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Billy Joel's mother, Rosalind Nyman Joel, died on Sunday (July 13th), at the age of 92. Rosalind raised Billy and her niece Judy, the daughter of her late sister, Muriel, whom she adopted. In 1958, after Billy's father Howard Joel moved back to Europe following his divorce from...
Ringo Starr is winding down his 2014 All Starr Band summer tour this week, wrapping up the current trek on Saturday (July 19th) at L.A.’s Greek Theatre. The band plays tonight (July 15th) in Vancouver at the Hard Rock Casino. In addition to this year being the 25th anniversary...
Tommy Ramone, drummer for punk rock legends The Ramones and the last surviving member of the original band, died on Friday (July 11th), according to multiple sources. The 62-year-old musician and producer, whose real name was Erdelyi Tamas, had been suffering from cancer of the...
Neil Young and Crazy Horse have canceled their July 17th, concert in Tel Aviv Israel’s Hayarkon Park according to Rolling Stone. Although the rock world has been a buzz with Roger Waters following up his very public and one sided plea against the Rolling Stones playing Israel...
Journey and the Steve Miller Band were forced to postpone their Saturday night (July 12th) Chicago-area show in Tinley Park, Illinois' First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre due to heavy rain and flooding. Journey posted a message to fans on their Facebook page, which read in part: "...
During a long fan chat with Who die-hards on the Reddit website, Roger Daltrey revealed that the long-awaited Keith Moon biopic is gaining steam again. Daltrey spoke about the project, tentatively titled See Me Feel Me: Keith Moon Naked For Your Pleasure, explaining, "It would...
Foo Fighters main man Dave Grohl appeared on Thursday (July 10th) at an HBO press event held for TV critics to discuss his new documentary series, Sonic Highways, which will premiere this fall. According to the Associated Press, Grohl was not exactly polished as he appeared...
Metallica's Kirk Hammett will promote a ghoulish new collectible figure of himself, looking a little green, at this year's Comic-Con International, which will take place later this month in San Diego. According to Loudwire, the limited edition figure is part of Hammett's Famous...
Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda and Slash are two of the musicians who appear in a new documentary short film called The Distortion Of Sound. According to Loudwire, the film explores how changes in music delivery systems have led to a transformation of the audio experience itself,...