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On The Shelves: Us Album Releases, October 30, 2012 - Neil Young, Black Country Communion, Toby Keith, Meek Mill, Rod Stewart, Katherine Jenkins

It's going to be a tough fight to knock Taylor Swift from the top of this week's chart and looking at this week's major contenders, it seems unlikely that any of them have the commercial...

On The Shelves: UK Album Release Round-up, October 29, 2012: Neil Young, Madness, Kylie Minogue, Calvin Harris, Skyfall Ost

Psychedelic Pill is the 35th studio album from Neil Young and was written and recorded in collaboration with his sometime band, Crazy Horse, marking their first album of original material since Greendale...

Neil Young Curious About Writing Songs Sober

Neil Young was ''curious'' about writing songs without drugs or alcohol. The legendary singer/songwriter gave up drinking and smoking cannabis last year, and initially wondered if he'd still be able to function as a songwriter...

Foo Fighters And Neil Young Perform Together At A Concert In New York City's Central Park

Mid-set, alongside Crazy Horse, Neil Young announced that “We’re joining forces up here,” just as Foo Fighter's Dave Grohl and Dan Auerbach graced the stage to collaborate with Young on an adrenaline and feedback...

Neil Young And Foo Fighters Lead Central Park Poverty Awareness Concert

Neil Young and Foo Fighters were among the star attractions at Saturday night’s Global Citizen Festival in Central Park. The concert was held in order to raise awareness about issues surrounding poverty and according to...

Neil Young, The Foo Fighters And The Black Keys Join-up For Central Park Gig

Central Park in New York set the stage for a rock triple threat in the shape of Neil Young, The Foo Fighters and The Black Keys, all of whom banded together for a benefit mini-fest,...

Neil Young Scarred By Kurt Cobain Tragedy

Kurt Cobain's death left Neil Young deeply scarred after discovering the tragic NIRVANA star quoted his idol's lyrics in his suicide note.In his new autobiography, Waging Heavy Peace, the rocker reveals he was trying to...

Eddie Vedder Raises $1.7million For Obama Re-election Campaign

Eddie Vedder performed one of his most expensive gigs to date, with tickets going for $20,000 per-person as he opened up for President Barrack Obama at a private fundraising event for the President's re-election campaign....

Rockers To Make History By Streaming Charity Festival Performances

Neil Young, the Foo Fighters and the Black Keys will make history when they perform at the Global Citizen Festival in New York's Central Park on 29 September (12) because the event will be the...

Neil Young Gives Up Drugs And Alcohol

Rocker Neil Young has given up drugs and alcohol for good after puffing marijuana and knocking back alcohol for years.The Harvest Moon hitmaker retired both his bad habits last year (11) and is now celebrating...

Pearl Jam Bring Made In America To A Glorious Conclusion

Pearl Jam closed the Made in America festival yesterday (02.09.12) with Jay-Z. The US rockers were joined by the rapper for their second-to-last encore as they performed his big hit '99 Problems' after stunning the...

Nbc Gets Off Easy For Confusing Neil Young With Neil Armstrong

Luckily for NBC, their latest gaffe -- referring to Neil Armstrong as Neil Young in announcing the death of the pioneer astronaut -- came on a weekend, when most of the late-night comedians were elsewhere....

Foo Fighters And Neil Young To Headline New York Charity Show

The Foo Fighters and Neil Young will headline a huge charity show in New York City next month (Sep12) to combat world poverty.Dave Grohl's band will perform in Manhattan's Central Park as part of the...

Neil Young Teams Up With 'Silence Of The Lambs' Director

Neil Young has received rave reviews for his new documentary 'Neil Young Journeys', by American filmmaker Jonathan Demme - the man best known for directing 'Silence of the Lambs'. The new movie is based around...

Week 68: Adele's '21' Regains Billboard No.1 Spot

Adele has regained the No.1 spot on the Billboard 200 album chart with her sophomore effort '21', 68 weeks after its release. The multi-Grammy Award winner remarkably held off new entries from Neil Young, The...

Mixed Reviews For Neil Young's 'Americana'

Neil Young has released his latest album with Crazy Horse, to a mixture of reverence and ambivalence. 'Americana' is the first album that Young has released with Crazy Horse in nine years and whilst New...

Neil Young Still Keen On Future Buffalo Springfield Reunion Dates

Neil Young has given fans of his rock group Buffalo Springfield hope of future reunion shows after calling off a 30-date tour last year (11).Young and his bandmates reunited for a seven-date tour a year...

John Mayer Album Indebted To The '70s: But Is It Any Good?

John Mayer 's new album 'Born and Raised' is indebted to the late 1960s and early '70s, to the extent that the cover art even looks like a facsimile of SMALL FACES' 1968 album Ogdens'...

Coldplay To Close Paralympics

Coldplay are to perform at the Paralympics closing ceremony.The 'Paradise' hitmakers feel ''honoured'' to have been invited to take part in the Festival of Flameat London's Olympic Stadium on September 9.Frontman Chris Martin said: ''Being...

Booker T And The Mgs Bassist Donald 'Duck' Dunn Dies, Aged 70

Donald Dunn, the Booker T and the MG's bassist and one of the most influential bass players of the 1960s and 70s, was found dead in Tokyo this week after playing dates that were postponed...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Offer Fans Covers Ep To Mark Hall Of Fame Honour

The free digital Ep Red Hot Chili Peppers are releasing to celebrate their induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame will include the band's cover versions of songs by David Bowie and Neil...

Young Trademarks Names For Mp3 Alternative

Rocker Neil Young is developing a high-resolution audio format to rival modern Mp3s.The Heart of Gold hitmaker has previously ranted about the quality of modern digital music as opposed to that of his well-worn and...

Neil Young's New Crazy Horse Album Features God Save The Queen

Neil Young's reunion album with his longtime backing band Crazy Horse will feature new versions of folk classic This Land Is Your Land and the English National Anthem God Save The Queen.The rocker's much-anticipated new...

27 Beatles Songs Available As Ringtones Exclusively On Itunes

27 BEATLES songs have now been made available for download as ringtones via iTunes. The available tracks are the same tracks that comprise the Fab Four's '1' compilation; a selection of The Beatles' number one...

Sir Paul Mccartney Receives Star-studded Honour

Coldplay, Katy Perry and Foo Fighters were among the stars who honoured Sir Paul McCartney as he was named MusiCares Person of the Year gala.The 69-year-old former Beatles rocker and other guests were treated to...

Paul Mccartney Gets Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star - Finally

Sir Paul Mccartney has followed in the footsteps of his former band members and been awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The former Beatle became the 2,460th celebrity to be awarded the...

Paul Mccartney Thanks 'The Boys' At Walk Of Fame Ceremony

Sir Paul Mccartney unveiled his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday (February 9, 2012). The rocker is surprisingly the last of The Beatles to be recognized on the legendary walk of...

Neil Young Held Ipod Talks With Steve Jobs

Neil Young wants to bring the sound of the '50s into the digital age - he was helping to design a vinyl-friendly iPod with Steve Jobs before the Apple boss' death last year (11).The veteran...

Neil Young & Crazy Horse Return For Mccartney's Big Night

Neil Young and his most famous backing band Crazy Horse will make their first live public appearance together since 2004 at Sir Paul Mccartney's upcoming MusiCares Person of the Year gala in Hollywood.Young and his...

Steve Jobs Preferred Vinyl To Mp3, Says Neil Young

Despite being the driving force behind the company that revolutionised how we listen to music, the late Steve Jobs apparently preferred listening to music on vinyl rather than MP3. This is according to the musician...

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