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New Phil Collins Box Set to be Released in Fall

By Michele Amabile | July 18, 2018

Phil Collins must have been a dream student in grade school. Which is why a new box set is about to be released saying that the legendary Genesis drummer Plays Well With Others. The four CD box set–which will also be released digitally–includes Phil’s live and studio collaborations with other artists, be it vocally or assisting on the drums. The…

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David Bowie Exhibit Coming to Smartphones

By Michele Amabile | July 17, 2018

If you couldn’t make it out to view David Bowie is at at New York City’s Brooklyn Museum of Art, fear not. The show–which closed on July 15–will now be available in digital form this fall. The augmented reality experience for smartphones is developed by Sony Music Entertainment, the David Bowie Archive and London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, where the actual…

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Queen Biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’: Watch the Brand New Trailer

By Michele Amabile | July 17, 2018

Queen fans are getting another look at the forthcoming biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody, with the debut of a new trailer today (July 17). In the clip, “Brian May” (portrayed by actor Gwilym Lee) explains the legendary opening to “We Will Rock You/We are the Champions.” “I want to give the audience a song they can perform,” he says, as another band…

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Billy Joel on Rock Stardom: ‘I Don’t Look Like a Rock Star’

By Michele Amabile | July 16, 2018

Billy Joel may not look like a rock star, but he is one. The Piano Man opened up about his career and record breaking run in this week’s Parade magazine. “I’m an unlikely candidate for a rock star,” he says. “I don’t look like a rock star. I’m like the eternal underdog.” In many ways, Joel says he is just…

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John Mellencamp Awarded Woody Guthrie Prize

By Michele Amabile | July 12, 2018

Congrats to John Mellencamp, who will be presented with The Woody Guthrie Prize later this summer. The Rock and Roll Hall of famer will be the fifth artist to receive the award at the Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma Aug. 30. The annual prize is given to an artist who best exemplifies the spirit and life work of Woody…

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Paul Simon Announces New Album

By Michele Amabile | July 12, 2018

Paul Simon may be saying farewell to touring, but not before releasing a new album due on Sept. 7. The 10- track collection–In the Blue Light-– with jazz and classical reinterpretations of songs from Simon’s back catalog. “This album consists of songs that I thought were almost right, or were odd enough to be overlooked the first time around,” said…

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Dickey Betts to Film Live Concert DVD at Staten Island Tour Stop

By Michele Amabile | July 12, 2018

If you have tickets to see Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Allman Brothers Band founding member Dickey Betts at the St. George Theatre in Staten Island, get ready for your closeup! Betts announced today (July 12) has that his concert next Saturday, July 21st show will now be filmed for an upcoming live DVD release. This significant event…

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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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