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RECORD STORE DAY: More Releases Announced

The folks behind Record Store Day have announced their full lineup of releases. Here are some highlights from the massive list due out on April 18th: Bruce Springsteen – The remastered versions of his first seven albums — available in a box set last fall — will be issued individually on vinyl. The Animals – The Animals No. 2 EP ... Read More »

2015 Most Anticipated Albums

A new year brings the promise of new sounds. Some of them have been in the works, it seems, for ages. Others will arrive as huge surprises. Legends return, even as newer supergroups stake their claims. Couple that with highly anticipated reissues, and 2015 is off to a fast start. Here’s a gallery of our 20 most anticipated rock albums ... Read More »

ZZ Top Cancel Tour with Jeff Beck following injury

A nasty slip for Dusty Hill has forced ZZ Top to call off the rest of their tour with Jeff Beck, beginning with the show that was supposed to take place in Michigan tonight. The bassist, 65, fell Tuesday inside the band’s tour bus, injuring his hip, according to promoter Live Nation. ZZ Top had not yet arrived in advance of a concert at the ... Read More »

Stevie Ray Vaughan Dies in Helicopter Crash 24 Years Ago

On May 4, 1989, Stevie Ray Vaughan kicked off a tour that ended up comprising three legs, 147 shows and 18 months. It all came to a stop on Aug. 27, 1990, when a helicopter carrying the guitar player and three members of Eric Clapton‘s touring circle crashed after a show in Wisconsin, killing everybody on board. It was one of the biggest tours of Vaughan’s ... Read More »