Midnight Rambles Carry On Without Levon Helm
The Midnight Ramble, the intimate concerts Levon Helm of the Band held in his Woodstock, N.Y. barn, are continuing, even though the drummer and singer passed away on April 19. The shows resumed May 26, with the second taking place on June 8.
Bob Seger Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame
Bob Seger‘s career as a songwriter was acknowledged on Thursday (June 14) when he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The ceremony was held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York.
Bob Dylan, Rolling Stones Among Most Collectible Records of All Time
Who knows what rare and valuable records could be sitting on your shelves. A list on New York radio station WCBS-FM’s website uncovers some classic albums and singles that may look like they are run-of-the-mill, but are actually worth a good chunk of change.
Led Zeppelin Platinum Album Sells For $2,000 on eBay
A platinum album awarded for Led Zeppelin‘s double-album ‘Physical Graffiti’ has sold for $2,000 on a recent auction on eBay.
Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ Is the Subject of a New Book
Few classic albums in rock history have as famous a backstory as Fleetwood Mac‘s 1977 album, ‘Rumours.’ Ken Caillat, who co-produced the album with the band and Richard Dashut, has written a book, ‘Making ‘Rumours:’ The Inside Story of the Clas…
Neil Young and Crazy Horse Announce 2012 Tour
Neil Young and Crazy Horse are going back on the road for the first time since 2004. Beginning Oct. 3 in Windsor, Ontario, they will play arenas 23 cities across North America before finishing up on Dec. 4 in Bridgeport, Ct. Young will also co-headline the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival with …
Ringo Starr’s Birthplace Saved from Demolition
A three-year battle to preserve Ringo Starr‘s childhood home has resulted in a victory. The small house in the Dingle section of Liverpool had been on a list of houses to be demolished as part of an urban renewal project, but a campaign started by local Beatles fans has saved No. 9 Madryn Stre…
Elvis Presley’s Crypt To Be Auctioned Off
The Memphis crypt that briefly housed Elvis Presley‘s body could be your final resting place for the right price. Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills will auction off the crypt as part of a two-day sale of rock memorabilia called “Music Icons” that will take place on June …
Shannon Tweed Burns Gene Simmons’ Nudie Pictures On ‘Family Jewels’ Season Premiere
The eighth season of ‘Gene Simmons Family Jewels’ kicked off with flames tonight (May 28) on the A&E Network, as the Demon’s new wife, Shannon Tweed, set his prized photo collection of previous sexual conquests on fire.
Poster of Beatles Last Concert Sells For $6,999 on eBay
A framed original poster for the Beatles’ last-ever concert at San Francisco’s Candelstick Park recently sold for an astonishing $6,999 on eBay.
Drew Hester Leaves Chicago
Percussionist Drew Hester has left Chicago. The veteran rock band posted the news on its website today (May 27), citing Hester’s decision to return to his “primary passion of playing drums” as the reason.
Roger Taylor Talks About the Freddie Mercury Hologram and the Queen Extravaganza
Queen drummer Roger Taylor put to rest the rumors that Queen, with Freddie Mercury appearing via hologram, would be appearing at the Opening Ceremonies of the Olympics, which are taking place in London this summer. In a recent interview, Taylor said the idea was brought up, but ultimately rejected.