Allan Holdsworth, Influential Guitar Virtuoso, Dead at 70

Allan Holdsworth,  Guitar Virtuoso, Dead at 70 Allan Holdsworth, an influential jazz and prog-rock guitarist who has graced the cover of Guitar World magazine, died Sunday (April 16), according to a touching Facebook post by his daughter, Louise Holdsworth. He was 70. “It is with heavy hearts that we notify everyone of the passing of our beloved father,” Louise wrote. “We would appreciate privacy and time while we … Continue reading Allan Holdsworth, Influential Guitar Virtuoso, Dead at 70

Ed Sheeran Launches Two-Pronged Assault on Ticket Scalpers, to Mixed Results

Ed Sheeran has a carrot and stick approach to the secondary market. The carrot is Ticketmaster’s new Verified Fan program, requiring concert-goers to register in advance to purchase tickets for his upcoming Divide World Tour. The stick came in the form of 50,000 ticket cancelations aimed at scalpers, whose seats were revoked and then resold to fans who had already verified their identity with Ticketmaster. “The … Continue reading Ed Sheeran Launches Two-Pronged Assault on Ticket Scalpers, to Mixed Results

Green Day Is Not Too Thrilled About the Oakland Raiders Relocating to Las Vegas

Kevin Mazur/AMA2016/WireImage Green Day attend the 2016 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on Nov. 20, 2016 in Los Angeles. The members of Green Day are none too happy to be losing their home town football team, the Oakland Raiders, to Las Vegas. The group performed in Detroit on Monday night (March 27), just hours after National Football League owners approved the Raiders’ decision to move to Sin … Continue reading Green Day Is Not Too Thrilled About the Oakland Raiders Relocating to Las Vegas

Aerosmith Postpone American Tour Plans to Work on New Album

Larry Busacca, Getty Images Aerosmith have postponed their plans for a fall 2017 American tour to work on some new music. The band has spent most of the past five months talking about its Aero-Vederci Baby! tour, which may or may not be the group’s last. But now, plans to bring that tour to North America have been tabled so they can work on a new album, according to … Continue reading Aerosmith Postpone American Tour Plans to Work on New Album

LABYRINTH: ‘Someone Says’ Video Released

“Someone Says”, the new video from Italian metallers LABYRINTH, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band’s new studio album, “Architecture Of A God”, which will be released on April 21 via Frontiers Music Srl. In the spring of 2016, the band’s founding members, Andrea Cantarelli and Olaf Thorsen received a call from Frontiers asking them to discuss with vocalist Roberto Tiranti the possibilities of a reunion with a return to their classic … Continue reading LABYRINTH: ‘Someone Says’ Video Released

Watch Gorillaz Debut New ‘Humanz’ Album in Its Entirety at Secret London Show

 John Shearer/WireImage Gorillaz perform during the Coachella Valley Music & Art Festival 2010 held at the Empire Polo Club on April 18, 2010 in Indio, Calif. Gorillaz‘s Humanz won’t be out until April 28, but Damon Albarn‘s cartoon band debuted the new album’s material early in its entirety at a secret London gig on Friday (March 24) night with guests De La Soul, Noel Gallagher and Pusha T, among others. “We’re gonna play … Continue reading Watch Gorillaz Debut New ‘Humanz’ Album in Its Entirety at Secret London Show

Paul McCartney Confirms He’s Working On New Album

Get ready for some new music from Paul McCartney. “I’m making a new album, which is great fun. I’m in the middle of that,” McCartney said during an interview with BBC Radio 6’s Matt Everitt on Saturday (March 25). The new set is being produced by Greg Kurstin. “I’m working with a producer who I first worked with two years ago on a thing, a piece of music … Continue reading Paul McCartney Confirms He’s Working On New Album

Gerard Way is releasing two songs written with ex-My Chemical Romance bandmate Ray Toro

Former My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way is releasing two songs next month as part of Record Store Day. The curiously titled tracks ‘Into The Cave We Wander’ and ‘Pogi’s Cavern’ will be released on Saturday 22nd April on an ultra-rare 12” picture disc that’s limited to just 5,000 copies around the globe. Both songs were co-written and recorded by Gerard and his former MCR … Continue reading Gerard Way is releasing two songs written with ex-My Chemical Romance bandmate Ray Toro

“Motel Noir” – Thrilling atmospheres, uncommon imagination, pure art!

-AM- (Alessio Miraglia)  is a Contemporary Academy Award winning composer. He is renowned for his music contributions to film, television, musical and rock. Since his first solo album, Whisper of t… Source: “Motel Noir” – Thrilling atmospheres, uncommon imagination, pure art! Continue reading “Motel Noir” – Thrilling atmospheres, uncommon imagination, pure art!

Ed Sheeran Tops Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart With ‘Shape of You’ and ‘Castle on the Hill’

Dave J Hogan/Getty Images Ed Sheeran performs on day 2 of Latitude Festival at Henham Park Estate on July 17, 2015 in Southwold, England. New year, new music from Ed Sheeran. Hours after the singer/songwriter released two tracks off his forthcoming third studio album, both tunes launched to the top of the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart Friday morning. The Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart … Continue reading Ed Sheeran Tops Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 Chart With ‘Shape of You’ and ‘Castle on the Hill’