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Neal Schon's New Solo EP Includes Two Journey Covers

Months after Journey’s simmering internal feud boiled over in public, founding guitarist Neal Schon has emerged with a new solo EP – and it includes updates of two of the band’s most recognizable hits. Titled Ave Maria, the project features the Schubert-composed title track, the Elvis Presley favorite “Can’t Help Falling in Love,” and new

Aerosmith's Joe Perry Announces First Solo Album Since 2009

Aerosmith’s Joe Perry will release Sweetzerland Manifesto, his first non-holiday solo album in eight years, on Jan. 19. The project will feature collaborations with Robin Zander of Cheap Trick, as well as David Johansen and Terry Reid. Check out the track listing below. All but one of the songs was written or co-written by Perry along

30 Years Ago: Robbie Robertson Finally Steps Out as a Solo Artist

Robbie Robertson took his time releasing his first solo album, waiting almost a decade after the Band’s Last Waltz came out. Eventually the sessions grew to include multiple famous colleagues – some old friends, some new – but Robbie Robertson never failed to live up to its name: This was the most personal thing he’d ever

Ozzy Osbourne Says He's Making Progress on Next Solo Album

Ozzy Osbourne confirms that he’s “about seven songs” into a new solo project, though it remains unclear when the album might arrive. “One’s called ‘Mr. Armageddon’; one’s called ‘Crack Cocaine’,” Osbourne tells Full Metal Jackie of KLOS-FM’s Whiplash (via Blabbermouth). “I’ve got a bunch of songs written – but you don’t sell records anymore. [It’s]

Heartbreaker Benmont Tench to Perform First Solo Show Since Tom Petty's Death

While admitting he’s still reeling from Tom Petty’s death last week, Benmont Tench has announced that he will continue with his plans for a solo show at the end of the month. “Hey y’all. First off, I want to thank everybody for the beautiful messages of love and support. Everybody has been so kind. It

25 Years Ago: Izzy Stradlin Goes Solo With 'The Ju Ju Hounds'

In 1985, guitarist Izzy Stradlin formed Guns N Roses with his friend Axl Rose. Within a few short years, they’d be the biggest band on the planet, taking off in ways the Hollywood via Midwest kids could never have imagined. Their debut studio album, Appetite for Destruction, quickly became a multi-million seller as the band

Robert Plant unveils new solo album, Carry Fire: Stream

Photo by Mads Perch Next Friday, October 13th, Robert Plant will issue his brand new solo album, Carry Fire. In anticipation, the 11-track LP is streaming in full on NPR. Due through Nonesuch/Warner Bros. Records, the new solo record follows 2014’s lullaby and… The Ceaseless Roar. It was self-produced and recorded mainly at Top Cat studio in Wiltshire. Accompanying the