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It was 45 years ago today (September 26th, 1969) that the Beatles' final album, Abbey Road, was released. Although the Let It Be album was released the next year featuring earlier unreleased tracks, Abbey Road was the last album the group recorded together. The album's working...
It was 40 years ago today (September 26th, 1974) that John Lennon released the chart-topping Walls And Bridges -- his final full-length original album before his death. Although 1975 would see the release of the covers collection, Rock N' Roll, and after his five-year self-...
Happy Birthday to Meat Loaf, who turns 67-years-old on Saturday (September 27th). Throughout the years, Meat Loaf has given conflicting reports as to the actual date of his birth -- not out of vanity, but as a general payback to an at times harsh rock press. When we asked him...
AC/DC will release its new album, titled Rock Or Bust, on December 2nd. The 11-song collection is the band's first since 2008's Black Ice. Starting this Saturday (September 27th), Turner Sports will preview a song from the album called "Play Ball" on TBS and other Turner media...
The Who will release their first new song in eight years on October 27th as part of their 42-track career-spanning double disc compilation, Who Hits 50! The new track, which is also Roger Daltrey’s parting words during the Who’s concerts -- “Be Lucky” -- features Who live...
Metallica will release a 10th anniversary two-disc Blu-ray edition of the band's 2004 documentary, Metallica: Some Kind Of Monster, on November 24th. The new edition of the film will be available digitally and via VOD for the first time. It will also contain a new bonus feature...
Slash's third solo album, World On Fire, sold around 29,000 copies in its first week of release to debut at Number 10 on the Billboard 200 album chart. The CD arrived in stores on Tuesday, September 16th, and debuted in the Top 10 in a number of other countries, including Number...
After years of waiting for decent remasters of Bruce Springsteen’s early albums, “The Boss’” fans are in luck. Coming on November 17th is the new box set, Bruce Springsteen: The Album Collection Volume 1: 1973-1984. The set, which will be released both on vinyl and on CD,...
John Mellencamp is receiving high praise for his new album, Plain Spoken, which was released this week. Mellencamp, who'll undertake an 80-date tour beginning in 2015, revealed that "Troubled Man" -- the lead singe from the new set -- has taken decades to finally see completion...