Daily Archives: May 2, 2017

New parody concept album mashes up The Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper” and “Star Wars”

Credit: Katrin AuchA parody music duo called Palette-Swap Ninja has unleashed a clever new concept album, sure to delight Beatles and Star Wars fans alike.

Titled Princess Leia's Stolen Death Star Plans, the

Cruise Ship Troopers: Yes’ 2018 Cruise to the Edge to feature Steve Hackett, Carl Palmer & more

Courtesy of On the BlueAfter being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame last month, Yes has now revealed details of its fifth annual Cruise to the Edge fan cruise.


The Eagles file trademark-infringement lawsuit against Mexican hotel named Hotel California

RB/RedfernsIf the Eagles get their way, you won't be able to check into the Hotel California anytime you like anymore, at least not the one located in Todos Santos, Mexico.


Metallica to live stream “Now That We’re Live” rehearsal special

ABC/Randy HolmesMetallica will be offering a preview of its upcoming WorldWired North American stadium tour with a live rehearsal special, which will stream online via Facebook Live next Tuesday, May

Veteran jam-band artist Col. Bruce Hampton dies after collapsing at his 70th birthday concert

Paul R. Giunta/Getty ImagesCol. Bruce Hampton, the veteran surrealist musician considered by many to be the godfather of the modern jam-band scene, died early Tuesday morning after collapsing during a

Michael McDonald’s first new album in nine years, “Wide Open,” set for September release

Credit: Timothy WhiteFormer Doobie Brothers frontman Michael McDonald has taken it to the studio and recorded his first new album in almost a decade -- Wide Open, which is due out September

Metallica releasing “Live at Webster Hall” live album on vinyl

ABC/Randy HolmesPrior to the release of their new album Hardwired...to Self-Destruct, Metallica played a batch of very intimate shows, including one at Webster Hall in New York City. Chances are you

Chris Pratt says Fleetwood Mac classic among his favorites from “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” soundtrack

Hollywood RecordsThe soundtrack to the new Marvel super-hero flick sequel, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, has rocketed to #8 on the Billboard 200 after moving 34,000 equivalent album units during its