• Is Elton John Tying the Knot on Dec. 21?

    Is Elton John Tying the Knot on Dec. 21?

    Are Elton John and his partner David Furnish planning a Christmas wedding?  According to the British paper The Mirror, they plan to tie the knot on December 21. The British tabloid claims that the couple, who cemented their relationship nine years ago in a civil partnership, will have a “small and intimate” ceremony, with about 50 friends and family members, at their home in Windsor, England.  Among the guests expected: David and Victoria Beckham, Elizabeth Hurley and The Osbournes. It’s now legal in the U.K. to convert civil partnerships into marriages, and a “friend” tells the paper, “Elton and David… Read more

  • Videos from New Compilation Inspired by U2's "Songs of Innocence" Premiere on Various Websites

    Videos from New Compilation Inspired by U2's "Songs of Innocence" Premiere on Various Websites

    Films of Innocence, the recently reported collection of short films inspired by each of the 11 tracks on U2‘s new album, Songs of Innocence, will be released on Tuesday via iTunes and Amazon.  To celebrate the arrival of the visual compilation, each flick premiered earlier today on a different website and will be viewable exclusively at those respective sites until 11 a.m. ET on Tuesday. Each short movie was created by a different respected urban artist from around the world chosen personally by U2.  In addition, a 12th flick made by Irish painter Conor Harrington to accompany the Songs of… Read more

  • John Fogerty Sued for Breach of Contract, Trademark Violations by Ex-CCR Band Mates

    John Fogerty Sued for Breach of Contract, Trademark Violations by Ex-CCR Band Mates

    It looks like the historically contentious relationship between John Fogerty and his former Creedence Clearwater Revival band mates has led to a new lawsuit over usage of the group’s name.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, bassist Stu Cook, drummer Doug Clifford and the widow of late CCR rhythm guitarist Tom Fogerty have initiated a suit in Nevada claiming that John is in breach of contract with regard to a settlement the band members reached in 2001 and also charging him with trademark violations. The lawsuit alleges that John is in breach of contract because he made negative remarks in a… Read more

  • Official Video for New Paul McCartney Song, "Hope for the Future," Debuts Online

    Official Video for New Paul McCartney Song, "Hope for the Future," Debuts Online

    An official video for Paul McCartney‘s new single, “Hope for the Future,” got its exclusive premiere at Wired.com on Monday to coincide with the track’s release as a digital download.  The former Beatles star wrote the song specifically for the popular new video game Destiny, and the clip depicts a holographic Sir Paul paying a visit to the post-apocalyptic version of the Earth featured in the game. The video, which also can be viewed on the rock legend’s VEVO YouTube channel, shows a flying robotic device that projects McCartney’s image onto the lip of a giant crater, where he sings… Read more

  • Moody Blues Schedules Spring 2015 North American Tour Celebrating New "Polydor Years" Box Set

    Moody Blues Schedules Spring 2015 North American Tour Celebrating New "Polydor Years" Box Set

    The Moody Blues have revealed plans to return to North America for a major tour in the spring of 2015.  The trek, which has been dubbed the “Timeless Flight — The Polydor Years” tour in honor of the band’s recently released The Polydor Years 1986-1992 box set, will kick off on March 19 in Worcester, Massachusetts, and is plotted out through a May 10 concert in Denver. The outing currently features 27 dates, and includes two-night stands in Port Chester, New York, and Niagara Falls, Canada, as well as stops in such major cities as Columbus, Ohio; Seattle; Portland, Oregon;… Read more

  • Paul McCartney Recalls Hearing "Horrific" News of Lennon's Murder at Hands of "Jerk of All Jerks"

    Paul McCartney Recalls Hearing "Horrific" News of Lennon's Murder at Hands of "Jerk of All Jerks"

    Today marks the 34th anniversary of the murder of John Lennon, who was shot to death outside of his New York City apartment by a deranged fan named Mark David Chapman.  In an emotional interview that aired Saturday on the U.K. TV program The Jonathan Ross Show, Paul McCartney recalled when he first found out that his friend and Beatles band mate had been killed. McCartney remembered being stunned when he received a phone call at home early in the morning informing him of Lennon’s death. “It was just so horrific,” he said.  “You couldn’t take it in and I… Read more

  • Phil Collins Bows Out of Miami Charity Concert Due to Illness

    Phil Collins Bows Out of Miami Charity Concert Due to Illness

    Phil Collins was forced to cancel a charity performance in Miami on Saturday due to illness. Collins did make an appearance at the end of the show, held at Fillmore Miami Beach, to apologize to the audience, saying he was overcome by some sort of neurological affliction that strikes every now and then, according to Miami.com. He went on to explain that he’d been working with doctors the previous two days and that soundchecks leading up to the concert went poorly. When audience members tried to coax him into singing anyway, Collins replied, “Trust me, you wouldn’t enjoy it.” The… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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