Kevin Mazur/Getty Images Over the past nine years, Billy Joel has performed in stadiums and other venues around the world, but each month — barring illness or a global pandemic — he comes back to New York to do a concert at Madison Square Garden as part of his ongoing residency. Billboard reports those shows aloneRead More →

Geffen Records Lynyrd Skynyrd can thank American Idol for their latest chart resurgence. The band’s classic track “Simple Man” has returned to the Billboard charts following Idol contestant Colin Stough‘s performance of it on the season premiere of the ABC talent competition. “Simple Man” is currently at 23 on the Hot Rock Alternative Songs chart, thanks to 3.6Read More →

Brian Ach/Getty Images for Journey Journey band members Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain have been at odds for a while now, with dueling lawsuits, cease-and-desist letters and more. But in a new article, Billboard delves into their very public feud. Amidst the details of their conflict, the mag reveals things have gotten so bad that the bandmates have hired securityRead More →

Spinning Gold Movie/Hero Entertainment Group Spinning Gold, the movie about music producer Neil Bogart and Casablanca Records, is hitting theaters this month, and it’s getting a soundtrack featuring lots of classic tunes covered by the stars of the film.  Bogart is credited with launching the careers of such artists as Donna Summer, Gladys Knight, TheRead More →

Courtesy of Sound City UK David Bowie is being celebrated in New York this June. The David Bowie World Fan Convention is set to take place June 16 to 18 at the Manhattan club Racket. The event will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Bowie’s Let’s Dance and the 50th anniversary of Aladdin Sane. It will feature appearancesRead More →

Sony Music Roger Waters recently announced he’s rerecording the classic Pink Floyd album The Dark Side of the Moon, which turned 50 on Wednesday. Well, now he’s giving fans the first taste of what to expect with his new recording. “When we recorded the stripped down songs for the Lockdown Sessions, the 50th anniversaryRead More →

Matt Kent/Redferns Leonard Cohen’s heirs are due in court later this month in their battle with the singer’s former manager over Cohen’s trust, Variety reports. As previously reported, Cohen’s daughter, Lorca, and son, Adam, are trying to remove Cohen’s former manager Robert Kory as a trustee of the Leonard Cohen Family Trust. They are accusing Kory andRead More →

Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images Priscilla Presley is lending her voice to the role she was born to play in Agent Elvis: herself. The adult animation series’ official trailer dropped Wednesday, revealing that Priscilla would be voicing herself alongside Matthew McConaughey as Elvis Presley. “So excited for Agent Elvis to comeRead More →

Paul Bergen/Redferns David Lee Roth is once again sharing his solo take on a Van Halen classic. This time it’s the track “Unchained,” which originally appeared on the band’s fourth album, Fair Warning. This is the sixth time Roth has shared a solo version of a Van Halen song. Previous releases include “Everybody WantsRead More →

NGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images Joni Mitchell was honored in Washington, D.C., Tuesday night with the Library of Congress’ Gershwin Prize for Popular Music. “It’s just a beautiful event for me,” Mitchell told the invite-only audience, according to USA Today. “So many people that I care about are here tonight from different partsRead More →