Monthly Archives: April 2015

Foreigner’s Mick Jones, Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan to Appear at 2015 Summer Spotlight Concert in NYC Next Week

Tim Tronckoe; Martha's MusicForeigner guitarist Mick Jones and Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan are among the many music stars who will appear at Live Nation's 2015 Summer Spotlight concert, taking place

Dave Grohl Honors KISS at the ASCAP Pop Music Awards

Al Soluri/KISS Catalog Ltd.; Cliff Lipson/CBSFoo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl presented KISS' Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley with the prestigious Founders Award at Wednesday night's ASCAP Pop

The Who Concert Video Capturing 1982 Shea Stadium Show Due Out in June

Eagle Rock EntertainmentIn October 1982, The Who played a historic two-night stand at Shea Stadium in New York City in support of the band's then-new album, It's Hard. Now, for

Journey Guitarist Neal Schon Releasing Two-CD Instrumental Solo Album, “Vortex,” in June

PRNewsFoto/Music Theories Recordings/MascotJourney's Neal Schon also is a prolific solo artist, and the guitar virtuoso has announced plans to release a new instrumental studio album titled Vortex June 23.

E Street Band Guitarist Nils Lofgren Feeling “Excited” and “Refreshed” as He Launches New Solo Tour

Credit: Jo LopezLongtime E Street Band guitarist Nils Lofgren is set to kick off a short spring tour this week that will see him playing his first solo dates in the

Paul McCartney VIP Concert Package Being Auctioned to Benefit MusiCares

Credit: MJ KimA new Grammy-related auction is offering a once-in-a-lifetime VIP experience with the world's most famous rock star, Paul McCartney. Up for bid is the chance for two people to

Bono Still Unable to Play Guitar as U2 Prepares to Launch Tour

Paolo PellegrinU2's Bono says he's still unable to play the guitar, more than five months after he suffered multiple injuries, including a broken left arm, a fractured left hand, a

“Journey Las Vegas Day” Declared in Honor of Residency

Jun Sato/WireImageClark County, Nevada, celebrated Journey on Wednesday in honor of their ongoing residency in Las Vegas.

Wednesday was declared "Journey Las Vegas Day." The members of the band were

Greg Allman, Doobie Brothers to Headline Inaugural Laid Back Festival in August

Image Courtesy of Live NationAllman Brothers Band frontman Gregg Allman will headline a new one-day music and food extravaganza called the Laid Back Festival that will take place August 29 at

Grateful Dead Drummer Bill Kreutzmann Promoting New Memoir, “Deal,” with May Book-Signing Tour

St. Martin's PressFounding Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann is heading out on a book-signing tour to celebrate the arrival of his new memoir, Deal: My Three

Paul McCartney Plays Beatles Song “Another Girl” for the First Time in Concert in Tokyo

Credit: MJ KimPaul McCartney rocked the historic Nippon Budokan venue in Tokyo Tuesday, and during the show he treated Japanese fans to his first-ever live performance of the 1965 Beatles

U2 Launches Ticket Contest for College Students

Credit: Paolo PellegrinThe U.S. leg of U2's iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE tour is almost completely sold out, but if you're a college student, you still have a chance to get a ticket.

Ozzy Osbourne Says Black Sabbath Planning to Release Final Album and Mount Farewell Tour in 2016

Image Courtesy of Black SabbathOzzy Osbourne has revealed that Black Sabbath tentatively is planning to release a final studio album and head out on a farewell tour next year. According to

Dave Grohl to Present KISS with Prestigious Honor Tonight at 32nd Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards

Al Soluri/KISS Catalog Ltd.; ABCFoo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl will present KISS' Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley with ASCAP's prestigious Founders Award tonight at performing-rights organization's 32nd annual Pop Music Awards

“Louie Louie” Singer Jack Ely Dead at 71

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesJack Ely, the one-time lead singer for The Kingsmen, the band that recorded the classic song "Louie Louie," has died.

His son, Sean, tells KOIN-TV that Ely

“Louie Louie” Singer Jack Ely Dead at 71

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesJack Ely, the one-time lead singer for The Kingsmen, the band that recorded the classic song "Louie Louie," has died.

His son, Sean, tells KOIN-TV that Ely

Elton John’s Stolen Glasses Found; Suspect Arrested

Randy Holmes/ABCPolice have arrested a suspect for the theft of Elton John's glasses from a Memphis museum, according to Memphis publication The Commercial Appeal.

Matthew Colvin, a 26-year-old Mississippi resident,

Listen to Alternate Version of The Rolling Stones’ “Can’t You Hear Me Knocking” from “Sticky Fingers” Reissue

Universal Music EnterprisesAn alternate version of The Rolling Stones' classic tune "Can't You Hear Me Knocking" has premiered on the band's official VEVO page and VEVO