NEWS PLUS:

What’s the latest info about about rock music and the most interesting and momentous events in its past? You can find it all here: breaking news and articles of interest from around the Web, sales and airplay charts both new and from the past, nuggets of rock history and lore along with notable occasions, and our appreciations of recently-departed artists and other musical figures of note.

George Martin, Beatles Producer, is Dead at 90

The so-called Fifth Beatle, who signed the group when they had been passed on by every other British label, oversaw their stunning development

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Confirmed: Rush Won’t Tour Again

The Canadian trio’s 2015 R40 tour was definitely their last outing.

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Record Store Day 2016 Releases: The Doors, Petty, Hendrix

The Record Store Day 2016 releases also include outstanding titles from Cheap Trick, Creedence, Bowie, the Grateful Dead, James Brown, the Kinks and more

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Gregg Allman Starts Recording New Album in Muscle Shoals

The classic rock blues icon is making his first studio recording since The Allman Brothers Band retired.

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Carole King to Perform Tapestry in London for First Time

Carole King will perform her masterpiece at London’s Hyde Park this summer, supported by Don Henley and her daughter Louise Goffin

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Former Rolling Stone Bill Wyman Diagnosed With Cancer

The band’s longtime bass player is expected to make a full recovery. In fact, he attended a London wedding over the weekend of Mick Jagger’s ex

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Hendrix, Bowie Among Record Store Day 2016 Titles

The complete announcement of Record Store Day 2016 releases hasn’t been revealed but David Bowie and Jimi Hendrix will have limited edition titles

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AC/DC Postpone U.S. Tour Due to Brian Johnson’s Health

The classic rock band’s lead singer has been advised by doctors to stop touring immediately or risk permanent health damage.

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Ex-Eagle Randy Meisner’s Wife Shot Dead (Updates)

A gunshot to the head took the life of Lana Rae Meisner on March 6th. Randy Meisner was cleared once authorities viewed interior surveillance footage

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Lulu & Leo Sayer Team Up in Concert

Two of Britain’s biggest stars from the 1960s & ’70s will perform a night of hits both together and on their own.

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