Doobie Brothers Country Tribute Album to Be Titled “Southbound,” Due Out in November

Image Courtesy of Scott PoiznerDoobie Brothers singer/guitarist Tom Johnston has revealed some new details about the upcoming collaborative album featuring reinterpretations of many of the band’s classic songs by various country artists. In a recent interview with LagniappeMobile.com, the veteran rocker reported that the record will be titled Southbound, and that it’s scheduled for a November 4 release.

Among the many country stars featured on the album are Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, Zac Brown Band, Toby Keith, Chris Young, Sara Evans and Love & Theft. Johnston also revealed that Vince Gill, Hunter Hayes and veteran …read more

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Mr. Big Drummer Pat Torpey Announces that He Has Parkinson’s Disease

Image Courtesy of William HamesMr. Big has announced some unfortunate news about one of its founding members. Pat Torpey, the pop-metal band’s longtime drummer, has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and will not be able to continue his normal duties with the group when the rockers head out on their tour in support of their upcoming album, …The Stories We Could Tell.

“I’ve been dealing with Parkinson’s symptoms for the past couple of years and only recently received a confirmed diagnosis as symptoms worsened,” reveals Torpey in a statement. “I intend …read more

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