• Yes’ Steve Howe Talks About Band’s "Unusual" New Album, Praises New Frontman

    Yes’ Steve Howe Talks About Band’s "Unusual" New Album, Praises New Frontman

    Yes recently wrapped up a North American summer tour during which the band debuted some material from its latest studio album, Heaven & Earth, the prog-rock legends’ first with their new lead singer Jon Davison.  Guitarist Steve Howe tells ABC News Radio that the record is “a different sort of album” for Yes. “It’s an unusual album in a way.  It has a light element to it,” Howe explains, noting that he agrees with some fans who have described the record as being “accessible.” Davison has only been an official member of Yes since 2012, but he played a big… Read more

  • Barry White Box Set Featuring Five Classic ’70s Albums Arriving in Late September

    Barry White Box Set Featuring Five Classic ’70s Albums Arriving in Late September

    A new box set gathering together five classic albums by Barry White, the man responsible for some of the 1970s’ sexiest soul jams, will be released on September 30 to mark what would have been the deep-voiced singer’s 70th birthday.  Barry White: 5 Classic Albums includes 1973′s I’ve Got So Much to Give and Stone Gon’, 1974′s Can’t Get Enough, 1975′s Just Another Way to Say I Love You and 1976′s Let the Music Play. These albums yielded many of White’s biggest hits, including the 1974 chart-topping smash “Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, Babe,” and top 10 singles “I’m… Read more

  • Jimi Jamison, Lead Singer for Survivor, Dies at 63

    Jimi Jamison, Lead Singer for Survivor, Dies at 63

    Sting is among the stars who will perform at a September 15 fundraising event in New York City supporting organizations and activists fighting for the rights of those who identify themselves as either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex (LGBTI).  Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality will be held at the Gershwin Theatre, and will feature a variety of artists and speakers from around the world sharing inspiring songs and stories. Proceeds from the show will benefit the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice’s Fueling the Frontlines campaign.  The organization is committed to improvement of the LGBTI community’s… Read more

  • Founding Jethro Tull Bassist Glenn Cornick Dies at 67

    Founding Jethro Tull Bassist Glenn Cornick Dies at 67

    Glenn Cornick, Jethro Tull‘s original bass player, died Thursday at his home in Hilo, Hawaii.  He was 67.  The British-born musician’s family told The New York Times that the cause of death was congestive heart failure. Cornick appeared on Jethro Tull’s first three studio albums, 1968′s This Was, 1969′s Stand Up and 1970′s Benefit and played on the group’s early tours.  He exited the band in 1971, after forming the group Wild Turkey and before Tull recorded of its classic 1971 album Aqualung.  Prior to Jethro Tull’s formation, Cornick played with frontman Ian Anderson and the band’s founding guitarist Mick… Read more

  • Sting Set to Perform at NYC Concert Supporting Equality for LGBT Community

    Sting Set to Perform at NYC Concert Supporting Equality for LGBT Community

    Sting is among the stars who will perform at a September 15 fundraising event in New York City supporting organizations and activists fighting for the rights of those who identify themselves as either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex (LGBTI).  Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality will be held at the Gershwin Theatre, and will feature a variety of artists and speakers from around the world sharing inspiring songs and stories. Proceeds from the show will benefit the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice’s Fueling the Frontlines campaign.  The organization is committed to improvement of the LGBTI community’s… Read more

  • Duran Duran Headlining Unveiling Event for New Mazda Sports Car; Band Shares Details About Next Album

    Duran Duran Headlining Unveiling Event for New Mazda Sports Car; Band Shares Details About Next Album

    Duran Duran will be the headliners of a special event this Wednesday in Monterey, California, that will feature the unveiling of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata.  Starting at 6 p.m. PT, the event will be streamed live on Mazda’s YouTube channel, allowing the whole world to get a first look at the car, as well as check out highlights of a performance by the band. “Duran Duran and the MX-5 Miata both made their world debuts in the 1980s and captured the hearts and imagination of an entire generation,” says Mazda executive Russell Wager.  “In 25 years, both the car… Read more

  • Get Texts from, Tune In for Bret Michaels & Other Stars on Today's MDA Telethon

    Get Texts from, Tune In for Bret Michaels & Other Stars on Today's MDA Telethon

    Just a reminder that Poison frontman Bret Michaels is among the stars who will appear on the MDA Show of Strength Telethon, benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  The two-hour broadcast starts tonight at 9 p.m. ET on ABC.  But if you don’t want to sit through the whole thing waiting for your favorite celebrities, don’t worry: they’ll text you. If you go to MDA.org right now and register at the Telethon Star Tracker, you’ll be able to select which stars you’re interested in seeing during the broadcast, and you’ll receive a text alerting you that they’re coming up so you… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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