Cleopatra RecordsAn official music video for Todd Rundgren new collaborative single with Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo, “Down with the Ship,” has debuted on Cleopatra Records’ official YouTube channel. The animated clip follows a small crew of gun-wielding Somali pirates harassed by a giant sea serpent, which smashes a hole inRead More →

Two Eddie Van Halen guitars to be auctioned at rock memorabilia sale in December

Courtesy of Julien’s AuctionsTwo famous guitars that belonged to the late Eddie Van Halen will be auctioned during a rock memorabilia sale scheduled for December 4-5 at the Julien’s Auctions location in Beverly Hills, California. The instruments, which both are valued at between $40,000 and $80,000, will be part ofRead More →

How Tom Petty's posthumous release "Leave Virginia Alone" became a hit for Rod Stewart first

Warner RecordsTom Petty may have passed in 2017, but his music legacy lives on with the posthumous release of his new single “Leave Virginia Alone.” The single, which is part of the newly released Wildflowers & All the Rest box set that celebrates his 1994 album album Wildflowers, bowed at number 23 on theRead More →

Credit: Alessandro SolcaFounding Toto guitarist Steve “Luke” Lukather and longtime lead singer Joe Williams have announced that they’re relaunching the band with a new lineup, with plans to hit the road on a worldwide trek dubbed the Dogz of Oz Tour. The new Toto will be introduced during a globalRead More →

Noam Galai/Getty ImagesFleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood has revealed that he recently talked with Lindsey Buckingham for the first time since Buckingham was fired from the band in 2018. In an interview last week with Page Six, Fleetwood reported that he chatted with Buckingham over the phone in July afterRead More →

BMGKeith Richards has premiered a new video of him playing the 1963 John Lennon–Paul McCartney-penned Rolling Stones single “I Wanna Be Your Man” in 1988 with his solo band The X-Pensive Winos at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. The “I Wanna Be Your Man” cover is one of threeRead More →

Concord RecordsElvis Costello has released the fifth advance single from his upcoming studio album, Hey Clockface, which is due out on October 30. The track, the avant-jazz-influenced “Newspaper Pane,” is available now as a digital download and via streaming services. As with the other four previously issued songs from theRead More →

BMGVeteran singer/songwriter Jesse Colin Young, former frontman of the folk-rock band The Youngbloods, will release his 22nd solo album, Highway Troubadour, on November 27. The 11-track collection features new solo acoustic versions of songs from throughout Young’s 50-year-plus career, including renditions of the Youngbloods tunes “Darkness, Darkness” and “Sugar Babe,”Read More →

Courtesy of NIVA/YouTube MusicNeil Young narrates a new trailer promoting #SOSFest, a.k.a. the Save Our Stages Festival, the star-studded three-day virtual concert event kicking off today that supports the National Independent Venue Association, or NIVA, and its mission of helping independent music venues amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The video featuresRead More →

Columbia RecordsAC/DC‘s “Shot in the Dark” has shot up the charts. The new single from the rock legends — the first preview of their upcoming album Power Up — debuts at number five on Billboard‘s Mainstream Rock Songs airplay ranking. It’s AC/DC’s highest start on the chart, which began inRead More →