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Shout! FactoryHail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll, the 1987 documentary about the star-studded 60th birthday concerts that The Rolling Stones‘ Keith Richards helped organize for his idol Chuck Berry, will be released on Blu-ray for the first time on November 19. The film features footage of the birthday concerts, which took place October 16, 1986, at […]

BMGDesmond Child has co-written major hits for dozens of top artists during his long career, and now the Grammy-winning songwriter is putting out a live album featuring him performing his own versions of manyh of those songs. Desmond Child Live, coming October 18, includes renditions of songs made famous by Bon Jovi, KISS, Aerosmith, Joan […]

ABC/Fred WatkinsFoo Fighters‘ show Tuesday at the Sziget Festival in Hungary featured a pair of unique guests. While the band was gearing up to play the set’s closing song, “Everlong,” frontman Dave Grohl spotted a fan in the crowd who had been crowdsurfing while in a wheelchair, and invited him on stage. Grohl also shouted […]

ABC/Randy HolmesIggy Pop has premiered the video for “James Bond,” a track from his upcoming album, Free. The clip doesn’t feature any footage of 007: Instead, it focuses on the Godfather of Punk as he sings from a dark room. In between, we cut to brief glimpses of back-up vocalist Faith Vern and trumpet player […]

ABC/Randy HolmesMetallica has announced a 2020 South American stadium run as part of the band’s ongoing WorldWired international tour. The trek, which will feature support from Greta Van Fleet, kicks off April 15 in Santiago, Chile, and will include an April 18 stop in Buenos Aires, Argentina, followed by four shows in Brazil. As with […]

Sony MusicThe Clash‘s acclaimed 1979 breakthrough album London Calling celebrates its 40th anniversary in December, and to mark the milestone, a collection of memorabilia from the influential punk band’s archives will go on display at the Museum of London this fall. The exhibit, titled “The Clash: London Calling,” will open on November 15 and will […]

iStock/NastasicGuns N’ Roses‘ trademark infringement case against a brewery that’s been selling a beer called “Guns ‘N’ Rosé” is headed towards a settlement, lawyers for the rock legends confirm to ABC Radio. According to docs obtained by The Blast, GN’R has “been engaged in settlement discussions” and “reached an agreement in principle” with the Canarchy […]

Credit: Danny Clifford Squeeze kicks off a new U.S. tour leg tonight in Pawling, New York. The trek is called The Squeeze Songbook 2019 tour, and as its title suggests, the ’80s new wave icons will be digging deep into their catalog of compositions penned by co-frontmen Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford. Tilbrook tells ABC […]

Crazed Management LLCJonathan “Jonny Z” Zazula, whose claim to fame is being the person who first signed Metallica, is putting pen to paper to tell his story. Heavy Tales: The Metal. The Music. The Madness. As Lived by Jon Zazula will arrive on October 29. The book is described as “not a typical rock ‘n’ roll […]

Credit: Kevin Nixon Def Leppard launches a new Las Vegas residency tonight at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. It’s the British rockers’ first U.S. performance since the band’s March 2019 induction into the Rock & Roll Hall in Brooklyn, New York. The 12-show stand, dubbed “Def Leppard Hits Vegas: The Sin City […]


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