New Van Halen box set, ‘The Collection II’, focuses on the Van Hagar era

Van Halen is revisiting the Sammy Hagar years with a new box set.The Collection II, dropping October 6, will feature newly remastered versions of the band’s four #1 albums with Hagar – 1986’s 5150, 1988’s OU812, 1991’s For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge and 1995’s Balance.It will also include a fifth album, Studio Rarities 1989-2004,... Read More.

Tom Waits’ Island Records era to be revisited with new reissues

A decade of Tom Waits music is getting reissued this fall.Island/UMe is set to release newly remastered editions of the albums Waits released on Island Records between 1983 and 1993.The reissue series, overseen by Waits and his songwriting partner Kathleen Brennan, will kick off September 1 with 1983’s Swordfishtrombones, marking... Read More.

End of an era as final Boeing 747 rolls off assembly line

(EVERETT, Wash.) -- After 54 years of production, the most recognizable and iconic commercial aircraft is fading into the sunset as Boeing prepares to deliver its final 747 aircraft.Late Tuesday night, the 1,574th 747 rolled out of the Everett, Washington, hanger where the 747... Read More.