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Paul McCartney Now Creating Music for Video Games

Paul McCartney Beatles Paul McCartney Now Creating Music for Video GamesSir. Paul McCartney is working on a track for a video game, suggesting that video games are a great way to reach out to young people with music.

Paul McCartney, is putting a new twist into his latest work. Instead of new composing music for a album or film, one of his most recent pieces will be composed for a computer video game, which is currently unnamed. page go Paul McCartney Now Creating Music for Video Games Continue reading Paul McCartney Now Creating Music for Video Games »

Bruce Springsteen’s 17th Album “Wreaking Ball” & US Tour Announced

bruce springsteen Bruce Springsteens 17th Album Wreaking Ball & US Tour AnnouncedBruce Springsteen’s 17th album titled “Wrecking Ball“, is scheduled for release March 6, 2012 in the USA (March 5th in the UK), with an accompanying tour also in the works.  Springsteen’s latest work, an 11 track EP, was produced was produced by mufti-platinum record producer Ron Aniello, who has previously worked with artists including Candlebox, Lifehouse, Barenaked Ladies, Jars of Clay and other top artists. page go Bruce Springsteens 17th Album Wreaking Ball & US Tour Announced Continue reading Bruce Springsteen’s 17th Album “Wreaking Ball” & US Tour Announced »

Rock Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland

Rock Hall of Fame Rock Hall of Fame and Museum in ClevelandThe Rock Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland opened the doors to it’s new library and archives on Jan 17th, which will provide fans and scholars alike access to historic tidbits relating to the history of Rock music. Rock treasures include everything from personal letters from Mick Jagger, Madonna and Aretha Franklin, a handwritten song list for a concert by Elvis Presley, to video of the Rolling Stones 1981-1982 tour.

The collection, which is housed in four-story, $12 million dollar building, includes more than 3,500 books, 1,400 audio recordings and 270 videos. The Library also houses many photos, albums and covers, oral histories, scrapbooks and more for the public’s viewing pleasure from top artists in the history of rock. page go Rock Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland Continue reading Rock Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland »

Pop Blowing Rock Out of the Water in Britain

The Rock music genre is slipping, and Pop music has come to take it’s place.

BPIlogo Pop Blowing Rock Out of the Water in BritainThanks to artists such as Lady Gaga and Adele, the Pop Music genre has surpassed the Rock Music genre for sales in 2011. In 2011 alone, Lady Gaga brought in an astounding $90 million in earnings, and Adele has covered the billboards with hit albums 21 at #1 and 19 at #4. Big hitting album sales such as this have pushed Pop music forward in the charts covering one third of the market (33.6%), up almost 3% from 2010 performance. page go Pop Blowing Rock Out of the Water in Britain Continue reading Pop Blowing Rock Out of the Water in Britain »

Cheap Trick to Open Music Venue & Museum in Chicago

CheapTrick1977 300x211 Cheap Trick to Open Music Venue & Museum in ChicagoCheap Trick has announced plans to open a music venue with museum and eatery on Chicago’s South Side. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that the band will use the site of a former auto dealership on south Michigan Avenue. The venue is located near Chess, Vee-Jay and Brunswick Records, hugely popular during the 50′s and 60′s, and where Chuck Berry, the Rolling Stones and many other popular artists have recorded. page go Cheap Trick to Open Music Venue & Museum in Chicago Continue reading Cheap Trick to Open Music Venue & Museum in Chicago »

Judas Priest Impressed by James Durbin’s Cover Song on American Idol

James Durbin on American Idol Judas Priest Impressed by James Durbin’s Cover Song on American IdolContestants on the American reality show American Idol are renowned for their cover songs of industry’s icons and the same trend was repeated when season 10 Idol-aspirant James Durbin covered Judas Priest’s “You’ve Got Another Thing Coming” and stole the praises of everyone in attendance.

The classic heavy metal band was present at the season finale held on Wednesday, and just before entering the arena, MTV News caught up with them to talk about Durbin’s rendition of their song and they all seem to approve the young singer unanimously. page go Judas Priest Impressed by James Durbin’s Cover Song on American Idol Continue reading Judas Priest Impressed by James Durbin’s Cover Song on American Idol »

Have Fun With Oldies Music

beach boys Have Fun With Oldies MusicToday’s world is full of millions of ways to make us detach from our daily lives and step into a new world where all of our worries and daily problems disappear. This is where entertainment comes in, and in a world where great sounds, great lyrics, and great memories thrive, it’s easy to lose yourself in the music. page go Have Fun With Oldies Music Continue reading Have Fun With Oldies Music »

 
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