Daily Archives: March 15, 2018

Gene Simmons hired to promote Canadian cannabis company; releasing new book about the “27 Club”

CNW Group/Invictus MD StrategiesKISS' Gene Simmons is known for abstaining from drugs and alcohol, but the long-tongued rock legend has just been named the "chief evangelist officer" of Invictus MD Strategies Corporation,

Don McLean to be honored with Lifetime Achievement Award in hometown of New Rochelle, NY

Credit: Keith PerryAs Don McLean prepares to release his latest solo album, Botanical Gardens, the "American Pie" singer/songwriter will be honored in his hometown of New Rochelle, New York, at

Top rock, pop and country stars “revamp” and “restore” Elton John classics on two new albums

Island Records/Universal Music Group NashvilleA pair of Elton John tribute albums titled Revamp and Restore, which feature stars from various music genres covering the pop-rock legend's classic songs, will be released on

Social Distortion and Cracker drummer Charlie Quintana dead at 56

Waring Abbott/Getty ImagesDrummer Charlie Quintana, who played in the bands Social Distortion and Cracker, has died at age 56.

Cracker confirmed the news Wednesday on the band's Twitter, calling Quintana "one of

Roger Daltrey’s new solo album, “As Long as I Have You,” arriving on June 1; listen to title track now

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Roger Daltrey recently revealed to ABC Radio that he'll be releasing a new soul-inspired solo album called As Long as I Have You in June, and now the Who frontman has announced

Ex-GN’R drummer Matt Sorum launches new virtual platform to support struggling artists

Credit: Michael SegalFormer Guns N' Roses drummer Matt Sorum has co-founded a new virtual platform called Artbit that seeks to help struggling artists, musicians and street performers support themselves by earning

Def Leppard’s Rick Allen to appear at two exhibits of his artwork on Saturday

Michael Tran/FilmMagicDef Leppard drummer Rick Allen's artistic talents will be on display at a pair of new exhibits opening this Saturday, March 17, at Wentworth Gallery locations at the Montgomery Mall in