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Ozzy Osbourne Cancels North American Tour

By Michele Amabile | February 17, 2020

Ozzy Osbourne has cancelled his North American tour dates due to his ongoing health issues with Parkinson’s disease, he announced today. Following promotional obligations for his forthcoming album, “Ordinary Man,” (out February 21), Osbourne will head to Europe for additional treatments. “I’m so thankful that everyone has been patient because I’ve had a sh–t year,” he said in a statement.…

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Dee Snider Calls Fans to Action: Let’s Get AC/DC For the Super Bowl

By Michele Amabile | February 12, 2020

Twisted Sister icon Dee Snider wants to bring the rock back to the Superbowl halftime show, and he has a plan. Snider is encouraging his fan base to sign a petition launched by Change.org to get AC/DC to rock the Superbowl 55 halftime show in 2021. “[I]t’s been a very long time that a hard rock band, a real rock…

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Peter Frampton Surprises Young Fan Recovering From Brain Surgery

By Michele Amabile | February 11, 2020

Peter Frampton gave a young fan who just underwent a major operation a thrill and a gift he will always remember, starting with an invitation to his studio. Frampton–who was recently diagnosed with inclusion body myositis, an incurable condition that causes the muscles to weaken–was touched by the story of the nine-year old boy, identified only as “Jack,” who recently…

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Motley Crue Drummer Tommy Lee to Appear on The Goldbergs

By Michele Amabile | February 8, 2020

Motley Crue fans will see a familiar face on this Wednesday night’s episode of the ABC show, The Goldbergs. Drummer Tommy Lee will make a special guest appearance on the show, which will also feature the Crue’s “Home Sweet Home” as the episode’s musical tribute. Lee will play “Professor Lee,” the head of the department at the college attended by…

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Huey Lewis Talks New Music, Hearing Loss, Broadway and Film

By Michele Amabile | February 4, 2020

Huey Lewis is defying the odds. Despite being diagnosed with a rare inner-ear disorder called Meniere’s Disease that causes his hearing to suddenly diminish, Lewis is pressing forward with a new record and a jukebox musical, “The Heart of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” eyeing a run on Broadway. The seven-song album, “Weather,” is due on Feb. 14. It is a heavy…

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Jon Bon Jovi’s Son is Heading to Syracuse

By Michele Amabile | February 3, 2020

Jon Bon Jovi’s son, Jake, has committed to attend Syracuse University in the fall, he announced today. “And they said it was impossible,” Jake wrote on Instagram, announcing he is joining the class of 2024. View this post on Instagram Congratulations to Jake Bongiovi for his acceptance to Syracuse University! @jakebongiovi #BonJovi #JakeBongiovi #SyracuseUniversity #DorotheaHurley #JonBonJovi A post shared by…

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Guns N’ Roses Announces MetLife Stadium Date

By Michele Amabile | February 3, 2020

Guns N’ Roses is hitting the road this summer for a massive global tour, with a stop at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ on July 18. The Guns N’ Roses 2020 Tour will steamroll through Philadelphia (July 8),  Toronto, Chicago, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Lisbon, London, Prague and so many more. GNR will be the first ever rock band to…

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Could Bruce Springsteen Day Become a Reality?

By Michele Amabile | January 31, 2020

A state assemblywoman is proposing a New Jersey holiday in honor of Bruce Springsteen. Valerie Vainieri Huttle, D-Bergen has drafted a proposal to make Springsteen’s birthday–Sept. 23–a holiday. In order to become official, it would need to be passed by the state Assembly and Senate, and then signed by Gov. Phil Murphy. Huttle –who was inspired to write the draft…

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Queen Icon Brian May Launches Sports Bra Collection

By Michele Amabile | January 31, 2020

Don’t stop him now! Just in time for Valentines Day, Queen guitarist Brian May is launching a sports bra collection for women. The bras–decorated with colored guitars–retail for $46 on his website. A separate leggings collection is sold out. “Highlighting Brian May’s consummate artistic talents, this active wear salutes the entire range of Brian May Guitars with a bright, bold…

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Billy Joel’s Motorcycle Damaged in Home Invasion

By Michele Amabile | January 30, 2020

What is wrong with people? Someone broke into Billy Joel’s house in Long Island and damaged some of his vintage motorcycles, Page Six reports. Police report that the incident happened sometime between Saturday afternoon and Monday morning. Damage also  included a busted glass door and vandalism in his private home office. Oddly, nothing was stolen. the break-in may have happened…

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