CADILLAC, Mich. (AP) – The city of Cadillac, Michigan, has unveiled a monument dedicated to the day 40 years ago when Kiss came to town. Kiss visited Cadillac in October 1975 to meet the high school’s football team, which credited Kiss’ music for its winning season the previous year. Kiss had ridden in the homecoming […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Steven Tyler is asking Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to stop using the song “Dream On” at campaign events. Tyler’s attorneys have sent a second cease-and-desist letter to Trump’s campaign. Tyler is a registered Republican, but the letter says Trump’s use of the song gives the false impression that Tyler endorses […]
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A new Tom Petty biography reveals the rocker was a heroin addict during the 1990s, but has kept it a secret until now. Biographer Warren Zanes notes that Petty was reluctant to publicly discuss his addiction, telling The Washington Post, “The first thing [Petty] said to me on the subject is, ‘I am very concerned […]
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Slash is the final addition to the roster of rockers starring in Gutterdämmerung, a new film referred to as “The Loudest Silent Movie on Earth.” The ex-Guns N’ Roses guitarist will appear in the film alongside Iggy Pop, Motorhead’s Lemmy and Slayer’s Tom Araya, as well as with such other artists as former Screaming Trees frontman Mark […]
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd, who was sentenced to eight months of home detention in July after pleading guilty to charges of threatening to kill and drug possession, has lost his appeal for a lighter sentence. The New Zealand Herald reports that Rudd’s appeal was dismissed on Monday by a High Court in his current hometown […]
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NEW YORK (AP) – John Fogerty believes he was such a prolific songwriter because he was born at the right time. Fogerty says he was a child of the 1960s and his music was part of the soundtrack of that era. He says everything was in turmoil and it was a fascinating time unlike any […]
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NEW YORK (AP) – Jose Cuervo tequila is paying tribute to the Rolling Stones 1972 North American tour with a pair of commemorative bottles. That tour was known as the “Tequila Sunrise” tour because the Stones had just discovered the drink in a San Francisco bar. Both commemorative bottles feature the Rolling Stones tongue-and-lips logo. […]
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