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11/27/22-Eurythmics to tour!

Source: music-news.com Eurthymics are set to be reforming for a world tour. The 'There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart)' duo - comprising Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart - went their separate ways in 1990 but have reunited several times since and after getting back together earlier this year to perform at their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, they have been asked by promoters […]

todayNovember 27, 2022

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11/26/22-Irene Cara passes

Hear Irene on "The Lost 45s" show on our exclusive interview page! Irene Cara, the Oscar-winning singer of the title tracks to "Fame" and "Flashdance," has died at age 63, her publicist announced late Friday. Cara died in her Florida home of an undisclosed cause. Her publicist confirmed her death. "It is with profound sadness that on behalf of her family I announce the passing of Irene Cara," publicist Judith […]

todayNovember 26, 2022

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11/27-Cliff Richard Tour News

Source: music-news.com Sir Cliff Richard doesn't do long tours because of the "strain" on his vocal cords. The 82-year-old music legend will embark on 'The Blue Sapphire Tour' next November, eight shows kicking off with a mini-residency at the London Eventim Apollo between November 6 and 12. He said: “It’s not a very long tour. The heavy touring is a real strain, particularly on the vocal cords. You wake up […]

todayNovember 25, 2022

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11/15/22-Roberta Flack Can No Longer Sing

Source: New York Times/Matt Stevens Roberta Flack, the highly decorated vocalist whose smash hits like “Killing Me Softly With His Song” made her among the most recognizable voices of the 1970s, has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and can no longer sing, according to a statement released by her publicist on Monday. The condition, known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, was diagnosed in August and has made it difficult for […]

todayNovember 15, 2022

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11/15/22-Foreigner Farewell Tour

Source: music-news.com Foreigner have announced the start of their 'Historic Farewell Tour'. The 'I Want To Know What Love Us' rock veterans will hit the road for the first leg of their last ever tour with a 32-date run of North American dates, starting on July 6 at the Ameris Bank Amphitheatre in Alpharetta, Georgia and ending on September 3 in Holmdel, New Jersey. Speaking to Billboard, founder and guitarist […]

todayNovember 15, 2022

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11/9/22-Nazareth’s Dan McCafferty dies

Source: CNN Dan McCafferty, the original lead singer of Scottish hard rock band Nazareth, has died aged 76, his band has confirmed. “This is the saddest announcement I ever had to make,” band member Pete Agnew wrote in a statement posted to the band’s website, announcing McCafferty’s death on Tuesday. “Maryann and the family have lost a wonderful loving husband and father, I have lost my best friend and the […]

todayNovember 9, 2022

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11/9/22-Alabama’s Jeff Cook dies

Source: (CNN) Jeff Cook, one of the original members of the country band Alabama, has died, according to the group’s representative, Don Murry Grubbs. He was 73. Cook died at his vacation home in Destin, Florida on Monday “with his family and close friends by his side,” according to a press release and a statement posted to the band’s social media accounts. Cook, the statement added, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s […]

todayNovember 9, 2022

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11/8/22-Peter Gabriel to tour

Source: music-news.com Peter Gabriel has announced his first European tour in almost a decade. The 72-year-old musician - who is the original lead singer of prog rock group Genesis - is set to hit the road next spring for the 22-date 'i/o The Tour', which kicks off on May 18 in Krakow, Poland. Fans can expect new material from Peter's forthcoming album 'i/o' - the follow-up to 2011's 'New Blood' […]

todayNovember 8, 2022

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11/7/22-Duran Duran’s Andy Taylor’s cancer fight

Source: music-news.com Duran Duran guitarist Andy Taylor is battling stage 4 prostate cancer. During the band's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction on Saturday night, members John Taylor, Roger Taylor, Nick Rhodes, and Simon Le Bon read a letter written by Andy - who is no relation to John or Roger - explaining why he couldn't attend the ceremony. "Just over four years ago, I was diagnosed with stage […]

todayNovember 7, 2022

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10/28/22-Jerry Lee Lewis Dies

Source: CNN Jerry Lee Lewis, the piano-pounding, foot-stomping singer who electrified early rock ‘n’ roll with hits like “Great Balls of Fire” and “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On” before marital scandal derailed his career, has died, according to a statement from his representative, Zach Farnum. He was 87. Lewis passed away at his home in Desoto County, Mississippi, south of Memphis, the statement said. Farnum told CNN that Lewis died […]

todayOctober 28, 2022

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10/27/22-Rolling Stones new LP with Charlie Watts

 Source: music-news.com Late Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts will feature on the band's next album, Ronnie Wood has revealed. The legendary rock group are working on their first LP of original songs for 18 years and the 75-year-old guitarist says that Charlie - who passed away in August 2021 at the age of 80 - will be heard on the eagerly anticipated record, which is expected to be released in […]

todayOctober 27, 2022

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10/23/22-Peter Frampton’s 19th LP!

Source: music-news.com Peter Frampton is recording his 19th studio album. The 72-year-old rock star - who is best known for hits such as 'Show Me the Way, 'Baby, I Love Your Way,' 'Do You Feel Like We Do' and 'I'm in You' - released his first record 50 years ago and is now creating an album full of self-penned tracks. He said: "I'm recording brand-new material right now. No co-writers, […]

todayOctober 23, 2022

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10/21/22-Carly Simon’s 2 sisters pass one day apart

Source: Deadline.com Broadway Composer Lucy Simon And Opera Singer Joanna Simon Die One Day Apart By Greg Evans In a very sad development, Carly Simon lost both of her sisters this week, with Broadway composer Lucy Simon dying of breast cancer Thursday and former opera singer Joanna Simon passing from thyroid cancer on Wednesday. Both deaths were confirmed by a source close to pop superstar Carly. Lucy Simon was 82, […]

todayOctober 21, 2022

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10/17/22-Janet Jackson’s Comeback

Source: music-news.com   Janet Jackson is reportedly set to launch a spectacular comeback tour. She is said to be working on staging shows after cancelling her ‘Black Diamond’ gigs in 2020 due to the Covid pandemic, which will apparently include new songs. A music source told The Sun on Sunday: “Janet has been preparing for her music comeback for a while and is gearing up for a performance that packs […]

todayOctober 17, 2022

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10/13/22-New Queen Track with Freddie Mercury!

Sources CNN and London Reuters Queen released a rediscovered song featuring Freddie Mercury on Thursday, the band’s first new track with the late frontman’s instantly recognizable vocals to come out in more than eight years. Guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor first told fans about the existence of “Face It Alone” during an interview in the summer. The track was originally recorded in the late 1980s during sessions for […]

todayOctober 13, 2022

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10/7/22-Prince Documentary

Source: music-news.con Kevin Smith's unreleased Prince documentary is to "finally see the light". The 52-year-old director has revealed the access-all-areas film he made before the late music icon's death in April 2016, at the age of 57, from an accidental fentanyl overdose, is going to be released eventually. The 'Jay and Silent Bob' helmer spent hours chatting to the 'Raspberry Beret' hitmaker at his Paisley Park Estate for the project. […]

todayOctober 7, 2022

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10/4/22-Lindsey Buckingham ill

Source: music-news.com Lindsey Buckingham has called off the remainder of his European tour due to "ongoing health issues". The former Fleetwood Mac guitarist, who underwent life-saving heart surgery in 2019, has been forced to pull the rest of his jaunt, with shows in Glasgow, Dublin and Liverpool this week axed. A social media statement read: "Due to ongoing health issues, Lindsey is regrettably having to cancel the remaining shows on […]

todayOctober 4, 2022

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9/30/22-Genesis sells music rights

Source: music-news.com Phil Collins and Genesis have sold some of their publishing rights and master recordings for more than $300 million. The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday that the You'll Be In My Heart singer-songwriter and his former Genesis bandmates had reached a deal with Concord Music Group Inc. to sell a portion of their music rights. The deal includes the publishing rights, master recordings, and various recorded music […]

todaySeptember 30, 2022

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9/29/22-Bruce Springsteen Soul Covers

Source: music-news.com Bruce Springsteen has teased new music arriving today 9/29/22. The Boss appears to have confirmed he's set to release a soul covers album, as recently rumoured. The 73-year-old Rock God shared a clip of an old fashion radio skipping through his covers of classics such as Tyrone Davis’ ‘If I Could Turn Back The Hands Of Time’ and The Commodores‘ ‘Night Shift’. The social media post is captioned: […]

todaySeptember 29, 2022

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9/24/22-Elton John gets honor from President Biden

Washington, Source: (CNN) President Joe Biden on Friday presented Sir Elton John with the National Humanities Medal, surprising the music icon following a performance on the South Lawn of the White House. "I'm never flabbergasted, but I'm flabbergasted," a visibly moved John said, thanking the President and saying that he will "treasure" the honor. The medal, according to the Friday presentation, was to honor John "for moving our souls with […]

todaySeptember 24, 2022

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