• Ides of March/Ex-Survivor Member Jim Peterik Shares Cool Stories from His New Memoir, "Through the Eye of the Tiger"

    Ides of March/Ex-Survivor Member Jim Peterik Shares Cool Stories from His New Memoir, "Through the Eye of the Tiger"

    Jim Peterik has found success as a member of two popular rock bands, The Ides of March and Survivor, and also is responsible for co-writing memorable songs for a number of other well-known music acts.  The 64-year-old musician shares a variety of fascinating, amusing and touching stories from throughout his life and his nearly half-century music career in his recently published autobiography, Through the Eye of the Tiger. Peterik recently chatted with ABC News Radio and singled out a few of the many highlights he included in the book. The memoir begins with the singer/songwriter recalling receiving “the phone call… Read more

  • High-Quality Vinyl Versions of Cream's Classic Albums Collected in New Box Set

    High-Quality Vinyl Versions of Cream's Classic Albums Collected in New Box Set

    A new vinyl box set featuring all of Cream‘s studio and live albums released during the 1960s and early ’70s will hit stores on November 24.  Cream: 1966–1972 includes six albums in all: the British power trio’s 1966 debut, Fresh Cream; 1967′s Disraeli Gears; the 1968 chart-topping double LP, Wheels of Fire; the band’s 1969 swan song, Goodbye; and two archival live discs issued after the group’s breakup, 1970′s Live Cream and 1972′s Live Cream Volume II. Featuring the impressive lineup of singer/guitarist Eric Clapton, singer/bassist Jack Bruce and drummer Ginger Baker, Cream created a vastly influential body of work… Read more

  • Report: John Mellencamp and Meg Ryan Are a Couple Again

    Report: John Mellencamp and Meg Ryan Are a Couple Again

    Just two months after reports emerged that John Mellencamp had split up with longtime girlfriend Meg Ryan, comes word that sparks are flying between the two stars again.  A source close to the singer/songwriter tells People, “They are back together and it’s brand new…They’re really happy about it.” The latest news follows reports that the couple was spotted contentedly walking around New York City’s Soho district together last week. In addition, Mellencamp hinted in an interview last month on NBC’s Today show that he hadn’t given up on the relationship. “She’s an angel sent to me, and I’m very happy,”… Read more

  • Sting Talks Tantric Sex in Advance Clip for "Inside the Actors Studio"

    Sting Talks Tantric Sex in Advance Clip for "Inside the Actors Studio"

    Sting is not only a singer and songwriter, he’s also an occasional actor, having appeared in quite a few movies over the years.  But during his appearance this Thursday night on the series Inside the Actors Studio, he ended up having to talk to host James Lipton, not about his craft, but about his sex life. Specifically, Lipton asked Sting about his infamous quote regarding “Tantric sex,” in which he and his wife Trudie Styler allegedly had eight-hour lovemaking sessions.  Sting has since backpedaled, saying the whole thing was a joke, but in an advance clip from the episode, Lipton… Read more

  • Bob Seger Scores Highest-Ever Albums Chart Debut with "Ride Out"; U2 Bows at #9

    Bob Seger Scores Highest-Ever Albums Chart Debut with "Ride Out"; U2 Bows at #9

    Bob Seger is riding high on the Billboard 200 this week with his new album, Ride Out, which pulled in at #3 on the tally after selling 59,000 copies.  This marks the 69-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s highest debut ever on the albums chart, bettering that of his previous studio effort, 2006′s Face the Promise, which bowed at #4. The last time Seger had an album as high as #3 on the Billboard 200 was back in 1986, with Like a Rock.  The Michigan rocker’s best chart showing ever was with Against the Wind, which topped the tally… Read more

  • Elton John Extends Contract in Las Vegas for Three More Years

    Elton John Extends Contract in Las Vegas for Three More Years

    Elton John isn’t planning to move his Million Dollar Piano out of Las Vegas any time soon. Caesars Entertainment has just announced that the Rocket Man has extended his three-year contact at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas for an additional three years.  Tickets for shows in January, March and April will go on sale this Sunday, October 26, at 10 a.m. PT. Las Vegas Sun reporter Robin Leach notes that some of Elton’s newly announced dates will be the same dates that pop diva Celine Dion vacated earlier this year at the venue, when she canceled all… Read more

  • Listen to Yusuf/Cat Stevens' New Album Online Now, Vinyl Version of Record to Be Released Next Month

    Listen to Yusuf/Cat Stevens' New Album Online Now, Vinyl Version of Record to Be Released Next Month

    Yusuf, the artist formerly known as Cat Stevens, will release his first new studio in five years, Tell ‘Em I’m Gone, on Tuesday, October 27.  However, fans who head over to Amazon.com through this coming Monday can hear the record streaming in its entirety. Meanwhile, a special 180-gram vinyl edition of Tell ‘Em I’m Gone will be released on November 24.  The disc will be packaged in a gatefold sleeve and will feature a download card allowing access to an MP3 version of the album.  In addition, first pressings of the LP will feature alternate cover art — a hand-drawn… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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