WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) – An anthropology professor found a fossil and thought, it’s old, it’s got big lips…Mick Jagger! Wake Forest associate professor Ellen Miller named a swamp-dwelling creature that lived 19 million years ago in Africa after Jagger. Its official name is Jaggermeryx naida, which means “Jagger’s water nymph.” The creature is described as […]
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HILLSIDE, N.J. (AP) – Aerosmith, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Tom Jones and Elvis Costello will be immortalized as “Simpsons” action figures. They will be part of the next wave of “25 of the Greatest Guest Stars” toy collection from “The Simpsons.” They will be available at Toys ‘R’ Us stores and other retailers in the coming […]
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TORONTO (AP) – A documentary about Roger Waters’ recent tour has made its debut at the Toronto International Film Festival. Waters says he began working with Sean Evans, co-director of “Roger Waters: The Wall,” about five years ago to update the show. He says it’s more ecumenical and anti-war. A fan realized it was Waters’ […]
Paul McCartney’s songs are some of the most covered of all time. Now, a who’s-who of music stars have recorded Macca’s music for a lavish project called The Art of McCartney. Due November 18, the album features McCartney’s longtime band backing up the likes of Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, Roger Daltrey, Chrissie Hynde, KISS, Brian Wilson, Alice Cooper, Def Leppard and more as they deliver their own interpretations […]
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) – You use iTunes, you get U2′s album for free. In fact, it’s already there waiting for you. U2 made the surprise announcement at Apple’s unveiling event in Cupertino, California, yesterday. More than half a billion iTunes accounts got the “Songs of Innocence” album free yesterday. Don’t have iTunes? You can get […]
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As the drummer of Fleetwood Mac since its 1967 inception, Mick Fleetwood saw the group transform from a respected British blues outfit to one of the most successful U.S.-based pop-rock acts ever. The 67-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer certainly has more than a few tales to tell about his experiences in the group, and will share them […]
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On the heels of the recently released James Brown biopic Get On Up, a full-length documentary focusing on the Godfather of Soul titled Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown will premiere on HBO on October 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The film was produced and includes an appearance by Mick Jagger, who also was one of the executive producers of Get […]
As Ringo Starr’s fans know, the former Beatles drummer is all about promoting “peace and love,” so it’s not surprising that he’d be upset over reports that some murderous British-born Islamic militants have been given nicknames by their fellow jihadists corresponding to those of Fab Four members. Among the militants is one that reportedly goes by the name […]
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