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Rush releasing five-LP vinyl version of 2013 live album, “Clockwork Angels Tour”

RhinoRush‘s 2013 live album Clockwork Angels Tour will be released on vinyl for the first time on October 11. The record will be available as a five-LP set pressed on 180-gram vinyl, featuring nine sides of music and a laser etching on the second side of the last disc. Clockwork Angels Tour, which originally was released as a three-CD/one-DVD set, …

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OMD celebrates celebrates 40th anniversary with “Souvenir” digital box set and three-LP package

UMe/VirginVeteran U.K. synth-pop group Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, a.k.a. OMD, are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year, and in conjunction with the milestone, the band is releasing an expansive, career-spanning digital box set and a three-LP greatest-hits collection on October 4. The Souvenir: Digital Box Set is a 98-track retrospective broken into five volumes and featuring all of OMD’s …

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Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason to receive the Prog God award in September

Credit: Jill FurmanovskyPink Floyd drummer Nick Mason will receive the Prog God honor at the 2019 Progressive Music Awards, taking place September 12 at London’s Underglobe Theatre. The award, presented by the U.K.’s Prog magazine, acknowledges artists who have been musical innovators throughout their careers. “I’m all in favor of recognition for drummers — particularly when it’s me — so …

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Brian Johnson chats with Sting in preview of new AXS TV series, ‘A Life on the Road’

Courtesy of Eagle Rock Entertainment/ AXS TV AXS TV has offered a sneak peek of the first episode of the new series Brian Johnson‘s A Life on the Road, which will premiere September 15 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and features the AC/DC frontman visiting Sting in New York City. In the beginning of the clip, Sting recalls joining …

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Ringo Starr discusses “Abbey Road” reissue, next solo album, in new ‘People’ interview

Credit: Scott Robert Ritchie Ringo Starr is the subject of a lengthy new People interview in which the former Beatles drummer touches on the upcoming 50th anniversary reissue of Abbey Road, his plans for a new solo record, the current 30th anniversary tour of his All Starr Band and more. The expanded Abbey Road reissue, which will be released on …

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Neil Young’s new album with Crazy Horse, “Colorado,” due in October; first track to be released this month

Credit: Daryl HannahNeil Young has unveiled some new details about Colorado, his upcoming album with the current incarnation of Crazy Horse. Young reports that the first track from the record, a song titled “Rainbow of Colors,” will be coming out this month, with the album to follow in October. The folk-rock legend also reveals that the album will feature “10 …

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Elton John defends Harry & Meghan, tells press to “cease these untrue assassinations on their character”

Niklas Halle’n-WPA Pool/Getty ImagesElton John‘s been burned numerous times by the British press, so that’s why he’s speaking out in defense of the way the press has been treating Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. According to E!, over the weekend, Harry, Meghan and their son Archie were criticized for taking a private jet to Elton’s home …

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Elton John on his upcoming autobiography: “I was completely disgusting and awful”

Courtesy of Henry Holt If you thought Elton John‘s biopic Rocketman portrayed the rock legend as being over the top, out of control and completely debauched, well, you ain’t seen nothing yet: Wait until you read his upcoming autobiography. In an essay Elton wrote for a booklet that comes with the Blu-ray and DVD release of Rocketman, he reflects on …

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Baywatch star David Hasselhoff releasing new album featuring Todd Rundgren, The Cars’ Elliot Easton & more

Cleopatra RecordsBaywatch actor David Hasselhoff became a huge pop star in Europe in the late 1980s, and now “The Hoff” is set to continue his music career: He’s releasing a new album called Open Your Eyes on September 27. The project features Hasselhoff collaborating with an improbable array of guest artists on an eclectic selection of cover tunes from the …

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Steve Miller Band debuts unreleased 1973 tune, “Say Wow!,” from upcoming “Welcome to the Vault” box set

Sailor/Capitol/UMe Steve Miller Band has debuted the sixth in a series of previously unheard tracks that will appear on their recently announced Welcome to the Vault box set, a rarities-packed three-CD/one-DVD collection that’ll be released October 11. The latest track, titled “Say Wow!,” is a fun bluesy song that was recorded in 1973. It’s available now as a digital single …

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