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Rod Stewart's 'Swing Fever' album has “a rude edge,” but was “a pleasure” to make

ABC Digital  ·  February 23, 2024

Jonas Mohr/Warner Records Swing Fever, Rod Stewart‘s new album with bandleader and TV host Jools Holland, is out February 23. It’s a collection of standards like “Pennies From Heaven” and “Ain’t Misbehavin‘” done in an upbeat, big-band style. Rod had actually […] Read More



Autographed Peter Frampton sound waves art raising money for a good cause

ABC Digital  ·  February 23, 2024

Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images Peter Frampton’s music has been turned into art that’s helping raise money for a good cause. The legendary guitarist announced he has teamed up with artist Tim Wakefield and the Soundwaves Art Foundation for a series of art pieces made […] Read More



The Who’s Pete Townshend to miss Teenage Cancer Trust concert celebrating Roger Daltrey

ABC Digital  ·  February 22, 2024

Matthew Baker/Getty Images The Who is set to headline Teenage Cancer Trust benefit shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall on March 18 and 20, but Pete Townshend wants fans to know he will not be taking part in a separate Teenage […] Read More



U2’s 'Achtung Baby' wins RTÉ Choice Music Prize award for Classic Irish Album

ABC Digital  ·  February 22, 2024

Island Records/Interscope/Ume U2’s 1991 album Achtung Baby has won Ireland’s RTÉ Choice Music Prize for Classic Irish Album.  In announcing the choice, the judging panel, made up of Irish music media and industry professionals, said “you cannot deny the album’s […] Read More



Billy Joel to play California’s new Intuit Dome in October

ABC Digital  ·  February 22, 2024

Myrna M. Suarez/Getty Images Billy Joel is set to play a venue he’s never played before. That’s because it hasn’t actually opened yet.  The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer just announced a one-off show at the brand new Intuit […] Read More



Jimmy Page collaboration with Gibson Guitars announced at Gibson Garage London launch

ABC Digital  ·  February 22, 2024

(L-R): James Bay, Tony Iommi, Jimmy Page, and Sir Brian May/Photo By: Dave Hogan Gibson Guitars has announced a new collaborative partnership with legendary Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page. The news was announced during the launch of Gibson Garage London, which […] Read More



'A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical' is leaving Broadway and coming to America

ABC Digital  ·  February 22, 2024

Courtesy A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Musical Neil Diamond’s music will be leaving Broadway this summer.  Producers just announced that A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will have its final performance at New York’s Broadhurst Theatre on June 30, after 35 […] Read More



First day of Elton John's auction of Atlanta home contents brings $8 million

ABC Digital  ·  February 22, 2024

Disney/Jennifer Pottheiser If the first day is any indication, Elton John stands to make a bundle from the Christie’s auction of the contents of his Atlanta, Georgia, home. The first day of the sale, February 21, brought in $8 million, […] Read More



Ace Frehley drops video for latest '10,000 Volts' single, “Cherry Medicine”

ABC Digital  ·  February 22, 2024

MNRK Heavy Ace Frehley has dropped a new video for “Cherry Medicine,” the latest single off his new solo album, 10,000 Volts. “This is one of my favorite tracks on the album, and we definitely had fun making the video,” the former KISS […] Read More



Diane Warren to receive Songwriters Hall of Fame's highest honor

ABC Digital  ·  February 22, 2024

Songwriters Hall of Fame Diane Warren, already a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, has been announced as this year’s recipient of the hall’s highest honor: the Johnny Mercer Award. The award is given to Hall members “whose body […] Read More