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Billy Idol will release his first new studio set in nearly a decade, titled Kings & Queens Of The Underground, on October 21st. The collection was primarily produced by Trevor Horn, best known for this world over the years with Yes, Paul McCartney, Frankie Goes To Hollywood...
Today (August 27th) marks the 47th anniversary of the death of the Beatles' manager Brian Epstein. Epstein, who died of an accidental drug overdose at the age of 34, literally groomed the group from a scruffy, leather clad, bar band into the most successful and influential...
Coming on September 22nd is the latest Genesis retrospective, titled R-Kive. The 42-year, 37-track set differs from every other Genesis collection in that it features healthy does of solo tracks from the members of the band's classic lineup: Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Mike...
2014 marks a major year for Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young with the long-awaited release of the band's definitive chronicle of its legendary 1974 tour, CSNY 1974. The three-CD, single-DVD box -- which debuted in the Top 20 -- was compiled by Graham Nash and digitally mixed to...
Benmont Tench of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers has always been a Bob Dylan fan -- now he says it time that everybody else gets hip to his greatness. Tench, who along with Petty & The Heartbreakers toured with Dylan in 1986 as part of their joint 60-date True Confessions...
James Taylor has just announced a nine-date November run. Taylor kicks things off on November 1st in Des Moines, Iowa at Wells Fargo Arena, and -- as of now -- wraps things up on November 19th at Jacksonville, Florida's Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Taylor had been...
Happy Birthday to Kiss co-founder Gene Simmons, who turns 65 today (August 25th). Although acting was an early side interest for Simmons, the bassist has branched off and become a world-renowned entrepreneur, marketing himself along with the Kiss brand all over the planet. On...
Pollstar just announced a handful of new Journey shows, including one with current summer touring mates the Steve Miller Band. New stops on the tour include September dates in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tinley Park, Illinois -- with the Miller Band, and...
Paul McCartney snagged the top spot on Billboard’s Hot Tours tally, figuring in the ticket sales sold from his recent Out There dates. The current leg, which played over six weeks in July and August, hit eight arenas and four stadiums raking in $38.7 million on this leg alone...