Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for SiriusXM Billy Joel is known for his love of fast motorcycles, but he’ll be performing against a backdrop of fast cars in October, when he takes the stage at the Formula 1 Aramco 2021 U.S. Grand Prix auto race in Austin, Texas. Circuit of the AmericasRead More →

Credit: Josh Cheuse AC/DC and Bruce Springsteen are among the nominees for the 2021 Billboard Music Awards. Both artists received nods for the Top Rock Album honor. AC/DC’s comeback effort, Power Up, and The Boss’ Letter to You will compete against Machine Gun Kelly‘s Tickets to My Downfall, Glass Animals‘Read More →

Credit: Keith Leroux The recently announced two-part KISS documentary Biography: KISStory that’s set to get its TV debut on A&E on June 27 and 28 will get a world premiere screening at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City, and the band’s current lineup will on hand to performRead More →

Credit: Patrick Balls and Martin Griffin Earlier this year, Genesis announced that their postponed The Last Domino? tour finally would kick off in Ireland and the band’s U.K. homeland this September.  Now the reunited trio has revealed dates for a North American leg of the trek. The outing, which featuresRead More →

Rhino/Warner Records Today marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Van Halen‘s fourth studio album, Fair Warning. Released in the U.S. on April 29, 1981, The nine-track collection found the band’s music taking a heavier and lyrically darker turn after the fun of Van Halen’s first three albums. FairRead More →

Rick Guest/Interscope Records Perhaps there will be a new Who album after all. In a new interview with Apple Music’s Zane Lowe, frontman Roger Daltrey said, “I’d like to see if [Pete Townshend and I] couldn’t write an album together. I’d love to have a go at that. Just getRead More →

Ollie Millington/Redferns; Danny Clinch Pete Townshend, Bruce Springsteen and Jackson Browne are among a variety of well-known music artists taking part in a series of online sessions focusing on the work of acclaimed music journalist and author Dave Marsh, co-founder of Creem magazine, that kicks off this Friday, April 30.Read More →

The Coda Collection A new clip from What Drives Us, the upcoming documentary directed by Foo Fighters‘ Dave Grohl, has premiered via The snippet includes artists such as U2‘s The Edge, AC/DC‘s Brian Johnson and Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea speaking about the power of live music. “RockRead More →

BMG Records British prog-rock supergroup Asia formed 40 years ago, and to commemorate the milestone, a box set gathering the work that the band did when its original lineup reunited during the 2000s will be released on June 11. The Reunion Albums: 2007-2012 is a five-CD collection that features theRead More →

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Lauded and prolific studio engineer Al Schmitt, who worked on more than 150 RIAA gold- or platinum-certified albums, died Monday, April 26, at age 91, reports. “The world has lost a much loved and respected extraordinary individual, who led an extraordinary life,” Schmitt’s family said inRead More →