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Back in March, we learned that former Yes singer Jon Anderson had begun working on a new project with noted jazz fusion violinist Jean-Luc Ponty...
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Gary Numan has released the official video from his latest single, I Am Dust, from the EP of the same name which he released in January.

Numan made the video with audio-video artist Chris Corner...
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Paul McCartney will continue to add to his Archive reissue series with two Wings albums this fall...
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Stevie Nicks may have spent much of 2013 touring with Fleetwood Mac and celebrating the 35th anniversary of the group's landmark LP Rumours, but the frontwoman still found time to record a solo LP...
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NEWS RIFFS
  • Dick Wagner, the guitarist and songwriter who worked with the likes of Alice Cooper, Lou Reed and KISS, died on Wednesday of respiratory failure - he was 71
  • Fitz and The Tantrums and three Winans Brothers will be the headlining acts for the opening ceremony at the U.S. Open tennis tournament at Flushing Meadows on August 25
  • Stax Records will release individual CDs of Big Star's classic albums #1 Record and Big City on September 2 - long out-of-print, except for in a 2-for-1 package, the new editions have been remastered with 24-bit high resolution audio
  • Rhapsody hits 2 million paid members - the company, which essentially invented the all-inclusive music subscription model in 2001, took a decade to hit its first million subscribers in 2011, the second million comes a year and a half later
  • TV on the Radio will put out their first record in three years, Seeds, this fall
  • Doobie Brothers to release "Southbound," a Country covers Album on November 4 - will include performances by Blake Shelton, Toby Keith, Brad Paisley and the Zac Brown Band among others
  • Joe Perry says he’s ‘halfway through’ his next solo album - "I’ve got about six songs I’m really excited about. I want to get into them as soon as possible. That’s the main focus now.”
  • Def Leppard puts off Las Vegas residency - a proposed string of shows that was tentatively scheduled for November has now been put off until the end of 2015 - the band wants to take a break after their current tour with KISS and then go into the studio to record their next album
  • Natalie Merchant Postpones Balance of Tour Until the Fall Due to Illness
  • Duran Duran sues its own Fan Club - band alleges it was not paid promised revenue, 75 percent of club profits
Thursday, July 31, 2014
  • David Gray - David Letterman - CBS
  • I Am the Avalanche - Carson Daly - NBC (rr)
  • Twin Shadow - Conan O'Brien - TBS (r)
  • Afrojack - Arsenio Hall - syndicated (r)
  • Dan + Shay - Kelly & Michael - syndicated
  • Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings - Ellen Degeneres - syndicated (r)
Friday, August 01, 2014
  • Enrique Iglesias - Good Morning America - Summer Concert Series - ABC
  • American Authors - David Letterman - CBS (r)
  • Aloe Blacc - Jimmy Fallon - NBC
  • OK Go - Jimmy Kimmel - ABC (r)
  • together PANGEA - Carson Daly - NBC (r)
  • Aloe Blacc - Today Show - Summer Concert Series - NBC
Saturday, August 02, 2014
  • Jim James - Austin City Limits - PBS
  • The Black Angels - Austin City Limits - PBS
  • Beck - Saturday Night Live - NBC (r)
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  1. 5 Seconds Of Summer, 5 Seconds Of Summer
  2. TRXYE   (EP), Troye Sivan
  3. The Shawn Mendes EP  (EP), Shawn Mendes
  4. Mandatory Fun, "Weird Al" Yankovic
  5. In The Lonely Hour, Sam Smith
  6. Anomaly, Lecrae
  7. Nobody's Smiling, Common
  8. Native, OneRepublic
  9. Yes! , Jason Mraz
  10. x, Ed Sheeran
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THE TOP 10 SINGLES ON iTUNES
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  1. Burnin' It Down, Jason Aldean
  2. Rude, Magic!
  3. Stay With Me, Sam Smith
  4. Fancy, Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX
  5. Am I Wrong, Nico & Vinz
  6. All About That Bass, Meghan Trainor
  7. Maps, Maroon 5
  8. Problem, Ariana Grande featuring Iggy Azalea
  9. Dirt, Florida Georgia Line
  10. Boom Clap, Charli XCX
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July 16, 2014
  • Yes , Heaven & Earth
July 22, 2014
  • ZZ Top , The Very Baddest Of ZZ Top
July 29, 2014
  • Imelda May , Tribal
  • Eric Clapton & Friends , The Breeze, An Appreciation of JJ Cale
  • Jenny Lewis , The Voyager
  • Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers , Hypnotic Eye
August 05, 2014
  • Spoon , They Want My Soul
August 12, 2014
  • Brian Setzer , Rockabilly Riot
  • Sinead O'Connor , I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss
August 19, 2014
  • Justin Hayward , Spirits...Live At The Buckhead Theater, Atlanta
  • The Gaslight Anthem , Get Hurt
August 25, 2014
  • Ariana Grande , My Everything
August 26, 2014
  • The New Pornographers , Brill Bruisers
  • Robyn Hitchcock , The Man Upstairs
September 02, 2014
  • Counting Crows , Somewhere Under Wonderland
  • Johnny Winter , Step Back
  • Maroon 5 , V
September 09, 2014
  • Robert Plant , lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar
  • Ryan Adams , Ryan Adams
  • Better Than Ezra , All Together Now
  • Bryan Adams , Tracks Of My Years
  • Loudon Wainwright III , Haven't Got the Blues (Yet)
  • Interpol , El Pintor
  • Tennis , Ritual In Repeat
September 15, 2014
  • Slash , World On Fire