Rock 'n' Roll

Paul McCartney Releases 'Kisses On The Bottom' in time for Xmas

Submitted by nasty little man on Tue, 11/27/2012 - 10:05 am

Paul McCartney announces a very special Christmas treat for fans with the release of Kisses on the Bottom - Complete Kisses exclusively available on the iTunes Store (Hear Music/Concord Music Group) today.The album will feature all of McCartney's hugely acclaimed 2012 album Kisses on the Bottom along side the entire Live From Capitol Studios concert performance and four bonus tracks including a special festive recording of "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)", which Paul recorded at A

Marshall Crenshaw Announces 10" Vinyl EP & Distribution Model

Submitted by conqueroo on Tue, 11/20/2012 - 9:16 am

“I wanted to think of a different way of working that would inspire me and keep me motivated,” Marshall Crenshaw says of his newest endeavor: a subscription-only service that addresses the recent seismic changes in the music-industry landscape by cutting out the record-company middle man to distribute his new recordings directly to fans.

Ruf Records Signs Devon Allman & Will Release His Debut Solo CD

Submitted by Mark Pucci Media on Fri, 11/16/2012 - 7:27 am

Ruf Records announces the signing of guitarist/singer Devon Allman and a February 12, 2013, release date for his debut solo album, Turquoise. Ruf Records is distributed in the U.S. by the Allegro Corporation. Turquoise was produced and mixed by multi-Grammy winner Jim Gaines and recorded at his Bessie Blue Studios in Stantonville, Tennessee, as well as at Ardent Studios in Memphis.

Legendary Musician John Fogerty To Publish His Memoir

Submitted by MSO on Tue, 11/13/2012 - 5:12 am

Michael Pietsch, publisher of Little, Brown and Company, announced today that Little, Brown has acquired rock and roll legend John Fogerty’s memoir for publication in 2014.In his long-awaited memoir, John Fogerty—one of rock’s most important artists and a national treasure who’s sold over 100 million albums—will recount his remarkable life. Fogerty’s private and professional journey is one of the great sagas in American music, and his book will interweave the facts of his life with the music that emerged from his personal joys and battles.

Jim James Announces Debut Album

Submitted by Girlie Action Media on Mon, 11/12/2012 - 10:51 am

"I wanted the album to sound like it came from a different place in time," says Jim James. "Perhaps sounding as if it were the past of the future, if that makes any sense—like a hazy dream that a fully-realized android or humanoid capable of thought might have when it reminisces about the good old days of just being a simple robot.""I take walks a lot," says James, "and as I walk, songs kind of build in my mind, and I start adding and subtracting things.

Led Zeppelin Gives It A Whole Lotta Love with Encore Screening

Submitted by Gorgeous PR on Mon, 11/12/2012 - 7:14 am

Following the worldwide success of LED ZEPPELIN: CELEBRATION DAY, the cinema concert event which presented live footage of the band’s 2007 reunion concert at London’s O2 Arena, there has been an enormous response from fans – 1.7 million fans have visited the fan’s website. The film was screened in 15,000 cinemas around the world for a strictly limited engagement on Wednesday, October 17, 2012.

Encore Performance of Led Zeppelin: Celebration Day

Submitted by Gorgeous PR on Fri, 11/02/2012 - 5:26 pm

Following the worldwide success of LED ZEPPELIN: CELEBRATION DAY, the cinema concert event which presented live footage of the band’s 2007 reunion concert at London’s O2 Arena, there has been an enormous response from fans – 1.7 million fans have visited the fan’s website. The film was screened in 15,000 cinemas around the world for a strictly limited engagement on Wednesday, October 17, 2012.

Black Sabbath Reunite for First Aussie Shows in nearly 40 Years

Submitted by Black Sabbath on Wed, 10/31/2012 - 9:12 am

BLACK SABBATH - the band credited with creating heavy metal and one of the most influential bands of all time - today announced their widely rumored and highly anticipated reunion for their first Australian shows in nearly 40 years.Original band members - the Prince of Darkness himself: Ozzy Osbourne, bassist Geezer Butler and guitarist Tony Iommi will make a thunderous return to Australia in April 2013 for arena shows in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, in their first Aussie shows since 1974.Tickets for these once-in-a-lifetime shows will go on sale at midday, Thursday November 8.My

John Fogerty Returns To Studio To Complete New Album

Submitted by MSO on Fri, 10/12/2012 - 8:14 am

Beginning with two sold-out shows in Newfoundland on September 7 & 8th to the closing night in Victoria, BC on September 29th, JOHN FOGERTY rocked his way through Canada night after night, solidifying his stature as a rock and roll icon and songwriter extraordinaire.  Over the course of 16 sold-out shows, Canadian fans were treated to unforgettable nights of music as the groundbreaking singer, songwriter and guitarist performed to capacity crowds