Daily Archives: December 29, 2017

The Year in Music 2017: Foreigner, Neil Young, Roger Waters, The Who keep busy

Foreigner with ex-members (Karsten Staiger/MeinFotoland)A wide variety of veteran artists had an eventful 2017. Here are just a few of the many compelling stories that took place during the past

The Year in Music 2017: The End of The End, and of the band, for Black Sabbath

Credit: Ross HalfinBlack Sabbath brought its nearly 50-year career to an end with a sold-out concert in their hometown of Birmingham, U.K., on February 4. The show closed out the

Hard Day’s Knight meets Knight Fever: Ringo Starr and Barry Gibb knighted by Queen Elizabeth

Rob Shanahan; Samir Hussein/ RedfernsIt's official! Ringo Starr has been honored with a knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II as part of the 2018 edition of the U.K. monarch's annual New Year's Honours

Dave Mustaine is “collecting ideas” for new Megadeth album

Credit: Jeremy SafferMegadeth could start recording a new album in 2018. Frontman Dave Mustaine says he hopes the thrash legends will return to the studio in the middle of next year.

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Paul McCartney says he’s “putting the finishing touches” on a new album due out in 2018

Mary McCartney/MPL CommunicationsWith 2018 just a few days away, Paul McCartney has shared what he's hoping to achieve in the New Year... and it involves the release of a brand new album.


Billy Joel, Cheap Trick, Joan Jett among artists ringing in 2018 with New Year’s Eve concerts

Kevin Mazur; David McClisterAs the world prepares to ring in 2018, a variety of famous music acts will celebrate the event by playing special New Year's Eve concerts on Sunday.

Happy New Year! Beach Boys, Foreigner, Moody Blues members share resolutions and plans for 2018

Udo Spreitzenbarth; Bill BernsteinIt's almost time to ring in the New Year. With 2018 arriving Monday, several well-known musicians have shared their resolutions, wishes and plans for the coming year