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Bob Seger says Ride Out could be his farewell

Bob Seger says his new album Ride Out could be the last record he ever makes.

Sara Evans Set to Release Christmas Album

Sara Evans will release a holiday album entitled At Christmas on November 17th. The 10-track album includes some of the most well-known and celebrated holiday songs including “Silent Night,” “Oh Holy Night,” and “Winter Wonderland,” as well as a very special rendition of “12 Days of Christmas” that features vocals from two of her daughters […]

Wilko Johnson ‘cured’ of cancer

Wilko Johnson says he is “cured” of the pancreatic cancer that he was convinced would kill him.


Kate Bush Pens Letter Thanking Fans Following Concert Run

Kate Bush recently wrapped up a string of 22 sold-out concerts at London’s Hammersmith Apollo, her first proper live shows in 35 years. The concerts were so “spectacular” that eight of Bush’s albums jumped back into the Top 50 of the British album charts as a new audience discovered her music. Following the final performance on October 1st, Bush has penned a long letter on her official site to thank fans and share what the Before the Dawn concert series meant to her (via Pitchfork). Kate Bush Makes Spectacular Return to the Stage “It was one of the most extraordinary experiences of my life.


Check Out Elijah Wood and Peter Jackson in This Commercial for Air New Zealand

You have to be fairly self-confident to title your safety video “The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made,” but Air New Zealand isn’t exaggerating. This “Hobbit”-themed video has everything, from flight attendants dressed up like elves to cameos by Elijah Wood , Peter Jackson , and Sylvester McCoy . Plus, Orcs! The Shire! Cool pipe music! If this is what air travel looks for Kiwis, sign us up. New Zealand’s tourism has enjoyed quite a boost from Peter Jackson’s movies, and Jackson’s own Weta Workshop has also contributed a great deal to the local economy

Lady Antebellum to Bring ‘747’ to ‘Ellen’!

Lady Antebellum is navigating their way to the west coast this week, starting with a performance of their brand new single “Freestyle” today on The Ellen Degeneres Show (check your local listings). Friday (10/24), the group will represent country music at CBS Radio’s annual “We Can Survive” concert at the Hollywood Bowl alongside Pharrell, Iggy […]

Third Day Singer Mac Powell Continues Country Cred With New Album ‘Southpaw’

For Grammy-winning Christian rocker Mac Powell, country music wasn’t just a creative itch that needed scratching. Third Day Photos “Two years ago, I made my first [country] record and a lot of people thought, ‘He’s got it out of his system now,'” Powell tells Rolling Stone Country , “but all that did was make me want to do it even more.” And thus was born Southpaw , the singer’s follow up to his 2012 self-titled country debut. The 12-song set, released October 14th, includes co-writes with country hitmakers Darius Rucker, Kristian Bush and Travis Tritt. It’s arguably a natural transition for the bearded, long-haired Alabama native with a penchant for musical storytelling. Yet certainly not a permanent one


Mark Wahlberg, Jessica Lange, and John Goodman Get Tough in ‘The Gambler’ Red Band Trailer

Put on your headphones before checking out this trailer for ” The Gambler ,” because it’s got a red band for a reason. This remake of the 1974 crime classic stars Mark Wahlberg as a college professor with a bad gambling habit. (Hey, you’ve gotta pay off those school loans somehow – those degrees don’t come cheap.) In this trailer, Jim is getting a stern dressing down from a loan shark played by John Goodman . The crux of this advice is to get rich enough to be able to say “F**k you” to anyone who wants you to do something you don’t want to do

Taylor Swift Says She is Proud to Have Come From the Country Music Community

Taylor Swift says she is proud to have come from the country music community and that Nashville was the best kind of training. “Country music teaches you to work,” Taylor says in the upcoming issue of Esquire. “You hear stories about these artists who show up four hours late to a photo shoot, and in […]


Dukes Of Hazzard Co-Stars John Schneider and Tom Wopat Record Christmas Album

It’s been more than three decades since John Schneider and Tom Wopat were just’a good ol’ boys, never meaning no harm. But the Dukes of Hazzard co-stars are still very much a team. On October 28th, the pair will release Home for Christmas , an 18-track holiday album that mixes seasonal standards like “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” and “Silver Bells” with humorous, left-field tracks like “Johnny, It’s Cold Outside,” a bromantic reinterpretation of Frank Loesser’s “Baby, It’s Cold Outside.” Wopat, who wrote all the lyrics to “Johnny, It’s Cold Outside,” shares the microphone with Schneider on the bulk of the tracks, although each actor sings a pair of solo tunes, too. The Dukes of Hazzard Schneider and Wopat have long histories as vocalists.

RHCP plot studio return

Flea says the Red Hot Chili Peppers will begin recording their 11th album in the next few months.


Sam Hunt Has Perfect Timing With New Album

  Photo courtesy of Sam Hunt has pretty good timing. His debut single, “Leave the Night On,” has climbed into the Top 3 at country radio and is on track to top the charts, just as he prepares to release his new album, Montevallo, on October 27. Hunt says “Leave the Night On” is a good idea of what fans can expect from the album.

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