Jackson Browne on COVID-19 Diagnosis–“My Symptoms Are Pretty Mild”

By Michele Amabile | March 25, 2020

Jackson Browne may have tested positive for COVID-19, but fans can relax–his symptoms are mild. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Browne, 71, revealed that he had a temperature and a small cough, but he feels fine, chalking it up to a strong immune system. “My symptoms are really pretty mild, so I don’t require any kind of medication and…

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Sammy Hagar Announces Season 5 of Rock and Roll Road Trip

By Michele Amabile | March 25, 2020

Sammy Hagar will be hitting the road again–on television! Sammy’s AXS TV Show–“Sammy Hagar’s Rock and Roll Road Trip” returns to your TV screens on April 19, and his guests include  Def Leppard, Joe Walsh, Queen‘s Brian May, Ted Nugent, Matchbox Twenty‘s Rob Thomas and Extreme, whose frontman, Gary Cherone, replaced Hagar in Van Halen in 1996. The premiere finds the Red Rocker in Las Vegas checking out Def Lep’s residency…

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Peter Frampton Takes on Coronavirus: Do You Wash Like We Do?

By Michele Amabile | March 24, 2020

Peter Frampton is encouraging fans to wash his hands like he does in an effort to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. In a new video posted to Instagram, Frampton tackles the sink with his hit, “Do You Feel Like We Do?” As he washes his forearms and hands, a 14-minute clock counts down. As he finishes up and proceeds to pick…

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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Announces New Induction Ceremony Date

By Michele Amabile | March 24, 2020

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has announced a new date for its 2020 induction ceremony. The ceremony will now take place Nov. 7, according to organizers. This year’s Rock Hall inductees include Nine Inch Nails, The Doobie Brothers, T. Rex, Depeche Mode, the late Whitney Houston, and the late rapper The Notorious B.I.G.  Bruce Springsteen manager Jon Laundau is also set to be inducted. The…

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The Count Basie Center for the Arts Asks Community to Showcase Talents

By Megan O'Shea | March 23, 2020

The Count Basie Center for the Arts is determined to continue to inspire, educate, and entertain during this time. ARTS MADNESS is an online tournament and talent show, showcasing videos from performers ages 10 and above. Click the button below to cast your vote for your favorite video today in this bracket style tournament!

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Gets Creative With Social Distancing

By Michele Amabile | March 23, 2020

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett is making the best of the coronavirus situation by staying at home and working on new music. “Things are most definitely not business-as-usual, but I’m good, staying safe, working on riffs,” Hammett writes in an Instagram post. “Hope you are all okay out there as well.” Unfortunately, he only shared a black and white photo without audio. Metallica’s South…

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Bon Jovi Member David Bryan Positive for Corona Virus

By Michele Amabile | March 21, 2020

Bon Jovi  founding member and keyboardist David Bryan has tested positive for coronavirus, he revealed on Instagram. “I just got my results back today and tested positive for corona virus,” wrote the Tony Award winner. “I’ve been sick for a week and feeling better each day.” Bryan–who recently celebrated the opening of his new musical, “Diana,” on Broadway–has been in…

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Asbury Park Music + Film Festival Postponed Due to Coronavirus Concerns

By Michele Amabile | March 20, 2020

Due to COVID-19 concerns, The Asbury Music + Film Festival, which was originally set for April 23-April 26–will be postponed, according to Festival organizers. The festival–which was scheduled to take place in Asbury Park venues and featured appearances by Melissa Etheridge and Sopranos creator David Chase–will be moved to a future date. “The Asbury Park Music + Film Festival’s unwavering…

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Jon Bon Jovi Pitches in at JBJ Soul Kitchen in Red Bank due to Covi-19 Crisis

By Michele Amabile | March 20, 2020

Jon Bon Jovi did his part to help during the coronavirus crisis as he rolled up his sleeves and pitched in washing pots and pans at the JBJ Soul Kitchen in  Red Bank this week. “If you can’t do what you do, do what you can,” read the caption on a picture shared on Instagram. Currently, the restaurant –and the…

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Queen Guitarist Brian May Announces Livestream Concerts: Could Adam Lambert Be Next?

By Michele Amabile | March 19, 2020

Covid-19 Won’t Stop Him Now: Queen guitarist Dr. Brian May is conducting a living room live-stream series entertaining fans looking to rock during the cornavirus crisis. “This is my contribution to the Common Good tonight. A raw cheer-up outburst. Living Room Rock!” he writes. “Is this the future? To all you folks out there feeling as disorientated as I do…

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