Daily Archives: December 31, 2018

The Year in Music 2018: Ringo, Springsteen, Foreigner, Nick Mason & more make news

Scott Robert Ritchie; Danny Clinch; Karsten StaigerHere are a few more notable stories from the world of music in 2018:

Hard Day's Knight: Beatles drummer becomes Sir Ringo

On March 20, Ringo Starr was

The Year in Music 2018: Aretha Franklin, Marty Balin, The Moody Blues’ Ray Thomas among the greats we lost

Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival; Susan Joy BalinARETHA FRANKLIN

The music world lost many major artists in 2018, but perhaps none more beloved or impactful than the Queen of Soul, Aretha

The Year in Music 2018: Paul McCartney scores first US #1 album since 1982 with “Egypt Station”

© 2011 Mary McCartneyIn September of 2018, Paul McCartney released Egypt Station, his first album in five years. It became McCartney's first album to reach #1 on the Billboard 200 since

The Year in Music 2018: Queen biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” was a box-office champion

Alex Bailey TM & © 2018 Twentieth Century Fox Film CorporationFor eight years, Queen guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor tried to bring the story of their famous band and its

A mailman I should turn to be: Seattle-area post office renamed in honor of Jimi Hendrix

Müller-Schneck/ullstein bild via Getty ImagesJimi Hendrix was honored in 2014 with his own U.S. postage stamp, and now the late guitar legend has had an actual post office named after

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason chosen for prestigious CBE honor by Queen Elizabeth

Credit: Jill FurmanovskyPink Floyd drummer Nick Mason has been appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire -- or CBE -- by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, as part of

Billy Joel, Ozzy Osbourne, Lynyrd Skynyrd among artists ringing in 2019 with New Year’s Eve concerts

Mike Colucci; ABC/Randy HolmesAs the world prepares to celebrate the arrival of 2019, a variety of famous rock acts will ring in the New Year onstage tonight. Among the stars

Report: Nirvana files lawsuit against Marc Jacobs over smiley-face logo

Frank Micelotta/Getty ImagesNirvana is reportedly suing fashion label Marc Jacobs for ripping off the band's smiley-face logo.

According to TMZ, the grunge icons have filed a lawsuit accusing Marc Jacobs of copying the

Happy New Year! Beach Boy Mike Love, CCR’s Doug Clifford share 2019 and New Year’s plans

Udo Spreitzenbarth; Jeff Dow

It's time to ring in the New Year, and with 2019 arriving at midnight tonight, a couple of well-known musicians have shared their plans for the year