Michele Amabile

Ann Wilson Honors Chris Cornell in New Video

By Michele Amabile | January 3, 2019

Heart’s Ann Wilson is honoring the late Chris Cornell with the release of a new video covering Audioslave’s “I Am the Highway.” The tribute is a part of Wilson’s Immortal solo album, which features tributes to 10 late artists, including David Bowie, Tom Petty and Leonard Cohen. A Cornell tribute concert will take place January 16 at The Forum near Los Angeles featuring Metallica, Foo Fighters…

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Billy Joel Announces Philadelphia Concert Date in May

By Michele Amabile | January 3, 2019

Live Nation Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Phillies brought out the Philly Phanatic to announce Billy Joel’s sixth-consecutive show at Citizens Bank Park on May 24. Joel just played to a sold-out crowd at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York for New Year’s Eve, performing “This Is the Time,” from 1986’s The Bridge; “I’ve Loved These Days,” from 1976’s Turnstiles, and “Souvenir,” from 1974’s Streetlife…

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Monmouth University Announces Free Screening of ‘Springsteen on Broadway’

By Michele Amabile | January 2, 2019

If you weren’t able to get to see Bruce Springsteen live for Springsteen on Broadway, or have yet to get a Netflix account, Monmouth University and the Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music has a treat for you. The University is offering a free, public screening of the Netflix special  on Sunday, Jan. 13 at 4 p.m. on…

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Queen Founder Brian May Releases NASA Inspired Track on New Year’s Day

By Michele Amabile | January 2, 2019

Queen guitarist Brian May rang in the New Year with new music. May–who has a doctorate in astrophysics–released the single, “New Horizons (Ultima Thule Mix),” in honor of the ongoing mission of NASA’s New Horizons space probe. The track dropped at the same time as the NYE ball just after midnight ET at the New Horizons Mission Operations Center in Laurel, Maryland,…

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Paul McCartney Drops Brand New Song to Ring in 2019

By Michele Amabile | January 1, 2019

Paul McCartney rang in the New Year with the release of a new track at the very beginning of 2019. As the Times Square dropped and the clock struck midnight, McCartney gifted his fans with a brand new song, not included on his most recent studio album, Egypt Station, which arrived on Sept. 7. The track–which marks McCartney’s continued experimentations with technology…

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With No Regrets, Lou Gramm Announces Retirement From Solo Shows

By Michele Amabile | December 31, 2018

Lou Gramm wrapped up his 2018 with a big announcement–he will no longer perform solo shows. The former Foreigner frontman dropped that news Saturday night (Dec. 29) at a show in at Procktors in Schenectady, New York where he performed a mix of Foreigner songs and solo selections, including his hit, “Midnight Blue.” Gramm, 68, told the audience he enjoyed…

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Rolling Stones Ballet Rumored to Debut Next April in New York City

By Michele Amabile | December 27, 2018

Mick Jagger always had the moves like, well, Jagger. Now the music of The Rolling Stones is set to be featured in a new ballet, according to Page Six. A “dance source” tells the New York Post that Jagger’s girlfriend–31-year-old Melanie Hamrick–is taking a leave of absence from the American Ballet Theatre to “work on choreographing her first ballet —…

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Doors Icon Robbie Krieger Releases New Music (Watch)

By Michele Amabile | December 27, 2018

Doors guitarist Robbie Krieger is giving fans a taste of his forthcoming solo album with the release of a a new solo instrumental track, “Slide Home.” Fans can check out the track–which includes the musical contributions of  longtime Frank Zappa collaborator Arthur Barrow on bass and synthesizer, Adrienne “AeB” Byrne on flute and veteran percussionist Brad Dutz–in a new video released on YouTube. The video includes the 72-Rock…

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Billy Joel Documentary Wins Big at New York Emmy Awards

By Michele Amabile | December 27, 2018

A film documenting Billy Joel’s unprecedented run of shows at Madison Square Garden was a big winner at the 61st Annual New York Emmy Awards Wednesday night (Dec. 26). The film–New York State of Mind–was released on the MSG Network. It won four awards, including an Emmy for best “Entertainment Program/Special.” New York State of Mind recently won 4 New…

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Bono and The Edge Went Christmas Caroling–We Have Video

By Michele Amabile | December 25, 2018

Fans in Ireland got a special treat with two merry Christmas carolers on Christmas Eve. But these weren’t your ordinary carolers! U2 icons Bono and guitarist The Edge went a-caroling-to bring merriment for a good cause! Bono and The Edge joined Glen Hansard and a number of singers appeared on Grafton Street in Dublin to help raise money for charity…

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