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bruce-springsteen-070916.jpg Bruce Springsteen performed in Perth, Australia on January 22 where he expressed solidarity with the Women's March movement. The Boss said, "We stand with you. We are the new American resistance."

img2-030915.jpg Pat Benetar has released a new song, "Shine," that shows her support and solidarity with the Women's March on Washington. The song was co-written by Linda Perry. It is also the first new song that Benetar has released in over 10 years.

pinkfloyd-062916.jpg Roger Waters has unveiled a new live video for "Pigs." The video is taken from his incendiary Mexico City performance in which he slammed Donald Trump. The video was released on inauguration day. Rogers added a note stating, "The resistance begins today."

HeartBand-062113.jpg Heart's Nancy Wilson has revealed a new project titled Roadcase Royale with members of Prince's former backing band. Speaking with rollingstone.com, Wilson described the band as "muscular rock with some R&B/Blues and in depth ballads thrown in."

kissband-061416.jpg Gene Simmons has reportedly signed on to give five solo performances at upcoming Comic Con events across the country. The events are slated to take place in Cleveland (March 18-19), St. Louis (April 8-9), Philadelphia (June 2-3), Chicago (August 26-27) and Austin (November 17-18).

Fleetwood-061016.jpg Stevie Nicks has sounded off against the various music streaming services and says that they have contributed to her reluctance to record new music. Speaking with the London Evening Standard, the rock icon says there is little motivation for artists to create new work in a market place where consumers are unwilling to pay.

steven-tyler-060916.jpg Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler reportedly performed at the post-wedding party of NASCAR star driver Kurt Busch and his new bride, model Ashley Van Metre.

bobweir-073013.jpg Amazon has acquired the rights to the Grateful Dead documentary Long Strange Trip from director Amir Bar-Lev and executive producer Martin Scorsese. Long Strange Trip will feature candid interviews with the band, road crew, family members and notable Deadheads.

JohnMellencamp-100509.jpg John Mellencamp has released a new video for his new track, "Easy Target." The video's release occurred on the eve of Donald Trump's inauguration. The song focuses on the Black Lives Matter movement as well as gun violence in America.

ringo-starr-061016.jpg Ringo Starr has released his new track "Now The Time Has Come" as a free download. The track initially appeared in September as part of the International Day of Peace celebration and this marks the first official release for the track. The track urges a message of hope and reconciliation and comes just days before hundreds of thousands across the country will march in protest of Trump.

Yes-Owner-of-a-lonely-heart-090816.jpg Rick Wakeman has recently revealed that he once contributed to a David Bowie track as a pianist. The Yes rocker made the revelation that he was, in fact, the pianist on the track "Oh! You Pretty Things," which appeared on Bowie's legendary album Hunky Dory.

bruce-springsteen-070916.jpg Bruce Springsteen offered up a special tribute performance for outgoing President Barack Obama. The unannounced gig took place at the White House on January 12 and The Boss offered up a solo, all-acoustic performance conceived specifically as a treat to Obama's staff.

PaulMcCartney-070916.jpg Paul McCartney is suing Sony/ATV in an effort to reclaim the copyright on the Beatles' catalog of music. Sony/ATV purchased the rights to the music last year. "Paul McCartney has today filed a lawsuit in federal court in New York against Sony/ATV to confirm his ownership in his U.S. reversionary copyrights - which are granted to him by U.S. copyright law . . ."

BobSeger-083115.jpg Bob Seger has paid tribute to late Eagles star Glenn Frey in a new song. The new track is a free download via Seger's official website and has been released to correspond with the one year anniversary of Frey's passing.

JacksonBrowne-011817.jpg Jackson Browne has revealed that he will hit the stage for a performance at the upcoming Anti-Inaugural Ball event. The event has been planned in protest of President Elect Donald Trump's Inauguration and will take place on January 20 at the Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles. Audioslave has also signed on for a reunion performance.

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