The Led Zeppelin reissue campaign will continue this fall, when the band releases remastered and expanded versions of their fourth and fifth studio albums, 1971′s Led Zeppelin IV and 1973′s Houses of the Holy. The deluxe sets, which will hit stores on October 28, will include bonus discs featuring previously unreleased mixes and studio outtakes. As with the first installment of […]
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Stevie Nicks hinted earlier this year that she might release some older songs that had never seen the light of day. Now, she’s making good on that tease: her new album 24 Karat Gold — Songs from the Vault is due October 7. According to Stevie, the album features mostly songs written between 1969 and 1987, with two that […]
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Aerosmith is scheduled to be out on tour with Slash through a September 12 show in Nova Scotia, Canada, but guitarist Joe Perry says fans will have quite a bit to look forward to after he and his band mates wrap up their 2014 itinerary. As previously reported, Perry will be releasing his autobiography, Rocks: My Life in and out […]
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Jon Bon Jovi is about to get an award named for an opera star that in the past has gone to James Earl Jones, Maya Angelou and Elizabeth Taylor. He will get the Marian Anderson Award – an award given to artists who have had a positive affect on society. Organizers say […]
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Black Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne has released 10 solo albums so far. If you don’t already have them all, on October 7, his best-known solo material will be available in a variety of packages, all dubbed Memoirs of a Madman. There are three audio-only editions of the compilation: a single CD, a double-vinyl set and a limited-edition double-vinyl picture […]
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LOS ANGELES (AP) – Bassist Dusty Hill of ZZ Top will have surgery this week to remove two kidney stones. A doctor discovered the stones during a routine physical examination. As a result, the start of ZZ Top’s summer tour with Jeff Beck will be delayed. The tour was supposed to begin Friday in Morton, […]
A pine tree that was planted in Los Angeles’ Griffith Park in 2002 in memory of late Beatles guitarist George Harrison has met an ironic fate. L.A. Councilman Tom LaBonge revealed recently to the Los Angeles Times‘ “Pop & Hiss” music blog that the tree has died after being infested with, yes, beetles. The tree, which was only a […]
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