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Although former Journey frontman Steve Perry’s return to the stage recently — sitting in a few times with alternative rock band Eels – may not signal a full-time return to action for the singer, it has made at least one former bandmate happy. Longtime Journey keyboard player and songwriter Jonathan Cain, in an interview with journalist Michael Cavacini, says the stage is where Perry belongs. […]
“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” is a remarkable follow-up to 2011’s “Rise of the Planet of the Apes.” Most sequels these days are rehashes of the same story told in a louder and more obnoxious way. “Dawn,” on the other hand, evolves: it builds on its predecessor and adapts to build a life […]
A Profitable Harmonica Thanks for the harmonica you gave me for my birthday,” Little Johnny said to his Grandfather. “It’s the best present I ever got.” “That’s great,” said his Grandfather, “do you know how to play it?” “Oh, I don’t play it,” Little Johnny said. “My mom gives me a dollar a day not […]
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Black Sabbath fans, there’s new footwear for you. The band has renewed its partnership with Converse and the result is a line of mosh-ready Chuck Taylors. The sneakers come in three models: Never Say Die and Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, each with the cover art from its respective album. Rounding out the three is Black Sabbath Live, […]
Win a Chicken Soup for the Soul Book with 99 KZ Country! We are giving away the Chicken Soup for the Soul book: Recovering from Traumatic Brain Injuries. 101 Stories of Hope, Healing and Hard Work. Listen to Theresa Trapp July 7 – 11, 2014 for chances to call 785-628-2995 to win. Random callers will […]
Slash will be honored this month when he becomes the first recipient of the Guitar Legend Award at the Gibson Brands AP Music Awards. The Gibson AP Music Awards will take place July 21 at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. Other bands who are confirmed to appear at the event include Falling in […]
I Want To Be A Cowboy More than anything, Billy wanted to be a cowboy. Taking pity on him, a rancher decided to hire the lad and give him a chance. “This is a lariat,” the rancher said while showing him a rope, “we use it to catch cows.” “I see,” said Billy, trying to […]
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NASHVILLE (AP) – The Nashville Songwriters Association International plans to honor John Anderson, Paul Craft, Tom Douglas, and Gretchen Peters this year. They will be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in October. Anderson’s songs include “Swingin’,” “Seminole Wind” and “I Wish I Could Write You A Song.” Craft’s songs include “Dropkick Me, […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Garth Brooks, one of the last musicians to refuse to put his music on iTunes, will make his songs available digitally on his own website. The 52-year-old country singer made the announcement Thursday at a press conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Brooks is one of music’s top-selling artists. He said in the […]
Brian Johnson says that AC/DC has finished recording their new album. The band’s singer tells Scottish website Team Rock that AC/DC recorded the as-yet-untitled follow-up to Black Ice in Vancouver. “It was brilliant over there,” says Johnson. “I’m very excited and we’ve got some great songs.” Though there’s no official release date, the album will probably arrive late this year or in […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – It was bad enough that Mick Jagger was blamed for supporting teams in the World Cup that ended up losing. Now he’s being blamed for a loss merely because he showed up to a game. Billboard reports Brazil fans are pinning their frustrations over a 7-to-1 loss to Germany on Jagger […]