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The Rolling Stones to Release Rock and Roll Circus

By Michele Amabile | May 1, 2019

If you missed the theatrical screenings of The Rolling Stones classic film, The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus, take heart: it will now be available on Blu-Ray, DVD, vinyl and digital formats on June 7. The deluxe edition of the 1968 concert film Blu-ray and DVD will include a restored version of the film and various bonus performances and…

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Steely Dan to Play ‘Aja’ and More Classic Albums at NYC Shows

By Michele Amabile | May 1, 2019

Steely Dan has revealed that the band will play four of their classic albums–including one of Donald Fagen’s solo records- from top to bottom at The Beacon Theatre this fall. Steely Dan is set for a week-long residency from Oct. 15 through Oct. 22. The order of albums that the group will play are as follows:  Aja on the 15th, The…

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Meat Loaf to Appear at Bergen PAC

By Michele Amabile | April 30, 2019

Heads up, Meat Loaf fans: “Meat Loaf Presents BAT: The Music of Meat Loaf” is coming to the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood May 15, and Meat Loaf himself will be on hand for the event. The 71-year-old icon will be in the house to introduce the Express, with American Idol Winner Caleb Johnson handling vocals. The Neverland Express…

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Paul Stanley Memoir–‘Backstage Pass’–In Stores Today

By Michele Amabile | April 30, 2019

KISS founder Paul Stanley has published his new book, Backstage Pass, today (April 30) and in it he opens up about his former band mates Ace Frehley and drummer Peter Criss. While Stanley–who signed books for fans at Bookends in Ridgewood, NJ on Monday (April 29)–writes Frehley has a bad attitude, he admits it is “nice to have Frehley back…

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Is Woodstock 50 Back On?

By Michele Amabile | April 29, 2019

Is Woodstock 50 golden again? Hour after the news broke that the three-day festival at Watkins Glen, New York had been canceled, promoters issued yet another statement saying the show will go on–if they find the right group of investors. According to a statement first released Monday morning (April 29) by Dentsu Aegis, the Japanese financial partners of Woodstock 50…

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Woodstock 50 Canceled

By Michele Amabile | April 29, 2019

Promoters have pulled the plug on Woodstock 50, according to Variety. Dentsu Aegis, the Japanese financial partners of Woodstock 50, issued a statement on Monday morning saying that the company has “decided to cancel the festival.” Originally set for August 16-18 in Watkins Glen, NY, the festival lined up artists Robert Plant, Dead & Company, John Fogerty, David Crosby, The Killers,…

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Billy Idol and Bryan Adams Announce NJ Tour Date at the PNC Bank Arts Center

By Michele Amabile | April 29, 2019

Good news New Jersey Billy Idol fans: he is coming back! Idol announced that he is hitting the road with Bryan Adams this summer–and it includes a stop at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel on August 10. Will hit the road with Bryan Adams @bryanadams for an epic run of eight U.S. co-headlining dates this August! Exclusive IDOL…

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Watch Metallica Rock The Star Spangled Banner (Video)

By Michele Amabile | April 29, 2019

Metallica was on hand to support the San Francisco Giants when they played the New York Yankees Friday night (April 26). Prior to the game, the band took to the ball field to perform a metal-version of “The Star Spangled Banner.” Afterwards, drummer Lars Ulrich lived out his baseball fantasy by throwing out the first pitch. As for the game?…

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Mick Jagger Doing “Well,” Reports Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood

By Michele Amabile | April 29, 2019

Mick Jagger is recovering nicely after having heart surgery, reports fellow Rolling Stone band mate Ronnie Wood. Speaking to Hello! Magazine, Wood revealed that he learned of Jagger’s progress while on a  Carrbbean vacation with his wife, Sally, guitarist Keith Richards and his wife,  Patti. Wood said he and Richards sent Jagger some videos of the two men playing guitars,…

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Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Def Leppard Announce New Box Set

By Michele Amabile | April 27, 2019

Hot on the heels of Def Leppard’s recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame comes the news that the band will release a new limited edition box set: Def Leppard–Volume Two. The set–which includes the band’s 1992 release, Adrenalize and the 1996 offering Slang (the first full album with Vivian Campbell) –arrives June 21. It is the…

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