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The new Alice Cooper documentary Super Duper Alice Cooper will premiere today at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival at the Bow Tie Cinemas Chelsea 7 in New York City. The film, which is being billed as the first-ever “doc opera,” tells the dramatic true story of how Vincent Furnier, a preacher’s son who was born in Detroit and raised in Phoenix, grew […]
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) – It’s happened again. Another rock star is taking issue with their music is being used by a political campaign. This time, it’s John Mellencamp and the politician is conservative Republican Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin. Walker has used the song “Small Town” on the campaign trail. Walker supports an anti-union stand […]
A Standing Bet Two lawyers, Jon and Chuck, head out for their usual 9 holes of golf. Jon offers Chuck a bet. “Let’s say we bet $50.” Chuck agrees and they’re off. After the 8th hole, Chuck is ahead by one stroke, but cuts his ball into the rough on the 9th. “Help me find […]
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NEW YORK (AP) – Zac Brown Band have added a bassist. Matt Mangano joins the band as its eighth member. That doesn’t mean John Driskell Hopkins is leaving. He’s just moving to other instruments. He plans to play guitar, baritone guitar, ukulele, and banjo as well as bass and upright bass. Zac Brown Band will […]
UPDATED at 12:30p 4/16: AC/DC has confirmed that while the band is not retiring, guitarist Malcolm Young is in fact suffering from a health crisis that will force him to step away from the band. “After forty years of life dedicated to AC/DC, guitarist and founding member Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band due to ill health. Malcolm would like […]
In case you thought it might be fun to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the ACM Awards in Dallas next year, you’ll want to put those travel plans on hold. Tickets for the ACM Party for a Cause: 50 Years of Music and Memories April 17-18, 2015 at Globe Life Park and the ACM Awards at AT&T Stadium April 19, 2015 sold out […]
Exact Time Every weekday morning for years, at about 11:30 am, the telephone operator in a small town received a call from a man asking for the exact time. One day the operator got up the nerve to ask him why he called so often. “I’m foreman of the local sawmill,” the man explained. “Every […]
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AC/DC is not on the verge of retiring, a source told Billboard magazine on Tuesday afternoon, despite recent rumors to the contrary that emerged out of the band’s native Australia. Rumors circulated early Monday that the band was about to reveal that it was retiring because of a supposed health crisis for guitarist Malcolm Young. But Billboard cites “insiders” as saying […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull is now just Ian Anderson. He tells Billboard he wants to record and tour under just his own name, effectively ending Jethro Tull. He says his biggest regret has always been the name of the band. The band’s booking agent named them after an 18th-century British […]
NASHVILLE (AP) – George Jones’ widow will mark the one-year anniversary of his death by planting trees in his honor. Nancy Jones will plant two dogwood trees at the monument in Nashville’s Woodlawn Cemetery on April 26. Nancy Jones says the day will be bittersweet but she wants fans to be there to keep her […]