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Phil Collins Unveils Details of “Take a Look at Me Now” Reissue Campaign; First Two Albums Due Out in November

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Atlantic RecordsNew details have unveiled about Phil Collins‘ recently announced solo album reissue campaign, which will launch with the November 6 release of remastered and expanded versions of the famed Genesis singer/drummer’s 1981 debut, Face Value, and his popular 1993 record, Both Sides. The concept behind the initiative, which has been dubbed the “Take a Look at Me Now” campaign, ... Read More »

Ringo Starr to Participate in L.A. Interview Event to Promote Wide Release of “Photograph” Memoir

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Credit: Rob ShanahanRingo Starr will take part in a live interview event in Los Angeles later this month to celebrate the wide release of his 2013 memoir/coffee-table book Photograph. “Ringo Starr: In Conversation” will be held on September 25 at the historic El Rey Theater, and will feature the former Beatles drummer sharing memories from throughout his eventful life. During ... Read More »

Rod Stewart Set to “Please” Fans with Latest Video

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Capitol RecordsRod Stewart fans can get a taste of the lauded singer’s upcoming studio album, Another Country, by checking out the exclusive premiere of the official video for his new song “Please” at Yahoo.com. The clip shows Stewart looking suave in a pink jacket and tie and black shirt and pants, as he performs the tune with a backing group ... Read More »

Bono Not the World’s Richest Rock Star, According to “Forbes”

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ABC/Adam TaylorRecent reports by multiple media outlets claimed that U2 frontman Bono had surpassed Paul McCartney as the richest rock star on the planet, but Forbes begs to differ. While the earlier reports deduced that because Bono supposedly owned a 2.3-percent share of Facebook that now is worth more than $1.4 billion, he’d have to be wealthier than the former ... Read More »

Third New Keith Richards solo Song, “Robbed Blind,” Debuts Online

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Mindless Records/UMeKeith Richards has premiered a third new solo song online as part of his recently launched campaign promoting his upcoming solo album, Crosseyed Heart, which hits stores September 18. The new tune, called “Robbed Blind,” began streaming at CrosseyedHeart.com after a temporary blue commemorative plaque was unveiled at The Ealing Club, located in the London suburb of Ealing, where ... Read More »

David Bowie, Aerosmith Members, Cyndi Lauper Contributing Songs to “SpongeBob SquarePants” Stage Musical

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Jimmy King; Ross HalfinDavid Bowie, Aerosmith‘s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, and Cyndi Lauper are among the stars who are contributing songs to the upcoming stage musical based on the Nickelodeon series SpongeBob SquarePants. According to a press release posted on the Broadway in Chicago website, The SpongeBob Musical will premiere on June 7, 2016, at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre and ... Read More »

Smokey Robinson and Graham Nash Exhibits to Open at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the Fall

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Autumn de Wilde/UMe; Elde StewartNew exhibits focusing on two acclaimed artists who emerged during the 1960s, Motown legend Smokey Robinson and folk-rock great Graham Nash, will open this fall at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Cleveland.com reports. The debut of Robinson’s exhibit will coincide with Rock Hall’s 2015 Music Masters series celebration honoring the ... Read More »

The Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde Criticized by Rape-Support Groups After Blaming Herself for Her Own Sexual Assault

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Credit: Dean ChalkleyPretenders frontwoman Chrissie Hynde is considered by many to be a strong female role model, but the veteran rock artist has upset various women’s groups with comments she made in a new interview with The Sunday Times of London while promoting her about-to-be-published memoir, Reckless. In the interview, the 63-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer discusses a ... Read More »

Keith Richards Hopes to Start Recording New Rolling Stones Music by the Spring; Talks New Solo Album

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Credit: Mark SeligerKeith Richards reveals some tidbits about The Rolling Stones‘ upcoming plans and chats about his soon-to-be-released solo album, Crosseyed Heart, in a new interview with Entertainment Weekly. The 71-year-old guitar legend says he’s hoping to get his band mates back into the studio to work on new music soon, but admits that that likely won’t occur as soon ... Read More »