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Cleopatra Records Last spring, Todd Rundgren reunited his old band Utopia for its first tour in 32 years, a North American trek that ran from an April 18 concert in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, through a June 5 show in Riverside, California. One of the performances, a May 22 concert in Chicago, was captured for a […]

Jody Rogac; Jill FurmanovskyA pair of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees — ex-Talking Heads frontman David Byrne and Chic‘s Nile Rodgers — have joined the lineup of featured speakers at the 2019 South by Southwest Festival, which runs from March 8 to March 17 in Austin, Texas. Byrne’s speech, which is scheduled for […]

Courtesy of VansLed Zeppelin is partnering with the Vans footwear company to launch a limited-edition line of shoes and apparel in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the band’s self-titled debut album. The Vans x Led Zeppelin collection features low-top and high-top sneakers, a long-sleeve t-shirt and a trucker hat. The low-top, called the Era, […]

ParlophoneFollowing the announcement of the David Bowie vinyl singles box set Spying Through a Keyhole, which is due out on April 5, comes word that another upcoming vinyl collection featuring rare recordings by the late rock legend will be issued soon. The Clareville Grove Demos box set features three seven-inch vinyl discs boasting six songs […]

Courtesy of Live Nation EntertainmentDef Leppard is headed back to Las Vegas. The British band, who will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in March, has announced “Def Leppard Hits Vegas: The Sin City Residency,” which kicks off Wednesday, August 14, at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The […]

ABC/Randy HolmesLast week, Foo Fighters announced the postponement of two shows in New Orleans due to an unspecified “band member injury.” Now, it appears as though that mystery might be solved. Frontman Dave Grohl spoke at the Pollstar Live conference on Tuesday, and he took the stage while wearing his arm in a sling. You […]

ABC/Randy HolmesChris Cornell‘s widow Vicky is sharing her love for Miley Cyrus and Maroon 5‘s Adam Levine, who both performed at last month’s tribute concert in honor of the late Soundgarden frontman. Speaking to US Weekly, Vicky called Cyrus’ rendition of the Temple of the Dog song “Say Hello 2 Heaven” “unbelievable.” “Everyone gave such […]

PRNewsFoto/Palms Casino Resort Billy Idol and his longtime guitarist, Steve Stevens, will hit the road as a duo next month for the first time ever for a North American tour that’s been dubbed “Turned On, Tuned In and Unplugged.” The acoustic trek kicks off March 3 in Vancouver, Canada, and is mapped out through an […]

Credit: Robert KnightJourney guitarist Neal Schon is recovering after undergoing emergency surgery to remove his gall bladder this past week. Schon revealed details of his health scare in a message on Twitter. “Had to go into ER last night very inflamed-infected Gallbladder taken out and honestly couldn’t feel better,” Schon wrote. “Just need a few […]

ABC/Randy HolmesOzzy Osbourne‘s wife Sharon says that the metal legend is “doing great” following his hospitalization due to complications from the flu. Speaking during her daytime show The Talk on CBS Tuesday, Sharon revealed that Ozzy is “out of ICU.” “He’s doing good,” she said. “He’s breathing on his own.” Sharon later took to Twitter to […]


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