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Billy Joel’s Original Band to Reunite in October

The surviving members of Billy Joel’s original band will reunite in October when they are inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Drummer Liberty DeVitto, the late Doug Stegmeyer, vocalist and guitarist Russell Javors and saxophonist Richie Cannata … Continue reading

Bob Seger Sets Release Date for New Album

Bob Seger will be releasing a new album this fall – the follow up to 2006′s Face The Promise. That makes Ride Out his first release of new material in eight years. The album, which comes just months before the … Continue reading

U2 Won’t Be Delaying New Album, Despite Reports

Reports have been circulating as of late that U2 is delayed the release of their new album until 2015, but a spokesperson for the band has told Rolling Stone that the rumors are not true. “We’ve always said an album … Continue reading

Eddie Vedder Challenges Bruce Springsteen to ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Over the past few weeks, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has swept social media, raising awareness for the disease, typically known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. A slew of celebrities from rock stars, to athletes, to politicians and CEOs have taken … Continue reading

Listen to the First Single from Johnny Winter’s Final Studio Album

On September 2nd, Megaforce Records will release Johnny Winter’s final studio album Step Back. Completed in 2014 just prior to his tragic death, this album is a star-studded effort featuring Eric Clapton, Ben Harper, Billy Gibbons, Joe Perry, Dr. John, … Continue reading

Paul McCartney ‘Marries’ Couple on Stage

Paul McCartney made dreams come true for a Beatles fan and her fianc√© Tuesday night, when McCartney married the couple on stage at the end of his show in Phoenix. Andrea Copado and Adam Kowal watched the Sir Paul’s concert … Continue reading

Aerosmith Cancels Tour Date Due to Health Problems

Aerosmith had to cancel their Wednesday night performance in Concord, CA due to heart-related complications suffered by drummer Joey Kramer. Tickets for the show, which was part of the band’s Let Rock Rule tour, are being refunded at point of … Continue reading

Classic Rock Roll of Honour Nominees Announced

Classic Rock magazine has announced the nominees for this year’s Classic Rock Roll of Honur Awards, which will be held in the U.S. for the first time this year. The event takes place November 4th in Los Angeles and will … Continue reading

Sammy Hagar Will Host First U.S. Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards

When the traditionally UK-based Classic Rock Roll of Honour Awards move this side of the Atlantic on November 4th, Sammy Hagar will be on stage to host ceremonies. The event, presented by Classic Rock magazine, is celebrating it’s 10th Anniversary … Continue reading

Ace Frehley Performs ‘New York Groove’ with The Roots

Former Kiss Lead guitarist Ace Frehley appeared on Tuesday night’s episode of The Tonight Show in anticipation of his forthcoming solo album, Space Invader. Check out his performance of the Kiss song “New York Groove” with house band The Roots … Continue reading

Ace Frehley Covers Steve Miller Band’s ‘The Joker’ [LISTEN]

In anticipation of his forthcoming album, Space Invader, Ace Frehley has released a new single – a cover of Steve Miller Band’s “The Joker.” Space Invader is set for release on August 19th. It features “The Joker,” the album’s first … Continue reading

Paul McCartney Writes Music for New Video Game

Paul McCartney has provided the musical score for a new video game titled Destiny. The game, which comes from game creators Bungie and Activision, is an online multi-player first-person shooting game. McCartney began working on the score in 2010 along … Continue reading

Billy Joel To Be Featured in New PBS Doc

A PBS documentary that is part of the ‘American Masters‘ series will feature Billy Joel, as well as a number of other public figure Baby Boomers. The Boomer List, which airs September 23rd,¬† features interviews with 19 celebrities born during … Continue reading

Eric Clapton to Release New Tour Documentary This Fall

Eric Clapton is set to release a new documentary-style concert film this fall that chronicles the Far and Middle Eastern leg of his 2014 tour. The release, which will be available on DVD and Blu-ray comes shortly after the guitarist … Continue reading

Robert Plant Announces Fall Tour

Robert Plant has announced a brief North American tour that will kick off September 25th in Port Chester, NY. Additional tour stops include two dates in Brooklyn, as well as shows in Toronto, Chicago, Denver and Los Angeles. Plant is … Continue reading

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