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Elton John Celebrates Christmas With Holiday Release

By Michele Amabile | December 10, 2018

Elton John is giving fans a little holiday cheer with the release of a digital holiday EP featuring his original version of “Step into Christmas.” The audio track from the television performance from his December 22, 1973, appearance on the Gilbert O’Sullivan: Welcome to My Show variety program. The s how  was broadcast on the U.K.’s ITV network., and the 1973 single’s…

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Lindsey Buckingham Settles Fleetwood Mac Lawsuit

By Michele Amabile | December 10, 2018

Lindsey Buckingham’s lawsuit against Fleetwood Mac has been settled, he revealed in a recent interview on CBS This Morning. “We’ve all signed off on something,” he said. “I’m happy enough with it.” However, he still is throwing a few verbal daggers at Stevie Nicks, who he feels she had something to do with him being kicked out of the band.…

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John Fogerty Honored at Museum Gala

By Michele Amabile | December 7, 2018

John Fogerty was honored Wednesday night (Dec. 4) at the Seattle Museum of Culture. The former Creedence Clearwater Revival front man was the recipient of the 12th annual Founders Award recognizing artists who have made outstanding contributions to popular music. “I am humbled and honored that MoPoP chose me as the recipient of the 2018 Founders Award,” the 73-year-old Rock…

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‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Earns Golden Globe Nominations for Best Picture and Actor

By Michele Amabile | December 6, 2018

Congratulations to Rami Malek and the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody for picking up Golden Globe nominations in two major categories! Bohemian Rhapsody is nominated in the top spot for Best Motion Picture – Drama. Malek is up for Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama. Bohemian Rhapsody’s competition for the top honor is Black Panther, BlackKklansman, If Beale Street Could Talk and…

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Flea Announces Partnership with Fender

By Michele Amabile | December 5, 2018

Flea is getting his own signature guitar. The Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist is teaming up with Fender to co-design the Flea Signature Active Jazz Bass. The guitar is available in two colors- Inca silver or shell pink and are built with a custom pickup and active preamp “designed to capture Flea’s hyperkinetic energy both on and off stage.” “It’s…

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Motley Crue Movie Gets Release Date

By Michele Amabile | December 4, 2018

The Motley Crue movie is getting closer to being a reality, as singer Vince Neil revealed an actual release date via Twitter. The film adaptation of Motley Crue‘s biography, The Dirt: Confessions Of The World’s Most Notorious Rock Band, will be released by Netflix on March 22nd, he revealed the news in a tweet on Sunday (December 2nd). “Wow!!! Just left Netflix offices.…

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Kansas Announces Two Shows at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

By Michele Amabile | December 3, 2018

*This content is sponsored in part by Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. Kansas is hitting the road in 2019 for more dates on their “Point of Know Return” tour, which includes two dates at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City. Kansas will appear at Sound Waves May 31 and June 1st, the Hard Rock announced today…

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Queen + Adam Lambert Announce New York City Tour Date

By Michele Amabile | December 3, 2018

Hot on the heels of  the release of Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen + Adam Lambert has announced a North American tour for 2019, including a stop at Madison Square Garden on Aug. 6. The tour–which will kick off July 10 at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver–is appropriately named the Rhapsody tour, and will include a whole new stage and light show…

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Bruce Springsteen Hints at 2019 Tour

By Michele Amabile | December 2, 2018

Bruce Springsteen is set to wrap up his long-running show, Springsteen on Broadway, Dec. 15, but in a new interview in today’s Sunday Times UK, he hinted at a return to the road in 2019. Springsteen says he may be getting ready to get “back to my day job,” and finally release the solo record he has been recording for…

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Holiday Gift Idea: Jon and Jesse Bon Jovi’s Hampton Water Wine

By Michele Amabile | November 30, 2018

Are you planning on buying that special someone a bottle of wine for Christmas? Might we suggest a fine Rose’ wine–as in Hampton Water, the new wine created by Jon Bon Jovi and his son, Jesse. Hampton Water’s Rose’ wine was recently ranked 83rd out of 100 wines in the magazine, Wine Spectator. You can pair that wine with a…

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