Paul McCartney has shared 3D footage of his historic concert at San Fran's Candlestick Park, which took place over the summer. Jaunt VR has developed an app that will put viewers in the audience of the August show. The footage sees Macca and his band playing the classic hit "Live and Let Die," and was filmed with 360-degree, stereoscopic 3-D cameras and 3-D sound-field microphone.
Megadeth is teaming up with Backstage Auctions to unload years worth of touring equipment and memorabilia. The auction includes flight and wardrobe cases, amps, cabinets, gear, guitars, picks and strings, apparel, set lists, lyrics, tour programs, autographed items and a pair of tour-used Vic Rattlehead combat boots.
Chrisette Michele has unveiled the cover and track list for her upcoming studio album, The Lyricists Opus. The new LP follows 2013's Better, and is the first on her indie label, Rich Hipster. The cover art features a close up of Chrisette, sporting a new set of lengthy braids. The R&B artist has also released a snippet of the first single, "Together."
After 50 hours of sitting stuck on their tour bus in the snow, Interpol is free. The band got stuck on the thruway in Buffalo, the city which was recently hit with several feet of snow on Tuesday, November 18. The band was on their way to Toronto to play a show, which was later canceled. "Finally just started making a move. 50+ hours later. Hoping for some luck today," the band wrote.
Jimmy Ruffin, the soul singer most well known for his hit "What Becomes Brokenhearted," died in Las Vegas on Monday, November 17. He was 78. His kids, Philicia and Jimmy Lee confirmed his passing but did not give the cause. "Jimmy Ruffin was a phenomenal singer," said Motown founder Berry Gordy in a statement. He called "Brokenhearted" "one of the greatest songs put out."
Imagine Dragons gave a surprise performance at the Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, recorded for the Crackle series, Playing It Forward. The internet video streaming service is currently airing the concert. The band played three tunes, their new single "Bet My Life," along with the hits "Radioactive" and "It's Time."
Jessie J stopped by the set of The View to chat with the hosts on the couch and give a performance of her latest single "Burnin' Up." During the interview portion, Whoopi Goldberg brought up Taylor Swift's controversial decision to remove her music from Spotify. Jess said artists got to do what they got to do. "It's so hard to not contradict yourself as an artist."
Vince Gill and Lyle Lovett have teamed up for a four date tour beginning January 27 in Glenside, Pennsylvania. During the Songs and Stories run, the pair will play solo sets, share stories, and hook up for a few duets. Further dates include January 28 at Englewood, New Jersey's Bergen Performing Arts Center and January 30 at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center.
The Library of Congress has honored Billy Joel with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song lifetime achievement honor. The LoC celebrated with a Washington, DC concert attended by Democratic and Republican lawmakers. Performances came from Tony Bennett, Gavin DeGraw, LeAnn Rimes, John Mellencamp, Natalie Maines, Boyz II Men and more.
Rihanna was spotted at the MAC AIDS Fund premiere of Andrew Jenks's new documentary, It's Not Over, earlier this week. Riri dressed more conservatively than usual, stepping out in a pink gingham skirt and jacket. It's Not Over follows the lives of three young people living with HIV/AIDS. It's available for streaming now via Netflix. The film was made possible by the MAC.
Chris Brown has announced an upcoming tour with August Alsina, scheduled to begin before his upcoming Between the Sheets trek with Trey Songz. "#TeamBreezy Before the #BTSTour catch me with my brother @AugustAlsina in the following select cities," Brown wrote on Twitter. Breezy and August will hit three cities, beginning December 19.
Beyoncé has released a snippet of "7/11," her latest single, set to debut in full on Tuesday, November 25. The cut, produced by Ariel Rechtshaid, features on the Platinum Edition box set of Bey's latest self-titled LP. The bass bangs on the 30-second clip as Queen B commands, "Smack that, clap that / like you don't care."
U2 have announced that they'll release Films of Innocence, featuring 11 music videos to go along with the 11 songs featured on their latest album, Songs of Innocence. "Taking the political murals of Northern Ireland as a reference point, U2 pioneered the project to celebrate the unique democratic power of urban art.
LeAnn Rimes and Trisha Yearwood will perform on NBC's upcoming Christmas in Rockefeller Center special. The special will also see the unveiling and lighting of an 85-foot tall Norway spruce from Hemlock Township, Pennsylvania. According to NBC, the tree is about 90 years old and weighs around 13 tons.
Kenny Chesney has released "Christmas in Blue Chair Bay," an acoustic holiday single. It's his first x-mas tune since 2003's All I Want For Christmas Is A Real Good Tan. "My family really loves Christmas-and I was in the mood, especially with the time I've been spending in Barbados with my rum, to try and distill how slow and sweet the holidays in the islands are..."