MusicCares annual charity auction, which traditionally coincides with Grammy Awards festivities, is now a virtual event for 2021, with items courtesy of The Who’s Pete Townshend, David Lee Roth, Queen‘s Brian May, Bob Dylan, Billie Eilish, Foo Fighters, Chris Cornell, Motley Crue‘s Nikki Sixx,  and Joe Walsh up for auction. In addition to hand printed lyrics of Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone,” fans can…

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Ann Wilson is releasing a new song today (Jan. 22) , “Tender Heart,” with an accompanying video on her YouTube channel. “‘Tender Heart’ came out of a personal struggle, but quickly evolved into a greater, more universal meaning,” the Heart icon explains in a statement. “We as the human race are coming to realize realities…

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Light of Day Winterfest usually takes place in January, but due to the pandemic this year the event has been moved to a season of love–Valentines Day Weekend. The festival–a benefit raising funds and awareness in the fight against Parkinson’s Disease– is set to take place virtually Feb. 12-14  as a “Winter Love Fest.” The…

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If you are itching for some semblance of live theater mixed with rock and roll, one man will satisfy that craving with a virtual one-man show presentation of The Kinks classic, 1970 album Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One. The play–dubbed The Moneygoround–stars U.K. actor, playwright and poet Ben Norris as the lead character. It was…

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U2 guitarist The Edge’s biggest guitar moments on record are being celebrated by Guitar.com. Topping the list is “The Fly” from U2’s 1991 album, Achtung Baby. Rounding out the top 3 were  “Bullet The Blue Sky” from the mega-platinum, The Joshua Tree, and that album’s opening track, “Where The Streets Have No Name.” “At the heart…

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Add Geddy Lee of Rush to the list of artists popping up in virtual events. The iconic Rush bassist will appear as part of  Canada’s Vancouver Symphony Orchestra that will be streamed TheConcertHall.ca on February 18 starting at 6:30 p.m. PT. “The Show Must Go On: Stories of Resilience,” aims to raise funds for the Vancouver Symphony…

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Sammy Hagar and the Circle are honoring frontline workers and the memory of David Bowie with the release of their cover of “Heroes.” The video features Hagar, bassist Michael Anthony, drummer Jason Bonham and guitarist Vic Johnson — gracing a virtual newspaper The Lockdown Times amidst headlines celebrating frontline workers and others who have helped out people affected by the COVID-19…

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Bruce Springsteen is set to rock the inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden on Jan. 20, Variety reports. Springsteen will be joined by Foo Fighters, John Legend. Each will perform from remote locations and will be introduced by hostesses Kerry Washington and Eva Longoria. Lady Gaga will be on hand deliver the National Anthem. Also previously…

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Mick Fleetwood is the latest member of Fleetwood Mac to cash in on his song catalog. Fleetwood is following in the footsteps of Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham, selling his recording royalties to BMG. “This is a wonderfully inspiring marriage between two creative partners that understand all aspects of the business,” Fleetwood says of BMG’s…

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Def Leppard’s got a photograph–lots of them—and they are going to be on display with other artifacts from the band’s history with the launch of a virtual museum. Dubbed the “Leppard Vault,” the band is displaying  rare photos, videos, artifacts, interviews, audio commentary, merchandise and more. The band had some downtime in 2020 due to…

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