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Whitesnake Announce Virtual Reunion in Honor of “Monsters of Rock” Anniversary

By Michele Amabile | August 14, 2020

Whitesnake will celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Monsters of Rock with a reunion this Tuesday (Aug. 18). The performance is in honor of the band’s 1990 Monsters of Rock festival performance at the U.K.’s…

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Scorpions Announce Fall Box Set to include Piece of Berlin Wall

By Michele Amabile | August 14, 2020

A new Scorpions box set, set to arrive Oct. 3, has a special treat for fans in the package–a piece of the Berlin Wall. The band is celebrating the anniversary of the ballad, “Wind of…

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Blue Oyster Cult Founder Joe Bouchard Talks New Music, More Cowbell on 1071 The Boss (Audio, Video)

By Michele Amabile | August 14, 2020

Blue Oyster Cult founder Joe Bouchard called in to 1071 The Boss today (Aub. 14) to chat with Michele Amabile about his new record, “Strange Legends” and latest single, “She’s a Legend,” a paranormal tale…

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KISS Postpones NJ Tour Date

By Michele Amabile | August 13, 2020

If you are looking to rock and roll all night with KISS in Atlantic City–mark your calendars for August 21, 2021. The band has officially postponed the “End of The Road” tour dates to next…

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New Beatles Documentary Set for September Release

By Michele Amabile | August 13, 2020

Beatles fans will be treated to a virtual at home event with the release of a new documentary, “Meeting The Beatles in India,” on Sept. 9. Emmy Award-winning Canadian filmmaker Paul Saltzman’s new film offers first…

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Stevie Nicks Begs Fans to Wear Masks

By Michele Amabile | August 13, 2020

Stevie Nicks put pen to paper in her continuing quarantine journal to make a plea: please wear a mask so she can sing again. In her own poetic language, Nicks described Covid-19 as a “silent…

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Triumph’s Rik Emmett on Retirement: “[It] Was an Extremely Good Career Move” (1071 The Boss audio interview)

By Michele Amabile | August 12, 2020

Rik Emmett of Triumph has been extremely busy since “retiring” from touring–in July he reissued 11 of his solo recordings in digital format and gave fans a bonus–the release of the album, “Folk Songs for…

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Pearl Jam Announces Download of 2018 Pay-Per-View Show

By Michele Amabile | August 12, 2020

Pearl Jam is giving fans virtual entertainment with the release of its  August 8th, 2018 concert at Seattle’s Safeco Field  that first aired on pay-per-view.  Starting on September 4th at 8 p.m. ET. the general…

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Ringo Starr, Slash, Cheap Trick, Billy Gibbons Going Virtual for Charity This Saturday

By Michele Amabile | August 11, 2020

Still looking for virtual entertainment for your viewing pleasure? Ringo Starr is coming to the rescue with a little help from his friends live from The Morrison Hotel Gallery this Saturday (Aug. 15). The Gallery…

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Robert Plant, Bono, Joan Jett Unite to Help MusiCares

By Michele Amabile | August 10, 2020

Covid 19 has hit the music community hard, and MusiCares, the non-profit organization that provides assistance to artists in need, is in need of funding.  Robert Plant, Tony Iommi, Bono and other artists are donating signed items…

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