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UNDATED (AP) – The band Kansas are losing their lead singer. The band write on their Facebook page Steve Walsh told them last week he’s resigning from the band. His last performance with Kansas will be on August 16 in Sioux City, Iowa. No reason was given. Walsh joined the band in 1972 when it […]
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The Rolling Stones just played a concert in Stockholm, Sweden, on Tuesday and, according to The Daily Star, while Mick Jagger was in the city he took time to pay a visit to an interactive ABBA-themed museum there. The paper reports that the famed frontman wanted to check out the attraction because he’s considering opening a similar museum in London that […]
The U.S. Postal Service has unveiled the design of a new “Forever” postage stamp paying tribute to the late Janis Joplin. The stamp will be the latest in the postal service’s Music Icon series and, according to Linn’s Stamp News, it will be available in August. The stamp, which resembles a psychedelic concert poster from the 1960s, […]
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LOS ANGELES (AP) – Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons of Kiss will be part of a reality show about their arena football team. They are the owners of the LA Kiss team. AMC will follow the players and coaches in their inaugural season for a show called “4th and Loud.” “We are thrilled to partner […]
WALSALL, England (AP) – Slade singer Noddy Holder has been honored by his hometown of Walsall in central England. The Birmingham Mail reports Walsall’s city council presented Holder with a silver box with a scroll inside confirming him as an honorary freeman. Holder says he doesn’t normally get choked up but he did that day. […]
UNDATED (AP) – Jeff Beck has abruptly called off his European tour for an unspecified medical condition. Beck’s website reports after many months of international touring and after seeking medical attention, Beck is undergoing “a short hospital procedure.” His doctors have instructed him to take a complete break from touring for six weeks. His European […]
From the Catman to hot dogs: such is the journey of former KISS drummer Peter Criss, who’s just been named an “honorary chairman of 10,000 hot dogs” by a food bank close to his home in New Jersey. The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties has partnered with Sabrett Hot Dogs for the fundraising campaign, which aims to […]
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NEW YORK (AP) – Gene Simmons is writing a book about his business philosophy. It’s called “Me, Inc.: Build an Army of One, Unleash Your Inner Rock God, Win in Life and Business.” It’s inspired by “The Art of War” and organized around 13 principles for success. An excerpt from the book’s description reads, ”In ‘Me, […]
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PILGER, Neb. (AP) – Some musicians do concerts to help towns stricken by natural disasters like tornadoes. But Bret Michaels did some cleaning up for the people of Pilger, Nebraska after a twister destroyed or damaged more than half the town last week. Michaels came in helped in the restoration efforts, in addition to signing […]