Category Archives: Entertainment News

Peter Frampton Flings Obnoxious Concertgoer’s Cellphone from the Stage

David Wolff-Patrick/Redferns via Getty ImagesPeter Frampton's expansive U.S. summer tour hit a little turbulence this past weekend during the guitar legend's performance at the Palladium in Carmel, Indiana. According

Ground Has Been Broken on Seattle Park Honoring Jimi Hendrix

Image Courtesy of Jimi Hendrix Park FoundationThe plan to create a park honoring Jimi Hendrix located in his hometown of Seattle is moving forward. A groundbreaking ceremony was held recently

Jake Hooker, Co-Writer of “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll,” Has Died

Michael Putland/Getty ImagesJake Hooker, guitarist for the 1970s British band The Arrows and co-writer of the classic Joan Jett and the Blackhearts hit "I Love Rock 'n' Roll," has died.

Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready to Perform with Seattle Symphony

Image Courtesy Karen LoriaMike McCready will make a special appearance with the Seattle Symphony in January. The Pearl Jam guitarist will sit in for a one-off performance called "Sonic Evolution."

Robert Plant and His New Band The Sensational Space Shifters Announce Fall North American Tour

Image Courtesy of Frank MelfiRobert Plant and his new group, The Sensational Space Shifters, have revealed a full list of dates for their 2014 North American fall tour in

Dead Daisies Singer Jon Stevens Says His Supergroup Is a Modern Classic-Rock Band

Spitfire RecordsThe Dead Daisies may be a relatively new band, but they feature quite a few familiar faces. Formed in 2012 by one-time INXS singer Jon Stevens and guitarist John Lowy

Is Elton John Developing a New HBO Series?

ABC/Randy HolmesElton John reportedly is producing a television pilot for HBO centered around an elite music academy.

Elton is developing the project, titled Virtuoso, along with his husband David Furnish and True Blood

Book of Van Morrison Lyrics Selected by the Singer Himself to Be Published in October

City Lights PublishersVan Morrison has long been considered one of the most literate and poetic singer/songwriters of his era, and now a book featuring some of the 68-year-old Rock and

Toronto Parks Committee Backs Plan to Name Local Park After Rush Members

Andrew MacNaughtan/Anthem/ Roadrunner RecordsRush fans may soon be able to relax in a Toronto park named after two of the band's founding members and located in the very neighborhood where

Yes Show Added to Yahoo’s Streaming Concert Series

Image Courtesy of Rob ShanahanYes is one of the latest artists to be added to the schedule of Yahoo's new nightly live streaming concert series. The legendary

Montana Mountain Named After Paul McCartney for a Day in Honor of His Missoula Concert

Todd Goodrich/University of MontanaTo celebrate Paul McCartney's concert this past Tuesday at Washington-Grizzly Stadium in Missoula, Montana, the city and the University of Montana bestowed a big honor on the

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Score First #1 Album, Eric Clapton’s Latest Debuts at #2

Reprise RecordsTom Petty & the Heartbreakers have been around for close to 40 years but they've never had a #1 album on the Billboard 200 chart…until now, that is. The band's

Foo Fighters Promise “Big News,” Plug Swag Shop

Image Courtesy Steve GullickDave Grohl has taken to Facebook to give fans a heads-up about -- something. In his most recent post, the Foo Fighters frontman tells the masses to "keep an

Guns N’ Roses/Sixx:A.M. Guitarist DJ Ashba Gets His Own Signature Axe

Image Courtesy Gibson USA

DJ Ashba -- guitarist for Guns N' Roses and Sixx:A.M. -- now has his own signature guitar. And it's not just any guitar, it's a Gibson Les Paul in

Madonna Producer William Orbit Says He’s Working on New Queen Project

Image Courtesy of Hollywood RecordsWilliam Orbit, the innovative British producer and composer who has worked with such stars as Madonna and Blur, has revealed that he's now collaborating with one of the

Report: Jon Bon Jovi’s First Bid for NFL Team Was “Uncompetitively Low”

AEG LiveJon Bon Jovi's attempt to buy the NFL's Buffalo Bills has hit a snag.

Canada's Sun Media is reporting that the first bid submitted by Jon and his fellow

The Who Is Planning Special 50th Anniversary Releases and Events, Asks Fans to Submit Rare Memorabilia

Image Courtesy of The WhoAs the launch of The Who's 50th anniversary tour approaches, the band has announced that it is planning a year-long celebration to mark the half-century

Marianne Faithfull Says Her Heroin Dealer Ex-Boyfriend Was Responsible for Jim Morrison’s Death

Patrick Swirc; Barry Plummer/Elektra RecordsMarianne Faithfull comes forth with a startling revelation in a new interview with U.K. music magazine Mojo: She says she knows who killed Jim Morrison.