Michele Amabile

Fleetwood Mac Adds Two Area Dates to 2019 World Tour

By Michele Amabile | November 1, 2018

Fleetwood Mac announced new tour dates today, and it’s good news for us! The group has added two area shows in New York and Philadelphia. The band will make a stop March 18 at Madison Square Garden and March 22 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The group is already scheduled for MSG on March 11, the Prudential Center…

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Queen Will Get a Tribute Next Week on the ABC Show, ‘The Goldbergs’

By Michele Amabile | November 1, 2018

With the new Queen movie, Bohemian Rhapsody, set to debut in theaters on Friday (Nov. 2), the hit ABC show The Goldbergs have their own tribute ready to roll. On next Wednesday’s (Nov. 7) episode, executive producer Adam F. Goldberg will pay homage to the late Freddie Mercury with a new episode, “Bohemian Rap City.” “Anyone who grew up with…

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Jimmy Page Announces New Fender Signature Guitar Line

By Michele Amabile | November 1, 2018

The Good News: Jimmy Page and Fender Guitars are recreating his famous 1959 Fender Telecaster for a new line available to guitar enthusiasts. The Bad News: It’s for next year, so that super cool holiday gift idea has to wait a beat. Just in time for the celebration of Led Zeppelin’s 5oth anniversary celebrations, the guitar company will release four…

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Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets Tour Set for New York Appearance

By Michele Amabile | November 1, 2018

Good news, Pink Floyd Fans! Nick Mason’s “Saucerful of Secrets” 2019 North American tour will land in New York City! The show–which will include pre-Dark Side of The Moon tracks–will come to The Beacon Theatre April 18. “With the help of some like-minded friends, I have embarked on a voyage of discovery of the music that was the launch pad…

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Alex Trebek is ‘Dressed to Kill’ With Kiss Costume on Jeopardy!

By Michele Amabile | November 1, 2018

Who knew that Alex Trebek has a membership in the KISS Army? The Jeopardy! host had KISS bassist Gene Simmons in the house for a special Halloween edition of the popular game show.  Trebek got in on the fun, dressing like “The Demon” himself in full hair, makeup costume and heels worthy of a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame…

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New Biography on Late Cars Member Ben Orr Arrives in November; Listen to Author Joe Milliken and Michele Amabile Dish Details on 1071 The Boss

By Michele Amabile | October 30, 2018

This content is sponsored in part by Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. Cars fans can dig in to a new biography about the late Benjamin Orr: Let’s Go! Benjamin Orr and The Cars, which will be published on Nov. 11. The book–written by veteran music journalist and Boston native Joe Milliken–explores Orr’s entire career from his beginnings as a teen…

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KISS Announces New York City Farewell Concert Date

By Michele Amabile | October 29, 2018

KISS fans, start making plans! The band announced the full list of tour dates for the “End of the Road” farewell tour, and there are two dates in our area. The group is set to rock Madison Square Garden on March 27, and again at the Wells Fargo Center on March 29. Tickets go on sale to the general public…

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Ozzy Osbourne is Back in Action

By Michele Amabile | October 26, 2018

Ozzy Osbourne is healed! The Oz man took to Twitter to reveal that the staph infection in his thumb has cleared up, and he is ready to rock and roll! “I just want to take this opportunity to thank you all for your concern,” the 69-year old rocker says in a video. “My thumb is fully recovered now.” To celebrate,…

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Kinks 50th Anniversary Box Set Out Now

By Michele Amabile | October 26, 2018

The 50th anniversary reissue of The Kinks album, The Kinks are the Village Green Preservation Society, arrives today (Oct. 26), and there is plenty for fans to dig in and enjoy. There are photographs, interviews, and liner notes contributed by The Who’s Pete Townshend. “I think The Village Green Preservation Society is about the ending of a time personally for me in…

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Elton John Announces Concert Downloads of ‘Farewell’ Tour

By Michele Amabile | October 25, 2018

If you couldn’t make any of Elton John’s concerts for his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” concert tour, don’t worry. The Rocket Man has you covered, and is offering audio downloads of recent shows through a deal with an app called PEEX. Each download of several shows–including the shows that took place September 16 in University Park, Pennsylvania; September 25 and 26…

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