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Steve Perry Obtains Restraining Order Preventing Release Of Unreleased Demos

By Michele Amabile | November 20, 2018

Steve Perry has been awarded a restraining order against a musician who has possession of low quality demos produced in 1991, according to The Blast. The temporary order will prevent musician Phil Brown from releasing tracks recorded on an 8-track recorder. A judge also stated that Perry’s name and likeness cannot be used to release a CD of the music.…

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The Rolling Stones Announce New Jersey Tour Date

By Michele Amabile | November 19, 2018

It’s official! After weeks of speculation, The Rolling Stones have announced the U.S. dates for the band’s “No Filter” tour. The tour will land June 13, 2019 at MetLife Stadium, the group announced today (Nov. 19). The 13-show tour kicks off April 20th at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida and wrap up June 21st at Soldier Field in…

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The Smithereens; Patti Smith Nominated for NJ Hall of Fame

By Michele Amabile | November 16, 2018

The nominations for the New Jersey Hall of Fame are in, and The Smithereens are in the running for the Performing Arts Category, Class of 2018. The Smithereens were formed in 1980 by Jim Babjak, Dennis Diken, Mike Mesaros, and the late Pat DiNizio, who passed away in 2017. The band is among 50 other nominees eligible for the honor.…

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Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation Partners with Red Bank Warming Center

By Michele Amabile | November 16, 2018

Yesterday’s snowstorm wrecked havoc along the East Coast, and Jon Bon Jovi arrived just in time to offer hope to those that needed it at the shore. Bon Jovi was on hand  for the Nov. 16 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Hope & Comfort Warming Center at Pilgrim Baptist Church in Red Bank. The Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation partnered…

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Bono Set to Appear on Jimmy Kimmel

By Michele Amabile | November 16, 2018

Bono may have announced that U2 is going to be “going away for  a while” after the final date of their world tour this past week, but that doesn’t mean he is going to go off radar completely. Bono is set to appear this Monday (Nov. 19) on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! for the show’s fourth annual (RED) benefit episode. The show will air…

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The Rolling Stones Appear Closer to Announcing That North American Tour (Video)

By Michele Amabile | November 16, 2018

Are we getting closer to a North American tour announcement from The Rolling Stones? The band tweeted a new video hinting at just that, set to the song “Paint it Black.” Check out how the Stones logo rises like the sun for The Statue of Liberty. Coming to America? We think so! 👄 pic.twitter.com/fDeWOYpY46 — The Rolling Stones (@RollingStones) November…

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Billy Idol is now a US Citizen (See photos)

By Michele Amabile | November 16, 2018

Congratulations to Billy Idol, who became a naturalized U.S. citizen on Thursday (Nov. 15). Idol, 62,  took the Naturalization Oath of Allegiance in Los Angeles. “It’s a nice day for a naturalization ceremony,” the USCIS wrote in a funny tweet. “Congratulations on Billy Idol on becoming a #newUScitizen today in Los Angeles, CA.” Idol was born in the United Kingdom as William…

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Watch Elton John in Touching New Christmas Holiday Commercial (Video)

By Michele Amabile | November 15, 2018

With the holiday season just one week away, John Lewis & Partners, the British department store, is getting ready to tug at our heartstrings with a new commercial starring Elton John. The theme of the commercial —“Some gifts are more than just a gift”–is perfectly matched to Elton’s own life journey as he sings the song, “Your Song.” The clip…

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Tom Petty Greatest Hits Collection Gets 2019 Release Date (Listen)

By Michele Amabile | November 14, 2018

A new career-spanning Tom Petty greatest hits collection, titled The Best of Everything, will arrive on Feb. 1. The 38-song set spans 1976-2016, and will feature selections not only from Petty’s solo work, but also from his time with The Heartbreakers and Mudcrutch.  The record includes two previously unreleased tracks, including the collection’s lead single—an alternate version of the title track which…

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Sylvester Stallone and Benicio Del Toro Hang Out at ‘Springsteen on Broadway’

By Michele Amabile | November 14, 2018

Sylvester Stallone will be back on the big screen with the movie, Creed 2, this Thanksgiving, and he celebrated a little early with Bruce Springsteen Tuesday night following a performance of Springsteen on Broadway. Stallone–who is currently filming a new installment of the Rambo series–went backstage along with Benicio Del Toro to share a handshake and a laugh. “My Family…

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