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Ringo Starr has been named the latest spokesperson for Skechers. The legendary drummer will endorse Skechers Relaxed Fit footwear in a campaign that will launch next spring with a new TV commercial. Skechers notes that until now, the Relaxed Fit footwear ads have focused on pro athletes. It says, “[W]e can’t wait for everyone to […]
Carlos Santana will perform an instrumental version of “The Star-Spangled Banner” Saturday at Game Four of the 2014 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals in San Francisco, a Fox spokesman confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. Country singer Trisha Yearwood will perform the national anthem before Game One Tuesday in Kansas City. Singer Phillip Phillips has […]
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Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry released a new memoir titled Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith earlier this month, and he’s wrapping up a book-signing tour in support of the tome tonight in Los Angeles. In Rocks, Perry charts his journey from a guitar-obsessed teenager to becoming a driving force in one of America’s […]
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A U.S. district court judge has ruled against Led Zeppelin’s surviving members in their attempt to have a copyright-infringement lawsuit involving the band’s “Stairway to Heaven” either moved to a California court or dismissed completely. The suit, which claims that the opening of “Stairway” was cribbed from an obscure 1968 instrumental titled “Taurus” by the […]
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The Doors will be honored this November at the 10th annual Classic Rock Awards — the Classic Rock Roll of Honour. The band is this year’s recipient of the Inspiration Award. The annual event is hosted by the U.K.-based Classic Rock magazine. This year’s ceremony will be held in the U.S. for the first time […]
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A new eBook based on a long-out-of-print authorized biography of Fleetwood Mac was recently released via Apple’s iBooks store and iTunes. Before the Beginning: A Personal and Opinionated History of Fleetwood Mac, by author Sam Graham, tells the band’s story from its late-’60s origins as a U.K.-based blues outfit through its Rumours-era heyday as one […]
Gregg Allman has made a legal maneuver in an attempt to protect himself from liability in lawsuits brought against him in the wake of the fatal accident that took place this past February during the filming of a scene for Midnight Rider, the film based on his life story. Variety reports that the Allman Brothers Band frontman filed a claim against […]
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The Prince of Darkness is officially being promoted to Icon of Darkness. Ozzy Osbourne will be honored with the Global Icon Award at this year’s MTV European Music Awards. Over his career, both as the frontman for Black Sabbath and as a solo artist, the three-time Grammy winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee has sold […]