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Mark Knopfler will release his eighth solo album, Tracker, on March 15th. The former Dire Straits leader spoke about the set on his official website (markknopfler.com), explaining “The album title Tracker arrived out of me trying to find my way over the decades. Out of me...
Billy Joel will return this summer to Chicago's Wrigley Field for his fourth career gig at the Chicago Cubs' hallowed ballpark. The general public on-sale is set for Saturday, January 24th at 10:00 a.m. local time. Billy last performed at the stadium on July 18th, 2014...
Fleetwood Mac kicks off its 2015 dates tonight (January 16th) at Saint Paul, Minnesota's Xcel Energy Center, with the current 40-date run winding down on April 11th at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena. After that, the "Mac" will embark on a 24-date European leg taking in stops...
Happy Birthday to Rolling Stones guitarist Mick Taylor, who turns 66 on Saturday (January 17th). In June of 1969, Taylor replaced the band's co-founder Brian Jones shortly before his death, and less than a month later, on July 3rd, 1969, he made his live debut with the Stones at...
Tom Petty seriously believed that Stevie Nicks’ drug addiction would kill her. In the new Rolling Stone cover story on Nicks, her longtime friend and sometime collaborator revealed how serious the situation was in the 1980’s, explaining, "I did all I could to talk her into...
It was 38 years ago today (January 15th, 1977), that the Eagles' album Hotel California hit Number One. The album, which was released on December 8th, 1976, was the group's third chart-topper in a row, following 1975's One Of These Nights and 1976's compilation Eagles/Their...
Paul McCartney says that he stills shies away from formulas - both in songwriting and record making. During a chat with Paste magazine, the former Beatle explained that since he and John Lennon began writing songs, the press have been asking him to divulge their secret,...
The Who and Elton John have been announced as the headline acts for the 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The Who will perform on the Saturday of the Fest’s first wended on April 25th, with Elton taking the stage the following Saturday. The concerts mark both the...
Paul McCartney admits that he's amazed at the imagination and intuition he showcased in his Beatles songs, which he wrote in his early to late-20s. "Macca" spoke to Paste magazine about the experience of performing songs from his past life onstage every night on tour and the...