Nieuwsberichten van Decades

29-10-2018 @ 15:46

Rockband KISS gaat nog één keer de wereld over om daarna definitief te stoppen met touren. Op dinsdag 25 juni 2019 speelt de legendarische Amerikaanse glamrockband een show in Ziggo Dome Amsterdam. De show is onderdeel van hun afscheidstournee genaamd End Of The Road World Tour.

Na een legendarische carrière van ruim 45 jaar, kondigde KISS eerder dit jaar aan dat ze in 2019 voor de allerlaatste keer op tournee gaan. De tournee krijgt de toepasselijke naam End Of The Road World Tour. Vandaag ko...

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02-06-2018 @ 10:45

Op maandag 26 november komt de Finse band Nightwish naar de Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam. De show is onderdeel van hun Decades World Tour 2018. De tournee staat in het teken van het onlangs verschenen verzamelalbum Decades. De support act tijdens deze tour is het Finse Beast In Black.


In 1996 maakte Tuomas Holopainen de eerste demo die uiteindelijk leidde tot zijn eerste muziekcontract met zijn nieuwe band Nightwish. Twintig jaar, tweeduizend concerten en acht miljoen verkochte albums later is Nigh...

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09-05-2016 @ 16:44

Formed in London in 1968, The Free are regarded as one of the primary innovators of blues rock. Bass player Andy Fraser is 15 years old, lead guitarist Paul Kossoff 17 years, and both lead singer Paul Rodgers and drummer Simon Kirke are 18 then. They hit mainstream global success in 1970 and played to over 600,000 people at the Isle of Wight festival that same year. By the time they had disbanded in 1973 they had released 6 studio albums, sold over 20 million albums and played over 700 shows....

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17-08-2015 @ 10:12

Little Richard: An influential figure in popular music and culture for more than six decades (wikipedia)

In the early ’50s, Little Richard Penniman combined the spirit of church music, the barroom-hewn raunch of blues and the swing of New Orleans jazz and turned it into something altogether new — rock ’n’ roll. When the Macon, Ga. native signed to Art Rupe’s Specialty Records in Los Angeles, he was in turn dispatched to New Orleans to record at Cosimo’s legendary studio. Over the course of sev...

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16-01-2015 @ 15:39

Europe’s best music festivals, artists and promoters of 2014 were revealed at the 6th annual European Festival Awards, which took place at Groningen’s De Oosterpoort in The Netherlands, crowning the opening night of Eurosonic Noorderslag.

The ceremony also featured some of the hottest new European artists with performances from Danish electro-pop sensation , London-based R&B musician Jack Garratt and Norwegian singer-songwriter Aurora Asknes.

Hungary’s Sziget Festival reclaimed its title of B...

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17-10-2014 @ 16:05

AFEM endorses Pioneer DJ plan to offer data to collection societies
Richie Hawtin’s RADR concept aligns with new Pioneer technology

The Association for Electronic Music (AFEM) launched oct. 15th a campaign to ensure that, in future, the estimated £100m a year in performance royalties due to electronic music artists, writers and producers around the world finally reaches the right people.
Incomplete or missing data currently means around £100m currently goes to the wrong songwriters & artists.
AFE...

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25-09-2014 @ 21:06

There is no more significant a milestone in Rock Music than the 50th Anniversary. Alongside The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, THE WHO complete the holy trinity of British Rock bands that have the honour of celebrating that landmark. Through the decades, The Who redefined rock music as we know it and their influence continues in all areas of popular culture to this day.

Who Hits 50 is the definitive collection of the band’s greatest tracks from their very first recordings as The High Numbers ...

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09-09-2014 @ 21:02

Multi-platinum recording-artist Bryan Adams has announced the release of his new covers album, “Tracks Of My Years”, a diverse collection of time honoured classics from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s.

The eleven-track album will be released October 6th through Polydor Records and features a wide range of influential musical styles, from Chuck Berry's "Rock & Roll Music", Ray Charles' "I Can't Stop Loving You" to The Beatles' "Any Time At All". The album will also include a brand new track entitled, “...

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06-02-2014 @ 16:53

The ultimate reissue out 24th March 2014

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Elton John’s seminal 1973 breakthrough album, has been remastered and will be reissued on CD, vinyl, limited-edition yellow vinyl, and in a box set featuring recording of ‘Live At Hammersmith 1973’ on CD, a DVD of Bryan Forbes’ 1973 film ‘Elton John and Bernie Taupin Say Goodbye To Norma Jean and Other Things’, along with a 100-page illustrated hardback book packed with rare photos, memorabilia and a new essay containing inte...

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09-10-2013 @ 22:59

"It all boils down to this. They were four war babies from Liverpool who really did change the world, and whose music and impact still lives on in so many ways, after all these years. I say, let’s scrub what we know, or think we know, and start over: Who really were these people, and how did it all happen?"

The Beatles: Tune In by Mark Lewisohn

So it's finally here. A full 10 years after the idea was conceived, and five after the initial deadline was left for dead, the first volume of Mark L...

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30-09-2013 @ 17:46

Disruptive innovation is not a tactic. It’s a mindset.’  Richard Branson

2013 is the 40th anniversary of Virgin Records, the revolutionary British record label founded by Richard Branson in 1973. To mark the event there will be a series of events taking place this autumn celebrating the label’s rich history and ability to “disrupt the status quo”.

Launched 40 years ago with the largely instrumental Tubular Bells (a 48-minute suite conceived by 19-year-old guitar prodigy Mike Oldfield that went...

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20-05-2013 @ 15:19

The Moody Blues will release a definitive career-spanning box set entitled ‘Timeless Flight’ on June 3rd 2013.

Housed in a heavy-duty LP-sized hard-back slipcase, this lavish box set contains 17 discs including:

* 11 remastered CDs featuring key album tracks, previously unreleased mixes, out-takes and complete live concerts

* 3 DVDs of rare television performances from around the world, promotional videos and the previously unreleased live concert from Olympia, Paris in 1970

* 3 DVD audio discs c...

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24-03-2013 @ 22:45

Two-time Grammy®-winning recording artist, LL COOL J, will release his 14th new studio album, Authentic, on April 30, 2013 on 429 Records/The Savoy Label Group. The multi-platinum artist returned to the studio and kicked the volume up to create a powerful album that came from his true passion for music and would speak to his fans.

LL just hosted the 55th Annual GRAMMY® Awards on CBS on February 10th to acclaim and performed his blazing new song “Whaddup” from Authentic with Travis Barker (Blin...

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12-03-2013 @ 16:13

Universal Music Group has acquired the exclusive DVD/Blu-ray rights to History of the Eagles, the iconic band’s acclaimed documentary, which is set for release on April 29. This exceptional three-disc set includes History of the Eagles Part One and History of the Eagles Part Two, as well as Eagles Live At The Capital Centre - March 1977, featuring never-before-released performances from the Eagles’ two-night stand at Washington, D.C.’s Capital Center during the legendary Hotel California tour...

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24-10-2012 @ 19:20

For music fans raised on the harmonies and melodies that defined a generation, The Beach Boys’ 50th Anniversary was celebrated with an album featuring all new material and a special 75 date world tour.The Beach Boys played to sold out crowds garnering rave reviews at every stop— from the Hollywood Bowl to its conclusion at London’s Wembley Arena with an epic 55 song set. The excitement of The Beach Boys 2012 tour lives forever on DVD and Blu-Ray:The Beach Boys: Live in concert - 50th annivers...

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