Monthly Archives: June 2017

John Mellencamp covers old country tune for new documentary about the U.S. coal industry

Credit: Marc HauserJohn Mellencamp has recorded a cover of country legend Merle Travis' 1946 song "Dark as a Dungeon," a tune about the harsh life of a coal miner, for a new

Foo Fighters to perform at Acropolis of Athens for Chad Smith-hosted “Landmarks Live in Concert” special

ABC/Fred WatkinsFoo Fighters will rock the historic Acropolis in Athens, Greece for Landmarks Live in Concert, a live performance series hosted by Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith. The show takes

Hot Tuna hitting the road Saturday with Tedeschi Trucks Band on Wheels of Soul Summer Tour

Credit: Barry BerensonHot Tuna, the folk-blues outfit featuring former Jefferson Airplane guitarist Jorma Kaukonen and bassist Jack Casady, will begin its stint as the support act on Tedeschi Trucks Band's third

Is Adele the mystery “biggest pop star in the world” on the new Foo Fighters album? Dave Grohl remains cagey

Roswell Records/RCA RecordsLast week, Dave Grohl revealed that the new Foo Fighters album Concrete and Gold features "probably the biggest pop star in the world" singing back-up vocals on "one of

Neil Young premieres video for newly released protest tune, “Children of Destiny”

Reprise RecordsToday, just in time for Fourth of July, Neil Young released a new protest anthem with patriotic overtones called "Children of Destiny."

Young also took to Facebook to introduce an official

Keep on Rockin’: Neil Young appearing on Facebook Live today to debut new song and video

Credit: Julie GardnerNeil Young has just released a brand-new song called "Children of Destiny," which he recorded with his recent collaborators Promise of the Real and that's available at various digital retailers

Come Together: Paul McCartney settles copyright lawsuit he launched against Sony/ATV

Mary McCartney/MPL CommunicationsPaul McCartney has settled a lawsuit he filed in January against Sony/ATV, in an attempt reclaim the copyrights to a bunch of Beatles songs he wrote or co-wrote that are

The Dead Daisies celebrating July 4 by issuing cover of Grand Funk’s “We’re an American Band” as a single

Spitfire MusicThe Dead Daisies, the hard-rock act featuring ex-members of Mötley Crüe, Whitesnake and Thin Lizzy, will show their patriotic spirit on July 4 by releasing their live cover of Grand Funk

CCR bassist Stu Cook says Creedence Clearwater Revisited celebrates and honors his old group

Credit: Jeff DowCreedence Clearwater Revisited, the band led by founding Creedence Clearwater Revival bassist Stu Cook and drummer Doug "Cosmo" Clifford, begins a busy run of North American tour dates tonight

New Rock Hall exhibit opening Saturday includes final film directed by the late Jonathan Demme

Courtesy of Rock & Roll Hall of FameA new Rock & Roll Hall of Fame exhibition called "The Power of Rock Experience" will officially open at the Cleveland museum this Saturday,

Rod Stewart and wife turn vow renewal ceremony into fundraiser for London fire victims

Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty ImagesRod Stewart and his wife Penny Lancaster recently celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary by renewing their vows. But now Penny has revealed that they turned

Grateful Dead and fans Meet-Up at the Movies again

Courtesy of Fathom EventsThe Grateful Dead are returning to movie theaters for the seventh year in a row.

Grateful Dead Meet-Up at the Movies 2017 is offering a special one-night-only film event on

Pink Floyd, the Who get cover treatment from The Claypool Lennon Delirium

ATO RecordsTracks from Pink Floyd, the Who and King Crimson will be featured on a new EP from The Claypool Lennon Delirium.

The band, led by Primus frontman Les Claypool and Sean Lennon,

Colored-vinyl versions of David Bowie’s “Labyrinth” soundtrack to be released in August

UMeThe long-out-of-print soundtrack to the 1986 fantasy film Labyrinth, which starred David Bowie and features five songs written by the late rock legend, was reissued on vinyl in May, and now

Documentary about Black Sabbath’s final concert headed to theaters

Kevin Mazur/WireImageBlack Sabbath recently ended where it all began, and now the heavy-metal legends plan to share the experience.

According to Loudwire, Black Sabbath: The End of The End, a new documentary chronicling

Black Sabbath final concert documentary headed to theater

Kevin Mazur/WireImageBlack Sabbath recently ended where it all began, and now they plan to share the experience.

According to Loudwire, Black Sabbath: The End of The End, a new documentary chronicling the band's

Steve Miller opens his musical vault for new projects

Sir Lucian Grainge, Chairman/CEO of Universal Music Group, and Steve Miller (Courtesy of UMe/Steve Miller)In honor of his 50th anniversary as a recording artist, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Steve Miller

Steve Miller opens his musical vault for new projects

(Left to Right: Sir Lucian Grainge, Chairman/CEO, Universal Music Group; Steve Miller) (Courtesy UMe/Steve Miller)In honor of his 50th anniversary as a recording artist, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Steve Miller