ABC The lineup for the upcoming Venice Film Festival was just announced, and it includes two Beatles-related documentaries. One to One: John and Yoko, directed by Kevin Macdonald and Sam Rice-Edwards, focuses on the relationship between John Lennon and Yoko Ono.   A previous announcement about the film describes it as “a movingRead More →

On This Day, July 23, 1989…. Ringo Starr launched his first tour since his days with The Beatles, backed by an All-Starr Band that included Billy Preston, the Eagles’ Joe Walsh, and E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons. Starr has continued to tour with a similar setup, with members of theRead More →

L-R: Dave Matthews, Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp/ Ebet Roberts/Redferns Farm Aid is returning to New York for the first time in 11 years.  The annual concert benefiting farmers across the country will take place Sept. 21 at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga, New York, with a lineupRead More →

UMG Recordings Tuesday marks the 40th anniversary of Sammy Hagar’s eighth studio album, VOA, which helped launch him into mainstream success thanks to what became one of his signature tunes, “I Can’t Drive 55.” The origin story of the song is somewhat legendary for Hagar fans, with the rocker recallingRead More →

The Four Tops in 1964 with Abdul “Duke” Fakir top left; Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images The Four Tops‘ Abdul “Duke” Fakir passed away Monday, July 22, from heart failure at his home in Detroit. Fakir, the last surviving founding member of the legendary Motown group, was 88.  “Our hearts areRead More →

Sony Music A classic Pink Floyd concert experience is set to get a stereo mix treatment from Alan Parsons, the engineer of the band’s classic album The Dark Side of the Moon. Parsons confirmed on Facebook that he’s worked on 5.1 and Dolby Atmos mixes of Pink Floyd: Live atRead More →

Brian Ach/Getty Images for Journey Journey’s Jonathan Cain has revealed that the band is working on some new music, but whether it will be part of a new album is still undecided. The revelation came as Cain was talking about the band’s fall U.K. tour with Classic Rock and whether theyRead More →

Per Ole Hagen/Redferns An upcoming documentary about Bruce Springsteen’s life on the road will have its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival this fall. Road Diary: Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band is directed by The Boss’ longtime collaborator Thom Zimny, who also directed the Springsteen on Broadway NetflixRead More →

UMe/Polydor The Police are set to reissue their multi-Platinum album Synchronicity on Friday for its 40th anniversary, and it turns out The Beatles‘ docuseries Get Back played a role in them deciding to revisit the album. In an interview with MOJO, drummer Stewart Copeland said the doc “changed everything for manyRead More →

Courtesy of Warren Haynes Band Warren Haynes fans have something to look forward to this fall. The Gov’t Mule frontman just announced new tour dates with the Warren Haynes Band, with a new album on the way as well.   The Million Voices Whisper Tour, named after the band’s upcoming studio album, Million VoicesRead More →