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Coming to DVD and Blu-ray on March 24th is A MusiCares Tribute To Paul McCartney. The February 10th, 2012 event at the Los Angeles Convention Center featured such high profile performers as Paul McCartney and his band, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, James Taylor, Joe Walsh, Dave...
It’s nearly a year away, but Motley Crue has announced the date of their last show ever. The Final Tour kicked off last year and will end New Year’s Eve at the Staples Center in Los Angeles after one more round of North American gigs. Because of higher ticket demand, some cities...
Mick Jagger has established a scholarship in honor of his late girlfriend, fashion designer L’Wren Scott. L'Wren, who was Mick's girlfriend of 13 years, committed suicide last March, she was 49. Following her death, it was discovered that she had financial worries and was nearly...
John Mellencamp is officially back on tour, and kicks off his 80-date trek off tonight (January 21st) at South Bend, Indiana's Morris Performing Arts Center. Mellencamp is on the road in support of his latest album, Plain Spoken, which was released on September 23rd and peaked...
Billy Idol kicks off his 19-date North American tour tonight (January 21st) in New Orleans at the House of Blues. Idol is on the road in support of first new studio set in nearly a decade, titled Kings & Queens Of The Underground along with his long-awaited autobiography,...
Jackson Browne wrapped up 2014 with a sold out tour and a new album that Rolling Stone called one of the 50 best of the year. His new tour kicks off next month with several dates in Florida, and then he goes to Japan, Italy, Germany, and Switzerland. Though the new cd Standing...
Foo Fighters bassist Nate Mendel has set March 10th as the release date for If I Kill This Thing We’re All Going To Eat For A Week, the debut disc from his side project Lieutenant. According to Spin, Mendel sings lead vocals and plays guitar for the project, which features guest...
Fleetwood Mac was forced to cut its show by over an hour on Saturday night (January 17th) at Lincoln, Nebraska’s Pinnacle Bank Arena after Mick Fleetwood was forced to leave the stage. The band, who drafted Fleetwood ’s drum tech to run through “Go Your Own Way,” wrapped the set...
The Who’s pre-Tommy era is explored in the new book Pretend You’re In A War: The Who And The Sixties. Author Mark Blake -- best known for his Pink Floyd biographies Comfortably Numb: The Inside Story Of Pink Floyd and the Queen book, Is This The Real Life: The Untold Story Of...