Monthly Archives: March 2016

Steven Tyler to Perform at CMA Music Festival in Nashville This June

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It's no secret that Steven Tyler has been spending a lot of time in Nashville lately working on a country-flavored solo album, and now the Aerosmith singer has joined the lineup

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich to Guest on Tonight’s “Join or Die”

Credit: Ross HalfinWho is history's most influential band? Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich will try to answer that question on tonight's episode of Join or Die, a late-night talk show hosted by Craig

Thunderclap Newman Keyboardist Andy Newman Dead at Age 73

Andy Newman in 1972 (Chris Morphet/Redferns)Andy Newman, keyboardist and sax player of the short-lived British group Thunderclap Newman, died Tuesday at his home in London at the age of 73. Ex-Big Country

Paul McCartney to Release Personally Curated Solo Compilation Called “Pure McCartney” in June

© 1970 Paul McCartney/Photographer: Linda McCartneyWell, we now officially know what those mysterious videos Paul McCartney posted this week on his social media sites and YouTube channel were teasing. The former Beatles

Second “Last Waltz” Tribute Concert Scheduled in New Orleans

Blackbird PresentsThe recently announced April 30 concert in New Orleans celebrating the 40th anniversary of The Band's 1976 farewell show, "The Last Waltz," has sold out, so a second date

Rick Nielsen Says Cheap Trick’s Ex-Drummer Will Perform with Band at Rock Hall Induction

Courtesy of Rock and Roll Hall of FameCheap Trick will be inducted into the Rock and Roll of Fame next Friday, April 8, in Brooklyn, New York, and although founding drummer Bun

Paul Rodgers Headlining RockFest 80’s on Sunday; Show Will Be His Last Solo Gig of 2016

Credit: Paul MoscowThis weekend, the inaugural RockFest 80's will be held at Markham Park in Sunrise, Florida, featuring an impressive lineup of veteran rockers, including Paul Rodgers, Ace Frehley, Bret

Santana and Journey Add Joint August Concert to Tour Schedules

Courtesy of Live NationSantana and Journey already had three joint concerts lined up in the northeastern U.S. next month, and now the bands have added a new co-headlining date that's

John Mellencamp to Receive ASCAP’s Prestigious Founders Award Next Month

Credit: Marc HauserJohn Mellencamp will be presented with ASCAP's prestigious Founders Award at the performing-rights organization's 33rd annual Pop Music Awards, taking place April 27 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in

Paul McCartney Posts Mysterious Video Clip Featuring Solo Song Titles

Mary McCartney/MPL CommunicationsCould Paul McCartney be preparing to release a new musical project? We're not sure, but the former Beatles star has posted a couple of enigmatic five-second video clips on his

Zakk Wylde Shares “Sleeping Dogs” Video

Credit: Igor VidyashevFormer Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde has released a video for his new solo song "Sleeping Dogs." The clip focuses on the nefarious actions of a cult in

Iggy Pop Earns His Highest-Charting Album with “Post Pop Depression”

Rekords Rekords/Loma Vista/Caroline InternationalIggy Pop has notched his highest-charting album ever in the U.S. with Post Pop Depression. The album, which Pop recorded in secret with Queens of the Stone Age's Josh

Michael Stipe Performs David Bowie’s “The Man Who Sold the World” on “The Tonight Show”

Andrew Lipovsky/NBCMichael Stipe made a rare solo appearance during Tuesday's edition of The Tonight Show, paying tribute to a rock icon.

Backed only by a piano, the heavily-bearded former R.E.M. frontman performed a

The Who’s Pete Townshend Says It’s Incredible How Much Money One Charity Gig Can Raise

ABC News RadioThe Who's Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey recently visited Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City to attend the opening of a new recreational area designed for

Steven Tyler Among Stars Who Will Salute Tony Benefit at Las Vegas Charity Gala in May

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Aerosmith's Steven Tyler is among the artists who will be on hand to honor Tony Bennett at the Keep Memory Alive organization's 20th annual Power of Love gala, scheduled

Elton John Denies Sexually Harassing Ex-Bodyguard

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Elton John is defending himself against claims that he sexually harassed his former bodyguard, People reports.

The pop-rock legend's ex-employee Jeffrey Wenninger is suing him for sexual harassment and battery,

Sammy Hagar, James Hetfield Announce Third Annual Acoustic-4-a-Cure Benefit

Credit: Kyler MartzSammy Hagar and Metallica frontman James Hetfield have announced the lineup for the third edition of their annual Acoustic-4-a-Cure benefit concert, which is scheduled for Sunday, May 15, at San

Recording Academy’s 2016 Special Merit Awards Ceremony Taking Place Next Month in L.A.

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesOfficial details have been unveiled about of the ceremony that will salute the Recording Academy's previously announced 2016 Special Merit Awards honorees, including Jefferson Airplane and Linda