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U2 are joining the likes of Foo Fighters and Metallica by booking a residency on a late night talk show. According to Stereogum, the Irish supergroup will spend a full week on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, starting on Monday, November 17th. That's the same week that...
Pete Townshend stands by U2’s generous decision to make their new album free. Unlike some rockers, such as Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason, who have derided the band for what has been perceived as a publicity stunt, the Who leader told The Daily Mail, “I don’t think that was such a...
Paul Simon will participate in the writing off his officially sanctioned biography, by noted writer Robert Hilburn, according to The Associated Press. The book, which has no official title or release date is being published by Simon & Schuster and will serve as Hilburn’s...
Out today (November 4th) are the two latest sets in the Paul McCartney Archive Collection: 1975's Venus And Mars and 1976’s Wings At The Speed Of Sound. The packages follow the previous deluxe sets McCartney, Ram, McCartney II, and the Grammy Award-winning Band On The Run and...
Once again Journey and the Steve Miller Band will hit the road together in 2015 with special guest Tower Of Power. The grouping, which was one of the hottest tours of the summer of 2014, will soon be announcing its full itinerary, but as of now only one show is on the books:...
Men At Work leader and frontman Colin Hay has announced a 19-date North American club tour for early 2015. Hay, who was the primary songwriter and lead vocalist for the iconic ‘80s band, kicks off the jaunt over two nights on February 12th and 13th at Nashville, Tennessee’s City...
It was 40 years ago Sunday (November 2nd, 1974) that George Harrison launched his "George Harrison & Friends North American Tour" becoming the first solo Beatle to tour North America. Harrison opened the tour on November 2nd, 1974 at Vancouver's Pacific Coliseum. The 30-date...
Only a year after the release of his Top Three New collection, Paul McCartney has issued a box set edition of the album. The latest version of New features two CD’s -- including the original album, and the various CD and Internet bonus cuts, and six newly released cuts -- three...
Out now is Survivor co-founder and leader Jim Peterik’s memoir, Through The Eye Of A Tiger, which chronicles Peterik’s roller coaster ride -- twice, with Survivor and his classic band '70s group Ides Of March. The book touches upon his early life growing up in Illinois along...