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.

Fleetwood Mac World Tour: Details Slowly Emerge

As a full band, they did one concert in 2016 and just two more in 2017. That all changes in 2018, as a “massive trek around the planet” is being planned

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Look Back: Top 40 Rock Hits, November 1976

A novelty hit topped this week’s chart but there were huge rock hits from Frampton, Boston, Kiss, Rod Stewart and Steve Miller. More cowbell, anyone?

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Stevie Nicks’ First Concert Since Tom Petty’s Death

The friends and tour mates last played together in July 2017. One month to the day of his passing, Nicks returned to the stage

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Roger Daltrey Opens Tour With Who Band Members

The Who singer is doing a brief solo tour performing several of the band’s LP cuts as well as Who favorites and songs from his own solo albums

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Eagles Wrap Up ‘Evening With’ Tour in Detroit

The band’s six-show mini-tour, the first to feature Deacon Frey and Vince Gill, is now history. Read our recap and check out the set list.

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Bad Company, Minus Ralphs, Return to Stage

The British band with Paul Rodgers and Simon Kirke gave a triumphant performance in Tulsa, Okla. while their co-founder recuperates from a stroke he suffered in 2016

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Rolling Stones Finish Brief #NoFilter Tour in Paris

The Stones spread out 14 European dates across 46 days and closed out their 2017 tour with three nights in the City of Lights. Our recap

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Look Back: Top 40 Hits October 1978

We’re not kidding! The Stones, The Who, Bob Seger, Billy Joel and Foreigner were all in the Top 10 this week but rock’s days were numbered in that radio format

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Look Back: Top Albums October 1981

Though Top 40 programmers stubbornly played songs by A/C acts, the top 9 slots on the US album sales chart were occupied by rock acts

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Steven Tyler Returns to Stage After Health Scare

Less than four weeks after Aerosmith’s South American tour was abruptly ended due to Tyler’s medical issue, the frontman performed several songs at a benefit concert

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