It's a big week for Paul McCartney. The former Beatle is celebrating his new first number one album in 36 years, Egypt Station. Now Macca's released his first video for the album, for the song "Back in Brazil." The tropical clip is set in Sao Paolo, Brazil and follows the…... Read More
KISS will perform on this Wednesday's season finale of America's Got Talent, Billboard reports. The "Rock and Roll All Nite" icons will open the two-hour show before the 10 finalists learn who the winner of the 13th edition of the long-running reality competition show. The season finale of America's Got…... Read More
Sweet Baby James is heading to Vegas, baby! James Taylor has scheduled a limited engagement at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. He'll perform from April 17 through May 11, 2019, backed by his All-Star Band. Tickets for the 12 shows go on sale this Friday at noon PST via TheColosseum.com…... Read More
The Kinks are giving fans another preview of the super-deluxe 50th anniversary box set edition of The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society, which will be released on October 26. You can check out a new lyric video for "Time Song" -- which was recorded by the band 50…... Read More
Sting and his current musical collaborator, reggae/pop star Shaggy, are the stars of the season premiere of the PBS series Speakeasy, which features musicians in conversation with each other. The episode, taped earlier this year in New York City, premieres on PBS stations today -- check your local listings --…... Read More
The newly restored version of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 1972 film Imagine will be shown in theaters around the world starting tonight, September 17. The movie, which was co-directed by John and Yoko, boasts a remixed and remastered soundtrack. The theatrical screening will also include 15 minutes of previously…... Read More
Paul McCartney's latest album, Egypt Station, bowed at number one on the Billboard 200, marking his first chart-topper since 1982's Tug of War. The album, released September 7, surpassed expectations, moving 153,000 equivalent album units -- which represents the number of streaming and song downloads, combined with traditional album sales -- according to Billboard. Of Egypt…... Read More
Ann Wilson on "Immortal," her new tribute album to late, great musicians: "I want to honor these people"
Immortal, the new solo album from Heart's Ann Wilson, is out now, and pays homage to ten late, great artists, all of whom passed away fairly recently. Wilson tells ABC Radio, "I said to myself, 'I have to do something. I don't just want to sit around and weep and…... Read More
cPink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon album artwork will be the crown jewel of an exhibition of original rock art -- and will be offered for sale -- at the San Francisco Art Exchange, beginning tomorrow. The prismatic refracted light cover image, with no mention of the band's name…... Read More
Steve Van Zandt has announced a tour with his band Disciples of Soul in support of teachers, set to touch down in communities where educators are or have been on strike. The tour will also feature a standalone training session for teachers called TeachRock, which Little Steven's announcement describes as…... Read More
In an announcement that should surprise no one, Aretha Franklin is set to be inducted into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame. The Queen of Soul -- who was born in Memphis in 1942, and died last month at the age of 76 -- leads this year's list of inductees,…... Read More
Earlier this summer, Paul McCartney returned to the legendary Abbey Road Studios in London and gave a performance of Beatles and Wings classics, as well as tracks from his new solo album, Egypt Station. That show has just been released on Spotify. Titled Under the Staircase, the collection captures the…... Read More
Sting's joint tour with Shaggy will be an "experimental reggae party": "We don't really know what's gonna happen"
Sting and reggae star Shaggy kick off their joint North American tour Friday night in Jacksonville, FL. Just like Sting's previous treks with Paul Simon and Peter Gabriel, the tour features both artists and their bands sharing the stage and collaborating on each other's hits, as well as songs from…... Read More
Dolly Parton will be working around the clock to bring the classic 1980 film 9 to 5 to the stage in a new musical. The show will make its debut in London's Savoy Theatre for a limited run from Jan. 28 to Aug. 31, 2019. The book is written by the original film's…... Read More