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Watch the Trailer for Elton John Film ‘Rocketman’

By Michele Amabile | October 1, 2018

Paramount Pictures debuted a first  look at the trailer Rocketman, the  fantasy film based on Elton John. The clip features star Taron Egerton decked out in all his Captain Fantastic glory, as “Bennie and the Jets” plays in the background. “There are moments in a rockstar’s life that define who he is,” star Egerton says in the clip. “It’s going…

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Watch Bruce Springsteen with Social Distortion at Sea. Hear. Now. Festival

By Michele Amabile | September 30, 2018

Bruce Springsteen christened the inaugural launch of Asbury Park’s Sea. Hear. Now Festival by joining Social Distortion on stage Sunday night (Sept. 30). Springsteen was introduced by singer Mike Ness, who promised he would do a song “or two.” Those two songs stretched to three–including “Bad Luck,” “Misery Loves Company” and “Ring of Fire.” This isn’t the first time Ness…

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Paul McCartney Announces Children’s Picture Book: ‘Hey Grandude!’

By Michele Amabile | September 28, 2018

As if putting out a new album, announcing a new tour, and doing a flurry of press appearances wasn’t enough, now Sir Paul McCartney is adding author to his list of 2018 accomplishments. The Beatle icon is set to publish his first children’s book, titled Hey Grandude!. The savvy 76-year old took to Twitter to tell fans all about it…

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See Taron Egerton as Elton John in New ‘Rocketman’ Photo

By Michele Amabile | September 28, 2018

Paramount Pictures has just release a first look at actor Taron Egerton as Elton John in the new biopic, Rocketman, and man, does this captain look fantastic! Egerton–who does his own singing in the film–stars alongside Jamie Bell, Bryce Dallas Howard and Richard Madden. The biopic is described as “an epic musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John’s breakthrough years.”…

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New Eagles Box Set Arrives in November

By Michele Amabile | September 28, 2018

A new Eagles box set titled Legacy, is set for release Nov.2, and is a must-add for collectors. The new set offers a brand new compilation of singles, single edits, and B Sides, plus every studio album including the 1972 debut, Eagles. The collection features 12 CDs, including the group’s seven studio albums, and three live records.  The package also includes a DVD…

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Paul Simon to Appear on Saturday Night Live

By Michele Amabile | September 28, 2018

On October 13,  Paul Simon will celebrate his 77th birthday Oct. 13  as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live. Simon–who just wrapped his Homeward Bound farewell tour– has appeared on the show 14 times before.  One of his most memorable appearances on SNL is from 1976, performing “Homeward Bound” with the late Beatle, George Harrison. He is currently promoting his…

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Led Zeppelin Celebrates 50 Years With Digital Releases

By Michele Amabile | September 27, 2018

Led Zeppelin is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the recording of the band’s self-titled debut album today (Sept. 27) with three digital releases. Recording for the first Zep album began September 27, 1968, at Olympic Studios in London. The record was released on Jan. 12, 1969. The new releases include a 30-track, career-spanning compilation titled Led Zeppelin x Led Zeppelin. The digital…

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Fleetwood Mac to Celebrate 50 Years with 50 Songs

By Michele Amabile | September 27, 2018

*This content is sponsored in part by Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. Fleetwood Mac will celebrate its 50th anniversary in November with the release of  50 Years: Don’t Stop a 50-song collection that explores the group’s entire career. The 50 tracks span from 1968 to 2013 and that means music from every incarnation of the band with musicians such as Peter Green, Mick…

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Paul McCartney to Appear on 60 Minutes

By Michele Amabile | September 26, 2018

*This content is sponsored in part by Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. Haven’t gotten enough Paul McCartney yet? Sir Paul–celebrating his second week in the top 10 with his new album, Egypt Station–is set to appear on the CBS show, 60 Minutes, to discuss his career and more with Sharyn Alfonsi. He also delves into the breakup of The…

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Listen to Jim Kerr of Simple Minds Preview Show at Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank with Rob and Wendy

By Michele Amabile | September 26, 2018

Simple Minds launched their biggest North American tour this week, with a stop tonight at the Count Basie Center for the Arts in Red Bank tonight (Sept. 26). What can fans expect tonight? Frontman Jim Kerr says  to expect two sets, with an intermission “for a wee whiskey” and a “couple of surprises.” Simple Minds continue to support their latest album, Walk Between Worlds,…

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