Rhino/Bright Midnight ArchivesA new archival live album capturing The Doors performing at the Sunset Strip bar the London Fog in May 1966 will be released as a limited-edition box set on December 9. London Fog 1966 will include seven recently unearthed songs that are some of the earliest known recordings by the band.
The set that The Doors played included covers of classic tunes by Muddy Waters, Little Richard, Wilson Pickett and Big Joe Williams, as well as two originals -- early versions of "Strange Days" and "You Make Me Real."
Limited to 18,000 individually numbered copies, the box set features the seven tracks on a CD, as well as on a 10-inch vinyl disc designed to look like a test pressing. The collection also contains a variety of replica memorabilia, including a poster, a program from the UCLA student-film screening at which The Doors gave their first performance, a handwritten set list by drummer John Densmore, a London Fog coaster and eight-by-10-inch prints of photos of the band performing at the bar.
The box set also features liner notes penned by Ronnie Haran-Mellen, the one-time talent booker at the Whisky a Go Go, where The Doors served as the house band following their stint at the London Fog. Also contributing to the liner notes is Nettie Peña, who is the source of the London Fog recordings. Peña attended the show and taped it on a reel-to-reel recorder she borrowed from her dad, who was a Los Angeles-area teacher.
The London Fog 1966 recordings were mastered recently by longtime Doors engineer Bruce Botnick. The box set is a lead-in to The Doors' 50th anniversary celebrations, which will feature various special events and releases throughout 2017.
Chris Walter/WireImageA piece of original artwork honoring Syd Barrett is being unveiled tonight at the Cambridge Corn Exchange, a famous music venue in the late Pink Floyd co-founder's hometown of Cambridge, U.K., where he gave his last public performance in 1972. The art piece's unveiling, and a tribute concert that will follow the ceremony, will mark the culmination of a weeklong Barrett celebration held in conjunction with the 2016 Cambridge Film Festival.
The piece, titled CODA, will go on permanent display in the foyer of the Corn Exchange. It was chosen from a list of submissions by Barrett's sister, Rosemary Breen, and her nephew.
Barrett was Pink Floyd's original lead singer and guitarist. He named the band, and wrote and sang most of the songs on its 1967 debut album, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, but drug and mental health issues led to his exit from the group the following year. After a brief attempt at a solo career, Barrett abandoned music and lived a quiet, reclusive life until his death from cancer in 2006 at age 60.
Breen will be taking part in the ceremony, although she tells BBC News that if he'd lived, her brother likely would've skipped it.
"He wouldn't have been interested in it," she says. "He wouldn't have turned up, and just let people get on with it."
Breen says the art piece was chosen because it was reminiscent of Syd -- "very bright and sparkly, but quite basic."
Rosemary tells the BBC that although her brother's music made him a rock legend, he was just doing what he enjoyed.
"I'm proud of the fact he could have given so many people pleasure through his music," she says, "but I know he wasn't proud of himself -- he was just having fun."
Courtesy of The Rock PackThe Rock Pack, a musical collective featuring the current and former frontmen of various famous bands, will perform at a special one-off concert event on December 16 at Comerica Theatre in Phoenix. Among the well-known artists featured at the show are Cheap Trick's Robin Zander, founding Santana singer/keyboardist Gregg Rolie, original Foreigner frontman Lou Gramm, The Tubes' Fee Waybill, one-time Journey vocalist Steve Augeri and former Asia singer John Payne.
"I decided to create a unique concert concept that was start to finish full of monster hits by iconic vocalists," says Payne, who put together The Rock Pack.
The concert, which will run about two hours, will feature each singer sharing some stories about their careers and experiences with their famous groups before performing a few of their best-known tunes. The stage setup will be enhanced by large video screens.
Among the many classic songs concertgoers can expect to hear are Foreigner's "I Wanna Know What Love Is," complete with a gospel choir; Cheap Trick's "I Want You to Want Me"; Santana's "Black Magic Woman"; Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'"; The Tubes' "She's a Beauty": and Asia's "Heat of the Moment."
Tickets for The Rock Pack concert are available now at Ticketmaster.com and the Comerica Theatre box office. Visit TheRockPack.com for more info.
VIEWpress/Getty ImagesTonight, Jon Bon Jovi will perform at a free "Get Out the Vote" event in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to support Hillary Clinton's campaign. Jon's been a huge supporter of Clinton's for quite a while, but he admits he's taken some flak from fans for his political activities. At least his band supports him...as long as he doesn't get political during one of their concerts, that is.
"Absolutely," Jon tells ABC Radio when asked if fans tell him they wish he would just shut up and sing. "Y'know, you see that just about any time you're involved in something. But then again, it doesn't matter who you are or what you do, someone's going to criticize something."
In fact, Jon says he even gets criticized for his charity work, but he doesn't let it bother him.
"If you're doing it from a pure place, with no expectations other than doing good, amen," he tells ABC Radio. "And, y'know, we'll deal with the fallout."
As far as Bon Jovi the band is concerned, keyboard player David Bryan says sending a specific political message isn't what they're about.
"You know, Jon never uses the stage to say his political views and I think we kinda all just don't want to do that," he tells ABC Radio. "I think we're here to entertain and then what we want to do individually, we can do individually."
He adds, "I think at the end of the day we're Americans, that's what we are, and we believe in America."
Tonight's concert takes place at 6:30 p.m ET at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum in Pittsburgh. If you have no problem with Jon being political, visit the "Events" page of HillaryClinton.com for tickets.
Credit: Julie GarnerNeil Young just released a live album called Earth in June, but the prolific folk-rock legend already has completed a new studio project that's scheduled to hit stores on December 2.
Rolling Stone reports that the album is titled Peace Trail and is a mostly acoustic collection of tunes that Young recorded at producer Rick Rubin's Shangri-la Studios in Malibu, California.
Peace Trail features 10 tracks, and includes contributions from famed session drummer Jim Keltner and bassist Paul Bushnell, whose expansive resume includes recordings by John Fogerty, Elton John, Rod Stewart and Phil Collins. The album was co-produced by Young and John Hanlon, who has worked with Neil on most of his records over the last five years.
Among the tracks on Peace Trail is "Indian Givers," a tune that Young debuted in September via a video posted on his official YouTube channel. The song rails against the Dakota Access Pipeline, which is being built to carry oil from North Dakota to Illinois through land that many Native Americans consider sacred. The album also includes several songs that Neil has been playing at his recent concerts with Promise of the Real, including the title track, "Show Me," "Texas Rangers" and "Terrorist Suicide Hang Gliders."
Peace Trail will be available for pre-order soon at Young's online store and at the Pono Music Store. It will be available in various digital formats, as well as on CD and cassette. According to Rolling Stone, a vinyl version also will be released in January.
Here is the full track list for Peace Trail:
"Peace Trail" "Can't Stop Workin'" "Indian Givers" "Show Me" "Texas Rangers" "Terrorist Suicide Hang Gliders" "John Oaks" "My Pledge" "Glass Accident" "My New Robot"
Courtesy of BurberryBritish brand Burberry is best known for its clothing and fragrances, but now the company is getting into the record business, thanks to a partnership with Elton John.
The pop-rock legend has teamed with Burberry for a limited-edition box set of six of his classic albums, all on vinyl. The remastered discs span Elton's catalog from 1970 to 2001, and include one album that's never been released on vinyl before. There are only 800 copies of the set, and the discs will come packaged in a specially designed Burberry box. Each set is individually numbered and embossed with Elton's signature in gold.
The albums include John's self-titled 1970 disc; his first live album, 11-17-70; 1971's Madman Across the Water; 1975's Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy; 1983's Too Low for Zero; and 2001's Songs from the West Coast, making its vinyl debut.
Explaining why he chose these six albums, Elton says in a statement, "I'm really thrilled to see these albums reintroduced in such stylish form. Choosing these six wasn't easy, however, I think they are a very good representation of my catalog between 1970 and 2001...producing these albums was a real labor of love for everyone involved."
The set, which costs $375, will be available exclusively in November at Burberry stores around the globe, and on Burberry.com.
Elton has a longstanding relationship with Burberry; he was part of their holiday ad campaign last year, for example. He says in a statement, "They make a lot of my clothes and I like them because they're a very music-oriented company...they do a lot of things to help promote young acts."
Credit: Scarlet PageSmashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan will perform at Cyndi Lauper's sixth annual Home for the Holidays benefit concert, will be held December 3 at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. The event will support Lauper's charitable organization, True Colors Fund, which aims to raise awareness about youth homelessness in the LGBT community.
This year's lineup also includes R&B star Aloe Blacc, Neon Trees singer Tyler Glenn and America's Got Talent winner Grace VanderWaal, as well as Lauper herself.
"For the sixth year, 'Home for the Holidays' will bring together an incredible group of performers to support the True Colors Fund's work to end homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth," says Lauper in a statement. "Our voices are stronger when we say something together. I'm so grateful to the artists, who are donating their time and talent to bring attention to this very important cause."
Corgan is certainly familiar with Lauper's music, having covered the '80s pop icon's hit "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" during his tour with Marilyn Manson last summer.
This year's Home for the Holidays concert will be hosted by Queer Eye star Carson Kressley. Tickets will be available at Ticketmaster.com starting this Friday, October 28.
Chelsea Lauren/Getty ImagesJason Scheff, who replaced founding Chicago singer/bassist Peter Cetera in 1985, has now parted ways with the group. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band announced Scheff's exit in a message posted on its official Facebook page.
"We are so grateful to Jason for the enormous contribution he has made to Chicago over the last 30 plus years," reads the note. "Everyone wishes him and his family all the best as he continues his musical journey."
Chicago also announced that singer/bassist Jeff Coffey, who had been filling in for Scheff on tour in recent months, has officially joined the band in Jason's place. Over the years, Coffey has toured and performed with such acts at Hootie and the Blowfish, Vertical Horizon, Sixpence None the Richer and Edwin McCain.
Back in May, Jason explained in a Facebook post that he was taking a break from Chicago because of "family health reasons," although he maintained at the time that he wasn't leaving the band.
During his tenure in Chicago, Scheff sang on several of the band's big 1980s hits, including "Will You Still Love Me?," "If She Would Have Been Faithful..." and "What Kind of Man Would I Be?" He also performed with the group at this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony, although he wasn't inducted into the hall.
Most recently, Scheff has been featured as a judge on a new music-competition program called American Supegroup that premiered this month on the Pop, MTV Live and MTV Classic channels.
Credit: Danny ClinchBruce Springsteen and the E Street Bandwill compete for three honors at the 2016 Billboard Touring Awards, scheduled for November 9 at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
The New Jersey rockers have been named finalists in the Top Draw, Top Tour and Top Boxscore categories. Springsteen and his group will be up against Beyoncé and Coldplay for both the Top Draw and the Top Tour prizes, which honor the best-attended and highest-grossing treks, respectively.
As for the Top Boxscore prize, which honors the highest-grossing single engagement by an artist, Springsteen and the E Street Band have been nominated for their May 27-29 stand at Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland. The other finalists for the award are Coldplay and The Stone Roses, for respective June 2016 engagements in London and Manchester, U.K.
Meanwhile, Guns N' Roses' Not in This Lifetime Tour reunion trek is one of six finalists for the Concert Marketing & Promotion Award.
As previously reported, Bon Jovi will be presented with the Legend of Live honor at the 2016 Billboard Touring Awards in recognition of their career contributions to the touring industry. The ceremony is part of 13th annual Billboard Touring Conference, which will be held November 9 and 10.
Credit: Lawrence WatsonVan Morrison has released a new performance video showcasing "Every Time I See a River," one of the songs on his latest studio album, Keep Me Singing. The clip, which can be viewed at Morrison's official VEVO YouTube channel, features the 71-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer crooning the soulful tune in front of an intimate audience with accompaniment from his tasteful backing group.
Morrison co-wrote the song with acclaimed lyricist Don Black, who has penned the words to many famous movie-soundtrack tunes, including "Ben," "To Sir with Love" and the theme to the James Bond film The World Is Not Enough. Van also contributes guitar to the studio version of "Every Time I See a River.
Released in late September, Keep Me Singing debuted at #9 on the Billboard 200, making it Morrison's highest-charting record ever on the tally.
Morrison recently played six U.S. concerts in support of his new album, and he will return to play five more stateside shows in January.
Here are all of Morrison's upcoming U.S. tour dates:
1/13 -- Las Vegas, NV, Caesars Palace 1/14 -- Las Vegas, NV, Caesars Palace 1/17 -- Clearwater, FL, Ruth Eckerd Hall 1/18 -- Clearwater, FL, Ruth Eckerd Hall 1/19 -- Clearwater, FL, Ruth Eckerd Hall
Michael Kovac/WireImageBob Dylan has continued to confound officials of the Swedish Academy, which presents the Nobel Prizes, by ignoring their attempts to contact him with regard to his being chosen to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature. Interestingly, a line acknowledging that Dylan had been awarded the prize that had been posted on his official website last week -- alongside a link to purchase a book compiling his lyrics -- has now been removed.
Since the honor was announced on October 13, the singer/songwriter has released no statement about the award, although messages reporting that he'd been chosen to receive the prize were posted on his Facebook and Twitter pages.
This past Friday, one of the Swedish Academy members, author Per Wästberg, spoke with Swedish public television station SVT and criticized Dylan's decision to ignore attempts to contact him.
"I think it's fair to say that his reaction so far has been rude and arrogant," Wästberg said. "He is who is."
Wästberg also revealed that the Swedish Academy wouldn't continue to try to get in touch with Dylan about whether he plans to attend the Nobel ceremony, which is scheduled for December 10 in Stockholm.
"We will sit back and wait. He will either show up, in which case he will be welcomed," the author said. "Or else he won't show up -- and in that case we will arrange something else during the banquet. Either way -- he is still a laureate."
Wästberg also commented about the Nobel acknowledgement being removed from Dylan's website, noting, "That was hardly surprising. He seems to be a very grumpy and reluctant man."
Dylan, 75, is the first musician ever to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Credit: Brian RasicThe Rolling Stones performed at a private event hosted by New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts, on Tuesday night in front of a super-exclusive crowd.
Kraft arrived to the event dressed to impress in a formal suit and tie with his signature fashion trademark: sneakers.
Frontman Mick Jagger and the band reportedly earned millions for the one-night-only exclusive gig. A seven-figure fee is on par with what singers like Jennifer Lopez and Mariah Carey reportedly earn for performing private concerts for world leaders.
Kraft has planned other elaborate parties in the past, like last year's Super Bowl after-party in which he went on stage to dance with rapper Rick Ross.
In other news, The Rolling Stones announced that because of scheduling issues, they would not be making up the October 19 concert at Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena that they canceled when Jagger came down with laryngitis. Fans who purchased tickets for the show will be able to get full refunds.
As previously reported, The Stones will release a new album of blues cover tunes called Blue & Lonesome on December 2.
Lorenzo Agius/Crown ArchetypePhil Collins has spent the last few years re-examining his life: reissuing his solo albums and writing Not Dead Yet, a revealing and honest memoir. As he puts it, "I have owned up."
While Colllins says that his ex-Genesis band mates and family haven't read the book yet, he hopes there's "a positive reaction." He tells ABC Radio, "I think I've dealt with things quite delicately. When I messed up, I have owned up that this was my problem."
In the book, Phil's brutally honest about everything from his three divorces to the alcoholism that nearly killed him. "I didn't think it's a bad thing that people see that I'm like everybody else," he says of that chapter of his life.
Collins says in writing the book, he realized how much he worked during the '80s, juggling Genesis, a solo career and collaborations with dozens of artists. In fact, he spends a lot of the book apologizing for being inescapable that decade.
"There was that line in Entertainment Weekly, which said, 'Even Phil Collins must know we're growing weary of Phil Collins,'" he recalls. "So there was a backlash...and…when I apologize, I'm really just saying, 'I understand why.'"
Collins also clarifies what he calls "Faxgate": the persistent rumor that he divorced his second wife, Jill, via fax.
"[It] really hurt my career, or my public persona," the 65-year-old musician admits. "And it was based on an untruth…So, I just thought it would be an opportunity just to lay it all out, and if I say it didn't happen, I'm trusting that people will believe me."
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer recently announced he'll be touring for the first time in 10 years, and he just released The Singles Collection, a three-CD set of all his hits, to go along with Not Dead Yet.
Collins appeared on The Tonight Show Tuesday to promote his autobiography, and also performed his classic hit, "In the Air Tonight," backed by his band, as well as members of the Tonight Show house band, The Roots.
Ralph Notaro/Getty ImagesEx-Pearl Jam drummer David Abbruzzese has clarified the comments he made about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and his former band. In a Facebook post, Abbruzzese says that he "[is] not slamming the Hall of Fame or Pearl Jam."
"I understand that there may be some flaws inherent to the balloting process," he says. "I reacted emotionally, and my reaction was based on a lack of understanding. I have spoken to friends and peers and I am resolved to wait patiently to watch and see how it works out. I am not looking to ruffle any feathers. I am not angry with the [Rock and Roll Hall of Fame] or Pearl Jam."
Pearl Jam is nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2017. Should they be chosen, Eddie Vedder, Mike McCready, Matt Cameron, Jeff Ament and Stone Gossard -- plus original drummer Dave Krusen -- will be inducted as members of Pearl Jam. Abbruzzese is not eligible for induction, even though he played drums on Pearl Jam's 1993 sophomore album Vs. and its follow-up, Vitalogy. He was fired from the band in 1994.
Initially commenting on being left off the list, Abbruzzese wrote, "The members of Pearl Jam have got to know what's the right thing to do. They can't justify ignoring my contributions. Like me or not." He's since amended the post to say he was "impulsive" with his comments.
Reprise/Warner Bros. Records/UMeThis year marks the 40th anniversary of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' debut album, and in celebration of the milestone, vinyl editions of all of Petty's studio albums, both as a solo artist and with his band, will be released in two limited-edition companion box sets due out on December 9.
The first collection is titled The Complete Studio Albums Volume 1 (1976-1991), and features nine releases spanning from Petty and the Heartbreakers' 1976 self-titled debut through the group's 1991 studio effort Into the Great Wide Open.
The second box set, called The Complete Studio Albums Volume 2 (1994-2014), contains seven releases and spans from Tom's 1994 solo album Wildflowers through Petty and the Heartbreakers' latest record, 2014's Hypnotic Eye. Five of the seven albums included in the Volume 2 box set are spread across two LPs -- Wildflower, 1999's Echo, 2002's The Last DJ, 2006's Highway Companion and 2010's Mojo.
The box sets, which can be pre-ordered at TomPetty.com, feature LPs pressed on 180-gram vinyl and housed in sleeves replicating the original albums' artwork. Most of the albums have been newly remastered for the collections, and several have not been available on vinyl for years.
Here are the full lists of albums featured in each set; newly remastered unless otherwise noted:
The Complete Studio Albums Volume 1 (1976-1991): Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (1976)* You're Gonna Get It! (1978)* Damn the Torpedoes (1979)* Hard Promises (1981) Long After Dark (1982) Southern Accents (1985) Let Me Up (I've Had Enough) (1987) Full Moon Fever (1989) Into the Great Wide Open (1991)
The Complete Studio Albums Volume 2 (1994-2014): Wildflowers (two-LP) (1994) She's the One (1996) Echo (two-LP) (1999) The Last DJ (two-LP) (2002) Highway Companion (two-LP) (2006) Mojo (two-LP) (2010)** Hypnotic Eye (2014)**
* = Remastered since 2010 ** = Original master = Petty solo album.
Courtesy of Record Store DayIt's the time of year again that brings joy to vinyl lovers everywhere. The Record Store Day campaign has unfurled its list of exclusive releases for its 2016 Black Friday event, to be held in independent record stores on November 25. The eclectic list of limited-edition releases includes discs from The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, Foreigner, The Cars and Alice Cooper.
The Stones will release their cover of blues great Eddie Taylor's 1955 song "Ride 'Em on Down" as a 10-inch vinyl single. The track also will appear on the band's forthcoming album Blue & Lonesome, due out December 2.
The Kinks will contribute four separate releases to the initiative, including a black-and-white-swirled-vinyl version of their 1978 LP Sleepwalker; and three seven-inch EPs, each featured four tracks dating from between 19654 and 1971.
Foreigner will release a 10-inch single celebrating its 40th anniversary that features a previously unreleased recording called "The Flame Still Burns" and the band's debut single, "Feels Like the First Time."
The Cars will issue a seven-inch picture disc that features two tracks from the band's 1978 self-titled debut album -- the hit "Just What I Needed" and "I'm in Touch with Your World."
Cooper's Black Friday offering is a seven-inch single titled Live from the Astroturf recorded during an October 2015 show at Dallas' Good Records store that featured a reunion of the four surviving members of the original Alice Cooper band. The disc will be available in various colors of vinyl.
In addition, the 2017 installment of Record Store Day Black Friday will features releases from Billy Idol, Alice in Chains, The Beach Boys, Jerry Garcia, Iggy & The Stooges, Iron Maiden, Jethro Tull, Motley Crue, The Ramones, Frank Zappa and The Yardbirds.
Reprise; MercuryNeil Young and Rush are among the 2016 winners of the Polaris Heritage Prize, which honors albums by Canadian artists released prior to 2006 based on artistic merit. Among the albums recognized this year are Young's 1970 record After the Gold Rush and Rush's 1981 release Moving Pictures.
The awards are an offshoot of the annual Polaris Music Prize, which has recognized an outstanding Canadian album each year since 2006. Polaris Heritage Prizes are presented annually to two albums nominated in each of four time periods: 1960-1975, 1976-1985, 1986-1995 and 1996-2005. One album in each period is chosen by fan vote and the other is picked by a jury music critics.
After the Gold Rush won the popular vote for the 1960-1975 time period, while Moving Pictures took home the fan-voted prize for the 1976-1985 era.
Among the other 2016 Polaris Heritage Prize winners is acclaimed singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen's 1967 debut, Songs of Leonard Cohen, which was honored with the jury-voted award for 1960-1975.
Patrick Balls; Mary McCartney/MPL CommunicationsLooks like Paul McCartney wasn't too thrilled with what Phil Collins had to say about him in a recent interview.
As previously reported, in the interview with London's The Sunday Times, Collins revealed that he's held a grudge against McCartney since a 2002 incident in which he felt the ex-Beatles star acted condescendingly toward him. Now, the former Genesis singer/drummer reports that McCartney has contacted him via email about his comments regarding the alleged slight.
Collins tells Billboard that McCartney "was upset" about what he said, adding, "I certainly didn't get any flowers from him; I got more of a 'Let's just get on with our lives.'"
In the Sunday Times interview, Phil claimed that when he asked Paul to sign a copy of a Beatles book at a major event, the rock legend turned to his then-wife Heather Mills and said, "Oh Heather, our little Phil's a bit of a Beatles fan." Collins told the newspaper that when McCartney said that, he thought, 'You f***, you f***,'" adding, "Never forgot it."
Phil also told the paper that Paul "has this thing when he's talking to you, where he makes you feel…'I know this must be hard for you, because I'm a Beatle. I'm Paul McCartney and it must be very hard for you to actually be holding a conversation with me.'"
Now, regarding McCartney's reaction, Collins tells Billboard, "I'm sorry he's upset that I kinda said something nasty about him -- well, it wasn't really nasty. If people don't tell people that sometimes their attitude could be a bit better, then you're not gonna get any better, y'know?"
He adds, "I think maybe I should just brush it under the carpet and forget about it and move on, but it did happen."
Stevie Nicks kicks off her 24 Karat Gold Tour tonight in her hometown of Phoenix, and she promises a show packed with music, not a lot of chatter.
"I'm not gonna do long talking things, where they might be going, 'Well, she could've actually done a whole song during this little talk here,'" Nicks tells ABC Radio. "It's gonna be fast and furious."
The set list will feature songs from Stevie's entire solo career as well as Fleetwood Mac hits, so everyone will go home happy.
"It's gonna be eclectic," she says. "I don't think anybody's gonna walk away going, like, 'Oh my God, she didn't do that Fleetwood Mac song that we wanted her to do.'"
She adds, "I'm not even gonna give people a minute to even start to ponder what's missing!"
And while she's giving fans a show, Nicks wants them to give her a show, too -- she's urging them to come dressed to the nines.
"I'm dressed-up up there, so I think it's a great thing to...say, 'I give you all permission to totally pretend that you're going to a glorious cocktail party, and wear your most beautiful clothes,'" Stevie says.
"If you're a six-foot-five guy and you want to come in your white 'Edge of Seventeen' outfit, please do!'" she adds. "'Cause I just think it's hysterical!"
Nicks' opening act is The Pretenders, who are fronted by another legendary rock 'n' roll chick, Chrissie Hynde -- which thrills Stevie to no end.
"When my manager said, 'What about The Pretenders?' I'm like, 'Would they even go with me?' And he said, 'I think they would!'" Nicks recalls. "I'm really excited about this, and I think, yes, we are bada** chicks, and it's really gonna be fun!"
Here are all of Nicks' upcoming tour dates:
10/25 -- Phoenix, AZ, Talking Stick Resort Arena 10/27 -- Denver, CO, Pepsi Center 10/29 -- Houston, TX, Toyota Center 10/30 -- Dallas, TX, American Airlines Center 11/2 -- Tampa, FL, Amalie Arena 11/4 -- Fort Lauderdale, FL, BB&T Center 11/6 -- Atlanta, GA, Philips Arena 11/7 -- Nashville, TN, Bridgestone Arena 11/10 -- Charlotte, NC, Time Warner Cable Arena 11/12 -- Columbia, SC, Colonial Life Arena 11/14 -- Washington, D.C., Verizon Center 11/15 -- Boston, MA, TD Garden 11/19 -- Bethlehem, PA, Sands Bethlehem Event Center 11/20 -- Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo Center 11/23 -- Grand Rapids, MI, Van Andel Arena 11/25 -- Uncasville, CT, Mohegan Sun Arena 11/27 -- Auburn Hills, MI, The Palace of Auburn Hills 11/29 -- Toronto, ON, Canada, Air Canada Centre 12/1 -- New York, NY, Madison Square Garden 12/3 -- Chicago, IL, United Center 12/5 -- Lincoln, NE, Pinnacle Bank Arena 12/6 -- St. Paul, MN, Xcel Energy Center 12/9 -- Vancouver, BC, Canada, Pepsi Live at Rogers Center 12/11 -- Seattle, WA, Key Arena 12/13 -- Sacramento, CA, Golden 1 Center 12/14 -- San Jose, CA, SAP Center 12/17 -- Las Vegas, NV, Park Theatre at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino 12/18 -- Inglewood, CA, The Forum
Daniel Knighton/Getty ImagesZZ Top will continue touring into 2017.
The veteran Texas blues boogie trio just revealed additional dates for their current outing, which is currently scheduled to take a break after their November 12 stop in Thackerville, Oklahoma. Dubbed the Tonnage Tour, only 10 additional stops have been announced so far, beginning February 19 of next year in Greenville, South Carolina, and wrapping up March 14 in Macon, Georgia.
Tickets for the new dates go on sale before the end of the month. Check the band's website for details.
ZZ Top's latest album -- Live! Greatest Hits from Around the World --was released August 12.
Here are the new dates:
2/19 -- Greenville, SC, Peace Center Concert Hall 2/22 -- Nashville, TN, Ryman Auditorium 2/24 -- Louisville, KY, The Louisville Palace Theater 2/25 -- Northfield, OH, Hard Rock Live 2/26 -- Schenectady, NY, Proctor’s Theatre 3/3 -- Atlantic City, NJ, Caesars Atlantic City - Circus Maximus 3/4 -- Shippensburg, PA, H. Ric Luhrs PAC - Shippensburg University 3/5 -- Washington, D.C., MGM National Harbor 3/11 -- Lake Charles, LA, Golden Nugget 3/14 -- Macon, GA, City Auditorium