Daily Archives: November 8, 2018

Exhibit celebrating 50th anniversary of Pink Floyd album cover design team opening Saturday in San Francisco

Hipgnosis/Courtesy of San Francisco Art ExchangeA new exhibit celebrating the 50th anniversary of the famed Hipgnosis album-design team, which created surrealistic covers for classic albums by Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Paul McCartney

Listen to new song from Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready, “Show Your Colors”

Kevin Mazur/Getty ImagesPearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready has shared a new solo song called "Show Your Colors." The bluesy tune, which features Molly Sides and Whitney Petty of the Seattle band Thunderpussy,

M-A-R-R-Y in the U.S.A.: John Mellencamp and Meg Ryan are engaged

James Devaney/Getty ImagesCongratulations to John Mellencamp and his longtime girlfriend, actress Meg Ryan, who are engaged to be married. Ryan shared the news via her Instagram, posting a goofy line drawing of

Releases by pre-Pearl Jam band Green River being reissued

Sub Pop RecordsTwo releases by early grunge band Green River -- which featured future members of Pearl Jam and Mudhoney -- are being reissued.

The iconic Seattle record label Sub Pop will release

John Mellencamp among many stars who will salute Willie Nelson at Nashville tribute concert in January

Blackbird PresentsJohn Mellencamp is among the artists who will join Willie Nelson at an all-star tribute concert honoring the 85-year-old country-music legend that will take place in January and be recorded

The Smashing Pumpkins are planning another new album for 2019

Credit: Olivia BeeOn November 16, the semi-reunited Smashing Pumpkins will release their new album, Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1/LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun., their first to feature original

Metallica’s “Hardwired” tour could stretch into 2020, says Lars Ulrich

ABC/Randy HolmesMetallica has been touring in support of its 2016 album Hardwired...to Self-Destruct for nearly two years now, and the metal legends don't plan on slowing down anytime soon. According to drummer

Jeff Lynne, Chrissie Hynde and Mike Love among Songwriters Hall of Fame nominees

Jeff Lynne of ELO (Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)Electric Light Orchestra founder Jeff Lynne, Pretenders frontwoman Chrissie Hynde, Beach Boys member Mike Love, and Cat Stevens are among the nominees for induction into the

Billy Gibbons says band mates have worked up “some really interesting things” for a new ZZ Top album

Credit: Ross HalfinWhile ZZ Top hasn't released a studio album since 2012's La Futura, the Texas trio's frontman, Billy Gibbons, has put out two solo records in the past three years.