Music

AC/DC: Something Is Brewing

With rumors that AC/DC will announce a tour tomorrow (Wednesday), they've posted a notice acknowledging the 40th anniversary of their sixth studio album, Highway to Hell, with the caption, "Celebrate with us all month long." Highway to Hell was released on July 27th, 1979 and was the last studio...
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50 Years Ago Today We Left For The Moon Inspiring A Moody Blues Album

Fifty years ago today (Tuesday), Apollo 11 lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida en route to the moon. This mission was the inspiration for the fifth album from The Moody Blues, To Our Children's Children's Children. The album opens with the sound of a rocket one blasting off, which...
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 Carlos Santana (right) and David Brown perform with the other members of Santana at Woodstock

Woodstock 50: Permit Denied

The promoters of Woodstock 50 have been denied a permit to stage the event at Vernon Downs in Vernon Downs, New York. Oneida County Administrator Anthony Picente Jr. told Variety that the promoters have five days to appeal the decision, but that “what they have submitted to date has not met many of...
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Bob Seger: 1/2 way through 2019 and His Tour Is One Of The Top Earners

Midway through 2019, farewell tours by Elton John, KISS and Bob Seger are among the year's most lucrative North Americanoutings, according to the concert industry publication Pollstar. Pink tops the list -- based on shows between November 22nd, 2018 and May 22nd, 2019 -- with an average per-show...
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Steve Miller: Sports Psychic?

Does Steve Miller have a crystal ball along with a collection of Les Paul guitars? A column on Yahoo Entertainment suggests that Miller's classic song "Rock'n Me" made a series of football predictions that all came true. Of course, it takes a little imagination to verify what the lyrics appear to...
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Sir Elton John and Taron Egerton perform during the "Rocketman" Gala Party during the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival

Elton John: New Song New Video

Elton John has a video for his new song, "(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again," his duet with Taron Egerton that plays over the closing credits of Rocketman. Video of Elton John, Taron Egerton - (I'm Gonna) Love Me Again The video features psychedelic animation with photos and live footage from...
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Ringo Starr Tribute To All-Star Dr. John

Ringo Starr is remembering his friend Dr. John by posting a video of the man he calls "the only doctor in the house" performing "Right Place, Wrong Time" on the first All-Starr Band tour in 1989. Four other members of that lineup -- Billy Preston, Clarence Clemons, Levon Helm and Rick Danko -- have...
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Steve Miller: New Rarities Box Set This Fall

Steve Miller reaches deep into his personal archives for an upcoming box set. Due October 11th, Welcome to the Vault is highlighted by 38 unreleased rarities and five never-before-heard Steve Miller Band songs from the '60s and '70s. The three-CD, one-DVD set packs 52 audio tracks, 21 of them live...
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Tom Petty performs at Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre

A Colossal Loss Of Music Kept Quiet For 10 Years

Major pieces of music history were destroyed in a fire a decade ago and kept quiet until a new report by The New York Times. The paper says that a blaze at Universal Studios Hollywood in 2008 destroyed hundreds of master tapes, but that Universal kept the focus on the burned “King Kong” theme park...
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Van Halen: "Beautiful Girls" Mashup With EWF & Stevie Wonder

Van Halen find themselves in some good company as their 1979 song, "Beautiful Girls," forms the foundation for a new mash-up video with Earth, Wind & Fire's "Shining Star" and Stevie Wonder's "Superstition" laid over it. Video of MASHUP - Van Halen/Earth, Wind & Fire/Stevie Wonder -...
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