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The Moody Blues’ John Lodge Releasing New Solo Album, “10,000 Light Years Ago,” in May

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Esoteric AntennaMoody Blues singer/bassist John Lodge will release his second solo album, 10,000 Light Years Ago, on May 5, more than 38 years after his first solo effort, Natural Avenue, hit stores. The new collection features eight original tunes, including the title track, which will be released as a digital single on April 14. One of the undoubted highlights of ... Read More »

Joey Kramer Says New “Aerosmith Rocks Donington” Concert Film Is “a Real Good Representation of the Band”

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Image Courtesy of Fathom EventsThe big night is upon us, Aerosmith fans. The one-night-only screening of the band’s new concert film Aerosmith Rocks Donington 2014 will take place tonight in hundreds of theaters across the U.S. The movie captures Aerosmith performing a headlining set last June at the U.K.’s famed annual hard-rock extravaganza the Download Festival, held at Donington Park ... Read More »

2015 Gathering of the Vibes Lineup Features Gregg Allman, Other Allman Brothers Band Alums

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Courtesy of Gathering of the VibesThe initial lineup for the 20th annual edition of the popular music festival the Gathering of the Vibes has been revealed, and it includes several longtime members of The Allman Brothers Band. Gregg Allman, guitarist Derek Trucks and his current group Tedeschi Trucks Band, and founding Allmans drummer Jaimoe and his Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band all ... Read More »

Marvin Gaye’s Ex-Wife, Pop Star Robin Thicke Testify in “Blurred Lines” Copyright Infringement Trial

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Motown; Harper SmithThe late Marvin Gaye‘s second wife, Janis, and contemporary pop/R&B star Robin Thicke took the stand in federal court in Los Angeles on Wednesday to testify with regard to the copyright infringement lawsuit Gaye’s family filed claiming that Thicke’s 2013 smash “Blurred Lines” borrowed improperly from Marvin’s 1977 hit “Got to Give It Up.” Early in the day, ... Read More »

Eleven Pete Townshend Solo Albums Released Digitally Today as Part of New Reissue Campaign

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Credit: Ross HalfinThe majority of Pete Townshend‘s solo catalog was re-released as digital downloads on Wednesday as part of a new campaign that will see the reissue of remastered and reworked physical versions of the Who guitarist/songwriter’s albums over the next year or so. The digital albums, which are available for purchase now via iTunes, include 11 titles in all, ... Read More »