Lynyrd Skynyrd to Release ‘Last Of A Dying Breed,’ Announce 2012 Tour
August 21 will see the release of ‘Last of a Dying Breed,’ Lynyrd Skynyrd‘s first album since 2009′s ‘God & Guns.’ The album, which was announced on their website, was produced by veteran Bob Marlette, who has also worked with Neal Scho…
George Harrison’s Wife and Giles Martin Discuss ‘Early Takes, Vol. 1′
Today (May 1) saw the release of the DVD of ‘Living in the Material World,’ the Martin Scorcese-directed documentary about George Harrison that debuted on HBO last October. A companion CD, ‘Early Takes, Vol. 1,’ which compiles ten Harrison demos that were used in the film, also came out. In a new in…
Peter Criss Reveals Cover for New Autobiography
Original Kiss drummer Peter Criss has revealed the cover art for his forthcoming autobiography, ‘Makeup to Breakup: My Life In and Out of Kiss.’
Bill Wyman to Rejoin The Rolling Stones?
Once again news continues to swirl from the Rolling Stones‘ camp over whether or not they will record again. Last week, Ron Wood retracted his original retraction on the subject, with sources saying he was overheard telling somebody that he, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards would be going into t…
Beach Boys, Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen Rock First Weekend of Jazz Fest
In recent years, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, or simply, JazzFest, has grown beyond its roots as the nation’s premier showcase for the city’s unique contributions to American music. While it still features plenty of jazz, blues, Cajun, soul, gospel and funk, the festival now brings in…
Robin Gibb to Be Released From Hospital?
In news that could only be described as “miraculous,” it’s possible that Robin Gibb could be released from the hospital next week. The Daily Mirror quoted a family friend who says that his condition is improving every day, and is now sitting up and talking…
Van Halen Giving Away Vinyl Single Of ‘She’s The Woman’
Good news for vinyl enthusiasts and Van Halen fans. Beginning May 4, the group is giving away a limited-edition seven-inch single of ‘She’s the Woman’ with the purchase of their new album, ‘A Different Kind of Truth.’
Journey Won’t Rule Out Reuniting With Steve Perry
Even though they’re doing fine as a touring act with new singer Arnel Pineda, Journey remain open to the idea of working again with original lead singer Steve Perry. In a new interview with the Huffington Post, guitarist Neal Schon and keyboardist Jonathan Cain spoke about the band&C…
ZZ Top’s New Album Held Up
It’s been nine years since ZZ Top’s last album, ‘Mescalero.’ However, the Texas blues-rock group recently recorded an album with Rick Rubin, although, according to guitarist Billy Gibbons, nobody has any idea when it is coming out.
Robin Gibb Comes Out Of Coma
With all the bad news last week surrounding the deaths of Dick Clark and Levon Helm, we may have some good news. According to reports coming out of England, Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees, whose health had taken a turn for the worse in recent weeks, has come out of the coma he lapsed into last week.
Movie To Look At The Making Of The Rolling Stones’ ‘Exile On Main Street’
The story of the Rolling Stones‘ 1972 double-album ‘Exile on Main Street’ is almost as well-known as the incredible music contained within its grooves. But for those who aren’t familiar with the details, Rolling Stone is reporting that Virgin Produced has …
Paul McCartney Announces Tracklisting For ‘Ram’ Reissues
It was only yesterday that Paul McCartney (see what we did there) released a trailer for the reissue of ‘Ram,’ which will be released on May 22. Today, Hear Music announced the complete tracklisting for all formats.