• AMC Reality Series About KISS Members' Arena Football Team Premiering August 12

    AMC Reality Series About KISS Members' Arena Football Team Premiering August 12

    KISS‘ Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley will be featured in a new AMC reality series titled 4th and Loud that will take a behind-the-scenes look at LA KISS, the new Los Angeles-area Arena Football League team the rockers co-own.  The docu-series, which premieres August 12 at 7 p.m. ET, follows Simmons, Stanley and their partners as they try to infuse some rock ‘n’ roll spirit into the first pro football franchise to play in L.A. in 20 years. The program also will focus on the team’s players, coaches and cheerleaders as they prepare for their inaugural season. Deadline reports that… Read more

  • Brian Wilson Shares New Details About Upcoming Album

    Brian Wilson Shares New Details About Upcoming Album

    Some new details have been revealed about former Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson‘s upcoming solo album, which will feature a variety of guest singers, including a number of young female artists.  Wilson tells Rolling Stone that he initially had been writing songs for a new Beach Boys album, but plans changed when Mike Love decided that he didn’t want to extend the group’s 50th anniversary reunion tour in 2012. “It was a shock,” admits Wilson.  “I was so proud of how the Boys were singing.  Then it just ended.” He says, at first, he was at a loss about what… Read more

  • Tom Petty Critiques Catholic Church, Greedy Politicians on New Album

    Tom Petty Critiques Catholic Church, Greedy Politicians on New Album

    Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers‘ upcoming album, Hypnotic Eye, finds Petty offering his two cents in on a number of topical subjects.  The 63-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer recently shared some details about his latest songs in a Q&A with Billboard. One new track, titled “Playing Dumb,” which only is available as a bonus song on the vinyl edition of Hypnotic Eye, focuses on the sex abuse scandal in which the Catholic Church has been embroiled.  Petty says he has nothing against Catholics, but he apparently takes issue with people who continue to support the church hierarchy in… Read more

  • Music Stars Pay Tribute to Late Blues Guitar Legend Johnny Winter

    Music Stars Pay Tribute to Late Blues Guitar Legend Johnny Winter

    Tributes have begun pouring in from around the music world for blues guitar legend Johnny Winter, who died Wednesday at the age of 70 while on tour in Zurich, Switzerland.  Among the many stars issuing statements or posting messages on their social media sites about Winter are his brother, Edgar, as well as some of the famous musicians who appear on Johnny’s upcoming album, Step Back. Edgar Winter, who frequently collaborated with his brother and was scheduled to hit the road with him next month on the 2014 Rock’n’Blues Fest Tour, penned an homage to Johnny that he posted Thursday… Read more

  • Mick Jagger Says He's "Doing OK" After Girlfriend's Death, Talks New James Brown Biopic

    Mick Jagger Says He's "Doing OK" After Girlfriend's Death, Talks New James Brown Biopic

    Mick Jagger recently gathered with some of the crew and cast members of the new James Brown biopic, Get On Up, to chat with Matt Lauer, co-host of NBC’s Today show, about the new film.  During the roundtable interview at Harlem’s Apollo Theatre, The Rolling Stones frontman, who is one of the film’s executive producers, also publicly commented about his late girlfriend L’Wren Scott for the first time since her suicide in March. With regard to how he’s been coping since Scott’s passing, Jagger said, “I’m doing OK.  It was difficult, [a] very hard year, but I got back into it… Read more

  • Donny Osmond to Look Back at 50-Year Career with New Album, "Soundtrack of My Life"

    Donny Osmond to Look Back at 50-Year Career with New Album, "Soundtrack of My Life"

    Those who remember his days as a teen idol may find it hard to believe that Donny Osmond is gearing up to celebrate his 50th year in show business.  The singer will mark the milestone by releasing his 60th album, Soundtrack of My Life, which is scheduled to hit stores on January 13, 2015. As its title suggests, the record will include songs that reflect and summarize different eras and aspects of Osmond’s life and career.  Soundtrack of My Life includes a rendition of Stevie Wonder‘s “My Cherie Amour” — the first record Donny ever bought — to which the… Read more

  • Johnny Depp Performs with Aerosmith in Massachusetts

    Johnny Depp Performs with Aerosmith in Massachusetts

    Johnny Depp made a surprise appearance during Aerosmith‘s concert at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts, this past Wednesday, playing guitar with the band. A concertgoer tells People magazine, “He played guitar on the encore.” The source tell the magazine the 51-year-old actor, dressed in jeans and a black knit cap, joined the band for their cover of the R&B classic “Train Kept A-Rollin.’” Depp’s fiancée, actress Amber Heard, reportedly was backstage. Depp is no stranger to the live music scene. He’s collaborated with Aerosmith, Alice Cooper, Tom Petty, Willie Nelson and other acts onstage in the past. Follow @ABCNewsRadio… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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