Fad Diet Blamed for Eddie Van Halen’s Medical Woes
Eddie Van Halen believes alternative medicine cured his cancer — but if a new report is accurate, it also basically blew up his intestines.
Beatles Fans to Attempt New Guinness World Record in October
The Beatles already own at least a dozen Guinness World Records, including Most Recorded Song (‘Yesterday,’ natch), Most No. 1 Singles on the U.S. Chart (an even 20 between 1964-70), and Biggest All-Time Sales for a Band. And on Oct. 5, fans will gather in Liverpool to try and add one more record to the list.
Art Garfunkel Overcomes Vocal Paralysis, Is ‘The Singer’ Once More
We’re all classic rock fans here, so we can probably pretty much all agree that the world would be an emptier place without the voice of the guy whose angelic tenor powered ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water.’ But that’s a future that, until relatively recently, we faced thanks to the vocal paralysis that had plagued Art Garfunkel since 2010.
Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon Lead ‘Artists Against Fracking’
In a move that would probably make John Lennon proud — not to mention inspire him to crack a few dirty jokes about “fracking” — Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon brought their Artists Against Fracking coalition to a public forum yesterday (Aug. 29).
Sebastian Bach and Jon Bon Jovi End Decades-Long Hair Metal Feud
Good news, rock fans: After years of being forced to choose sides in the bitter war between Sebastian Bach and Jon Bon Jovi, you can finally rest easy with the knowledge that two of New Jersey’s most impeccably coiffed frontmen have buried the hatchet.
Alice Cooper Celebrates 40 Years of ‘School’s Out’ with Advice for Students
Four decades ago this month, Alice Cooper released the song that would help define his career — and become an annual staple on rock radio, not to mention graduation playlists, for years to come. We’re talking about ‘School’s Out,’ of course, and Cooper helped celebrate his signature work’s latest anniversary with a Huffington Post editorial titled ‘A Rock Star’s Guide to Coping After Not Getting Y
Gene Simmons Has His ‘Family Jewels’ Axed by A&E
Reality TV viewers won’t have Kiss frontman Gene Simmons to kick around anymore.
Paul McCartney Joins the Isley Brothers at Apollo Theater Benefit
There aren’t many concerts that are worth $5,000 a ticket, but the one Paul McCartney played last Saturday (Aug. 11) just might have justified its eyebrow-raising cost of admission.
Aerosmith’s Brad Whitford Says ‘Big Name Artist’ Addition Planned for Next ‘Experience Hendrix’ Tour
The members of Aerosmith have a tour and a new album to keep themselves busy these days. Guitarist Brad Whitford is busier than most, what with his side gig as a member of the Experience Hendrix tribute show, but he still made time to check in from the road in a new three-minute video.
Olympic Stadium Comes Together for Singalong of Beatles’ ‘All You Need Is Love’
Just over 45 years ago, the Beatles told us “there’s nothing you can do that can’t be done” — and it surely felt that way for the fans and competitors in attendance at the Olympics on Saturday (August 4), when the stadium joined together in a massive singalong rendition of ‘All You Need Is Love.’
Rolling Stones Mark 50th Anniversary of First Live Gig
They can’t seem to figure out how best to celebrate their 50th anniversary, but yesterday (July 11) the Rolling Stones were able to agree on at least one thing: It was time to return to the site of their first gig and take a picture to mark the occasion.
Ozzy Osbourne’s Son Jack Debuts New Syfy Series ‘Haunted Highway’
Syfy’s latest show claims to depict teams of paranormal investigators conducting “first-person investigations of the most frightening claims of paranormal activity along America’s remote back roads.” All of which would sound odd enough if it weren’t for the fact that Ozzy Osbourne‘s son Jack is one of the people doing the investigating.