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"Meet The Beatles - Japan Box" Coming Out June 25th

Yet another Beatles box set is coming. More...

PETA’s Good Friday Campaign Features Paul McCartney

Avowed vegetarian Paul McCartney is using his Good Friday to champion animal rights -- specifically fish on this day. More...

Ian Anderson Announces 34-Date U.S. Tour

Ian Anderson has unveiled the dates for his upcoming U.S. tour, an eight-and-a-half week trek that starts September 12 in Seattle and wraps up November 10 in Montclair, N.J. More...

Alice Cooper Documentary Premiering At Tribeca Today

"Super Duper Alice Cooper," the new documentary about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame shock rocker, premieres today (April 17) at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Actually, the film's makers -- Toronto-based Banger Films, which also brought us "Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage" -- calls it a "doc opera" rather than a strict documentary, and Cooper tells us what the difference is: More...

More New Music On The Way From Wilko Johnson

After releasing a new album collaboration with the Who's Roger Daltrey, we may not have heard the last from Wilko Johnson. More...

Malcolm Young’s Rumored Stroke Leaves AC/DC’s Future Up In The Air

Contradictory reports continue to swirl around AC/DC and the future of the band. More...

New Solo Album From Jack Bruce Out Today

It's been a decade since Jack Bruce's last solo album, but as he brings out "Silver Rails" today (April 15), the former Cream bassist and singer tells us he wasn't worried about that gap: More...

New Ian Anderson Album Out Now

Jethro Tull founder Ian Anderson releases his third solo album, "Homo Erraticus," today (April 15). The 15-song conceptual set is another "collaboration" with the fictional Gerald Bostock, who Anderson introduced on 1972's "Thick as a Brick" and returned to for 2012's "Thick as a Brick 2." More...

Are AC/DC Calling It Quits?

AC/DC will start to record a new album next month -- or call it quits as a band, according to two obviously conflicting reports. More...

Steely Dan Announce Summer Tour Dates

Steely Dan has rolled out the full itinerary for this summer's Jamalot Ever After Tour. More...

Pat Benatar On Touring With Cher

Pat Benatar and husband/musical partner Neil Giraldo are spending most of the first part of their 35th Anniversary Tour opening shows for Cher. More...

Neil Young’s PonoMusic Third Most-Funded Kickstarter At $5.75M

Neil Young's Kickstarter funding campaign for his new PonoMusic service doesn't wrap up until April 15, but it's already an unqualified success. More...

Frampton’s Cincinnati Ballet Compositions Due Out In June

Peter Frampton has announced a June release for "Hummingbird in a Box," a new studio version of the music he composed for special performances by the Cincinnati Ballet in April of 2013. The seven tracks run about 13 minutes long and will be arranged as a suite. More...

Tyler, Perry Record New Version of “Dream On” For Boston Marathon Doc

Steven Tyler and Joe Perry have recorded a new version of Aerosmith's "Dream On" for a TV special about last year's Boston Marathon bombings, where three people were killed and more than 260 were injured. More...

Oates On Finally Being Inducted Into The Rock Hall

For many years the duo of Daryl Hall & John Oates was considered one of the most glaring omissions from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. More...

Yusuf (Cat Stevens) On His Rock Hall Induction

Cat Stevens, now known as Yusuf Islam, is enjoying a rare moment back in the rock 'n' roll mainstream spotlight with his induction tonight (April 10) into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. More...

Paul Stanley On Rock Hall Induction Night

After weeks of rancor, controversy, name-calling and hand-writing, KISS will finally be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tonight (April 10) at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. More...

Honored Stones’ Manager Out For Rock Hall Ceremony

Count original Rolling Stones manager and producer Andrew Loog Oldham out of Thursday's (April 10) Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Brooklyn, where he's slated to receive the Ahmet Ertegun Award for non-performers along with the late Beatles manager Brian Epstein. More...

Fleetwood Mac News Round-Up: Mick Fleetwood’s TV Show, More Tour Dates

Leading a Fleetwood Mac reunited with Christine McVie apparently isn't enough for group co-founder Mick Fleetwood. More...

Classic Rock Legends Pay Tribute to DC5 In Documentary

The new documentary "The Dave Clark Five and Beyond -- Glad All Over" premieres at 8 p.m. EST tonight (April 8) as part of PBS' Great Performances series. More...

Paul Stanley Autobiography Out Today

After plenty of pre-publication hype, KISS frontman Paul Stanley's autobiography "Face The Music: A Life Exposed" is officially published today (April 8). More...

Fleetwood Mac Album, Song Sales Rise Since Reunion Tour Announcement

Reuniting is feeling so good for Fleetwood Mac -- at least in terms of sales. More...

“Tonight Show” Featuring Rock Hall Inductees This Week

It's "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame" week on NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon," with several inductees and participants from Thursday's (April 10) ceremony in Brooklyn slated to appear. More...

All-Star Paul McCartney Tribute Album To Feature Dylan, Daltrey

Paul McCartney will be the subject of a new, all-star tribute album, "The Art of Paul McCartney," due out later this year. More...

Dates For Aerosmith/Slash Tour To Be Announced April 8th

Aerosmith and Slash are preparing for an announcement next week -- most likely on Tuesday (April 8) -- for their summer Let Rock Rule tour. More...
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