Daily Archives: June 15, 2017

Collect ’em all: Metallica gets the Funko Pop! toy treatment

ABC/Randy HolmesMetallica is back -- in Pop! form! The metal legends have united with the toy company Funko to create their very own line of the popular Pop! vinyl figures.


50th anniversary Monterey Pop Festival kicks off Friday

©2017 Monterey International Pop FestivalThe 50th anniversary Monterey International Pop Festival gets underway tomorrow at the same site as the famous 1967 event -- Monterey County Fairgrounds in Monterey, California.

Bob Weir set to headline Jerry’s 75th birthday concert this August at Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Credit: Jay BlakesbergFounding Grateful Dead singer/guitarist Bob Weir will help celebrate what would have been his late band mate Jerry Garcia's 75th birthday by headlining a special concert on August 4

Keith Richards pays tribute to “remarkable” Anita Pallenberg

Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty ImagesRolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has shared a brief but touching tribute to his former romantic partner, Italian-German actress and model Anita Pallenberg, who died Tuesday at the

Toto announces plans for 40th anniversary tour, hits compilation in 2018

Credit: Heather PorcaroNext year marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Toto's self-titled debut album, and in celebration of the milestone the band will embark on a worldwide trek, dubbed

KISS’ Gene Simmons files application to trademark “devil’s horns” hand gesture

Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty ImagesIf you've ever been to a rock show, chances are you've thrown up the "devil's horns" hand gesture a few times. Now, Kiss bassist Gene Simmons wants to trademark it.


Yoko Ono to get songwriting credit for “Imagine”

ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty ImagesVariety reports that steps are under way to add Yoko Ono's name a co-writer with her late husband John Lennon on Lennon's classic 1971 song "Imagine."


Neil Young announces departure from annual Bridge School Benefit Concerts; 2017 show is off

Tim Mosenfelder/Getty ImagesNeil Young has hosted the Bridge School Benefit Concert for the past 30 years, to support the school for students with severe physical and speech impairments founded by

Commemorative plaques honoring Bowie, Beatles members and others being unveiled in the UK for 2017 BBC Music Day

Courtesy of BBC

The 2017 edition of BBC Music Day, organized annually by the U.K. broadcasting company, takes place today, June 15. In conjunction with this year's celebration, 47 new commemorative

Cheap Trick’s Robin Zander on his band releasing second album since 2016: “It’s almost like the ’70s again”

Big Machine Label GroupCheap Trick's latest album, We're All Alright!, hits stores Friday, less than 15 months after the Rock & Roll Hall of Famers put out their previous studio effort, Bang,