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Rolling Stones Announce Meet and Greet Packages—But At What Cost?

By Michele Amabile | March 25, 2019

Good news Rolling Stones fans: you can finally meet the band backstage on their ‘No Filter’ tour. Now the bad news: it will cost you $17,500. But if that’s what you need, here are the details: IfOnly.com is offering a special VIP package to those willing to part with some of their mortgage payments. It includes:  pre-show reception and a…

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Damn, David Bowie: Vans Announces New Sneaker Line (Video)

By Michele Amabile | March 25, 2019

Vans is upping their footwear game with the roll-out of another rock-themed sneaker for David Bowie fans. The Vans x Bowie collection will include four different shoes with designs taken from various albums by the late British rocker and fashion icon, reports Footwear.com. There will be four different album designs represented, including the super-cool cover of Bowie’s 1974 album, Diamond…

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Downtown Freehold Announces ‘Thursday’s Rock!’ Summer Concert Series Schedule

By Michele Amabile | March 25, 2019

The days are finally getting longer, and the weather is starting to warm up which means it’s time for outdoor concerts in Downtown Freehold. The free Thursday night  “Thursday’s Rock!” summer concerts in June, July and August kicks off June 6 with the Moroccan Sheepherders.  Other acts featured this summer, the Bruce Springsteen tribute The Springsteen Experience, The Eddie Testa…

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Seaside 911: Seaside Heights Fire and First Aid Squads to Appear on NBC Show

By Michele Amabile | March 25, 2019

Seaside is about to make a return to television, but not with the Jersey Shore cast on MTV. The Seaside Heights Fire Department and Tri-Boro First Aid squad were filmed last week for a developing NBC Pilot, according to local newspaper Lavalette/Seaside Shorebeat. The town council was paid $20,000 on behalf of its fire department for their work in assisting…

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Steve Perry Premieres New Video for ‘We’re Still Here’ (Video)

By Michele Amabile | March 23, 2019

Steve Perry premiered his new video for “We’re Still Here” on Friday (March 22), and marked the occasion with a special Q and A session for fans on Facebook. In the clip, his first official promotional video for the album, Traces, the former Journey front man is behind the wheel of a Chevy Chevelle, driving round the streets of Hollywood…

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Watch John Fogerty Join Billy Joel for a Madison Square Garden Jam (Video)

By Michele Amabile | March 23, 2019

Billy Joel continued his historic run of shows at Madison Square Garden Thursday night (March 21) with a surprise special guest in the house: Creedence Clearwater Revival icon John Fogerty, Fogerty–who was just announced as part of the lineup of Woodstock 50–joined The Piano man for a pair of CCR classics: “Up Around the Bend” and “Fortunate Son.” Fogerty is…

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Pete Townshend Shares Details of New Who Album; May Include Rapper (Video)

By Michele Amabile | March 22, 2019

What does homelessness, the Me Too movement, and the fishing industry have in common? Give up? They are all the subjects of songs included on the forthcoming Who album. Who guitarist Pete Townshend said in a U.K. interview that the album is “two-thirds” complete. Additionally, the band is looking for guest vocalists and perhaps a “female vocalist” or “rapper” to…

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‘Happy Days’ Star Coming to Downtown Freehold Jazz and Blues Festival

By Michele Amabile | March 22, 2019

Ralph Malph is coming to Freehold! Donny Most, famed for playing the beloved character on the hit show, Happy Days, will be the headline act at the Third Annual County Seat Jazz and Blues Festival in Downtown Freehold May 5. Most will perform with his Mostly Swing Orchestra at 4:15 p.m. The street festival will take place on West Main…

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Motley Crue Bassist Nikki Sixx Throws Support to the “Me Too” Movement

By Michele Amabile | March 21, 2019

The stories of Motley Crue and groupies –heavily detailed in the book, The Dirt–is legendary, but bassist Nikki Sixx says that despite all of that, he is a supporter of the #MeToo movement. In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Sixx says that he stands “100 percent” behind the movement. “I think we’re in a very great time for equality…

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Paul Stanley Takes KISS Fans Backstage in New Book

By Michele Amabile | March 21, 2019
Paul Stanley

Are you ready to go backstage with Paul Stanley of KISS? Stanley’s new book, Backstage Pass, will publish on April 30, but you can pre-order it now. The Star Child’s latest book, the follow-up to his page-turning memoir Face The Music, delves deeper into the world of rock and roll, with more stories from the road. As an added bonus,…

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