Category: Rock ‘n Roll News

Michael Nesmith Is “Thrilled” with The Monkees’ New Album, “Good Times!”

Here it is! The Monkees’ first studio album in 20 years, Good Times!, gets released today. The record, which celebrates the band’s 50th anniversary, features new contributions from surviving members Michael Nesmith, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork, and also includes...

/ May 27, 2016

Tony Barrow: Beatles PR Man Dies at 80

At the height of Beatlemania in the 1960s, a reporter asked John Lennon the secret of the group’s success. His reply? ‘We have a press agent.’ Lennon’s answer may have illustrated his famously dry wit, but it also contained more...

/ May 15, 2016

Sold Out McCartney, Stones Desert Trip Fest Tickets Sky-High Price Resales

by Steve Marinucci | It should be no surprise that the general ticket sales for the mega-spectacle Desert Trip with Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones, the Who, Roger Waters and Neil Young sold out very quickly for an event of its size with...

/ May 12, 2016

Ron Howard Beatles Biopic Set To Stream On Hulu

by Best Classic Bands Staff | The eagerly awaited Ron Howard documentary, The Beatles: Eight Days A Week (working title) will debut in theaters this Fall. Hulu has secured the exclusive U.S. streaming video on-demand rights to the Academy Award winner’s feature documentary...

/ May 4, 2016

Goldenvoice’s ‘Concert of the Century’ with McCartney, Stones, Dylan, The Who Confirmed for October

by Roy Waddell, Billboard Magazine | After a month of rumors, Goldenvoice’s giant Desert Trip concert is confirmed for the fall. Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Roger Waters, Neil Young, The Who and Bob Dylan are among the megastar acts...

/ May 3, 2016

2016: Too Many Musicians Die, it’s only April!

Story by: Steve Smith | Rock, Pop and Country Stars Pass. The first four months of this year have seen a terribly large list of singers and musicians die. Included are three that I loved and respected above few others (they’re the top...

/ April 22, 2016