If you are a piano player and can’t figure out why Billy Joel songs sound off when you are trying to play it, don’t fret: it’s not you, it’s the sheet music. Speaking to Rolling Stone in a new interview, Billy’s musical director and keyboardist, David Rosenthal, reveals he has been spending the entire pandemic…

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It’s never too early to think about holiday shopping, which is why a new Led Zeppelin –written by Bob Spitz‘s, titled Led Zeppelin: The Biography–is set for publication on November 9. If that date sounds familiar, it just over 50 years to the day of the release of Led Zeppelin‘s legendary untitled fourth album (Led Zeppelin IV).…

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The Rolling Stones and Bon Jovi are both up for prizes at the 25th Annual Webby Awards, it was announced today (April 21). The awards-which honor excellence on the internet–will be held at a virtual show on May 18, hosted by Jameela Jamil. Bon Jovi’s SingBonJovi.com contest, which asked fans record themselves singing the group’s then-unreleased…

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Longtime Meat Loaf collaborator Jim Steinman has passed away at the age of 73, he Connecticut state medical examiner confirmed to Variety. Steinman-who worked with Meat Loaf on his landmark album, Bat Out of Hell–worked in multiple genres with a diverse lineup of artists, including Celine Dion, Bonnie Tyler, Air Supply and Barry Manilow. Steinman composed…

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The wait is over for fans of Styx and Collective Soul! Both bands-healthy, rested and most likely vaccinated–will hit the road for their first co-headlining tour kicking off in St. Augustine, Florida on June 16, it was announced today. “Man, have we missed you all,” said Styx guitarist Tommy Shaw in a statement. “We are…

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A new book focusing on the life of the late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham is due this September. Beast: John Bonham And The Rise Of Led Zeppelin by author C.M. Kushins, will be released via Hachette Books on Sept. 7. The book will include a forward written by Foo Fighters front man and Nirvana drummer Dave…

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Hey, Ho! Let’s Go! Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson will star as Joey Ramone in the long awaited biopic, “I Slept With Joey Ramone,” set to air on Netflix. The movie was announced yesterday (April 15) on the 20th anniversary of Ramone’s death at age 49 from lymphoma. The project, which is in pre-production,…

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Hot on the heels of the release of his collaboration with Dave Grohl on the pandemic hit of the summer, “Eazy Sleazy” Mick Jagger has announced the creation of a non-fungible token–or NFT–of the tune to raise money for charity. The Rolling Stones frontman collaborated with 3D artist Oliver Latta, aka Extraweg, to create the NFT, which…

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Nancy Wilson’s first solo album–due on May 7–will include a tribute to the late Eddie Van Halen, she announced in a statement. The record–titled You and Me–will conclude with what is described as an “instrumental coda” in honor of the Van Halen guitarist–“4 Edward.”  “Being off the road last year from touring with Heart, and…

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A local swim school in Middletown is holding an open house for lifeguard positions and more for the summer season next weekend Goldfish Swim School, located at 582 Route 35 in Middletown will host a hiring open house event on Saturday & Sunday, April 24 & 25 from 3-5pm.  Open positions include: Swim Instructors, Lifeguards,…

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