Supergroup ASIA will release a 10-CD box set, “The Official Live Bootlegs Volume 1”, on November 26. A digital album — also called “The Official Live Bootlegs Volume 1” — will feature a selection of 24 tracks taken from the full box set, out on the same day. “The Official Live Bootlegs Volume 1” celebrates the concert tours following ASIA‘s first two albums in 1982 and 1983. The boxset features concerts from 1982 (Buffalo, NY, USA), 1983 (Worcester, MA, USA), 2007 (São Paulo, Brazil), 2008 (Tokyo, Japan) and 2010 (London, UK).
Neil Young & Crazy Horse have announced a new album called ‘Barn’ set to arrive December 10 via Reprise. Young announced the news on his Neil Young Archives website, along with the full tracklist. Barn marks Young and Crazy Horse’s follow-up to 2019’s Colorado. In addition to announcing the new LP, Young released the track “Song of the Seasons” available to stream for Neil Young Archives subscribers. You can take a listen to the track – here.
Some of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony presenters have been announced. The ceremony goes down on October 30th.
Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford revealed that he battled prostate cancer last year during the pandemic.
The legendary rocker shared details about the health issues he faced in the past year in a newly-added chapter to the just-released updated paperback edition of his 2020 memoir, “Confess.”
Paul Simon marked his 80th birthday last week by announcing the new audiobook Miracle and Wonder: Conversations With Paul Simon. The five-hour audiobook is named after a line in the Graceland track “The Boy In the Bubble,” and features new music titled “Seven Psalms” — his first since 2018’s In the Blue Light. It also includes previously unreleased live studio versions of beloved songs from his catalogue like “The Sound of Silence” and “The Boxer.”