MUSIC NEWS

Aretha Franklin dies of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76

Aretha Franklin, whose riveting voice made her a titan of American music, died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76 on Thursday, her niece, Sabrina Owens confirmed.  Her death follows several years of painstakingly…
0

Opera Based on Pink Floyd Album 'The Wall' Makes US Debut

An opera based on Pink Floyd’s album The Wall has made its U.S. debut in Cincinnati.  Another Brick in the Wall opened Friday (July 20) at Music Hall. It premiered in Montreal last year. Pierre Dufour’s production follows a rock…
0

Billy Joel's 100th show at Madison Square Garden includes Bruce Springsteen surprise

Billy Joel, famously from Long Island, performed the Bruce Springsteen Jersey anthem “Born to Run,” along with “Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out,” when the Boss came out to help Joel celebrate his 100th show at Madison Square Garden in…
0

Frank Sinatra's first wife, Nancy Sinatra, dies at 101

Nancy Sinatra Sr., the childhood sweetheart of Frank Sinatra who became the first of his four wives and the mother of his three children, has died. She was 101. Her daughter, Nancy Sinatra Jr., tweeted that her…
0

8-year-old fan nails drum part of a Led Zeppelin song

Yoyoka Soma, an 8-year-old fan from Japan,  perfectly played one of the toughest drum parts in Led Zeppelin's repertoire.  The video on YouTube shows the young girl flawlessly playing the drum part in "Good Time Bad…
0

Joe Jackson, patriarch of the Jackson family, dies at 89

Joe Jackson has died, aged 89, according to reports.  The music manager, who was the father of Michael and Janet Jackson, was admitted to the hospital last week in the “final stages of terminal cancer.”…
0

Paul McCartney announces New Album, "Egypt Station", for Fall

Set for release on September 7, Paul McCartney's latest album release, Egypt Station is his first solo album since 2013’s  New.  In anticipation of the album, two singles , I Don't Know and Come On to Me were released…
0

D.J. Fontana, Elvis Presley's Longtime Drummer, Has Died

D.J. Fontana, the drummer who helped create Elvis Presley's early, rockabilly sound and who played with him throughout the 1950s on hits like "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Hound Dog," has died.  Fontana died on Wednesday  at…
0

Danny Kirwan, Early Fleetwood Mac Guitarist, Has Died

Danny Kirwan, the guitarist who joined Fleetwood Mac at age 18 and played on five of the band's albums, died Friday in London at age 68. Kirwan was born on May 13, 1950 and joined…
0

BOB MARLEY BIOPIC UNDER DEVELOPMENT BY SON, ZIGGY MARLEY

By Deadline Hollywood Bob Marley is the subject of a new biopic being developed by his son Ziggy Marley, in association with Paramount Pictures, Deadline reported. While no details have been revealed, it’s likely that the film will…
0

NEWSLETTER

Stay updated, sign up for our newsletter.