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  • The Who to Release 1968 Fillmore East Concert

    An oft-bootleg concert by the Who will soon gets its first official release. Live at the Fillmore East 1968, which documents the last show of a two-night stand at the New York venue, arrives on April 20. The two-disc, three-LP set, whose track listing is below, focuses largely on material from their two previous records, The Who Sell Out and A Quick One.  More »
  • Pearl Jam Looking to Throw Out Politicians Aligned With Gun Lobby

    This week’s killing of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., the 18th to take place in the U.S. this year, has ramped up more calls for gun control legislation. Pearl Jam, whose hit “Jeremy” was about a school shooting, are lending their voices to the movement, sending out a pair of tweets telling their fans how they can affect change. “We’re done with ‘leaders’ who refuse to lead on commonsense gun safety laws,”  More »
  • How Marillion Crafted ‘Brave’ – ‘Essential Modern Progressive Rock Albums’ Excerpt

    Some people would suggest that progressive rock reached its high point in the ’70s, faded in the ’80s and has more or less been dormant ever since. But author Roie Avin is looking to change that perception, and we’re pleased to present a chapter from his new book, Essential Modern Progressive Rock Albums: Images and Words Behind Prog’s Most Celebrated Albums 1990-2016. The book details more than 50 records that have been released in that timespan,  More »
  • FRIDAY EVENING UPDATE

    COAST GUARD CAPTAIN REMOVED NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – Coast Guard officials have temporarily removed a captain from a top post in Connecticut, citing a loss of confidence in his ability to command. Officials announced Friday that Capt. Andrew Tucci was removed from command of Sector Long Island Sound in New Haven, a post that oversees all Coast Guard activity in southern Connecticut and northern Long Island in New York. He was reassigned to the Coast Guard’s Research and Development Center in New London until further notice.  More »
  • Kansas, Oasis and Gary Moore Soundtrack Olympic Skating Routines

    The Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, are on, and many athletes have been rocking and rolling. Literally. Thanks to a recent change in the figure skating rules that now allows singles and pairs skaters to use music with lyrics, songs by artists like Kansas and the Rolling Stones have become the Olympic’s 2018 soundtrack. The rule change came after 2014’s games in Sochi, Russia, in an attempt by the International Skating Union to satisfy skaters and woo younger fans to a sport that has suffered from waning interest.  More »

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