Music News - Oldies


kissband-061416.jpg If you were hoping for a reunion of the original members of KISS anytime soon, you're out of luck says Paul Stanley. "No," Stanley told Billboard when asked about a potential reunion. "And that's not coming from any place of animosity. I sang on Ace's [Frehley] most recent album and did a video with him."

Blondie1977-100316.jpg Blondie has revealed plans for a headlining performance at London's Roundhouse. The performance will come in support of their forthcoming new release Pollinator, which is due out on May 5. In addition to the gig announcement, the band also released a new single off of their upcoming album, titled "My Monster." The new single features guitarist Johnny Marr.

PaulMcCartney-070916.jpg Paul McCartney has reportedly hit the studio with Ringo Starr. The legendary drummer shared a photo of the pair in the studio together where they were also reportedly joined by Eagles legend Joe Walsh.

MoodyBlues-082416.jpg The Moody Blues have announced a new greatest hits tour, the 'Days of Future Passed 50th Anniversary' tour, which will see the band performing their new Days of Future Passed album in full after a slate of their most beloved songs.

HumanStyx-072116.jpg Styx, REO Speedwagon and Eagles guitarist Don Felder will join forces for a summer tour dubbed "United We Rock." "I called up [Styx's] Tommy Shaw last summer and we were both thinking the same thing: Let's get the boys together, make some music, and have some fun," REO frontman Kevin Cronin said in a news release.

JohnMellencamp-100509.jpg John Mellencamp has revealed plans for a new album and a supporting tour later this year. The new release, titled Sad Clowns & Hillbillies is set for release on April 21 and John confirmed news of the release and tour in an official press release.

kansas-062316.jpg In a recent interview with The Rock Brigade podcast, Kansas frontman, Ronnie Platt explained why he was hesitant to join the group. Platt tells the story of a VH1 Behind the Music episode featuring Styx. On the episode Styx's second frontman, Lawrence Gowan spoke of the difficulties of filling a legend's shoes.

PaulMcCartney-070916.jpg Paul McCartney has reportedly teamed up with Kanye West, Dirty Projectors and Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig on a new song recorded by Dirty Projectors' Dave Longstreth.

johnycash-081716.jpg The headliners have been confirmed for this year's annual Johnny Cash Heritage Festival. The event is scheduled to kick off on Oct. 19 and run through Oct. 21 and will be held in a field near the country legend's home town of Dyess, Arkansas.

JoanBaez-020617.jpg Joan Baez will head out on the 'Four Voices' tour, which will see the legendary singer team up with Mary Chapin Carpenter and the Indigo Girls' Amy Ray and Emily Saliers to form the supergroup Four Voices.

david-bowie-060816.jpg A new documentary about David Bowie is reportedly in the works via HBO. The doc, titled The Last Five Years, follows the legendary musician during the creation of his final two albums The Next Day and Blackstar.

pinkfloyd-062916.jpg Roger Waters has announced that the title of his upcoming new solo album will be Is This The Life We Really Want?. The album will mark his first solo release in 25 years.

Fleetwood-061016.jpg Fleetwood Mac has offered up an alternative version of their track "Seven Wonders." The track has been revealed as part of the band's 30th anniversary celebration of their classic release Tango in the Night and features Stevie Nicks' vocals front and center. A new anniversary edition of the release is due out via Warner Brothers on March 10.

pinkfloyd-062916.jpg Pink Floyd have confirmed plans to release individual albums from their collection Early Years: 1965-1972 as specific releases. The package was initially set to serve as a massive box set but some fans balked at the hefty price tag associated with the entire purchase.

Stevewinwood-021517.jpg Steve Winwood has signed to appear at this year's edition of Jazz at the Bowl in Los Angeles. The multi-day event finds Winwood taking the stage on September 13 and he joins an impressive lineup including Herbie Hancock.

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