James Brown passed away in 2006, but fans are now getting to hear a never-before-heard recording from the Godfather of Soul. The previously unreleased tune, “We Got to Change,” features Brown’s band the J.B.’s, with William “Bootsy” Collins on bass, Phelps “Catfish” Collins on guitar and “Funky Drummer” Clyde Stubblefield.“James Brown always... Read More.
Brian Wilson, co-founder of the Beach Boys, has been has been placed under a conservatorship, his longtime manager, Jean Sievers, confirmed in a statement to KABC-TV.The statement says that the decision was made after Brian’s wife Melinda passed away, noting that Sievers and Wilson family representative LeeAnn Hard will be his... Read More.
After being missing for more than 50 years, Paul McCartney’s long-lost Höfner has been found.The Lost Bass Project has been searching for McCartney’s bass since 2018. Back in September it took the search global, determined to find the instrument, which has been described as “the most important bass... Read More.
Joan Jett is one of the many female musicians featured in an upcoming Rock & Roll Hall of Fame exhibit titled Revolutionary Women in Music: Left of Center.In addition to Jett, who was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with her band The Blackhearts in... Read More.
When Neil Young & Crazy Horse announced their upcoming tour, they revealed they’ll be releasing a new album, FU##IN’ UP. Well, now we know a little bit more about the record.The release has Young and his legendary band, currently made up of Billy Talbot, Ralph Molina, Micah Nelson and Nils Lofgren, sharing nine... Read More.
The life of hitmaking songwriter Diane Warren is coming to the Broadway stage — along with the hits she's written over the years.The musical, called Obsessed, has started production and will include Diane's hits for artists like Cher, Aerosmith, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Lady Gaga and Toni Braxton, plus Taylor Swift's "Say Don't Go," the recently... Read More.
Crowded House recently released the new single “Oh Hi,” and there’s more new music where that came from. The Aussie band, now made up of Neil Finn, Nick Seymour, Mitchell Froom, and Finn’s sons Elroy and Liam, just announced they’ll release the eighth studio album, Gravity Stairs, on May 31. It’s their first... Read More.
Record Store Day has announced the list of exclusive releases for its 2024 event, taking place in independent record stores on April 20. Here are some of the offerings that will be available this year:Two George Harrison albums, Wonderwall Music and Electronic Sound, will be released in limited Zoetrope picture disc... Read More.
Ian Hunter released his guest-filled album Defiance Part 1 last April, and now, almost a year later, he’s ready to unleash Part 2.The Mott The Hoople frontman will release Defiance Part 2: Fiction on April 19 — and just like with his last record, he’s enlisted some of his A-list friends for the... Read More.
Rod Stewart is joining artists like The Beach Boys, Cher, Linda Ronstadt, Stephen Stills and The Beach Boys on the roster of Iconic Artists Group, which acquires and manages the rights to artists' music and brands. Iconic's CEO is music industry veteran and manager Irving Azoff.Rod has sold the rights... Read More.
The career of legendary drummer Carl Palmer is being celebrated with a new career-spanning box set.Carl Palmer Fanfare for the Common Man will consist of three CDs of music from Palmer’s various bands, including the Carl Palmer Band; Emerson, Lake & Palmer; and Asia. There will also be a Blu-ray, The... Read More.