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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