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Fleetwood Mac’s undisputed 1977 masterpiece, Rumours, has been awarded its 20th platinum certificate, by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America). Vintage Vinyl News reported that the new bump has pushed Rumours into the eighth biggest selling spot, tied with the...
Classic tracks by Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, and Simon & Garfunkel are featured on the soundtrack to the new movie, titled Wild, which co-stars Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern. The film, which hits theaters on December 5th, was directed by Jean-Marc Vallee, and was...
It was 34 years ago today (October 23rd, 1980) that John Lennon's "comeback" single "(Just Like) Starting Over" was released, breaking Lennon's then-five year hiatus from recording. Lennon had devoted himself to becoming a self proclaimed "house husband" following the birth of...
Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler, Alan Jackson, and Brad Paisley have all signed on to perform on the upcoming CMA Country Christmas special, taping before an audience in Nashville on Friday, November 7th at the Bridgestone Arena. CMA Country Christmas, hosted by Jennifer Nettles...
In celebration of his 70th birthday on March 30th, Eric Clapton has announced four shows at London’s legendary Royal Albert Hall. “Slowhand” will play the Hall on May 14th, 15th, 17th, and 18th 2015, with his backing band consisting of drummer Steve Gadd, former Squeeze and Mike...
Foo Fighters will play a gig to celebrate the premiere of the second Sonic Highways episode this Friday (October 24th) on HBO. This time the group will hit the stage at the Black Cat in Washington D.C. just after the episode airs. The second segment of the series also takes...
Pearl Jam performed its entire fifth album, 1998's Yield, in concert on Monday night (October 20th) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. According to Rolling Stone, the band began the performance about five songs into their set, following a cover of the Who's "Baba O'Riley" that featured a...
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea told Rolling Stone that the band has nearly completed writing the songs for their next effort and will be ready to hit the studio soon. Flea explained, "We’ve been writing and rehearsing, rolling up our sleeves, getting in the studio and doing...
As if Stevie Nicks wasn’t busy enough with a new Top 10 album -- 24 Karat Gold: Songs From The Vault -- and a sold out Fleetwood Mac tour, her first photo exhibit is now running in New York City. The show, featuring a selection of Nicks' formally lit and posed Polaroid...