SUZANNE CORDEIRO/AFP via Getty Images John Mellencamp has announced plans for an extensive North American trek dubbed the Live and In Person 2023 tour, which is scheduled to get underway this February. The outing, which features 76 dates, is slated to run from a February 5-6 engagement in Bloomington, Indiana throughRead More →

Sinéad O’Connor in NOTHING COMPARES; Andrew Catlin/Courtesy of SHOWTIME. She topped the charts, won a Grammy and sold millions of albums. She also shaved her head, tore up a picture of the Pope live on TV and banned the U.S. national anthem at her concerts. Even Madonna thought she wentRead More →

Columbia Records Forty years ago today, Bruce Springsteen took fans on an unexpected detour down the sonic equivalent of a bleak, deserted rural highway with the release of his sixth album, Nebraska. Nebraska is a 10-song collection of sparse songs that were recorded as demos on a four-track tape recorderRead More →

Courtesy of Stax Records/Craft Recordings R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills is among several noteworthy musicians slated to participate in an upcoming U.S. tour celebrating the 50th anniversary of #1 Record, the debut album by the short-lived but influential power-pop band Big Star. The “Don’t Lie to Me!” trek takes place NovemberRead More →

Following reports that a deal was in the works, the Wall Street Journal now reports that Phil Collins, Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford — the most commercially successful lineup of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Genesis — have sold their catalog for a huge payday. Concord Music Group isRead More →

SUZANNE CORDEIRO/AFP via Getty Images The B-52s are ready to roam around the U.S. one last time, and the influential new wave band is set to officially kick off their farewell tour tonight, September 29, with a show at Foxwoods Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. The trek features a total of 19Read More →

Dey Street Books A new book that takes an in-depth look at Paul McCartney‘s life and musical endeavors following The Beatles‘ breakup will be published this winter. The McCartney Legacy: Volume 1 — 1969–73 is a 720-page tome co-written by Allan Kozinn and Adrian Sinclair that will be released December 13.Read More →

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images 2022 still has a few more months to go, but Billy Joel’s already making plans for 2023. The Piano Man has announced that he’s headlining London’s annual British Summer Time Hyde Park festival on Friday, July 7. The gig is billed as his “only European appearance ofRead More →

Columbia Records It turns out that those enigmatic posts that appeared on Bruce Springsteen‘s social media pages earlier this week were teasing a big album announcement. The Boss has revealed that he will be releasing a new collection of 15 soul covers titled Only The Strong Survive on November 11. TheRead More →

Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images Most 76-year-old women wouldn’t feel “Strong Enough” to walk around in public in a spandex catsuit — but Cher’s not your average 76-year-old. The entertainment icon walked in the finale of the Balmain fashion show Wednesday night during Paris Fashion Week, taking theRead More →