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The Rolling Stones posted a message regarding their longtime sax player Bobby Keys sitting out of the band’s upcoming tour of Down Under, with saxophonist Karl Denson sitting in for him. The message on RollingStones.com read: “Due to being a bit under the weather, Bobby Keys...
Although fans are clearly thrilled with having all of George Harrison's solo recorded works remastered and on the market -- a large percentage are still waiting for the presumed treasure trove of unreleased tracks. Harrison's son, Dhani Harrison, supervised the release of the...
It was 41 years ago Sunday (October 19th, 1973) that the Who released their second double album, the watershed 1973 collection, Quadrophenia. The set featured such classic Who songs as "The Real Me," "5:15," "I'm One," "The Punk And The Godfather," "Drowned," "Sea And Sand," and...
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...