Pledge MusicRingo Starr and Joe Walsh are among the well-known musicians who have contributed previously unreleased songs to an upcoming compilation that will raise money to rebuild lower-income communities in the New York area that were hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. Songs After Sandy: Friends of Red Hook For Hurricane Sandy Relief, Volume 1, which is available for pre-order now exclusively at PledgeMusic.com, was organized by Green Ground Zero, an read more ≫
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Photo: Mike ThutLongtime Jefferson Starship guitarist Mark "Slick" Aguilar is in need of a liver transplant and an online campaign has been started to help him raise funds to pay for the bills he expects to incur because of the operation. According to a message posted on his official Facebook page, the veteran musician has been suffering from hepatitis C and his doctors have given him a 50-percent chance of surviving for two years if he doesn't get the transplant. read more ≫
Omniverse VisionTuesday would have been the 70th birthday of Jimi Hendrix, and to commemorate the milestone a new theatrical film release of the guitar legend's entire Woodstock performance will be hitting screens throughout America.
The movie, Hendrix 70: Live at Woodstock, is culled from a digitally restored version of the original 16-millimeter footage of the August 1969 performance, and also includes a new, 5.1 surround sound audio mix by Hendrix's sound engineer Eddie Kramer. read more ≫
Photo: Julie GardnerNeil Young is renowned for being prolific, but he really has outdone himself in 2012. After reigniting his collaboration with his frequent backing band Crazy Horse early in the year, the folk-rock legend released two brand-new studio albums in the span of about five months. read more ≫