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New Dates for U2 Paris Concerts

U2 has set two new dates next month to play Paris after canceling shows in the wake of the terror attacks. One will still be shown on HBO.

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Foo Fighters Release Free EP

The Foos have just released five songs culled from various points in their career and recorded in informal sessions in Austin, TX as free downloads.

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Pearl Jam Pays Tribute to Paris Attack Victims

Pearl jam paid tribute to the Paris terror victims by performing a song by The Eagles of Death Metal in Brazil the other night. It was their second salute.

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Dion Releases a New Song With Paul Simon

Two lifelong New Yorkers, Dion and Paul Simon, sing a salute to the city they love. New York Is My Home from Dion’s upcoming album of the same name.

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Grateful Dead, Fleetwood Mac Make Grammy Hall of Fame

The 2016 inductees are 26 all very deserving albums & songs, many you know and love.

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Grateful Dead Free Downloads 30 Live Tracks

Gotta hand it to the Dead: They may be cashing in with Fare Three Well. But they are also offering free downloads of 30 tracks from throughout their career

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Jeff Lynne’s ELO Perform 2 Songs On ‘Tonight Show’

Here’s the exclusive web-only clip of ELO’s live performance of “Mr. Blue Sky” from Wednesday’s The Tonight Show, not included on the broadcast

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James Taylor to Get Medal of Freedom; On ‘Colbert’ Tonight (11/18)

Next week, James Taylor gets one of the nation’s highest civilian honors: The Presidential Medal of Freedom. He’s on “The Late Show” this evening (11/18)

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Anthrax Reissues ‘Spreading the Disease’; New LP Due (Update)

Expanded edition of the 2nd album by the popular thrash metal band, their first with singer Joey Belladonna, out November 20. And info on a new studio LP

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Clapton Gears Up For A Far East Residency

As Slowhand hits 70, he has his Royal Albert Hall residency concert film out & is doing a similar stand in Japan – a new take on tours for him in future?

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