Michele Amabile

Billy Joel eCards Available for Mother’s Day

By Michele Amabile | May 7, 2018

If you’re 21 and still your mother makes your bed, she deserves a nice Mother’s Day token of appreciation. What better way to say “I love you,” than with a special Billy Joel eCard? Joel’s label, Sony Music, has created the perfect Mother’s Day greeting card through a newly created website, www.alwaysloveyou.com. Fans have several options of designs, sizes, colors,…

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Queen+Adam Lambert Announce Las Vegas Residency

By Michele Amabile | May 7, 2018

Queen+ Adam Lambert are heading to Las Vegas! Lambert made a stop on Live with Kelly & Ryan today (May 7)  to announce that the group will be doing a limited-engagement Vegas residency this September. The residency at the Park Theater at Park MGM, called The Crown Jewels, will be the first time the group will stay in one place for a total of…

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New Jersey Band Williams Honor to Open for Bon Jovi at Madison Square Garden

By Michele Amabile | May 7, 2018

This Wednesday (May 9), Bon Jovi will play the first show of a two-night stand at Madison Square Garden, and fans with tickets to the show will see two very familiar faces opening for the band-New Jersey’s very own Williams Honor. Williams Honor –singer Reagan Richards and producer/multi-instrumentalist Gordon Brown–joined The New 107.1 The Boss on the New Jersey Hall…

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Debbie Harry Gets Inducted into the NJ Hall of Fame: “I Love Throwing My Clothes Off”

By Michele Amabile | May 7, 2018

Debbie Harry of Blondie was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame at The Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park Sunday night (May 6) as part of the New Jersey Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017. Other inductees included Gloria Gaynor, The Four Seasons, and more. Whoopi Goldberg hosted. Joe Piscopo, Mariano Rivera, John Roberts, Mark Ballas and Tommy James were on…

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Steven Van Zandt Talks to The New 107.1 The Boss at the New Jersey Hall of Fame

By Michele Amabile | May 7, 2018

Legendary E Street Band member Steve Van Zandt was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame at The Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park Sunday night (May 6), and had s special guest as presenter: Bruce Springsteen. Springsteen was a surprise addition to an evening honoring the Class of 2017, which included Blondie’s Debby Harry, Gloria Gaynor, The Four Seasons,…

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Joe Walsh Fans Create Petition for Rock and Roll HOF Induction

By Michele Amabile | May 6, 2018

Just one day after HBO has aired the 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony featuring inductees Bon Jovi, The Cars, The Moody Blues, Dire Straits, Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Nina Simone, a group of fans have mobilized to push the Hall into recognizing an artist they feel deserves to be in the 2019 class: Joe Walsh. A petiton–which…

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Sir Paul McCartney Honored by Queen Elizabeth II

By Michele Amabile | May 4, 2018

Sir Paul McCartney has picked up another honor from the Queen. Today, he was made a “Companion of Honor” by Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of his musical accomplishments. The former Beatle released a statement “I see this as a huge honor for me and my family and I think of how proud my Liverpool mum and dad would have…

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HBO to Air Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Saturday (Video)

By Michele Amabile | May 4, 2018

This Saturday night (May 5) HBO will premiere its special for the 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, featuring concert highlights from all six inductees. To recap: Bon Jovi, The Moody Blues, The Cars, Dire Straits, the late Nina Simone and the late Sister Rosetta Tharpe were honored at the event, which took place April 14 at Cleveland’s Public Auditorium. “Thank you for making…

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She Used to Be Mine: Ric Ocasek and Paulina Porizkova Announce Split

By Michele Amabile | May 3, 2018

The Cars’ frontman Ric Ocasek and his wife, supermodel Paulina Porizkova, have announced that after 28 years of marriage, they are calling it quits. On Wednesday, Porizkova, 53, shared the sad news on Instagram, explaining they had been “peacefully separated for the past year.” “Our family always has been — and still is — a well-built car,” Porizkova wrote in an Instagram post. “When the four…

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Guns N’Roses Box Set Coming in June

By Michele Amabile | May 3, 2018

The wait is over for the answer to the elusive Guns N’ Roses mystery–just what is up with that countdown clock? Guns N’ Roses will be releasing a massive Appetite for Destruction box set on June 29. An unboxing video detailing the collection was prematurely released via the Guns N’ Roses YouTube channel. The clock created a great deal of speculation that the…

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