Steven Van Zandt May Have to Miss Bruce Springsteen Concerts
Bruce Springsteen‘s current tour is scheduled to end on Sept. 22. However, there are already whispers of more dates being added in the fall. Should the tour extend into 2013, there is a good chance that Steven Van Zandt will have to miss some of the shows.
New Movie Tells the Story of the Clash’s Final Days
Few bands in rock history flamed out at their commercial peak as sadly as the Clash. A new documentary tells the story of the legendary English punk group, who called it quits in 1986, three years after founding guitarist Mick Jones was fired.
Gary Moore’s ‘Blues for Jimi’ Concert to Get CD, Video Release
On October 25, 2007, British blues guitar hero Gary Moore performed a tribute concert to one of his idols, Jimi Hendrix at the London Hippodrome. That show, ‘Blues for Jimi,’ will be released Sept. 25 on CD, DVD and Blu-ray by Eagle Rock Entertainment.
Allman Brothers Announce Full Lineup For Peach Music Festival
The Allman Brothers Band have gotten into the festival business. The inaugural Peach Festival will take place Aug. 10-12 at Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, Pa. Today (July 12) the band announced the full lineup and ticket information.
New Book Celebrates Abbey Road Studios, Home of the Beatles, Pink Floyd
It’s one of the most famous recording studios in music history, with people coming from all over the world on a daily basis to walk across the famous intersection depicted on the brilliant album that bears its name. Now, a new book will celebrate the history of London&CloseCurlyQuote…
Peter Gabriel’s ‘So’ to Be Subject of ‘Classic Albums’ Documentary
Peter Gabriel‘s 1986 smash hit record ‘So’ will be featured in the next installment of Eagle Rock Entertainment’s popular ‘Classic Albums’ series. The documentary, which aired on the BBC in March, will be released on DVD and Blu-ray o…
Charlie Sheen Zings Axl Rose at Slash Event
Just when it seemed like the war of words between Slash and Axl Rose had finally died down, a third party has jumped into the fray. Yesterday (July 10) actor Charlie Sheen, a neighbor and friend of the former Guns N’ Roses guitarist, took a public swipe at Rose.
Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Wrecking Ball’ Songbook Released
If you liked Bruce Springsteen‘s ‘Wrecking Ball‘ album and his current world tour and were looking for another way to enjoy it, you can now play a musical instrument along with it. Alfred Music Publishing has released the songbook for ‘Wrecking Ball.’
Bruce Springsteen Joined by the Roots in Denmark
On Saturday (July 7), the Roots joined Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band onstage at the Roskilde Festival in Denmark for ‘The E Street Shuffle.’ Nearly 100,000 people witnessed the performance between the classic rockers and the hip-hop band.
Bon Jovi, Aerosmith to Play 2012 IHeartRadio Festival
Bon Jovi and Aerosmith are among the heavy hitters that will participate in the second annual IHeartRadio Music Festival. The event will be held at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino’s Grand Garden Arena on Sept. 21-22.
Iggy Pop and Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino Collaborate on Song for HBO’s ‘True Blood’
Generations of rock stars collide on a new song composed for HBO’s hit vampire drama, ‘True Blood.’ The episode that will debut July 8 will feature Iggy Pop and Bethany Cosentno of indie band Best Coast duetting on ‘Let’s Boot and Rally.&Cl…
Scorpions to Finish Unreleased Tracks
Often when a band breaks up, they take a handful of years off, then get back together for a tour. If that works well, then they get back into the studio for a new album. The Scorpions have subverted that formula, first by deciding not to break up, but also by announcing that they are working on a ne…