Sergione Infuso/Corbis via Getty Images Rick Wakeman is preparing to return to North America in February for a new leg of his Even Grumpier Old Rock Star solo tour, but the former Yes keyboardist also says he’s making progress on a new concept album on which he’s been working forRead More →

Concord Records Tears for Fears have debuted a new song called “Break the Man,” the third advance single from the veteran British New Wave duo’s forthcoming studio album, The Tipping Point. The song, which is available now via digital formats, was co-written by founding singer/bassist Curt Smith and the group’sRead More →

Cleopatra Records An archival live album capturing the very first concert by the veteran rock band Cactus will be released this Friday, January 21, on multiple formats. The album, titled The Birth of Cactus 1970, was recorded at a show that also featured The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Grateful DeadRead More →

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for God’s Love We Deliver Heart‘s Ann Wilson has released a music video for her cover of Alice in Chains‘ 1993 grunge classic “Rooster” that you can watch now at her official YouTube channel. The clip mixes visually distorted footage of Wilson singing the song with aRead More →

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Prince‘s estate has finally reached a value that has been approved by all parties — thus averting a court showdown.  After spending nearly six years in limbo following the “Purple Rain” singer’s untimely death, the Internal Revenue Service declared his estate is worth $156.4 million. Minnesota’s Star Tribune reports the settlement wasRead More →

EMI/Capitol Records On the heels of the release of their latest studio album, The Boy Named If, Elvis Costello and his longtime backing group The Imposters will be the musical guests this Friday, January 21, on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, airing 11:35 p.m. ET on CBS. Costello alsoRead More →

Kevin Kane/Getty Images for The Rainforest Fund John Mellencamp‘s latest studio album, Strictly a One-Eyed Jack, gets its release this Friday, January 21, and the lauded singer/songwriter shares some details about the project in a new interview with Forbes, including how he wound up collaborating with Bruce Springsteen on threeRead More →

Klaus Voormann/Spinefarm Records The Scorpions have just released the title track of their forthcoming studio album Rock Believer, which is due out on February 25. The tune, which is available now via digital formats, combines a catchy melody sung by frontman Klaus Meine with soaring rock accompaniment highlighted by harmonizedRead More →

Gary Miller/Getty Images As Loverboy prepares to return to the stage for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic started in 2020, the veteran Canadian rockers have released a brand-new single, “Release,” that they recorded remotely during lockdown. The hard-rocking, ’80s-influenced song is available now via streaming services, while aRead More →

Walter Iooss Jr./Getty Images A new collection of Jimi Hendrix-inspired footwear and accessories created by shoe designer John Fluevog in partnership with the Experience Hendrix company, which oversees the late guitar legend’s legacy, will be available starting later this month. The John Fluevog + Jimi Hendrix collection includes The StandRead More →