2021.07 Boomerocity Buzz

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World Premier: George Harrison: Hear Unreleased “Isn’t It A Pity (Take 27),” from ‘All Things Must Pass’ 50th Anniversary Set Out 8/6


TwinstheNewTrend Discover Joni Mitchell’s “Both Sides Now”


Broadway Will Require Audiences To Be Vaccinated For Covid & Masked Except When Eating Or Drinking


Wolfgang Van Halen's Mammoth WVH Plays Debut Concert

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Songwriters Urge Copyright Royalty Board to Reject Proposed Mechanical Rate Freeze


A Rockin’ Toast to Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones for His 78th Birthday

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World Premier: Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood Release Heartbreak Ballad 'If I Didn't Love You'



Elton John Says He Would Like To Make A New Studio Album

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Brian Wilson Announces 2021 US Tour; Updates Official Website With Timeline Featuring Rare Recordings

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Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen Announce Co-Authored Book ‘Renegades: Born in the U.S.A.’
Collection will be released globally on October 26th

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Dolly Parton, 75, Recreates Her Iconic 1978 Playboy Magazine Cover by Dressing Up In A Bunny Outfit for Rarely Seen Husband Carl's 79th BirthdayFarm Aid Returns With Neil Young, Willie Nelson, Sturgill Simpson and More
September 25th event will also feature John Mellencamp, Margo Price, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, and more

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It’s Been Awhile: TwinstheNewTrend Discover Johnny Cash’s “A Boy Named Sue”


Kevin Cronin Preps Autobiography and Teases ‘Major’ 2022 Tour

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Bigsound 2021 Canceled As Australian States Extend Lockdown Restrictions


Paul Stanley Says Kiss Original Lineup Reunion Is Impossible


Tesla Plot ‘Let’s Get Real!’ 2021 North American Tour

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Cinderella Guitarist Jeff LaBar Dead at 58



Carlos Santana Shares New Details About Band’s Upcoming Album, ‘Blessings and Miracles’, Due Out This Fall

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Jay Jay French Not Closing the Door on Twisted Sister Reunion



Vinyl Record Sales Are Up 108.2% This Year — Not Everyone Is So Thrilled, However - Though U.S. vinyl record sales enjoyed a 108.2 percent year-over-year increase during 2021’s first six months, a number of indie acts and record labels are expressing their frustration with the popularity uptick’s impact upon the production process – and moving away from the format altogether.


The Moody Blues’ Justin Hayward to Launch the “Nights” US solo Tour in September

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The Doors Guitarist Robby Krieger Readies First-Ever Memoir
Set the Night on Fire: Living, Dying, and Playing Guitar With the Doors arrives October 12th



World Premier: Black Crowes Release ‘Brothers of a Feather’ Reunion Concert Film


Bon Scott Estate Rolls Out Official Site to Commemorate 75th Birthday of the Late AC/DC Vocalist


Car Engineer Who Connected Sammy Hagar and Eddie Van Halen Dies

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World Premier: Paul McCartney Reflects on the Beatles in ‘McCartney 3, 2, 1′ Trailer


Old Queen Joke Still Makes Brian May Laugh

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Rockabilly Star Sanford Clark Dead at 85 After Battling COVID-19

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World Premier: Hear a Full Pink Floyd Tour Bootleg from 1975 with Remastered Sound
It includes songs from 'Wish You Were Here' and the entirety of 'The Dark Side of the Moon


YES To Release 'The Quest' Album In October

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Bruce Springsteen’s Daughter to Compete at 2021 Olympic Games

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Former URIAH HEEP Singer JOHN LAWTON Dead At 74

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MYLES KENNEDY Announces Summer/Fall 2021 U.S. Solo Tour

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See the First Pictures From Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani’s Wedding!

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Porsche Developing Background Music to Match Your Driving Style

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REO Speedwagon Hit ‘Reset Button’ With First Post-COVID Concert

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World Premier: Listen to Unreleased Gerry Rafferty Song, ‘Slow Down’


SAMMY HAGAR's Las Vegas Residency Sells Out In Two Hours; Two More Dates Announced

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How His New Album Saved Him
“I’m having a rough go with it,” Crosby says of the trying period that led up to his new LP For Free. “I needed something that enlightens me, enlivens me, and makes me feel whole”

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GILBY CLARKE: 'I Have Never Had More Lawyers Than When I Was In' GUNS N' ROSES

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Film & TV Industry’s Return-To-Work Protocols Extended Indefinitely

Billy Gibbons Reveals Why ZZ Top Will Not End After Dusty Hill’s Death

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Revisiting Dusty Hill’s Last ZZ Top Show


ZZ Top's Dusty Hill Dead at 72

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Journey, Carlos Santana, Patti Smith & more join lineup for NYC’s Central Park “Homecoming Concert”


David Bowie Guitarist John Hutchinson Dead

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World Premier: Journey’s Jonathan Cain’s New Music Video For His Single, 'Oh Lord Help Us'


How Jonathan Cain’s Breakthrough Helped Spark New Journey Music


New Bob Dylan Bootleg Series Set Focusing On Early-’80s Albums Due Out In September



Eric Clapton Will Not Play Shows Where Proof of Vaccine Is Required
Musician issued statement after U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said vaccine passes would be required at clubs and venues

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Dolly Parton, 75, Recreates Her Iconic 1978 Playboy Magazine Cover by Dressing Up In A Bunny Outfit for Rarely Seen Husband Carl's 79th Birthday



When Night Ranger ‘Pissed the Crap’ Out of Prince at the AMAs

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Robert Plant Performs First Post-Pandemic Show With New Band

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Kansas Founder and Violinist Robby Steinhardt Dead at 71

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Ron Wood Says Faces Have Recorded New Music

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Iron Maiden Announce New Album, ‘Senjutsu’

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British Parliamentary Committee Calls for ‘Complete Reset’ of Streaming Music Economics


Toby Keith Announces New Album, ‘Peso in My Pocket’

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Foo Fighters Postpone Show After COVID Infection

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David Gilmour talks about Leonard Cohen and Syd Barrett

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What’s the Best-Paying Music Streaming Service for Artists? Facebook and Peloton, Believe It Or Not


Catalog Releases Now Account for Two-Thirds of All US-Based Music Consumption


Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach to Direct Documentary on Dr. John
As-yet-untitled film will explore the musician’s life and career in relation to his hometown of New Orleans

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Pete Townshend Fears New Who Music Will Miss ‘Mood of the Moment’

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Garth Brooks Tells Touring Musicians to ‘Get Back in the Game’ in First Stadium Concert Since Pandemic
Country music star’s performance at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Saturday marked the first major stadium concert in the U.S. since Covid began



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This 1969 Music Fest Has Been Called ‘Black Woodstock.’ Why Doesn’t Anyone Remember?
The Harlem Cultural Festival attracted everyone from Stevie Wonder and Nina Simone to Jesse Jackson and Marcus Garvey Jr., but quickly faded into obscurity. Fifty years later, a rediscovery is finally underway

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Barry Diller Headed 2 Hollywood Studios. He Now Says The Movie Business Is Dead



Day Trip Festival Did Not Disappoint as First Music Festival Back In SoCal

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TikTok Is Officially More Addictive Than YouTube, Report Reveals


Ann Wilson Announces U.S. Solo Tour and 9/11 Benefit Show

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Queen’s Music Is Making Crazy Money. Could It Be Worth Over A Billion Dollars?

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RUSH's GEDDY LEE Mourns Death Of His Mother

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Grand Funk Railroad Feed Off Crowd’s Energy At First Concert Back

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Tim McGraw Joins Alabama for an Unforgettable Onstage Moment

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Nikki Sixx Marks 20 Years of Sobriety With Uplifting Message

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Bruce Springsteen and Paul Simon to Play Central Park Concert

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John Lennon, Ozzy Osbourne, Iron Maiden Among New Funko Figures

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Back to Live, Back to Reality
There are ecstasies that can only happen in loud, sweaty rooms. That’s why this is the moment music fans have spent 18 months dreaming about

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BON JOVI's 'It's My Life' Video Surpasses One Billion Views On YouTube


Britney Spears’ Effort To Axe Father From Restrictive Conservatorship Refused By Judge

Neal Schon Confirms Deen Castronovo Is Back in Journey

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Gibson Launches Record Label, First Release to Be New LP from Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators

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Former Derek Trucks Band Percussionist Count M’Butu Has Died

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Steely Dan Announce 2021 U.S. Tour and New Live Albums

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World Premier: Beck Goes Undercover As Young Paul McCartney in Trippy Deepfake 'Find My Way' Video


Rickenbacker’s Rock and Roll Legacy

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New from Lindsey Buckingham: Stream “On the Wrong Side,” New Self-Titled LP Out 9/17 Ahead of Fall Tour

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TwinstheNewTrend Discover Joe Cocker’s With A Little Help From My Friends


Elvis Costello and the Imposters Announce ‘Hello Again’ Tour

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Robert Plant Says He Dreamed About John Bonham and His Late Son Kara


As Europe Goes, So Goes America? Dutch Music Festival Results In 1,000 New COVID Cases — Despite Vaccine and Testing Requirements


Live Nation Executive Becomes the Latest Victim of Surfside Condo Collapse


John Carter Cash, Wife Ana Cristina Welcome Second Child
James Kristoffer Cash's middle name is a nod to singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson

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Heartbreakers Keyboardist Benmont Tench Talks ‘She’s the One,’ Life After Tom Petty - Watch a new video for “Angel Dream (No. 2),” a forgotten masterpiece from Angel Dream, the band’s reimagined version of its 1996 soundtrack

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The “Curse” of Cinderella? Gary Corbett Loses His Fight With Cancer



Jakob Dylan on The Wallflowers’ Return with ‘Exit Wounds’ and Why Being on Time Isn’t That Hard

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Anthrax’s Scott Ian Thinks Time Off Amid Pandemic Will ‘Do Wonders’ for Bands’ Creativity



Charlie Robinson Dies: ‘Night Court’ & ‘Buffalo Bill’ Actor Was 75

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The Black Crowes to Perform at 2022 Stagecoach Festival Alongside Country Stars

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World Premier: Watch Video for George Harrison’s Unreleased ‘Cosmic Empire’ Demo


George Lynch Announces First Instrumental Album, ’Seemless’

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The Beautiful Collection’: Preview Exhibit Dedicated to Prince’s Iconic Footwear
Over 300 pairs of ankle boots, platform sneakers and roller skates will display at Paisley Park this July

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William Smith Dies: Actor Who Brawled With Clint Eastwood & Played Kimo On ‘Hawaii Five-O’ Was 88



Rock Legend Pete Townshend’s Historic London Mansion Hits the Market for $21 Million
Previous owners have included The Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood and Oscar-winning actor Sir John Mills



Tom Petty Guitarist, Mike Campbell, Says Current Band, The Dirty Knobs, Will Release Second Album 2022

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World Premier: HEART's NANCY WILSON Releases Music Video For 'Walk Away'



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Journey’s Neal Schon to Auction Off More Than 100 Guitars

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Richard Donner Dies: ‘Superman’, ‘Lethal Weapon’ And ‘The Goonies’ Director Was 91

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Brad Paisley Celebrates the ‘Miracle’ of Live Music’s Return Ahead of His July 4 Show

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Kiss Consultant Predicts Brand Will Be Sold to ‘Conglomerate’

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World Premier: Toby Keith Releases Patriotic 'Happy Birthday America' Song for Fourth of July


Drugged-Up David Bowie was Managed Like Elvis, says Earl Slick

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TwinstheNewTrend Discover Foreigner’s “I Want To Know What Love Is”


Chicago's Jimmy Pankow Is Doing Fine And Is Back With The Band


David Crosby Didn’t Want to Sell His Publishing Rights

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SKILLET's JOHN COOPER: 'The Entire Point Of Me Playing Music Is To Share My Faith In Jesus Christ'

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Flashback: Boomerocity's October 2019 Interview With Skillet’s John Cooper