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Management contract that the original Beatles lineup signed with Brian Epstein to be auctioned in July

The original management contract that The Beatles signed with Brian Epstein in January 1962 is going up for bid at an online-only auction hosted by Sotheby's in London that's scheduled to run from July 1 to July 9. The document, which was signed by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison…... Read More

America's Gerry Beckley releasing solo album titled "Five Mile Road" in September; new single out now

America singer/guitarist Gerry Beckley will release a new solo album titled Five Mile Road on September 20.The record features 12 new original songs, 11 of which Beckley penned on his own and one, a tune called "Life Lessons," that he co-wrote with actor/musician Bill Mumy, who perhaps is best-known as…... Read More

Mitch Ryder releases new album, "Detroit Breakout!," packed with classic covers and guest stars

Detroit rock and soul legend Mitch Ryder has just released a new album featuring covers of rock, pop, soul and folk songs that he recorded with a variety of guest artists. Detroit Breakout! includes contributions from Runaways singer Cherie Currie, as well as legendary rock guitarists like The MC5's Wayne…... Read More

2019 Grateful Dead "Meet-Up at the Movies" screening to feature complete 1991 Giants Stadium concert

The ninth annual edition of The Grateful Dead's one-night-only "Meet-Up at the Movies" screening event will take place at select theaters on August 1, coinciding with what would have been the late Jerry Garcia's 77th birthday. This year, the event has been expanded to include cinemas around the world, and…... Read More

Santana's 'Supernatural' album marks its 20th anniversary Saturday

Twenty years ago this Saturday, Santana's massively successful album Supernatural was released. The album featured the monster hit "Smooth," and went on to win eight Grammys -- including Album, Song and Record of the Year -- and sell over 15 million copies in the U.S. Supernatural's concept -- pairing legendary…... Read More

Bruce Springsteen releases new studio album, "Western Stars"; debuts video for title track

Bruce Springsteen's first new studio album in five years, Western Stars, gets released today. As previously reported, Springsteen describes the new collection as "a jewel box of a record" that marks "a return to my solo recordings featuring character driven songs and sweeping, cinematic orchestral arrangements." The sound of Western…... Read More

Roger Daltrey says he thinks The Who's upcoming album is its best since "Quadrophenia"

If Roger Daltrey is to be believed, Who fans are going to love the band's upcoming studio album. NME.com reports that during a Q&A held Thursday at the group's London pop-up shop, The Who @52, Daltrey declared, "I think we've made our best album since [1973's] Quadrophenia." The singer admitted…... Read More

Madonna's tour promoter denies reports of poor ticket sales: "It's just absolute lies"

Madonna's longtime tour promoter is incensed over a recent story in the New York Post claiming that tickets for her upcoming Madame X tour aren't selling well.  He claims the article is based on lack of knowledge and bias. Speaking to Pollstar, promoter Arthur Fogel says the Post article is…... Read More

Dickey Betts Band to release album and Blu-ray documenting July 2018 New York concert

In early 2018, founding Allman Brothers Band singer/guitarist Dickey Betts returned to performing after a three-year hiatus before multiple health issues sidelined him again later in the year. One of the concerts Betts and his solo band did play last year was a show on July 21 on Staten Island…... Read More

Sheryl Crow confirms new album Threads features Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Sting, Joe Walsh & more

Sheryl Crow has finally revealed the full list of collaborators for her upcoming all-star duets album, Threads, which will be released August 30. Among the many newly confirmed guests contributing to the record are Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Sting, Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh and James Taylor. Clapton…... Read More

Tom Petty's childhood home up for sale; potential new owner wants to make it a historic landmark

Tom Petty's childhood home in Gainesville, Florida, is up for sale and, according to The Gainesville Sun, a real-estate agent from California who also is a huge fan of the late rocker has put a down payment on the property, which he's hoping to have declared a historic landmark. "I've…... Read More