• Foo Fighters Frontman Dave Grohl Welcomes Third Child

    Foo Fighters Frontman Dave Grohl Welcomes Third Child

    Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl welcomed his third child with wife Jordyn Blum earlier this month, Us Weekly reports. The baby girl, named Ophelia Saint Grohl, was born August 1. Sadly, just days later, on August 6, Grohl’s father passed away after a long-term illness. “Bittersweet news — congratulations David Grohl and Jordyn Blum who have welcomed a new baby girl #3 Ophelia Grohl! The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away!!” read a post on The David Grohl Alley Scholarship Program’s Facebook page on August 8. Grohl and Blum, his wife of 11 years, are already parents to Violet Maye, 8, and Harper… Read more

  • Randy Bachman Shares Stories About His New DVD/CD Set, "Every Song Tells a Story"

    Randy Bachman Shares Stories About His New DVD/CD Set, "Every Song Tells a Story"

    Randy Bachman‘s music career spans more than 50 years and includes membership in two major rock bands, The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive, so it’s not surprising that the singer/guitarist has quite a few great stories to tell.  The 70-year-old Canadian rocker shares some of these anecdotes, and plays many of the classic tunes he wrote or co-wrote, in an aptly titled new concert DVD/CD called Every Song Tells a Story. The video captures a Storytellers-style show Bachman played with his solo band last year in his hometown of Winnipeg that included performances of such Guess Who hits as “American… Read more

  • Posthumous Jimi Hendrix Albums "The Cry of Love" and "Rainbow Bridge" to Be Reissued in September

    Posthumous Jimi Hendrix Albums "The Cry of Love" and "Rainbow Bridge" to Be Reissued in September

    Two out-of-print posthumous Jimi Hendrix albums, The Cry of Love and Rainbow Bridge, will be reissued on September 16 and will be available on CD, vinyl and as digital downloads.  Both records have been remastered by Bernie Grundman using the original analog master tapes. The Cry of Love originally was released in February 1971, and has been unavailable since being reissued on CD back in 1992.  The album was compiled and mixed by longtime Hendrix engineer Eddie Kramer and Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell.  Jimi recorded most of the tracks between December 1969 and the following summer at Electric… Read more

  • Largest-Ever Collection of Madonna Memorabilia Going on the Auction Block This Fall

    Largest-Ever Collection of Madonna Memorabilia Going on the Auction Block This Fall

    Over the years, various items of clothing or objects owned by Madonna have been sold at auction to collectors, but this fall will see the largest-ever collection of memorabilia from the Queen of Pop go under the hammer in Beverly Hills. Julien’s Auctions, the leading entertainment and music memorabilia auction house, will be selling off a pile of the Material Girl’s material on November 7 and 8, both in person and online.  The items span her entire professional career, as well as personal items from her pre-stardom life, such as her 1972 junior high school yearbook, estimated to bring between… Read more

  • Report: John Mellencamp and Meg Ryan Have Split Up

    Report: John Mellencamp and Meg Ryan Have Split Up

    John Mellencamp and his longtime girlfriend, actress Meg Ryan, apparently have called it quits.  Closer Weekly reports that one of the veteran rocker’s friends has told the magazine that the pair broke up “a couple of weeks ago.” Mellencamp’s friend suggested that the 62-year-old singer/songwriter was unhappy with the amount media scrutiny he and Ryan were receiving. “I don’t think he loved all the attention he got just from dating an actress,” the friend explained.  “I bet he’ll stay away from dating another famous person for a while.” People magazine first reported in January of 2011 that Mellencamp and Ryan… Read more

  • The Who to Perform on the Stand Up to Cancer Charity Telecast Next Month

    The Who to Perform on the Stand Up to Cancer Charity Telecast Next Month

    The Who‘s Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend are well-known for their support of cancer charities, which may be why the famous rock band has signed on to perform on the upcoming fourth edition of the fundraising telecast Stand Up to Cancer.  The show will air Friday, September 5, across nearly every TV network you can think of, including ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, Bravo, E!, HBO, Showtime, VH1 and more. Other scheduled performers on the one-hour show, which raises money for cancer research, include Dave Matthews, singer/actresses Jennifer Hudson and Ariana Grande, and rappers Lupe Fiasco and Common. The one-hour special… Read more

  • Members of Deep Purple, Guns N' Roses, Dire Straits Featured on Tribute Album for Wounded Warriors

    Members of Deep Purple, Guns N' Roses, Dire Straits Featured on Tribute Album for Wounded Warriors

    An impressive roster of virtuoso musicians, including Deep Purple‘s Steve Morse, Guns N’ Roses‘ Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal and ex-Dire Straits guitarist Hal Lindes, have lent their talents to a new album that pays tribute to U.S. military personnel who have risked their lives for their country.  The Guitars for Wounded Warriors CD, which was released on Tuesday, was organized by multiple Emmy Award-winning producer/composer Brian Tarquin. Tarquin produced and wrote all of the songs on the album, and he also plays guitar alongside the various guest musicians.  Other noted guitarists featured on the record include Reb Beach of Whitesnake and… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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