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Music fans, promoters, venues, venue employees and local businesses aren't the only ones in North Carolina losing out by having Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Boston, and Ringo Starr, cancel their shows there due to their opposition to the state's so-called "bathroom bill." The...
George Clooney is pictured on the cover of the May issue of Esquire , but the real star of the photo is Eddie Van Halen's Pomeranian, Kody. We caught up with Eddie's wife Janie via E-mail, and she tells us, "Ed and I are friends with the creative director of Esquire, David...
A notebook that Freddie Mercury wrote lyrics in from 1988 to 1990 will hit the auction block in June. It contains 19 songs, including "Too Much Love Will Kill You" and "The Show Must Go On." According to the Gaurdian, Stephen Maycock from Bonhams auction house in London says, "...
ZZ Top has been forced to postpone all shows until May 7th following bassist Dusty Hill fracturing his shoulder. Hill fell prior to the band's show at Lubbock, Texas' Lone Star Center, and has since undergone treatment. An announcement regarding the makeup dates for the 10...
Jeff Beck was on hand earlier this month at the Saatchi Gallery in London for the opening of Exhibitionism, The Rolling Stones ' multimedia display. He tells us that if you find yourself in the British capital between now and September, it's worth checking out. "I didn't know...
Peter Frampton has added over a dozen new stops to his spring and summer run -- which includes solo band shows, double bills with Lynyrd Skynyrd, and a handful of appearances at Gregg Allman's string of 'Laid Back Festival' dates. Frampton, who just wrapped his second scaled...
Sammy Hagar did more than perform at Sunday's benefit for the Stuart House in West Hollywood. He also auctioned off a guitar along with Chad Smith’s drum kit and a lesson from Smith, which brought in close to $13,000. Stuart House helps child victims of sexual abuse. Hagar was...
Steve Miller's recent criticism of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has gotten the approval of Journey guitarist Neal Schon and former Santana bandmate Gregg Rolie. Neal Schon says, "What I love about him is that when something is effed up you have to call it out. You really do...
Eddie Vedder took the time at Monday's show in Hampton, Virginia to explain why Pearl Jam had cancelled its Wednesday date in Raleigh, North Carolina so close to the show. Before launching into Little Steven's "I Am a Patriot" for the first encore, Vedder said Pearl Jam...