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Steve Winwood has announced a short late-April/early-May tour of the U.S. east coast and midwest to kick off his 2015 season.

A pre-sale for the April 17 Minneapolis date is already in progress...
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Accompanying the announcement of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 2015 induction class was the usual head shaking and open-mouthed disbelief that some of classic rock’s oldest and most worthy bands were pa...
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has officially announced next year's inductees: Lou Reed, Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Joan Jett and the B...
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Joe Perry has unveiled the first video from the ‘Joe Perry’s Merry Christmas‘ EP that he released last week. You can watch his take on Chuck Berry‘s ‘Run Run Rudolph’ below...
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AC/DC have announced the first official dates for the Rock Or Bust World Tour.

The European leg of the tour will kick off in Arnhem, Netherlands on May 5. London will host AC/DC on July 4...
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In the ABBA special edition Monopoly instead of streets, you buy single records, and instead of real estate you buy recording studios.

The six tokens relate to ABBA songs...
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While Coldplay tinker away in the studio as they immediately start work on the follow-up to 2014's Ghost Stories, Chris Martin and company have shared one more new remnant from the most recent LP: The piano-driven "Mi...
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The Memphis soul label Stax/Volt will issue two comprehensive box sets of the singles it released in the late Sixties through the mid-Seventies for the first time digitally...
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Friday, December 19, 2014
  • Darlene Love - David Letterman - CBS
  • Vintage Trouble - Jimmy Kimmel - ABC (r)
  • Le Butcherettes - Carson Daly - NBC (r)
  • Ho99o9 - Carson Daly - NBC (r)
Saturday, December 20, 2014
  • One Direction - Saturday Night Live - NBC
  • Tom Waits - Austin City Limits - PBS (encore)
Monday, December 22, 2014
  • OK Go - David Letterman - CBS (r)
  • Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo - Jimmy Kimmel - ABC (r)
  • Ryan Adams - Conan O'Brien - TBS (r)
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
  • Matisyahu - Yahoo Live Concerts - Yahoo
  • Sam Hunt - David Letterman - CBS (r)
  • Big Sean - Jimmy Fallon - NBC
  • Smashing Pumpkins - Jimmy Kimmel - ABC (r)
  • Annie Lennox - Tavis Smiley - PBS (r)
  • Gerard Way - Conan O'Brien - TBS (r)
  • Sting - Kelly & Michael - syndicated
  • Nick Jonas - Kelly & Michael - syndicated
December 09, 2014
  • Cracker , Berkeley To Bakersfield
  • Smashing Pumpkins , Monuments To An Elegy
December 16, 2014
  • Charli XCX , Sucker
  • Cream , Cream: 1966 - 1972  (LP box set)
January 13, 2015
  • Meghan Trainor , Title  (Deluxe Edition)
  • Guster , Evermotion
January 20, 2015
  • The Decemberists , What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World
  • Marilyn Manson , The Pale Emperor
  • Sleater-Kinney , No Cities To Love
January 27, 2015
  • Mark Ronson , Uptown Special
February 03, 2015
  • Bob Dylan , Shadows in the Night
February 09, 2015
  • Kodaline , Coming Up For Air
February 17, 2015
  • Kate Pierson , Guitars and Microphones
February 24, 2015
  • Kid Rock , First Kiss
March 03, 2015
  • UFO , A Conspiracy of Stars
  • Modest Mouse , Strangers to Ourselves
March 09, 2015
  • Robin Trower , Something’s About To Change
March 10, 2015
  • KC and the Sunshine Band , Feeling You
  • Europe , War Of Kings
April 15, 2015
  • Bachman , Heavy Blues
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Original_charlixcx2014suckerlp Charli XCX
Original_cream2014_1966_1972lpbox Cream
Original_decemberists2014whatterribleworldlp The Decemberists
Original_dylanbob2015shadowsnightlp Bob Dylan
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NEWS BITS
  • Daryl Hall will perform at his brand new restaurant and club on New Years Eve and stream the concert live ~ The Daryl’s House Restaurant & Live Music Club is in Pawling, New York, a couple of hours drive north of New York City ~ Artists scheduled to perform in coming weeks include Jose Feliciano, Average White Band and Robert Randolph ~ Daryl plans on making his New Year’s Eve show an annual event ~ “This will be a very special night and we promise a non-stop party with great music, terrific food and lots of celebration… have you ever known a trip to Daryl’s house to be anything different?,” Daryl Hall said ~ The Webby Award-winning Live from Daryl’s House will begin its new season next March on Palladia and LFDH.com --- Noise11

  • Irish star Hozier's global hit "Take Me To Church" has been announced as 2014's most streamed track of the year ~ This morning Spotify announced the song as their global number 1 most shared song on the service in 2014, and the biggest song in the world at this moment ~ It follows confirmation that "Take Me To Church" had already topped their global chart (with over 87 million streams to date), and further cements the young Wicklow musician as the first tangible example of a breakthrough streaming superstar ~ The track currently sits at 1 on the Shazam worldwide chart --- MusicNews

  • Original Judas Priest guitarist K. K. Downing has announced the launch of his own fragrance line, Metal For Men, which he says are aimed at rock and metal fans ~ "I thought it was about time that there were some quality products available for rock and metal fans," explains Downing ~ "The fragrances are extremely high quality and I am sure that you will enjoy them." ~ With the Metal For Men slogan, "Be Metal. Be Men.", Downing says the new line includes products for both men and women (Metal pour Femme) --- CRR

  • The classic Sixties band Iron Butterfly are back together with two of their original members and are planning a new album and tour ~ Original drummer Ron Bushy and classic era guitarist Mike Pinera are joining forces with Doug Ingle, Jr., son of founder Doug Ingle and a new bassist to play the band's hits like In-a-Gadda-da-Vida and Soul Experience along with some new tunes ~ Iron Butterfly originally formed in 1966 and released their debut album, Heavy, in 1968 via Atco. A mere six months later they put out In-a-Gadda-da-Vida which included the classic 17-minute title cut ~ The album went to No. 4 and was Atlantic Records' biggest selling album until the release of Led Zeppelin IV --- VVN

  • Forget the iPhone 6. Right now, Apple’s most coveted product is the iPod Classic ~ The music player is going for $1,000 on eBay ~ Since Apple quietly discontinued the original iPod in October, it’s been selling secondhand for up to four times its original value ~ Why? Well, aside from now being a limited-edition product, the Classic has double the storage capacity of any of the current iPods still being made ~ The seventh and final version of the iPod Classic came out in 2010 ~ Apple’s current product with the most capacity is the iPod Touch, which stores about half as much as the Classic ---  Paste

  • Former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty is less than thrilled that his onetime bandmates are now suing him for a variety of claims, including trademark infringement for allegedly using the band name ~ Although the lawsuit did not conclude by asking the singer to stop playing his CCR songs live, Fogerty said in a statement that he's standing by his works ~ "The people who come to my shows know they will hear me sing and play the songs I wrote and recorded over the past four decades of my career," the singer said. "Every night we play live, I'm thrilled to see all of those fans singing along to the songs that have touched them ` ~ I am playing the music that I love and wrote, with full joy" ~ "No lawyers, lawsuits, or angry ex-band members will stop me ever again from singing my songs" ~ "I am going to continue to tour and play all my songs every single night I am out on the road." --- RS
THE TOP 10 ALBUMS ON iTUNES
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Taylor Swift
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Michael Buble
  1. 2014 Forest Hills Drive, J. Cole
  2. 1989, Taylor Swift
  3. That's Christmas To Me, Pentatonix
  4. Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart?, K. Michelle
  5. The Pinkprint, Nicki Minaj
  6. Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), Various Artists
  7. Christmas, Michael Buble
  8. x, Ed Sheeran
  9. In The Lonely Hour, Sam Smith
  10. Hozier, Hozier
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THE TOP 10 SINGLES ON iTUNES
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Taylor Swift
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Hozier
  1. Blank Space, Taylor Swift
  2. Take Me To Church, Hozier
  3. Uptown Funk, Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars
  4. Thinking Out Loud, Ed Sheeran
  5. Lips Are Movin, Meghan Trainor
  6. The Hanging Tree, Jennifer Lawrence
  7. Shake It Off, Taylor Swift
  8. I'm Not the Only One, Sam Smith
  9. The Heart Wants What It Wants, Selena Gomez
  10. All About That Bass, Meghan Trainor
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