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Linkin Park Announce Live Album ‘One More Light Live’

Linkin Park have announced a new live album titled One More Light Live, a document of their final tour with Chester Bennington. “We dedicate this live album to our brother Chester who poured his heart and soul into One More Light,” the band said in a statement on the Linkin Park website.  The 16-track live album collects performances from Linkin Park’s summer 2017 shows in support of their then-new album One More Light, which marked the band’s last shows prior to the singer’s July 20th death. . ...Read Full Story

Foo Fighters’ Cal Jam Fest to Return in 2018

After successfully reviving the long-forgotten California Jam festival in October, Foo Fighters announced Monday that “Cal Jam” will return in 2018.  The festival will be back at San Bernardino, California’s Glen Helen Regional Park & Festival Grounds on October 5th and 6th, 2018, organizers announced. Foo Fighters will once again serve as headliners with additional acts to be announced.. ...Read Full Story

Jeff Lynne’s ELO Announce North America Tour

Jeff Lynne and his Electric Light Orchestra have announced a summer 2018 North American arena tour, the band’s first U.S. trek in over 35 years. ELO’s first U.S. tour since 1981 kicks off August 2nd at Oakland, California’s Oracle Arena and spreads 10 shows over three weeks before concluding August 24th at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center.  Tickets for ELO’s tour go on sale November 17th at Ticketmaster. . ...Read Full Story

New Book On AC/DC’s Bon Scott Delves Into The Mystery Of His Life And Death

It’s been almost four decades since original AC/DC frontman Bon Scott passed away. He made six albums with the Australian hard rockers, but just as the band was set to make their international breakthrough, Scott died in London in 1980. Now a new book “Bon: The Last Highway” delves into the final years of his life, and the mystery surrounding his death.  . ...Read Full Story

ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons Joins Guns N’ Roses at Houston Show

On Saturday November 11, ZZ Top frontman Billy Gibbons sat in with Guns N’ Roses during their Not in This Lifetime tour stop at the Toyota Center in Houston. They played “Patience,” the same song that Pink performed with GN’R at Madison Square Garden last month. It wasn’t the first time Gibbons played with the band. In 2013, he joined them in Brisbane, Australia for a cover of Bob Dylan’s “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door.”. ...Read Full Story

Neil Young’s Collaboration With Rapper Scheduled for Release

It’s been revealed that the collaboration between rapper DRAM and Neil Young is about to drop shortly. The song, titled “Campfire,” will be part of the soundtrack to Will Smith’s forthcoming Netflix film, Bright.  Young has also lined up a Dec. 1 release for The Visitor, a new full-length album that sees him reuniting with Promise of the Real. Young has already released “Already Great,” the first single and lead-off track from the new set.. ...Read Full Story

Tom Waits, Chrissie Hynde, Alice Cooper, And More On 2018 Songwriters Hall Of Fame Ballot

The nominees for induction into the 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame have been announced. Nominees include Alice Cooper, Tom Waits, Pretenders’ founder Chrissie Hynde, The Isley Brothers and John Mellencamp. Songwriters become eligible for induction after writing hit songs for at least 20 years. Eligible members of the Songwriters Hall of Fame can vote for three non-performing songwriters and three performing songwriters. The deadline for voting is Dec. 17.. ...Read Full Story

Robert Plant To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award Honor

Robert Plant will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the UK Americana Music Association as part of their 2018 awards event in London on February 1. Set to take place at the Hackney Empire in East London, the third UK Americana Awards show will recognize the achievements of British and International members of the Americana music community in a variety of categories.. ...Read Full Story