Credit: Randall SlavinMatchbox Twenty‘s first foray into the world of NFTs — the new technology that allows people to own a unique piece of digital content — has worked out pretty well. The band’s first NFT offering, which included the rights to high-res digital images of the original lyric sheetsRead More →

Cleopatra RecordsA new collaborative single called “X Moves” featuring the unusual pairing of late hardcore rapper DMX with Yes guitarist Steve Howe, Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice and legendary Parliament-Funkadelic bassist Bootsy Collins has just been released as a digital download and via streaming services. The track features DMX’s profanity-packedRead More →

Credit: Ace BouchardJust a reminder that former Blue Oyster Cult drummer Albert Bouchard will play a special livestream concert this Saturday, April 10, that will feature, for the first time ever, a full performance of his 2020 solo album, Re Imaginos, which is a reworked version of his old band’sRead More →

Frontiers Music srlFormer Styx singer/keyboardist Dennis DeYoung has released the lead single from his upcoming farewell studio album, 26 East, Volume 2, a six-minute, prog-rock-flavored rock tune titled “The Isle of Misanthrope” that’s available now as a digital download and for streaming. Coinciding with the track’s release, DeYoung has debutedRead More →

Mike Pont/Getty ImagesOn Thursday night, Cheap Trick celebrated the release of their new studio album, In Another World, by performing on CBS’ The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.  Fans who watched the band’s rendition of the rocking “Boys & Girls & Rock N Roll” probably noticed that bassist Tom PeterssonRead More →

Courtesy of ConsequenceThe two-day virtual livestreamed music festival Protect Live Music! kicks off today, April 9, at 5 p.m. ET. REO Speedwagon frontman Kevin Cronin and Jerry Harrison of Talking Heads are among more than 90 artists who will perform during the benefit event, which is hosted by the websiteRead More →

BMG Cheap Trick‘s 20th studio album, In Another World, gets released today. The 13-track collection features all the familiar Cheap Trick elements, including Beatles influences, glam, power pop, heavy rock and power ballads, but there also are less familiar aspects, such as introspective tunes and topical songs alluding to politicsRead More →

Credit: Ross HalfinPink Floyd‘s David Gilmour is featured in a new preview from the upcoming film and album documenting the star-studded London tribute concert that Mick Fleetwood organized last year celebrating Fleetwood Mac‘s early years and the group’s original leader, Peter Green. A video of Gilmour playing a version ofRead More →

ABC/Christopher WillardA few weeks ago, Lionel Richie appeared on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and host Jimmy Kimmel asked the famed balladeer if he’d ever made love to one of his own songs, with Richie answering, “Not that I can recall.” Kimmel wasn’t satisfied with the answer, so when fellow AmericanRead More →

Light in the Attic RecordsZZ Top frontman Billy Gibbons has contributed a song to a new tribute album May the Circle Remain Unbroken: A Tribute to Roky Erickson that will be released as a limited-edition colored-vinyl LP on July 17th as part of the 2021 Record Store Day event. TheRead More →