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Phil Collen Leaves Def Leppard Tour Due to ‘Emergency’

By Michele Amabile | May 26, 2018

Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen is taking a leave of absence from the band’s tour with Journey due to an issue at home, the group announced. “Our brother and bandmate Phil has unexpectedly returned home for a family emergency,”  Def Leppard wrote on its website. “With Phil’s blessing our friend, Steve Brown, will be joining us on stage until Phil…

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Watch Johnny Depp Pay Tribute to David Bowie

By Michele Amabile | May 25, 2018

The Hollywood Vampires–featuring Johnny Depp, Joe Perry and Alice Cooper–made an appearance at the Sands Casino in Bethlehem, Pa., this week, and the set included a special treat. Depp–known for his acting roles as Captain Jack Sparrow in the Pirates of the Caribbean films as well as Edward Scissorhands and the first Nightmare on Elm Street and 21 Jump Street-took…

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New Fleetwood Mac Themed Shop Opens in Chicago

By Michele Amabile | May 25, 2018

Heading to Chicago for vacation this year? Be sure to visit Rhiannon, the new Fleetwood Mac themed pop-up shop located at The Rookery. The bar features a tarot card reader, candles, a lot of lace, and a drink called the “Crystal Visions” made with Champagne, edible glitter, and color-changing rock sugar. Amy Teri, owner/partner of The Rookery, says, “The first concert I…

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Celebrate Steve Nicks’ Birthday This Saturday on AXS TV

By Michele Amabile | May 23, 2018

Stevie Nicks is turning 70 this Saturday (May 26), and AXS TV is celebrating the birthday girl with a full schedule of specials concentrating on her career with Fleetwood Mac as well as her solo work. The “Saturday Stack” of  your Nicks fix begins at 1 p.m.  with a screening of the Classic Albums documentary about the making of Fleetwood Mac’s landmark…

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Watch Steve Perry Surprise Contestant on ‘American Idol’

By Michele Amabile | May 21, 2018

Former Journey front man Steve Perry made a surprise appearance last night on the ABC reboot of American Idol to praise top three contestant Gabby Barrett on her performance of the classic Journey hit, “Don’t Stop Believin.’” Judge Katy Perry was speechless seeing him in the audience, deferring that the Journey icon “should be the one to give the critique.”…

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U2 Picks up Two Billboard Music Awards

By Michele Amabile | May 20, 2018

Congratulations to U2! The band already picked up an award for Top Touring Artist at the Billboard Music Awards. U2’s 2017 trek celebrating the 30th Anniversary of “The Joshua Tree” was announced ahead of the Sunday night NBC broadcast of the BBMAs earlier today (May 21). The band bested nominees Guns N’Roses, Coldplay, Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran. The band…

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Watch Sammy Hagar Take a Road Trip with Paul Rodgers and Todd Rundgren

By Michele Amabile | May 18, 2018

This Sunday night (May 20), Paul Rodgers from Bad Company and Todd Rundgren will both be the special guests on Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar. In two teaser clips released by AXS TV, Hagar introduces both artists as they perform on the 2018 Rock Legends cruise, including a performance of Rodgers rocking Bad Company’s “Rock and Roll…

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Which VIPs Came to See U2 in L.A.? 1071 The Boss Knows!

By Michele Amabile | May 17, 2018

If you’re a celebrity, it’s good to be a U2 fan. The VIP area at U2’s show is Los Angeles was packed with stars, according to a 107.1 The Boss source. Who was enjoying the scenery and free food and drinks? Check out this list: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Jon Lovitz, Sean Penn, Mark Wahlberg, Brad Wilk, Tom Morello, Juliette Lewis, Chad Smith,…

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Sir Elton John Royal Wedding Bound as Vegas Residency Wraps

By Michele Amabile | May 17, 2018

Elton John is reportedly attending the Royal Wedding this weekend. No word on if he is performing–or taking his red piano with him. Elton and his piano are playing the very last show tonight (May 17) in Las Vegas before embarking on his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour this September. Elton and his “Million Dollar Piano” residency has entertained audiences…

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Class of 2018: David Bowie’s Daughter Graduates High School

By Michele Amabile | May 16, 2018

It’s official: David Bowie‘s daughter, Alexandria “Lexi” Jones, is now a high school graduate! Lexi’s mom, supermodel Iman, made the happy announcement on her Instagram account, writing, “We’re so thrilled that Lexi is officially a high school graduate!!!…Proud Mama! #LexiLove” Lexi also took to Instagram to celebrate with her classmates, writing, “Never thought I’d be ever be graduating but the day has come and I’m…

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