Posts by Michele Amabile

Hungry? Have Some Chicken Soup with Bon Jovi

How does Bon Jovi keep healthy on the road? Chicken Soup for the soul. In a new segment released by the band, Jon Bon Jovi explains that while his own father made a big pot of sauce for the boys to take out on the road, drummer Tico Torres’ grandmother and mother were “the chicken soup people.”…

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas from The NEW 107.1 The Boss

Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday (June 17), and if you still don’t know what to get your cool rocking Daddy, the New 1071 The Boss has a few ideas! For the Led Zeppelin fan: You have to wait until October to purchase Dad the 368-page photo book (that’s a holiday purchase), but in…

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Slash Moving On From Marriage

Nothing lasts forever, as the  song goes, and guitarist Slash says he wants to “move on with his life” after he closes the chapter on his costly divorce. According to court documents, Slash is going to pay his soon-to-be ex-wife Perla Ferrar $100,000 per month in spousal support until death or remarriage.  The Guns N’ Roses…

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Chicago Cubs Fans Gifted With Eddie Vedder Bonus

Chicago Cubs fans buying tickets for the team’s July 6th game at Wrigley Field against the Cincinnati Reds will get a musical treat with in their  seats: a seven-inch vinyl single from Pearl Jam front man Eddie Vedder. Released through Jack White‘s Third Man Records, the A-Side of the single will feature “All the Way,” which the  Illinois native…

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Lenny Kravitz Drops New Song Ahead of Album Release

Lenny Kravitz has dropped a second video featuring a special appearance by Michael Jackson. The song is  from his forthcoming record, Raising Vibration, due Sept. 7. The video for the track– “Low”– features assorted Super 8 home videos of late-’60s and early-’70s urban life on the street and at apartment family parties. Jackson’s voice was…

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Ringo Starr Announces New Photography Book

Ringo Starr announced plans  a new book of photography at a press conference yesterday (June 6)  in Paris, where he and his All Starr Band’s launched their first European tour in seven years. The former Beatle will publish a new coffee-table book called Another Day in the Life, this fall. The book previously unseen snapshots captured by Ringo, including pitchy…

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Happy 40th Anniversary to The Cars

Today (June 6) marks the 4oth anniversary of The Cars self-titled debut album . Released on June 6, 1978 on Elektra Records, the album featured the three charting singles “Just What I Needed,” “My Best Friend’s Girl,” and “Good Times Roll,” as well as several album-oriented rock radio hits. The record was a major success for the band, remaining on the charts…

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Bruce Springsteen to Perform at The Tony Awards

It’s official! Bruce Springsteen will perform this Sunday (June 10) at the American Theatre Wing’s 72nd Annual Tony Awards®,  live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. In addition to his performance, Springsteen will receive a Special Tony Award for his ongoing engagement Springsteen on Broadway, a once-in-a-lifetime theatre going experience for the Broadway…

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Billy Joel Tapped as Presenter at Tony Awards

Billy Joel will be one of the presenters at this Sunday night’s June 10 Tony Awards telecast, it was announced today. Joel–who won the Tony for Best Orchestrations for Movin’ Out, the hit Broadway musical based on his songs, in 2003-joins a list of presenters that includes Robert De Niro, Katharine McPhee, Jim Parsons, Patti LuPone, Kerry Washington, Jeff Daniels, Amy Schumer, Tina Fey, Mikhail Baryshnikov and Christine…

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