A number of musicians, including Joan Jett, Lita Ford and Cherie Currie, paid tribute to Kim Fowley following his death earlier this month. Fowley died on January 15 at the age of 75 after a long battle with bladder cancer. The funeral took place at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles.More »
When it comes to Bruce Springsteen’s future, no one knows for sure, not even E Street Band member Roy Bittan. “You know, there’s always some plans in the mix,” he told Rolling Stone. But until he says, ‘The album is done, let’s go,’ I don’t ever really know. It’s kind of been that way for 40 years.More »
Elton John will reportedly earn over $500,000 per show on his Million Dollar Piano residency at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. According to TMZ.com, the legendary musician has surpassed Britney Spears for Vegas’ top earner as he is getting 88 percent of the fees for every show. By comparison, Spears reportedly makes $475,000 per show on her Britney: Piece of Me residency.More »
John Lennon’s sketches are featured in a new book showcasing his artwork. The book, John Lennon: The Collected Artwork, includes text from writer Scott Gutterman. According to the publisher’s description, the book offers a captivating history of Lennon’s visionary art, from his early childhood to his untimely death in 1980.More »
KISS and Japanese pop group Momoiro Clover Z’s second collaborative song “Samurai Son” has reportedly surfaced on the web. The cut, written by Paul Stanley, follows the groups’ first collab “Yumeno Ukiyoni Saitemina.” “Samurai Son” is similar musically to “Yumeno Ukiyoni Saitemina” but features a totally different vocal track from Stanley.More »
The Grateful Dead will release a double disc comp, The Best of the Grateful Dead, on March 31. The 32 tracks on the compilation include highlights from each of the Dead’s studio albums, covering “the key waypoints on the band’s mystical musical journey.” The cuts, arranged chronologically, beginning with 1967’s “The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion).”More »
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Bob Dylan says that his upcoming Frank Sinatra covers record, Shadows In The Night, was motivated by his desire to make a covers album. Speaking with AARP, Dylan notes that he’s mostly left covers to others throughout his career. “All through the years, I’ve heard these songs being recorded by other people and I’ve always wanted to do that,” he said.More »