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Bono returning to ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" for fourth annual (RED) benefit show

Bono will return to ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! for the show's fourth annual (RED) benefit episode, airing Monday, November 19. The U2 frontman, who co-founded (RED) in 2006, will join host Jimmy Kimmel and celebrities including Chris Rock, Will Ferrell, Kristen Bell, Channing Tatum, Snoop Dogg, Mila Kunis and Pharrell…... Read More

John Lennon's killer says he feels "more and more shame" about the murder

John Lennon's killer, Mark David Chapman, was denied parole for a 10th time this past August, and now a transcript of the murderer's latest parole hearing has been released by New York prison officials. During the hearing, the 63-year-old Chapman said he "feel[s] more and more shame" every year that…... Read More

Be My Santa Baby: Ronnie Spector and The Ronettes announce holiday tour

Ronnie Spector is continuing a holiday tradition by lining up a series of her annual "Best Christmas Party Ever!" shows. The girl-group legend will perform with the latest incarnation of The Ronettes on the 10-date tour, which runs from a November 24 performance in Rockville Centre, New York, through a…... Read More

The Boy & The Piano: Elton John featured in UK's most prestigious Christmas ad campaign

Each year, the British department store chain John Lewis releases a splashy Christmas ad, usually featuring a cover version of a beloved pop hit.  The ad is highly anticipated, and its release marks the official kickoff of the U.K. holiday season.  This year, none other than Elton John is front…... Read More

They're Bad, They're Europe-wide: ZZ Top to launch 50th anniversary European tour in June

With 2019 marking the 50th anniversary of ZZ Top's formation, the Texas blues-rock trio has announced plans to launch an extensive European tour this summer in celebration of the milestone. The trek will launch in early June somewhere in Scandinavia and will wrap up in late July in the U.K.…... Read More

Tower of Power's Emilio Castillo says he's "very proud" of band's "diverse" new album, "Soul Side of Town"

This year, veteran Bay Area band Tower Power has been promoting its 25th studio album, Soul Side of Town, with an expansive tour that's also commemorating the horn-driven outfit's 50th anniversary. Tower of Power co-founder and tenor saxophonist Emilio Castillo tells ABC Radio that with the anniversary in mind, the…... Read More

Santana announces dates for 2019 Global Consciousness Tour

Carlos Santana and his band will launch a 2019 North American leg of its Global Consciousness Tour with a series of March and April shows in Mexico and the U.S. The concerts will be bookended by previously announced Las Vegas engagements in January-February and May, as part of Santana's ongoing…... Read More

Tears for Fears to play 2019 edition of Atlanta's Shaky Knees festival

Tears for Fears is one of the many acts confirmed to perform at the 2019 edition of the Shaky Knees festival, scheduled to take place May 3-5 in Atlanta's Central Park. The three-day concert extravaganza also will include headline sets from Beck and Incubus, as well as performances by Gary…... Read More

U2 wins Top Boxscore honor at 2018 "Billboard" Live Music Awards

U2 was among the winners at the 2018 Billboard Live Music Awards ceremony, held Tuesday night in Beverly Hills, California. The Irish rockers received the Top Boxscore award -- which honors the highest-grossing single engagement by an artist -- for their four-show stand last month at the Estadio do Morumbi…... Read More

The Revolution's Brown Mark remembers Prince: “I don’t think since Mozart there’s ever gonna be anybody else”

It's been two-and-a-half years since Prince passed away, and for Brown Mark, the bass player of the band The Revolution, which recorded the Purple Rain soundtrack, Prince was the greatest musician of our time. Mark was amazed by how Prince, best known as a guitarist and pianist, could play several instruments…... Read More

Aerosmith's Joe Perry says he's "doing well" following health issue Saturday at Billy Joel concert

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has shared a little update about how he's feeling after experiencing a health issue this past Saturday backstage following his performance with Billy Joel at New York City's Madison Square Garden that landed him in a local hospital. "Doing well, thanks for all the love and…... Read More

2018 Jeff Beck documentary "Still On the Run" getting Showtime premiere in December

Still On the Run: The Jeff Beck Story, a documentary focusing on the life and music of British rock-guitar virtuoso Jeff Beck that was released as a home video last May, will premiere on Showtime on December 11 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT. The film examines the influential musician's innovative playing…... Read More

U2's Bono: "We're going away now"

U2 closed out their extensive eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE tour Tuesday and Berlin, and it would be hard to argue that the Irish rockers don't deserve a break. However, that break might be an extended one. During the Berlin show, Bono announced that the band is "going away now." "We've been…... Read More

The Doobie Brothers' Tom Johnston expects to have "a lot of fun" at band's historic full-album performances in NYC

The Doobie Brothers are set to play a pair of historic concerts this Thursday and Friday at New York City's famed Beacon Theatre. The classic-rock greats will perform their full second and third albums, 1972's Toulouse Street and 1973's The Captain and Me, at the shows, marking the first time…... Read More