Surfdog Records/BMGThe Stray Cats‘ recently announced live album, Rocked This Town: From LA to London, which was recorded at various locations during the rockabilly band’s 40th anniversary tour last year, gets its release this Friday, September 11. Rocked This Town features over 20 songs, including renditions of popular Stray CatsRead More →

Rick Kern/WireImageRobert Smith has been quite productive while in quarantine. In an interview with BBC Radio 6 Music, The Cure frontman reveals he’s spent his time in lockdown finishing the band’s long-awaited new album, the follow-up to 2008’s 4:13 Dream. “It’s actually benefited me because there have been no otherRead More →

UMeYusuf, the artist also known as Cat Stevens, duets with his younger self in a new version of his classic song “Father and Son,” which has been released as a digital single and via streaming services. The track will appear on the remade version of Stevens’ breakthrough 1970 album TeaRead More →

RhinoAn expansive five-CD Joni Mitchell box set featuring almost six hours of previously unreleased recordings by the lauded Canadian singer/songwriter spanning from 1963 through 1967 will hit stores on October 30. Joni Mitchell Archives Vol. 1: The Early Years (1963-1967) will feature demos, live performances and recordings from radio andRead More →

Experience Hendrix L.L.C./Legacy RecordingsA new documentary about two legendary 1970 shows that the Jimi Hendrix Experience played in Hawaii, Music, Money, Madness…Jimi Hendrix in Maui, and a companion album, Live in Maui, will be released on November 20. You can pre-order the film and album now as a Blu-ray/two-CD orRead More →

Island Records/Interscope/UMeU2 has announced an expanded reissue of the band’s 2000 album All That You Can’t Leave Behind to celebrate its 20th anniversary. The collection will be available in various formats on October 30 — 20 years to the day All That You Can’t Leave Behind was first released. TheRead More →

Courtesy of Julien’s AuctionsFormer Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman‘s custom bass amplifier rig brought in the most money at MusiCares Charity Relief Auction, which was held Wednesday at the Julien’s Auctions located in Beverly Hills, California. The Mesa/Boogie rig, which Wyman used during The Stones’ 1989 and 1990 tour dates,Read More →

Credit: Danny Clinch 2020 is saved!  Bruce Springsteen is back with the heart-stopping, house-rocking E Street Band and a new album, called Letter to You, which will arrive next month. Due October 23, Letter to You features 12 songs, including the title track, which is out now, along with aRead More →

Courtesy, Tia Sinclair BellRonald “Khalis” Bell, co-founder of Kool & the Gang, has died. He was 68.  Bell died at his home in the U.S. Virgin Islands with his wife, Tia Sinclair Bell, by his side early Wednesday morning. The cause of death has not yet been released but a statement fromRead More →

St. Martin’s PressTalking Heads drummer Chris Frantz recently published a memoir titled Remain In Love, which focuses on his experiences with his famous band, his other musical endeavors and his romance with the group’s bassist — and his wife of 43 years — Tina Weymouth. One highlight Frantz discusses inRead More →