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Miller Mobley for BillboardWhile music biopics are all the rage in Hollywood these days, one legendary musician who isn’t interested seeing his life story depicted onscreen is Billy Joel — in part, because he’s concerned about who’d play him. In a new cover story for Billboard, Billy says, “There are things in my life that […]

Ray and Dave Davies (David M. Benett/ Dave Benett/Getty Images) Earlier this year, Kinks guitarist Dave Davies revealed to ABC Radio that he’d spent about a month working with his brother and longtime band mate Ray on material for a Kinks project that may include both archival and new songs. Now Dave has shared an […]

Jim Dyson/Getty ImagesHe’s written a movie, a classical music oratorio and, of course, dozens of the world’s most beloved pop songs.  Now, Paul McCartney‘s writing his first musical. Unlike his other projects, however, the subject isn’t original to Sir Paul.  He’ll adapt the 1946 film classic It’s a Wonderful Life, writing the music and lyrics, […]

Credit: Pamela LittkyAlice in Chains has premiered the final episode of Black Antenna, a 10-part film project accompanying the band’s Grammy-nominated album, Rainier Fog. In the finale, which is soundtracked by the seven-minute Rainier Fog closing track “All I Am,” we find out the fates of our heroes Alpha and Beta: two aliens disguised as […]

Credit: Danny ClinchBruce Springsteen‘s hometown of Freehold, New Jersey, will host an exhibition later this year focusing on the rock legend and how his local surroundings influenced him and his music. The “Springsteen: His Hometown” exhibit will open at the Monmouth County Historical Association on September 29, just six days after The Boss celebrates his […]

ABC/Randy HolmesNorthern Europe loves its heavy metal, as evidenced by Metallica‘s record-breaking show Tuesday in Hämeenlinna, Finland. According to Live Nation Finland, 55,000 people attended the metal legends’ sold-show at Kantola Event Park, breaking the venue’s attendance record. It was also Metallica’s biggest show ever in Finland. That 55,000 figure is about one percent of […]

Credit: Jeremy SafferMegadeth is hitting the racetrack this weekend. Well, sort of. The thrash legends have teamed up the Richard Childress Racing team to be featured on driver Tyler Reddick‘s No. 2 Chevrolet Camaro when he races the ROXOR 200 this Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The car will display Megadeth’s logo on the […]

Sony Legacy AC/DC has taken to its social media pages to mark the impending 40th anniversary of its classic album Highway to Hell, which was released July 27, 1979, and was the last studio effort to feature late lead singer Bon Scott. On Tuesday, the Australian hard-rock legends posted a brief video on their Facebook, […]

Trafalger Releasing/Sony MusicRoger Waters has debuted the first trailer from his new concert film Roger Waters Us + Them, which, as recently reported, will be screened in select cinemas around the world on October 2 and 6. The movie features performances filmed in Amsterdam during the ex-Pink Floyd singer/bassist’s 2017-2018 Us + Them Tour.  On […]

Credit: Daryl HannahThree years after Neil Young‘s last Bridge School Benefit Concert was staged, a new event is slated to take place that will help raise money for the facility co-founded by Young’s late ex-wife Pegi. The concert, dubbed Harvest Moon: A Gathering, is scheduled for September 14 at the Painted Turtle camp in Lake […]


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