In celebration of his 70th birthday on March 30th, Eric Clapton has announced four shows at London’s legendary Royal Albert Hall. “Slowhand” will play the Hall on May 14th, 15th, 17th, and 18th 2015, with his backing band consisting of drummer Steve Gadd, former Squeeze and Mike + The Mechanics organist Paul Carrack, longtime Clapton […]
Looking like Bob Seger’s new album, Ride Out, will earn the Michigan rocker his 10th Top 10 album on the Billboard 200 album charts. Billboard reported that the album — which is Seger’s first in eight years — could sell around 55,000 copies, scoring him the second highest entry on the chart behind Florida […]
The problem with the iPhone 6 Plus, which could run you up to $499 with a wireless plan, is that it’s more of a tablet than a phone, size-wise.
Bruce Springsteen’s resident filmmaker Thom Zimny will be opening up “The Boss’” film vaults for a special 65th birthday presentation on Tuesday (September 23rd). Backstreets.com posted “the Friends of The Bruce Springsteen Special Collection and Monmouth University will be hosting an exciting evening of films.” Backstreets magazine editor Christopher Phillips will be moderating a Q&A […]
It was 44 years ago today (September 18th, 1970), that Jimi Hendrix died at the age of 27, about two months shy of his 28th birthday. Over 40 years later, the events surrounding his death remain sketchy at best, with the only clear fact being that the coroner report stated that Hendrix had asphyxiated in his […]
Ringo Starr is following in John Lennon’s footsteps and moving to America. Ringo, who due to his tax exile status has been bouncing between homes in England, L.A., and Monaco, is saying goodbye to his native land. Ringo revealed to The Mail On Sunday, “We’re selling our house in Surrey and moving to L.A. We’ve had it […]
Coming on September 23rd are digitally remastered versions of George Harrison’s first six solo albums released between 1968 and 1975 on the Beatles’ Apple Records label. All the albums in the set — Wonderwall Music (1968), Electronic Sound (1969), All Things Must Pass (1970), Living In The Material World (1973), Dark Horse (1974), and Extra Texture (Read All About It) (1975) — are available now for pre-order, both […]
James Taylor has just announced a nine-date November run. Taylor kicks things off on November 1st in Des Moines, Iowa at Wells Fargo Arena, and — as of now — wraps things up on November 19th at Jacksonville, Florida’s Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Taylor had been scaling back his touring over the past year in […]