Joan Jett has joined a growing list of music artists who are protesting what they consider the inhumane treatment of orcas, aka killer whales, trained to perform at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida, and other marine-themed attractions. PETA.org reports that the rock veteran has served SeaWorld with a “cease and desist” order after discovering that the park was […]
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A historic electric guitar owned and played by Jerry Garcia was among the many collectible items that brought in big bucks during a two-day memorabilia sale held over the weekend at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills, California. The Custom Travis Bean TB500, which is believed to be the third-most-played guitar the Grateful Dead frontman ever owned, sold for an […]
A new concert DVD capturing Foghat rocking out in a Florida club in October 2011 will be released this Tuesday. Live in St. Pete features the veteran blues-rock group’s current lineup delivering an inspired performance at Jannus Live venue in St. Petersburg. The set, which runs about an hour and 20 minutes, mixes classic Foghat originals like “Slow […]
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Sunday marked what would have been late Doors frontman Jim Morrison’s 70th birthday. It’s difficult to gauge just how much the iconic singer has influenced music and popular culture, thanks to his charismatic and edgy persona, his powerful vocal style, his exploration of dark themes and his trail-blazing talent for combining poetry with rock music. Morrison had a […]
Stevie Nicks fans know that the singer will soon be making an appearance on American Horror Story: Coven, but now word has emerged that the Fleetwood Mac frontwoman actually will be showing up on not one, but two episodes of the hit FX series. The show’s creator, Ryan Murphy, disclosed the news in a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly. “Stevie will […]
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NEW YORK (AP) – Today’s it’s known as one of Bruce Springsteen’s biggest hits – and a rock anthem. But someone has paid big money for what was a rough version of the hit “Born To Run.” The handwritten lyric sheet has sold at Sotheby’s for $197,000. The price it fetched is much higher than […]
The 13th annual edition of Alice Cooper’s star-studded Christmas Pudding benefit show is set to take place this Saturday at Comerica Theatre in Phoenix. Joining the shock rocker at this year’s extravaganza will be KISS, Joan Jett and the frontmen of a few of the biggest hair-metal bands of the 1980s – Motley Crue’s Vince Neil, Ratt’s Stephen Pearcy, Cinderella’s Tom Kiefer andWinger’s Kip Winger. Hosting the […]