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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U2 Kicks Off Tour in Oklahoma–Look at the Set List

By Michele Amabile | May 3, 2018

U2‘s eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour 2018 kicked off last night in Tulsa, Oklahoma,  and the setlist was packed with newer material, songs from the ’90s and a surprise older song from “Boy.” The show is divided into two acts, with an intermission, according to the fan website, U2gigs. The lavish production includes a “barricage,” which allows the members to walk across the…

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Bono and The Edge to Take Over Ellen

By Michele Amabile | May 2, 2018

Daytime television is going to get a lot cooler when U2 legends Bono and Edge visits “The Ellen Degeneres” show  for May sweeps. In their first in-studio appearance after fifteen seasons of the show, U2’s Bono and The Edge will perform and sit down with Ellen to discuss their “U2 Experience + Innocence” tour, reports Variety. The exclusive interview is set to…

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Steven Tyler and Joe Perry Nominated for a Tony Award

By Michele Amabile | May 1, 2018

Bruce Springsteen isn’t the only rocker making an appearance at the Tony Awards! Aerosmith‘s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry are nominated for their work on the soundtrack for SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical. The dynamic duo–along with The Flaming Lips and Panic! At the Disco–are up for the Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre award. Tyler and Perry composed a track titled “Bikini…

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Bruce Springsteen Earns a Special Tony Award for ‘Springsteen on Broadway’

By Michele Amabile | May 1, 2018

Bruce Springsteen is getting closer to his EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) sweep, as his Broadway show, “Springsteen on Broadway,” earned a nod today (May 1). The Tony Awards will honor the Freehold native in June for his “once-in-a-life” production of Springsteen on Broadway. In a live-streamed ceremony on Tuesday announcing this year’s nominations, Hamilton star Leslie Odom Jr. called Springsteen on Broadway a…

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Watch 68-Year-Old Jenny Darren Rock AC/DC on ‘Britain’s Got Talent”

By Michele Amabile | April 29, 2018

Britains’s Got Talent judge Simon Cowell was wowed by 68-year old Cotswold resident Jenny Darren, who unexpectedly swapped Grandmotherly sweater for rock and roll leather and a potent version of AC/DC’s Highway To Hell. Cowell was expecting a performance as exciting as knitting, but instead got hit with a dose of adrenaline he described as “bloody fantastic.” Darren—who got four enthusiastic…

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Little Steven Drops Surprise Live Album Ahead of Tour

By Michele Amabile | April 27, 2018

Little Steven Van Zandt and his Disciples of Soul are  kicking off their tour Jersey style with a show this Sunday (April 29) at The State Theatre in New Brunswick, and they are marking the occasion with a big treat for fans! Today, the band dropped a surprise album– SOULFIRE LIVE! — a 24-track live project recorded last year chronicling Steven’s first solo tour in…

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