Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites. Email: info@themusicuniverse.com

Neal Schon sues Jonathan Cain over Journey credit card

Neal Schon & Jonathan Cain

Docs filed in Northern California Journey has been plagued with another lawsuit amongst its members. Neal Schon is suing Jonathan Cain to “obtain critical financial information Schon has been trying to obtain but has been denied,” according to court documents…

Miranda Lambert announces first book

Miranda Lambert - Y'all Eat Yet? Welcome to The Pretty Bitchin' Kitchen

Cookbook will be available Apr 2023 Miranda Lambert is releasing her first book, Y’all Eat Yet? Welcome to The Pretty Bitchin’ Kitchen for April 25, 2023 via Dey Street Books. Growing up watching her father play guitar, it wasn’t long…

Kenny Chesney announces I Go Back 2023 Tour

Kenny Chesney I Go Back 2023 Tour

Kelsea Ballerini will open shows Having played to over 1.3 million fans on his Here And Now 2022 Tour, including breaking his personal best at many of the 21 NFL stadium plays, this summer, Kenny Chesney returned to touring with…

Ticketmaster apologizes to Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

Company says its system was overloaded with requests Ticketmaster has apologized to Taylor Swift and her fans for botching her The Eras Tour presale and canceling the public on sale. The company has released an updated public statement (after removing…

Nate Smith drops ‘Wreckage’

Nate Smith

Track appears on 20 track self-titled debut Arista Nashville/Sony Music Nashville rising star Nate Smith has released “Wreckage.” The song will appear on his 20 track self-titled debut album arriving February 17th. Written by Nate alongside Mary Kutter, Chris Sligh…

Taylor Swift speaks about Ticketmaster debacle

Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour

Swift is not happy Taylor Swift has spoken out about the Ticketmaster debacle surrounding her The Eras Tour. The pop star lashed out at the company on Instagram on Friday (Nov 18th) after their system crashed during the Verified Fans…

Sam Smith shares ‘Night Before Christmas’

Sam Smith

Holiday track available now Multi-Platinum, Grammy, BRIT, Golden Globe and Oscar winning artist/songwriter Sam Smith, shares a new holiday single, “Night Before Christmas” via Capitol Records. A festive love ballad, “Night Before Christmas” will be added to Smith’s magical Christmas…

Vanessa Carlton announces 2023 Future Pain Tour

Vanessa Carlton

Trek kicks off spring 2023 Coming off the heels of her recent tour with Stevie Nicks, Vanessa Carlton is thrilled to announce her 2023 Future Pain headlining tour visiting major cities nationwide. Tickets are available now via Carlton’s website. “Things…

Backstreet Boys celebrate holidays with JCPenney

Backstreet Boys @ JCPenney Holiday Spectacular

Boy band will perform during Facebook Live event On Thursday, December 1st, JCPenney is unboxing holiday magic with the JCP Live Holiday Spectacular, a Facebook Live event starting at 8 pm ET. The fun-filled, hour-long celebration will be hosted by…

Fetty Wap returns with ‘Sweet Yamz’

Fetty Wap

Song is available digitally With the holidays on the horizon, 2x Grammy Award-nominated diamond-certified rap star Fetty Wap returns with “Sweet Yamz” via 300 Entertainment. He reheats, recharges, and reups the original “Yamz” by Masego and Devin Morrison with this…

Roger Waters releases ‘Comfortably Numb 2022’

Roger Waters - Comfortably Numb 2022

Song is available digitally Roger Waters has released “Comfortably Numb 2022” via Sony Music. The iconic song originally appeared on the seminal Pink Floyd album, The Wall. The updated edition was recorded during Waters This Is Not A Drill North…

Pink announces ‘Trustfall’

Pink

Ninth studio album due Feb 17th P!NK has announced the release of her highly-anticipated ninth studio album, Trustfall, set for release on February 17th via RCA Records. Target will offer an exclusive hot pink vinyl edition. A Zine-Pak CD and…

The Doors release ‘Paris Blues’

The Doors - Paris Blues

Last known unreleased song from the band’s vault is available digitally The Doors fabled studio outtake “Paris Blues,” the last known unreleased song from the band’s vault, is available digitally along with a new video. The video premiered exclusively on…