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Alan Parsons Plans New Album, World Tour

The artist-producer earned his first accolades behind the boards in the studio with the Beatles and Pink Floyd. The upcoming LP is still a bit of a secret

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Queen ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Movie’s Next Trailer

The film is described as a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury

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Aretha Franklin ‘Atlantic Collection’ with Rarities Due

The six-LP boxed set includes Franklin’s first five studio albums with Atlantic, plus an LP with 11 demos and outtakes that are making their vinyl debut.

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Godsmack Cancels Tour; Guitarist’s Son Dies

Tony Rombola’s son, Joe Fay, died unexpectedly. Says vocalist Sully Erna: “He was one of the kindest and most humble guys I had ever met”

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Stray Cats to Record 1st Album in 25 Years

“Forty years later we stand together and still get that same thrill and exhilaration from the music,” said Brian Setzer.”

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Jimi Hendrix ‘Electric Ladyland’ 50th Deluxe Box Due

The third album by the Jimi Hendrix Experience was his last studio album to have been released during his lifetime. It’s being celebrated with an expanded edition

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Beatles’ ‘White Album’ Symposium Features Insiders

Monmouth Univ.’s 4-day event includes Beatles historian Mark Lewisohn, recording engineer Geoff Emerick and record producer Chris Thomas, both of whom worked on the original LP

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Jethro Tull Book Coming in 2019

The Ballad of Jethro Tull is described as “an illustrated, oral history of the band.” Says Ian Anderson: “We’ve climbed into our lofts and delved into our cellars”

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Music of Cream Opens 50th Anniversary Tour

The trio involved are all accomplished musicians—and features Clapton’s nephew Will Johns, Bruce’s son Malcolm and Baker’s son Kofi

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Record Store Day Black Friday 2018 Releases

Get ready for the annual extravaganza, with plenty of special releases for music fans. Visit your favorite indie record shop, rubbing elbows with fellow music lovers

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