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Four Classic Rockers on the Forbes Top 10 Highest Paid Musicians List


Thanks to their successful tours, four classic rockers — the Eagles, Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney – wound up in the Top 10 on the annual World’s Highest Paid Musicians list. According to Forbes, the Eagles finished at No. 3 by taking in $100 million. Directly behind them were Bon Jovi ($82 million) and Springsteen ($81 million). McCartney, the ... Read More »

YES: “Cruise To The Edge” 2015 line-up


Yes will embark on their third annual Cruise to the Edge next fall, and they’re taking some friends along for the voyage. ABC News Radio reports that the band’s next cruise, which follows similar expeditions in March 2013 and April 2014, will begin on Nov. 15, 2015, departing from Miami. On their four-day sail, which is scheduled to visit Key ... Read More »

Scorpions announce 50th Anniversary Tour Dates


The Scorpions will celebrate their 50th anniversary pretty much the same way they’ve spent all the other ones: on the road. The band has announced the first dates for its upcoming half-century celebration, which begins with a May 8 show in the Czech Republic and runs through spring 2016. Although there’s a significant number of stops on the tour, they’re ... Read More »



IN OTHER NEWS Grateful Dead, Billy Joel and Sammy Hagar. Rock Scully, who managed The Grateful Dead from 1965 to 1985, has died from lung cancer. He was 73. The 12 shows Billy Joel did this year at New York’s Madison Square Garden grossed just over $24-million dollars on the sale of 223,900 tickets. Sammy Hagar will join Nikki Sixx, ... Read More »



YARDBIRDS: Shutting the Coop The current members of the legendary band will go their separate ways after January. The current version of The Yardbirds will do their last show on January 30th at the 100 Club in London. Jim McCarty, the band’s original drummer, says, “The Yardbirds as a band has continued to evolve through the years with great musicians ... Read More »

Bachman Is Back…


RANDY BACHMAN: Launches a New Lineup He’s backed by two women in Bachman. Randy Bachman has himself a new band he’s calling Bachman, and they’ll release their debut album, Heavy Blues, on April 15th. The new lineup is a trio — Randy and two ladies, Anna Ruddick on bass and Dale Anne Brendan on drums. The disc features some very ... Read More »