On This Day, August 8, 1987… U2 found themselves atop the Billboard Hot 100 for the second time with “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For,” the second single off their first #1 album, The Joshua Tree. The track spent two weeks in the #1 position. The Irish rockers had previously topped the chartRead More →

ABC The official Beatles fan magazine, The Beatles Book Monthly, is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its debut by making a selection of prints from the magazine’s vast library available for purchase for the first time. The Beatles Book Monthly was launched in August 1963 by publisher Sean O’Mahony and gave fans the latest news on the band. TheRead More →

Jordi Vidal/WireImage Van Halen’s post David Lee Roth years could have looked a lot different, according to Deep Purple’s Glenn Hughes. In an interview with The Classic Rock Podcast, Hughes revealed that Eddie Van Halen told him he had considered asking him to join the band to replace the departing Roth. “Well, you know, Eddie was newly sober at thatRead More →

UMG Recordings Two of Quincy Jones‘ classic albums have gotten new, expanded edition digital releases as part of the continuing celebration of the legendary music producer’s 90th birthday this year. The new releases include 1989’s Back on the Block, which featured musicians such as Chaka Khan, Dionne Warwick, Luther Vandross, Ice-T and Ella Fitzgerald. The expanded edition includes 27Read More →

Universal Records/A division of UMG Album covers are often just as memorable as the music featured in the release, and there’s no doubt some covers are truly iconic. Billboard is chiming in with their thoughts on the subject, releasing their picks for the 100 greatest album covers of all time. Topping the listRead More →

Harry Herd/Redferns Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde is still rocking out at age 71, and while some artists may dread getting older, she seems to be embracing it. “I don’t mind getting older. I do mind getting uglier,” she shares in a new feature in The Guardian. “Come on, there’s only one thing we knowRead More →

Paul Archuleta/Getty Images Paul Stanley is a Swiftie. The KISS rocker took to social media to praise Taylor Swift after taking his wife and daughters to see her Eras Tour at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles.  “Took Erin, Sarah and Emily to see @taylorswift Last Night!” he writes next to a picture of him in an Eras Tour T-shirt.Read More →

ABC/Heidi Gutman Paul McCartney is heading to Brazil. The two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Famer has just announced dates for a Brazilian leg of his Got Back tour, his first return to the country since 2019.  The trek kicks off November 30 in Brasília then hits Belo Horizonte, São Paulo andRead More →

David Corio/Redferns Sinéad O’Connor‘s family is giving fans a chance to say goodbye to the singer, who passed away in late July at the age of 56. The Irish Times reports that a private burial for Sinéad will happen Tuesday, August 7, in Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland, but fans are being asked to come outRead More →

BMG Stewart Copeland is giving fans yet another way to enjoy The Police’s music. Earlier this year, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame drummer released Police Deranged, featuring orchestral versions of the band’s classic tunes. Now, he’s announced the upcoming release of Police Beyond Borders, an album of the band’s greatest hits interpreted by musicians from aroundRead More →