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Happy Birthday to Elton John's longtime lyricist Bernie Taupin, who turns 66 today (May 22nd)! Taupin, who first teamed up with Elton in 1967, wrote the lyrics to such modern classics as "Bennie And The Jets," "Philadelphia Freedom," "Daniel," "Border Song," "Take Me To The...
A warrant was issued on Friday (May 20th) for the arrest of Puddle Of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin after he failed to show up for a hearing before a judge in a Los Angeles courtroom. In fact, neither Scantlin nor his attorney made it to court for the scheduled proceedings. According...
Aerosmith has issued a press release specifying that they are in no way looking to replace Steven Tyler as its frontman. The reason for the announcement comes after Brad Whitford -- the bandmember, who despite touring with Derek St. Holmes -- has publicly slammed Tyler for...
Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler has put his Beverly Hills, California home up for sale. For just $3.22 million, you get five bedrooms and five bathrooms in a contemporary Mediterranean setting. Sitting on a little more than half an acre in a gated community, it also has...
Ozzy Osbourne may have strayed but he is apparently on a quest to get his family back. A source has revealed to Page Six that he has cut off contact with his alleged mistress, Michelle Pugh, and added, "His family really is very important to him and he's come to his senses...
Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose played his fifth show as the temporary frontman for AC/DC on Thursday night (May 19th) in Vienna, Austria. For the Vienna concert, Rose was only partly confined to the chair he's been seated on ever since breaking his foot during a surprise Guns...
Joe Walsh has just announced a 17-date summer run set for just after he wraps up his current joint dates with Bad Company. Walsh and his band will kick off the July and August shows on July 16th in Cincinnati, Ohio at PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center. The primarily East...
Eric Clapton has reunited with his late-'70s producer Glyn Johns for his new album, Still I Do, which is out today (May 20th). The collection -- which is Clapton's 23rd solo studio set -- marks first time the pair has worked together since 1978's Backless. In addition to his...
Roger Daltrey is launching an official 50th anniversary Who champagne, with a portion of the profits going to the band's patron charity, Teen Cancer America. The London Evening Standard reported that Daltrey has teamed up with the Eminent Life company to produce the limited...