Category Archives: News

Jackson Browne, Graham Nash Headline Immigration-Focused Tour

Jackson Browne tweeted confirmation of his involvement in the Lantern Tour, joining several artists — including Graham Nash, Emmylou Harris and Steve Earle — to advocate for the end of the Trump administration’s separation policies for immigrant families detained at U.S. borders. Other artists appearing on the five-city tour include Mary Chapin Carpenter, Shawn Colvin and Lila Downs. Not

Early Bob Seger 'Heavy Music' Compilation Coming Out

Before Bob Seger found success with his Silver Bullet Band and albums like Live Bullet and Night Moves, he was leading a hungry young band called the Last Heard, hitting Detroit rock ‘n’ roll radio with songs like “Heavy Music (Pt. 1)” and “East Side Story.” Those songs and eight others have been compiled on Heavy Music: The Complete

Target Criticized for CBGB Re-Creation in New York Store

Last week, Target opened up a new store in New York’s East Village. That’s the sort of news that would normally fly under the radar of a website devoted to rock news, but in this case it’s different. As part of their storefront, in an attempt to re-create the way the East Village looked in

Arcade Fire’s Will Butler on “Disco Town Halls” and Affecting Change Through Music

Kyle Meredith With… Arcade Fire Listen and subscribe via iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | YouTube | RSS Arcade Fire’s Will Butler speaks with Kyle Meredith about “the disco town halls” he’s been hosting during the band’s latest North American tour. Butler, who recently earned a mid-career masters degree in public administration from Harvard’s Kennedy School, views the events as an opportunity to

Arcade Fire’s Will Butler trips and injures ankle, keeps playing

Arcade Fire may be an arena-playing, household name now, but fame doesn’t seem to have gotten to their heads — they aren’t any less committed to their fans and their music than when they were on the come-up. For the disbelievers, look no further than the band’s concert at Virginia’s Jiffy Lube Live last Friday,

Listen to Jerry Cantrell's New Solo Track 'Setting Sun'

Alice in Chains leader Jerry Cantrell has released a new solo track entitled “Settting Sun” in association with new graphic novel “Dark Nights: Metal: Deluxe Edition,” on sale now via DC Entertainment. You can listen to the song below. The story explores an “ancient and evil mystery” discovered by Batman which could “destroy the very

As Artists Try to Ban Phones, Concert Directors Design Shows For Them

The controversy over cellphones at concerts has found a new twist as Jack White reported other artists’ interest in his method of locking handsets out of his shows, while a leading event designer said big-budget productions were designed with Instagram in mind. White recently decided to have audience members agree to lock their phones in