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Expansive Box Set of Bob Dylan's "Basement Tapes" Sessions Due Out in November
Updated: August 26, 2014 - 10:41 pm

PRNewsFoto/Legacy RecordingsThe Basement Tapes, the historic recordings Bob Dylan did with The Band during 1967 in the Woodstock, New York, area while he reportedly was recuperating from a serious motorcycle accident, is the subject of the upcoming 11th installment of the folk-rock legend's Bootleg Series.  A massive six-CD collection titled Bob Dylan and The Band: The Basement Tapes Complete is scheduled to be released on November 4.

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Vince Neil Salutes His Mötley Crüe Band Mates
Updated: August 26, 2014 - 10:41 pm

Image Courtesy Motley Records/Eleven Seven RecordsIf you've seen Mötley Crüe on the All Bad Things Must Come to an End tour, you know that the three musicians on board -- Tommy Lee, Mick Mars and Nikki Sixx -- are a talented bunch.  Singer Vince Neil agrees; though the band members have had their share of spats over the years, the singer has no trouble admitting that he's surrounded by skilled professionals.  Neil tells ABC News Radio that Mars in particular is "an outstanding guitar player [and] very underrated because he shies away from press." 

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Kinks Controversy: Is Ray Davies Considering Band Reunion Without Brother Dave?
Updated: August 26, 2014 - 10:41 pm

Decca Label Group; Cleopatra RecordsThere appears to be some controversy brewing with regard to The Kinks' supposed plans for a reunion project next year.  U.K. magazine MOJO reports that legendary rockers' frontman, Ray Davies, revealed in a new interview that the group will tour and release a new album in 2015, while suggesting that the band may do so without the participation of his brother, founding Kinks lead guitarist Dave Davies.

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Deluxe Edition of John Mellencamp's "Plain Spoken" Album Includes Turntable, Signed Lyrics Package
Updated: August 26, 2014 - 4:10 pm

Republic Records/Universal MusicJohn Mellencamp's new studio album, Plain Spoken, will hit stores on September 23, and a special limited-edition deluxe version of the release can be pre-ordered now via the MyPlay Direct website.  The package, which is called the Plain Spoken Ultimate Signed Bundle, includes a vinyl LP of the album, a specially branded John Mellencamp Crosley turntable and a lyric packet autographed by the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer.

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Gene Simmons of KISS Says "Freckle-Faced College Kids" Killed Music Industry
Updated: August 25, 2014 - 11:31 am

Image Courtesy Brian LoweGene Simmons is celebrating the 40th anniversary of KISS with a summer co-headlining tour with Def Leppard, but the bass player thinks he's an endangered species.  In an interview with ABC News Radio, Simmons discussed the state of rock music today and said, "My heart goes out to every new band because there is no record industry [anymore]."

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Entertainment

Miley Cyrus' Homeless VMAs Date Has Record, Warrant Out for Arrest
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 2:10 am

ABC/Richard Harbaugh(LOS ANGELES) -- The once-homeless man who was Miley Cyrus' date at the MTV VMAs on Sunday has a police record and an open warrant out for his arrest.

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The Sweet Nickname "19 Kids and Counting's" Jill Duggar Dillard Has for Her Unborn Baby
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 2:10 am

Photo Credit: TLC(NEW YORK) -- It's only been a week since Jill and Derick Dillard from 19 Kids and Counting announced they were expecting their first baby, and only two months since they were married in June, but the Dillards already have a nickname for their future little bundle of joy.

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Sarah Hyland and Matt Prokop Have Split
Updated: August 26, 2014 - 7:10 pm

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images via ABC(LOS ANGELES) --  There's a reason Sarah Hyland didn't bring her boyfriend of five years, Matt Prokop, to the Emmys.

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Emmy Winner Sarah Silverman Insists 'I Wasn't Stoned'
Updated: August 26, 2014 - 7:10 pm

Mark Davis/NBC(LOS ANGELES) --  Sarah Silverman had a big night at the 2014 Emmy Awards.

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Sofia Vergara Tells Critics of Emmys Pedestal Gag to 'Lighten Up'
Updated: August 26, 2014 - 7:10 pm

Mark Davis/NBC(LOS ANGELES) -- Sofia Vergara thinks people need to "lighten up."

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