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Tom Petty, Elvis Costello, Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson of Heart, Steve Miller, Cyndi Lauper, and Steve Winwood are among the artists who have made the shortlist for the 2015 Songwriters Hall of Fame. Vintage Vinyl News reported that among the other songwriters vying for a spot...
Prior to Fleetwood Mac hitting the road, Lindsey Buckingham spent time turning Christine McVie's recent piano and vocal demos into new Fleetwood Mac tracks, which will form the basis of the band's first new album with McVie in 27 years. Although Mac has released both a 2012 EP...
After another backbreaking series of shows throughout the past spring and summer, you'd think Peter Frampton would be enjoying a hard deserved rest. Not so fast; Frampton is already back at work doing tracking working on several projects near and dear to his heart. Frampton...
It was 29 years ago this week (October 16th, 1985) that "Little" Steven Van Zandt got like-minded performers into a studio to cut the track "Sun City." The song, which featured contributions from Bruce Springsteen, Bono, Lou Reed, Jackson Browne, Bob Dylan, and many others in an...
Currently on a mini-tour in support of their self-titled debut, are the Empty Hearts. The band -- who was named by none other than Steve Van Zandt -- is a sonic throwback to the glory days of 1960's Brit-pop, and features Blondie drummer Clem Burke, Cars guitarist Elliot Easton...
Bono has issued an official apology for his role in putting U2's new album, Songs Of Innocence, into everyone's iTunes account whether they wanted it or not. According to Rolling Stone, the band was doing a Facebook video Q&A session when someone requested that the Irish...
Coming on October 27th is Kiss’ Love Gun: Deluxe Edition. The two-disc set features the original 1977 album, along with a bonus disc featuring assorted demos and live tracks. Love Gun, which was Kiss’s sixth studio album, was released on June 30th, 1977 and was the band’s...
Billy Joel has sold another of his massive Long Island beachfront properties. Newsday reported that the “Piano Man’s” listing agent Nancy Mizrahi of Saunders & Associates confirmed the sale of Billy’s 5,500-square-foot Sagaponack home. Although the buyer and price of the...
Bob Seger will kick off his 2014 tour dates on November 19th in Saginaw, Michigan and although his current shows only stretch through February -- chances are the Silver Bullet Band will be in business next summer as well. This week Seger released his long-awaited studio set,...