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KINKS Reunion May Happen Without Dave Davies

Photo by MJ Kim / Getty Images The Kinks haven’t released an album of new material since ‘Phobia’ in 1993, but if fans were expecting all that time off to smooth the famously fractious relationship between co-founding brothers Dave and Ray Davies, they can think again. The band recently confirmed plans for a 50th anniversary reunion that will include new music, and during an interview with Mojo, Ray reiterated ... Read More »

Robert Plant Posts Second Short Film About New Album

Robert Plant’s new album lullaby And…The Ceaseless Roar comes out September 9th, and if fans wants to get to know Plant’s new band, The Sensational Space Shifters, check out his latest short film. The three-minute clip features commentary and insight from guitarists Justin Adams and Liam “Skin” Tyson, as well as keyboardist John Baggott about the making of the album. Shortly after the release of lullaby And…The Ceaseless Roar, Plant ... Read More »

Mark David Chapman Denied Parole For 8th Time

John Lennon‘s killer is now 0-for-8 in requests for parole. Mark David Chapman, who shot Lennon outside his New York City apartment on December 8, 1980, has been denied parole for an eighth time by a three-member panel that still considers him a threat to society; in its denial, the panel wrote to Chapman that he “would not live and ... Read More »

Springsteen Releases “Born To Run” – Aug. 25th, 1975

It’s hard to believe that 39 years ago, Bruce Springsteen released, perhaps, his greatest masterpiece. Born To Run still sounds as fresh today as when it came out in 1975, and its emotion and drama, whether it’s a screen door slamming to the hungry and the hunted exploding into rock ‘n’ roll bands, still cuts straight to the heart. The eight-track epic has ... Read More »

Mark and Pete Take The #IceBucketChallenge

Mark Mayfield & Pete Cummings took on the #IceBucketChallenge over at Twin Peaks in North Scottsdale along with our buddys at Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale.  Mark challeged Al & Paul from TSO along with Nils Lofgren and Pete challenged his band mates Bill and Shane along with his good buddy Neil Williams. We as a station also felt that is was ... Read More »

Two Long Out-of-Print Jimi Hendrix Albums to Be Reissued

Two long out-of-print Jimi Hendrix albums — ‘Cry of Love’ and ‘Rainbow Bridge’ — will be reissued next month. The classic LPs, which were originally released after Hendrix’s death in 1970, were culled from sessions that the guitar legend had worked on in 1969 and 1970. Back when the albums came out in 1971, they received a ton of attention, since they ... Read More »