An actor who stars on the CW network will play Mick Jagger in the upcoming James Brown biopic. Nick Eversman, who appears on the new CW series Tomorrow People, will portray the Rolling Stones frontman in Get On Up, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In the movie, a young Jagger will cross paths with Brown at a concert where the Godfather of Soul “becomes […]
Forbes magazine is out with its annual list of the world’s highest-paid musicians, and it turns out that Bon Jovi earned more money than any other rock act over the period the magazine tracked, from June 1 of 2012 through June 1 of this year. The New Jersey band came in at #3 overall, with earnings of $79 million, […]
Rush wrapped up its tour in support of its 2012 concept album Clockwork Angels back in early August, and now the band members are settling into a nice long hiatus, according to guitarist Alex Lifeson. “We’ve committed to taking about a year off,” Lifeson reveals to Billboard. “We all agreed when we finished this tour we were going to take […]
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The Stevie Nicks documentary In Your Dreams will be released on DVD on December 3. The film focuses on the writing and recording of Nicks’ 2011 album of the same name, on which she collaborated with producer/Eurythmics guitarist Dave Stewart. Much of the movie revolves around the circus-like atmosphere at Stevie’s mansion in Los Angeles. In addition to footage of the recording […]
Journey has announced a donation of more than 350 thousand dollars to the typhoon relief effort in the Philippines. In a statement, frontman Arnel Pineda – a native of Manila, the capital city of the Southeast Asian island country — provides encouragement to Filipinos by invoking his band’s signature lyric: “Don’t stop believing, help is on the way […]
An acclaimed British folk singer who lent his vocals to one of Pink Floyd’s classic songs is facing child-sex-abuse charges for acts he allegedly committed during the 1970s. The BBC reports that Roy Harper, who was featured on the 1975 Pink Floyd tune “Have a Cigar,” from the album Wish You Were Here, has been charged with nine counts of […]
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Rock fans have been champing at the bit for the deluxe remastered versions of all of Led Zeppelin’s albums that guitarist Jimmy Page began preparing for release more than a year ago. Singer Robert Plant reported in a recent BBC Radio interview that the reissues will arrive sometime in 2014, and now Page has shared more information about the project. In an interview with […]
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Joan Jett will still be in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, but on a different float. Macy’s says everyone agreed it was best to replace Jett on the float intended to promote South Dakota tourism. Some South Dakota farmers and ranchers were unhappy with Jett riding the float because she’s […]