Photo: Ross HalfinAlice Cooper will be joined by Doors guitarist Robby Krieger and several other rock stars at a benefit concert this Thursday in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The show is one of a series of sold-out events that will be held this week to celebrate the grand opening of the Brennan Rock & Roll Academy, a facility that offers music-education programs to youngsters in the read more ≫
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Photo: Nela KoenigWhile John Fogerty's long-awaited collaborative album, Wrote a Song for Everyone, is finished and set to be released on May 28, the renowned rocker reports that he still has a lot of work to do on another previously announced project. Late last year, the ex-Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman revealed that he'd signed a deal with Little, Brown and Company to write an autobiography that's slated read more ≫
Rhino RecordsStephen Stills' expansive new box set, Carry On, arrives in stores today, offering fans an in-depth look at the folk-rock great's half-century music career. The creation of the retrospective was painstakingly overseen by Stills' longtime band mate Graham Nash, who during the last several years also spearheaded similar compilations for himself and fellow Crosby, Stills & Nash member David Crosby -- 2009's Reflections read more ≫
L to R: Freddie Perren, Deke Richards, Alphonso Mizell (UMe)Deke Richards, a songwriter and producer who worked on many of The Jackson 5 's biggest hits as well as hits for other Motown acts, **** Sunday in Bellingham, Washington, after a battle with esophageal cancer. He was 68.
Richards led the famed Motown songwriting and production team known as "The Corporation," which also included Motown founder Berry Gordy, the late Freddie Perren and the late Alphonso Mizell. read more ≫
Nate D. SandersWant to own a piece of Michael Jackson history? One of the late King of Pop's most memorable awards -- the MTV Viewer's Choice VMA he won for "Thriller" in 1984 -- is going on the auction block.
The trophy, which will be sold by Nate D. Sanders Auctions on April 2, is expected to fetch at least $100,000. In a statement, Sanders says, "This is the best MJ award one could ever hope to own. In fact, it is the most valuable music award in existence." read more ≫