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The Who, Eric Clapton, Pink Floyd and more.
The Who will put the wraps on their Who Hits 50 tour with an outdoor show in London’s Hyde Park on June 26th. Also on the bill will be Paul Weller, Johnny Marr and the Kaiser Chiefs. The tour starts November 30th in Glasgow, Scotland.
Pink Floyd‘s new album, The Endless River, has debuted at number-one in the U.K. A spokesperson for the band says, “Pink Floyd is both thrilled and surprised at the level of international interest in their final album. They want to thank the fans for their support and hope that, in some small way, The Endless River has reminded them of the old-fashioned joy of listening to an album in its entirety.”
Jon Anderson has postponed shows in San Francisco and Las Vegas because of the loss of his voice. He says, “I’m feeling sad. My voice was lost in Chile a couple of weeks ago due to a sinus infection and it is still on holiday somewhere… I’m trying to reschedule the shows ASAP. My doctor insisted, ‘No speaking for at least three weeks.’ Now that’s very hard for me…”
Eric Clapton‘s Rainbow Concert and Time Pieces – The Best of Eric Clapton are being re-released on 180-gram vinyl and in the Hybrid SACD format by specialist label Audio Fidelity.
KISS frontmen Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons will open a second Los Cabos, Mexico location of their popular restaurant Rock & Brews. The first opened in 2013.