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  • Frank Ocean gives ‘Endless’ first physical release on Cyber Monday

    Frank Ocean gives ‘Endless’ first physical release on Cyber Monday

    Frank Ocean is starting his week, and the holiday season out, on a very giving note (plenty of pun intended). The singer had shared a new line of merch over the weekend in the form of stylish hoodies in celebration of Black Friday, and now it looks like he’s making the most of Cyber Monday by giving...
  • Review: Blackmore's Night 'Winter Carols' expanded 2017 2-CD edition

    Review: Blackmore's Night 'Winter Carols' expanded 2017 2-CD edition

    Blackmore's Night fans mulling over gifts for the upcoming holiday season might consider putting aside some coin for an expanded edition of the band's popular Winter Carols. The medieval folk-rock duo, fronted by ex-Deep Purple and Rainbow guitar legend Ritchie Blackmore along with his talented wife...
  • Review: Black Sabbath 'The End' on DVD+CD

    Review: Black Sabbath 'The End' on DVD+CD

    Black Sabbath ended their storied five-decade career as godfathers of heavy metal back in the city where it began on Feb. 4 in Birmingham, England, at Genting Arena. The emotional farewell performance was filmed and will be released under the title “The End” in time for the holiday season on Nov. 1...
  • Review: Jeff Beck 'Live at the Hollywood Bowl' on DVD+2CD

    Review: Jeff Beck 'Live at the Hollywood Bowl' on DVD+2CD

    Jeff Beck fans who missed his stellar performance on Aug. 10, 2016 in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Bowl can finally check out the star-studded action on Oct. 6 when the two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer releases “Live at the Hollywood Bowl” in multiple formats via Eagle Rock. The special concert...
  • Review: The Who 'Tommy - Live at Royal Albert Hall' on DVD+2CD

    Review: The Who 'Tommy - Live at Royal Albert Hall' on DVD+2CD

    Who fans may find it hard to believe that prior to 2017, the legendary British rockers had never actually performed their classic 1969 studio album Tommy live in its entirety, which might be understandable given the pioneering rock opera's numerous stage and screen adaptions. It took them nearly...
  • Rolling Stones go back in time to pay tribute to 'Sticky Fingers' album

    Rolling Stones go back in time to pay tribute to 'Sticky Fingers' album

    The latest offering in The Rolling Stones' “From the Vault” series is, unlike many of the other previous releases, not a vintage offering at all. “From the Vault: Sticky Fingers Live at the Fonda Theatre 2015,” which hits the streets Sept. 29, was a show in the very intimate Fonda Theatre in Los...
  • Review: Rolling Stones 'Sticky Fingers Live at the Fonda Theatre 2015' DVD release

    Review: Rolling Stones 'Sticky Fingers Live at the Fonda Theatre 2015' DVD release

    Rolling Stones fans who snagged one of the precious few tickets to catch the legendary British rockers performing a secret show on May 20, 2015, in Los Angeles at the historic Fonda Theatre were given a truly rare treat. The Stones performed their classic 1971 studio album Sticky Fingers for the...
  • The Dead Boys come back to life for 40th anniversary album, tour

    The Dead Boys come back to life for 40th anniversary album, tour

    The Dead Boys are alive again…and they’re coming to play a nightclub near you. Formed in Cleveland just as Jimmy Carter was taking office, The Dead Boys spearheaded the punk / hardcore movement that inspired similarly outrageous, rebellious bands in Boston, Philly, New York, Washington, D.C. and Los...
  • Review: The Rolling Stones 'Some Girls – Live in Texas '78' CD edition

    Review: The Rolling Stones 'Some Girls – Live in Texas '78' CD edition

    Rolling Stones fans who did not scoop up the deluxe edition of the band's concert film “Some Girls – Live in Texas '78” upon its DVD/Blu-ray release back in 2011 will finally have an opportunity to purchase the soundtrack. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will release a stand-alone CD edition of the...
  • Review: The Rolling Stones ‘Ladies & Gentlemen'

    Review: The Rolling Stones ‘Ladies & Gentlemen'

    Rolling Stones fans will at long last be able to purchase the soundtrack for the 1974 concert film “Ladies & Gentlemen…The Rolling Stones.” The legendary British rockers will release the audio on CD for the first time ever on June 16 via Eagle Rock. Ladies & Gentlemen: The Rolling Stones...
  • Review: Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow 'Live in Birmingham 2016' CD set

    Review: Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow 'Live in Birmingham 2016' CD set

    Rainbow fans pumped at the recent release of the band's first new music in twenty years and looking forward to their upcoming live shows can whet their appetite with a soon-to-be-released live album. Founding member Ritchie Blackmore and company will release  “Live in Birmingham 2016” on June 9 via...
  • Review: 'The Who Live at the Isle of Wight 2004' on DVD+2CD

    Review: 'The Who Live at the Isle of Wight 2004' on DVD+2CD

    The Who has always had a reputation for electrifying live performances and their return to the Isle of Wight in 2004 ranks among the current line up's best. Fans will finally be able to purchase “The Who Live at the Isle of Wight” in multiple formats for the first time ever on home video June 2 via...
  • The Beatles raid the vaults for 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' album 50th anniversary

    The Beatles raid the vaults for 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' album 50th anniversary

    The Beatles announced April 5 that they will pay very special tributes to the June 1, 50th anniversary of the release of their “Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band” album with four special reissue packages of CD and vinyl versions with a new album mix and unreleased outtakes including a Super...
  • Beatles' new 'Hollywood Bowl' CD debuting in Billboard Top 10

    Beatles' new 'Hollywood Bowl' CD debuting in Billboard Top 10

    Billboard reported Sept. 19 that The Beatles' recently released “Live at the Hollywood Bowl” CD will make its chart debut in the Top 10 at No. 7 on the Billboard 200 chart to be revealed later this week. It will be the band's 32nd Top 10 album. The group is one of three acts, the magazine said...
  • Black Sabbath 'The End'

    Black Sabbath 'The End' CD to be available on upcoming tour stops only

    Black Sabbath fans worldwide are chomping at the bit as the band’s final tour is set to kick off very soon. Appropriately dubbed The End tour, fans in Omaha, Nebraska will be the first to say farewell to the band when Sabbath begins their last ever tour there on Jan. 20. Adding to the excitement is...
  • Paul McCartney expanding 'NEW' with video, audio rarities in Collector's Edition

    Paul McCartney expanding 'NEW' with video, audio rarities in Collector's Edition

    Paul McCartney announced on Sept. 17 that his most recent NEW album will be re-released as a three-disc set with 2-CD's and a DVD in a hardbound Collector's Edition on Oct. 28. The new release will include unreleased tracks, live, studio and interviews. The album was first released in October of...
  • Carlos Santana Returns Home to Mexico for HBO Concert and First All-Latin CD

    Carlos Santana Returns Home to Mexico for HBO Concert and First All-Latin CD

    After 45 years as one of the world's greatest guitarists, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Carlos Santana returned to his Mexican roots with his first All-Spanish CD and an all-star concert special performed in Guadalajara, Mexico. The ten-time Grammy award winner appeared at The Hudson Theatre in...
  • Paul McCartney releasing 'NEW' album in unique Japan tour edition with bonus DVD

    Paul McCartney releasing 'NEW' album in unique Japan tour edition with bonus DVD

    Universal Music in Japan announced March 27, it will release a special 2014 Japan Tour Edition of Paul McCartney's “NEW” album on May 7. The two-disc set will contain a CD and DVD. The CD will feature a 15-track Japanese version of the disc with the Japan-only track, “Struggle.” As was the case with...
  • McCartney 'New' news: New video, Billboard weighs in

    McCartney 'New' news: New video, Billboard weighs in

    Paul McCartney's publicity plan for New continued Sept. 16 with a new “lyric” video for "New." The video is filled with footage from his "Out There" tour that may suggest we'll see a DVD at some point. The audio is the single without the reprise at the end. Along with the new video, McCartney's also...
  • Phish to release Alpine Valley 2010 DVD/CD box set

    Phish to release Alpine Valley 2010 DVD/CD box set

    Now, this is what we're talking about! Check out the new DVD/CD set that Phish is putting out from the 2010 shows at Alpine Valley. The boxed set features the complete August 14th, 2010 performance on 2-DVDs, and 2-CDs. There is also a bonus video with highlights from August 15th, 2010 at Alpine...
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