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Billy Joel and Joe Elliott perform “Pour Some Sugar on Me” at Fenway Park

Billy Joel’s residency at Madison Square Garden has reached beyond it’s hundredth performance. Along with his residency, he is also performing across the country. The other night at Fenway Park, Joel was joined by Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott for “Pour Some Sugar on Me”. Def Leppard is also on tour this summer and will hit…MORE

Heart’s Ann Wilson covers “You Don’t Own Me”

Heart’s Ann Wilson covers “You Don’t Own Me”

Heart’s Ann Wilson covers Leslie Gore’s “You Don’t Own Me” in a epic rock version for the ages. Guitar-heavy, sexy, and bold, the cover showcases Wilson’s vocals. Watch a live version: The song comes off her latest album titled “Immortal”. Wilson covers Tom Petty, Audioslave, Amy Winehouse, The Eagles, and more on this latest project.…MORE

Deep Purple Book, AC/DC in Vancouver, Aerosmith Las Vegas, and more…

Deep Purple Book, AC/DC in Vancouver, Aerosmith Las Vegas, and more…

A new book about the final year of Deep Purple’s classic lineup will be published on the 25th anniversary of Ritchie Blackmore’s last appearance with the band. In Deep Purple: Time to Kill, author Jerry Bloom explores the period leading up to the split, building off his own first-hand knowledge after attending nearly a quarter…MORE

Dave Grohl releases “Play”

Dave Grohl releases “Play”

Foo Fighters Dave Grohl is on a mission. That mission is to showcase a lifelong obsession with music. His latest work “Play”, a two-part documentary, has been released: “PLAY” by Dave Grohl celebrates the rewards and challenges of dedicating one’s life to playing and mastering a musical instrument. Part one opens with narrated behind the…MORE

Springsteen’s Broadway hit is coming to Netflix

Springsteen’s Broadway hit is coming to Netflix

Bruce Springsteen has a number of recent successes to add to his already overflowing career. He published his memoir Born to Run in 2016, which hit number one on the New York Times Best Seller list and his Springsteen on Broadway has been sold out since it first hit the stage. Now, Springsteen’s Broadway show…MORE

Two Elderly Men, a Nursing Home, and the World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Festival

Two Elderly Men, a Nursing Home, and the World’s Biggest Heavy Metal Festival

What do you get when you mix two elderly men, Waken Open Air, and a nursery home escape? An epic adventure filled with heavy metal and police.. (Video courtesy of Waken TV on YouTube. 2018) Two elderly German men escaped the confines of their nursing home on Friday to attend Wacken Open Air, police said.The…MORE

Brian May of Queen publishing his latest book

Brian May of Queen publishing his latest book

Brian May of Queen is publishing another book. Not only is he a rock god, he’s also a scientist. May has a Ph.D is astrophysics, and his own publishing company called London Stereoscopic Company. The guitarist has co-authored a number of books, and the latest is titled Mission Moon 3-D. Written by Brian May and…MORE

AC/DC Postage Stamps, Gene Simmons New Book, Lynyrd Skynyrd Documentary, and more…

AC/DC Postage Stamps, Gene Simmons New Book, Lynyrd Skynyrd Documentary, and more…

Australia Post (that country’s version of our Post Office) has issued a series of stamps based on AC/DC album covers, with a bit of controversy: three of the stamps feature albums covers from U.S. releases, not the Australian originals. _____________________________________________________________________ Among all the other things Kiss’ Gene Simmons has going on professionally, the rocker  has…MORE

Simmons Sexual Harassment Suit Settled

Simmons Sexual Harassment Suit Settled

Photo Credit: George De Sota, Liaison, Getty Images A settlement has been reached in the Gene Simmons sexual harassment suit. As reported on Billboard, Simmons was accused of groping and making unwanted sexual advances toward a radio personality last November. The long-time radio personality interviewed Paul Stanley and Simmons at their Rock-n-Brews Restaurant. According to…MORE

Tom Petty box set being released in September

Tom Petty box set being released in September

Tom Petty’s estate is releasing a new box set of his music on September 28, 2018. The set will have 60 recordings on it including newly discovered recordings of the late artist. Reprise Records along with Tom’s estate will release An American Treasure this fall. Petty passed away last October due to complications of an…MORE

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