Daily Archives: October 2, 2018

Lightning-struck AC/DC coins being released in Australia for band’s 45th anniversary

Courtesy of Royal Australian MintAC/DC's home country of Australia is honoring the band's 45th anniversary with a special commemorative coin, which is literally "Thunderstruck." Well, lightning-struck, technically.

Ten of the 30,000 coins

Billy Corgan and partner Chloe Mendel welcome baby girl

Gabriel Grams/Getty ImagesCongrats are in order for the Corgan family! Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan and his partner, Chloe Mendel, have welcomed a new baby girl.

"Please welcome Philomena Clementine Corgan, the latest

“Memory of a Big Festival”: David Bowie’s 2000 Glastonbury set to be released in multiple formats

Parlophone/BBC Studios/Glastonbury Festivals Ltd.A new archival David Bowie concert album and video titled Glastonbury 2000 will be released November 30 as a two-CD/DVD set, a two-CD package, a three-LP vinyl collection and

Van Morrison to release “The Prophet Speaks” in December, his fourth album in just over a year

Caroline InternationalUnder cover of October skies, Van Morrison has announced plans to release a new album called The Prophet Speaks later this year. Due out on December 7, the 14-track collection will

R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe to participate in Brett Kavanaugh protest in DC

Noam Galai/Getty ImagesR.E.M.'s Michael Stipe is headed to Washington, D.C., this week to participate in a protest against the Senate confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

The protest, dubbed "Bravery Is Contagious,"

Billy Gibbons, the late Leon Russell featured on country veteran Ronnie Milsap’s upcoming album, “The Duets”

Riser House/SonyZZ Top's Billy Gibbons and the late Leon Russell are among the artists who lent their talents to veteran country star Ronnie Milsap's upcoming studio album, The Duets, which comes out

Heartbroken: Tom Petty died one year ago today

Mark Horton/Getty Images for ABAToday, October 2, marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Tom Petty, who passed away of an accidental overdose of pain medication at age 66.