Posts by Michele Amabile

Paul McCartney Drops New Album Title on His Birthday

You say it’s Sir Paul McCartney’s birthday? The former Beatle is celebrating his 76th birthday by giving his fans a gift on Twitter. McCartney–who debuted two new songs at a surprise show in Liverpool earlier this month–revealed the title of his forthcoming new record in a creative tweet. Busy Beatles: Paul McCartney Plays Secret Gig; Ringo Starr…

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U2 Announces More Reissues

U2 will reissue three more vinyl releases on July 27, the band announced today. The group put out 180 gram double LP and black vinyl editions of 1991’s Achtung Baby, the 1993 Zooropa set and the 1998 compilation The Best Of 1980-1990 . The remastered new releases are available for pre-order here, and follow the appearance in April of Wide Awake In America,Pop and All…

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Def Leppard Guitarist Phil Collen Previews NJ Tour Date

Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen has returned to the tour with Journey, which lands at the Prudential Center in Newark on Friday night (June 15). Does Collen–who had to depart the tour due to a family emergency, but returned a few days later–ever get tired of playing the hits? “People ask me if it gets…

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Hungry? Have Some Chicken Soup with Bon Jovi

How does Bon Jovi keep healthy on the road? Chicken Soup for the soul. In a new segment released by the band, Jon Bon Jovi explains that while his own father made a big pot of sauce for the boys to take out on the road, drummer Tico Torres’ grandmother and mother were “the chicken soup people.”…

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas from The NEW 107.1 The Boss

Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday (June 17), and if you still don’t know what to get your cool rocking Daddy, the New 1071 The Boss has a few ideas! For the Led Zeppelin fan: You have to wait until October to purchase Dad the 368-page photo book (that’s a holiday purchase), but in…

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Slash Moving On From Marriage

Nothing lasts forever, as the  song goes, and guitarist Slash says he wants to “move on with his life” after he closes the chapter on his costly divorce. According to court documents, Slash is going to pay his soon-to-be ex-wife Perla Ferrar $100,000 per month in spousal support until death or remarriage.  The Guns N’ Roses…

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Chicago Cubs Fans Gifted With Eddie Vedder Bonus

Chicago Cubs fans buying tickets for the team’s July 6th game at Wrigley Field against the Cincinnati Reds will get a musical treat with in their  seats: a seven-inch vinyl single from Pearl Jam front man Eddie Vedder. Released through Jack White‘s Third Man Records, the A-Side of the single will feature “All the Way,” which the  Illinois native…

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Lenny Kravitz Drops New Song Ahead of Album Release

Lenny Kravitz has dropped a second video featuring a special appearance by Michael Jackson. The song is  from his forthcoming record, Raising Vibration, due Sept. 7. The video for the track– “Low”– features assorted Super 8 home videos of late-’60s and early-’70s urban life on the street and at apartment family parties. Jackson’s voice was…

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