Music News - Classic Rock


ringo-starr-061016.jpg Ringo Starr has announced a contest that will give one lucky fan the opportunity to join the former Beatle and his friends for brunch on his upcoming 77th birthday. Fans can enter the contest by making a minimum $10 donation to the David Lynch Foundation through Omaze. The contest winner will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Los Angeles and will be put up in a four-star hotel.

Gregg-Allman-110510.jpg Gregg Allman has rejected rumors that he has entered hospice care. Word that he had entered a hospice facility spread earlier this week but he was quick to correct the report and affirm that he is home and expects to make a full recovery.

genesis-070916.jpg Genesis has dropped the hint that they may be planning a 50th anniversary reunion. The band has remained coy about any specific plans of the future, but guitarist Mike Rutherford recently spoke with the UK's Daily Mirror and didn't rule anything out.

donald-fagen-081712.jpg Steely Dan rocker Donald Fagan has revealed plans for a solo tour this year. The run kicks off with a two-night stand on August 3 and 4 in Port Chester, New York at the Capitol Theatre and will continue through September when he'll travel to Yokohama, Japan for the Yokohama Blue Note Jazz Fest.

lynyrd-062716.jpg Lynyrd Skynyrd has revealed that filming has begun on their new biopic. The film will be titled Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash and the cast will include Taylor Clift as Ronnie Van Zant, Samuel Kay Forrest as guitarist Steve Gaines and Rich Dally III as guitarist Allen Collins.

EltonJohn-061616.jpg Elton John has canceled a total of 8 concert dates, including his upcoming run of shows at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, in order to recover from a "harmful and unusual bacterial infection." The cancellations will affect the April and May dates of his "The Million Dollar Piano" shows, as well as his May 6 concert in Bakersfield, California.

nielyoung-061616.jpg While Neil Young's Pono Music has been offline since last summer, Young is starting over with a new streaming service called Xstream. For Xstream, he partnered with Singapore firm Orastream to create "an adaptive streaming service that changes with available bandwidth" for "complete high-resolution playback."

bruce-springsteen-070916.jpg Bruce Springsteen made a surprise appearance alongside longtime collaborator Steven Van Zandt over the weekend at the Asbury Park Music and Film Festival. The performance took place as a promotion for a film titled Just Before the Dawn, which tells the story of a former club in the city.

JohnFogerty-040811.jpg John Fogerty has joined Brad Paisley in his new video for the track "Love and War." It's the lead single and title track from the country star's new record, which dropped on April 21.

imge1-092116.jpg Iggy Pop recently opened up about his new collaboration with Jamie Saft's jazz trio. The rock icon sings three tracks on Loneliness Road.

kissband-061416.jpg Former KISS drummer Peter Criss says that he is set to retire because he is 71 and wants to do more with his life while he is still able to.

HumanStyx-072116.jpg Styx has revealed plans for their forthcoming new release The Mission. The album will mark the band's first new release in 14 years and follows 2003's Cyclorama. The release is a concept album detailing a space trip to Mars.

pinkfloyd-062916.jpg Roger Waters has offered up his newest single "Smell The Roses." The track is pulled from Waters' forthcoming new release Is This the Life We Really Want? which is due out on June 2. The new album marks his first offering of new music in 25 years.

aerosmith-062916.jpg Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer has revealed plans to sell his home near Austin, Texas. The property is located in Georgetown, just north of Austin, and is located at the Cimarron Hills Golf Course. The plush mansion sits on 2.7 acres and is currently listed at $2.3 million.

Zombies-041917.jpg The Zombies have shared their new lyric video for the track "Care of Cell 44." The song is pulled from their re-release of 1968's Odyssey and Oracle, which flopped at the time. Now the band has reunited to give the album the support and tour backing it never had previously.

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