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Classic tracks by Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, and Simon & Garfunkel are featured on the soundtrack to the new movie, titled Wild, which co-stars Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern. The film, which hits theaters on December 5th, was directed by Jean-Marc Vallee, and was...
Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler, Alan Jackson, and Brad Paisley have all signed on to perform on the upcoming CMA Country Christmas special, taping before an audience in Nashville on Friday, November 7th at the Bridgestone Arena. CMA Country Christmas, hosted by Jennifer Nettles...
In celebration of his 70th birthday on March 30th, Eric Clapton has announced four shows at London’s legendary Royal Albert Hall. “Slowhand” will play the Hall on May 14th, 15th, 17th, and 18th 2015, with his backing band consisting of drummer Steve Gadd, former Squeeze and Mike...
As if Stevie Nicks wasn’t busy enough with a new Top 10 album -- 24 Karat Gold: Songs From The Vault -- and a sold out Fleetwood Mac tour, her first photo exhibit is now running in New York City. The show, featuring a selection of Nicks' formally lit and posed Polaroid...
Billy Joel is the subject of one of the more in-depth pieces on his career in the new issue of The New Yorker. The magazine, which shadowed the "Piano Man" before, during, and after his September Madison Square Garden gig, shed light on a very private man -- who essentially is...
Former Styx frontman and songwriter Dennis DeYoung is back with a new live CD/DVD set, Dennis DeYoung And The Music Of Styx Live In Los Angeles. The collection, which is also available in Blu-ray and digital formats, was captured live on March 18th, 2014 live at L.A.’s El Rey...
Genesis co-founder Mike Rutherford has been spending ample time reexamining his past over the past few years. Newly released is the band's three-disc career -- and solo career-spanning collection, R-Kive as well as the recent Showtime special on the band, Sum Of The Parts, and...
Sting is breathing a sigh of relief now that his first musical, The Last Ship, has sailed onto Broadway. The show, which is now in previews at the Neil Simon Theatre, officially opens on October 26th, and received positive reviews during its summer run in Chicago. Sting told The...
It was 37 years ago tonight (October 20th, 1977), that a plane carrying Lynyrd Skynyrd crashed in a swamp near Gillsburg, Mississippi. At the time, the group was en route to its next show in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The crash took the lives of lead singer Ronnie Van Zant;...