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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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Billy Joel Announces Philadelphia Concert Date in May

By Michele Amabile | January 3, 2019

Live Nation Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Phillies brought out the Philly Phanatic to announce Billy Joel’s sixth-consecutive show at Citizens Bank Park on May 24. Joel just played to a sold-out crowd at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York for New Year’s Eve, performing “This Is the Time,” from 1986’s The Bridge; “I’ve Loved These Days,” from 1976’s Turnstiles, and “Souvenir,” from 1974’s Streetlife…

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Monmouth University Announces Free Screening of ‘Springsteen on Broadway’

By Michele Amabile | January 2, 2019

If you weren’t able to get to see Bruce Springsteen live for Springsteen on Broadway, or have yet to get a Netflix account, Monmouth University and the Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music has a treat for you. The University is offering a free, public screening of the Netflix special  on Sunday, Jan. 13 at 4 p.m. on…

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Queen Founder Brian May Releases NASA Inspired Track on New Year’s Day

By Michele Amabile | January 2, 2019

Queen guitarist Brian May rang in the New Year with new music. May–who has a doctorate in astrophysics–released the single, “New Horizons (Ultima Thule Mix),” in honor of the ongoing mission of NASA’s New Horizons space probe. The track dropped at the same time as the NYE ball just after midnight ET at the New Horizons Mission Operations Center in Laurel, Maryland,…

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Paul McCartney Drops Brand New Song to Ring in 2019

By Michele Amabile | January 1, 2019

Paul McCartney rang in the New Year with the release of a new track at the very beginning of 2019. As the Times Square dropped and the clock struck midnight, McCartney gifted his fans with a brand new song, not included on his most recent studio album, Egypt Station, which arrived on Sept. 7. The track–which marks McCartney’s continued experimentations with technology…

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