Julian Lennon to Release ‘Imagine’ Cover as an NFT

Julian Lennon is planning to release a special audio visual NFT focusing on his special performance of “Imagine,” which he recorded to raise awareness as part of Global Citizen’s Stand Up for Ukraine. The NFT will be available for purchase this Friday (May 20). The audio of the song-which Julian sang accompanied by Extreme‘s Nuno Bettencourt on…

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How Does Color Factor in with Your Favorite Bands?

Did you know your favorite color determines your favorite type of music? The creative writers at LoudWire decided to apply color psychology–the study of how colors influence behaviors and moods–to determine what your favorite band would be. For example, if you wear a lot of black, you may like serious, dark music like Black Sabbath.…

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Rolling Stones, Elton John, Win Billboard Music Awards

It was a good night for The Rolling Stones at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas Sunday night (May 15), with the band picking up two wins for their “No Filter Tour.” The Stones bested Genesis, The Eagles and Green day for Best Rock Tour and Best Tour. Elton John also scored a win…

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Hurricane Harbor Set to Open This Weekend

Hurricane Harbor in Jackson is launching early this season with a Spring preview this Saturday (May 14), the park announced. The park will operate several of its signature attractions while debuting new guest enhancements –including vehicle charging stations and private cabanas–in preparation for the summer season. Hurricane Harbor will operate weekends May 14 through June…

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Journey Tour Sidelined by Covid

Covid-19 is forcing Journey to postpone the final four dates of their North American tour. The shows affected–which were to include appearances by Heart front woman Ann Wilson–are Washington, D.C. (May 10); Hartford, Connecticut (May 11); Toronto, Ontario, Canada (May 13); and Quebec City, Quebec, Canada (May 16). Journey founder Neal Schon took to social…

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Smashing Pumpkins/Jane’s Addiction Announce NYC Tour Date

In a dream come true for children of the ’90s, Smashing Pumpkins are hitting the road with special guests Jane’s Addiction for a tour that will include a stop at Madison Square Garden on October 19. The 32-date SPIRITS ON FIRE TOUR will commence on October 2 in Dallas, TX, and will conclude on November 19 in Los Angeles, CA, at the Hollywood Bowl.…

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Bono Announces New Memoir (Video)

Just add the title of “author” to Bono’s many lists of accomplishments. The U2 front man is set to publish his memoir, Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story, set to arrive on November 1. “When I started to write this book, I was hoping to draw in detail what I’d previously only sketched in songs. The…

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Ringo Starr Receives Doctorate from Berklee

Just call him Dr. Starr! Beatles icon Ringo Starr received an honorary doctorate by Boston’s prestigious Berklee College of Music as part of the school’s 2022 commencement festivities. “I send you all peace and love, everybody,” Ringo said in a pre-recorded speech. “I’m sorry I can’t be with you today in person, but I do…

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