Daily Archives: May 22, 2014

Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie Honored at UK’s Ivor Novello Awards

Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty ImagesSo far, Christine McVie is having a pretty good year. First, the former Fleetwood Mac member announced that she was rejoining the band for a major fall tour,

Banker Who Helped The Rolling Stones Build Financial Empire Dead at 80

Rupert Loewenstein with his wife, 2001 (Dave Benett/Getty Images)Prince Rupert Loewenstein, the banker and financial adviser who helped turn The Rolling Stones into one of rock music's greatest money making machines, has

Rep Confirms Paul McCartney Was Hospitalized

Credit: MJ KimFollowing a report in a Japanese paper stating that Paul McCartney had been hospitalized due to the illness that caused him to postpone a string of tour dates, his

Billy Corgan Says “I Love Me Cats”

Caitlin Lisa PhotographyIn between his many commitments, which these days include his Madame ZuZu's Teahouse and recording a new Smashing Pumpkins album, Billy Corgan has found time for another worthy cause: his

KISS’ Simmons & Stanley on “American Idol” Finale: “Caleb Was Great,” “We Delivered the Goods”

Brian Lowe/KISS Catalog Ltd.Caleb Johnson was named the season 13 American Idol winner Wednesday night after a performance that had the singer onstage with KISS performing two of the band's classic anthems,

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Box Set Featuring Performances from 1974 Tour Due Out in July

Courtesy of Crosby, Stills, Nash and YoungThe wait is finally about to be over for the long-in-the-works box set gathering together recordings from Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young's 1974 reunion tour.

Paul McCartney Hospitalized in Japan?

Cliff Lipson/CBSFollowing the cancellation of a string of concerts due to illness, Paul McCartney is now reported to be hospitalized in Japan.

A Japanese paper, Sankei Sport, is claiming that

Bonnie Raitt’s “Nick of Time” Gets Vinyl Treatment for 25th Anniversary

Capitol Records/UMe/Business WireBonnie Raitt is going back in time, technologically speaking, to mark the 25th anniversary of her breakthrough album, Nick of Time.

The 1989 album, which reached #1 on the Billboard chart

Blondie Members “Excited” for New Music and Shows

Photo: Danielle St. LaurentThere are only a handful of bands who can celebrate 40 years of music, and Blondie is among those few. The band's latest release, a two-disc collection called

Early Album Featuring AC/DC’s Angus and Malcolm Young to Be Released Next Month

Photo: Philip MorrisA rare album that AC/DC's Malcolm and Angus Young worked on shortly before they began their long road to the top with their famous band will be released early

Album Review: “Ghosts of Download,” Blondie

Noble IDFrom our partners at Consequence of Sound.

Blondie is celebrating 40 years as a band, in spite of the fact they were broken up

ZZ Top to Release “The Very Baddest” Compilation in July

Photo: Ross HalfinAfter more than 40 years of delivering blazing blues-rock boogie, ZZ Top is still going. Now the Texas trio is set to celebrate its long career with a

Geezer Butler Says Black Sabbath Tour Is “the Perfect Conclusion”

Universal Music Group DistributionAs previously reported, Tony Iommi recently indicated that Black Sabbath may be calling it quits for good, telling MetalHammer.com that the band's upcoming London show could