Credit: Germaine ValentineHilton Valentine, founding guitarist of the legendary British Invasion group The Animals, died Friday morning at the age of 77. Valentine’s passing was revealed by his wife, Germaine, and announced in a message issued by the ABKCO Records label. Hilton was responsible for arguably one of the mostRead More →

Jason Powell/Courtesy of StyxStyx is bringing back its “Styx Fix Live” series of special streaming concert events for 2021, and kicking things off this Saturday, January 30, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT at the band’s official YouTube channel. The presentation will feature audio of a June 2018 show thatRead More →

Home Free RecordsDon McLean has teamed up with the country vocal group Home Free to record an a cappella version of his legendary 1971 anthem “American Pie” that got its release today as a digital single and via streaming services. The harmony-rich rendition of “American Pie” is being released inRead More →

Bauer-Griffin/GC ImagesRod Stewart and his son have reached a deal in connection with an incident that took place in Palm Beach, Florida on December 31, 2019. The Sun-Sentinel reports that Rod and his 40-year-old son Sean will avoid a trial over an altercation in which Rod was accused of punchingRead More →

Courtesy of Paul Stanley’s Soul StationKISS frontman Paul Stanley and his Soul Station side project have premiered an official music video for their cover of the 1970 Five Stairsteps classic “O-O-H Child.” The track, which was released earlier this month as a digital single, also will appear on Now andRead More →

Amy Sussman/FilmMagicMariah Carey’s #MC30 goodies keep on coming. This Friday, as part of the ongoing 30th anniversary celebrations for her debut album, Mariah has released a series of remix EPs from 2005’s The Emancipation of Mimi. Her gift to fans also includes HD versions of all her music videos fromRead More →

Don Arnold/WireImageSending out early Happy Birthday wishes to Phil Collins, who turns 70 Saturday, January 30. Collins, of course, is known as the drummer and lead singer of Genesis, as well as a hugely successful solo artist. After enjoying early success as a child actor, Phil turned his attention toRead More →

Parlophone RecordsDetails have been unveiled about the upcoming fourth installment of the recently announced series of six David Bowie live albums recorded during the 1990s that are being released in a limited-edition box set titled Brilliant Live Adventures (1995-1999). The new installment of the series is titled Look at theRead More →

BMGHere’s a reminder that a new one-man show called The Moneygoround, co-written by Kinks frontman Ray Davies, premieres today as a one-off livestream presentation at the band’s YouTube channel at 3 p.m. ET. As previously reported, The Moneygoround was created in conjunction with the recent release of the 50th anniversaryRead More →

UMe Peter Frampton recently revealed to ABC Audio that he had multiple album projects in the works, including “an instrumental covers record” that he made with his current backing band.  Now the guitar great has unveiled plans for that release. The album, titled Frampton Forgets the Words, is due outRead More →