Taylor Hill/Getty Images Tributes are pouring in from throughout the music world following the sad news that longtime Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts died today at the age of 80. Among the many stars paying homage to Watts are surviving Beatles members Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, and pop-rock legendRead More →

Credit: Travis Shinn Here’s some advice if you attend a show by Wolfgang Van Halen‘s group Mammoth WVH show: Don’t request “Panama.” The son of late Van Halen icon Eddie Van Halen is currently on tour with his solo band while opening for Guns N’ Roses. His sets have consistedRead More →

Vince Bucci/Getty Images Prince‘s deadly opiate addiction was triggered by a painful stage accident in 1984, according to a new biography published Tuesday. In Nothing Compares 2 U: An Oral History of Prince, author Touré writes that the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer hurt his back while rehearsing forRead More →

Ursula Düren/picture alliance via Getty Images Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts, who kept the beat for the legendary British rockers since joining the band in January 1963, has died at the age of 80. A statement from Watts’ spokesperson provided to ABC News reads, “It is with immense sadness thatRead More →

Jenny Risher; Santiago Felipe/Getty Images Alice Cooper and Elvis Costello are among artists hosting new episodes of Audible’s ongoing Words + Music series, an audio program described as a combination of music and storytelling. Cooper will give a rare inside look at the real person behind his iconic shock-rock personaRead More →

Polydor/Interscope/UMe Today, August 24, marks the 40th anniversary of the release of The Rolling Stones‘ classic 1981 album Tattoo You. Tattoo You spent nine consecutive weeks at #1 on the Billboard 200 in the fall of ’81, holding the top spot on the chart longer than any other Stones album.Read More →

Liveright/W.W. Norton In February, Paul McCartney announced plans to release a book this fall called The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present, which offers a self-portrait while also profiling 154 songs he’s written throughout his long career. Now, the former Beatles legend has unveiled the full list of songs that willRead More →

Paras Griffin/Getty Images After an amazing 57 years, Grammy winners Kool & the Gang are not allowing the recent passing of two of their founding members stop the band. Ronald Bell, the primary composer and producer behind many of their iconic hits, including their global anthem “Celebration,” died September 9, 2020, atRead More →

EMI/Interscope Elton John is back on the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time in 21 years — and he has Dua Lipa to thank. Billboard reports Elton’s song with the U.K. pop star, “Cold Heart (Pnau Remix),” debuts at #81 on the chart dated August 28. Elton’s last appearanceRead More →

Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images for Live Nation Barry Manilow’s Harmony musical is coming to New York City for a spring 2022 run. The stage show will be presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene in the Edmond J. Safra Hall Theatre at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Previews are set toRead More →