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Foo Fighters Are Number One….Again!

Foo Fighter’s latest ‘Concrete And Gold’ has been named the number one album on the Billboard 200 chart with 127,000 album units sold last week. This is the Foo Fighters’ first album to hit number one since their 2011 Wasting Light, though they’ve had a total of eight albums in the top ten.. ...Read Full Story

Cheap Trick To Release New Holiday Album

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick have announced their new holiday album, “Christmas Christmas” will be released on October 20 on Big Machine Records.  This will mark the rock band’s first holiday themed album, and it is the follow-up to their 18th studio album We’re All Alright, that was released this past June.. ...Read Full Story

Pete Townshend of The Who Announces Marriage

In a message from his Facebook page, Pete Townshend revealed he had been married last December to to longtime partner Rachel Fuller, and also announced his plans to take a yearlong sabbatical. After The Who complete touring later this year, it will be awhile before Townshend reveals plans for the future. . ...Read Full Story

25 Years After His Death, Frank Zappa To Tour Again

Using hologram technology, Frank Zappa will be reanimated for future live performances, this coming 25 years after his death.  Members of the Zappa Family Trust have said plans are in the works to stage Joe’s Garage: The Musical with Zappa’s hologram.  Zappa’s son Ahmet Zappa also confirmed he involvement of artists Adrian Belew, Steve Vai, Mike Keneally, Vinnie Colaiuta and Warren Cuccurullo, among others.. ...Read Full Story

Nylon Magazine’s Final Print Issue to Feature Artist St. Vincent

Annie Clark, who is better known by her stage name St. Vincent, is on its cover of Nylon’s final print issue.   St. Vincent was interviewed about her fifth solo album, MASSEDUCTION, which will be released on October 13. St. Vincent tells the magazine that her latest release was ’80s-inspired, and despite a Grammy win in 2014 for best alternative album under her belt, it is her best work to date. . ...Read Full Story

Leonard Cohen Tribute to Feature Elvis Costello, Lana Del Rey, Sting and More

On November 7, 2016,  artists such as Lana Del Rey, Elvis Costello, and Sting, in addition to k.d. lang, Damien Rice, Patrick Watson and Cohen’s son Adam Cohen will be performing at Montreal’s Bell Center for the Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute to Leonard Cohen. Mr. Cohen died November 7th, 2016 in Los Angeles.  Organizers are expected to announce additional artists to join the tribute in the near future.. ...Read Full Story

Linkin Park Announce Celebration to Honor Chester Bennington

On Friday, Oct. 27 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, Linkin Park will be holding a public celebration to honor their late lead singer Chester Bennington, who took his own life on July 20th.  This event will raise money for Music for Relief’s One More Light Fund in memory of Bennington.  In addition, Linkin Park will be releasing a video for “One More Light,” the title track off the band’s latest album.. ...Read Full Story