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Billy Idol Refreshes ‘Vital Idol’

By Michele Amabile | September 10, 2018

Billy Idol is releasing an updated version of  his 1987 Greatest Hits collection, Vital Idol, with a refresh:  Vital Idol: Revitalized . The new album includes remixes produced by  Moby, The Crystal Method,  Paul Oakenfold,  Tropkillaz, Shiba San and Juan Maclean. The remixed tunes include “White Wedding,” “Dancing with Myself,” “Eyes Without a Face,” “Rebel Yell,” “Flesh for Fantasy” “To Be a Lover” and “Hot in the City.” The…

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Paul McCartney Drops Major Hint About Surprise NYC Gig; Surprises Fans on Jimmy Fallon

By Michele Amabile | September 7, 2018

The evening commute in New York City is about to become very interesting thanks to a high profile busker. While appearing on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Paul McCartney  dropped a major clue about tonight’s  (Sept. 7) surprise New York City gig timed with  the release of his new album, Egypt Station, which is out today. Clue number one:…

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Mick Jagger to Star in New Thriller

By Michele Amabile | September 7, 2018

Mick Jagger is returning to the silver screen! The Rolling Stones frontman is attached to the forthcoming thriller, “The Burnt Orange Heresy” alongside Claes Bang and Elizabeth Debicki . Directed by Giuseppe Capotondi,  Jagger will portray an English art dealer-collector and patron of Jerome Debney, the reclusive J.D. Salinger of the art world. Production begins in Italy on Sept. 24. Rolling Stones…

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Rob Acampora Presents The Boss Back to School Special of The List

By Michele Amabile | September 6, 2018

Well the kids are back to school, all of the 1st day of school photos have blanketed Facebook, the homework has already begun, and the countdown to Xmas break has begun? The New 107.1 The Boss salutes higher education with this edition of The List.  This Sweet 16 have some educational angle: the teacher, the band, the blackboard, the subjects…

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R.E.M. BBC Recordings Set for Fall Release

By Michele Amabile | September 6, 2018

R.E.M. is releasing a nine disc set of recordings featured on the BBC, the group announced. R.E.M. at the BBC, will arrive October 19, with a full offering of musical performances including a 1984 live performance in Nottingham, England. Also featured: a 2008 appearance on the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge and a 2008 documentary Accelerating Backwards, which had not been commercially…

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Soundtrack to Queen Documentary ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Features Live Aid Performance

By Michele Amabile | September 6, 2018

Queen’s full set at Live Aid will be available on CD for the first time with the release of the soundtrack, Bohemian Rhapsody, the new documentary delving into the life of lead singer Freddie Mercury. The record will be available Oct. 19 through Virgin/EMI records. Queen’s set at Wembley Stadium at Live Aid in 1985 included “Radio Ga Ga” and the film’s title…

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Billy Joel Announces Area New Year’s Eve Show

By Michele Amabile | September 6, 2018

It’s time to start making your New Year’s Eve plans, Billy Joel fans! Joel will perform at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on December 3, marking the 25th anniversary of the last time he played the venue on New Year’s Eve. “We are thrilled to welcome Billy back home for what will be another momentous night…

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Fleetwood Mac Debuts New Lineup on ‘Ellen’

By Michele Amabile | September 5, 2018

Fleetwood Mac unveiled its new lineup with new members Mike Campbell, the longtime lead guitarist for Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, and Crowded House frontman Neil Finn, today (Sept. 5) on Ellen, the daytime program hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. Stevie Nicks, Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, and Christine McVie were joined onstage by Campbell and Finn as the new iteration of…

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Slash Reaches Divorce Settlement

By Michele Amabile | September 5, 2018

Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash is now officially divorced, reports TMZ. The guitarists long estrangement with wife, Perla Ferrar came to a conclusion in  a Los Angeles courtroom Tuesday(Sept. 4). The two filed for divorce in 2014. In the settlement,  Slash was ordered to pay Ferrar $6.6 million plus $100,000 a month in spousal support and $39,000 per month in child support. This includes…

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Steve Perry Drops Another New Song (Watch Video)

By Michele Amabile | September 5, 2018

Steve Perry has gifted us with another new track from his forthcoming album, Traces. The song–“No More Cryin’”–is a slow burning song about lost love and isolation, with Perry delivering the lyrics, “Well she told me, That she loved me /That was not so long ago/ Love’s forsaken and forgotten/ On this lost and lonely road.” Co-written by Perry and…

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