Daily Archives: August 4, 2014

Robert Plant Seeking Filmmaker to Create Official Video for His New Song “Rainbow”

Ed Miles/Nonesuch RecordsRobert Plant has launched a contest to find a filmmaker to create the official music video for "Rainbow," a song that appears on the Led Zeppelin frontman's forthcoming solo album,

Neil Young Says Asks Fans to Stop Buying Non-Organic Cotton Items

Image Courtesy of Danny ClinchSeveral days after Neil Young revealed he was supporting a new campaign to help protect rainforests, the folk-rock legend has launched his own environmentally

UPIR Race Recap – August 4th, 2014

ESCANABA, MI – 8/4/14 –Tony & Johnathan are back after a month off!  There was quite the crowd in Ernie’s Irish Pub in Escanaba, and Tony had a full show planned.  Going

“Guardians of the Galaxy” Soundtrack Featuring David Bowie & ’70s Pop Hits Tops iTunes, Amazon Charts

Hollywood RecordsThe new Marvel superhero film Guardians of the Galaxy set a new August opening record last weekend, earning an estimated $94 million in its debut. The movie's soundtrack

Watch the Official Video for Chrissie Hynde’s New Song with Neil Young

Dean Chalkley/Nasty Little ManPretenders frontwoman Chrissie Hynde's recently released debut solo album, Stockholm, includes a song called "Down the Wrong Way," which features a guest appearance by none other than Neil Young.

More than 20K People Support Petition to Have Ozzy Osbourne Knighted

Image Courtesy of MSO PRHe's known as the Metal Madman and the Prince of Darkness, but how about Sir Ozzy Osbourne? A 65-year-old British fan named Helen Maidiotis who launched an

The Kinks’ “You Really Got Me” Was Released 50 Years Ago Today

Hulton Archive/Getty ImagesFifty years ago today on August 4, 1964, The Kinks released "You Really Got Me." The song reached #1 on the UK charts. It reached #7 in the U.S.


Slash to Celebrate Release of “World on Fire” by Playing Shows at Three Famous Hollywood Clubs

Scott Uchida/MSO PRNext month, Slash will celebrate the release of World on Fire, his latest album with his band Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, by taking over three famous

Jon Bon Jovi Reaches Out to Buffalo Bills Fans Worried About His Efforts to Buy Team

AEG LiveThe latest chapter in Jon Bon Jovi's effort to become one of the new owners of the NFL's Buffalo Bills franchise is an open letter from the rocker that

Brian Wilson Lines Up New Tour Dates with Beach Boys Band Mate Al Jardine

Disney Pearl Records; Trisha CampoAs fans await word on when Brian Wilson's new solo album will be released, the Beach Boys mastermind has announced a few new U.S. tour dates that will

Lori Lynch of Arnold Wins Free Lunch for Liking WRUP on Facebook!

Arnold, Michigan – 8/4/2014 – Lori Lynch of Arnold Wins Free Lunch for Liking WRUP on Facebook!