The long-gestating Janis Joplin biopic project finally appears to be ready to move forward, with Amy Adams set to portray the influential blues-rock singer. Deadline reports that Dallas Buyers Club and Wild director Jean-Marc Vallee has agreed to take the helm of the movie, which has a working title of Get It While You Can […]
Back in September, a box set titled The Apple Years 1968-75 featuring remastered versions of George Harrison’s first six solo albums was issued on CD and as a standard digital download. Now, a high-definition digital version of the compilation is set to be released this Monday, November 24. The revamped collection has been mastered in […]
It’s been more than six years since Def Leppard released its last studio album, 2008’s Songs from the Sparkle Lounge, but frontman Joe Elliott says the band is well on its way to finishing a new record. Speaking at the recent Classic Rock Roll of Honour ceremony, Elliott revealed that the veteran British group is […]
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The parents of Sarah Jones, the camera assistant who was killed during the filming of the Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider this past February, have reached a settlement with some of the parties they filed a wrongful death lawsuit against following the tragic accident. Deadline reports that a lawyer for the Jones family announced on […]
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Bruce Springsteen has launched a new website, Live.BruceSpringsteen.net, that offers authorized digital downloads and CDs of the Boss’ concert performances. Among the shows that currently are available are a March 12, 2012, concert with The E Street Band at New York City’s famed Apollo Theater and all 30 dates from Bruce and company’s 2014 High […]
NEW YORK (AP) – The way Kansas guitarist Kerry Livgren describes it, “Dust in the Wind” was just a guitar exercise to work his fingers. It became their biggest hit. That’s one of the stories the band relates in the new documentary, “Kansas: Miracles Out Of Nowhere.” They also discuss recording in a studio next […]
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It’s been a while, but Pink Floyd is back on top. The band achieved their first number-one album in the U.K. in 19 years with The Endless River. Over 139,000 copies were sold last week, making it the third-fastest-selling artist album of the year, behind Coldplay’s Ghost Stories and Ed Sheeran’s X. The album is […]
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A spokeswoman for Mick Jagger says it was upsetting that private information was made public in court last week. Spokeswoman Fran Curtis says the Rolling Stones have settled a legal battle with insurance underwriters who wanted to investigate the mental health of Jagger’s girlfriend, L’Wren (luh-REN’) Scott. Her suicide in […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – The AC/DC song “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap” has seen a sales bump since drummer Phil Rudd has been accused of seeking to have dirty deeds done for him. Billboard reports digital downloads of that song are up 20 percent in the week after news broke that Rudd is charged with […]