Identity Records/The Fuel Music Journey will release its first new studio album in 11 years, Freedom, in one week. But the band’s longtime keyboardist and co-songwriter Jonathan Cain has also been promoting a new solo effort, Arise, the sixth full-length spiritual-themed album that he’s put out since 2016. The 11-track Arise,Read More →

Douglas Mason/Getty Images Red Hot Chili Peppers are calling out sick for Friday’s scheduled concert in Glasgow, Scotland. A statement posted by the band early Friday reads, “Due to illness RHCP will not be able to perform in Glasgow tonight July 1.”  “We are working on ways to reschedule,” theRead More →

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live Nation Bret Michaels was reportedly hospitalized in Nashville, just before taking the stage on Thursday.  While there’s no official word on why he was hospitalized, Michaels, 59, TMZ reported he’s being treated after suffering a bad reaction to medication, triggered by his diabetes. Before the medical emergency,Read More →

Warner Music The Doobie Brothers‘ breakthrough second album, Toulouse Street, was released 50 years ago today. The 10-track collection features the band’s first two top-40 hits, “Listen to the Music” and a cover of the 1966 gospel tune “Jesus Is Just Alright,” which reached #11 and #35, respectively, on theRead More →

Mattel Inc. A new collectible David Bowie-themed Barbie doll has been released in honor of the 50th anniversary of the late rock legend’s classic fifth studio album, 1971’s Hunky Dory. The new doll is the second Bowie-inspired Barbie released as part the Barbie Signature Collection, following the Ziggy Stardust-themed figurineRead More →

Epic Records In addition to being the lead single and title track off his upcoming solo album, Ozzy Osbourne‘s new song “Patient Number 9” has given Jeff Beck a new Billboard record. With “Patient Number 9” debuting at #20 on the Mainstream Rock Airplay chart, Beck, who plays the guitar soloRead More →

Courtesy of The Peach Music Festival The 10th anniversary edition of the Allman Brothers Band-founded Peach Music Festival got underway Thursday. The four-day event, which runs through Sunday, July 3, is taking place at its usual location, Montage Mountain in Scranton, Pennsylvania. It will include headlining sets from The BlackRead More →

Denise Truscello/Getty Images for Caesars Entertainment The Doobie Brothers have added a special gig to the 2022 leg of their 50th anniversary tour, a September 8 performance at New York City’s famous Radio City Music Hall. Tickets for the show will go on sale to the general public Friday, JulyRead More →

Phillip Faraone/Getty Images Ricky Martin will have his day in court after an ex-manager sued him for $3 million. Rebecca Drucker, who managed the “She Bangs” singer on two separate occasions, is claiming breach of contract. Drucker oversaw Ricky between 2014 and 2018 and again between 2020 and 2022. The ex-managerRead More →

Sony Music Pink Floyd is reissuing its classic 1977 concept album, Animals featuring a previously unreleased 5.1 surround sound mix created in 2018 by the band’s longtime studio collaborator James Guthrie. The Animals reissue will be available individually on CD, vinyl LP, Blu-ray and SACD on September 16 and as a deluxeRead More →