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Pete Townshend Takes Fans Inside Record Making Process with New Video Blog (Videos)

By Michele Amabile | February 5, 2019

Who guitarist Pete Townshend has been documenting the recording of the band’s forthcoming album in a video blog that’s he posting on YouTube and TheWho.com. Three clips have been posted so far, with the first one capturing all of the action of Pete in the studio on his first day in London, minus singer Roger Daltrey. “{Roger is] not with us on this first day, which…

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New Jersey Hall of Fame Gets its Own Category on Upcoming Jeopardy! Episode

By Michele Amabile | February 5, 2019

CLUE: This Garden State institution is to be featured as a category on the Feb. 8 episode of a venerable TV quiz show CORRECT RESPONSE: What is the New Jersey Hall of Fame? If that seems like a Jeopardy! question, that is because the New Jersey Hall of Fame is going to get its own category 7 p.m. Friday night…

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Announces NJ Tour Date

By Michele Amabile | February 4, 2019

Lynyrd Skynyrd are adding more dates for the “Last of the Street Survivors” Farewell tour–and it includes a stop in the Garden State. Skynyrd will appear at the BB&T Center in Camden August 30, according to an announcement made by the band today (Feb. 4). That date includes opener Hank Williams Jr. The tour is named after the Lynyrd Skynyrd…

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Ann Wilson to Appear at Women’s Day Awards

By Michele Amabile | February 4, 2019

While Heart fans are still patiently waiting for Ann and Nancy Wilson to announce a tour (we can dream, can’t we?’), there is at least one event that will feature a Wilson in concert. Ann Wilson is set to headline Women’s Day magazine’s 16th annual Red Dress Awards   on Tuesday, February 12, at Frederick P. Rose Hall at Lincoln Center in…

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Aerosmith Rocks Super Bowl Music Festival–With Dave Grohl– in Atlanta (Video)

By Michele Amabile | February 2, 2019

Aerosmith made a triumphant return to the stage Friday night (Feb. 1) as part of pre-Super Bowl festivities at the inaugural Bud Light Super Bowl Music Festival. The show kicked off the band’s 50th Anniversary celebration on a high note with guitarist Joe Perry taking the stage in his first appearance since his Nov. 10 hospitalization following a guest turn…

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New Rolling Stones Book Set for June Release

By Michele Amabile | February 1, 2019

It may be February, but it is never too early to start searching for a good summer beach read! For Rolling Stones fans, a new book examining the band’s ties to New York City is set to be published on June 25. The book–Can’t Give It Away on Seventh Avenue: The Rolling Stones and New York City–takes its title from…

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Bon Jovi to Headline Rock in Rio Festival

By Michele Amabile | February 1, 2019

Bon Jovi is going back to South America! The band will headline Brazil’s 2019  Rock in Rio festival on Sept. 29, the band announced on Twitter. The festival is slated for Sept 27-29 and Oct. 2-3, featuring appearances by Iron Maiden, Slayer, Megadeth, Muse, Imagine Dragons, Pink, Seal, Charlie Puth and Jessie J. This is the third time the band…

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New David Bowie Movie Greenlit

By Michele Amabile | January 31, 2019

A new film depicting the late David Bowie’s first visit to American in 1971 is in the works, according to Deadline Hollywood. The movie–Stardust–will star Beast actor Johnny Flynn as Bowie, who is inspired to create his alter-ego Ziggy Stardust after visiting our shores. Jena Malone (The Hunger Games) will portray Bowie’s iconic first wife, Angie, and Marc Maron (GLOW) will…

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Shore Musicians to Honor David Bowie in Asbury Park

By Michele Amabile | January 31, 2019

Area musicians will join together this Saturday night (Feb. 2) to honor the memory of the late David Bowie in Asbury Park. The “David Bowie Tribute Bash 2” is set to take place at McCloones Supper Club, is organized by former Meatloaf touring keyboardist Ray Andersen. Parents know Andersen as mr. Ray, who entertains the peanut set of rockers with…

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Mick Jagger Teases New Rolling Stones Music on Twitter

By Michele Amabile | January 31, 2019

Keith Richards recently teased that The Rolling Stones are working on a new album–and now Mick Jagger is piquing our interest even more. The Stones front man strapped on a guitar and shared what sounds like a new tune. The music makes you want to dance, as Mick sings “really wanna tell the truth.” He summed up the session writing,  “2019…

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