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The Moody Blues’ John Lodge Releasing New Solo Album, “10,000 Light Years Ago,” in May

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Esoteric AntennaMoody Blues singer/bassist John Lodge will release his second solo album, 10,000 Light Years Ago, on May 5, more than 38 years after his first solo effort, Natural Avenue, hit stores. The new collection features eight original tunes, including the title track, which will be released as a digital single on April 14. One of the undoubted highlights of ... Read More »

Joey Kramer Says New “Aerosmith Rocks Donington” Concert Film Is “a Real Good Representation of the Band”

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Image Courtesy of Fathom EventsThe big night is upon us, Aerosmith fans. The one-night-only screening of the band’s new concert film Aerosmith Rocks Donington 2014 will take place tonight in hundreds of theaters across the U.S. The movie captures Aerosmith performing a headlining set last June at the U.K.’s famed annual hard-rock extravaganza the Download Festival, held at Donington Park ... Read More »

2015 Gathering of the Vibes Lineup Features Gregg Allman, Other Allman Brothers Band Alums

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Courtesy of Gathering of the VibesThe initial lineup for the 20th annual edition of the popular music festival the Gathering of the Vibes has been revealed, and it includes several longtime members of The Allman Brothers Band. Gregg Allman, guitarist Derek Trucks and his current group Tedeschi Trucks Band, and founding Allmans drummer Jaimoe and his Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band all ... Read More »

Marvin Gaye’s Ex-Wife, Pop Star Robin Thicke Testify in “Blurred Lines” Copyright Infringement Trial

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Motown; Harper SmithThe late Marvin Gaye‘s second wife, Janis, and contemporary pop/R&B star Robin Thicke took the stand in federal court in Los Angeles on Wednesday to testify with regard to the copyright infringement lawsuit Gaye’s family filed claiming that Thicke’s 2013 smash “Blurred Lines” borrowed improperly from Marvin’s 1977 hit “Got to Give It Up.” Early in the day, ... Read More »

Eleven Pete Townshend Solo Albums Released Digitally Today as Part of New Reissue Campaign

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Credit: Ross HalfinThe majority of Pete Townshend‘s solo catalog was re-released as digital downloads on Wednesday as part of a new campaign that will see the reissue of remastered and reworked physical versions of the Who guitarist/songwriter’s albums over the next year or so. The digital albums, which are available for purchase now via iTunes, include 11 titles in all, ... Read More »

Paul McCartney to Headline Delaware’s Firefly Music Festival in June

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Credit: MJ KimPaul McCartney has confirmed his first U.S. concert of 2015. The former Beatles member will headline this year’s Firefly Music Festival, which takes place June 18-21 in Dover, Delaware. Rumors had been circulating for a while that Sir Paul would be among the fest’s headliners, but his participation in the event wasn’t announced until today. The specific date ... Read More »

Bryan Adams Announces US Dates for Tour Celebrating “Reckless” Album’s 30th Anniversary

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PRNewsFoto/Live Nation EntertainmentBryan Adams will be hitting the road in the U.S. this spring and summer in celebration of the 30th anniversary of his classic album Reckless. The stateside leg of the Canadian singer/songwriter’s Reckless 30th Anniversary Tour kicks off April 11 in Houston, and hits major cities across the country, including New York City, Las Vegas, Boston, St. Louis, ... Read More »

Expanded and Remastered Versions of Bad Company’s First Two Albums Arriving in April

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RhinoIf you can’t get enough of Bad Company, here’s some exciting news. Remastered and expanded editions of the beloved British hard-rock band’s first two studio albums — 1974’s Bad Company and 1975’s Straight Shooter — will be released as double-disc CD and vinyl sets on April 7. The updated Bad Company and Straight Shooter collections were remastered from the original ... Read More »

Styx and 2014 Tour Mate Don Felder to Be Featured in AXS TV Concert Specials Premiering Next Month

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Rick Diamond/Getty Images for StyxStyx and ex-Eagles guitarist Don Felder will star in back-to-back concert specials that were recorded on the same night last year during the Soundtrack of Summer package tour and will premiere on the AXS TV high-def music channel on Sunday, March 15. The Styx special, which airs at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT, captures the band ... Read More »