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Hunter deBlanc may be on your radar for his alternative covers deeming him the “Pop-Punk Piano Man.” From Yellowcard to Senses Fail, he’s covered it all. In fact, he even performed a punk rendition of Billy Joel‘s iconic “Piano Man” at Emo Nite in 2019. Inspired by mid-2000s pop and punk, he covered Drive-Thru Records‘ […]

The post Hear Hellogoodbye and Hunter deBlanc show their groovy side appeared first on Alternative Press.

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One thing is for sure: Punk and rock artists know how to make amazing covers. Take the many volumes of Punk Goes… (including Punk Goes Christmas and Punk Goes Classic Rock) as an example.  Even Brendon Urie loves to play covers such as Billy Joel’s “Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song)” and Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” in Panic! […]

The post QUIZ: Can you name the original artist behind these popular cover songs? appeared first on Alternative Press.

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On Tuesday, it was confirmed that Eddie Van Halen, legendary guitarist and co-founder of Van Halen, has passed away at the age of 65. Now, the music world is coming together to honor the late musician. Ozzy Osbourne, Fall Out Boy, Weezer, the Who and Billy Joel are just a few of the acts that […]

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No one has been in Joel’s band longer than Mark Rivera. He’s also on Peter Gabriel’s “Sledgehammer” and was onstage with John Lennon at his final public performance For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

In The Number Ones, I’m reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart’s beginning, in 1958, and working my way up into the present.

For more, go to: Stereogum.com (Source)

Singer/songwriter Harry Chapin is the subject of a new documentary and the trailer featuring an all-star cast of characters has been released. In the two-minute trailer, artists like DMC, Billy Joel, Sir Bob Geldof and Pat Benatar are interviewed about Chapin’s legacy while previous footage of Bruce Springsteen and Kenny Rogers speaking highly…

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Six postponed New York residency shows each rescheduled for 14 months later For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

While a singer’s precious declaration mid-set of “Here’s a song off our new record” may be the bathroom battle cry for many at a concert (you remember those, don’t you?), there are plenty of music lovers who either can’t wait to hear some of the new stuff or already know it and went there specifically […]

The post 10 bands from the ’90s you probably didn’t know were still releasing music appeared first on Alternative Press.

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In The Number Ones, I’m reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart’s beginning, in 1958, and working my way up into the present.

For more, go to: Stereogum.com (Source)

Things aren’t so great right now in the world, and we’ll have to take good news wherever we can find out, however trivial those stories might be. For instance, 71-year-old pop star Billy Joel is out here riding his motorcycle around Long Island, saving discarded pianos by playing jaunty tunes on them, like Piano Man…

For more, go to: Stereogum.com (Source)