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Airing on January 2nd on PBS stations will be Billy Joel: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize. In addition to Billy Joel performing, the show will also feature appearances by John Mellencamp, Tony Bennett, Boyz II Men, Gavin DeGraw, Josh Groban, Natalie Maines, Kevin Spacey...
Sting might join the cast of his troubled Broadway musical, The Last Ship, at the beginning of 2015. The Daily News learned from a show insider said, “If Sting steps in, he likely would replace the star, Jimmy Nail” in the role of a shipbuilder. If that’s the case, the former...
Former Styx frontman and songwriter Dennis DeYoung is back with a new live CD/DVD set, Dennis DeYoung And The Music Of Styx Live In Los Angeles. The collection, which is also available in Blu-ray and digital formats, was captured live on March 18th, 2014 live at L.A.’s El Rey...
Phil Collins says that as far as he's concerned, he's retired. Collins, who this summer took part in a few weeks of exploratory rehearsals to see if he was road ready, had passed on going on tour, and believes his music making days might finally be done, telling Q magazine: "I...
Bob Seger is a family man through and through. With a new Top Three studio set -- Ride Out -- and an eagerly awaited road trek kicking off next week, we asked the 69-year-old Seger where he gets his musical inspiration from these days. Seger told us he looks no further than the...
The autopsy report for Survivor frontman Jimi Jamison came back citing the cause of the 63-year-old’s death due to a “stroke with methamphetamine intoxication.” Billboard reported, “The autopsy says Jamison had cardiovascular disease and narrowing of the arteries. It had been...
No one can say that Ringo Starr doesn't like the road -- or the current All Starr Band. Ringo has announced 18 dates hitting both North and South American in February and March. Ringo -- who has long been a proponent of switching up All Starr Band lineups after every tour -- has...
Queen’s Brian May shelled out nearly $16,000 on a first class plane ticket for his legendary and iconic electric guitar, according to The Daily Mirror. May insisted the guitar fly next to him on a British Airways flight from London to Los Angeles for Queen's appearance at the...
It was 28 years ago today (November 10th, 1986) that Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band released their 40-track, five-record, set Live 1975/85. The album spanned the group's touring career from their 1975 Roxy Theatre performance in Los Angeles, to the sold-out stadium...