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Ringo Starr says that Beatles commitments in 2014 forced him to push his solo album back until early next year. Fans were hoping that the followup to Ringo 2012 would be out in time for this summer's All Starr Band tour, but Ringo admitted that between his appearance with Paul...
A former personal manager for Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose believes that a reunion of the band's classic lineup could happen -- possibly as soon as two years from now. Craig Duswalt, who was Rose's personal handler on the 1991-1993 Use Your Illusion tour, told ABC News that...
Prior to performing their first ever concert in Israel on June 4th at Tel Aviv's HaYarkon Park, the Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts, and Ron Wood made a pilgrimage to Jerusalem's Wailing Wall. The Wall -- also known as the "Western Wall" -- is among the most sacred...
It was 45 years ago Sunday (June 8th, 1969) that Brian Jones, a founding member of the Rolling Stones, officially quit the band. Jones, a blues enthusiast, both named and led the original group, which included Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, and...
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has been appointed Visiting Professor Of Music at England's Coventry University, which awarded him with an Honorary Doctorate Of Arts in November last year for his outstanding contribution to global music. Iommi began his first official...
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers dropped two cities from their summer itinerary -- only to tag three more on. Pollstar reported that Petty and the band have scrapped their shows scheduled for September 30th in Kansas City, Missouri and October 1st in Lincoln, Nebraska. Refunds...
Peter Frampton has just uploaded the title track to his upcoming mini-album, Hummingbird In A Box - Songs From The Ballet. The new set is due out on June 24th and marks the first new Frampton music since the 2010 release of Thank You Mr. Churchill. The piece was commissioned by...
It was 52 years ago on today (June 6th, 1962) that the Beatles successfully auditioned for EMI Records at the legendary Abbey Road Studios. The group, which included original drummer Pete Best, performed a handful of songs, two of which have survived the years -- a take of "...
Ringo Starr has just added an October leg to his 25th anniversary All Starr Band tour. Ringo and the band kick off its spring and summer dates tonight (June 6th) at Rama, Ontario's Rama Casino. Ringo is making history by keeping the same band for three years running, with...