Monthly Archives: January 2016

Paul McCartney and Bono Featured on “Super Bowl’s Greatest Halftime Shows” TV Special

Albert Dickson/Sporting News via Getty ImagesMusic lovers and sports fans alike know that some of the biggest acts in the world have graced the stage during the Super Bowl halftime show

ZZ Top to Be Subject of New Feature-Length Documentary

Credit: Ross HalfinThe first-ever full-length documentary focusing on that little ol' band from Texas, ZZ Top, is on its way from Banger Films, the production company behind Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage

Elton John Jokes that He’ll Be Performing in a “Fur Coat and Fishtail Dress” at Age 75

ABC/Randy HolmesElton John has worn some pretty outrageous outfits onstage in his long career, but the 69-year-old music legend jokes that Aretha Franklin has inspired him to dress in full-on drag when

Phil Collins Is Back Together with His Third Wife, and Nobody Noticed

Credit: Alastair ThainPhil Collins' marriage track record isn't exactly stellar, but it looks like he's giving his third go-round another try.

Speaking to Billboard about the aftermath of his 2008 divorce from his

Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen and Wife Say They’re “Happily Married” Following Fagen’s Assault Arrest

Libby Titus and Donald Fagen in 2000 (SGranitz/WireImage)Steely Dan frontman Donald Fagen and his wife, singer Libby Titus, apparently are ironing out their differences following Fagen's January 4 arrest on

Anthrax Profiled by the Smithsonian

Credit: Jimmy HubbardAnthrax is the subject of a video profile by The Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History as a part of its "Places of Invention" series. In the video,

Surviving Jefferson Airplane Members Pay Tribute to Paul Kantner

Jefferson Airplane in 1989 (Chris Walter/WireImage)Paul Kantner, co-founder and one of the guiding creative forces behind both the Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship, died Thursday of multiple organ failure at age 74

Ginger Baker Announces New York City Concerts with His New Group, Airforce 3

Courtesy of Supreme EntertainmentEx-Cream drummer Ginger Baker recently formed a new version of his early-1970s jazz-fusion collective Airforce, and the influential musician now has announced the first U.S. shows for the group.

Steve Miller Band Lines Up First US Tour Dates of 2016

Credit: Paul HaggardWith Steve Miller set to be inducted in to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in early April, the lauded rocker and his group have announced their

Ishpeming Hematites Girls Basketball (34) VS Westwood Patriots (27) on 98.3 WRUP and 01/28/2016

West Ishpeming , Michigan – January 28th, 2016 – Mike Plourde and Bob Nadeau were in West Ishpeming, MI for the Ishpeming Hematites game against the Westwood Patriots on 98.3 WRUP and

Founding Jefferson Airplane Member Paul Kantner Dies at Age 74

Steve Snowden/Getty ImagesPaul Kantner, the singer, guitarist and songwriter who co-founded the pioneering San Francisco psychedelic rock band the Jefferson Airplane and its spinoff group the Jefferson Starship, died Thursday at the

Jefferson Airplane Founding Member Paul Kantner Dead at 74

Steve Snowden/Getty ImagesPaul Kantner, a founding member of Jefferson Airplane, has died at the age of 74, according to He'd suffered a heart attack earlier this week.

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David Bowie Producer Tony Visconti to Give Keynote Speech at 2016 SXSW Music Conference

Credit: Howard PitkowRenowned producer and longtime David Bowie collaborator Tony Visconti has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the 2016 South by Southwest Music Conference, which runs from March 15

Guns N’ Roses Mockingly Thank People Who Have Taken Credit for the Band’s Reunion

Katarina Benzova; Scott Uchida; Scott UchidaGuns N' Roses apparently have an appetite for sarcasm. The band has posted a message on its official Facebook page that seems facetiously to thank certain people

Late “Twist and Shout” Songwriter Bert Berns to Be Inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Bert Berns and Van Morrison (PoPsie Randolph/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)The late Bert Berns, who wrote classic songs that became hits for The Beatles, Janis Joplin, The McCoys and others, will be inducted

Red Hot Chili Peppers Playing Fundraiser for Bernie Sanders

Christopher Polk/Getty Images for J/P Haitian Relief OrganizationRed Hot Chili Peppers are headlining a concert in support of Bernie Sanders next week. The show, taking place Friday, February 5, in Los Angeles,

Lars Ulrich, The Black Keys, Rob Thomas Added to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Courtesy Rock and Roll Hall of FameIf seeing the inductees and hearing the traditional all-star jam at the end weren't enough to get you to check out this year's Rock and

Sting to Headline NBA All-Star Game Halftime Show

PAUL BERGEN/AFP/GettyImagesSting has been tapped to headline the halftime show of the upcoming NBA All-Star Game.

The NBA said Thursday Sting will perform at halftime of the 65th NBA All-Star Game,