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Elton John Extends Contract in Las Vegas for Three More Years

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Capitol/Universal MusicElton John isn’t planning to move his Million Dollar Piano out of Las Vegas any time soon. Caesars Entertainment has just announced that the Rocket Man has extended his three-year contact at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas for an additional three years. Tickets for shows in January, March and April will go on sale this Sunday, ... Read More »

Deluxe Reissue of KISS’ 1977 “Love Gun” Album Arriving Next Tuesday

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Universal Music EnterprisesA deluxe remastered edition of KISS‘ sixth studio album, 1977’s Love Gun, will be released this Tuesday, October 27, in conjunction with the band’s 40th anniversary celebrations. The expanded two-CD collection will include a bonus disc containing a variety of previously unreleased live and demo recordings, as well as a 1977 interview with singer/bassist Gene Simmons. Released in ... Read More »

Listen to Yusuf/Cat Stevens’ New Album Online Now, Vinyl Version of Record to Be Released Next Month

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Legacy RecordingsYusuf, the artist formerly known as Cat Stevens, will release his first new studio in five years, Tell ‘Em I’m Gone, on Tuesday, October 27. However, fans who head over to Amazon.com through this coming Monday can hear the record streaming in its entirety. Meanwhile, a special 180-gram vinyl edition of Tell ‘Em I’m Gone will be released on ... Read More »

The Who Postpones First Two European Dates on 50th Anniversary Tour

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Image Courtesy of The WhoThe Who originally had been scheduled to launch their 50th anniversary tour with a November 26 concert in Dublin, Ireland, but the band has postponed that show and a gig that was to have been held two days later in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The reason given for rescheduling both events is “unforeseen logistical changes.” The Dublin ... Read More »

“Baker Street” Sax Player Raphael Ravenscroft Passes Away

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Rob Verhorst/RedfernsRaphael Ravenscroft, the man responsible for the recognizable saxophone solo in the 1978 Gerry Rafferty hit “Baker Street,” died on Sunday at the age of 60. Western Morning News reports that the musician is believed to have suffered a heart attack and passed away at a hospital near his home in Exeter, U.K. According to BBC News, Ravenscroft is ... Read More »

Hall & Oates’ Halloween Concert to Stream Live Online from New Site of Live from Daryl’s House TV Series

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Credit: Kathy PhillipsOn Halloween night, October 31, Daryl Hall & John Oates will play a special concert that will stream live online on the Live Nation channel on the Screen Yahoo! website starting at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. The sold-out show, dubbed “Hall-O-Ween & Oates,” will be the first public event held at Daryl’s House, the new home of ... Read More »