Michele Amabile

Glenn Frey Not Worth Millions, says Doctor

By Michele Amabile | January 11, 2019

Glenn Frey would have earned $12 million had a doctor not misdiagnosed his ailments, according to a lawsuit filed by Frey’s widow, Cyndi. Frey is suing  gastroenterologist Dr. Steven Itzkowitz, claiming he was negligent in treating the Eagles founder’s ulcerative colitis in 2015. The doctor is contesting it, saying she has not provided financial records proving he would have earned that…

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Paul McCartney Gets Animated in Big Screen Debut of ‘Bruce McMouse’

By Michele Amabile | January 11, 2019

A previously unseen Paul McCartney film will finally be available to view on the big screen this month. The Bruce McMouse Show–which tells the story of how Paul McCartney and Wings “came to meet the inimitable impresario Bruce McMouse”–will debut in theaters on Jan. 21 (Martin Luther King Day). The show is set to screen at the IFC Center in NYC…

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The Who Will Tour in the U.S. This Year, Manager Confirms

By Michele Amabile | January 10, 2019

It looks like The Who is going to tour in 2019 after all. The band is preparing to record a new album, and is gearing up for dates in the United States as well as the U.K., the band’s manager confirmed today (Jan. 10) in a BBC interview. “We’re gonna do an album… Pete [Townshend]’s written some really great songs,”…

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to host ‘Rush Fan Day’ With Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson

By Michele Amabile | January 10, 2019

Rush members Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson will be on hand to meet and greet with fans at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland Jan. 19 for “Rush Fan Day.” Lee will be signing copies of his new book, Big Beautiful Book Of Bass, and will be showcasing various basses from his personal collection in a new Hall…

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Steven Tyler Announces Aerosmith to Perform at his Grammy Party

By Michele Amabile | January 10, 2019

Steven Tyler is once again hosting his Grammy Viewing Party, and the house band he has hired is pretty cool. Tyler confirmed that Aerosmith will provide the entertainment at his Feb. 10 party, set to take place at  at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood, with former Glee star, Jane Lynch. Last year’s event raised $2.4 million. In addition to the live festivities, the…

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David Bowie Vinyl Box Set Announced; Iman Pays Tribute

By Michele Amabile | January 9, 2019

Tomorrow (Jan. 10) marks three years to the day we lost David Bowie, two days after what would have been his 72nd birthday. Bowie’s memory will be celebrated this spring with the release of a new box set–Spying Through a Keyhole (Demos and Unreleased Songs)–of seven-inch vinyl discs featuring nine rare early demos. home demo recordings that Bowie made solo,…

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Lindsey Buckingham Doesn’t ‘Miss’ Being in Fleetwood Mac

By Michele Amabile | January 8, 2019

Lindsey Buckingham isn’t pulling any punches when fans ask him his thoughts on his acrimonious split from Fleetwood Mac. Buckingham has been quite active on Twitter, and when a fan asked him if he missed being in the band, he didn’t hold back. “I can’t say that I ‘miss’ being in Fleetwood Mac, as I’ve been concentrating on fulfilling my…

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Roger Daltrey Lukewarm on The Who Performing at Woodstock Anniversary Concert

By Michele Amabile | January 8, 2019

There is much talk about the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock this summer, but Roger Daltrey is not interested in going back to the garden with The Who for an encore. “August in America is too hot for me to work anymore,” Daltrey tells Billboard.  “You can’t redo Woodstock because the stars of Woodstock were the audience…Nobody’s approached us about it,…

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Watch The Queen’s Royal Guards Perform ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ in Celebration of Queen Win (Video)

By Michele Amabile | January 8, 2019

Queen Elizabeth has great taste in music–the royal is a Queen fan! Shortly after it was announced that Rami Malek won Best Actor and “Bohemian Rhapsody” won Best Picture, the Queen’s Royal Guards busted out the iconic song in the courtyard outside Buckingham Palace! The Queen got a big thumb’s up on social media, as one Twitter user wrote: “Buckingham…

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U2 Reissue of ‘No Line on the Horizon’ Due in February

By Michele Amabile | January 7, 2019

It may be hard to believe, but it’s been ten years since U2 released the album, No Line on the Horizon. In honor of the anniversary of the record’s release, the band will commemorate the event with a two-LP 180-gram black vinyl re-issue of the disc. The band will also issue a limited-edition ultra-clear-vinyl package. Both releases will feature fully remastered…

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