Courtesy of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Elton John’s songwriting partner Bernie Taupin is being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in the Musical Excellence category this year, and he is feeling “blessed” by the inclusion. “And they said, ‘Welcome to the club.’ 2023 is a time toRead More →

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Prince will once again be celebrated this June with Paisley Park’s four-day Celebration 2023. The event will include conversations with artists like Chaka Khan, Chuck D and D-Nice, and panel discussions about the legendary artist. Fans will be allowed entry into Prince’s infamous vault, where they’ll get to hear new, unreleased recordings by theRead More →

Courtesy of Wentworth Gallery’ Mickey Hart will certainly be busy this summer with Dead & Company’s final tour, but he’s making time in his schedule to help show off his art. The rocker is set to make two rare in-person art gallery appearances to promote his latest art collection, the Art ofRead More →

Scott Legato/Getty Images The late Tom Petty is getting a new title this week. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer can soon be referred to as doctor, now that he’s being awarded a posthumous doctorate by the University of Florida School of Music. A member of Petty’s family will be onRead More →

ABC/ABC In the latest instance of artificial intelligence messing with music, People reports that a YouTube user has used artificial intelligence to transform solo songs by Paul McCartney and John Lennon into full blown Beatles songs.  The videos were posted by a user named Dae Lims, who reimagined McCartney’s 2013 track “New” and the 1983 posthumous Lennon release “Grow Old with Me” as completeRead More →

Cattle Track Road Records/painting by Ed Mell E Street Band guitarist Nils Lofgren is set to release a new solo album, Mountains, on July 21 and has shared the first single from the record, “Ain’t The Truth Enough,” featuring special guest Ringo Starr on drums. In addition to Ringo, the 10-track album features guest appearances by severalRead More →

Astana Music Inc/ BFD/The Orchard Kool & The Gang is back with new music. The band, led by founding members Robert “Kool” Bell and George “Funky” Brown, will drop the brand new album, People Just Wanna Have Fun, on July 14. It features the already released first single, “Let’s Party,” featuring Sha Sha Jones.  “You’ve gotRead More →

Ross Halfin Def Leppard is treating their hometown fans to a very special show. The band just announced they’ll be playing an intimate club show at The Leadmill in Sheffield, England, on May 19. The band promises fans the concert will feature “a unique set list,” with portions of the proceeds going to MusicRead More →

Julien’s Auctions Now’s your chance to own a piece of rock history. Julien’s Auctions is holding a new Music Icons auction, featuring over 1,200 unique pieces of memorabilia from the likes of Queen, The Rolling Stones, U2, The Who and more.  Among the items up for grabs is a New York Yankees bomber jacket wornRead More →

On This Day, May 3, 1986… English singer/songwriter Robert Palmer landed his first and only Billboard Hot 100 number one with “Addicted to Love,” which went on to become his signature song.  The song was the second single released from Palmer’s eighth studio album Riptide, which also featured the number two hits “Simply Irresistible” andRead More →