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Green Day Announce Feminist Graphic Novel

By Michele Amabile | April 3, 2019

Inspired by their song of the same name, Green Day has announced that the band will be publishing its first graphic novel. Last of the American Girls is described as feminist manifesto,  authored by Green Day members Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool, with illustrations by Frank Caruso. The book–which arrives Oct. 29–is a celebration of “true rebel girls — girls who push…

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Watch Jimmy Page Talk Electric Guitars at Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art (Video)

By Michele Amabile | April 2, 2019

The brand new “Play it Loud: Instruments of Rock and Roll” exhibit–featuring more than 130 instruments played by such music greats as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Eddie Van Halen, Joni Mitchell and Metallica–is opening next Monday (April 8) at New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, but some very special VIP’s already took a tour. Jimmy Page, Steve Miller and former…

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YES Announces “The Royal Affair Tour” with Asia, John Lodge of The Moody Blues, and More! Listen to Win on 1071 The Boss

By Michele Amabile | April 2, 2019

  It’s going to be a royal summer with YES! The band–featuring Steve Howe (guitar – joined 1970), Alan White (drums since 1972), Geoff Downes (keyboards; first joined in 1980), Jon Davison (vocals since 2011) and Billy Sherwood (guitar/keyboards in the 1990s and the late Chris Squire’s choice to take over bass/vocals in 2015), with Jay Schellen on additional drums-is…

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The Eagles to Perform Entire ‘Hotel California’ Album at September Shows

By Michele Amabile | April 2, 2019

Fans heading out to see The Eagles  in Las Vegas this September are in for a very special evening. For the first time ever, the band will perform their best-selling album, Hotel California, in its entirety. The shows will happen  September 27 and September 28 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The show will also feature a…

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Elvis Costello and Blondie Announce Co-Headlining Tour

By Michele Amabile | April 2, 2019

Elvis Costello & The Imposters and Blondie have announced a summer co-headlining tour—and it includes a stop in New Jersey! The 13-city summer trek–which kicks off July 20th in Bethel, NY at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts –will arrive July 27 at the BB&T Center in Camden. Rip Her to Shreds: Debbie Harry Announces New Memoir Costello is currently promoting…

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Stevie Nicks Reveals the Drastic Measure taken to Prove She Wasn’t a Witch

By Michele Amabile | April 2, 2019

Stevie Nicks was once so freaked out that people thought she was a witch she purposely had a pink dressed designed to wear on stage. That outfit–which Nicks dubbed “the Easter Egg Colors” dress-is on display now at Cleveland’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame museum through 2020. Nicks donated that stage costume–as well as  song lyrics, the tambourine she’s…

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Asbury Park Boardwalk Announces Bonfires on the Beach Schedule

By Michele Amabile | April 2, 2019

Beach Bonfires are back on the Asbury Park Boardwalk! The season kicks off May 3 by the Beach Bar on 5th Avenue  will be held weekly on Fridays at 7 p.m. in May and June, Wednesdays at 8 p.m in July and August and Fridays at 7 p.m. in September (subject to change based on weather and special events).  The…

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Rolling Stones Front Mick Jagger to Undergo Heart Valve Surgery, Says Reports

By Michele Amabile | April 1, 2019

Mick Jagger’s medical condition is a little more complicated than originally reported. According to The Drudge Report, The Rolling Stones front man will undergo heart valve replacement surgery at a New York hospital, the website shares. Jagger, 75, was photographed on the beach with his family in Miami, looking rested and following doctor’s orders to take it easy. The Rolling…

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Roger Waters Tour to Hit Big Screen

By Michele Amabile | April 1, 2019

Roger Waters’ “Us + Them” tour  is set to get a theatrical release later this year, Variety reports. Due for global distribution in the fall, the film will showcase moments from the 156 date tour, which traveled to countries and regions including Australia, Latin America and North America. Waters–who co-founded Pink Floyd–performed comprehensive set lists that included songs from his…

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David Bowie Classic Album ‘Diamond Dogs’ Set for Vinyl Release

By Michele Amabile | April 1, 2019

The 45th anniversary of the release of David Bowie’s classic Diamond Dogs album will be celebrated with a special release on red vinyl. The limited edition of the classic album–which features the hit, “Rebel, Rebel”–will be available May 24, commemorating the original release date of 1974.  A special one-track digital single of the song will be released in its original…

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