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Eagles The Times are reporting that those West Coast country rock hit-makers The Eagles have announced a one-off, invite-only show, due to take place in London on October 31. Their first studio album for 28 years, Long Road To Eden, will be released later this month.

Click MORE for the wallet-emptying ticket details and the rest of this morning's movements in the world of music.

- Ticket prices for the show at the Indigo 02 will reportedly start at a measly £475 (+ VAT), rising to an astonishing £950 (+ VAT) for those who wish to get their hands on a front row seat and the full gold circle package. But don’t fret – if you’re a member of the general public and can’t quite decide whether you want to part with this sort of cash, the decision has already been made for you – the 2000 tickets on offer will only be available to corporate clients, record label representatives, competition winners and selected members of the media. Watch this space for full confirmation and further details. 

- In other bird of prey related news, The Times Online has an extract from Don Felder’s new book Heaven and Hell. Here’s a snippet from one of the guitarist’s particularly frosty encounters with Eagles 'chum' Glenn Frey: “We walked onstage, and he came over while we were playing The Best of my Love and said: “F*** you. I’m gonna kick your ass when we get off the stage.” Yes - it’s that sort of tale. You can read the whole shebang by clicking here.

- As minds continue to float back to the heady, hazy days of 1967, one of the Summer Of Love’s most incendiary, defining moments has been rebooted for a brand new DVD release. Jimi Hendrix Live At Monterey: The Definitive Edition is due for release on October 29 (HD DVD, DVD, CD) and will be preceded by a major European simulcast screening that will play across 180 theatres on October 25. The 2-disc package also includes a new documentary film, American Landing, as well as the full, flame-licking Hendrix set. To buy tickets for this event jump over to www.hendrixatmonterey.com

- There are only 16 days left to cast your all important vote for the UK Festival Awards 2007. Each voter is automatically entered into a draw to secure tickets to every winning festival next year. The winners will be revealed in a ceremony at Koko in London on November 6. For more information click here.

- A selection of George Harrison’s solo albums are now available through iTunes. All Things Must Pass, Living In The Material World, Thirty Three & 1/3, George Harrison, Somewhere In England, Gone Troppo, Cloud Nine, Live In Japan and Brainwashed  have all be added to the digital catalogue. Olivia, Harrison’s widow, said: “It is exciting that George's catalogue is finally available for downloading. He had begun the digital remastering of his albums but had no idea how the digital world would change the way we access and listen to music."

Posted by Ross_Bennett at 12:48PM | Categories: News