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Special Event Announced For Ronnie James Dio's 80th Birthday

Special Event Announced For Ronnie James Dio's 80th Birthday

A special event has been announced to celebrate Ronnie James Dio's 80th birthday. Dio would have turned 80 years old on July 10. To celebrate the special day, the legendary Rainbow Bar & Grill on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood will host "At The Rainbow In The Dark," a special event for Dio family, friends,… ... Continue Reading
Neil Young + Promise Of The Real To Release New Live Album 'Noise & Flowers'

Neil Young + Promise Of The Real To Release New Live Album 'Noise & Flowers'

Neil Young and Promise Of The Real have announced a new live album, Noise & Flowers, which will drop on August 5. The project documents European shows in 2019 performed in tribute to Young's late manager Elliot Roberts. The project will feature hits like "Helpless" and "Rockin' in the Free World" and also fan favorites… ... Continue Reading
Styx, Tesla & Loverboy To Headline Florida's RokIsland Fest 2023

Styx, Tesla & Loverboy To Headline Florida's RokIsland Fest 2023

Styx, Tesla and Loverboy have been announced as headliners for RokIsland Fest 2023, which is set to return to the island of Key West, Florida, January 17-21. The second annual music festival, which is hosted by radio and television personality Eddie Trunk, has added an extra day of festival to its schedule. The festival will… ... Continue Reading
Def Leppard Launch Limited-Edition Beauty Collection

Def Leppard Launch Limited-Edition Beauty Collection

Rock and Roll Beauty has announced the release of their Def Leppard limited-edition beauty collection in celebration of 45 years of the rock band's legacy. With its shimmery pinks and metallic shades such as Rocket Blue, this 19-piece collection is available exclusively in Ulta Beauty stores nationwide, www.ulta.com and www.rockandrollbeauty.com. "Through a unique collaboration with… ... Continue Reading
R.E.M. To Release Debut EP 'Chronic Town' For First Time As Standalone CD

R.E.M. To Release Debut EP 'Chronic Town' For First Time As Standalone CD

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of their debut EP, R.E.M. have announced the release of the five-song EP Chronic Town as a standalone CD for the first time in the U.S. on August 19 via I.R.S./UMe. The album will also be available on picture disc vinyl and cassette. Chronic Town was recorded in October… ... Continue Reading
ZZ Top Share New Version Of 'Heard It On The X'

ZZ Top Share New Version Of 'Heard It On The X'

ZZ Top have shared a new version of "Heard it on the X" that will feature on the band's upcoming live album, Raw, which is due out on July 22. "Heard It On The X" featured on ZZ Top's fourth album Fandango!. Billy Gibbons noted, "Even though Dusty, Frank, and I grew up in different… ... Continue Reading
Whitesnake Cancel Shows Amid Various Health Issues

Whitesnake Cancel Shows Amid Various Health Issues

Whitesnake have canceled a couple of concerts that were scheduled for this week after members of the band were affected by various health problems. In a lengthy statement, the band's frontman David Coverdale said, "We have been rocking our way across the globe on the first part of our Farewell Tour giving all we've got… ... Continue Reading
KISS To Release 'Off The Soundboard: Live In Des Moines 1977'

KISS To Release 'Off The Soundboard: Live In Des Moines 1977'

KISS will release a new live album, Off the Soundboard: Live in Des Moines 1977, on September 9. The record is the latest from the band's Off the Soundboard official live bootleg series. It follows Live in Virginia Beach from 2004, which dropped in March, and Tokyo 2001, which dropped last summer. Des Moines 1977… ... Continue Reading
Stevie Nicks Shares Cover Of 'Cotton Candy Land' From 'Elvis' Soundtrack

Stevie Nicks Shares Cover Of 'Cotton Candy Land' From 'Elvis' Soundtrack

Stevie Nicks recently released a cover of "Cotton Candy Land," which features on the soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Presley biopic, Elvis. Nicks is joined on the track by singer-songwriter Chris Isaak. "Cotton Candy Land" was written by Ruth Batchelor and Bob Roberts and was recorded by Presley in 1962. Presley's rendition of the song… ... Continue Reading
Depeche Mode Reveal Keyboardist Andy Fletcher's Cause Of Death

Depeche Mode Reveal Keyboardist Andy Fletcher's Cause Of Death

Weeks after the death of Andy Fletcher, Depeche Mode have revealed that their keyboardist passed away after suffering an aortic dissection. In a statement revealing the Depeche Mode founding member's cause of death, his bandmates Dave Gahan and Martin Gore said, "A couple weeks ago we received the result from the medical examiners, which Andy's… ... Continue Reading
Jeff Beck & Johnny Depp Share Cover Of The Beach Boys' 'Caroline, No'

Jeff Beck & Johnny Depp Share Cover Of The Beach Boys' 'Caroline, No'

Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp recently released a cover of The Beach Boys' "Caroline, No" along with an accompanying music video. The video finds Beck and his live band performing the song onstage. Depp doesn't appear in the video. The instrumental cover version of the hit from Beach Boys' 1966 album Pet Sounds, will be… ... Continue Reading
Ozzy Osbourne Drops Title Track From Upcoming Album 'Patient Number 9'

Ozzy Osbourne Drops Title Track From Upcoming Album 'Patient Number 9'

Ozzy Osbourne recently released "Patient Number 9," the title track from his upcoming new album. "Patient Number 9" is Osbourne's first new material since his 2020 studio album, Ordinary Man. The song features guitar icon Jeff Beck and was co-written by Osbourne's wife, Sharon. "When they call your name, better run and hide / Tell… ... Continue Reading
Kacey Musgraves Shares Cover Of 'Can't Help Falling In Love' From 'Elvis' Soundtrack

Kacey Musgraves Shares Cover Of 'Can't Help Falling In Love' From 'Elvis' Soundtrack

Kacey Musgraves recently shared her cover of "Can't Help Falling In Love" from the soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Presley biopic, Elvis. The biopic, which explores the relationship between the late rock icon and his manager Colonel Tom Parker, was released in the U.S. on Friday June 24. The film stars Austin Butler in the… ... Continue Reading
Alice Cooper 2015 Reunion Show To Receive Official Release

Alice Cooper 2015 Reunion Show To Receive Official Release

The Alice Cooper band's 2015 reunion show is going to be released on CD, LP and in digital shops worldwide. The legendary reunion show, featuring all-time classics such as "No More Mr. Nice Guy," "I'm Eighteen" and "School's Out," will be available for the first time on September 30. In October 2015, more than 40… ... Continue Reading
Blondie Share New Lyric Video For Cover Of The Doors' 'Moonlight Drive'

Blondie Share New Lyric Video For Cover Of The Doors' 'Moonlight Drive'

Blondie recently released a new lyric video for their cover of the Doors track "Moonlight Drive." The song is the lead track from Blondie's upcoming expansive box set Against The Odds 1974-1982, due out on August 26. The new clip shares the lyrics to the previously-unreleased version of the Doors track, which has powerful guitar… ... Continue Reading
Pink Floyd To Release Physical Versions Of Ukraine Benefit Single 'Hey Hey Rise Up'

Pink Floyd To Release Physical Versions Of Ukraine Benefit Single 'Hey Hey Rise Up'

Pink Floyd will release on July 15 two physical versions of their first newly recorded music in over 25 years, "Hey Hey Rise Up." The single, which was initially released digitally in April in support of the people of Ukraine, was No. 1 in 27 countries.. It will be available on 7" and CD single.… ... Continue Reading
Minions Star In Video For Diana Ross And Tame Impala's 'Turn Up The Sunshine'

Minions Star In Video For Diana Ross And Tame Impala's 'Turn Up The Sunshine'

The video for Diana Ross and Tame Impala's recent collaboration, "Turn Up The Sunshine," shows the Minions dancing and lip-syncing to the lyrics. The track, which was released in May, is part of the soundtrack for the upcoming action comedy, Minions: The Rise Of Gru. The Minions: The Rise Of Gru soundtrack, produced by 2022… ... Continue Reading
Paramount+ Announces Documentary About Don McLean's 'American Pie'

Paramount+ Announces Documentary About Don McLean's 'American Pie'

Paramount+ has announced that a documentary revealing the secrets behind Don McLean's iconic song, "American Pie," will premiere exclusively on the streaming service on July 19. Additionally, the documentary will have a special Academy qualifying run in New York City and Los Angeles starting on July 8 and will screen in Showcase Cinemas and associated… ... Continue Reading
Judas Priest Announce '50 Heavy Metal Years Tour' With Queensryche

Judas Priest Announce '50 Heavy Metal Years Tour' With Queensryche

Judas Priest have announced a set of fall 2022 U.S. dates for their "50 Heavy Metal Years Tour" with Queensryche. After embarking on a North American run earlier this year, Judas Priest are currently touring Europe as part of their 50-year celebration. The newly-announced fall tour will kick off on October 13 in Wallingford, Connecticut,… ... Continue Reading
AXS TV's 'Red, White & Rock' Weekend To Feature Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam Docs, Concert Films

AXS TV's 'Red, White & Rock' Weekend To Feature Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam Docs, Concert Films

AXS TV is set to celebrate this 4th of July with Red, White & Rock! a three-day event that will include the premiere of concert films and documentaries featuring Bruce Springsteen and Pearl Jam. Red, White, & Rock! will kick off on Saturday, July 2nd and run through Monday, July 4th. It will include shows… ... Continue Reading