Category Archives: Entertainment News

Bob Weir to launch fall US tour with new group Wolf Bros, featuring Don Was and RatDog’s Jay Lane

Credit: Jay BlakesbergFounding Grateful Dead singer/guitarist Bob Weir has announced plans for a fall U.S. tour with a new outfit called Wolf Bros. The group consists of Weir on vocals and electric

Oh Perry! Ex-Journey singer launches official website and social media sites

Mike Coppola/Getty ImagesLast month, reports emerged claiming that Steve Perry had filmed an interview for CBS Sunday Morning that will air October 7. That fueled rumors that the ex-Journey frontman was finally

Jefferson Airplane’s Marty Balin to receive award from former hometown; reveals severity of 2016 heart attack

Credit: Susan Joy BalinFounding Jefferson Airplane singer Marty Balin will be honored by his former hometown of Mill Valley, California, at the 2018 Milley Awards, scheduled to take place October 21

Aerosmith to play NBC’s “Tonight Show” this Thursday, a day after band’s previously announced “Today” performance

Credit: Ross HalfinOn the heels of Aerosmith's recently announced performance this Wednesday morning on NBC's Today show, the band also has been confirmed as the musical guest on Thursday's episode of The

New John Mellencamp art exhibit opening next month in Youngstown, Ohio

Credit: Marc HauserA new exhibition of John Mellencamp's latest paintings, dubbed "John Mellencamp: Expressionist," will open on September 20 at The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio. Admission to the

Smashing Pumpkins throw out first pitch at Wrigley Field; Billy Corgan returns to cover of Paws magazine

Credit: Olivia BeeThe Smashing Pumpkins sort-of reunion tour arrives in the band's hometown of Chicago this week, and to celebrate their homecoming, Billy Corgan and company stopped by Wrigley Field on Sunday

Listen to Eric Clapton’s wailing guitar solo on new song by Doyle Bramhall II

Kevin Mazur/WireImageEric Clapton lends his ample guitar talents to a brand-new song by Texas singer, songwriter and guitarist Doyle Bramhall II, a longtime studio collaborator and former member of Clapton's touring band.


Pearl Jam pays tribute to Chris Cornell at second Seattle show

ABC/Craig SjodinPearl Jam played the second of two hometown shows in Seattle on Friday, and during the concert, Eddie Vedder and company payed tribute to another grunge icon: Chris Cornell.

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Paul McCartney teases plans to release new song this week…just “Fuh You”

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Back in June, when Paul McCartney announced the details of his upcoming studio album, Egypt Station, he also released a pair of tracks from the record digitally -- "I Don't

Smashing Pumpkins premiere live “Solara” video

Credit: Olivia BeeThe Smashing Pumpkins have premiered a live video for their new single, "Solara."

The black-and-white clip, streaming now on YouTube, was filmed during Billy Corgan and company's intimate June show at

U2 releases EP featuring four remixes of new song “Summer of Love”

Interscope/UniversalLast month, U2 released a digital EP featuring three remixes of its new song "Love Is Bigger Than Anything in Its Way." Now, the Irish rockers have unleashed a new

ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons lines up fall tour to promote upcoming solo album, “The Big Bad Blues”

Credit: Blain ClausenZZ Top frontman Billy Gibbons has announced a new tour in support of his upcoming second solo album, The Big Bad Blues, and it's gonna be bad and nationwide!

Alice in Chains premieres new “Rainier Fog” song, “Never Fade”

Credit: Pamela LittkyAlice in Chains has shared another preview of the grunge band's upcoming album Rainier Fog: a new song called "Never Fade." You can download the track now via digital outlets.


Dave Davies’s recently reported archival album, “Decade,” to be released in October

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Earlier this year, founding Kinks guitarist Dave Davies told ABC Radio that he was preparing a new archival album of "really great" solo songs titled Decade that he

Bless the rains: Toto releases cover of Weezer’s “Hash Pipe”

Universal Music GroupThe circle is finally complete. Following Weezer's viral cover of Toto's "Africa," the veteran pop-rock band has released their take on Rivers Cuomo and company's "Hash Pipe," available now on

The First Time!: Foreigner musical “Jukebox Hero” premieres tonight in Calgary, Canada

Courtesy of Annerin ProductionsThe new musical Jukebox Hero, which features a variety of classic hits by Foreigner, comes alive tonight when it gets its world premiere at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

Alice in Chains launching “Rainier Fog” pop-up shop in Seattle

Credit: Pamela LittkyAlice in Chains is launching a two-day pop-up shop in Seattle to celebrate the release of the band's upcoming album, Rainier Fog. It will be open August 23 and 24

Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament commissions statue of Mother Love Bone’s Andrew Wood for Seattle museum

Kevin Mazur/Getty ImagesThis Saturday, Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture is opening a Pearl Jam exhibit in honor of the band's just-launched U.S. stadium tour. In addition to various pieces of PJ