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Chicago to Unveil Innovative New Album This Summer
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 10:22 am

Chicago Records IIChicago will return this summer with a new album called NOW – also known as Chicago 36.  The project was put together on a mobile recording system called The Rig, which was spearheaded by longtime trumpet player Lee Loughnane, in hotel rooms and other locations across the country while the band was on tour. 

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Brian Johnson Denies AC/DC Retirement Rumors, Confirms Band Member Has "Debilitating Illness"
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 10:22 am

BMGSo the truth is, AC/DC is not retiring, but one member of the band is indeed ill.  That's according to frontman Brian Johnson, who tells Wednesday's edition of London's Telegraph newspaper, "We are definitely getting together in May in Vancouver.  We're going to pick up some guitars, have a plonk, and see if anybody has got any tunes or ideas. If anything happens, we'll record it."

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Cream's Jack Bruce Releases Diverse New Solo Album, "Silver Rails"
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 8:06 am

Cherry Red RecordsSilver Rails, Cream singer/bassist Jack Bruce's first new solo album in more than decade, was released in the U.S. this week.  The album finds the 70-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer exploring an eclectic variety of styles with help from some well-known guest musicians, including such respected guitarists as Robin Trower, Phil Manzanera, Uli Jon Roth and Bernie Marsden.

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Jethro's Tull's Ian Anderson Releases New Concept Album, "Homo Erraticus"
Updated: April 15, 2014 - 10:41 pm

Calliandra RecordsIn 2012, Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson released Thick as a Brick II, a sequel to his band's 1972 concept album that was based on a poem written by a fictional eight-year-old boy named Gerald Bostock.  Now, the singer has recorded a new chapter to Bostock's saga, an album titled Homo Erraticus, which hit stores on Tuesday.

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New Compilation to Feature Performances from Levon Helm's Midnight Ramble Concert Series
Updated: April 15, 2014 - 5:23 pm

Vanguard RecordsThe third installment in a series of compilations featuring performances from the Midnight Ramble concerts late Band singer/drummer Levon Helm hosted at his home studio and barn in Woodstock, New York, is scheduled to be released on July 1.  The album, titled The Levon Helm Band -- The Midnight Ramble Sessions Volume 3, includes 13 songs from various shows recorded between October 2005 and August 2010.

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Entertainment

"The View's" Jenny McCarthy Engaged to Donnie Wahlberg
Posted: April 16, 2014

ABC/ Ida Mae Astute(NEW YORK) -- The View co-host Jenny McCarthy is engaged to her boyfriend Donnie Wahlberg. McCarthy announced the news on the ABC daytime program Wednesday morning.

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Miley Cyrus Will Remain Hospitalized
Posted: April 16, 2014

ABC/Richard Harbaugh(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- Miley Cyrus is being forced to cancel another concert because of illness.

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Religious Drama "Heaven Is For Real" Opens Nationwide
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 8:06 am

TriStar(NEW YORK) -- The religious drama Heaven Is For Real opens nationwide on Wednesday.

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Paul Walker's Brothers to Help Complete Shooting of "Fast & Furious 7"
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 10:22 am

Kevin Winter/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Paul Walker's brothers will fill in for the late actor to help complete his scenes for the next film in the Fast & Furious franchise.

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CBS Denies It's Discussed Late-Night Time Slot with Chelsea Handler
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 8:06 am

NBC Universal(LOS ANGELES) -- For the moment, it appears Chelsea Handler will not be joining Stephen Colbert at CBS in 2015.

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