Michele Amabile

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Announces Generation Axe Tour Date

By Michele Amabile | July 12, 2018

It’s a guitar lovers dream come true: The Generation Axe tour is coming to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City November 30! The show will feature New Jersey native and Ozzy Osbourne sideman Zakk Wylde, along with  Steve Vai, Yngwie Malmsteen, Extreme‘s Nuno Bettencourt, and Tosin Abasi of Animals as Leaders.  The tour launchesbegins November 7 at the Fox Theater in Oakland, California, wrapping…

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Tom Petty Box Set Track Listing Revealed (Watch Video)

By Michele Amabile | July 11, 2018

Hot on the heels of this morning’s announcement that a new Tom Petty box set- is set for release on Sept. 28. Now The New 107.1 The Boss can reveal the track list of the set, titled: An American Treasure, as well as a video for the first single: “Keep a Little Soul,” an unreleased track from 1982. Tom Petty…

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New John Lennon Stamp to Debut in September

By Michele Amabile | July 11, 2018

The Beatles once covered the song “Please, Mr. Postman,” by The Marvelettes, and now John Lennon will be immortalized forever by the United State Postal Service. The new stamp will be unveiled Sept. 7 at the Namburg Bandshell in New York City’s Central Park. The event will be officiated by U.S. Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan. The stamp sheet–designed like a 45-rpm…

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Bruce Springsteen Gives Fans a First Ever Encore on Broadway

By Michele Amabile | July 11, 2018

Do you have tickets to see Springsteen on Broadway this summer? If so, you may be getting a bonus! For the first time since Bruce Springsteen began his historic run of shows at The Walter Kerr Theatre in New York City, the Freehold native has added an encore to the set list. On Tuesday night (July 10), the Rock and…

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Tom Petty Box Set For September Release

By Michele Amabile | July 11, 2018

Nearly one year after his death, a box set of unreleased music by the late Tom Petty is set for release on Sept. 28. The box set, An American Treasure, will include four CDs of previously unreleased live and studio material and alternate versions of 60 songs in total, compiled by Petty’s daughter Adria, his wife Dana, longtime Heartbreakers Mike Campbell and…

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Bruce Springsteen’s Childhood Home is Sold

By Michele Amabile | July 9, 2018

Everybody wants to have a home, and now someone can say their house is a part of rock and roll history as Bruce Springsteen’s childhood home is now sold. The two family home at 39 Institute Street–Springsteen lived on the left side at 39 and 1/2–finally sold for $225,000, according to The Asbury Park Press. The asking price for the…

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Huey Lewis Lends His Voice to Hearing Loss Gala

By Michele Amabile | July 8, 2018

Huey Lewis will attend the 2018 “So the World May Hear” Awards Gala in Saint Paul, Minnesota, July 15. The event–which benefits the Starkey Hearing Foundation —raises funds for the foundation’s work supporting hearing health programs around the world, including fitting in-need children with hearing aids. Lewis was diagosed in April with an inner-ear disorder called Meniere’s disease. The condition caused Lewis significant…

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Neil Young ‘Bruised and Battered’ By Detroit Fans

By Michele Amabile | July 7, 2018

Neil Young had a rough evening in front of a raucus crowd in Detroit, and took to his website to talk about the experience. The concert, which was billed as “Neil Young Solo,” was supposed to be an intimate presentation of songs delving into his career as a singer-songwriter, but some fans kept shouting out song titles as if it…

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Elvis Costello Cancels European Tour Dates

By Michele Amabile | July 6, 2018

Elvis Costello  is cancelling his remaining tour dates in Europe, he announced on his website. Costello has recently undergone successful cancer surgery, and is following the advice of his doctor, he explained. “Six weeks ago my specialist called me and said, ‘You should start playing the Lotto,’” Costello wrote. “He had rarely, if ever, seen such a small but very…

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Alice Cooper to Release Live Album

By Michele Amabile | July 5, 2018

If you saw Alice Cooper last year on his Parnormal tour, you know what a great time it was visually and musically. Now, Alice is giving fans a chance to relive the fun again with the release of A Paranormal Evening with Alice Cooper at the Olympia Paris on August 31.  The set will be available as a two-CD set, a digital…

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