© The Prince Estate/Photo: Mike RuizA previously unheard studio album that Prince recorded in 2010 called Welcome 2 America will get its release on July 30 in multiple formats and configurations. The 12-track collection finds Prince musing on a variety of issues and themes that concerned him about the stateRead More →

ZoobsThe first trailer for Cher’s upcoming Smithsonian Channel documentary Cher & the Loneliest Elephant has arrived. In the clip, Cher recalls first meeting with Kaavan, the elephant who’s been kept in chains for nearly 20 years in a run-down zoo in Pakistan. “He was shackled; he was suffering,” Cher says.Read More →

Courtesy of Roger WatersFounding Pink Floyd singer/bassist Roger Waters finally has announced rescheduled dates for his This Is Not a Drill tour of North America, which originally was supposed to kick off in July 2020 before being postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 36-date trek, which now will takeRead More →

RhinoA new four-disc Joni Mitchell collection titled The Reprise Albums (1968-1971), featuring remastered versions of the iconic singer/songwriter’s first four studio albums, will be released on June 25. The package, which includes 1968’s Song to a Seagull, 1969’s Clouds, 1970’s Ladies of the Canyon and Mitchell’s lauded 1971 album, Blue,Read More →

RhinoIn October 1971, Chicago released a four-disc box set titled Chicago at Carnegie Hall that was culled from an eight-show stand that the band played in April of that year at the famous New York City venue. Now, an expanded 16-CD set called Chicago at Carnegie Hall Complete featuring audioRead More →

Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImageRolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood revealed Wednesday that he was the recipient of a prestigious honor from his U.K. hometown, London — the Freedom of the City of London. The award is bestowed on people of all nationalities and backgrounds that have provided exceptional service to the U.K.’s capital city. TheRead More →

Cleopatra RecordsCactus, the hard-rock band co-founded in 1969 by Vanilla Fudge drummer Carmine Appice and bassist Tim Bogert, has just released a new studio album called Tightrope. A follow-up to 2016’s Black Dawn, Tightrope is the group’s first to feature new guitarist Paul Warren and bassist Jimmy Caputo, who respectivelyRead More →

Courtesy of The WarburtonFor the first time ever, the star-studded annual Patrick Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament will not feature an actual golf tournament because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, the fundraiser, also known as The Warburton, will be a virtual event that will focus on the musical performances andRead More →

Courtesy of Record Store DayLimited-edition vinyl discs from Elton John, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Prince, The Rolling Stones and The Police are among the exclusive releases that’ll be available at independent record stores for the 2021 installment of Record Store Day.  This year, it’s two days, June 12 and JulyRead More →

Credit: Danny O’ConnorVeteran keyboardist Ralph Schuckett, who played with Todd Rundgren’s Utopia and also contributed to several Carole King albums, died Sunday, April 4, Variety reports. He was 73. While no cause of death has been announced, Schuckett was known to have been ill for a few years. Early inRead More →