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Doobie Brothers, Depeche Mode, NIN Among 2020 Rock Hall Inductees

By Michele Amabile | January 15, 2020

The Doobie Brothers, Depeche Mode, Whitney Houston,  Nine Inch Nails,  The Notorious B.I.G. and T.Rex will all be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of  2020 inductees, the organization announced this morning.  The ceremony will take place at the public auditorium in Cleveland on May 2. It will be broadcast live on HBO. Receiving the Ahmet…

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Bruce Springsteen’s Son, Sam, Officially Sworn in as Jersey City Fireman

By Michele Amabile | January 14, 2020

Congratulations to Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa, who are celebrating the success of their son, Sam, who was one of 15 new Jersey City firefighters sworn in this morning (Jan. 14) at City Hall. “It was a long road, and he was very dedicated,” Bruce Springsteen said to reporters at the Court House. ” … We’re just excited for him…

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Pearl Jam Announces MSG Tour Date; New Album

By Michele Amabile | January 13, 2020

Pearl Jam will release a new album, Gigaton, in 2020, and will spend the first half of the year on the road promoting it on tour, with a stop at Madison Square Garden on March 30, the band announced today. Gigaton arrives March 27, with a new single, “Dance of the Clairvoyants,” set for release. View this post on Instagram…

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Foreigner to Headline 1071 The Boss Summer Bash at PNC Bank Arts Center

By Michele Amabile | January 13, 2020

Foreigner, Kansas, and Europe are set to rock the 1071 The Boss Summer Bash at the PNC Bank Arts Center on August 22, 1071 The Boss afternoon jock Jeff Rafter announced this morning. “Is everybody ready to rock?” said bassist Jeff Pilson, who called in to talk to 1071 The Boss mid-day host Michele Amabile about the band’s Jukebox Heroes…

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Asbury Lanes to Hold Benefit to Combat Australian Brushfires

By Michele Amabile | January 10, 2020

Asbury Park will transform into “Aus-Bury Park” this Sunday (Jan. 12) at Asbury Lanes, as the local community will band together to help the  Australian Red Cross fight the devastating brushfires across Australia. “Greetings from Aus-bury Park,” which begins at 3 p.m., will be an afternoon filled with traditional Australian food and games accompanied by live music, local DJs, and…

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Ozzy Osbourne and Elton John Team Up for New Track (Listen Below)

By Michele Amabile | January 10, 2020

Ozzy Osbourne and Elton John teamed to record the title track of Osbourne’s forthcoming album, Ordinary Man. Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, who worked on the album with producer Andrew Watt and Guns N Roses bassist Duff McKagan, dished on the collaboration with Yahoo.com that Sir Elton was the first and only choice to tinkle the ivories for…

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David Lee Roth Busts out Van Halen Songs at Las Vegas residency (Watch videos)

By Michele Amabile | January 9, 2020

David Lee Roth honored Elvis Presley on the week of what would have been his 85th birthday by donning a wig for during a performance of the Van Halen classic, “Unchained.” Roth kicked off his residency in Las Vegas at the House of Blues on Wednesday night with a set that included “Panama,”  “Atomic Punk,” “Jump” and “Jamie’s Cryin’”, as…

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David Bowie Rarities Set for Release

By Michele Amabile | January 9, 2020

Three years ago this Friday (Jan. 10) marks the anniversary of David Bowie’s passing, and his estate is honoring his memory with the release of  David Bowie Is It Any Wonder? The six-song digital EP will be released one track at a time in weekly installments over a period of six weeks. The first track, a previously unreleased 1996 version…

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Aerosmith to Perform at the Grammy Awards

By Michele Amabile | January 8, 2020

The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards are going to get a rock and roll infusion, as Aerosmith is set to take the stage at the ceremony taking place  Sunday, Jan. 26 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The four-time Grammy-winning band first performed on the Grammy stage in 1991. This year, they are appearing as the MusiCares Person of the…

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Ozzy Osbourne Releases New Video

By Michele Amabile | January 7, 2020

Ozzy Osbourne has released a new video from his forthcoming album, Ordinary Man, on YouTube. The track–“Straight to Hell”–features a guest appearance from Guns N Roses guitarist, Slash.  The album features producer Andrew Watt on guitars, Guns N Roses’ Duff McKagan on bass and Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ Chad Smith on drums. Ozzy is set to rock Madison Square Garden on June 22. Watch Below:  

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