Music News - Oldies


bonjovi-062816.jpg Bon Jovi tops the list of the 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, which also includes Dire Straits, The Moody Blues, The Cars, Nina Simone and gospel singer Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

alicecooper-061316.jpg Alice Cooper was joined by an all-star cast of guests during his annual Christmas Pudding show to benefit his Solid Rock Teen Center in Phoenix, Arizona. The legend was joined by Rob Halford, Ace Frehley, Slash and the band Filter for the show, which took place at the Celebrity Theatre.

img5-050815.jpg Tina Turner has revealed that she is working on a sequel to her memoir. The new volume will be titled Tina Turner: My Love Story and will come out in October of 2018. It follows her original memoir I, Tina and she says it brings further insight into her rich story. "My real story, in its entirety, has never been told. I wanted to talk candidly about the past . . ."

PaulMcCartney-070916.jpg Paul McCartney made a triumphant return to Sydney, Australia earlier this week. The Beatles legend hit the crowd with a lengthy set of the band's classic tracks along with songs from Wings, Macca's solo career, and plenty of his signature anecdotes. The show was attended by many of Australia's top celebrities including The Today Show host David Campbell.

NeilYoung-110917.jpg Neil Young's vast train collection has sold for nearly $300,000 at a charity auction. Proceeds from the event went to benefit Young's Bridge School facility, and other items included in the auction were some of his guitars and pieces of memorabilia.

beachboys-062816.jpg A new collection from the Beach Boys includes rare tracks from the iconic band. The sets, titled 1967—Sunshine Tomorrow 2: Studio Sessions and Live Sunshine - 1967, were released earlier this week via UMe and feature over 130 songs in total, many of which are previously unreleased.

journey-the-band-101916.jpg Neal Schon has dropped his new Ave Maria EP. The Journey guitarist calls the release his first-ever holiday release and it features an interpretation of the Franz Schubert composition along with several re-worked Journey classics. The release comes at a controversial time for the band, who have publicly bashed each other over politics and personal issues.

alicecooper-061316.jpg Alice Cooper has joined the cast of NBC's upcoming Jesus Christ Superstar Live! event. The broadcast will take place on Easter Sunday and the shock rock legend has been cast in the roll of King Herod.

steven-tyler-060916.jpg Steven Tyler has opened a new shelter for abused women and girls near Atlanta, Georgia. The facility, called Janie's House, is in association with Tyler's Janie's Fund, which takes its name from the classic Aerosmith track "Janie's Got a Gun."

johnycash-081716.jpg The Johnny Cash Museum has announced plans for a fashion exhibit. The museum, located in Nashville, will open the new exhibit called "The Man in Black: The Style of Johnny Cash, Curated by Manuel" on February 26th, 2018.

EWF-120617.jpg Earth, Wind and Fire have confirmed plans for a Las Vegas residency next year. The group will appear at the Venetian Theatre in Sin City starting on May 2, 2018. They broke the news in an official press release which provided more details.

clapton-070916.jpg Through all of the ups and downs of his life, which are chronicled in the new Showtime documentary Eric Clapton: Life In 12 Bars, Eric Clapton says that music was able to bring him out of the dark.

eaglesBestofmyLove-081016.jpg The Eagles have extended their previously announced 2018 tour. The run is set to kick off on March 12 in Indianapolis and will now run through July 28 when they'll wrap in Philadelphia. The run will include the band's newest members Vince Gill and the late Glenn Frey's son Deacon Frey.

joeperry-111617.jpg Joe Perry has offered up a new single titled "Aye, Aye, Aye." It is pulled from his most recent solo effort Sweetzerland Manifesto, which is set for release on January 19. The track finds Perry connecting with Robin Zander of Cheap Trick. Speaking of the album, Perry says he's thrilled to bring the music to his fans.

beatles69-063016.jpg A rare promo 7" vinyl of the Beatles classic "Love Me Do" has sold for a record-high amount of cash on the website Discogs. The rare short-player sold for $14,757.00 on the site, edging out the previous top seller—Prince's lost Black Album.

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