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Pink Floyd Announces New Album With International Artwork Reveal

In true Pink Floyd style, the band has announced the release date for their new album with an artwork reveal spanning the globe. The Endless River, due out November 10th, will be Pink Floyd’s first new release in two decades.  … Continue reading

Bryan Adams Celebrating ‘Reckless’ 30th Anniversary with Canadian Tour

Bryan Adams will hit the road in his native Canada next year to celebrate the 30th anniversary of his Reckless album. The tour kicks off January 12th in Voctoria and continues across the country through February 28th in Toronto. Reckless … Continue reading

Beatles’ Eleanor Rigby Sculpted from 1.6M Worth of Bank Notes

A sculpture of The Beatles’ Eleanor Rigby has been created out of 1.6M (US) worth of used bank notes. The statue, which stands 5 ft. 2 in., was created by artist Leonard J. Brown. The piece is a statement on … Continue reading

Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson Joins Global Campaign Against IEDs

Ian Anderson and the best of Jethro Tull will headline The National Theater in Richmond, VA next month to honor veterans, first responders, and to raise awareness of the global threat from Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). All proceeds from the … Continue reading

Freddie Mercury & Michael Jackson Duet To Be Released

Thirty years later, Queen will finally release the song “There Must Be More To Life Than This” – a track that features vocals by Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson. The song, originally written for the Hot Space album, was never … Continue reading

Metallica Releasing 27 Live Albums by End of Year

Metallica is preparing to release an extensive number of live albums, 27 in total, by the end of the year.  Though the band has been offering high-quality recordings of their live concerts as digital downloads via LiveMetallica.com for years, they … Continue reading

Gregg Allman To Be Honored with Living Legend Award

Gregg Allman will receive the Living Legend Award at the 10th Annual Classic Rock Awards this fall. The Classic Rock Roll of Honour ceremony will take place in the United States for the first time on November 4th at The … Continue reading

Hear An Unreleased Acoustic Version of George Harrison’s ‘Dark Horse’

On September 23rd, George Harrison: The Apple Years 1968-75 box set will be released, featuring the ex-Beatles first six solo albums remastered by Dhani Harrison and Paul Hicks, a DVD with a brand-new short film directed by Olivia Harrison, and … Continue reading

Yusuf / Cat Stevens Returns With New Album

On October 27th, iconic singer-songwriter Yusuf (formerly known as Cat Stevens), returns with his first new album in five years, Tell ‘Em I’m Gone. The album – the follow up to 2009′s acclaimed Roadsinger – was recorded all over the … Continue reading

Legendary Studio Owner Tom Skeeter Dies at 82

Owner of the legendary Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, CA, Tom Skeeter, has died. The news was announced Saturday via the studio’s Facebook page. “We lost our main man, Tommy Skeeter this week,” reads the post. “Grateful our Sound … Continue reading

Mark Knopfler Announces New Album and European Tour

Mark Knopfler, best known as the lead guitarist and vocalist for the Dire Straits, has announced his new studio album, Tracker, will be released in early 2015. Tracker is the follow up to 2012′s Privateering, which was Knopfler’s 8th solo … Continue reading

Stream New Slash Feat. Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators Album Now

Slash and his band Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators have released their new album, World on Fire. The album is available to stream in full on USA Today.com. Slash will celebrate the release by stopping by The Howard Stern … Continue reading

Watch the Trailer for Previously Unreleased Self-Produced Film from The Doors

Fans of The Doors will savor the news about the November 11 street date of a never-before-released documentary film produced by the band.  Titled Feast of Friends, the intimate and rare look at the explosive rock band is, after 45 … Continue reading

Hear New Billy Idol Song ‘Can’t Break Me Down’

Rock icon Billy Idol has released his first new music in nearly a decade. From the forthcoming album, Kings & Queens Of The Underground, listen to “Can’t Break Me Down” below now! Kings & Queens Of The Underground is available … Continue reading

John Mellencamp Announces 2015 ‘Plain Spoken’ Tour

John Mellencamp has announced his upcoming Plain Spoken tour beginning in January 2015 and continuing through the summer. The tour includes 80 shows throughout North America including multiple dates in his hometown of Bloomington, IN. The tour will be in … Continue reading

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