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August 24, 2018 4:18 AM Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King dead at 68

FORMER Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King, a Southern rock pioneer who co-wrote the hit Sweet Home Alabama, has died, his official Facebook page account announced on Thursday. He was 68. The post said he died at home on Wednesday. It did not mention the cause, but rock music bible Rolling Stone said he had been battling lung cancer. "It is with great sorrow 100

July 1, 2018 2:39 AM Drake smashes streaming record with new album

NEW YORK: Drake has smashed streaming records with his new album "Scorpion," with Apple Music and Spotify both reporting unprecedented listenership in its first day. Apple Music said on Instagram that the Canadian hip-hop superstar's fifth studio album was streamed 170 million times in the 24 hours since its release Friday. The worldwide figure is the highest 24

April 4, 2018 2:31 AM Amazon announces Elton John-themed special broadcast

Sir Elton John performs in New York on January 24, 2018. — AFP picLOS ANGELES, April 4 — Amazon Music has announced an original audio programme titled The Soundboard with Elton John, an exclusive collection of interviews and music that will be broadcast for 24 hours only, reports Variety. The Soundboard broadcast is timed to coincide with the release 101

March 9, 2018 11:42 AM Snow Patrol announces first album in seven years

Snow Patrol's 'Wildness' is out May 25. ― AFP picLONDON, March 9 ― Irish-Scottish rock band Snow Patrol has shared details of a new album, titled Wildness, that will be their first studio LP since 2011. Snow Patrol’s debut album, Songs for Polarbears, was released in 1998; since then, the band has earned Grammy and Mercury Prize-nominations, achieved 64

March 2, 2018 3:17 AM Three limited-edition David Bowie releases coming for Record Store Day

David Bowie seen here in 1983. ― AFP picLONDON, March 2 — Three rare David Bowie records will be released in limited edition, April 21, for Record Store Day. The news was announced on the late artist’s Instagram. The first release, Welcome to the Blackout (Live London ‘78), is a previously unreleased set of three LP discs featuring recordings from David 52

February 26, 2018 10:51 PM ‘Black Panther’ soundtrack tops Billboard 200 for second week

'Black Panther: The Album' stays at number one in the Billboard 200 chart for the second week running. — AFP picLOS ANGELES, Feb 27 — The original soundtrack to the hit movie Black Panther tops the Billboard 200 chart of the USA's most popular albums for the second consecutive week. After the The Greatest Showman, Black Panther: The Album is the second 52

February 20, 2018 11:44 AM David Bowie’s ‘Aladdin Sane’ getting vinyl reissue

Parlophone is behind a number of David Bowie reissues out in April. — Picture courtesy of ParlophoneLOS ANGELES, Feb 20 — This year marks the 45th anniversary of David Bowie’s album Aladdin Sane, and in April — 45 years to the day since its original release — the album will get a vinyl reissue, preceded a week earlier by a reissue of two best-of albums 69

February 8, 2018 10:56 PM Chris Cornell, Willie Nelson contribute to new Johnny Cash album

Johnny Cash — Picture courtesy of Don Hunstein Sony MusicLOS ANGELES, Feb 9 — A new album featuring unknown poems and writings by Johnny Cash that have been turned into songs is set for release in April. Among artists who created new music for the 16-track album are Chris Cornell, Ruston Kelly & Kacey Musgraves, Rosanne Cash, Alison Krauss & Union Station 52

February 6, 2018 2:34 AM Pumpkins reunited? Five key tracks from the Smashing Pumpkins back catalogue

US musician Billy Corgan of the band Smashing Pumpkins at the 2013 Glastonbury Festival. — AFP picLOS ANGELES, Feb 6 — One of the major bands of the 1990s could be about to make a comeback. Indeed, a picture shared on Twitter shows four members of the Smashing Pumpkins, including frontman Billy Corgan, posing in a photo shoot, fuelling hopes of a Pumpkins 49

November 29, 2017 6:50 AM Incubus includes Malaysia in 2018 Asia tour

Incubus last played Malaysia in 2011. — TheHive.Asia picKUALA LUMPUR, Nov 29 — After recently announcing several stops in South-east Asia, American rockers Incubus have now added Malaysia in their line-up tour. The Malaysian gig will take place on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at KL Live, Life Centre, after their stop in Singapore and before their Philippines’ 50