John Lennon Victorious In NME ‘Ultimate Icon’ Poll

John Lennon

Former Beatles co-frontman John Lennon has triumphed in a readers poll to find the ‘Ultimate Icon’ across British music magazine NME‘s sixty year history. Overcoming a raft of iconic artists such as David Bowie, Morrissey, Kurt Cobain and protegé Paul McCartney, Lennon’s placing stands as testament to, not only his seminal work with The Beatles, but [...]

Update: The Who Quadrophenia Tour – Watch Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend Interview

The Who

Daltrey and Townshend promote Quadrophenia tour and pack barbed wits As we reported yesterday, rock legends Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey of The Who participated in a live broadcast to announce a massive, 36-date North American tour of their classic 1973 double album, Quadrophenia. Fans of The Who can head over to The Who’s Facebook [...]

Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney silenced by British Police

Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney

Rock stars Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney’s joint concert in London’s Hyde Park, was cut short after the artists’ sets pushed the run time past the 10:30 pm curfew time. Just as McCartney and Springsteen were about to launch into some new material, the microphones went dead and the crowd of 76,000 booed. Steven Van [...]

Seventy Years Ago Today Paul McCartney Learned to Play

Paul McCartney

Sir Paul McCartney, one fourth of The Beatles and founding member of Wings, turns 70 today! Born June 18th, 1942, McCartney began his career at the ripe age of 14 when he received a trumpet for his birthday. He eventually traded it in for a guitar and wrote “I Lost My Little Girl,” his first song which [...]

The Beatles’ Sons to form a Band?


The sons of The Beatles’ are forming a band, according to reports. In an interview with the BBC, Paul McCartney’s son James said he and the rest of the offspring of his former group could pay tribute to their dads by becoming this second-generation embodiment of the band. James, who has previously released music in his [...]

Tom Jones Announces New Album Details

Tom Jones

Coming off a recent Blue Room session with Third Man Records, Tom Jones has announced a new album for release in May. The album, titled Spirit in the Room, is Jones’ 40th release and will feature covers of the likes of Paul McCartney, Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen and more. The album is set for its [...]

Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ Restored for May Release on DVD and Blu-ray


The Beatles will release a meticulously restored version of  their classic 1968 animated feature film Yellow Submarine  on DVD and Blu-ray on May 29 in North America.  The film’s soundtrack album will also be reissued on CD. Currently out of print, Paul Rutan Jr. and his team of specialists at Triage Motion Picture Services and Eque [...]

Paul McCartney to Stream Live Performance February 9th

Paul McCartney Standards album mixing at the Capitol Studios

In celebration of his forthcoming release, Kisses On The Bottom, Paul McCartney will stream a intimate live performance from the famed Capitol Studios. The performance will take place  7:00 p.m. PST Thursday, February 9, and fans can watch the intimate concert through iTunes on their Mac or PC. Kisses On The Bottom is a collection of standards Paul grew up [...]