Cleopatra RecordsJethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson has lent his flute talents to a new version of the 1971 Badfinger hit “Day After Day,” which also features guitar by veteran English rocker Terry Reid and accompaniment from the U.K.’s Manchester String Quartet. The new version of the song, which is availableRead More →

Sony LegacyAlan Parker, acclaimed British filmmaker whose many credits include the 1982 movie adaptation of Pink Floyd‘s concept album The Wall, died Friday after a lengthy illness, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 76. A versatile filmmaker, Parker was known for moving fluidly through various genres — from theRead More →

Tim Whitby/Getty ImagesIn a wide-ranging, Hollywood Reporter oral history about the making of the groundbreaking 2000 movie X-Men — complete with backstage drama, lawsuits, and sexual abuse allegations against director Bryan Singer — was buried an interesting nugget: Michael Jackson tried to get himself to play Professor Xavier in the film.  The role of the powerful mutant eventually wentRead More →

Sony Music EntertainmentAs part of her ongoing series of Friday releases commemorating the 30th anniversary of her debut album, Mariah Carey has dropped a bunch of nostalgic content featuring three hits from her second album: “Emotions,” “Make It Happen” and “Can’t Let Go”. First, there are new Emotions and MakeRead More →

Geffen/UMe Guns N’ Roses‘ Greatest Hits compilation will be available on vinyl for the first time on September 25, and is available for pre-order now. Originally released in 2004, the collection includes songs from GN’R’s massive 1987 debut Appetite for Destruction through their 1993 covers album “The Spaghetti Incident?”, plusRead More →

Es ParanzaEarlier this week, Robert Plant announced plans to issue a new career-spanning solo compilation titled Digging Deep: Subterranea on October 2, which features three previously unreleased tracks. Now, the Led Zeppelin singer has debuted one of the three songs, “Charlie Patton Highway (Turn It Up, Part 1),” as anRead More →

UMeJust in time for the Showtime premiere of their self-titled documentary tonight, The Go-Go’s have released their first new song in almost 20 years, “Club Zero,” which is available now as a digital single and via streaming services. You also can check out the pop-punk gem at the band’s officialRead More →

ABC/Eric McCandlessElton John‘s classic concert series, which he’s been hosting on his YouTube channel for the past few weeks, is wrapping up later in the day on Friday with a show that Elton calls “one of the most memorable concerts of my career.” This classic concert video is a combinationRead More →

Blue Élan RecordsFounding Yes frontman Jon Anderson‘s latest solo album, 1000 Hands, gets its official label release today. To celebrate the star-studded record’s arrival, Anderson will host an exclusive livestreaming event this Sunday, August 2, at his official Facebook page and at Blue Élan Records’ YouTube channel. The event, whichRead More →

The Go-Go’s in 1981; Credit: Paul NatkinThe Go-Go’s, the new documentary about the famous all-female rock group of the same name, gets its television premiere tonight on Showtime at 9 p.m. ET. In conjunction with the film’s TV debut, the first new Go-Go’s song in almost 20 years, “Club Zero,”Read More →