David Bowie Announces ‘Ziggy Stardust’ Video Contest
Calling all filmmakers and David Bowie fans! In celebration of the 40th anniverary of the release of Bowie’s ‘The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars’ album, Genero TV has created a special contest.
Robin Gibb Memorial Services Being Planned
Private and public services for Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees, who died on May 20, are currently in the planning stages. The Guardian is reporting that Gibb will be buried next month following a private service near his home in Thame, Oxfordshire. The private service will include music by Roy Orbison —…
Shannon Tweed Burns Gene Simmons’ Nudie Pictures On ‘Family Jewels’ Season Premiere
The eighth season of ‘Gene Simmons Family Jewels’ kicked off with flames tonight (May 28) on the A&E Network, as the Demon’s new wife, Shannon Tweed, set his prized photo collection of previous sexual conquests on fire.
Poster of Beatles Last Concert Sells For $6,999 on eBay
A framed original poster for the Beatles’ last-ever concert at San Francisco’s Candelstick Park recently sold for an astonishing $6,999 on eBay.
Elton John "Doing Well" After Being Hospitalized
Earlier this week, Elton John was hospitalized for a serious respiratory infection that caused him to cancel four performances of his ‘Million Dollar Piano’ show at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. However, a spokesperson has said that the 65-year old singer is on …
Roger Taylor Talks About the Freddie Mercury Hologram and the Queen Extravaganza
Queen drummer Roger Taylor put to rest the rumors that Queen, with Freddie Mercury appearing via hologram, would be appearing at the Opening Ceremonies of the Olympics, which are taking place in London this summer. In a recent interview, Taylor said the idea was brought up, but ultimately rejected.
Drew Hester Leaves Chicago
Percussionist Drew Hester has left Chicago. The veteran rock band posted the news on its website today (May 27), citing Hester’s decision to return to his “primary passion of playing drums” as the reason.
The Who’s Fillmore East ‘Tommy’ Poster Sells For $401 on eBay
A poster advertising the Who‘s October 1969 week-long residency at the Fillmore East recently sold for $401 on eBay.
Neil Young Releases Video for ‘Clementine’
The third song and video from ‘Americana,’ Neil Young and Crazy Horse’s reconstruction of classic America folk songs, has been released. The first two efforts saw Young take on ‘Oh Susannah‘ and ‘She’ll Be Coming ‘Round th…
Paul Simon Says He Won’t Record With Art Garfunkel Again
Simon and Garfunkel will not record again, according to Paul Simon. Speaking to Rebecca Jones of BBC Radio 4′s ‘Today‘ program, Simon said that a problem with Art Garfunkel’s vocal chords has affected his ability to sing in the middle of his range.
Joe Walsh Learns How to Make Music Without Vodka
June 5 will see the release of ‘Analog Man,’ Joe Walsh‘s first album since 1992′s ‘Songs for a Dying Planet.’ In a new interview, Walsh said that while touring with the Eagles has taken up a lot of his time, another reason for the delay is the …
2012: The Year We Lost Robin Gibb, Levon Helm, Ronnie Montrose and More Than 18 Other Musi…
We’re not even halfway through the year, and already we’ve seen far too many talented and beloved rock musicians pass away so far in 2012.