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Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets Tour Set for New York Appearance

By Michele Amabile | November 1, 2018

Good news, Pink Floyd Fans! Nick Mason’s “Saucerful of Secrets” 2019 North American tour will land in New York City! The show–which will include pre-Dark Side of The Moon tracks–will come to The Beacon Theatre April 18. “With the help of some like-minded friends, I have embarked on a voyage of discovery of the music that was the launch pad…

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Alex Trebek is ‘Dressed to Kill’ With Kiss Costume on Jeopardy!

By Michele Amabile | November 1, 2018

Who knew that Alex Trebek has a membership in the KISS Army? The Jeopardy! host had KISS bassist Gene Simmons in the house for a special Halloween edition of the popular game show.  Trebek got in on the fun, dressing like “The Demon” himself in full hair, makeup costume and heels worthy of a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame…

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New Biography on Late Cars Member Ben Orr Arrives in November; Listen to Author Joe Milliken and Michele Amabile Dish Details on 1071 The Boss

By Michele Amabile | October 30, 2018

This content is sponsored in part by Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. Cars fans can dig in to a new biography about the late Benjamin Orr: Let’s Go! Benjamin Orr and The Cars, which will be published on Nov. 11. The book–written by veteran music journalist and Boston native Joe Milliken–explores Orr’s entire career from his beginnings as a teen…

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KISS Announces New York City Farewell Concert Date

By Michele Amabile | October 29, 2018

KISS fans, start making plans! The band announced the full list of tour dates for the “End of the Road” farewell tour, and there are two dates in our area. The group is set to rock Madison Square Garden on March 27, and again at the Wells Fargo Center on March 29. Tickets go on sale to the general public…

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Ozzy Osbourne is Back in Action

By Michele Amabile | October 26, 2018

Ozzy Osbourne is healed! The Oz man took to Twitter to reveal that the staph infection in his thumb has cleared up, and he is ready to rock and roll! “I just want to take this opportunity to thank you all for your concern,” the 69-year old rocker says in a video. “My thumb is fully recovered now.” To celebrate,…

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Kinks 50th Anniversary Box Set Out Now

By Michele Amabile | October 26, 2018

The 50th anniversary reissue of The Kinks album, The Kinks are the Village Green Preservation Society, arrives today (Oct. 26), and there is plenty for fans to dig in and enjoy. There are photographs, interviews, and liner notes contributed by The Who’s Pete Townshend. “I think The Village Green Preservation Society is about the ending of a time personally for me in…

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Elton John Announces Concert Downloads of ‘Farewell’ Tour

By Michele Amabile | October 25, 2018

If you couldn’t make any of Elton John’s concerts for his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” concert tour, don’t worry. The Rocket Man has you covered, and is offering audio downloads of recent shows through a deal with an app called PEEX. Each download of several shows–including the shows that took place September 16 in University Park, Pennsylvania; September 25 and 26…

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John Lennon, Yoko Ono Film Coming to the Big Screen?

By Michele Amabile | October 24, 2018

Yoko Ono is attached to a yet unnamed film about herself and the late John Lennon, reports Billboard. Universal Pictures is in talks to option the picture from  Michael De Luca Productions and Immersive Pictures.  Dallas Buyers Club director Jean-Marc Vallee is attached to help rewrite the script and screenplay by  Oscar nominee Anthony McCarten. Ono will produce alongside De Luca,  McCarten, and Josh Bratman.…

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Rush Wont Tour Again, Says Geddy Lee

By Michele Amabile | October 23, 2018

Rush will never hit the road again, according to Geddy Lee in a new Rolling Stone interview. Lee’s new book- Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful Book Of Bass– is hitting the shelves on Dec. 4.  Meanwhile, Rush is celebrating the 40th anniversary  groundbreaking 1978 Hemispheres album with a new deluxe edition coming on November 16th. When asked about the state of Rush today, Lee told Rolling Stone,…

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Space Ace Frehley to Rock New Jersey KISS Expo

By Michele Amabile | October 23, 2018

Founding KISS lead guitarist Ace Frehley will be back in the New Jersey Groove this December! The Space Ace will play his entire 1978 self-titled debut solo album–which includes the hit single, “New York Groove”– on the final day of the New Jersey KISS Expo 2018, taking place December 7, 8 and 9 at the Hilton hotel in Parsippany, New Jersey. Frehley’s performance, scheduled for…

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