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New David Bowie biopic ‘Stardust’ to premiere in theaters and on demand in November

Courtesy of IFC FilmsThe new David Bowie biopic Stardust, which focuses on the events that inspired the rock legend to create his Ziggy Stardust persona, will premiere on November 25 in theaters and on demand. The film stars Johnny Flynn, an actor and singer-songwriter whose credits include roles in 2018’s Emma, the Netflix series Lovesick…read more »

Rolling Stones’ archival concert film and album, ‘Steel Wheels Live — Atlantic City,’ released today

Eagle Rock EntertainmentThe previously unreleased 1989 Rolling Stones concert film and album Steel Wheels Live — Atlantic City, New Jersey hit stores today in multiple formats. The show, which took place in December 1989 at Atlantic City’s Convention Hall, featured guest appearances by Guns N’ Roses’ Axl Rose and Izzy Stradlin, Eric Clapton, and blues…read more »

Deluxe reissue of Lou Reed’s classic 1989 album ‘New York’ available now

RhinoA deluxe, expanded reissue of the late Lou Reed’s critically acclaimed and popular 1989 album New York was released today. New York is Reed’s only studio effort to be certified gold for sales of more than 500,000 copies in the U.S. The collection of gritty tunes includes “Dirty Blvd.,” which topped the Billboard Modern Rock…read more »

Mick Fleetwood releases new version of 1995 Fleetwood Mac song “These Strange Times” he co-wrote

Warner RecordsFleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood has released an updated version of “These Strange Times,” a song he co-wrote that originally appeared on his band’s 1995 album, Time. The nine-minute track, which is credited to Mick Fleetwood’s Da*da*ism, is available now digitally and via streaming services. It features Fleetwood’s poetic spoken-word vocals, and African-influenced percussion…read more »

Sting honored at real — not virtual — red-carpet gala in Monaco

ABC/Matt StroshaneWhile most charity events and award ceremonies have gone virtual this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sting was honored at one Thursday night, in person. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the event was the fourth annual Monte Carlo Gala for Planetary Health, hosted by Prince Albert II of Monaco in that country.  Sting…read more »

Forty Years Gone: Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham died on this day in 1980

Jeffrey Mayer/WireImageToday marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Led Zeppelin’s John “Bonzo” Bonham, widely considered one of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll drummers of all time. Bonham was just 32 years old when he died on September 25, 1980, after a night of heavy drinking. Rather than find a replacement drummer, Led Zeppelin…read more »

Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready blasts Breonna Taylor charges as “egregious”

Kevin Mazur/Getty ImagesPearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready has released a statement blasting the Kentucky grand jury’s decision on the killing of Breonna Taylor. On March 13, Louisville police officers shot the 26-year-old Taylor at least six times in her home while executing a so-called “no-knock” warrant. None of the three officers involved in the shooting…read more »

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