Journey Team Up With Rascal Flatts to Perform ‘Don’t Stop Believin" at CMT Awards
For a song that’s more than 30 years old, Journey‘s ‘Don’t Stop Believin’‘ is doing pretty well for itself these days — it’s the top-selling song in iTunes history, it’s enjoyed recent chart revivals thanks to ‘The Sopranos‘ and ‘Glee,’ and it received the all-star singalong treatment courtesy of Tom Cruise and friends on the ‘Rock of Ages’ soundtrack. Hey, it even showed up at the CMT Awards yest
Free Considered Using a Hologram for Olympics Reunion Concert
Ever since 2Pac made his surprise appearance from beyond the grave at Coachella last month, we’ve been wondering how hologram technology might be used to bring other performers to “life” for concert audiences.
New Book Offers a Look at Vintage Beatles Tour Photos
The Beatles have been the subject of countless books and films, but that doesn’t mean we’ve seen everything there is to see about the Fab Four. Case in point: ‘The Beatles: On the Road 1964-1966,’ a lavish new collection of photos taken by legendary photographer Harry Benson during the band’s early years.
Yes, Neil Young Was Once Signed to Motown
Over the last 50-plus years, the only constant in Neil Young‘s career has been change — he’s dabbled in a dizzying array of genres, frequently swapping personnel along the way.
Monkees React to Davy Jones’ Death
In the wake of Davy Jones’ sudden passing yesterday (Feb. 29), his fans and musical peers have taken to their social media networks of choice to share their sorrow and disbelief — as have Jones’ former bandmates in the Monkees, all of whom have posted public expressions of grief.
Buffalo Springfield Reunion Goes and Says Goodbye
If you’ve been trying to figure out how Neil Young‘s recent announcement that he’s working on a pair of new albums with Crazy Horse would fit in with his plans to tour with the reunited Buffalo Springfield, you can stop wondering: the Springfield reunion is on hold, again.
2012 Oscars – Elton John’s Party Draws Celebs, Raises Millions
We tend to think of awards shows as excuses for famous people to get together in their finest duds and pat themselves on the back — and the same goes for the countless pre- and post-parties that go along with them. But while that may be true most of the time, Elton John‘s Oscar party is different — to the tune of more than $225 million raised for HIV/AIDS research over the last couple of decades.
George Harrison’s Guitars Get Their Own iPad App
If you don’t own an iPad, here’s some news that might make you gently weep: A new app gives users the opportunity to explore George Harrison‘s extensive guitar collection, complete with audio clips, video, and 360-degree views of the instruments.
Paul McCartney Says ‘No Streaming for You’
The next time you feel like listening to ‘Spies Like Us,’ ‘Silly Love Songs,’ or ‘Biker Like an Icon,’ you won’t be able to turn to your favorite streaming service. Thanks to a removal order recently issued by the Universal and Concord Music Groups, all Wings and Paul McCartney solo albums have been pulled from the digital shelves of Spotify, MOG, Rdio, and anybody else who charges a monthly fee f
Fleetwood Mac / Beach Boys Love Affair Story Headed to the Big Screen
For Beach Boys fans, the story of drummer Dennis Wilson has long been one of rock’s most tragic tales, but to the larger record-buying public, his tumultuous life and untimely death has remained largely unknown. That looks set to change next year with ‘The Drummer,’ a biopic starring Aaron Eckhart as Wilson and Vera Farmiga as his onetime paramour (and former Fleetwood Mac keyboardist) Christine M
George Harrison’s Lost ‘Here Comes the Sun’ Solo Found
More than four decades after the sessions for the album, a previously unheard George Harrison guitar solo for the Beatles‘ ‘Abbey Road’ classic ‘Here Comes the Sun’ has been discovered — and not only can you hear it, you can see video of the track being heard for the first time by George’s son Dhani, producer George Martin’s son Giles, and George Martin himself, who admits he’d forgotten the solo even existed.
New Van Halen Songs To Debut on Tonight’s ‘CSI’
The last time Van Halen released a studio album with David Lee Roth, it would have seemed awfully strange, to say the least, for a major band to promote its new music by debuting tracks on a TV drama. But times have changed, and as part of the rollout plan for their new album ‘A Different Kind of Truth,’ VH is including clips from two new songs in this week’s episode of ‘CSI,‘ which airs tonight (Jan. 25) on CBS.