Monthly Archives: June 2018

Perry Farrell cancels planned Kind Heaven Lollapalooza performance

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagicAt this year's Lollapalooza, festival founder Perry Farrell was scheduled to preview his new project Kind Heaven, an "entertainment venture" set to debut in Las Vegas next year. However, that performance

The Band’s debut, “Music from Big Pink,” turns 50 on Sunday; deluxe reissues of album due in August

Capitol/UMeThis Sunday, July 1, marks the 50th anniversary of the release of The Band's landmark debut album, Music from Big Pink, and to commemorate the milestone, expanded reissues of the record will

Ex-Yes singer Trevor Horn to rejoin group for prog-rockers’ two Philadelphia shows in July

Courtesy of MSO PR; Gottlieb Bros.As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, Yes will welcome back one of its former members, singer Trevor Horn, when the prog-rock band plays its previously announced

New compilation focusing on Joe Strummer’s non-Clash work due out in September

Ignition RecordsA new compilation featuring material that late Clash frontman Joe Strummer recorded outside of his famous band will be released on September 28 in multiple formats.

Joe Strummer 001 is a 32-track

Our Country ’tis of Ray: Kinks frontman releases sequel to his 2017 concept album, “Americana,” today

Legacy RecordingsKinks frontman Ray Davies' latest studio album, Our Country: Americana Act II, hits stores today. The record is a sequel to his 2017 concept album, Americana.

Both albums were inspired by Davies'

Graham Nash’s “Over the Years…” compilation, featuring hits, unreleased demos & more, arrives today

RhinoGraham Nash's new compilation Over the Years…, featuring classic songs from throughout the folk-rock legend's long career plus many previously unreleased demo recordings, hits stores today, June 29.

"I realized

The Smashing Pumpkins premiere creepy “Solara” video

Credit: Olivia BeeSmashing Pumpkins have premiered the video for their comeback single "Solara," which proves that the reunited rockers still have a penchant for weird visuals.

The "Solara" clip begins with

WRPP Covers 11th Annual U.P. All-Star Game This Saturday, June 28th

Marquette, MI  –  June 28, 2018  –  We’re excited to be caring the 11th Annual U.P. All-Star Game on 92.7 WRPP! Join the famous Mike Plourde and Bob Nadeau for a pre-game

Yes Featuring Anderson, Rabin and Wakeman releasing first live album and concert video in September

Eagle VisionLike the official Yes lineup, the Yes spinoff act Yes Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman is celebrating the band's 50th anniversary this year by mounting an expansive tour.

The

Report: Vinnie Paul to be buried in KISS casket, just like brother Dimebag

Mike Pont/Getty ImagesVinnie Paul will be buried in a KISS-branded casket, just like his brother "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott was after he was killed in 2004, TMZ reports.

According to the gossip site, the

CCR launches 50th anniversary celebration with debut of its first official video, for “Fortunate Son”

Jim Marshall/Craft RecordingsThis year marks the 50th anniversary of Creedence Clearwater Revival, and the band launched a celebration of the milestone today with the release of its first-ever official video,

Watch footage from Smashing Pumpkins’ first reunion show

Credit: Olivia BeeThe reunited Smashing Pumpkins -- well, 75% reunited, anyway -- played their first public show Wednesday night at the intimate Troubadour club in Los Angeles. Despite a strict

Graham Nash lines up fall US tour, announces two 2019 shows

Credit: Amy GranthamWith Graham Nash about to release his new compilation Over the Years… this Friday, June 29, the folk-rock legend has announced plans for a fall tour of the U.S. The

Rod Stewart announces new album, ‘Blood Red Roses’

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While performing at the Hollywood Bowl Tuesday night with his summer tour mate Cyndi Lauper, Rod Stewart didn't just deliver the hits: He also delivered the news that he's got

The Bob Dylan Center, housing Dylan’s extensive archives, expected to open in 2021 in Tulsa, OK

Credit: William ClaxtonDetails have been announced about The Bob Dylan Center, a planned public facility that will be built in Tulsa, Oklahoma. As its name suggests, the Center will

Listen to new Ray Davies tune “The Big Guy,” an homage to his former bodyguards

Legacy RecordingsRay Davies will release his latest solo album, Our Country: Americana Act II, on Friday, but the founding Kinks frontman gave fans a preview of the record Wednesday by posting one

Public memorial for Vinnie Paul to be held in Dallas on July 1

Gary Miller/Getty ImagesA public memorial for the late Vinnie Paul will be held in his hometown of Dallas this Sunday, July 1, according to a social media posting from Pantera.

The service will

Public memorial for Vinnie Paul to be held in Dallas July 1

Gary Miller/Getty ImagesA public memorial for the late Vinnie Paul will be held in his hometown of Dallas this Sunday, July 1, according to a social media posting from Pantera.

The service will