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Adam Lambert to Mentor ‘American Idol’ Top 8 on Queen-Themed Night

By Michele Amabile | April 19, 2019

Adam Lambert is returning to American Idol next Sunday (April 28) to mentor the Top 8 contestants as they perform Queen songs, Billboard reports. Lambert–who auditioned with Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ and later performed with the band during the Season 8 finale–is now fronting the iconic rock group touring as Queen + Adam Lambert. Queen + Adam Lambert Announce ABC Documentary…

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Mick Jagger Attends Rolling Stones Themed Ballet

By Michele Amabile | April 19, 2019

Mick Jagger is back in action! The Rolling Stones front man was on hand Thursday night (April 18) to support his girlfriend and first-time choreographer Melanie Hamrick at the opening of the Stones-themed ballet, “Porte Rouge.” “I hope you are going to enjoy this wonderful new ballet, and of course, the music,” he said in a pre-recorded message to the…

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Downtown Freehold Announces Free Summer Movie Series

By Michele Amabile | April 19, 2019

Summer is only two months away, and Freehold Township is getting ready for the season with the announcement of its free Wednesday night movie series, kicking off June 19. ‘Happy Days’ Star Coming to Downtown Freehold Jazz and Blues Festival Downtown Freehold’s Family Movie night will be a weekly series through August 21, according to its website. Families are encouraged…

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Mini-Pink Floyd Reunion–Roger Waters Joins Nick Mason at New York Gig (Video)

By Michele Amabile | April 19, 2019

It wasn’t a full Pink Floyd reunion, but fans at Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets show at the Beacon Theatre Thursday night (April 18) got a treat as Roger Waters took to the stage for  surprise appearance. Nick Mason On Pink Floyd Feud: “It’s Really Disappointing” Rogers joined the founding Pink Floyd drummer’s touring group–which includes members Gary Kemp of…

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Led Zeppelin Reveals Secrets of Debut Album (Video)

By Michele Amabile | April 18, 2019

Did you know Led Zeppelin were only together as a band for less than three weeks before they recorded their iconic debut record? These facts and other tasty tidbits were revealed in the first of a series of new videos posted by the band on its YouTube channel. It is all part of the group’s 50th Anniversary celebration! Among the…

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HBO Unveils Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Trailer (Video)

By Michele Amabile | April 18, 2019

Set your DVRs: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony special is set to air on HBO April 27. A new trailer released by the cable network offers a quip from Queen founder Brian May as he inducted Def Leppard into the Rock Hall. “What’s the secret of a successful rock group?,” he asks. “You have to keep…

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Steve Perry on Leaving Music: “I Needed to Stop” (Video)

By Michele Amabile | April 17, 2019

In a revealing talk with Dan Rather on The Big Interview Tuesday (April 16), former Journey front man Steve Perry compared rock star triumphs to a “jealous mistress.” “It’s a funny thing about success,” he said. “When you do get a chance to finally live that dream, at some point a little bit of the luster starts to wear off.”…

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Did Ozzy Osbourne Really Snort Ants Poolside? Ozzy Guitarist Says: “I Never Saw Ants”

By Michele Amabile | April 17, 2019

One of the most infamous stories told in Motley Crue’s book, The Dirt: Confessions of The World’s Most Notorious Rock Band, shines a spotlight on Ozzy Osbourne snorting a line of ants. While this tale makes great rock and roll folklore–and a memorable scene in the biopic, The Dirt— Osbourne guitarist Jake E. Lee is throwing cold water on the…

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For Your Emmy Consideration: Bruce Springsteen

By Michele Amabile | April 16, 2019

Bruce Springsteen is getting one step closer to winning an EMMY Award–and his place in history as at EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony Award) winner, Variety reports. His Broadway show, Springsteen on Broadway, first became available for streaming on Netflix in December, and today the streaming provider announced its “FYSee Experience” campaign, which will  take place at Raleigh Studios, from…

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Sing Us a Song, You’re The Garbage Man: Billy Joel Pitches In (video)

By Michele Amabile | April 16, 2019

The Piano Man transformed into the garbage man this Saturday (April 13) as Billy Joel rolled up his sleeves and pitched in to help crews with the spring beach cleanup in his native Long Island. Watch John Fogerty Join Billy Joel for a Madison Square Garden Jam (Video) One day after his Friday night residency at Madison Square Garden (with…

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