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Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesThe Beatles' Apple Corps Ltd. has emerged victorious in a lawsuit launched last year by a company founded by Sid Bernstein, the late promoter of the band's famous August 1965 concert at Shea Stadium in New York, over ownership of footage from that show.

The company, Sid Bernstein Presents, claimed Bernstein -- who died in 2013 at age 95 -- was the producer of the original 1966 film that featured the footage and that that Apple Corps had infringed on its copyright when it allowed that footage to be used in the 2016 documentary Eight Days a Week -- The Touring Years.

A New York judge dismissed the suit on Wednesday, saying that no matter how much the late Bernstein may have been responsible for the concert taking place, the company has no claim to the master tapes.

In its original motion to have the lawsuit dismissed, lawyers for Apple Corps and Subafilms Limited -- the company that was granted a copyright on the footage in 1988 -- claimed Bernstein had no creative control over, nor input into, the filming of the show or the production of the 1966 movie, The Beatles at Shea Stadium.

In addition, a legal memo filed with the court says the contract between Bernstein and Apple Corps' predecessor company, Nems Enterprises, granted Nems the sole right to film the show and to any receipts from the movie.

Bernstein's company had argued that, "[w]ithout Sid, the mastermind of the event, this film would never have been made."

The judge refuted the company's claims on multiple grounds, including a preexisting contract with Nems Enterprises, as well as statute of limitations issues.

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BMGA massive Emerson, Lake & Palmer box set featuring remastered versions of all of the prog-rockers' original albums, a bevy of unreleased live recordings, collectible memorabilia and more will be released as part of the band's ongoing catalog reissue campaign. Fanfare: Emerson, Lake & Palmer 1970-1997 will hit stores on September 29.

The collection includes CD versions of ELP's 11 albums, spanning from 1970's self-titled debut through 1994's In the Hot Seat; an three-LP vinyl set featuring unreleased performances from two 1973 concerts in Italy; four CDs of unreleased performances from shows in various cities in 1972, 1992 and 1993; a CD featuring BBC TV performances from 1979 and 1993; Audio Blu-ray discs of four of the group's early albums; and two seven-inch vinyl singles boasting replica sleeves.

Fanfare also comes packaged with a 40-page hardcover book containing photos, liner notes by respected music journalist Chris Welch, and quotes from the late Keith Emerson, the late Greg Lake and Carl Palmer; reproductions of a 1970 promo poster, a 1972 promotional brochure, and 1974 and 1992 tour programs; and an ELP logo pin.

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Here's a list of the audio discs featured in Fanfare:

Remastered CDs of original albums:
Emerson, Lake & Palmer (1970)
Pictures at an Exhibition (1971)
Tarkus (1971)
Trilogy (1972)
Brain Salad Surgery (1973)
Welcome Back, My Friends, to the Show That Never Ends (1974) (two-CD)
Works Volume 1 (1977) (two-CD)
Works Volume 2 (1977)
Love Beach (1978)
Black Moon (1992)
In the Hot Seat (1994)

Unreleased gatefold, triple-vinyl LP:
Live at Velodromo Vigorelli, Milan, Italy, May 4th,1973 & Stadio Flaminio, Rome, Italy, May, 2nd 1973

Unreleased CDs of concerts and TV performances:
Live at Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, PA, U.S.A., 9th July 1972
Live at Waterloo Concert Field, Stanhope, New Jersey, U.S.A., 13th August 1992
Live at Birmingham Symphonic Hall, U.K., 27th November 1992
On the BBC: The Old Grey Whistle Test 1979, Pop Goes Summer 1993
Live at Élysée Montmartre, Paris, France, 2nd July 1997

Audio Blu-Ray discs:
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Brain Salad Surgery

Remastered 7-inch singles:
"Lucky Man"/"Knife-Edge" (1970)
"Fanfare for the Common Man"/"Brain Salad Surgery" (1977)

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Glenn Gottleib; Courtesy of Dylan HoweYes fans who come out to see the band during their upcoming summer Yestival tour will be getting some more bang for their buck -- the veteran prog-rockers will feature two drummers at the shows. Longtime drummer Alan White announced Wednesday that Dylan Howe, son of Yes guitarist Steve Howe, also will be playing for the group during the trek.

"It's a pleasure for me to welcome Dylan Howe to the Yes stage," White says in a statement. "I've known Dylan for most of his life and I'm proud to think I've helped to be an inspiration in his musical journey. I'm very much looking forward to performing with him this summer."

Adds Dylan, "I feel very honored and fortunate to have got the call to join Yes this summer. This to me is, quite possibly, the musical zenith of my career -- my love for this music and the great musicianship that runs through it has always been a massive inspiration to me."

Howe previously has played with Ian Dury and the Blockheads, as well as on many of his father's solo releases and side projects.

The Yestival tour, which also will feature Todd Rundgren and Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy at most dates, gets underway next Friday, August 4, in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Meanwhile, Yes will launch a new video diary focusing on the group's 2017 tour this Saturday, July 29, in partnership with the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Live Nation. The online series will live at, and on the band's and the Rock Hall's social media sites.

Here are all of Yes' upcoming summer tour dates:

8/4 -- Greensboro, NC, White Oak Amphitheatre at Greensboro Coliseum Complex
8/5 -- Boone, NC, Holmes Convocation Center
8/7 -- Baltimore, MD, Pier Six Pavilion
8/8 -- Upper Darby, PA, Tower Theatre
8/10 -- Mashantucket, CT, Grand Theater at Foxwoods
8/11 -- Brooklyn, NY, Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk
8/12 -- Holmdel, NJ, PNC Bank Center
8/14 -- Hershey, PA, Hershey Theatre
8/16 -- Greensburg, PA, The Palace Theatre
8/17 -- Clarkston, MI, DTE Energy Music Theatre
8/19 -- Elgin, IL, Festival Park - Grand Victoria Casino
8/20 -- Cleveland, OH, Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
8/22 -- Oklahoma City, OK, The Zoo Amphitheatre
8/23 -- Sugar Land, TX, Smart Financial Centre
8/25 -- Phoenix, AZ, Celebrity Theatre
8/26 -- Las Vegas, NV, The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
8/28 -- San Diego, CA, Balboa Theatre@
8/29 -- Los Angeles, CA, Microsoft Theater
8/31 -- Reno, NV, Grand Sierra Resort - Grand Theatre*
9/1 -- San Francisco, CA, Warfield Theatre*
9/3 -- Tulalip, WA, Tulalip Amphitheatre
9/5 -- Vancouver, BC, Canada, Queen Elizabeth Theatre#
9/7 -- Edmonton, AB, Canada, Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium#
9/8 -- Calgary, AB, Canada, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium#
9/11 -- Moorhead, MN, Bluestem Center for the Arts Amphitheatre#
9/12 -- Cedar Rapids, IA, McGrath Amphitheatre#
9/14 -- London, ON, Canada, Budweiser Gardens#
9/15 -- Rochester, NY, Roc Dome Arena#
9/17 -- Boston, MA, The Wilbur Theatre*
9/18 -- Huntington, NY, The Paramount*
9/19 -- Huntington, NY, The Paramount*

* = Yes only.
@ = with Palmer's ELP Legacy only.
# = with Rundgren only.

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Gary Miller/FilmMagicThe Ronnie James Dio hologram is going to tour the world, beginning with a European trek kicking off November 30 in Helsinki, Finland. The tour is expected to hit the U.S. in 2018.

Dio's widow Wendy tells Rolling Stone that she's "sure" the late heavy metal icon is "giving us his blessing with this hologram project."

"It gives the fans that saw Ronnie perform an opportunity to see him again and new fans that never got to see him a chance to see him for the first time," she says. "We hope everyone will enjoy the show that we have all worked so hard to put together."

The Dio hologram, which debuted at the 2016 Wacken Open Air festival in Germany, was created by the company Eyellusoin, and will use live audio from throughout the musician's career. For the shows, the hologram will be accompanied by a group of live musicians, naturally called the Dio Band.

"We are doing this because we were all a family and when a family has lost their beloved family member, they try to keep the memory of their lost beloved one alive," says Dio Band guitarist Craig Goldy. "That is the spirit behind all that we do. When we perform on this tour, for me, it is a memorial service in the form of a rock concert."

Here are the initial Ronnie James Dio hologram tour dates:

11/30 -- Helsinki, Finland, The Circus
12/3 -- Stockholm, Sweden, Fryshuset
12/4 -- Oslo, Norway, Rockefeller Music Hall
12/6 -- Warsaw, Poland, Progresja
12/13 -- Barcelona, Spain, Bikini
12/15 -- Santander, Spain, Escenario Santander
12/17 -- Bucharest, Romania, Arelene Romane
12/20 -- Antwerp, Belgium, Trix
12/21 -- Tilburg, Netherlands, 013

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RhinoStone Temple Pilots are celebrating the 25th anniversary of their 1992 debut, Core, with a remastered reissue available September 29, 25 years to the day after the album was originally released.

The Core reissue will be available as a one-disc remaster, a "deluxe" two-disc collection including rare B-sides and previous unreleased demos, and a four-CD "super deluxe" edition, which includes the remastered album, the demos and B-sides, live tracks and recordings from STP's MTV Unplugged performance, and a DVD of music videos and the original album on vinyl. There's also a limited-edition version of the "super deluxe" reissue that includes a bonus seven-inch "Plush" single.

All the music from the various reissue collections also will be available digitally. You can pre-order the physical editions now via

Core introduced the world to Stone Temple Pilots with the singles "Plush," "Sex Type Thing," "Wicked Garden" and "Creep." The band released four more albums before they broke up in 2002, and one more, 2010's Stone Temple Pilots, after reuniting in 2008.

In 2013, STP parted ways with original frontman Scott Weiland and brought in Linkin Park's Chester Bennington, who handled lead vocals until he left the band in November 2015. Weiland passed away a month later, and Bennington died last week. In February 2016, STP announced that they'd be holding auditions for a new lead singer.

Here's the track list for the "super deluxe" Core reissue:

Disc One: Original Album Remastered
"Dead & Bloated"
"Sex Type Thing"
"Wicked Garden"
"No Memory"
"Naked Sunday"
"Piece of Pie"
"Wet My Bed"
"Where the River Goes"

Disc Two: Demos and B-sides
"Only Dying" -- Demo*
"Wicked Garden" -- Demo*
"Naked Sunday" -- Demo*
"Where the River Goes" -- Demo*
"Dead & Bloated" -- Demo*
"Sex Type Thing" -- Demo*
"Sin" -- Demo*
"Creep" -- Demo*
"Plush" -- Demo*
"Sex Type Thing" -- Swing Type Version
"Plush" -- Acoustic Type Version
"Creep" -- New Album Version
"Plush" -- Acoustic from MTV Headbanger's Ball (Take 1)

Disc Three: Live 1993
"Wicked Garden"*
"No Memory"*
"Where the River Goes"*
"Sex Type Thing"*
"Wet My Bed"*
"Naked Sunday"*
"Wicked Garden"
"No Memory"*
"Lounge Fly"*
"Dead & Bloated"
"Sex Type Thing"
"Naked Sunday"*

Disc Four: MTV Unplugged
"Andy Warhol"
"Big Empty"*
"Wicked Garden"*
"Sex Type Thing"*

* = previously unreleased.

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Courtesy of MSO PRLongtime Eagles bassist Timothy B. Schmit will be playing with his famous band this Saturday at The Classic East concert at New York's Citi Field, and at the just-announced Classic Northwest event on September 30 at Seattle's Safeco Field. Schmit also has just confirmed four solo shows that are scheduled for late fall.

The 69-year-old Rock & Roll Hall of Famer's solo gigs will take place on November 30 at The Coach House in San Juan Capistrano, California; December 1 at The Cave in Big Bear Lake, California; and December 9 and 10 at One World Theater in Austin, Texas. Fans coming out to concerts can expect to hear songs from Timothy's latest album, 2016's Leap of Faith, as well as some of his earlier solo material, and select tunes by the Eagles and his former band Poco.

Tickets for the shows are available now. Visit for more details.

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Credit: Matt KentThe Who's Pete Townshend has announced a fifth North American performance of Classic Quadrophenia, the orchestral version of his band's classic 1973 concept album Quadrophenia, that will be held on September 13 at Chicago's Rosemont Theatre. The event will feature Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder joining the cast, which includes Townshend, Billy Idol and, in the lead role of Jimmy, acclaimed U.K. tenor Alfie Boe.

The concert also will feature the Chicagoland Pops Orchestra and the Chicago Children's Choir. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, July 28, at 10 a.m. CT at the Rosemont Theatre box office,, or by calling 800-745-3000. Proceeds raised will benefit Teen Cancer America, the charity Townshend and Who singer Roger Daltrey co-founded in 2012.

Classic Quadrophenia premiered in July 2015 at London's Royal Albert Hall, while an album version of the production was released in June of that year. Townshend's longtime partner, singer/songwriter Rachel Fuller, created the orchestrations for the project.

The Who are in the middle of a brief North American summer tour that winds down August 16 in Stateline, Nevada. As part of the trek, the band will play a six-show stand at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas that begins this Saturday, July 29. The Who also has five South American concerts lined up in late September and early October.

Here are all of the scheduled Classic Quadrophenia performances:

9/2 -- Lenox, MA, Tanglewood
9/9 -- New York, NY, Metropolitan Opera House
9/10 -- New York, NY, Metropolitan Opera House
9/13 -- Chicago, IL, Rosemont Theatre
9/16 -- Los Angeles, CA, The Greek Theatre

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Rounder RecordsIt’s been two months since Gregg Allman died, with his album Southern Blood still in production.  Now we’ve got a release date for the rock legend’s final studio project.

Southern Blood will be released September 8, and is available to order today via  It’ll come in at least a half-dozen configurations, including a standard CD, a deluxe CD with two extra tracks and a bonus DVD, a limited edition first-run LP on colored vinyl with an exclusive lithograph, and various other packages that include T-shirts and other merch.

If you’re a completist, you’re also going to want a copy of a limited-edition, numbered and double-sided picture disc.  It’ll only be offered through select local record stores, or if you pre-order Southern Blood on Allman’s website.

Southern Blood, produced by studio great Don Was, features Allman performing songs from familiar friends, past collaborators and music legends, including Lowell George, Bob Dylan, Willie Dixon, Tim Buckley, Jerry Garcia, and Jackson Browne, the latter of whom’s featured on the album’s closing track, “Song for Adam,” which Browne also wrote.  Allman himself co-wrote the album’s opener, “My Only True Friend,” with Scott Sharrard, lead guitarist and musical director for the Gregg Allman Band for the last nine years.

You can order Southern Blood now, and check out all of the different offerings, on

Gregg Allman died in Savannah, Georgia, on May 27 of liver cancer at age 69 following years of failing health.

Here’s the Southern Blood track list, with songwriter credits:

“My Only True Friend“ (Gregg Allman-Scott Sharrard)
“Once I Was“ (Tim Buckley-Larry Beckett)
“Going Gone“ (Bob Dylan)
“Black Muddy River“ (Jerome J. Garcia-Robert C. Hunter)
“I Love the Life I Live“ (Willie Dixon)
“Willin’“ (Lowell George)
“Blind Bats and Swamp Rats“ (Jack Avery)
“Out of Left Field“ (Dewey Lindon Oldham Jr.-Dan Penn)
“Love Like Kerosene“ (Scott Sharrard)
“Song for Adam” (featuring Jackson Browne) (Jackson Browne)

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Credit: Anna WeberStephen Stills and Judy Collins kick off their U.S. tour in support of their upcoming duets album, Everybody Knows, tonight at the Ravinia Festival in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park, Illinois.

The record, the title of which was changed from Stills & Collins, will be released on September 22, while the trek is mapped out all the way through a November 4 concert in Brooks, California.

Everybody Knows celebrates the 50th anniversary of Stills and Collins' musical partnership and friendship, and features new versions of songs tied into the singers' shared history, along with some cover tunes chosen by Stephen and Judy, and a brand-new tune penned by Collins.

"We've talked around it for a couple of years, and we finally said, 'Well, let's just take a crack at it,'" Judy told ABC Radio at a recent red carpet event.  "And then all the concerts are sold out. So, we're very delighted that we can do this."

Songs on Everybody Knows include the Leonard Cohen-penned title track, Bob Dylan's "Girl from the North Country," The Traveling Wilburys' "Handle with Care," and Sandy Denny's "Who Knows Where the Time Goes," which Judy previously recorded for her 1968 album of the same name. As for the tune she wrote for the project, "River of Gold," Collins told ABC Radio that she's "can't get over" the fact that Stephen loves it and will be singing it with her in concert.

Everybody Knows is available for pre-order now at, where you also can purchase signed CD and vinyl copies of the album, as well as special bundles featuring T-shirts, posters, hats, posters, tote bags and other themed merchandise.

Here's the Everybody Knows track list:

"Handle with Care"
"So Begins the Task"
"River of Gold"
"Everybody Knows"
"Reason to Believe"
"Girl from the North Country"
"Who Knows Where the Time Goes"

And here are all of Stills and Collins' confirmed tour dates:

7/26 -- Highland Park, IL, Ravinia Festival
7/28 -- Cleveland Heights, OH, Cain Park
7/30 -- Overland Park, KS, JCCC Carlsen Center
8/1 -- Denver, CO, Denver Botanic Gardens at York Street
8/2 -- Arvada, CO, Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities
8/3 -- Steamboat Springs, CO, Strings Music Festival
8/5 -- Salina, KS, Stiefel Theatre
8/7 -- Meridian, MS, MSU - Riley Center for the Performing Arts
8/9 -- Atlanta, GA, Atlanta Symphony Hall
8/11 -- Alexandria, VA, Birchmere
8/12 -- Alexandria, VA, Birchmere
8/14 -- Ridgefield, CT, Ridgefield Playhouse
8/16 -- Red Bank, NJ, Count Basie Theatre
8/17 -- New Haven, CT, College Street Music Hall
8/18 -- Greensburg, PA, The Palace Theatre
8/20 -- Lowell, MA, Boarding House Park
8/21 -- Great Barrington, MA, Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
8/23 -- Morristown, NJ, Mayo Performing Arts Center
8/25 -- Glenside, PA, Keswick Theatre
8/26 -- Westbury, NY, NYCB Theatre at Westbury
8/28 -- Vestal, NY, Anderson Center for the Performing Arts
9/1 -- Beverly Hills, CA, Saban Theatre
9/3 -- Indio, CA, Fantasy Springs Resort & Casino
9/6 -- San Diego, CA, Humphreys Concerts by the Sea
9/8 -- Jacksonville, OR, Britt Pavilion
9/9 -- Stateline, NV, MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa
9/27 -- Wilkes-Barre, PA, F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts
9/30 -- Torrington, CT, Warner Theater
10/1 -- Newport News, VA, Ferguson Center for the Performing Arts
10/2 -- Huntington, WV, Keith Albee Performing Arts Center
10/5 -- Charlottesville, VA, Sprint Pavilion
10/7 -- Cranston, RI, Rhode Island Center for the Arts at Park Theatre
10/8 -- Albany, NY, Hart Theatre - Egg Center for the Performing Arts
10/11 -- Lancaster, PA, American Music Theatre
10/12 -- Tarrytown, NY, Tarrytown Music Hall
10/13 -- Englewood, NJ, Bergen Performing Arts Center
10/17 -- Godfrey, IL, Olin Theater
10/21 -- Las Vegas, NV, Smith Center for the Performing Arts
10/25 -- San Juan Capistrano, CA, The Coach House
10/26 -- San Juan Capistrano, CA, The Coach House
10/28 -- Santa Barbara, CA, Arlington Theatre
11/2 -- Visalia, CA, Fox Theatre
11/4 -- Brooks, CA, Cache Creek Casino Resort

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Courtesy of The ClassicThe Classic East, the second in a series of star-studded concert events known as The Classic, takes place this Saturday and Sunday at Citi Field in New York City. Now, a third installment in the series, a single-day event called The Classic Northwest, has been confirmed for Saturday, September 30, at Safeco Field in Seattle.

The Classic Northwest's lineup features The Eagles and The Doobie Brothers, two of the three bands that will perform this Saturday at The Classic East concert and also played together at first day of The Classic West event held July 15 and 16 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

Tickets for the newly announced concert go on sale Saturday, August 5, at 10 a.m. PT.

As previously reported, the bills for The Classic West and The Classic East festivals both feature The Eagles, The Doobies and Steely Dan on the first day, and Fleetwood Mac, Journey and Earth, Wind & Fire on the second.

The Classic concerts are The Eagles' first shows since the January 2016 death of founding singer/guitarist Glenn Frey. Rounding out the band's lineup in Frey's place at these events are Glenn's son, Deacon, and country star Vince Gill.

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ABC/Randy HolmesAlice Cooper is probably the world's most famous shock rocker, so it wouldn't be so shocking if he had some skeletons -- or perhaps even a boa constrictor -- tucked away in his closets.  But how about a piece of art by Andy Warhol possibly worth millions of dollars?

Cooper's longtime manager, Shep Gordon, tells The Guardian that a 1964 silkscreen of an electric chair from Warhol's infamous Death and Disaster series that Alice had forgotten he'd owned was recently discovered after sitting for 40 years in a storage locker.

Gordon says he remembers an old girlfriend of Cooper's, late model Cindy Lang, asking him in 1972 for $2,500 to buy the print, which is based on a 1953 photograph of the death chamber at Sing Sing prison. Cooper had befriended Warhol during the early '70s when both men used to frequent the famous New York club Max's Kansas City.  Alice also featured an electric chair in his stage show at the time.

The silkscreen was found rolled up in a tube and placed in storage alongside various old stage props. Gordon thinks Cooper simply forgot he owned the piece.

"At the time Alice is making two albums a year and touring the rest of the time. It was a rock 'n' roll time, none of us thought about anything," explains Shep. "He ends up going into an insane asylum for his drinking and then leaves New York for L.A.

Gordon tells The Guardian he tracked down the print after talking to an art dealer, who told him how valuable Warhol's work had become. Although the silkscreen isn't signed by the artist, a Warhol expert says he's 100-percent sure it's authentic. Another Warhol electric chair silkscreen from the same series sold for $11.6 million at a 2015 auction.

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© 2017 Sebastian Sabal-BruceFresh from his historic reunion performance with Foreigner last week in Wantagh, New York, the group's founding multi-instrumentalist, Ian McDonald, is set to play a new concert with his current band, Honey West, tonight at the intimate New York City club Rockwood Music Hall. Honey West, which features McDonald collaborating with stage actor-turned-singer/songwriter Ted Zurkowski, released its debut album, Bad Old World, in May.

McDonald, who's also a founding member of U.K. prog-rocker pioneers King Crimson, produced Bad Old World and contributed lead guitars, keyboards, flute, saxophones, clarinet and more to the project. The Rockwood Music Hall show currently is the group's only scheduled gig.

On Thursday, July 20, McDonald and fellow original Foreigner members Lou Gramm and Al Greenwood joined their old group's current lineup at a concert held at the Jones Beach Theatre, marking the first time the ex-band mates had performed together since 1980. Some of the former band members are expected to make additional special appearances at upcoming stops on Foreigner's current 40th anniversary tour.

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Loud & Proud RecordsRoadcase Royale, Heart guitarist Nancy Wilson's new band with former Prince backing singer Liv Warfield, will release its debut album, First Things First, on September 22.

As previously reported, Roadcase Royale also includes two other Heart alums -- keyboardist Chris Joyner and drummer Ben Smith -- as well as guitarist Ryan Waters, a one-time Prince protegee.

"Roadcase Royale is a band I've always wanted to be in," says Wilson. "We all write and create songs as a unit. It's an inspired democracy. Liv and Ryan both bring a whole new level of magic to our new sound."

Nancy adds, "I'm amazed after devoting my life to rock music how it now feels so brand new. That's why our first album is called First Things First."

You can check out official videos for two songs from the forthcoming album, "Get Loud" and "Not Giving Up," on Roadcase Royale's official YouTube channel.

In support of First Things First, the band has lined up their first series of headlining shows, running from a September 10 concert in New York City through an October 15 gig in Oklahoma City. These performances will take place on off nights during the group's recently announced stint as the opening act for Bob Seger's 2017 Runaway Train Tour.

Here are all of Road case Royale's confirmed tour dates; all shows opening for Seger unless otherwise noted:

9/10 -- New York, NY, The Gramercy Theatre*
9/12 -- Rochester, NY, Blue Cross Arena
9/14 -- Boston, MA, TD Garden
9/16 -- Uncasville, CT, Mohegan Sun
9/19 -- Grand Rapids, MI, Van Andel Arena
9/21 -- Cincinnati, OH, U.S. Bank Arena
9/23 -- Auburn Hills, MI, Palace of Auburn Hills
9/24 -- Milwaukee, WI, The Pabst Theater*
9/28 -- Pittsburgh, PA, PPG Paints Arena
9/30 -- Columbus, OH, Nationwide Areana
10/1 -- Charlotte, NC, Neighborhood Theatre*
10/4 -- Knoxville, TN, Bijou Theatre*
10/5 -- Greenville, SC, Bon Secours Wellness Arena
10/7 -- Duluth, GA, Infinite Energy Arena
10/8 -- Nashville, TN, City Winery*
10/10 -- Des Moines, IA, Wells Fargo Arena
10/12 -- St. Louis, MO, Scottrade Center
10/14 -- Kansas City, MO, Sprint Center
10/15 -- Oklahoma City, OK, Tower Theatre*
10/19 -- The Woodlands, TX, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
10/21 -- Frisco, TX, The Ford Center at The Star
10/24 -- Austin, TX, Frank Erwin Center
10/26 -- Denver, CO, Pepsi Center
10/28 -- Phoenix, AZ, Talking Stick Resort Arena

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RhinoThis Saturday, July 29, marks the 50th anniversary of the day The Doors' classic single "Light My Fire" lit up the Billboard Hot 100, reaching the top spot on the tally. To celebrate the occasion, the band has launched a campaign to get fans and radio stations to play the famous tune at 7:29 local time on July 29.

The Doors also are asking fans to share their memories of and comments about "Light My Fire" on their social media sites using the hashtag #lightmyfire.

Meanwhile, a new video featuring Doors guitarist Robby Krieger, who wrote most of "Light My Fire," discussing the song has been posted at the band's official YouTube channel.

In the clip, Krieger talks about how the late Jim Morrison pushed him to pen an original tune, telling him to write about something universal that wouldn't go out of style in the next year or two. In the video, Robby also recalls listening to the radio with his parents and brother when he found out the single had gone to #1.

As previously reported, in honor of the milestone anniversary, a limited-edition vinyl single will be released on Friday, July 28. The disc is a reproduction of an original 7-inch single that came out in Japan, which includes a single edit of "Light My Fire" on the A side and the album version of "The Crystal Ship" on the B side. Only 7,500 copies of the vinyl single will be available. In addition, a digital "Light My Fire" maxi-single also will be released Friday that features the mono single and stereo album versions of the song, as well as a live performance recorded in January 1970 at the Felt Forum in New York City.

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ABC/Randy HolmesSir Elton John is honoring Princess Diana's charitable spirit in the upcoming documentary, Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy.

In a new sneak peek from the film on, the pop-rock legend joins Prince Harry to discuss his late mother's AIDS and HIV activism -- a cause that's particularly close to Elton's heart. He founded his Elton John AIDS Foundation in 1992.

"It was considered to be a gay disease," Elton says in the clip. "For someone who was within the Royal Family and who was a woman, and who was straight, to have someone care from the other side, was an incredible gift."

Elton goes on to praise Prince Harry for taking up his mother's charitable causes.

"She had that incredible ability -- which [Harry] kind of inherited -- to make people feel at ease and make them feel that everything's gonna be all right," Elton says. "I haven't experienced many people in my life who have that ability, but she could walk into a room of people and make them feel as if everything was great."

Elton was friends with Princess Diana and re-wrote his song "Candle in the Wind" as a tribute to her following her death in 1997.

Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy airs Monday, August 31, at 10 p.m. on HBO in the U.S. and 9 p.m. in the U.K. on ITV.

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Motörhead MusicA new album collecting a variety of cover tunes Motörhead recorded over the last few decades will be released September 1.

Under Cöver features the late Lemmy Kilmister and his band's renditions of rock classics like The Rolling Stones' "Jumpin' Jack Flash" and "Sympathy for the Devil," Judas Priest's "Breaking the Law," Sex Pistols' "God Save the Queen," Ted Nugent's "Cat Scratch Fever," and The Ramones' "Rockaway Beach."

The album also includes a previously unreleased version of the David Bowie classic "Heroes" that was recorded in 2015 during sessions for Motörhead's final studio album, Bad Magic.

"It's such a great Bowie song, one of his best, and I could only see great things coming out of it from us, and so it proved to be," says Motörhead guitarist Phil Campbell, "and Lemmy ended up loving our version."

Adds drummer Mikkey Dee, "[Lemmy] was very, very proud of it, not only because it turned out so well but because it was fun! Which is what projects like this should be -- fun!"

Another song on Under Cöver is Motörhead's Grammy-winning rendition of Metallica's "Whiplash," which was awarded the Best Metal Performance trophy in 2005.

The album will be available on CD, 180-gram vinyl LP, digital formats, and as a super deluxe box set featuring the CD, the LP, a replica VIP guest pass and a patch.

Here's the full track list for Under Cöver:

"Breaking the Law" (2008)
"God Save the Queen" (2000)
"Heroes" (2015)
"Starstruck" (2014)
"Cat Scratch Fever" (1992)
"Jumpin' Jack Flash" (2001)
"Sympathy for the Devil" (2015)
"Hellraiser" (1992)
"Rockaway Beach" (2002)
"Shoot 'Em Down" (2001)
"Whiplash" (2005)

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Credit: Mark SeligerWhen The Rolling Stones released their latest album, Blue & Lonesome, this past December, some of the band members revealed they'd been working on some original music when they decided to make the blues covers record. Now, in a new video Q&A, guitarist Keith Richards says The Stones are moving forward with an album of new original songs.

"We are very, very shortly cutting some new stuff and considering where to take it next," Richards reports in the new clip, which has been posted on his official YouTube channel.

The 73-year-old Rock & Roll Hall-of-Famer also admits that the positive critical response to Blue & Lonesome "caught us a little bit by surprise." He also suggests that the album's success may inspire The Stones to record "the inevitable volume two," although he maintains that's a project the band won't jump into "straight away."

Richards adds, however, that "it wouldn't take a twist of the arm to do some more of that. It's such fun to record, and there's plenty more where that came from."

Richards also points out that he feels the positive response to Blue & Lonesome likely will encourage his band to come up with some interesting new material. "I just think, actually, The Stones will use it as a boost to their energy and to their feelings of viability in this day and age," Richards maintains, "and see what we can come up with next."

The Rolling Stones' last full album of new songs was 2005's A Bigger Bang. The band kicks off a fall European trek dubbed the No Filter Tour on September 9 in Hamburg, Germany.

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Francesco Castaldo/Archivio Francesco Castaldo/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty ImagesDavid Letterman will be honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor this fall, and none other than Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder will be on hand to celebrate the late-night legend.

Vedder and Letterman have a history of honoring each other -- Vedder performed Pearl Jam's "Better Man" during Letterman's final week as host on CBS' The Late Show, and Letterman inducted Pearl Jam into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame earlier this year.

Jimmy Kimmel, Steve Martin and Bill Murray will also help pay tribute to Letterman during the ceremony, which will be held October 22 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. It'll air on PBS on November 20.

In other Eddie Vedder news, the musician joined Roger Waters during his concert in Chicago Sunday night for a performance of Pink Floyd's "Comfortably Numb." You can watch fan-recorded footage of the collaboration now on YouTube.

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Credit: Joel BernsteinLate last month, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers announced that their 40th anniversary tour would wind down with a September 21 concert at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, but when that show sold out, they added another at the same venue on September 22. Well, now the September 22 concert has sold out too, so Petty and company have lined up a third Hollywood Bowl show on September 25 that they insist will be the finale of their anniversary trek.

Tickets for the supposed final date of the trek go on sale to the general public this Tuesday, July 25, at 10 a.m. PT. As with the September 21 and 22 concerts, acclaimed alt-country singer/songwriter Lucinda Williams will be Petty and the Heartbreakers' special guest at the September 25 gig.

Next up for Tom and his band is a July 26-27 engagement at Forest Hills Stadium in New York City. J. Geils Band singer Peter Wolf will be the opening act. Here are all of the concert remaining on Petty and the Heartbreakers' 40th anniversary tour:

7/26 -- New York, NY, Forest Hills Stadium#
7/27 -- New York, NY, Forest Hills Stadium#
7/29 -- Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo Center#
8/17 -- Vancouver, BC, Canada, Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena$
8/19 -- Seattle, WA, Safeco Field$
8/22 -- Berkeley, CA, Greek Theatre - University of California, Berkeley@
8/23 -- Berkeley, CA, Greek Theatre - University of California, Berkeley@
8/25 -- Sacramento, CA, Golden 1 Center@
8/27 -- Berkeley, CA, Greek Theatre - University of California, Berkeley@
9/17 -- Del Mar, CA, Kaaboo Festival
9/21 -- Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood Bowl*
9/22 -- Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood Bowl*
9/25 -- Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood Bowl*

# = with Peter Wolf
$ = with The Lumineers
@ = with The Shelters
* = with Lucinda Williams.

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RhinoDeep Purple, one of the most influential hard-rock bands ever to emerge from the U.K., will release a new career-spanning compilation called A Fire in the Sky on September 8. The album, which will feature highlights from the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's various lineups, will be available as a three-CD set and a single-disc collection.

The three-CD version of A Fire in the Sky features 40 tracks, including at least one song from each of the band's studio albums from its 1968 debut, Shades of Deep Purple, to its 2013 release, Now What?!

Among the many memorable tunes features on the compilation are the group's 1968 hit cover of Joe South's "Hush" -- sung by original frontman Rod Evans -- and the band's signature rock anthem "Smoke on the Water," from Deep Purple's classic Ian Gillan-led "Mark II" lineup.

Other memorable tunes from the band's "Mark II" incarnation appearing on the three-CD edition of A Fire in the Sky include "Highway Star," "Woman from Tokyo," "Space Truckin'" and "Child in Time." Meanwhile, the David Coverdale-fronted 'mid-70s Deep Purple is represented by such songs as "Burn," "Mistreated" and "Soldier of Fortune."

The single-CD version of A Fire in the Sky contains 20 tracks, and focuses on the various singles Deep Purple has released over the years.

A 27-track, three-LP vinyl version of the compilation will be issued on November 3.

The current Deep Purple lineup will head out on a North American summer tour with Alice Cooper that kicks off August 12 in Las Vegas. The band will be supporting its recently released studio album InFinite on the trek.

Here's the track list for the three-disc version of A Fire in the Sky:

Disc One
"Hell to Pay"
"Vincent Price"
"Wrong Man"
"Rapture of the Deep"
"Sun Goes Down"
"Any Fule Kno That"
"Sometimes I Feel Like Screaming"
"Vavoom: Ted the Mechanic"
"The Battle Rages On"
"King of Dreams"
"Call of the Wild"
"Bad Attitude"
"Knocking at Your Back Door"
"Perfect Strangers"

Disc Two
"You Keep On Moving"
"Dealer" (2010 Kevin Shirley Remix)
"Soldier of Fortune"
"Might Just Take Your Life"
"Rat Bat Blue"
"Woman from Tokyo"
"Space Truckin'"
"Smoke on the Water"
"When a Blind Man Cries"  

Disc Three
"Highway Star"
"Demon's Eye"
"Strange Kind of Woman"
"Child in Time"
"Speed King" (U.S. Album Edit)
"Black Night"
"Emmaretta" (2012 Stereo Mix)
"The Bird Has Flown" (Early Version - 2012 Stereo Mix)
"Wring That Neck" (a.k.a. "Hard Road")
"Kentucky Woman"
"Mandrake Root"

And here's the one-disc version's lsit of songs:

"Hell to Pay" (Radio Edit)
"Rapture of the Deep"
"Sun Goes Down"
"Any Fule Kno That"
"Sometimes I Feel Like Screaming" (Edit)
"Bad Attitude" (Radio Edit)
"Knocking at Your Back Door" (Single Edit)
"Perfect Strangers" (Single Edit)
"You Keep on Moving" (Single Edit)
"Soldier of Fortune"
"Burn" (U.S. Single Edit)
"Woman from Tokyo" (Single Edit)
"Highway Star" (U.S. Single Edit)
"Smoke on the Water" (U.S. Single Edit)
"Strange Kind of Woman"
"Child in Time (Part 1)"
"Speed King" (U.S. Album Edit)
"Black Night"

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