Nela Koenig; ABC AudioThanksgiving takes place on Thursday, and for a lot of people, this year’s holiday will feature smaller gatherings than usual because of the COVID-19 pandemic. John Fogerty, who this past Friday released a new album called Fogerty’s Factory that he recorded with his three youngest children, tellsRead More →

Courtesy of Playing for ChangeRingo Starr, Carlos Santana, Peter Gabriel and Annie Lennox are among the many artists who will be featured during a special livestream event in honor of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations and coinciding with the 2020 GivingTuesday generosity celebration on December 1. The event,Read More →

Courtesy FanTracksGoo Goo Dolls have announced details of It’s Christmas All Over, an “augmented-reality movie musical” inspired by their holiday album of the same name. The movie, created with the livestreaming platform FanTracks, debuts globally at 7 p.m. ET on December 12, though FanTracks subscribers can get a sneak peekRead More →

EX1 RecordsWolfgang Van Halen‘s first solo single, “Distance,” is already making waves on the Billboard charts. The track, which Wolf recorded with his solo project, Mammoth WVH, has debuted at number one on the Hot Hard Rock Songs ranking, which measures a combination of streaming, radio airplay and sales data. “Distance”Read More →

CBSJames Taylor, ex-Talking Heads frontman David Byrne and Paul McCartney are among the veteran rock artists in the running for trophies next year after the nominees for the 2021 Grammy Awards were announced today. Taylor will compete for the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album honor for American Standard. Burt Bacharach‘s collaborativeRead More →

BMGThis past February, Fleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood gathered an incredible cast of rock legends to pay tribute to his band’s original frontman, singer/guitarist Peter Green, at the London Palladium. The all-star concert was recorded for a film and album release, which initially were delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic,Read More →

RockHeart Records/Deko EntertainmentEarlier this month, founding Blue Oyster Cult drummer Albert Bouchard released a new solo album titled Re Imaginos, a reimagined version of his old band’s 1988 concept record, Imaginos. Bouchard tells ABC Audio that Re Imaginos is his tribute to late Blue Oyster Cult manager, producer and songwriterRead More →

Greg GormanElton John and his AIDS Foundation are teaming up with TikTok to raise awareness of the goal of ending AIDS by 2030. On World AIDS Day, December 1, Elton’s TikTok channel will host a special presentation starting at 2 p.m. ET. Elton and his husband David Furnish will appear,Read More →

Courtesy of SantaCruzFireRelief.orgREO Speedwagon‘s Kevin Cronin, Sammy Hagar, Boz Scaggs and Bonnie Raitt are among the music stars that will take part in a virtual benefit concert held December 5 to raise funds for people affected by the CZU Lightning Complex Fire, a devastating wildfire that struck California’s Santa CruzRead More →

InsideOut MusicFormer Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett has given fans a preview of his forthcoming solo acoustic album, Under a Mediterranean Sky, by making available one of the record’s tracks, “Andalusian Heart,” as a digital single. A companion music video for the instrumental also has premiered at the InsideOut Music label’sRead More →