Day: June 18, 2014
PMK-BNCGregg Allman and the producers of Midnight Rider, the biopic based on his life story, have been hit with yet another lawsuit in the wake of the fatal on-set accident that occurred this past February 20 during the film’s first day of shooting.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Antonyia Verna, a makeup artist who reportedly was injured on the set that day, has filed a suit in a Georgia county court naming as defendants Allman, Unclaimed Freight Productions, Open Road Films and location manager Charles Baxter, as well as some of the …read more
Universal Music Group DistributionBilly Corgan seems never at a loss for things to say, so it should come as no surprise that he’s planning a memoir. But if calculations are correct, it’ll be a whopper even by Corgan’s standards.
In the latest album update from the Smashing Pumpkins frontman — sandwiched between musings on a guitar part and a photo of a homemade Smashing Pumpkins poster from 1988 — comes a note about a Billy Corgan memoir. The singer mentions that he had “crossed the 200,000 word threshold” on the project and though he had been …read more
Will Travel/Caroline RecordsFrom our partners at Consequence of Sound.
I’m willing to bet that the majority of reviews for Chrissie Hynde’s Stockholm will spend a fair amount of time going on about how this is her first solo album. Technically it isn’t, but of course, that also depends on how you define a solo album.
Conventional wisdom has come to define a Chrissie Hynde solo album as one with no original surviving Pretenders (i.e., Martin Chambers), and if that is true, then Stockholm would be her third solo album after 1990’s Packed! and 2008’s Break …read more
ISHPEMING, MI –Winning two consecutive championships usually means you have some talent on your roster. With two more participants than any other school in the game, the Ishpeming Hematites will be well represented in the U.P. High School Football All-Star Game on June 28th. Alex Briones – The Central Michigan University bound Briones is quite […]
Live NationThe official daily lineup has been revealed for The Allman Brothers Band‘s third — and what may be its last — annual Peach Music Festival, which is scheduled for August 14-17 at Montage Mountain in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The Allmans, who recently announced that they’ll be playing their final concerts this October at New York City’s Beacon Theatre, will serve as the festival’s headliners on August 16 and 17, and will be performing their classic 1973 album Eat a Peach in its entirety those nights.
Meanwhile, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic will …read more
Experience Hendrix LLCA 2014 installment of the star-studded Experience Hendrix Tour visited a variety of U.S. cities in March and April, and now the tribute trek will return to the road for a series of fall performances. The new dates begin with a September 19 show in Clearwater, Florida, and the tour will works its way west, finishing up with an October 18 concert in Oakland, California.
The lineup for the trek features many of the same musicians that appeared on the early 2014 outing, including former Jimi Hendrix bassist Billy Cox; drummer Chris …read more
Mercury/Universal Music GroupFull details have been unveiled about a recently announced concert album by John Mellencamp that’s scheduled to be released on July 8. John Mellencamp Performs Trouble No More Live at Town Hall documents a July 31, 2003, show the roots rocker played in New York City promoting his then-new album.
Released in June 2003, Trouble No More featured Mellencamp’s take on a variety of traditional folk and blues songs, including Robert Johnson‘s “Stones in My Passway,” Son House‘s “Death Letter,” Willie Dixon‘s “Down in the Bottom” and Woody Guthrie‘s “Johnny Hart.” It also boasted …read more