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Paul McCartney Announces New Tour Dates; Tonight Show Appearance

By Michele Amabile | August 31, 2018

Sir Paul McCartney is set to make a very special appearance Thursday (Sept. 6) on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The appearance comes on the eve of the release of his new record, Egypt Station, out Sept. 7. Paul McCartney Unveils Video for New Song: ‘Fuh You’ In other exciting Paul news, Macca has announced the first U.S. tour dates…

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Elton John Needs a Snickers Bar in New Ad

By Michele Amabile | August 30, 2018

Elton John is latest start to appear in a new ad for Snickers candy bars, according to Variety. The newest spot in Snicker’s “You’re not you when you’re hungry” campaign opens with a rap battle is taking place in a living room. After one rapper disses another, the battle’s host goads another rapper to respond in kind, saying “Give it up…

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Bruce Springsteen “Live in New York City” Now Available on YouTube

By Michele Amabile | August 30, 2018

Where were you for the Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Reunion concerts? If you went to the band’s ten-night stand of shows at Madison Square Garden, you know how special it was to be there. Now, for the first time ever, the entire HBO concert-“Live in New York City,” is available for your viewing pleasure on YouTube. Fans…

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William Shatner to Beam Up Christmas Cheer with New Album

By Michele Amabile | August 29, 2018

Picture yourself, on a one horse open sleigh–with William Shatner? Beam us up, Scotty! Shatner is set to release his very first –wait for it–Christmas album: Shatner Claus. Yes, Captain Kirk is ushering in the holidays with a little help from his friends, including: ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons on a rendition of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer;” Todd Rundgren and former Lynyrd…

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Dire Straits Super Group–DSL Dire Straits Legacy–to launch U.S. Tour

By Michele Amabile | August 29, 2018

The music of Dire Straits will be celebrated with a new tour featuring four members of the band, appropriately named: DSL Dire Straits Legacy. The band is comprised of members Alan Clark (piano/keyboards), Danny Cummings (percussion), Mel Collins (saxophone) and Phil Palmer (guitar/musical director) – along with revered musicians, drummer Steve Ferrone (Tom Petty) and producer Trevor Horn of The…

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Cold Fizz Time Again: Gene Simmons Launches Soda Line

By Michele Amabile | August 29, 2018

It may not exactly be cold gin, but KISS rocker Gene Simmons is introducing the “Champagne of soda” with his new line of soft drinks, Money Bag Soda. Thirsty? Try Def Leppard’s New Brew The tasty beverages–cola, diet cola, root beer and ginger ale, with a cream soda treat available at 7-Eleven stores–will be rolled out to s Wegmans, Tops Friendly…

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Rolling Stones to Re-Release ‘Sympathy for the Devil” Film

By Michele Amabile | August 28, 2018

Pleased to meet you. Have you guessed what The Rolling Stones are planning next? The band is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the release of a restored, expanded version of Sympathy for the Devil, a 1968 film by famed French director Jean-Luc Godard. The film included a candid in-studio look at the Stones–Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Brian Jones, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman — creating a new song at…

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Led Zeppelin Teases Photo Book in New Video

By Michele Amabile | August 28, 2018

If you can’t wait for the October release of Led Zeppelin’s new photo book, the band has released a sneak peek in the form of a trailer on YouTube. The book–Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin–is in celebration of the band’s 50th anniversary, and will include a wide selection of photographs — many of them previously unpublished — and images of…

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New Fleetwood Mac Lineup to Debut on ‘Ellen’

By Michele Amabile | August 28, 2018

America will get its first look at the new Fleetwood Mac lineup next Wednesday (Sept. 5) on The Ellen Degeneres Show. The group– with Mac members Christine McVie, Stevie Nicks, Mick Fleetwood and John McVie–will debut newbies Mike Campbell and Neil Finn with a two-song performance. Lyndsey Buckingham Announces Tri-State Tour Dates The new Fleetwood Mac lineup appeared on CBS This Morning on…

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Lenny Kravitz Announces Vinyl Reissues

By Michele Amabile | August 27, 2018

Lenny Kravitz’s first five albums — 1989’s Let Love Rule, 1991’s Mama Said, 1993’s Are You Gonna Go My Way, 1995’s Circus, and 1998’s 5 — are getting a reboot with an extensive vinyl reissue campaign courtesy of Virgin/UMe, he announced today. Each release appearing on 2LP 180-gram black vinyl in addition to individualized limited-edition, color variants, and just in time for the holidays, as “Let Love…

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