Daily Archives: June 30, 2014

Beatles Manager Brian Epstein Honored with Commemorative Plaque in London

Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty ImagesLate Beatles manager Brian Epstein was honored with a commemorative plaque in London on Sunday.

The historical marker -- a "Blue Plaque" awarded by the English Heritage Foundation

Bon Jovi Is the Highest-Ranking Rock Act on “Forbes” Magazine’s 2014 “Celebrity 100” List

AEG LiveForbes magazine has just released its 15th annual "Celebrity 100" list and, once again, Bon Jovi is the highest-ranking rock act on the tally.

Bon Jovi landed 13th

Mick Jagger Pokes Fun at Himself and the Stones in Promo Video for Monty Python’s London Performances

Eagle Rock EntertainmentMick Jagger stars in a hilarious new video that was used to introduce Monty Python at a news conference held Monday in London to promote the famed

The Who to Launch 50th Anniversary UK Tour in the Fall; May Record Some New Music First

Ross Halfin/Universal Music GroupThe Who has revealed the first dates of their planned 50th anniversary tour, a run of late-fall concerts that will see the band performing in their home

Elton John Claims Jesus Would Support Gay Marriage; Plans “Quiet” Wedding for Next Year

Joseph Guay. T/Capitol RecordsElton John has weddings on his mind. Since gay marriage became legal in the U.K., he and his partner, David Furnish, plan to tie the knot at

The Zombies Planning to Invade the US Again in August

Lavid Photos/TCI ArtistsLate summer is the time of the season that The Zombies will return to the U.S. for a new tour leg. The trek, which will

Rob Halford of Judas Priest: Being a Gay Heavy Metal Singer Is “a Very Deep and Interesting Story”

David Livingston/Getty ImagesIt's no secret that Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford is gay -- he came out publicly in 1998 -- but the nuances of what it's like to be a gay

Neil Young & Crazy Horse Bass Player Billy Talbot Suffers Mild Stroke

Billy Talbot, far right/Image credit: Julie GardnerBilly Talbot, bass player for Neil Young & Crazy Horse, has suffered a mild stroke and will sit out the band's upcoming European tour.

Talbot will be

Report: Lou Reed Left $30 Million Fortune

Timothy Greenfield-SandersLou Reed apparently left behind a fortune of around 30 million bucks, according to a report in the New York Post. According to the paper, Reed's longtime manager

Ray Davies’ Kinks Musical “Sunny Afternoon” to Open on London’s West End in October

Sonia Friedman ProductionsThe Kinks-themed stage musical Sunny Afternoon is officially heading to the London's West End, the U.K. capital's equivalent of Broadway. The show, which had a

Daphne Crawford of Gwinn Wins Free Lunch for Liking WRUP on Facebook!

Gwinn, Michigan 6/30/2014 – Daphne Crawford of Gwinn Wins Free Lunch for Liking WRUP on Facebook!