Universal Music GroupIt's official -- former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman and guitarist Mick Taylor will join the band at the first two shows of its "50 and ********" tour dates, taking place this Saturday and November 29 at London's O2 Arena. The guest appearances will mark the first time either musician has performed in public with The Stones in more than 20 years. read more ≫
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MJ Kim/MPL Communications Ltd.Money may not be able to buy you love, but it apparently can pay for some hugely famous rock stars to play at your birthday party. This past Saturday, Paul McCartney and John Fogerty performed at a 70th birthday bash for David Bonderman, co-founder of the TPG Capital private equity investment firm, at the Wynn resort in Las Vegas. read more ≫
Reprise RecordsTom Petty & the Heartbreakers' Mike Campbell is offering some lucky fans the chance to win a dinner with him and a visit to the band's rehearsal space, where ***** treat them to a personal guitar lesson. Three winners for the special prize will be picked via a raffle that's being held as part of the second annual fundraiser to benefit the Tazzy Animal Rescue Fund and the affiliated Rock the Dogs campaign. read more ≫
MVD BluelineA DVD featuring rare performances by The Carpenters from the early 1970s is scheduled to hit stores on January 15. Carpenters: Live Rarities offers footage of the beloved sibling pop duo captured in concert in England in 1971 and in Australia the following year.
The video boasts 60 minutes' worth of footage, and features the late Karen Carpenter and her brother, Richard, performing such classic tunes as "For All We Know," "Close to You" and "Yesterday Once More." read more ≫