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Elvis Presley Jumpsuit, Movie Costumes and Jewelry Up for Auction

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Photo by Gary Null/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty ImagesIf you’re a fan of Elvis Presley and always wanted to own some of his most famous outfits, Graceland Auctions is about to make your dream come true. A third auction of rare Presley artifacts and memorabilia will be held during Elvis Week 2015. The auction features a record 174 lots authenticated ... Read More »

Journey’s Neal Schon Says “Vortex” Album Is His “Best [Solo] Outing So Far”

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Music Theories Recordings/MascotWhile Neal Schon is best known for his work with Journey, the virtuoso guitarist has been very prolific outside of the group. Tuesday, Schon released Vortex, a double-disc collection of instrumentals he says “is really representative of my best outing so far of what I have to offer as a solo artist.” Schon tells ABC Radio the album ... Read More »

Van Halen, Elton John to Headline 2015 Music Midtown Festival

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ABC/Randy HolmesVan Halen and Elton John will headline Atlanta’s Music Midtown festival on a bill that also features Lenny Kravitz and Billy Idol. As previously reported, Van Halen is taking their tour outside as the band celebrates all things summer. “Van Halen has not performed many outdoor shows, so this is something new for them,” Van Halen Manager Irving Azoff ... Read More »

Grateful Dead Announces YouTube Webcasts for Final Shows

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Courtesy of The Grateful DeadFans who can’t make The Grateful Dead‘s Fare Thee Well shows in person now have another way to experience all the fun from wherever they may be. The shows will be webcast love on YouTube at youtube.com/dead50, the band announced in a statement. The stream will be available on almost any YouTube connected device including Android ... Read More »

Journey’s Hollywood Bowl Show Highest Grossing Season Opener in Venue History

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Greg Grudt/The Hollywood BowlJourney kicked off the Hollywood Bowl’s 2015 season on Saturday performing for the first time with a full orchestra, and the show turned out to be the highest grossing season opener in the venue’s nearly 100 year history. The band’s appearance raised a record $1.6 million benefitting the Los Angeles Philharmonic and its Music Education Programs, according ... Read More »

First in a Series of David Bowie Box Sets Arrives in September

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Parlophone RecordsIf you’re a David Bowie fan, September’s going to be a banner month for you. That’s when we’ll see the release of the box set David Bowie: Five Years 1969-1973. The 12-CD/13-LP collection, which arrives September 25 via Parlophone Records, will include remastered versions of Bowie’s six original studio albums: David Bowie AKA Space Oddity, The Man Who Sold ... Read More »

Neil Young to Open Rebel Content Summer Tour Unplugged

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Danny ClinchIf you’ve got tickets to see Neil Young‘s Rebel Content summer tour, there’s no need to wonder whether you’ll see Young acoustic or amped. Turns out, you’ll see both. Young will begin his shows with a solo acoustic set before turning up the volume with the backing of California band Promise of the Real, fronted by Willie Nelson’s sons ... Read More »

Cyndi Lauper to Get Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Taylor Hill/WireImageNext year Cyndi Lauper will receive a long overdue honors: a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Cyndi will be inducted into the Walk of Fame in the “Recording” category in 2016. Also being honored with a star will be the late Mama Cass Elliott of The Mamas and the Papas. Other celebrities who’ll stars next year are ... Read More »

Van Halen Taking Show Outdoors This Summer

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ABC/Randy HolmesVan Halen may be an arena rock band, but this summer the boys wanted to get some air. Asked why the band decided to take their show to outside amphitheaters for the first time in their long career, manager Irving Azoff has a simple answer. “Summer, summer, summer,” he tells Billboard. “Van Halen has not performed many outdoor shows, ... Read More »

Rod Stewart’s “Another Country” Album First Single, Track Listing Released

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Capitol Records/Penny LancasterWe’ve known since May that it was on the way, and we’ve even known the title. Now, Rod Stewart’s announced his new country music album, titled Another Country, will be out October 23. Like his 2013 album Time, which saw Stewart return to songwriting after years of releasing his celebrated Great American Songbook album series, ten of the ... Read More »