William Snyder; Courtesy of Julien’s AuctionsThe results have been announced for the latest MusiCares Charity Relief Auction, which was hosted by Julien’s Auctions on Sunday, January 31, and raised money for those in the music industry affected by COVID-19. Among the items bringing in big bucks were a blue jumpsuitRead More →

Andy Cohen Books Mariah Carey‘s tell-all memoir The Meaning of Mariah Carey went into great detail about her dysfunctional family, including the horrible things her sister Alison allegedly did to her as a child.  Now, Alison is suing Mariah for “intentional infliction of immense emotional distress.” Page Six reports thatRead More →

Esoteric RecordingsA limited-edition box set commemorating the 45th anniversary of Al Stewart‘s breakthrough 1976 album Year of the Cat will be released on March 26 as a four-disc package featuring three CDs and a DVD-Audio disc. The expanded collection featured a newly remastered version of the album created by originalRead More →

Nuclear Blast RecordsCurrent Thin Lizzy singer Ricky Warwick will release a new solo album titled When Life Was Hard and Fast on February 19, and in advance of the record’s arrival, the singer has issued its title track as a digital single. The song, which is heavily influenced by ThinRead More →

Credit: dhlovelifeNeil Young has gone back into his archives and, this time around, he discovered an album he long thought lost. Johnny’s Island, which the rocker recorded in 1982, will soon be released and be available to fans. Writing Sunday on his Neil Young Archives website, the four-time Grammy winner revealedRead More →

Neil Lupin/RedfernsTony Bennett’s family has revealed that for the last four years, the legendary crooner, who’s 94, has been battling Alzheimer’s disease. Breaking their silence in AARP The Magazine, the family explains that Bennett’s long-awaited sequel to his Grammy-winning 2014 album with Lady Gaga, Cheek to Cheek, is going toRead More →

Credit: Doltyn Snedden Lynyrd Skynyrd frontman Johnny Van Zant has posted a new video message on the group’s Facebook page in which he discusses the band’s plan to return to performing this year. “[W]e’re looking at June, July,” the singer notes. “I think more people, when they get vaccinated, maybeRead More →

Credit: Germaine ValentineHilton Valentine, founding guitarist of the legendary British Invasion group The Animals, died Friday morning at the age of 77. Valentine’s passing was revealed by his wife, Germaine, and announced in a message issued by the ABKCO Records label. Hilton was responsible for arguably one of the mostRead More →

Jason Powell/Courtesy of StyxStyx is bringing back its “Styx Fix Live” series of special streaming concert events for 2021, and kicking things off this Saturday, January 30, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT at the band’s official YouTube channel. The presentation will feature audio of a June 2018 show thatRead More →

Amy Sussman/FilmMagicMariah Carey’s #MC30 goodies keep on coming. This Friday, as part of the ongoing 30th anniversary celebrations for her debut album, Mariah has released a series of remix EPs from 2005’s The Emancipation of Mimi. Her gift to fans also includes HD versions of all her music videos fromRead More →