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Credit: Samir HusseinThe Who just played a show last month at Madison Square Garden during the first leg of the band’s Moving On! Tour.  Now, the British rock legends have announced that they’ll return to the famed New York City venue for another concert on September 1. The newly announced performance will now serve as […]

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagicMegadeth frontman Dave Mustaine has revealed he’s been diagnosed with throat cancer. The 57-year-old rocker announced the news Monday in a Facebook post, writing that he’s already begun treatment. “It’s clearly something to be respected and faced head on — but I’ve faced obstacles before,” Mustaine wrote. “I’m working closely with my doctors, and […]

Credit: Jake EdwardsWhen Paul Simon announced that he was retiring from touring last year, he also revealed that he intended to continue to play charity concerts. Now, the folk-rock legend has lined up a pair of new benefit shows on the Hawaiian island of Maui on August 13 and 14 that will follow his previously […]

Courtesy of Sotheby’s The original management contract that The Beatles signed with Brian Epstein in January 1962 is going up for bid at an online-only auction hosted by Sotheby’s in London that’s scheduled to run from July 1 to July 9. The document, which was signed by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and original […]

PRNewsfoto/Live Nation EntertainmentGuns N’ Roses has announced a new batch of North American headlining dates. The fall trek kicks off September 25 in Charlotte, North Carolina, and will wrap up with a two-night stand in Las Vegas held November 1-2. Pre-sale for members of the GN’R fan club Nightrain begins this Tuesday, June 18 at […]

Travis Shinn; Al Pereira/Getty ImagesJourney‘s 2019 itinerary is very light, with only a handful of concerts in the Northeast U.S. and a nine-show Las Vegas residency scheduled this fall, but keyboardist Jonathan Cain reports that, come next year, the band will mount a major trek with a very interesting tour mate. “2020 there should be […]

Blue Elan RecordsAmerica singer/guitarist Gerry Beckley will release a new solo album titled Five Mile Road on September 20. The record features 12 new original songs, 11 of which Beckley penned on his own and one, a tune called “Life Lessons,” that he co-wrote with actor/musician Bill Mumy, who perhaps is best-known as his role […]

Credit: David McClisterCheap Trick has contributed a song to a new album paying tribute to late singer/songwriter Harry Nilsson, best known for such hits as “Everybody’s Talkin’” and “Without You.” This Is the Town: A Tribute to Nilsson, Vol. 2 will be released on June 21, and it includes the power-pop legends’ rendition of a […]

Rhino Entertainment/Trafalgar ReleasingThe ninth annual edition of The Grateful Dead‘s one-night-only “Meet-Up at the Movies” screening event will take place at select theaters on August 1, coinciding with what would have been the late Jerry Garcia‘s 77th birthday. This year, the event has been expanded to include cinemas around the world, and the concert film […]

Cleopatra RecordsDetroit rock and soul legend Mitch Ryder has just released a new album featuring covers of rock, pop, soul and folk songs that he recorded with a variety of guest artists. Detroit Breakout! includes contributions from Runaways singer Cherie Currie, as well as legendary rock guitarists like The MC5‘s Wayne Kramer, The Stooges‘ James […]


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