Paul Simon to Release ‘Live in New York City’ Concert Film
On Sept. 18, Paul Simon will release ‘Live in New York City,’ a document of his June 2011 performance at historic Webster Hall in Greenwich Village. The set, which aired on PBS last December, will be available on DVD, Blu-ray and a 2 CD/1-DVD package.
Ted Nugent Drummer Mick Brown Pleads Not Guilty to Drunken Golf Cart Joyride Charges
Last month, we reported that Mick Brown, the former Dokken drummer currently playing with Ted Nugent, had been arrested in Bangor, Maine for taking a joyride on a golf cart. Yesterday (Aug. 15) his lawyer entered a plea of not guilty to the charges at the Penobscot Judicial Center. Brown was not pre…
New DVD Examines the History of Bob Dylan and the Band
On Sept. 25, MVD will released ‘Down in the Flood,’ a documentary that looks at the storied history of Bob Dylan and the Band.
The Doors’ 1968 Hollywood Bowl Concert Gets Tricked-Out Audio and Video Re-Releases
For the first time ever, fans of the Doors will be able to hear the entirety of their famous concert at the Hollywood Bowl on July 5, 1968. On Oct. 23, the band will release ‘Live at the Bowl ’68′ in both video (DVD, Blu-ray, digital) and audio (CD, LP, digital) formats.
Joe Perry Ready to Tell His Version of the Aerosmith Story
Few people have lived out the sex, drugs and rock n’ roll lifestyle — and come out of it with his coolness intact — as thoroughly as Joe Perry. Now, the Aerosmith guitarist is planning to tell the world about what it’s like to be him. In a new interview, Perry revealed that he recently signed a deal…
Elton John Responds to ‘Nikita’ Plagiarism Lawsuit
Back in April we learned that a songwriter named Guy Hobbs was suing Elton John and Bernie Taupin in an Illinois court for allegedly stealing the words to Hobbs’ song ‘Natasha’ for their 1985 hit ‘Nikita.’ TMZ is now reporting that John has…
ZZ Top to Receive Living Legend Awards
Rock legends ZZ Top will be honored with the Living Legends award at Classic Rock magazine’s Roll of Honour awards ceremony. The event will take place at London’s Roundhouse Theater on Nov. 13.
The Who’s Roger Daltrey Salutes Olympian Bradley Wiggins
Over the last month, cyclist Bradley Wiggins has become a hero in his native Great Britain. In July, he became the first Briton to ever win the Tour de France and won his fourth career Olympic gold medal, and seventh overall, to become his country’s all-time most successful olympian.
Kelsey Grammer Talks About the Use of Robert Plant Song on ‘Boss’
One would think that a television show called ‘Boss’ would naturally feature a theme by Bruce Springsteen. However, since man known throughout rock as “The Boss” doesn’t license his music, star and executive producer Kelsey Grammer ha…
Neil Young Honors Bob Dylan + Other Classic Rockers With New Song, ‘Twisted Road’
Neil Young remains one of the most unpredictable men in rock music. At the opening show of his new tour with Crazy Horse in Albuquerque, N.M. on Friday (Aug. 3), he debuted six songs, yet only one of them was from his most recent album, ‘Americana.’ In addition, he also chose to leave ‘Albuquerque,’…
Beach Boys Documentary to be Released on DVD and Blu-ray
A documentary celebrating the Beach Boys‘ 50th anniversary will soon be available. ‘The Beach Boys: Doin’ it Again’ will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on Aug. 28.
Sammy Hagar and Members of Aerosmith To Guest on New Season of ‘That Metal Show’
The 11th season of VH1 Classic’s ‘That Metal Show’ gets underway on Aug. 11. Co-host Eddie Trunk has, on his blog, unveiled the list of musicians that will appear in the upcoming weeks.