Daily Archives: February 25, 2016

Ishpeming Hematites Girls Basketball (44) VS Negaunee Miners (57) on 98.3 WRUP and WRUP.com 02/25/2016

Negaunee, Michigan – February 25th, 2016 – Mike Plourde and Bob Nadeau were in Negaunee, MI for the Ishpeming Hematites game against the Negaunee Miners on 98.3 WRUP and WRUP.com. The Hematites

Billy Joel Calls Minnesota Music Teacher After Students Start Social Media Campaign

Credit: Myrna SuarezBilly Joel gave a high school music teacher the phone call of a lifetime this week. ABC TV affiliate WXOW reports the Piano Man called Nick Johnson of Stewartville, Minnesota,

Zakk Wylde Shares New Solo Song, “Sleeping Dogs”

Credit: Igor VidyashevZakk Wylde has unveiled the first song from his long-awaited sophomore solo album, Book of Shadows II. The cut is called "Sleeping Dogs," and it's streaming now on YouTube.

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Tom Petty’s Old Band Mudcrutch Announces US Festival Appearances

Tim Mosenfelder/Getty ImagesLast July, Tom Petty revealed in a Rolling Stone interview that he was about to start work on the second album by his pre-Heartbreakers band Mudcrutch. While no new details

Elton John Slams Janet Jackson: “I’d Rather Go and See a Drag Queen”

ABC/Randy HolmesElton John may not be able to hit those high notes these days, but he still sings live, and has nothing but disdain for those who don't -- or

Graham Nash Says Upcoming Solo Album, “This Path Tonight,” Is “Really Touching People’s Hearts”

Blue Castle RecordsGraham Nash says he's stunned at the reaction of people who have heard his upcoming solo album, This Path Tonight, which will be released on April 15. Prior to

David Bowie’s Son Praises Lorde’s Tribute Performance

Image Group LA/ABCDavid Bowie was posthumously honored with the Icon Award during Wednesday night's Brit Awards, the U.K.'s equivalent of the Grammys. As a tribute to the late rock legend,

Jackson Browne Schedules New US Tour Dates in June and August

Credit: Nels IsraelsonJackson Browne certainly isn't taking it easy in 2016. The folk-rock legend has added new series of U.S. dates in June and August to his already busy tour itinerary.


Usher, Brittany Howard, The Band Perry & More Salute Ray Charles at the White House

Image courtesy of Norman SeefA diverse group of artists from different music genres paid tribute to the late singer and musician Ray Charles Wednesday night at the White House.

Smithsonian Salutes Ray Charles:

J. Geils Band Singer Peter Wolf Releasing New Solo Album, “A Cure for Loneliness,” in April

Concord RecordsThe J. Geils Band's Peter Wolf will release his eighth solo album, A Cure for Loneliness, on April 8. The 12-track collection includes nine new songs that the singer