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Phil Collins’ “Serious Hits…Live!” and “A Hot Night in Paris” albums to be reissued in 2019

Atlantic/RhinoPhil Collins‘ ongoing solo reissue campaign will continue in 2019 with the February 1 release of remastered edition of two archival live albums — 1990’s Serious Hits…Live! and 1999’s A Hot Night in Paris. Released in November 1990, Serious Hits…Live! features performances from various stops on Collins’ tour in support of his chart-topping 1989 studio album, …But Seriously. The live …

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Seein’ is believin’: Biopic focusing on Journey singer Arnel Pineda to be helmed by “Crazy Rich Asians” director

Credit: Travis ShinnThe fairytale story of how Arnel Pineda went from fronting a Filipino cover band to becoming the lead singer of Journey will be brought to the big screen by Jon M. Chu, director of the hugely successful film Crazy Rich Asians. According to an exclusive report in Deadline, Chu is teaming with Warner Bros. on the film, which …

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Sting among artists performing on Steve Harvey’s Fox New Year’s Eve special

Credit: Kevin MazurSting is among the artists who will help close out 2018 with a performance on talk show host Steve Harvey‘s New Year’s Eve special, airing on Fox. Harvey will host the show live in New York City’s Times Square alongside TV personality Maria Menounos. Other performers on the bill include U.K. alt-rockers Florence + the Machine, “Blurred Lines” …

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Hollywood Vampires, Blue Oyster Cult members to perform at Alice Cooper’s Christmas Pudding charity concert

Credit: Ross HalfinThe 17th annual edition of Alice Cooper‘s Christmas Pudding charity concert takes place this Sunday, December 8, at the Celebrity Theatre in the shock rocker’s hometown of Phoenix, Arizona. The Cooper-fronted supergroup Hollywood Vampires, which also features Aerosmith‘s Joe Perry and Johnny Depp, are set to headline the show, but Perry’s presence isn’t confirmed. As previously reported, Perry …

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The legend lives on… Gordon Lightfoot lines up “80 Years Strong” US tour

Courtesy of Gordon LightfootNever mind that he celebrated his 80th birthday last month: Gordon Lightfoot is still going strong. In fact, the Canadian folk-rock legend just announced dates for a new 2019 tour, called the “80 Years Strong” trek, that will visit the U.S. in March and his native Ontario, Canada, in April. The U.S. portion of the tour, which …

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Paul McCartney adds concerts in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and three other US cities

MJ Kim/© MPL Communications Ltd.Paul McCartney keeps freshening up his 2019 Freshen Up Tour itinerary. The ex-Beatles star has added four concerts to the U.S. leg of his trek, including, as had been expected, a show in Green Bay, Wisconsin, at Lambeau Field, home of the NFL’s Green Bay Packers. McCartney also lined up performances in Arlington, Texas, on June …

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Bruce Springsteen won’t tour with E Street Band in 2019, says he’ll be busy with “various recording projects”

Credit: Rob DeMartin An article published in The Sunday Times of London this past weekend featuring a new interview with Bruce Springsteen suggested that The Boss planned to tour with his E Street Band next year, but the rock legend has issued a statement refuting that report. In the message, posted on his official website and social media outlets, Springsteen …

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What You Need: Statue of INXS’ Michael Hutchence to be erected in Melbourne

Michael Putland/Getty ImagesFollowing lobbying by fans and family, Michael Hutchence, the late singer of legendary Australian pop/rock band INXS, will have a statue erected in his honor. According to The Age, the statue will be erected in Melbourne, though Hutchence spent his life in Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Hong Kong.  A local mayor told the paper that the city council …

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Todd Rundgren says he’s still processing Rock Hall nod; quips that he’s expecting posthumous induction

© 2018 Lynn GoldsmithTodd Rundgren just announced plans to launch what’s being billed as “the world’s first hybrid concert/book tour” in 2019 to promote his forthcoming memoir, The Individualist, but before that, the prolific artist will discover whether he’ll be honored with induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Rundgren’s been eligible for induction since 1995, but this …

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Bruce Springsteen, Elton John among artists on StubHub’s 2018 list of most in-demand concert tickets

Danny Clinch; Ben Gibson/Rocket EntertainmentThe StubHub ticket-resale company has unveiled its lists of the top 10 acts who sold the most concert tickets in and outside of the U.S. for 2018, and both tallies include several veteran artists. In the States, Bruce Springsteen topped the list thanks to his hugely popular Springsteen on Broadway show. Elton John, who launched a …

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