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Roger Daltrey Lukewarm on The Who Performing at Woodstock Anniversary Concert

By Michele Amabile | January 8, 2019

There is much talk about the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock this summer, but Roger Daltrey is not interested in going back to the garden with The Who for an encore. “August in America is too hot for me to work anymore,” Daltrey tells Billboard.  “You can’t redo Woodstock because the stars of Woodstock were the audience…Nobody’s approached us about it,…

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Watch The Queen’s Royal Guards Perform ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ in Celebration of Queen Win (Video)

By Michele Amabile | January 8, 2019

Queen Elizabeth has great taste in music–the royal is a Queen fan! Shortly after it was announced that Rami Malek won Best Actor and “Bohemian Rhapsody” won Best Picture, the Queen’s Royal Guards busted out the iconic song in the courtyard outside Buckingham Palace! The Queen got a big thumb’s up on social media, as one Twitter user wrote: “Buckingham…

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U2 Reissue of ‘No Line on the Horizon’ Due in February

By Michele Amabile | January 7, 2019

It may be hard to believe, but it’s been ten years since U2 released the album, No Line on the Horizon. In honor of the anniversary of the record’s release, the band will commemorate the event with a two-LP 180-gram black vinyl re-issue of the disc. The band will also issue a limited-edition ultra-clear-vinyl package. Both releases will feature fully remastered…

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REO Speedwagon Box Set to Arrive in March

By Michele Amabile | January 7, 2019

A new REO Speedwagon box set will arrive March 1, according to the band. Cherry Red Records will release REO Speedwagon: Classic Years 1978-1990, a nine-disc set includes the biggest hits from the albums Hi Infidelity, as well as such landmark albums as Wheels Are Turnin’ (1984), You Can Tune a Piano But You Can’t Tuna Fish (1978), plus a wealth of bonus tracks. The new…

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Babe, I’m Leaving: Dennis DeYoung Announces ‘Last’ Solo Album

By Michele Amabile | January 7, 2019

Former Styx singer/keyboardist Dennis DeYoung took to Facebook to announce he has begun work on his latest solo album–which is also his last. DeYoung–who released the album, One Hundred Years From Now in 2009–also revealed a few details on the record. “I’ve been meticulous with this project because of the importance you guys place upon it and the simple fact…

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Neil Young Addresses Pegi Young’s Passing on Website

By Michele Amabile | January 6, 2019

Neil Young paid tribute to his late ex-wife, Pegi, with a statment posted to his website, The Neil Young Archives, on Jan. 5. Young posted a link to his song, “Such a Woman,” from his 1992 record, Harvest Moon. The song features the lyrics: :“You are such a woman to me, And I love you, Our love will live, Until…

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Foreigner Re-Records ’80s Classic for Charity

By Michele Amabile | January 4, 2019

Foreigner has re-recorded their 1984 hit, “I Want to Know What Love Is,” for a good cause. The track–featuring backing vocals by a choir made up of patients from Shriners Hospitals for Children–will raises money for the non-profit, which provides advanced care for kids with various health issues. Current Foreigner vocalist Kelly Hansen handles the song in the new version, which originally…

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Queen Biopic Set for Digital and Blu-Ray Release; Includes Unreleased Footage

By Michele Amabile | January 4, 2019

If you missed the Queen biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody, in theaters, the movie will be available for digital streaming on Jan. 22 and on DVD, Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD disc Feb. 12. Fans will also get bonus footage of a full recreation of Queen’s legendary Live Aid set London’s Wembley Stadium in 1985. The 22-minute performance includes footage of the actors –including…

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David Bowie App Set to Launch Jan. 8

By Michele Amabile | January 3, 2019

Oscar-winning actor Gary Oldman will be the voice of the new APP, David Bowie Is, set to launch Jan. 8, which would have been Bowie’s 72nd birthday. This brings the amazing David Bowie Is exhibition to a wider audience,” says Oldman of the app. “It’s great that his fans get to experience it. It was a privilege to be involved.” As previously…

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Ann Wilson Honors Chris Cornell in New Video

By Michele Amabile | January 3, 2019

Heart’s Ann Wilson is honoring the late Chris Cornell with the release of a new video covering Audioslave’s “I Am the Highway.” The tribute is a part of Wilson’s Immortal solo album, which features tributes to 10 late artists, including David Bowie, Tom Petty and Leonard Cohen. A Cornell tribute concert will take place January 16 at The Forum near Los Angeles featuring Metallica, Foo Fighters…

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