• Ringo Starr Named Spokesperson for Skechers

    Ringo Starr Named Spokesperson for Skechers

    Ringo Starr has been named the latest spokesperson for Skechers. The legendary drummer will endorse Skechers Relaxed Fit footwear in a campaign that will launch next spring with a new TV commercial.   Skechers notes that until now, the Relaxed Fit footwear ads have focused on pro athletes. It says, “[W]e can’t wait for everyone to see how Ringo’s charm and cool charisma makes him the perfect ambassador for Relaxed Fit.”   Powered by WPeMatico

  • Bob Seger Talks New Album, "Ride Out"; Discusses Possibility of Retiring from the Road

    Bob Seger Talks New Album, "Ride Out"; Discusses Possibility of Retiring from the Road

    Last week, Bob Seger released his first new studio album in more than eight years, Ride Out.  The 10-track collection is made up mostly of tunes penned by the Michigan rocker, but also features four covers, including songs by John Hiatt, Steve Earle and Australian singer/songwriter Kacey Chambers. It’s not the norm for Seger to include so many non-originals on one of his albums, but the 69-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer tells ABC News Radio that each of the covers on Ride Out is one that he wished he’d written himself.  One of these, Hiatt’s “Detroit Made,” even… Read more

  • Paul McCartney Discusses Twerking, Tattoos and Favorite Current Tunes in New Twitter Q&A

    Paul McCartney Discusses Twerking, Tattoos and Favorite Current Tunes in New Twitter Q&A

    Paul McCartney took to his Twitter account on Monday for a Q&A session with fans, during which the rock legend candidly, and often humorously, shared a variety of personal revelations. Among the many topics Sir Paul chatted about were his current favorite songs and the best gigs he ever attended.  McCartney said the tunes that he’s enjoying most right now are the Foo Fighters‘ new single, “Something from Nothing,” and the Sia hit “Chandelier.”  As for his favorite concerts, Paul tweeted, “There are many,” while singling out rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West‘s joint show. McCartney also named his favorite television… Read more

  • Rolling Stones Sax Player Bobby Keys to Miss Band's Australian Tour

    Rolling Stones Sax Player Bobby Keys to Miss Band's Australian Tour

    When The Rolling Stones kick off their rescheduled tour of Australia and New Zealand this Saturday, they’ll do it without their longtime touring saxophone player, Bobby Keys.  According to a message on the band’s official website, the 70-year-old musician, whose association with The Stones dates back to the group’s 1969 album Let It Bleed, will miss the nine-date trek because he’s been “a bit under the weather” and “is under doctor’s orders to take it a bit easy for the next month.” Filling in for Keys during the outing will be Karl Denson, who leads his own group, Karl Denson’s… Read more

  • Deluxe Reissue of 1977 Solo Album by Founding Byrd Gene Clark to Be Released Next Month

    Deluxe Reissue of 1977 Solo Album by Founding Byrd Gene Clark to Be Released Next Month

    A deluxe CD edition of Two Sides to Every Story, a long-out-of-print 1977 solo album by late founding Byrds singer Gene Clark, will be released on November 18.  The remastered 10-track disc comes packaged in a hardbound “Eco-Book” featuring 26 pages of previously unseen photos, extensive liner notes, lyrics and more. The album also contains a download card allowing access to more than 90 minutes of high-quality digital bonus recordings from a 1975 concert Clark played with a full backing group.  In addition, an unaired 1974 radio interview with Gene is included. Two Sides to Every Story features a mix… Read more

  • Aerosmith's Joe Perry Says He Wanted New Memoir to Be as "Equal as Possible" About the Band's Story

    Aerosmith's Joe Perry Says He Wanted New Memoir to Be as "Equal as Possible" About the Band's Story

    Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry released a new memoir titled Rocks: My Life In and Out of Aerosmith earlier this month, and he’s wrapping up a book-signing tour in support of the tome tonight in Los Angeles.  In Rocks, Perry charts his journey from a guitar-obsessed teenager to becoming a driving force in one of America’s greatest rock bands, while delving into many of the triumphs and low points he experienced along the way. A large part of the book is dedicated to Joe’s complicated and often contentious relationship with Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler.  Perry tells ABC News that while he… Read more

  • Expanded, 40th Anniversary Edition of Supertramp's "Crime of the Century" Arriving in December

    Expanded, 40th Anniversary Edition of Supertramp's "Crime of the Century" Arriving in December

    This year marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Supertramp‘s Crime of the Century, the album that brought the U.K. band its first taste of commercial success in the U.S.  To mark the milestone, a remastered, two-CD version of the album will hit stores on December 9. Crime of the Century, Supertramp’s third studio effort, was released in September 1974 and became the band’s first album to crack the top 40 of the Billboard 200, peaking at #38.  The record also yielded the group’s first top 40 single in the States, “Bloody Well Right,” which reached #35 on the… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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