JohnPaulJones.comLed Zeppelin's John Paul Jones and Queen's Brian May are among the revered rockers who will perform at the 2012 edition of the annual Sunflower Jam Superjam benefit concert, which takes place September 16 at London's Royal Albert Hall. The event's lineup also will feature Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice, Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickenson, ex-Whitesnake guitarist Micky ***** and a house band featuring former Scorpions guitarist Uli Jon Roth and longtime Paul McCartney keyboardist Paul "Wix" Wickens, a read more ≫
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Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty ImagesA 36-song, two-disc set of music featured during the opening ceremony of the London Olympics has shot to the top of the iTunes album charts in Britain, France, Belgium, and Spain and hit #5 in the U.S. It sits in the top five or top ten in Germany, Australia, Ireland, Canada and many other countries. read more ≫
Rankin/RollingStones.comThe Rolling Stones have posted a new video online that captures Mick Jagger and Keith Richards during their recent visit to the new London photo exhibit celebrating the band's 50th anniversary. The three-and-a-half-minute clip shows the legendary rockers looking at and commenting on various images taken from throughout the group's half-century career. read more ≫
Photo: Larry MaranoPaul Rodgers will play a special benefit show tonight at the Fender Center in Corona, California, to raise money for the Kids Rock Free program. The founding Free/Bad Company singer is a longtime supporter of Kids Rock Free, which provides affordable music lessons to young people. The sold-out concert will be filmed, and will air as part of the Kids Rock Free Concert Series on the MAVTV network. read more ≫
Facebook.com/OfficialArtGarfunkelPageArt Garfunkel has scheduled 10 solo U.S. tour dates that are sprinkled throughout the calendar from next month until the late fall. The shows will mark the revered folk-rock singer's first full performances since vocal-cord problems forced him to postpone a planned 2010 trek with his old musical partner Paul Simon.
Garfunkel did appear at a one-off Rolling Stones tribute concert this past March at New York City's Carnegie Hall. read more ≫