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  • Listen: David Bowie's 'Zeroes' gets reworked for 'Loving the Alien' box set

    Listen: David Bowie's 'Zeroes' gets reworked for 'Loving the Alien' box set

    Perhaps no other artist was able to successfully reinvent themselves time and time again the way David Bowie had. With that being said, it's fitting that "Zeroes" a genre-defining song from his 1987 album, Never Let Me Down, has been reworked in celebration of the upcoming Loving The Alien box set...
  • Prince's private estate in Turks and Caicos goes up for auction

    Prince's private estate in Turks and Caicos goes up for auction

    The estate of the the late musician Prince is selling his private home in Turks and Caicos. According to an announcement made by Premiere Estates, which is selling the five-acre property, bids will be taken on or before July 12 at 5 p.m. ET. The auction will not be held at the compound, which spans...
  • Interview: Dean Ween talks new studio, album and tour

    Interview: Dean Ween talks new studio, album and tour

    Mickey Melchiondo’s creative faucet never seems to run dry. As one half of Ween, Melchiondo—aka “Dean Ween”—turned his bedroom four-track recordings into zany, scatological mini-masterpieces whose mischievous measures evinced his love of rock, funk, R&B and heavy metal. Joined by childhood pal...
  • A Prince online store quietly opens up shop

    A Prince online store quietly opens up shop

    Without much warning, an online pop-up shop dedicated to musical icon, Prince sprouted up online today to the excitement of devoted Prince fans across the globe who are gearing up for this year's holiday shopping season. Princehitnrun.com will be open for a limited run between November 29th and...
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    The Revolution remembers Prince at cookin' show in Cleveland

    Prince isn’t with us anymore…but his music is timeless. Of course, we all knew that before losing the Minneapolis multi-instrumentalist in April 2016.  More specifically, we recognized it when we first heard Prince’s sexed-up synthesizer soul music on the 1982 breakthrough 1999 and smash 1984 follow...
  • Prince's album 'Purple Rain' is getting a deluxe reissue

    Prince's album 'Purple Rain' is getting a deluxe reissue

    The late Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artist Prince will have one of his most successful albums, Purple Rain reissued this summer. There's actually going to be two reissues of the album. One is the Purple Rain Deluxe edition, and the other is called Purple Rain Deluxe - Expanded Edition. Both will be...
  • Prince tribute band Purple Xperience announce 2017 tour dates

    Prince tribute band Purple Xperience announce 2017 tour dates

    While many tribute bands are a group of fans who love playing the music of their favorite group or artist, the Prince tribute act Purple Xperience boasts a frontman, Marshall Charloff, who has not only had a successful career outside of the tribute group but who has also played with the Purple One...
  • Heart's Wilson sisters pursuing separate projects while Heart on hiatus

    Heart's Wilson sisters pursuing separate projects while Heart on hiatus

    Ann and Nancy Wilson, the founders of classic rock hit makers Heart, are currently pursuing individual side projects while Heart is on hiatus. Nancy has teamed up with Prince collaborator Liv Warfield to form Roadcase Royale, and Ann is touring as Ann Wilson of Heart. Here’s a closer look at each...
  • The Revolution set to celebrate Prince in Cleveland

    The Revolution set to celebrate Prince in Cleveland

    It’s been a year since Prince left us. News of the demise of His Purple Majesty was a shock felt around the globe.  In a year already plagued by celebrity deaths, Prince’s passing blindsided everyone who’d ever grooved to “Delirious,” rocked to “Raspberry Beret,” or got their funk out with “Batdance...
  • Lenny Kravitz to pay tribute to Prince at 32nd Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction

    Lenny Kravitz to pay tribute to Prince at 32nd Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction

    The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction ceremony will include a tribute to Prince by Lenny Kravitz, according to an announcement on March 29, 2017. The announcement was included with the addition of special guests to the lineup for the ceremony, which will take place on April 7, 2017 at Brooklyn...
  • Bruno Mars' drums from Grammy Awards Prince tribute donated to the Grammy Museum

    Bruno Mars' drums from Grammy Awards Prince tribute donated to the Grammy Museum

    The 59th Annual Grammy Awards have come and gone, aired on Feb. 12, 2017, but the memories will continue on. From top notch performances and heartfelt tributes, the ceremony celebrated the lives of two of the most influential artists in music history. While Adele paid tribute to the late George...
  • Prince's former band The Revolution expand spring reunion tour into summer

    Prince's former band The Revolution expand spring reunion tour into summer

    Heartened by the overwhelmingly positive response that greeted the first shows in three decades, The Revolution has decided to turn their reunion into a full-fledged North American tour. Starting in April, Prince’s former backing band will play 24 shows beginning with Celebration 2017 at Paisley...
  • Interview: The Revolution reminisce about the secret sides of Prince

    Interview: The Revolution reminisce about the secret sides of Prince

    The Revolution are back after almost 30 yrs! AXS was lucky enough to have the opportunity to speak with keyboardist Matt Fink and bass player Mark Brown (aka BrownMark) on Thursday to talk about what the last year has been for them and why they feel now is the right time to help everyone, and...
  • Prince's entire catalog will be available for streaming.

    Warner Bros. releases Prince's entire catalog to stream globally, unreleased music and footage coming in June

    Prince fans have been waiting a long time for this. Warner Bros. Records has announced that Prince’s entire WBR catalog will be available to stream across all services beginning Feb. 12 and coinciding with the airing of the 59th annual Grammy Awards on CBS at 8:00 p.m. EST and 5:00 p.m. PST...
  • Prince tribute set for 2017 Grammy Awards.

    Prince and George Michael tributes planned for 59th Grammy Awards this Sunday

    2016 was a banner year for tragedy in the music community. Two of music's pillar performers--Prince and George Michael--were unfortunately taken way long before their time. Their legacies will continue to live on for years to come, and rightfully so. To honor their impact, The Recording Academy...
  • Music of the late Prince will be arriving to major streaming platforms on February 12. 

    Prince’s musical catalog will arrive on all streaming services on Feb. 12

    Fans of the late Prince Rogers Nelson who have been waiting to stream the music of the late guitarist and singer since his sudden passing last April, but haven’t wanted to sign up for a Tidal subscription, will not have to wait much longer. According to the New York Post, a bulk of his catalog will...
  • Lambchop releases sublime cover of Prince's 'When You Were Mine'

    Lambchop releases sublime cover of Prince's 'When You Were Mine'

    Just as their North American and European tour is set to kick-off, Nashville-based alt-country band Lambchop has released a sublime cover of Prince’s “When You Were Mine.” Although never released as a single, the track has become one of the Purple One’s most beloved songs. Inspired by the person...
  • 'Empire' star Taraji P. Henson gushes about 'awkward' moment with Prince

    'Empire' star Taraji P. Henson gushes about 'awkward' moment with Prince

    “Empire” star Taraji P. Henson stopped by “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Jan. 3 to promote her critically-acclaimed, SAG Award-nominated film “Hidden Figures.” The charismatic actress chatted with host Jimmy Kimmel about holiday time spent on a “private island” and two particularly daunting, star struck...
  • Christthebarkers homage to those legends we lost in 2016.

    Bowie, Prince, and more grace 2016 artist reimagining of iconic 'Sgt. Peppers' cover

    It has become ubiquitous at this point, but 2016 was a rough year. It really began with the death of Lemmy Kilmister in late 2015 and from there the bad news kept coming, from Bowie, Prince, Hag and Phife, to Muhammad Ali, Gene Wilder, Leonard Cohen, Leon Russel and Sharon Jones. That’s just naming...
  • Jay Z's Roc Nation had been in attempt to manage Prince's musical assets in the weeks following his death. 

    Jay-Z was apparently close to managing Prince’s music catalog following his death

    Some may argue that Jay Z is no longer a rapper, but has fully made the transition of going over to the dark side to become a full on businessman, which is a fair statement about a guy who sold his share in the Brooklyn Nets to become a licensed sports agent. Not that there’s anything wrong with...
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