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Coming on September 23rd are digitally remastered versions of George Harrison’s first six solo albums released between 1968 and 1975 on the Beatles’ Apple Records label. All the albums in the set -- Wonderwall Music (1968), Electronic Sound (1969), All Things Must Pass (1970),...
Mick Fleetwood definitely feels as though a major component of Fleetwood Mac has returned since Christine McVie rejoined that band following a 16-year hiatus. Fleetwood told, Elle, “Since she’s been back, I’m already feeling the steadying effect of her presence. There is no...
Peter Frampton is out on the road this summer with a career spanning show. Obviously, any Frampton concert has to include a healthy dose of Frampton Comes Alive! classics, and this year finds such staples as “Doobie Wah,” “Show Me The Way,” “(I’ll Give You) Money,” “Baby, I Love...
Faith No More has confirmed that the band is working on its first new album since 1997. That was when the group released its last studio effort, Album Of The Year, before calling it quits in 1998. After reuniting in 2009 for a series of live appearances that has stretched out...
Jimi Jamison, the second lead singer of Survivor, died on Sunday night (September 1st) of a heart attack at age 63, according to Vintage Vinyl News. In 1984 he replaced Dave Bickler as the band’s frontman after Bickler -- who sang lead on “Eye Of The Tiger” -- was forced to step...
Co-founding Jethro Tull bassist Glenn Cornick died on August 28th of congestive heart failure at age 67, according to JethroTull.com. Cornick played on Tull’s first three albums -- 1968’s This Was, 1969’s Stand Up, and 1970’s Benefit -- and also appeared with the band during...
Tom Petty says that his new Heartbreakers collection, Hypnotic Eye, nearly followed the same route as their last set, the 2010 blues-based Mojo album. Petty told Uncut that Hypnotic Eye -- which marks Petty's first ever chart-topping album -- changed course pretty suddenly: "...
Foo Fighters have released another eight-second sample of music from their eighth studio album, Sonic Highways. The band posted on Twitter that it had received test pressings of the vinyl version of the record, then posted the brief sample of roaring guitars. Sonic Highways is...
Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith sat down to chat for an hour together in a new video posted at Music Radar, in which Gossard admits that the Chili Peppers changed Pearl Jam's lives by taking them on an early tour. Gossard recalled...