Reprise/WEATom Petty says he and The Heartbreakers are "nearly done with" their next studio album, which he's expecting to release sometime early next year.
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K & K Ulf Kruger OHG/RedfernsA new exhibit featuring the artwork of founding Beatles bassist Stu Sutcliffe is scheduled to open this Saturday at the Harper's Books store in East Hampton, New York. The exhibition, titled "Yea, Yea, Yea," will showcase 21 pieces created by the late musician, including paintings and works on paper. read more ≫
Legacy RecordingsDolly Parton, Mavis Staples and Emmylou Harris are part of an all-star roster of female singers who duet with Willie Nelson on a new album by the country legend titled To All the Girls… that's due out on September 24. The 18-track collection will be the third studio effort from the singer/songwriter in just 16 month read more ≫
Facebook.com/EltonJohnLast month, Elton John was forced to cancel a string of concerts after being diagnosed with appendicitis, and now the Rocket Man has finally gone under the knife. Britain's The Independent reports that John had surgery on Thursday in Monaco, and a spokesperson said he is "recovering well" from his appendectomy. read more ≫
Photo: Mr. BonzaiFounding Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson and U.K. guitar legend Jeff Beck are set to hit the road together this fall on a month-long co-headlining tour of North America. The trek will get under way on September 27 in Hollywood, California, and is scheduled through an October 27 concert in Akron, Ohio. The outing includes a previously announced October 20 show at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. read more ≫