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Judas Priest and Deep Purple Tour Coming to New Jersey

By Michele Amabile | April 23, 2018

New Jersey–you’ve got another thing coming! Judas Priest is hitting the road with Deep Purple, and are scheduled for two shows in the Garden State! Priest and Deep Purple are launching co-headlining North American tour this summer, and will land at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel on September 6 and the BB&T Pavilion in Camden on September 9.…

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Poison Reissues Classic Album on Vinyl

By Michele Amabile | April 22, 2018

Record Store Day may be over, but Poison is still celebrating the magic of vinyl by celebrating the 30th anniversary  of the release of their album, Open Up and Say…Ahh!. The band has re-released  the album–originally released on May 3, 1988–on 180-gram red and green vinyl. The reissue also features the album’s then-controversial cover, showing a female model made up…

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Bono Honored By Former President George W. Bush for ‘Distinguished Leadership’

By Michele Amabile | April 20, 2018

Congratulations to Bono, who was honored on Thursday (April 19) by the George W. Bush Institute. The U2 front man is the first ever recipient of  the George W. Bush Medal for Distinguished Leadership from the former president himself, at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas. Bono was praised for his work raising awareness of HIV/AIDS and poverty in…

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Celebrate Record Store Day with The New 107.1 The Boss

By Michele Amabile | April 20, 2018

Record Store Day takes place this Saturday, April 21, and The New 107.1 The Boss is celebrating with “Record Store Day Double Plays” from many artists releasing special vinyl in honor of the occasion. On the menu for tomorrow is something special courtesy of Led Zeppelin. The Rock Gods are offering a seven-inch single pressed onto yellow vinyl that features…

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Elton John Wants YOU on His Farewell Tour

By Michele Amabile | April 20, 2018

Elton John fans: Here is your chance to join him on the Yellow Brick Road. Sir Elton is looking for will accomplices to submit videos that will challenge your inner “Captain Fantastic,” and those will be included in a video or the tour program for his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour. “We’re looking for unusual, crazy and over-the-top, just like…

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Sting and Shaggy Will Be On Your Television All Next Week

By Michele Amabile | April 20, 2018

Set your DVRs! Sting will be on your televisions with Shaggy promoting their new record and upcoming tour! Sting and Shaggy will appear on: The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon (April 23), Live with Kelly and Ryan (April 24), The View (April 25) and Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen (April 29). Sting and Shaggy’s new, island-inspired collaborative album 44/876 is…

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David Bowie Subway Cards Available to NYC Commuters

By Michele Amabile | April 19, 2018

David Bowie is getting his own Metro Card. Subway riders can grab a pre-paid plastic homage to the Thin White Duke at two New York City subway stations: at Broadway-Lafayette and Bleecker St.  The cards will be randomly dispensed at booths and vending machines.  Each card costs a minimum of $6.50–or two subway rides in the city. Bowie at the beginning,…

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Announces Concert Lineup

By Michele Amabile | April 18, 2018

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is set to open June 28, it was announced todaty. The casino will be located at the former Taj Mahal property, and will be the home to 2,100 slot machines and 120 gaming tables. The Mark G. Etess Arena will hold 7,000 people and  has been renamed the “Hard Rock Live at…

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Pink Floyd Drummer Nick Mason to Honor the Band at Special London Shows

By Michele Amabile | April 18, 2018

Pink Floyd will be honored next month in London when drummer Nick Mason takes the stage with a new group for series of intimate shows. Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets, will perform May 20 at the Dingwalls club, and May 21, 23 and 24 at the Half Moon venue. The sold out shows will focus on material from Pink Floyd’s first two albums, 1967’s The Piper at…

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Power Outage Puts Doesn’t Put a Damper on Bruce Springsteen at Wonder Bar

By Michele Amabile | April 15, 2018

Bruce Springsteen really was “Dancing in the Dark” today (April 15), when torrential rains caused a power outage at The Wonder Bar in Asbury Park. Springsteen was there to celebrate his mother, Adele, on her 92nd birthday. He was there to see the Eddie Testa Band, and it is speculated that he was going to perform. Unfortunately, the lights went…

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