LOS ANGELES (AP) – The AC/DC song “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap” has seen a sales bump since drummer Phil Rudd has been accused of seeking to have dirty deeds done for him. Billboard reports digital downloads of that song are up 20 percent in the week after news broke that Rudd is charged with […]
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NEW YORK (AP) – Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason says a reunion is not out of the question, but only for the right charity. Mason says it would have to be “something similar to Live 8.” In the meantime, fans will have to be happy with their new album, “The Endless River.” It was created […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Angus Young of AC/DC says they have not been in touch with drummer Phil Rudd since he was accused of threatening to kill and drug possession last week. Young says they had problems with Rudd during the making of their “Rock or Bust” album. He says it was hard to get […]
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Robert Plant’s publicist says a report claiming that the singer turned down a hugely lucrative offer from U.K. mogul Richard Branson for Led Zeppelin to play a series of reunion shows is untrue. According to U.K. newspaper The Guardian, the rep called the report, which was published in British tabloid The Mirror, “rubbish.” The Mirror […]
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Undated (AP) – Bret Michaels is recovering from kidney surgery and is still keeping his tour schedule. His guitarist, Pete Evick, writes on Michaels’ website Michaels had two stents put in and still played his show in Memphis on Halloween. Evick says he argued with Michaels about not doing the next show in Knoxville, but […]
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WASHINGTON (AP) – A tiny tree frog discovered in the Amazon has been named for Ozzy Osbourne. National Geographic reports the creature nicknamed the “bat frog” has been named Dendropsophus ozzyi (den-DRUH’-suh-fus AH’-zee-eye). It’s less than an inch long and has a shrill, batlike call. Pedro Peloso, one of the frog’s discoverers, says they kept […]
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LAS VEGAS (AP) – Carlos Santana had no difficulty writing about the darker aspects of his life in his new book because he had already dealt with those demons long ago. That includes the man who molested him as a child. Santana says he had the opportunity to confront the man. He says he knew […]
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