Jim Steinman in 1981; Terry Lott/Sony Music Archive via Getty Images Meat Loaf, Bonnie Tyler and Celine Dion are paying tribute to songwriter Jim Steinman, who passed away this week at age 73. Meat Loaf paid homage to Steinman with a brief, enigmatic message on his Facebook page that reads,Read More →

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Today marks the fifth anniversary of the passing of Prince, who died on April 21, 2016 an overdose of the painkiller fentanyl. To mark the sad milestone, Paisley Park, the museum and recording studio complex in Chanhassen, Minnesota, that was Prince’s home and creative sanctuary, isRead More →

Courtesy of The Webby Awards A Rolling Stones music video and a Bon Jovi promotion offering fans the chance to sing one of the band’s new songs are among this year’s nominees for the 25th annual Webby Awards, which honor excellence on the internet. The video for the Rolling StonesRead More →

Don Paulsen/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images A Guide to the Labyrinth: The Collected Works of Jim Morrison, a limited-edition book featuring the writings of Doors frontman Jim Morrison, is being prepared for release soon in collaboration with the late singer’s family and estate. To create the book, Genesis Publications has beenRead More →

© Yoko Ono Lennon A new music video for the 1970 John Lennon song “Isolation” featuring archival 1971 footage of the inside of Lennon and wife Yoko Ono‘s Tittenhurst Park home in Ascot, U.K., has debuted on John’s official YouTube channel. The clip is accompanied by the new “Raw StudioRead More →

Credit: Blain Clausen A star-studded concert celebrating the career and philanthropic work of ZZ Top frontman Billy Gibbons will be held on May 16 at Nashville’s famous Grand Ole Opry House. Gibbons himself is part of the performance lineup of the benefit event, which is being presented by America SalutesRead More →

Credit: Rick Diamond The members of Styx had too much time on their hands during the past year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the band now has announced plans to get back on the road in June with a series of shows also featuring fellow veteran rockers Collective Soul.Read More →

Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf in 2012; Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Songwriters Hall of Fame Jim Steinman, the songwriter and producer best known for his work with Meat Loaf, has died. He was 73. Variety reports that Steinman died Monday in Connecticut, according to the state’s medical examiner. No causeRead More →

©Mary McCartney Over 150 musicians, including some of the U.K.’s biggest rock stars, have signed a petition sent to the country’s prime minister, Boris Johnson, calling on the government to reform the way it pays songwriters with regard to streaming royalties. Among the many British artists who support the campaignRead More →