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  • Depeche Mode announces first 'Memento Mori' single, "Ghosts Again"

    Jim Dyson/Getty ImagesDepeche Mode has revealed the title and premiere date of the first single off the band's upcoming album, Memento Mori. The track is titled "Ghosts Again" and will arrive Thursday, February 9, at 11 a.m. ET. You can listen to a brief snippet of the song via Depeche Mode's […]

  • nothing,nowhere. announces new album, 'VOID ETERNAL'

    DCD2/Fueled By Ramennothing,nowhere. has announced a new album called VOID ETERNAL. The follow-up to 2021's Trauma Factory, which spawned the single "fake friend," will arrive March 31. "I want to be what bands like Linkin Park were to me," nothing,nowhere. says. "I want to provide that level of […]

  • GAYLE says Grammy Song of the Year nod "blew my mind": "It's such a high honor"

    ABCGAYLE may be opening for Taylor Swift on her upcoming Eras Tour, but this weekend she's going head to head with her in the Grammy Song of the Year category. Taylor's nominated for "All Too Well (Taylor's Version)," while GAYLE's up for her hit "abcdefu." Receiving her first Grammy nod has […]

  • Listen to Mod Sun cover "Iris" on new 'Good Save the Teen' album

    Big NoiseMod Sun's new album, God Save the Teen, has arrived, and with it comes a cover of the Goo Goo Dolls song "Iris." The "Flames" rocker delivers a heart-on-his-sleeve rendition of the '90s hit, which already made its emotions very clear. You can listen to the "Iris" cover, as well as the […]

  • Iggy & the Stooges' 'Raw Power' remastered for album's 50th anniversary

    Columbia Records/Legacy RecordingsThe iconic 1973 Iggy & the Stooges album Raw Power has been reissued in honor of its upcoming 50th anniversary. The digital-only package includes newly remastered editions of the album's original mix, done by the late David Bowie, as well as Iggy Pop's updated […]


  • Ringo Starr & Paul McCartney dance together at Los Angeles bash

    Fred Duval/FilmMagicThere was a Beatles reunion in Los Angeles this week. Ringo Starr shared video of him dancing with his bandmate Paul McCartney at a party thrown by McCartney’s daughter Stella McCartney.  “Man, this beautiful day is getting better and better we were at the Stella […]

  • Kevin Cronin introduces REO Speedwagon fans to new keyboardist

    Steve Jennings/Getty ImagesREO Speedwagon keyboardist Neal Doughty retired last month after 55 years with the band, and now the group is introducing fans to his replacement, Derek Hillard. “Hi friends, those of you who have caught any of our 2023 shows may have noticed a new face behind the […]

  • Ozzy Osbourne, Bonnie Raitt & more competing for multiple Grammy Awards Sunday

    CBS/Recording AcademyThe Grammys are finally happening Sunday in Los Angeles and several of your favorite artists are in the running this year. Ozzy Osbourne is up for four awards for his recent album Patient Number 9, including Best Rock Album, Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song for the […]

  • Steven Van Zandt makes deal with Primary Wave Music

    Photo by Heidi GutmanSteven Van Zandt is teaming up with independent music publisher Primary Wave Music in a new deal that encompasses the E Street Band member’s music publishing and recorded music catalogs. The multimillion dollar deal includes Little Steven’s name and likeness rights, as […]

  • Joe Elliott spent most of the Mötley Crüe/Def Leppard tour in isolation

    Jordi Vidal/Redferns via Getty ImagesDef Leppard spent last summer on tour with Mötley Crüe, and while you’d think there’d be a lot of partying going on behind the scenes, Def Leppard frontman Joe Elliott says the threat of COVID kept that from being the case.  “The safest way for us […]

  • Mötley Crüe shares first photo with new band member John 5

    Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Live NationMötley Crüe is ready to start their next chapter. The band just released the first official photo with new band member John 5.  The black-and-white shot, taken by famed photographer Ross Halfin, is captioned “Ready to hit the road…#TheWorldTour […]

  • 'Queen The Greatest Live' episode three gives sneak peek at The Magic Tour rehearsals

    Queen Production Ltd.Queen is out with the latest installment of their yearlong YouTube series Queen The Greatest Live. This week's episode focuses on rehearsals for 1986’s The Magic Tour. The 26-date Magic Tour, which hit stadiums in the United Kingdom and Europe, wound up being […]

  • New Bob Marley limited edition vinyl coming next month

    Photo by Adrian BootMonday, February 6, would have been Bob Marley’s 78th birthday, and to celebrate the milestone the Marley Family is giving fans a present – new vinyl.  The Marley Family, along with Tuff Gong and UME, will release 12 limited-edition Bob Marley vinyl LPs on March 24. Each […]