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Ozzy Osbourne in Hospital Battling the Flu, Sharon reports

By Michele Amabile | February 6, 2019

Ozzy Osbourne is remaining under a doctor’s care at Keck Hospital of University of Southern California, as he battles a bad case of the flu, Sharon Osbourne shared in an update. “Doctors feel this is the best way to get him on a quicker road to recovery,” he shared, noting that she has brought Ozzy some belongings. Son, Jack, also…

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Aerosmith Gets a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

By Michele Amabile | February 6, 2019

Aerosmith is going to “Walk This Way” down the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Valentine’s Day. The band is next in line to get a star. The group will be honored in front of the Musicians Institute, at 6752 Hollywood Blvd at 11:30 a.m. PST. They will be the 2,567th addition to the famed Hollywood destination. Speaking to Variety, bass…

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Dee Snider to NFL: Next Year Make Halftime Metal

By Michele Amabile | February 6, 2019

Twisted Sister front man Dee Snider is challenging the National Football League to step up its halftime game in 2020, naming a list of bands that would fit the bill in a Twitter Smackdown. On Snider’s wishlist besides his own band: Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, and Ozzy Osbourne, to name a few. “Hey @NFL! Your go-to songs at EVERY game…

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Joe Walsh Lists Ranch Home for $2.9 Million

By Michele Amabile | February 6, 2019

Joe Walsh has a mansion. He’s never been there. They tell him it’s nice. But now you can own The Eagles guitarist’s 5,365 square foot ranch home for a mere $2.87 milli0n, according to a listing posted by the Los Angeles Times. With six bedrooms and bathrooms, the ranch  is described as a “lovely single level ranch property, [which] offers…

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Aldi Announces Def Leppard, GNR, and ’80s Cheeses

By Michele Amabile | February 5, 2019

If you are planning the snacks for your Grammy Awards party this Sunday, make sure you stop by ALDI and pick up some rocking themed cheese, according to Delish.com. Launching this Wednesday (Feb. 6), Aldi is launching a new line of cheese named for ’80s bands. For those of us rooting for the rock category at the 61st Annual Grammy…

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Ted Bundy Movie Starring Metallica’s James Hetfield Coming to Netflix (Video)

By Michele Amabile | February 5, 2019

Say your prayers: Netflix has officially acquired the rights to stream Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, the new movie about Ted Bundy starring Zac Efron and featuring Metallica’s James Hetfield in his acting debut. In the film,  Hetfield portays  the Utah highway patrolman who first arrested Bundy in 1975. Hetfield shares scenes with Haley Joel Osment, who plays an officer. The film…

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Pete Townshend Takes Fans Inside Record Making Process with New Video Blog (Videos)

By Michele Amabile | February 5, 2019

Who guitarist Pete Townshend has been documenting the recording of the band’s forthcoming album in a video blog that’s he posting on YouTube and TheWho.com. Three clips have been posted so far, with the first one capturing all of the action of Pete in the studio on his first day in London, minus singer Roger Daltrey. “{Roger is] not with us on this first day, which…

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New Jersey Hall of Fame Gets its Own Category on Upcoming Jeopardy! Episode

By Michele Amabile | February 5, 2019

CLUE: This Garden State institution is to be featured as a category on the Feb. 8 episode of a venerable TV quiz show CORRECT RESPONSE: What is the New Jersey Hall of Fame? If that seems like a Jeopardy! question, that is because the New Jersey Hall of Fame is going to get its own category 7 p.m. Friday night…

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Announces NJ Tour Date

By Michele Amabile | February 4, 2019

Lynyrd Skynyrd are adding more dates for the “Last of the Street Survivors” Farewell tour–and it includes a stop in the Garden State. Skynyrd will appear at the BB&T Center in Camden August 30, according to an announcement made by the band today (Feb. 4). That date includes opener Hank Williams Jr. The tour is named after the Lynyrd Skynyrd…

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Ann Wilson to Appear at Women’s Day Awards

By Michele Amabile | February 4, 2019

While Heart fans are still patiently waiting for Ann and Nancy Wilson to announce a tour (we can dream, can’t we?’), there is at least one event that will feature a Wilson in concert. Ann Wilson is set to headline Women’s Day magazine’s 16th annual Red Dress Awards   on Tuesday, February 12, at Frederick P. Rose Hall at Lincoln Center in…

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