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Ready for live: Paul Rodgers making his Stars Align Tour sets available for purchase digitally

Credit: Thilo RahnPaul Rodgers just hit the road with Jeff Beck and Heart‘s Ann Wilson on the Stars Align Tour, and recordings of most of the Bad Company and Free singer’s sets will soon be available for purchase digitally via the set.fm website and mobile-content-delivery system. According to set.fm, fans will be able to buy Rodgers’ performances from 14 of …

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Bruce Springsteen joins Billy Joel on stage for his milestone 100th performance at MSG

Kevin MazurBilly Joel performed his 100th show at Madison Square Garden in New York City last night and he was joined by a very special guest to help commemorate the milestone. Bruce Springsteen surprised the crowd by coming out on stage to perform two songs with Billy. “Congratulations Billy on your 100th show,” Springsteen said, to loud cheers from the …

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I love rockabilly!: Joan Jett to produce new album by rockabilly legend Wanda Jackson

Roger Erickson; Courtesy of 2911 Enterprises Joan Jett will serve as producer of an upcoming studio album by a fellow female Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, Wanda Jackson, known as the Queen of Rockabilly. Jett and Jackson currently are in Nashville working on the as-yet-untitled project, which is expected to be released next year. “The songs on this project …

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Jeff Beck expects Stars Align Tour to “radiate excitement”; Ann Wilson ready to deliver “power-packed set”

Ross Halfin; Kimberly Adamis The Stars Align Tour, a new North American trek featuring Jeff Beck, Heart frontwoman Ann Wilson and Free/Bad Company singer Paul Rodgers, gets underway Wednesday with a show in West Valley City, Utah. Beck, the trek’s headliner, says he thinks fans who attend the shows will treated to a fantastic night of music. “I’m looking forward …

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Rick Astley would “love” to collaborate with Foo Fighters

For BMG by Pip; Brantley Gutierrez Rick Astley has now jammed on stage with alternative rockers Foo Fighters multiple times, each time performing the ’80s pop star’s signature hit “Never Gonna Give You Up,” a.k.a. the “rickroll” song. So would Astley and the Foos ever take their live partnership to the studio for a collaboration? “I would doubt that in …

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Billy Joel Day proclaimed in New York in honor of the Piano Man’s 100th Madison Square Garden show

TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty ImagesNew York is in a Billy Joel state of mind today, as the Piano Man prepares to play his 100th concert at the famed New York City venue Madison Square Garden. In recognition of the career milestone, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proclaimed July 18 to be Billy Joel Day in the state. According to Newsday.com, …

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New Phil Collins box set, “Plays Well with Others,” offers a star-packed collection of collaborations

RhinoBesides his work with Genesis and as a hugely successful solo artist, Phil Collins collaborated with an impressive list of other musicians during his long career…as a drummer, singer, producer and more. Now, a compilation titled Plays Well with Others, featuring highlights of his many collaborative endeavors, will be released on September 28 as a four-CD box set and digital …

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Born to stream: “Springsteen on Broadway” coming to Netflix in December

Courtesy of Bruce SpringsteenBruce Springsteen will go from the Great White Way to Netflix this December, when a special capturing the rock legend’s sold-out Springsteen on Broadway show is set to premiere on the streaming service. Springsteen on Broadway will debut on Netflix on December 15, the same day the show ends its sold-out run at the Walter Kerr Theatre …

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Mick Fleetwood to participate in L.A. photo exhibit and meet-and-greet event in August

Michael Kovac/Getty ImagesFleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood will take part in a special event featuring a display of music photography that he personally curated that’s scheduled for Saturday, August 4, at the Sunset Marquis Hotel in Los Angeles. Attendees will have the chance to meet the 71-year-old Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and chat with him about his eventful …

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Paul Rodgers says it’s “awesome” and “cool” to tour with Jeff Beck and Ann Wilson on the Stars Align trek

Courtesy of Live NationWhat do you get when you bring together one British guitar legend and arguably two of the rock world’s best singers? Why, the Stars Align Tour, featuring Jeff Beck, Heart‘s Ann Wilson and founding Free and Bad Company frontman Paul Rodgers, which kicks off tonight in West Valley City, Utah. Rodgers tells ABC Radio that he’s excited …

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