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Boz Scaggs Adds Summer Dates to 2015 North American Tour


Credit: Danny ClinchBoz Scaggs' busy 2015 schedule just got a lot busier.  The soulful pop-rock singer, whose new album, A Fool to Care, will be released this Tuesday, has just announced a series of North American summer concerts that will follow t

Update: Jefferson Starship's Paul Kantner Recovering After Suffering a Heart Att


Credit: Mike ThutSome new information about Jefferson Starship singer/guitarist Paul Kantner's health scare has been revealed on the band's official Facebook page.  A message posted Thursday reports, "Paul did indeed have a heart attack," adding th

Report: Rolling Stones Now Planning to Announce North American Tour Next Week


Credit: Brian RasicAs Rolling Stones fans know, the band intended to announce details of a 2015 North American tour on Thursday, March 19.  Those plans were delayed, reportedly because of ticketing issues involving the trek's promoters.  Now,

Stevie Wonder to Be Presented with Braille Baseball Bat Tonight in Louisville


Image Courtesy of Louisville SluggerStevie Wonder will be presented with a unique gift tonight to commemorate his concert at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky.  The Louisville Slugger company has created a special baseball bat featuring

Annie Lennox's Concert DVD Gets a Release Date


Blue Note RecordsAnnie Lennox's new concert film, An Evening of Nostalgia with Annie Lennox, is set to be released on DVD, Blu-ray and digitally on May 4.The film features Lennox, backed by a 19-piece band, performing a series of classics songs from her a

The Who's Roger Daltrey Talks Farewell Tour, Possibility of a New Album


Rick Diamond/Getty Images for The WhoAs The Who gear up for the first of its two scheduled North American tour legs this year celebrating the band's 50 anniversary, frontman Roger Daltrey is insisting that this will indeed be the British rock legends' fin

Ringo Starr Says Beatles Could Have Reunited "If We Had Just Relaxed Behind It L


Mark Seliger/Courtesy of Rolling StoneThis week, Ringo Starr will be featured on the cover of Rolling Stone by himself for the first time since 1981.  Among the topics the former Beatles drummer chatted with the magazine about are his sobriety, and w

KISS' Gene Simmons Accuses The Rolling Stones and U2 of Using Backing Tracks at


Credit: Brian LoweEveryone knows that KISS offers up a lot of bells and whistles during its concerts, from pyrotechnics to lasers to fake blood, but Gene Simmons insists that there's one thing the band's shows won't feature -- backing tracks to augment t

Jefferson Starship Leader Paul Kantner Hospitalized with Suspected Heart Attack


Image Courtesy of Jefferson StarshipSome disconcerting news has emerged about founding Jefferson Starship singer/guitarist Paul Kantner.  A message on the band's official Facebook page reports that the 74-year-old musician has been hospitalized and i

Listen to New Ringo Starr Song, "Confirmation," Online Now


Credit: Rob ShanahanRingo Starr fans wanting to get a little preview of what the ex-Beatles drummer's upcoming solo album, Postcards from Paradise, sounds like can head over to Billboard.com now.  The website is hosting an exclusive stream of the son

Las Vegas Declares Thursday Diana Ross Day to Celebrate Her Birthday & Upcoming


Metropolitan PresentsThe city of Las Vegas has come up with the perfect gift for the woman who has everything. The city has declared this Thursday, March 26, Diana Ross Day. It's the former Supremes singer's 71st birthday, but the declaration, which

Boy George Announces Rescheduled North American Tour with Culture Club


Credit: Dean StockingsAfter canceling his tour with Culture Club last year due to vocal issues, Boy George has announced dates for a new North American summer trek with the band.The iconic '80s group will visit 12 states plus a couple of venues in Canada,

Listen to Boz Scaggs' Upcoming Album, "A Fool to Care," Online Now


429 RecordsBoz Scaggs' upcoming studio album, A Fool to Care, will be released next Tuesday, March 31, but the soulful singer is treating fans to a full preview of the record online now.  The entire standard version of the album is streaming through

The Doors, Ben E. King, Righteous Brothers & More Added to National Recording Re


Elektra/Rhino; ATCO; Philles/Sony LegacyClassic recordings by The Doors, Ben E. King, The Righteous Brothers, Sly and the Family Stone and Joan Baez are among the latest additions to the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry.The Doors' 19

Paul McCartney Among Lollapalooza 2015 Headliners


Mary McCartney/MPL CommunicationsPaul McCartney has been tapped to be a headliner at one of the United States' biggest summer festivals, Lollapalooza.  The former Beatles star will be making his first-ever appearance at the long-running music extra

Honored by USO, Stevie Nicks Says Giving Music to Wounded Troops Is "Most Import


Credit: Kristin Burns In recognition of her ongoing support of U.S. troops over the years, Stevie Nicks was honored Tuesday night with the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2015 USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore 33rd Annual Awards Dinner. 

New Marvin Gaye Reissue Campaign Includes Vinyl Box Set of Early Albums, "Let's


Image Courtesy of MotownA series of special archival releases from Marvin Gaye will be made available in the coming weeks in celebration of the late Motown legend's legacy.  The release campaign includes a seven-LP vinyl box set gathering together

Thin Lizzy's First Eight Albums Being Reissued on High-Quality Vinyl This Week


Keenan Neighbors/Universal MusicIf your beloved Thin Lizzy vinyl albums are too warped and scratched to enjoy anymore, take heart: this week, you'll be treated to newly-remastered, high-quality vinyl versions of the beloved Irish rock band's first eigh

Doobie Brothers, Isley Brothers, Kansas Among Headliners for Milwaukee's 2015 Su


Image Courtesy of Milwaukee World Festival Inc.Milwaukee's Summerfest has announced its lineup of headliners for 2015, and it includes plenty of well-known veteran artists.  Among the music stars who will entertain the crowds this year at the festi

Madonna Talks Rebellion, Motherhood, Fame and Phones


Mert Alas and Marcus PiggotNote to self: if you're ever going to be in the same room as Madonna, put down your damn phone.In an interview with Us Weekly magazine, the Queen of Pop says that one of her biggest pet peeves is "when I walk into a room and ev

Van Halen Announces Summer/Fall North American Tour, Band to Play Special L.A. S


Live Nation EntertainmentJump for joy, Van Halen fans!  The rock legends have announced plans for a major North American tour that will kick off on July 5 in Auburn, Washington, and run all the way through an October 2 concert in Los Angeles.Van H

Elton John Set to Headline San Francisco's Outside Lands Festival in August


Credit: Sam Taylor-WoodElton John is among the performers set to headline the 2015 Outside Lands festival, which will take place August 7-9 at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.  The lineup for the eighth annual edition of the music extravaganza als

ZZ Top and George Thorogood Among Artists Whose Stagecoach Festival Performances


Credit: Ross HalfinFor the third straight year, AXS TV will air select performances from the Stagecoach Festival, which this year is scheduled to take place April 24-26 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California.  While the festival's main focus

Toto's Steve Lukather Says Band Is "Coming to Grips" with Mike Porcaro's Death a


Frontiers Music SrlIt's been a bittersweet month for Toto.  On March 15, the veteran rock band's longtime bass player Mike Porcaro lost his battle with Lou Gehrig's disease and was laid to rest just a few days before the release this past Monday of

Bobbi Kristina Brown Moved to Rehab Facility


LifetimeBobbi Kristina Brown has been moved out of Emory University Hospital in Atlanta to a rehabilitation facility, a person close to the family said Friday.The source did not say where the daughter of Whitney Houston was moved or provide an update on

Van Halen to Perform on "Ellen"; Tour Announcement Coming?


Robert YeagerVan Halen will celebrate the forthcoming release of their new concert album, Tokyo Dome: Live in Concert with an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on April 2.According the show’s website, the appearance is a “daytime exclusiv
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