Neil Young and Crazy Horse Announce 2012 Tour
Neil Young and Crazy Horse are going back on the road for the first time since 2004. Beginning Oct. 3 in Windsor, Ontario, they will play arenas 23 cities across North America before finishing up on Dec. 4 in Bridgeport, Ct. Young will also co-headline the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival with …
Mastering Engineer George Marino Dies
George Marino, who mastered hundreds of albums in a career of nearly 40 years at New York’s famed Sterling Sound studio, passed away today. Marino died following a year-long bout with lung cancer.
Ringo Starr’s Birthplace Saved from Demolition
A three-year battle to preserve Ringo Starr‘s childhood home has resulted in a victory. The small house in the Dingle section of Liverpool had been on a list of houses to be demolished as part of an urban renewal project, but a campaign started by local Beatles fans has saved No. 9 Madryn Stre…
Elton John Wants to Adopt Another Child
Despite a busy schedule of writing, touring and philanthropy, Elton John seems to be enjoying his newfound status as a father. On Christmas Day 2010, he and longtime partner David Furnish became parents to a boy, Zachary, through a surrogate mother. Now, John is interested in adopting a second child…
Aerosmith Release Preview of Video for ‘Legendary Child’
Aerosmith‘s new album, ‘Music from Another Dimension,’ won’t be available until August 28, but the first single, ‘Legendary Child,’ is currently at No. 2 on Billboard’s Hard Rock Digital Songs Chart. The video for the …
Def Leppard to Release Re-Recorded Versions of Two Classic Songs
With ‘Rock of Ages’ set to open in theaters everywhere on June 15, Def Leppard has recorded new versions of the two songs by the band featured in the film, ‘Rock of Ages’ and ‘Pour Some Sugar On Me,’ which they will release on iTunes,…
Guns N’ Roses Delay Causes Fans To Walk Out
It had been a while since a Guns N’ Roses concert had been the source of controversy. We had hoped that their dubious reputation was in the past, but it seems they may be back to their old tricks.
Bruce Springsteen Releases Video for ‘Rocky Ground’
The second video from Bruce Springsteen‘s new album, ‘Wrecking Ball‘ has been released. It’s the emotional centerpiece of the album, ‘Rocky Ground,’ which is a bit of a sonic departure for Springsteen.
Paul McCartney Talks About ‘Ram’ Reissue
A remastered version of Paul McCartney‘s 1971 album ‘Ram’ was reissued last week in several formats with the now-standard assortment of bonus tracks and DVD documentary. In a new interview, McCartney talks about how, in putting together the various packages, he was trying…
Bob Dylan Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom
This afternoon (May 29), Bob Dylan was given the highest honor an American civilian can receive when President Obama awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The ceremony took place in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C.
Elvis Presley’s Crypt To Be Auctioned Off
The Memphis crypt that briefly housed Elvis Presley‘s body could be your final resting place for the right price. Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills will auction off the crypt as part of a two-day sale of rock memorabilia called “Music Icons” that wi…
Doc Watson, Legendary Folk Guitarist, Dead At 89
Doc Watson, who combined folk, bluegrass, blues and jazz guitar into a style all his own, passed away today (May 29) at the age of 89 in Winston-Salem, N.C. Last week, he had been hospitalized following a fall at his house that required colon surgery.