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Tom Petty ‘Wildflowers’ Box Set Due in October

By Michele Amabile | August 20, 2020

The waiting is over for the new reissue of Tom Petty’s 1994 album, ‘Wildflowers.’ Wildflowers & All the Rest is set for release October 16 via Warner. Petty’s daughters Adria and Annakim Petty, his wife Dana Petty, and his Heartbreakers bandmates Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench,…

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Bruce Springsteen, Bob Weir and More to Honor Joe Strummer in Virtual Concert

By Michele Amabile | August 18, 2020

Bruce Springsteen will participate in a virtual tribute to the late Clash frontman Joe Strummer this Friday (Aug. 21). The concert–which will stream live on YouTube and JoeStrummer.com at 3 p.m. EST—will also feature appearances…

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1071 The Boss DJ Michele Amabile Gets Social with “Your Social Mask”

By Michele Amabile | August 18, 2020

Hey there! It’s Michele! I have a question: how are you all doing with outdoor dining? The restaurants are doing SUCH a good job making outdoor dining a safe and positive experience (Kudos to The…

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John Mellencamp Premieres Edwin McCain Cover (Video)

By Michele Amabile | August 17, 2020

John Mellencamp is giving fans virtual entertainment today (Aug. 17) on his YouTube channel with  a cover of a 2006 song released by singer/songwriter Edwin McCain called “Welcome to Struggleville.” The song was originally done by the…

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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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