Daily Archives: May 10, 2017

David Byrne curating special NYC variety show celebrating new edition of his book “How Music Works”

Credit: Catalina KulczarFormer Talking Heads frontman David Byrne is curating a special event June 1 in honor of the recently published updated edition of his 2012 book How Music Works. The How

Angry letter handwritten by John Lennon in 1971 being auctioned online

Michael Putland/Getty ImagesA handwritten letter that John Lennon sent to a U.K. journalist in 1971, complaining about how Apple Records had handled his album Unfinished Music No. 1: Two Virgins, is up

Lars Ulrich promises “huge,” “colossal” production for Metallica’s North American stadium tour

ABC/Randy HolmesAt long last, Metallica will kick off their North American WorldWired stadium tour tonight in Baltimore. Speaking with 98 Rock Baltimore ahead of the show, drummer Lars Ulrich describes the production

Fool for the CD? Foghat releasing CD version of “Live at the Belly Up” album in June

Foghat RecordsIn February, Foghat released a new digital live album called Live at the Belly Up that captured an August 2016 show at the Belly Up tavern in Solana Beach, California,

Watch now: Red Hot Chili Peppers rock Atlanta in “Goodbye Angels” video

Credit: Steve KerosRed Hot Chili Peppers have premiered the video for their single "Goodbye Angels." The clip, now on YouTube, features live footage from the band's show at Philips Arena in Atlanta

New Grateful Dead documentary to screen in select US theaters prior to official premiere

Amazon StudiosThe new Martin Scorsese-produced Grateful Dead documentary Long Strange Trip will be screened in select theaters across the U.S. on May 25, one day before it gets its official theatrical

Tesla, Queensryche, Lita Ford to set sail on 2018 Monsters of Rock Cruise

Courtesy of On the BlueThe lineup of the 2018 Monster of Rock Cruise has been unveiled, and among the many artists who will bring some hard rock to the high seas

Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready guests on track from his “favorite new band”

Kevin Mazur/WireImagePearl Jam's Mike McCready has lent his guitar chops to "Velvet Noose," a new song from a local Seattle band called Thunderp***y. The newly inducted Rock and Roll Hall

Five by three: Vinyl box set featuring ZZ Top’s first five albums due out next month

Warner Bros. RecordsVinyl versions of ZZ Top's first five albums will be gathered together in a new box set that will be released on June 9.

Cinco: The First Five LPs will feature