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Out today is Ringo Starr's 18th studio set, Postcard From Paradise. The 11-track self-produced collection is the followup to Ringo 2012, and features contributions from such heavyweights as his brother-in-law Joe Walsh, Peter Frampton, Heartbreakers keyboardist Benmont Tench,...
Happy Birthday to Eric Clapton, who turns 70 today (March 30th, 1945). Since his mid-'60s stint in the Yardbirds, through John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Cream, Blind Faith, Derek & The Dominos, and his solo career, Clapton -- who was affectionately dubbed "Slowhand" by his...
The Rolling Stones will announce their 2015 North American tour this week, according to numerous sources. Despite a still unexplained snafu preventing the band from delivering on “Satisfaction Thursday” -- March 19th -- the lead up to which featured cryptic song titles and key...
Deep Purple has just announced a 15-date North American trek for July and August. The band kicks things off on July 14th at Lewiston, New York’s Art Park Amphitheatre and winds down just over a month later on August 14th in Saratoga, California at The Mountain Winery. The band’s...
It was 48 years ago today (March 30th, 1967) that the Beatles posed for their famous Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover. The Beatles, who were sporting psychedelic marching band outfits, had designed the album cover concept with then husband and wife team Peter...
Tremonti, the band fronted by Alter Bridge/Creed guitarist Mark Tremonti, has announced that bassist Wolfgang Van Halen will not tour with the band due to commitments with his main act, Van Halen. Wolfgang said in a statement, "I am still part of Tremonti and very excited for...
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's new musical will be featured as part of the 2015 season for theatrical companies on both the West and East Coasts. The show, titled These Paper Bullets!, is described as a "modish rip-off" of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing...
Elton John has not spoken to his mother in seven years. Elton’s 90-year-old mom, Sheila Farebrother, revealed to The Daily Mail that the pair stopped speaking when Farebrother refused to stop talking to two of Elton’s longtime insiders that Elton had cut off after decades of...
Check out Sammy Hagar & The Circle's version of Poundcake from the 1991 album For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge. Poundcake was the first song to be released as a single from the album and made it to #1 on U.S. Billboard Album Rock Tracks chart. This version was played last year...