Mary McCartney/MPL Communications Ltd.Paul McCartney received France's Legion of Honor award on Saturday at a private ceremony at Paris' Elysee Palace. The Beatles legend was presented with the prize by French President Francois Hollande, who raised McCartney to an Officer in the Legion in acknowledgement of his career musical contributions. read more ≫
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ThePeachMusicFestival.comAllman Brothers Band fans who missed the action at the group's inaugural Peach Music Festival last month will get another chance to watch the multi-day extravaganza. Moogis.com is presenting a free encore streaming event this Saturday and Sunday that will feature all of the performances from the first two days of the three-day fest, which took place August 10-12 at Montage Mountain in Scranton, Pennsylvania. read more ≫
Ross HalfinThe first installment of an eight-part video series on the making of Aerosmith's upcoming album, Music from Another Dimension!, has debuted online. The three-minute segment, titled "The Beginning," kicks off with some cartoon-inspired graphics similar to the new record's cover. It features footage of the band members meeting with their longtime producer Jack Douglas and jamming away in a rehearsal studio. read more ≫
Sony PicturesNeil Young's 2011 concert documentary, the Jonathan Demme-directed Neil Young Journeys, will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on October 16.
The film features footage from the final two concerts on Young's tour, in support of his Le Noise album, which took place in May 2011 at Toronto's Massey Hall. The movie also boasts footage of the famed singer/songwriter visiting Omemee, Canada, where he grew up, and driving a vintage 1956 Ford Crown Victoria from the rural town to the gigs. read more ≫