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David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” To Be Re-Released For 50th Anniversary

The 50th anniversary of David Bowie’s 1969 single, “Space Oddity” will be honored with a new release of the legendary song. The package will present a special double 7″ single of “Space Oddity” featuring brand new mixes by Tony Visconti. The single itself has been cut from the original analog single master tape, while the jacket housing the 2019 mixes by Tony Visconti is a new design featuring an alternative Ray Stevenson shot from the “Save Rave ’69” concert to that on the poster. You can take a look at it: here.. ...Read Full Story

Former Pink Floyd Guitarist David Gilmour To Launch Podcast

Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour will auction off more than 120 guitars from his personal collection at Christie’s in New York on June 20, and the guitarist will preview the event with a three-part podcast series. Each episode of the podcast will focus on a different one of the instruments from the collection while looking at the iconic Pink Floyd music that was recorded on each.. ...Read Full Story

The Rolling Stones Working On New Album

The Rolling Stones are back in the studio working on their new album. The band – consisting of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts – are working on their first record of new material since 2005’s ‘A Bigger Bang.’  A spokesperson for the band said: “the album is moving ahead but no release date as yet.” . ...Read Full Story

Courtney Love, Frances Bean Cobain, And Dave Grohl All Called In To Testify in Legal Battle Regarding Kurt Cobain Case

Courtney Love, Frances Bean Cobain, and Nirvana members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic are being called to court in the legal battle with Marc Jacobs over Kurt Cobain’s iconic Nirvana logo. According to court documents, “Marc Jacobs is planning on calling all four of them as witnesses in the case.”  Legal documents also reveal Nirvana L.L.C. believes the damages by Jacobs “total in excess of $1 million.”. ...Read Full Story

Ratt To Tour North America Through Fall 2019

A new lineup of the classic rock band Ratt confirmed a 17-date North American tour which kicked off over the weekend, running until October. The first show took place at the Domination Festival in Mexico City, Mexico on May 4 and will wrap up at the Fronterizo Festival III in Tijuana, Mexico. In between are 14 concerts in the U.S. and another in Canada.. ...Read Full Story

Alice In Chains Streaming Black Antenna Series Episode 6

Alice In Chains are streaming a newly-released episode in their ongoing science-fiction series “Black Antenna.” Entitled “Deaf Ears Blind Eyes.” The 6th installment follows the footage of the fifth of ten episodic segments that will combine to create a 90-minute movie with each element set to a different song from the band’s latest album, “Rainier Fog.”. ...Read Full Story

Rolling Stones to Release ‘Rock and Roll Circus’ Box Set

The Rolling Stones will release a new box set on June 7, devoted to their Rock and Roll Circus special that was filmed for the BBC in 1968, but remained unreleased until 1996.  The show contained performances by the Stones, the Who, Jethro Tull, Marianne Faithfull, Taj Mahal, Yoko Ono and a one-off supergroup of John Lennon, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton and Mitch Mitchell called the Dirty Mac.. ...Read Full Story

Eric Clapton Announces U.S. Tour Dates

Just ahead of his fifth annual Crossroads Guitar Festival this fall, Eric Clapton has announced that he will be playing a handful of U.S. shows in September.  Clapton will be playing the limited shows in San Francisco, Las Vegas, and Phoenix, backed by Doyle Bramhall II, Paul Carrack, Nathan East, Steve Gadd, and Chris Stainton.. ...Read Full Story