40th Anniversary

Celebrate 40th Anniversary of RUSH's 'Farewell To Kings!'

RUSH Fans should mark December 1st on their calendars--that's the date they'll be able to grab the just-announced, 40th Anniversary Edition of RUSH 's Classic 1977 Opus, 'Farewell To Kings!' As is the case (and now the expectation), there will be LOTS of extras and bonus material in the various...
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We Checked In, & We Never Left...The HOTEL CALIFORNIA

Altho it was released towards the end of 1976, The EAGLES landmark album, 'Hotel California' enjoyed it's greatest success in the year after, which saw both the title track, and 'New Kid In Town' each peak at #1 on the charts. The EAGLES have just announced a Thanksgiving release date for a 40th...
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FOREIGNER's Debut Album Released 40 Years Ago...

In what is considered to be one of the stronger debut albums from a rock band, The 1st album from FOREIGNER arrived 40 years ago on March 8, 1977. Called "Foreigner" because of the mix of American & English musicians, they abandoned the original band name of "Trigger." The powerful combo of the...
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'The GRATEFUL DEAD Movie' 40th Anniversary is coming!

In observance of it's upcoming 40th Anniversary, 'The Grateful Dead Movie' will be featured on the 'big screen' for one night only on April 20th (4/20! ). The 1977 movie was a chronicle of The GRATEFUL DEAD 's 5-night run (1974) at the legendary, San Francisco concert hall, Winterland. The film,...
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AC/DC's "Let There Be Rock" Turns 40 Years Old!

AC/DC 's 4th studio album (and second U.S. release), "Let There Be Rock" was released on March 21st, 1977... 40 YEARS AGO! For this release, the Young Brothers and BON SCOTT approached the recording sessions with the same attitude and ferocious brand of rock and boogie that defined their first 3...
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FLEETWOOD MAC's 'Rumours' Released 40 Years Ago.

FLEETWOOD MAC's 'Rumours' album, one of the most popular and best selling albums of all time , is legendary for its incredible array of singers and songs as it is for the back-story of the singers, which begat the songs on the album. Now 40 years since it's release, 'Rumours' has endured very well...
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PINK FLOYD's 'Animals' Album Turns 40!

PINK FLOYD 's 'Animals' album was released 40 years ago on January 23, 1977. Although the previous 2 Floyd albums, "Dark Side of the Moon," & "Wish You Were Here," can be viewed as more 'collaborative efforts,' the "Animals" album bore (mostly) the 'stamp' of ROGER WATER 's lyrics & singing...
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Sorry (not sorry), But It AIN'T FOREIGNER w/o You-Know-Who

As we all know by now, Rock Band FOREIGNER will observe it's 40th Anniversary this year. The band has labored on in the last 8+ years w/ singer, KELLY HANSEN , who, IMO, is a fine singer, BUT...he is NOT the guy that most Foreigner fans will associate with the band's success over the years. Quick!...
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Foreigner 40th Anniversary Tour Announced!

It's hard to believe, but FOREIGNER has now been around for 40 years! Of course, Rochester native & original FOREIGNER lead singer, LOU GRAMM has not been a member of the band for a number of years, BUT ...it's expected that Lou will indeed be part of the (just announced) 40th Anniversary Tour...
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Tom Petty Talks Heartbreakers' 40th Anniversary

Tom Petty is talking about the Heartbreakers' 40th anniversary tour shows and how he sees things going. Petty is in this weeks Rolling Stone Music Now podcast, which contains the complete interview that was the basis for a couple of stories about his upcoming plans that ran in early December. Petty...
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