Category: Rock ‘n Roll News

Steve Smith: Paul McCartney’s new biography sneak peek; The Kinks to reunite

 “Man on the Run” is Paul McCartney’s new biography about his final days with The Beatles in 1969-1970 and the early days of his solo career as well as his formation of Wings in the early ‘70s. The book by...

/ June 17, 2014

Steve Smith: Black Sabbath’s Fourth of July show may be its last; Frankie Valli to headline D.C.’s big Independence Day concert

By Steve Smith   Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi tells Scotland’s Metal Hammer magazine that his band’s July 4 gig at the Barclaycard British Summer Time Festival in London’s Hyde Park may be its last. “It could be the last...

/ May 28, 2014

Liverpool’s Cavern Club back in court over name dispute with Hard Rock Cafe

View 7 photosView 7 photos Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Steve MarinucciBeatles Examiner Courtesy the Cavern Club. Used by permission. The dispute began in 1994. Court documents filed in 2012 state that “Since 1994, Defendant (the Hard Rock Cafe) has...

/ May 14, 2014

Steve Smith: Michael Jackson releases new album posthumously and more music news

An unreleased Michael Jackson song was previewed at the iHeartRadio Awards in L.A. “Love Never Felt So Good.” It was written in 1983 by Jackson and Paul Anka. The song appears on “XSCAPE,” a 17-track (the deluxe edition) album of...

/ May 13, 2014

Steve Smith: ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ rereleased in theaters; Library of Congress adds 25 songs, albums National Recording Registry

To mark the 50th anniversary of its release, a digitally restored version of The Beatles first film, “A Hard Day’s Night,” will be released to theaters nationwide during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. The film, shot and released at...

/ May 5, 2014

Steve Smith: Marc Anthony wins big at Billboard Latin Music Awards; Paul McCartney to play Dodger Stadium, Candlestick Park

Salsa star Marc Anthony wiped out the competition at the Billboard Latin Music Awards at the Bank United Center in Miami. The 45-year-old New York City native, who was previously married to fellow Latin superstar Jennifer Lopez, took home 10...

/ May 5, 2014