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Newly published is Hipgnosis Portraits, by longtime Pink Floyd collaborator and video director Aubrey “Po” Powell. Powell and his late partner Storm Thorgerson, conceived and created legendary and timeless album and singles covers for Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Peter Gabriel,...
It was 39 years ago Saturday (December 20th, 1975) that the Eagles announced the departure of co-founder and guitarist Bernie Leadon, and that former James Gang frontman Joe Walsh was officially replacing him. During Leadon's time with the Eagles he co-wrote a total of 11 songs...
Steven Van Zandt is proud of his “Boss” Bruce Springsteen for nailing his part during his appearance in Lilyhammer. Springsteen played Giuseppe Tagliano, the brother of Van Zandt's character Frank "The Fixer" Tagliano, on the third season finale of the show now airing on Netflix...
Still running until January 4th at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is the David Bowie Is exhibit. The show is the first full retrospective of David Bowie’s career, featuring over 400 objects, most from Bowie’s personal archive "including handwritten lyrics, original costumes...
George Harrison will be honored with the Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award prior to next year’s Grammy Awards in February. The academy will also honor blues legend Buddy Guy, the Bee Gees, country duo the Louvin Brothers, jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter, composer...
Tickets for the first announced dates on AC/DC's 2015 world tour are reportedly going fast, with the band's July 1st show at Dublin, Ireland's 52,000-person capacity Aviva Stadium selling out in less than 20 minutes. according to The Independent. Meanwhile, all 72,500 tickets to...
Happy Birthday to Rolling Stones co-founder Keith Richards, who turns 71-years-old today (December 18th). Richards, a man who due to his previous penchant for hard street drugs wasn't expected to see 30 -- let alone 70 -- has often infamously topped numerous "Most Likely To Die...
The Who has announced that Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will appear as the opening act on their upcoming North American tour. Jett, who was just tapped as an inductee to the 2015 class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, will play both the spring and fall legs of the tour,...
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich will appear in a new film called Radio Dreams from young Iranian director Babak Jalali. The comedy started production on November 18th in San Francisco, with Ulrich shooting his scenes on December 8th. The film also features an appearance from...