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Ringo Starr, Santana, Peter Gabriel among stars appearing on Peace Through Music livestream event next week

Courtesy of Playing for Change Ringo Starr, Carlos Santana, Peter Gabriel and The Doobie Brothers’ Patrick Simmons are among the many artists who will be featured during a special livestream event in honor of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations and coinciding with the 2020 GivingTuesday generosity celebration on December 1. The event, dubbed…read more »

Film, home video & album documenting all-star tribute concert for Fleetwood Mac’s Peter Green due in 2021

BMGThis past February, Fleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood gathered an incredible cast of rock legends to pay tribute to his band’s original frontman, singer/guitarist Peter Green, at the London Palladium. The all-star concert was recorded for a film and album release, which initially were delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but new release dates have…read more »

David Byrne, Flea, Paul McCartney among nominees for 2021 Grammy Awards

CBSDavid Byrne, Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea and Paul McCartney are among the veteran rock artists in the running for trophies after nominees for the 2021 Grammy Awards were announced today. The ex-Talking Heads frontman was nominated in the Best Musical Theater Album category for the American Utopia on Broadway soundtrack. Flea will compete…read more »

Metallica raises $1.3 million for All Within My Hands charity organization with acoustic benefit stream

Credit: Herring & HerringMetallica’s acoustic benefit stream earlier this month has raised over $1.3 million for the band’s All Within My Hands charity foundation. The proceeds will benefit Feeding America and the American Association of Community Colleges, and will also support continuing COVID-19 and disaster relief efforts. The show was Metallica’s second All Within My…read more »

Ex-Blue Oyster Cult drummer Albert Bouchard says new solo album ‘Re Imaginos’ is a tribute to band’s late manager

RockHeart Records/Deko EntertainmentEarlier this month, founding Blue Oyster Cult drummer Albert Bouchard released a new solo album titled Re Imaginos, a reimagined version of his old band’s 1988 concept record, Imaginos. Bouchard tells ABC Audio that Re Imaginos is his tribute to late Blue Oyster Cult manager, producer and songwriter Sandy Pearlman, whose surreal writings…read more »

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