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Gary Miller/Getty ImagesElvis Costello has abeen acknowledged in Queen Elizabeth II‘s 2019 Birthday Honours list, which recognize “outstanding achievements” and service of people across the U.K. The 64-year-old Rock & Roll Hall of Famer was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, or an O.B.E., for services to music. In a long […]

Asylum/RhinoJackson Browne‘s classic 1977 album Running on Empty will be reissued July 5 on CD as an 180-gram vinyl LP, as well as digitally and via streaming services. Browne oversaw the remastering of the reissue.  To create this concept album about life as a touring musician, Jackson recorded the project’s 10 tracks live on the […]

Gareth Cattermole/Getty ImagesThe real Elton John sang with “movie Elton John” Sunday night, as Rocketman star Taron Egerton joined the actual Rocket Man onstage for a duet. Elton brought Taron out during his show in Hove, England to sing “Your Song.”  Taron was dressed appropriately in Elton John glasses and a rainbow t-shirt, possibly in […]

Concord Records Santana‘s latest studio album, Africa Speaks, was released Friday. The record features 11 new original songs inspired by modern African music and showcases not only Carlos Santana‘s fiery guitar but the powerful vocals of Latin Grammy-winning Spanish singer Buika [BWEE-kah]. Africa Speaks blends Santana’s trademark Latin rock sound with African melodies, rhythm and […]

Credit: Dave HoganAfter delaying the start of their 2019 No Filter Tour of North America tour for about two months because singer Mick Jagger needed to undergo heart-valve surgery, The Rolling Stones will launch the trek on June 21 in Chicago. In an exclusive new interview with the Toronto Sun, guitarist Keith Richards says Jagger […]

Legacy RecordingsThe massive new archival Bob Dylan box set, The Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings — the audio companion to the forthcoming Martin Scorsese-directed film focusing on the first leg of Dylan’s 1975-1976 trek — was released today. As previously reported, the collection features 148 tracks spread over 14 CDs, including five full […]

MPL/Capitol/UMeThe 1998 compilation Wide Prairie, featuring the music of Paul McCartney‘s late first wife and Wings band mate Linda McCartney, will be reissued on August 2 on vinyl, digitally and via streaming services. The 16-track collection includes songs Linda recorded with various Wings lineups between 1972 and 1980, two single-only tracks released under the moniker […]

Interscope Records/UMeLimited-edition colored-vinyl versions of two popular U2 albums — 1984’s The Unforgettable Fire and 2004’s How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb — were released today. The Unforgettable Fire is available on wine-colored vinyl to match the album’s cover, while the How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb reissue is a red vinyl disc. Both releases come […]

ABC/Craig SjodinFifty years ago this July, Neil Armstrong uttered the famous phrase, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” as he became the first man to walk on the moon.  One of the people who remembers watching him do it is Queen guitarist — and astrophysicist — Brian May. In honor […]

Credit: Zack Whitford After launching in April, Aerosmith‘s “Deuces Are Wild” Las Vegas residency will begin a second installment on June 19, and to mark to occasion, the exhibit focusing on the band that’s located in the lower level of the Park Theater at Park MGM will be opened to all fans. The display, dubbed […]


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