival returns for its fifth year this...

The Who’s Pete Townshend Teams with Fender to Help Design Custom Stratocaster

© George ChinThe Who's Pete Townshend has played, and smashed, a variety of electric guitars over the years, but since 1989 one of his favorite go-to instrument has been a customized ...

David Bowie’s Stage Production “Lazarus” to Open at London Theater in October

Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Tribeca Film FestivalLazarus, the stage production co-written by the late David Bowie and Once playwright Enda Walsh that debuted off-Broadway last November, will premiere at London's Kings Cross Theatre on...

Ready for the Rockies: Neil Young to Play Telluride, Colorado, for the First Time...

Credit: Jay BlakesbergNeil Young will be heading to the heart of the Rocky Mountains this fall to play his first shows ever in Telluride, Colorado, on September 30 and October 1. The folk-rock legend...

Ozzy Osbourne Says Marriage to Sharon Is “Back on Track Again”

Tibrina Hobson/WireImageOzzy Osbourne said his very public split from wife Sharon Osbourne earlier this year was just a "bump in the road" and the two are now "back on track again." "Oh, she's back on...

New David Bowie Box Set to Feature Previously Unreleased 1974 Album, “The Gouster”

Credit: Jimmy KingAn archival David Bowie box set titled Who Can I Be Now? (1974–1976), a follow-up to 2015's Five Years (1969-1973) compilation, will be released on September 23. The expansive collection will include...

Heart, John Mellencamp & More Join A-List Artists on “Stop Using Our Songs” Parody...

L-R: Nancy & Ann Wilson of Heart; Michael Stewart/WireImageEvery election cycle, there’s always at least a few stories about candidates using a singer or band’s song in their campaign without the artist’s...

Michael Hutchence Documentary in the Works

Frans Schellekens/RedfernsAlmost 20 years after his death, we're going to get a feature-length documentary about the late INXS lead singer Michael Hutchenece. Director Richard Lowenstein will both direct and produce the documentary.  He goes way back...

Welcome to the Jungle: 30 People Arrested at Guns N’ Roses concert in New...

Axl Rose; Francesco Castaldo/Archivio Francesco Castaldo/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty ImagesState troopers arrested 30 people at the Guns N’ Roses concert at MetLife Stadium on Saturday night, State Police Sgt. First Class Gregory Williams, said,...

Yes’ Geoff Downes Looking Forward to Tackling “Tales from Topographic Oceans” on New Tour

Credit: Glenn GottliebYes launches a new long-distance U.S. runaround tonight in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. On this tour, the famed prog-rockers will be playing their 1980 album Drama in its entirety, sides one and...

Video of Jon Lord’s Farewell Concert with Deep Purple Getting Standalone DVD Release

Eagle Rock EntertainmentA home video documenting founding Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord's final performance as a member of the band, will be released as a standalone DVD and digital download for the...

New Dramatic Movie Focusing on John Lennon’s Death to Get Theatrical Release in October

Vinnie Zuffante/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesA new dramatic film focusing on the events immediately following the December 1980 shooting of John Lennon will premiere in select theaters on October 7, Variety reports. The Lennon Report, which...

Eddie Vedder Rocks with Sting and Peter Gabriel in Seattle

C Flanigan/Getty ImagesDuring their show at New York City's Madison Square Garden earlier this year, Pearl Jam invited Sting on stage to sing The Police song "Driven to Tears." Now, Eddie Vedder has returned...

Founding Yes Singer Jon Anderson to Be Honored with 2016 Prog God Award

Courtesy of Prog MagazineEx-Yes frontman Jon Anderson will receive the prestigious Prog God prize at the 2016 Progressive Music Awards, which will take place September 1 at the Underglobe venue in London. The...

Rolling Stones Say Trump Used of Their Music During RNC Without Permission

In May, The Rolling Stones demanded that Donald Trump stop playing their music at his campaign events, but you can't always get what you want. On Thursday night at the Republican National ...

Paul McCartney Honored as UK’s “Most Successful Album Artist”

MPL Communications/MJ KimThe U.K.'s Official Charts Company has presented Paul McCartney with the prestigious Official Chart Record Breaker Award in recognition of the rock legend being the most successful album artist in the...

Don McLean Accepts Plea Deal in Domestic Violence Case Involving Now-Ex-Wife

Brian Rasic/WireImage"American Pie" singer/songwriter Don McLean pleaded guilty to assaulting his now-ex-wife, Patrisha, this past January, the Portland Press-Herald reports. The plea came Thursday as part of a plea deal in a Rockland, Maine...

Back in the Saddle: Joe Perry Rejoining Hollywood Vampires Tour Tonight

Credit: Ross HalfinGreat news to report about Joe Perry: the legendary Aerosmith guitarist, who was hospitalized earlier this month after collapsing onstage while performing with the Hollywood Vampires supergroup, will rejoin the latter band's...

Lou Reed Celebration in New York City Next Week to Feature David Johansen, Lenny...

Courtesy of the Lou Reed ArchiveDavid Johansen and Patti Smith guitarist Lenny Kaye are among the many musicians and celebrities confirmed to take part in a series of free events paying homage to the...

Sting Announces November Release Date for New Rock Album, “57th and 9th”

Credit: Frank Ockenfels IIISting has revealed that his recently announced studio album, 57th and 9th, will be released on November 11. A new trailer promoting the record has premiered on YouTube that features footage...

Sting Announces November Release Date for New Rock Album, “57th and 9th”

Frank Ockenfels IIISting has revealed that his recently announced studio album, 57th and 9th, will be released on November 11. A new trailer promoting the record has premiered on YouTube that features footage of...

George Harrison’s Twitter Labels Trump Use of Beatles Song “Offensive”

Fox Phots/Getty ImagesThe official Twitter feed for the Estate of George Harrison protested the use of Harrison’s 1969 song "Here Comes the Sun" during the Republican National Convention Thursday night as "offensive.” The hit song, which appeared...

Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band Have the Top-Grossing Tour of 2016, So...

Credit: Danny ClinchConcertgoers have been flowing in droves to see Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band's 2016 The River Tour, as Billboard has announced that the trek was the top-grossing tour in the...

Elton John Encourages Youth to Help Fight Against AIDS

ABC/Randy HolmesElton John took the stage with Prince Harry today at the 2016 International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa. The two spoke on a panel about the needs of youth living with HIV...

Billy Joel Helps Tony Bennett Celebrate Upcoming 90th Birthday at His Latest NYC Show

Myrna M. Suarez/WireImageAt the latest edition of Billy Joel's ongoing monthly residency at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, the Piano Man invited another legendary New York singer, Tony Bennett, on stage to duet with...

Fab Reunion? Ringo Starr Says He’d “Tour with Paul McCartney Tomorrow”

Kevin Mazur/WireImage for Rock and Roll Hall of FameSurviving Beatles members Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney have performed together only sporadically since their famous group broke up in 1970, but Starr says he...

Poison Drummer Rikki Rockett Reveals He’s Cancer-Free

Credit: Adriano CamoleseHere's some happy health news to report about Poison drummer Rikki Rockett. After being diagnosed with oral cancer over a year ago, the '80s rocker has now been declared cancer-free by his...

Dave Davies Suggests More Kinks Music May Be Yet to Come, Shares Details of...

Credit: Rebecca G. WilsonIn recent years, Kinks guitarist Dave Davies and his older brother and fellow founding band mate Ray Davies have been alternately optimistic and doubtful about the possibility of a reunion...

Performing-Rights Organization BMI Says RNC No Longer Will Be Authorized to Play Queen Music

Neal Preston/© Queen Productions Ltd.It turns out that the Republican National Committee was authorized to use the Queen hit "We Are the Champions" at the party's national convention, but it apparently will no...

New Beatles Album Captures Performances from Band’s 1964 and ’65 Hollywood Bowl Concerts

©Apple Corps Ltd.A new Beatles concert album featuring performances from the band's three historic shows at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles in 1964 and '65 will be released on CD, digitally...

Temple of the Dog to Reunite for First-Ever Tour

ABC/Randy HolmesGrunge supergroup Temple of the Dog is reuniting for their first-ever tour. The five-date trek kicks off November 4 in Philadelphia and will hit New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles...

Ronnie Wood Backs Rabies Vaccine Campaign Aimed at Saving Dogs Around the World

PRNewsFoto/World Animal Protection UKRolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood is among the celebrities who are lending their support to a campaign seeking to promote the humane treatment of stray dogs by supplying rabies vaccinations...
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