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Bob Dylan has chosen the senior citizens magazine AARP to publicize his upcoming standards collection, Shadows In The Night -- rather than the more likely outlets, such as Rolling Stone, Billboard, Mojo, or Uncut. On the new set, Dylan has tackled tunes which have all at one...
A 12-year-old boy from Scotland could get to open for AC/DC when the band comes to Glasgow on its world tour this June. After a video of Kris McDowall performing the band's classic "You Shook Me All Night Long" went viral, an online petition has been started on Facebook asking...
Ex-Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland, Guns N' Roses guitarist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal and Disturbed bassist John Moyer have joined forces in a new band called Art Of Anarchy. The rest of the lineup is filled out by Jon Votta on guitar and Vince Votta on drums. The group's...
Billy Idol was forced to cancel his January 21st show New Orleans and January 22nd Atlanta concert due to what is being described as a “pesky” chest infection. Idol posted a message to fans on his official website Billy Idol.net, which read: “I’m really disappointed to be...
Coming on March 31st is the definitive double-disc Grateful Dead “hits” compilation, The Best Of The Grateful Dead, released to commemorate the band’s 50th anniversary. The set includes 32 chronologically programmed key tracks, featuring songs from every studio album from 1967's...
The definitive book on Genesis’ long and fascinating post-Peter Gabriel live career will be released on March 2nd, according to Classic Rock magazine. The tome, called A Selection of Shows - Genesis (&Solo) Live Guide 1976-2014, features forewords by Phil Collins and Steve...
Billy Joel is set for his first proper San Francisco concert since 1972 on September 5th at AT&T Park. Although Billy has hardly been a stranger to Northern California and the Bay Area, his shows over the years have focused on such towns Berkeley, Oakland, and Daly City,...
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...