Peter Bischoff/Getty ImagesVeteran singer and actor Trini Lopez died Tuesday in Palm Springs, California, from complications of COVID-19, BBC News reports. He was 83. Born in Dallas to Mexican parents, Lopez got his start in music as a teenager. A big break came during the late 1950s when he wasRead More →

Sonicbond PublishingA new book about The Who that delves into the British rock legends’ entire catalog of recorded music will be published on October 28, reports. Titled The Who: Every Album, Every Song, the book is part of  Sonicbond Publishing’s On Track… series. According to the company’s official onlineRead More →

Keeping the Blues Alive RecordsDion DiMucci‘s star-packed new studio album, Blues with Friends, currently is spending its seventh non-consecutive week at #1 on Billboard‘s Blues Albums chart. The doo-wop and rock ‘n’ roll pioneer enlisted an impressive cast of guest artists to collaborate with him on the record, including PaulRead More →

Courtesy of Sammy HagarSammy Hagar and his band The Circle take on the rocking 1995 Van Halen song “Don’t Tell Me (What Love Can Do)” in the ninth installment of their series of remotely recorded performance videos that have been posted at the Red Rocker’s YouTube channel in the wakeRead More →

Pinecastle Recording CompanyDon Henley and his former Eagles band mate Bernie Leadon have lent their talents to a new studio by the veteran bluegrass band The Dillards called Old Road New Again, which will be released digitally on August 21. The 11-track collection is The Dillards’ first album to featureRead More →

Columbia/CasablancaBarbra Streisand and Donna Summer — both gay icons — teamed up in 1979 for the number-one duet “No More Tears (Enough Is Enough).”  Now, the song is being used in a new ad urging the LGBTQ community to vote — and Barbra makes a cameo. As Billboard reports, theRead More →

Lindsey Buckingham took part in a recent Zoom interview and performance session that featured a four-song acoustic set, marking the first time he’s sung publicly since undergoing an emergency open-heart surgery in February 2019. The Zoom event was part of tech company Nutanix’s “IT Unplugged” webinar series. The songs thatRead More →

Tim Mosenfelder/Getty ImagesSmash Mouth was one of the acts performing at Sunday’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally’s Buffalo Chip concert series, in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the group’s manager insists every possible safety precaution was taken at the South Dakota event. “The promoter did a fantastic job with their [COVID-19]Read More →

Virgin/AtlanticBet Phil Collins didn’t feel this one coming: His classic 1981 hit “In the Air Tonight,” from his first solo album Face Value, is back on the charts after 39 years, thanks to a viral YouTube video showing a pair of twin brothers reacting to hearing the song for theRead More →

Rick Guest/Interscope RecordsWho frontman Roger Daltrey recently took part in an hourlong Zoom interview with the band’s longtime art director Richard Evans that’s been posted on YouTube and that featured the singer fielding a variety of questions submitted by fans. Among the interesting topics Daltrey discussed were his favorite songRead More →