Pink Floyd, Ted Nugent, Paul McCartney, Neil Young and more...


What we're talking about and keeping an eye on in Classic Rock today...
* Pink Floyd issued a statement on Monday (July 7) confirming reports that it will be releasing a new album, "The Endless River" in October, describing it as "an album of mainly ambient and instrumental music based on the 1993/4 `Division Bell` sessions" which included the late keyboardist Richard Wright. The statement says the album -- co-produced by Pink Floyd's David Gilmour along with former Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera, Paul McCartney collaborator Youth and Andy Jackson -- "is still a work in progress" and promised more details by the end of summer.
* Ted Nugent releases his first new album in seven years, "ShutUp&Jam," today (July 8). Check out The Insider`s report at and review at
* Also out today (July 8): Chicago's "NOW Chicago XXXVI," Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young`s "CSNY 1974,", Steve Hackett's "Genesis Revisited: Live at the Royal Albert Hall," Judas Priest's"Redeemer of Souls" and John Mellencamp's "Performs Trouble No More Live at Town Hall."
* Paul McCartney has released a video for the song "Early Days" from his 2013 album "New," which features actor Johnny Depp.
* Neil Young & Crazy Horse debuted a brand new song, "Who's Gonna Stand Up and Save the Earth" on Monday night (July 7) during Young's first-ever performance in Iceland.
* Foreigner's Mick Jones said in a recent New York radio interview that he and original band singer Lou Gramm plan to get together during September to write music together, their first collaborations in more than a decade.
* Phil Collins' oldest son, Simon Collins, has been arrested in England for possessing and selling drugs, both Class A and Class B. The younger Collins, who plays in the band Sound of Contact, was released on bail while the investigation continues. -- Gary Graff, WCSX Classic Rock Insider


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