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The Doors’ Robby Krieger contributes new guitar solo to remix of 1978 Ray Manzarek song

Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesThe Doors‘ Robby Krieger has contributed a new slide-guitar solo to a fresh remix of “America,” a 1978 song by late keyboardist Ray Manzarek‘s short-lived post-Doors band Nite City. The track is one of four remixes of “America” that were released digitally and via streaming services this past Tuesday, February 12, in honor of what would’ve been Manzarek’s …

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Bob Weir, Chris Robinson among many artists confirmed to play 2019 Lockn’ Festival

Courtesy of Lockn’ FestivalThe initial lineup of the 2019 Lockn’ Festival has been revealed, and among the artists confirmed to perform at the jam-heavy extravaganza are The Grateful Dead‘s Bob Weir, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Phish‘s Trey Anastasio and ex-Allman Brothers Band members Derek Trucks and Oteil Burbridge. The event is scheduled from August 22 to August 25 at Infinity Downs …

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Listen to previously unreleased Tom Petty song, “For Real,” from the upcoming compilation “The Best of Everything”

Credit: Allan Tannenbaum; Geffen Records/UMeAs the March 1 release of the new Tom Petty compilation The Best of Everything approaches, a previously unreleased track titled “For Real” that appears on the album has been made available as a digital single and via streaming services. You also can listen to “For Real” now at Petty’s official YouTube channel. The poignant autobiographical …

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Little Steven releases vinyl box set, Blu-ray versions of “Soulfire Live!” featuring performance with McCartney

Wicked Cool Records/UMeA seven-LP vinyl box set and a two-disc Blu-ray collection featuring expanded versions of Soulfire Live!, the album capturing performances by E Street Band guitarist “Little Steven” Van Zandt and his side group The Disciples of Soul‘s 2017 tour, were released today. Originally released in 2018 as a three-CD set, Soulfire Live! was recorded at various shows Van …

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2017 Journey show featuring band performing “Escape,” “Frontiers” albums to be released as CD/DVD set

Eagle Rock EntertainmentOn February 7, 2017, Journey played a special concert at Tokyo’s famed Budokan arena showcasing the band’s two most successful and beloved studio albums, 1981’s Escape and 1983’s Frontiers. Now, a video-and-audio collection capturing the full concert will be released March 29 as a DVD/two-CD set and Blu-ray/two-CD package. Journey — Live in Japan 2017: Escape + Frontiers …

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Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet’s final tour extended into June

Credit: Ken SettleBob Seger and his Silver Bullet Band‘s Roll Me Away farewell tour just keeps rolling along. A dozen new U.S. dates have been added to the trek, which now extends through a June 6 and 8 stand in the Detroit suburb of Clarkston, Michigan. Eight of the concerts will take place in May in various East Coast cities …

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Ringo Starr, Tom Petty keyboardist Benmont Tench featured on upcoming album by indie-rocker Jenny Lewis

Scott Robert Ritchie; Autumn de WildeRingo Starr is among the well-known musicians who have contributed to veteran indie-rocker Jenny Lewis‘ new solo album, On the Line, which will be released on March 22. The former Beatles drummer, along with founding Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers keyboardist Benmont Tench and acclaimed producer/bassist Don Was, back Lewis throughout the record, including on …

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Michael Jackson stage musical, “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough,” cancels pre-Broadway run

Courtesy of DKC O&MThe Michael Jackson stage musical, Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough, has scrapped its pre-Broadway run in Chicago due to “scheduling difficulties” caused by the recent Actors’ Equity strike, Deadline reports. The show was initially supposed to make its debut at Chicago’s James M. Nederlander Theatre on October 29, going through December 1. Now, it will be …

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Aerosmith’s Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony postponed because of “severe weather”

Credit: Zack WhitfordAerosmith fans will have to wait a little bit longer to see the band get its star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. A ceremony to unveil the rock legends’ marker had been scheduled to take place today at 11:30 a.m. PT, but the event was postponed because of “severe weather conditions,” according to a statement from the …

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Paul McCartney to release deluxe “Egypt Station” box set featuring luggage-style packaging in May

Capitol Records/UMeAre you ready for a return trip to Egypt Station? Paul McCartney has unveiled plans to release a limited-edition deluxe version of his chart-topping 2018 studio album on May 10. The Egypt Station: Traveller’s Edition box set comes packaged in a vintage-style suitcase and features previously unreleased studio and live tracks, rarities and collectible memorabilia. The deluxe set includes …

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