Daily Archives: February 7, 2018

Grateful Dead lyricist and internet activist John Perry Barlow dead at 70

C Flanigan/Getty ImagesJohn Perry Barlow, a lyricist who co-wrote dozens of songs for The Grateful Dead, died on Wednesday at the age of 70. A post on the website of the Electronic

The Kinks’ Ray Davies pays tribute to late band mate Jim Rodford

Ray Davies and Jim Rodford in 1983 (Paul Natkin/Getty Images)Following the recent death of longtime Zombies, Kinks and Argent bass player Jim Rodford, Kinks frontman Ray Davies has posted a video tribute

Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament releasing new solo album, “Heaven/Hell”

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New music from Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament is coming. The musician is releasing a solo album titled Heaven/Hell that will arrive in March.

The news was revealed offhandedly in a Rolling

Legendary producer Quincy Jones takes aim at The Beatles, Michael Jackson in new interview

Paul Morigi/Getty ImagesQuincy Jones has crossed paths with many famous musicians during his illustrious career, and the legendary producer has no problem sharing his opinions, no matter how negative, about

Soundtrack to upcoming HBO documentary “Elvis Presley: The Searcher” due out in early April

RCA/Legacy RecordingsThe soundtrack to a new two-part documentary titled Elvis Presley: The Searcher, premiering on HBO on April 14, will be released on Friday, April 6. The album will be available as

No farewell tours for Billy Joel: “This is what I do. And it’s probably keeping me alive”

Credit: Kevin MazurWhile his colleagues Elton John, Paul Simon and Neil Diamond have all announced that they're retiring from the road, Billy Joel has no plans to follow in their footsteps. But

Ozzy Osbourne explains his decision to stop touring: “You start being like a mouse on the wheel”

Courtesy of MSO PRTuesday, Ozzy Osbourne has announced a 2018 North American leg of his final world tour -- the No More Tours 2 trek. And afterward, Ozzy met

Cliff Burton Day declared in late Metallica bass player’s hometown

Paul Natkin/Getty ImagesCliff Burton Day, in the late Metallica bassist player's hometown of Castro Valley, California, is on.

Metallica announced the news on Twitter on Tuesday evening.

The band wrote, "IT'S OFFICIAL!

Producer Don Was says next Rolling Stones album’s in “a pretty early stage”; talks Grammy-winning “Blue & Lonesome”

Claude Gassian; Rick Diamond/Getty ImagesDon Was has co-produced all of The Rolling Stones' albums since 1994's Voodoo Lounge, including the band's 2016 covers collection Blue & Lonesome, which just won a