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New Interactive Tour of Abbey Road Studios Offers Features on The Beatles, Pink Floyd & More

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Capitol Records/Universal MusicLondon’s Abbey Road Studios, where most of The Beatles‘ classic recordings were made, isn’t open to the public, but a new interactive online feature is giving everyone the chance to take an in-depth tour of the famous London facility. Inside Abbey Road, which premiered on Google this week, allows the user to enjoy 3-D, 360-degree views of Abbey ... Read More »

Ex-Rolling Stones Bassist Bill Wyman Going “Back to Basics” on First Solo Album in More than 30 Years

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Proper RecordsFormer Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman hasn’t put out a proper solo album since his 1982’s self-titled effort, but that’s about to change. The 78-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer will release a new album titled Back to Basics in June 22 in the U.K. Back to Basics features 12 tracks, eight of them original compositions. Three of ... Read More »

Rod Stewart’s Son Says Dad Gives Him Dating Advice

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Penny LancasterRod Stewart has been married three times and has eight children, so he must know something about charming the ladies. And it seems he’s passing that wisdom down to his eldest son, Sean. Sean, who currently is filming an E! reality show with his siblings, tells British paper The Mirror that his rock star dad gives him lots of ... Read More »

Paul Rodgers Says New Bad Company Reissues Offer Fascinating Look at Band’s Recording Process

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RhinoLast week saw the release of remastered and expanded editions of Bad Company‘s first two albums — 1974’s chart-topping self-titled effort and 1975’s Straight Shooter — which are available as double-disc CD and vinyl sets. The collections offer plenty of bonus material, including recently discovered unreleased tracks and demos, outtakes and alternate mixes from the respective recording sessions. Frontman Paul ... Read More »

New Four-CD Set Featuring Unreleased Sly & the Family Stone Performances Due in July

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Epic/Legacy RecordingsA four-CD collection gathering together previously unreleased live performances by the influential funk/soul/pop group Sly & the Family Stone will hit stores on July 17. Live at the Fillmore East October 4th & 5th, 1968 was recorded at a four-show, two-night stand the band played at renowned concert promoter Bill Graham‘s famous New York City venue. The October 1968 ... Read More »

Roger Waters’ 1992 Solo Album, “Amused to Death,” to Be Reissued in July

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PRNewsFoto/Legacy RecordingsRoger Waters has announced full details about his plans to reissue his 1992 concept album, Amused to Death. The remastered collection will be released July 24, and will be available in several formats and configurations. The revamped Amused to Death will be sold as a standard CD, an SACD (Super Audio CD), a CD/Blu-ray audio set, a 200-gram two-LP ... Read More »

Items Signed by Ringo Starr, Eddie Van Halen & Other Rock Stars Being Auctioned for Charity

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©Rob ShanahanItems signed by Ringo Starr, Eddie Van Halen, Aerosmith‘s Joe Perry and ZZ Top are among the many collectibles up for bid as part of men’s fashion designer John Varvatos‘ 12th annual Stuart House Online Auction. The sale also is offering VIP concert experiences with KISS, Rush and other artists and drum lessons with the Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ ... Read More »

Brian Wilson Biopic “Love & Mercy” Full Trailer Now Online

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Lionsgate/Roadside AttractionsFollowing February’s teaser-trailer, the first full trailer for the Brian Wilson biopic Love & Mercy is online now. Featuring Paul Dano and John Cusack in dual roles as the troubled Beach Boys genius — Dano as Wilson during the 1960s and Cusack as Wilson circa the 1980s — Love & Mercy also features Elizabeth Banks as Wilson’s wife, Melinda ... Read More »