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Leslie West Discusses Collaborations with Frampton and Jack Bruce on His New Solo Album, “Soundcheck”

Mascot Label GroupFamed Mountain singer/guitarist Leslie West has just released a new solo album called Soundcheck, his third studio album in the last four years. Like his previous two records, 2011’s Unusual Suspects and 2013’s Still Climbing, Soundcheck features a mix of original tunes and select covers, along with contributions from some very cool guest musicians. Among the well-known artists ... Read More »

Bob Seger Planning New to Release Album and Launch New Tour in 2016

Credit: Clay Patrick McBrideBob Seger may have turned 70 this past May but he apparently isn’t quite ready for retirement. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer recently told Billboard that he’s planning to put out a new album next year called I Knew You When, a collection of updated versions of previously unreleased tunes. The record also will coincide ... Read More »

Patti LaBelle Featured on Episode of “Oprah’s Master Class” Premiering Tonight

Harpo, Inc.Patti LaBelle will appear on the latest episode of Oprah’s Master Class, premiering this Sunday, which will feature the powerful soul singer discussing her successful music career. In show teasers, Patti recalls becoming a solo artist after the split of her girl group, Labelle, best known for their chart-topping 1974 song “Lady Marmalade.” “I never wanted to be a ... Read More »

Elton John: My Kids Are More Interested in Lego than My Music

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ABC/Randy HolmesEvery parent who’s a musician longs for the day when their kids finally realize they’re cool. For Elton John, he’ll have to wait a bit longer — his two sons currently have more interest in their toys than they do in their legendary dad’s music. Speaking to Rolling Stone, Elton says his sons Zachary and Elijah recently saw him ... Read More »

The Grateful Dead and Bob Seger Among Honorees at 2015 “Billboard” Touring Awards

Image Courtesy of The Grateful Dead; Clay Patrick McBrideThe Grateful Dead and Bob Seger were among the artists honored at the 12th annual Billboard Touring Awards ceremony, which was held Thursday night at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. The event acknowledges achievements in concert touring business. The Grateful Dead won the Top Boxscore prize — which honors the ... Read More »

Mike Huckabee Says “Eye of the Tiger” Lawsuit Is “Vindictive and Almost Unbelievable”

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Survivor’s Frankie Sullivan (Rick Diamond/Getty Images for IEBA)Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is being sued by Survivor guitarist Frankie Sullivan, co-writer of “Eye of the Tiger,” after the song was used at a rally at which the former Arkansas governor spoke when Kentucky court clerk Kim Davis was released from jail back in September. Davis spent a week in jail ... Read More »

Graham Nash to Release New Solo Album, “This Path Tonight,” in April; Launching US Tour in January

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Blue Castle RecordsGraham Nash recently told ABC Radio that he planned to release a new solo album in the spring of 2016, and now he’s unveiled the full details about the project. This Path Tonight will arrive on April 15, and will feature 10 new original compositions that the folk-rock legend co-wrote with Crosby, Stills & Nash touring guitarist Shane ... Read More »

Queen Releasing 1975 Concert Film and Album “A Night at the Odeon” Today

PRNewsFoto/Hollywood RecordsQueen‘s new archival live album and home video, A Night at the Odeon, hit stores today in a variety of configurations. The release, which documents a special Christmas Eve concert the band played at London’s Hammersmith Odeon in 1975 that was broadcast live on British television and radio, is available as a CD, a two-LP vinyl package, a DVD, ... Read More »