Neal Schon Open to Reuniting with Steve Perry for Journey Farewell Tour
Could Journey be calling it quits? Maybe not, according to guitarist Neal Schon, but he’s definitely had thoughts about how he wants to go out on a sustained high note. In a new interview, he reveals that he’s open to having former lead singer Steve Perry join them band for one last go-round.
The Eagles’ Don Felder Thought ‘Hotel California’ Would Flop
Artists are rarely the best judges of their own material. How many times have we cringed when a classic group we love releases a new album they claim is among their best ever? And how often are we privileged to hear outtakes that cause us to smack our heads, in disbelief that they were left off the original record?
The Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour’ to be Released on DVD and Blu-ray
‘Magical Mystery Tour,’ the Beatles‘ 1967 made-for-TV film, will be released on DVD and Blu-ray worldwide on Oct. 8 and in North America on Oct. 9, which, coincidentally, would have been John Lennon’s 72nd birthday. The movie will also have a limited theatrical release on Sept. 27.
The Doors’ 1968 Hollywood Bowl Concert Gets Tricked-Out Audio and Video Re-Releases
For the first time ever, fans of the Doors will be able to hear the entirety of their famous concert at the Hollywood Bowl on July 5, 1968. On Oct. 23, the band will release ‘Live at the Bowl ’68′ in both video (DVD, Blu-ray, digital) and audio (CD, LP, digital) formats.
Elton John Responds to ‘Nikita’ Plagiarism Lawsuit
Back in April we learned that a songwriter named Guy Hobbs was suing Elton John and Bernie Taupin in an Illinois court for allegedly stealing the words to Hobbs’ song ‘Natasha’ for their 1985 hit ‘Nikita.’ TMZ is now reporting that John has filed his legal documents which deny the allegations and request immediate dismissal of the suit.
Van Morrison, ‘Open the Door (To Your Heart)’ – Song Review
‘Open the Door (To Your Heart’),’ the new single by Van Morrison has been released. It’s from his new album, ‘Born to Sing: No Plan B,’ which will be released Oct. 2 on Blue Note Records.
Neil Young Joins All-Star Lineup for Central Park Benefit Concert
The Great Lawn of New York’s Central Park will play host to a massive rock concert on Sept. 29, with the likes of Neil Young and Foo Fighters headlining. The Global Festival hopes to raise awareness and funds to end global poverty.
Sammy Hagar and Members of Aerosmith To Guest on New Season of ‘That Metal Show’
The 11th season of VH1 Classic’s ‘That Metal Show’ gets underway on Aug. 11. Co-host Eddie Trunk has, on his blog, unveiled the list of musicians that will appear in the upcoming weeks.
Aerosmith Joined Onstage by Darryl ‘D.M.C.’ McDaniel for ‘Walk this Way’
Major arena tours provide great opportunities for old friends to reunite in the for of special guest appearances. Tuesday night (July 24) at the IZOD Center in E. Rutherford, N.J., Aerosmith were joined onstage by Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniel of Run-D.M.C., who sat in with the band on ‘Toys in the Attic.’
Chicago and Doobie Brothers Announce 2012 Tour
For the fifth time in their careers, Chicago and the Doobie Brothers will tour together. The two classic rock bands will be on the road playing mostly sheds and amphitheaters for 25 dates across the country between July 11 and August 26. Chicago are the headliners, but the show promises to have both bands on stage for the finale playing some of their biggest hits.