C Flanigan/FilmMagic Dead & Company is giving fans a chance to win a very unique piece of memorabilia. The band just launched a new Prizeo sweepstakes, with a grand prize of a one-quarter-scale functioning recreation of the Grateful Dead’s Wall of Sound. The original Wall of Sound was created by sound engineer Owsley StanleyRead More →

Chris Walter/WireImage British blues and rock musician John Mayall passed away Monday at the age of 90. “It is with heavy hearts that we bear the news that John Mayall passed away peacefully in his California home yesterday, July 22, 2024, surrounded by loving family,” read a post on hisRead More →

Getty/Steve Granitz Artwork created by the late King of Pop, Michael Jackson, is set to go up for auction in August.  Kings Auctions will auction off 76 pieces of Jackson art, some of which are double-sided. The auction includes pieces hand drawn with wax colored pencil and others in watercolors. Some pieces areRead More →

Sam Tabone/WireImage Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen is stepping into the world of graphic novels. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the rock star has co-authored the new graphic novel Hysteria, which will be released in the spring. The release, which shares a name with Def Leppard’s multi-Platinum 1987 album, is descried as “a horrorRead More →

Jordi Vidal/Redferns Elvis Costello & The Imposters are set to headline a benefit concert for the Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield, Connecticut. The rocker, with special guest Charlie Sexton, will headline the theater’s Fall Gala, happening Nov. 9. According to a post on Elvis’ Instagram, “All proceeds will support the Playhouse, ensuringRead More →

Island Records/UMG Recordings Bon Jovi‘s 40th anniversary celebration continues with the first-ever vinyl release of their Greatest Hits album. The New Jersey rockers, who released their new album, Forever, in June, just announced that their compilation Bon Jovi: Greatest Hits will be released on two-LP black vinyl on Sept. 13. ThereRead More →

Warner Records/Rhino Madonna‘s Like a Prayer is going silver. To celebrate the album’s 35th anniversary, Madonna is reissuing the chart-topping album on opaque silver vinyl on Sept. 6. If you order from Rhino.com or Madonna.com, you’ll get an exclusive poster of the black-and-white photo of Madonna by Herb Ritts that appears onRead More →

George Michael Entertainment/GME/Sony Music Tuesday marks the 40th anniversary of the release of “Careless Whisper” by Wham! featuring George Michael — it was released on July 23, 1984. To mark the occasion, a special EP dedicated to the song will be released Oct. 18. The EP will feature a previously unreleased liveRead More →

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 →