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It has been a year and a half since David Bowie unexpectedly released his new album The Next Day. But it appears that his next new album will be less of a surprise, as associate Tony Visconti has informed the world that the next Bowie collection will be released “soon.”
Yesterday (Sept. 18) Bono called in to CBS Radio station WXRT in Chicago, talking to DJ Marty Lennarty about U2‘s new album Songs of Innocence and its unusual and controversial release.
At first glance, Ben and Jerry’s Hazed and Confused ice cream flavor doesn’t appear to be offensive. The tasty treat, which combines chocolate and hazelnut ice cream with fudge chips and a hazelnut core, seems to be a play on the Led Zeppelin classic “Dazed and Confused” with the hazelnut centricity of the variety.
Eventful is the leading digital service that connects consumers with entertainment and local events, and today we announce the launch of the 7th annual Eventful Fans’ Choice Award which will allow music fans across the country to vote for the artist they think should win the Best Tour of the Year.
On Minimation, we comb through the archives of legendary New York radio station WNEW-FM and animate interviews with legendary rock artists. This installment is taken from a 1987 interview with George Harrison, where he discusses his unusual friendship with Eric Clapton.
A day after news of their Killer Queen vodka broke, Queen have announced a string of other non-liquor releases this year.
The band has a new anthology on the way, which includes three unreleased tracks with late frontman Freddie Mercury.
U2 giving away their album for free via iTunes, which, yes, the band knows was invasive (it was supposed to be, natch) isn’t the only surprise project the band has in store for fans. It’s not even the only surprise project they have in the works with Apple.
On Tuesday, the first six Harrison solo albums are being released as a box set, with tributes planned all week on Conan as well as a star-studded concert, George Fest, taking place a week from Sunday.
While much has been speculated about Aretha Franklin‘s upcoming album, the record has now been given a release date. According to Billboard, a rep for Clive Davis said Franklin’s album will be released on Sept. 30.
In The Route Rewind, afternoon host Tommy gives you some facts about one of the greatest hits of all time.