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Scorpions drummer Mikkey Dee says band’s new studio album is “almost done”

Credit: Marc TheisScorpions drummer Mikkey Dee has revealed that the veteran German rockers are almost done with their latest studio album, which they have been recording at their Peppermint Park Studios in Hannover, Germany. The Swedish-born Dee, who joined the Scorpions in 2016 after a long stint with Motorhead, reveals in a video update posted…read more »

New solo album from Alice in Chains’ Jerry Cantrell now “finished”

Miikka Skaffari/FilmMagicNew Jerry Cantrell solo music is on the way. In an Instagram post Friday, the Alice in Chains vocalist/guitarist revealed that his long-awaited third solo album is now “finished.” “Finished my record tonight one year to the day from when we started recording it,” Cantrell wrote in the caption. “What a crazy journey…always is.”…read more »

Check out Joe Strummer’s previously unreleased demo version of “Junco Partner” and companion video

Courtesy of Casbah ProductionsA previously unreleased home recording of Joe Strummer playing an acoustic version of the 1950s R&B tune “Junco Partner,” which will be featured on the recently announced upcoming Strummer compilation Assembly, has been issued as an advance digital single. In addition, a companion music video for the track has premiered at the…read more »

Prepare for something “no one’s ever heard before” from Foo Fighters during ‘Rock ‘n’ Relief’ charity stream

Kii Arens Foo Fighters are among the many artists playing Rock ‘n’ Relief, an two-day charity streaming concert event kicking off today that benefits CORE, which is providing equitable access to COVID-19 testing and vaccinations in Los Angeles. According to Linda Perry, who curated the stream’s lineup, Dave Grohl and company will be performing “something…read more »

Pandemic Blues: Eric Clapton postpones entire 2021 European tour to 2022

Credit: George ChinEric Clapton had been scheduled to return to the concert stage this May and June for a tour of Europe, but Slowhand has now officially postponed most of his dates until 2022 because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. A message on Clapton’s official website reads, “Due to ongoing COVID restrictions to mass gatherings…read more »

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