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1980’s hitmaker John Waite, best known for his 1984 chart-topper "Missing You," has booked a string of summer dates. Waite will next perform on June 3rd in Clearwater, Florida at Ruth Eckerd Hall on a double bill with the Tubes. The dates will run through October 15th when...
Stone Temple Pilots guitarist Dean DeLeo and bassist Robert DeLeo spoke with Rolling Stone about the progress of their search for a new lead singer, which began with open auditions in February and has continued recently with a smaller series of private tryouts. Robert said, "We'...
AC/DC singer Brian Johnson said in a new interview on the Sirius/XM program In The Driver's Seat that the hearing problems which have stopped him from touring with the group began eight years ago while he was racing. Johnson, an avid professional race car driver, explained, "I...
Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis said in a new interview with ET Canada that he "feels good" a week after he was hospitalized with intestinal flu, forcing the group to cancel two California concerts. The 53-year-old singer said, "It was a painful and sad thing to...
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...