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NEW YORK (AP) – Rush drummer Neil Peart is putting out another book. “Far and Near” is the next book in his “Far and Away” series about his observations on life. According to an online description, the new book, “brings together reflections from another three years of an artist’s life as he celebrates seasons, landscapes, […]
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NEW YORK (AP) – He heard it a long time ago – when he was a kid, actually. But apparently the children’s book “Brave Cowboy Bill” had a big effect on Bruce Springsteen. The book inspired him to write “Outlaw Pete,” a book based on a ballad from his “Working on a Dream” album. The […]
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – A federal appeals court says an Iowa woman who claims rock singer Sammy Hagar fathered her baby 25 years ago may sue him for libel – as well as invasion of privacy, and breach of contract. The appeals court says the woman can sue the former Van Halen frontman for […]
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Billy Idol has revealed the track list and release date for Kings & Queens of the Underground, the first studio album of original material from the veteran pop-punk star since 2005′s Devil’s Playground. The record will hit stores on October 21, and features lead single “Can’t Break Me Down,” which currently is streaming at Idol’s official website and YouTube channel. Most […]
Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love” has been selected as the greatest guitar riff of all time by listeners of BBC Radio 2. “Sweet Child O’ Mine” by Guns ‘N’ Roses was second in the poll, followed by AC/DC’s “Back in Black” and Deep Purple’s “Smoke on the Water.” Listeners voted the Zeppelin tune number one from a BBC Radio 2 list […]
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A painting that’s being described as John Lennon’s first “selfie” will go under the hammer next month via CooperOwen Music Media Auctions in London. The late Beatles legend’s self-portrait is expected to fetch about 3 million pounds — or just under $5 million. Lennon depicted himself as a red-colored, abstract figure standing sideways, with a flabby stomach and […]
UNDATED (AP) – It’s splitsville for Neil Young. Rolling Stone reports Young has filed for divorce from Pegi Young, his wife of 36 years. She was a frequent musical collaborator and the inspiration for many of his love songs. Listen to “Such a Woman,” “Unknown Legend” or “Once an Angel” and you’ll be hearing about […]
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The hard-rock supergroup Kings of Chaos, led by former Guns N’ Roses drummer Matt Sorum, will feature some high-profile additions to its lineup when it hits the road this fall for some shows in South Africa. Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler, ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons, Cheap Trick’s Robin Zander and Extreme guitarist Nuno Bettencourt all will be performing with the band, joining core members Sorum, bassist Duff McKagan and guitarist Gilby Clarke. So far, […]
Bret Michaels is among the stars scheduled to appear on the MDA Show of Strength Telethon, benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The two-hour broadcast airs Sunday, August 31 on ABC, beginning at 9 p.m. ET. The Poison frontman will be one of several artists giving “one-of-a-kind” performances of their songs on the telecast. Other performers include Josh Groban, Aloe Blacc, Jason […]