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Eric Clapton’s Signed Amp Fetches Big Bucks at Auction
Eric Clapton’s vintage valve amplifier recently sold on eBay for over 2,000 British pounds — the equivalent of about $3200 US dollars. That may sound like a lot, but since this Radford STA 25 Series III is a classic and signed and dated by a 19-year-old Clapton, it’s a true collectors’ piece.
Tom Petty Hosts One Million Facebook Fans Giveaway
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are so elated to have hit the one million-fans mark on their Facebook page that they’re giving away 28 pairs of concert tickets! The giveaway takes place over the next seven days and you can enter here.
Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani + Neal Schon To Perform At Ronnie Montrose Tribute Concert
A Ronnie Montrose tribute concert has been organized for Friday, April 27 at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, Calif. The show will pay honor to the influential guitarist, who died on March 3 after a battle with cancer.
New Bruce Springsteen Song ‘You’ve Got It’ Unveiled
‘You’ve Got It’ is the latest Bruce Springsteen song to be released as part of the ‘Wrecking Ball’ pre-release promotion. The campaign promises to deliver all of the album’s new songs, one by one, up to the point of its March 6 street date.
Pink Floyd Releases Video Clip From Upcoming ‘Wall’ Box Set
Pink Floyd has launched ‘Behind The Wall Clip 1,’ a teaser from the upcoming documentary which will be available on ‘The Wall Immersion’ box set arriving Feb. 28. The use of ‘Clip 1′ in the title leads one to believe that other clips will follow prior to the official release.
Metallica’s ‘Orion Music + More Festival’ Promotes Diversity
Metallica’s ‘Orion Music + More’ concert promotes diversity by booking an eclectic group of bands to perform during the two day music, arts and lifestyle festival. Taking place on June 23 and 24 at Bader Field in Atlantic City, N.J. the idea of Metallica organizing and headlining their own festival definitely rocks — but apparently some fans are questioning the alt-centric lineup.
New Bruce Springsteen Song ‘Easy Money’ Revealed
Bruce Springsteen has just unveiled the new song ‘Easy Money’ from his upcoming album ‘Wrecking Ball,’ which is scheduled for release in the USA on March 6. The new title is Springsteen’s 17th album to date and was launched in Paris during a recent press conference.
Gregg Allman Fan Stabbed During Nashville Concert
A Gregg Allman fan was stabbed on Wednesday (Jan. 4) during a concert featuring the Allman Brothers Band singer that took place at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. As reported by Spinner, Ronald Sixt Jr. took a knife jab to the face and was treated for minor facial lacerations after a fight broke out during the show.
Queen Guitarist Brian May Joins The Darkness On Stage
Queen guitarist Brian May joined The Darkness during the encore of the last date of the retro-rock outfit’s comeback tour at the Hammersmith Apollo last month — and now high-quality footage of the joint performance is available online. May joined the band for the Darkness tunes ‘Bareback and ‘I Believe In A Thing Called Love,’ plus a cover of Queen’s own ‘Tie Your Mother Down.’
Long-Lost David Bowie 1973 ‘Top Of The Pops’ Performance Airs
David Bowie‘s long lost 1973 ‘Top Of The Pops’ video was broadcast Wednesday (Dec. 22) as part of a 90 minute Christmas special on BBC2. It was the first time in nearly 39 years that this legendary performance appeared on the airwaves, and according to Bowie’s website “Ziggymania gripped the UK” just prior to the broadcast.
David Bowie’s Long-Lost ‘Top Of The Pops’ Video Footage Discovered
David Bowie‘s long lost performance of ‘Jean Genie’ on England’s ‘Top Of The Pops’ television show has surfaced 38 years after its original broadcast, thanks to a retired cameraman.
Rare Kiss Record Case Sells for $4,000
A 1979 Kiss record case sold for $4,000 during an eBay auction that ended on Dec. 4. This black wood case is a coveted piece of memorabilia and features the cover art from each of the original band members’ 1978 solo albums. Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley and Peter Criss all get their own side of the box, and the copyright of ‘Aucoin Management, Inc. 1979 by ag ...