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Schiffer Publishing A new book focusing on two classic performances by The Who will be released early next year. Teenage Wasteland: The Who at Winterland, 1968 and 1976 takes a look at how things changed for the band in the almost 10 years that passed between the two concerts at San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom.Read More →

Briarcliff Entertainment Documentaries about John Lennon, Carlos Santana and Blood, Sweat and Tears all have a chance for an Oscar nomination this year.  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences just announced the films eligible for a nomination in the Documentary Feature Film category, and several music docs made the cut.  Films that could possiblyRead More →

Scott Legato/Getty Images Peter Gabriel recently released i/o, his first album of new material in 13 years, but it sounds like fans may not have to wait too long for his next one. In an interview with U.K. paper The Times, Gabriel says now that he’s done touring he’s “having a sabbatical.” But after that,Read More →

Fragile Records/Esoteric Recordings Yes keyboardist Rick Wakeman is releasing a new live box set capturing his sold-out two-night stand at the London Palladium earlier this year.  Live at the London Palladium 2023 features recordings of Wakeman’s February 22 and 23 concerts in their entirety. For the shows, Wakeman performed new arrangements of his classic tunes, backedRead More →

Craig Sjodin/ABC Elton John is really leaning into the holiday spirit this year. Not only has he released his 1973 Christmas song “Step into Christmas” digitally for the first time, he’s now teamed up with an artist for a new line of holiday cards inspired by his music.  The “Step into Christmas” holiday cards wereRead More →

Geffen Records Lots of folks were happy to see The Rolling Stones return this year with their new album, Hackney Diamonds, but Blur’s Damon Albarn was not one of them. Speaking to France’s Les Inrockuptibles magazine, Albarn seemed particularly upset about the band’s use of London’s Hackney district in promoting the project.  “That really irritated me. BecauseRead More →

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Power Trip AC/DC fans are no longer trying to get their 1990 track “Thunderstruck” to #1 for Christmas. In November, in honor of the band’s 50th anniversary, the Facebook fan group AC/DC We Salute You launched a campaign to get “Thunderstruck” to top of the U.K. charts for theRead More →

dick clark productions Nile Rodgers & Chic will be helping folks ring in the new year. The band is one of many artists set to take part in ABC’s Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2024, premiering December 31 at 8 p.m. ET.  Of course, Rodgers and his crew have plentyRead More →

Mercury Studios A long out-of-print Neil Diamond concert is getting a special DVD reissue. The Thank You Australia Concert Live 1976 features Diamond’s March 1976 concert at Sydney’s Sports Ground, which was telecast live to the largest viewer audience in Australian history. The show was the final night of Diamond’s tour of Australia and NewRead More →