Daily Archives: June 19, 2014

Paul McCartney Was Joined by Some Famous Friends at a Birthday Celebration in London This Week

Mary McCartney/MPL CommunicationsIt looks like Paul McCartney is feeling a lot better after battling a virus that forced him to postpone concerts in Japan, South Korea and the U.S. in

Hit Songwriter Gerry Goffin, Ex-Husband & Writing Partner of Carole King, Dead at 75

George Pimentel/WireImageGerry Goffin, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, and the former husband and songwriting partner of Carole King, has died at his home in Los Angeles. He was 75.

Jimmy Page, Black Sabbath Among This Year’s O2 Silver Clef Award Winners

Ross Halfin; Courtesy of Black SabbathLed Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page and Black Sabbath are among the music legends who will be honored at the 2014 edition of the annual

Collection of Lou Reed’s Musical Equipment Being Auctioned on eBay

PRNewsFoto/GreyThe rock world lost one of its great artists this past October, when Lou Reed died at the age of 71 after a battle with liver disease. Now fans have

Black Sabbath Bassist Goes to Great Lengths to Watch World Cup

Vertigo/RepublicGeezer Butler watches so much soccer -- "football" in his native England -- that he's been issued a warning from guitarist Tony Iommi to be well-rested enough to play Black Sabbath's gigs.

Billy Joel Supports Bill to Restrict the Sale of Ivory

Lloyd Bishop/NBCAs one of pop's most famous piano players, Billy Joel has certainly "tickled the ivories" many times, but he doesn't want his keyboard to be made of actual ivory.

A bill is

Queen Planning to “Make the Stage Burst into Flames” While on Tour with Adam Lambert

Photo: Christie GoodwinTonight in Chicago, Queen teams up with one-time American Idol star Adam Lambert to launch what could be the band's final major tour. Drummer Roger Taylor says fans who

Queen Planning to “Make the Stage Burst into Flames” While on Tour with Adam Lambert

Photo: Christie GoodwinTonight in Chicago, Queen teams up with one-time American Idol star Adam Lambert to launch what could be the band's final major tour. Drummer Roger Taylor says fans who