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Whitesnake’s David Coverdale Announce “Red, White and Blues” Trilogy of Albums, Talks Facemasks and Surgery with 1071 The Boss (interview)

By Michele Amabile | May 18, 2020

Whitesnake is set to roll out a trilogy of albums, “Red White and Blues,” featuring collections from the band’s expansive catalog, David Coverdale revealed in a wide-ranging interview with 1071 The Boss mid-day host Michele…

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Legendary Drummers Carmine and Vinny Appice Honor Ronnie James Dio with New Video(Interview)

By Michele Amabile | May 15, 2020

It has been a decade since the world lost Ronnie James Dio to cancer, and this Monday (May 16), he will be honored in musical tribute by those who knew him best–drummers Carmine and Vinny…

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Styx Drummer Todd Sucherman Talks New Album, Fate of Styx Tour, and Stuber (Audio)

By Michele Amabile | May 14, 2020

“After 25 straight years on the road, I am dealing with this very well, but I do miss playing,” Styx drummer Todd Sucherman tells 1071 The Boss.. “I miss my band, I miss my crew, I miss the audiences, so that’s how it’s going for the time being, but we are very content here.” (Photo Credit: Ronn Dunnett}

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Queen Guitarist Brian May Injured in Gardening Mishap

By Michele Amabile | May 8, 2020

Sheltering at home can be dangerous–especially if you are Queen guitarist Brian May. The legendary Rock and Roll icon was rushed to the hospital due to a freak gardening incident that tore his glutes “to…

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Billy Joel Reschedules Madison Square Garden Shows to 2021

By Michele Amabile | May 7, 2020

Billy Joel is moving his concert schedule out to 2021. Due to Covid-19 concerns, Joel’s monthly residency shows-with concerts scheduled for June 6, July 23 —will now take place on December 20, 2020; January 13, 2021;…

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Jon Bon Jovi, Meryl Streep, More Tapped for Covenant House Virtual Benefit

By Michele Amabile | May 6, 2020

Jon Bon Jovi  will be featured in a virtual concert raising money for Covenant House May 18, he announced today. The event–dubbed A Night of Covenant House Stars–will also feature appearances by Meryl Streep, Audra…

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Peter Frampton, Cher, Rob Thomas Set For UNICEF Covid-19 Telethon

By Michele Amabile | May 6, 2020

Do you believe in yet  ANOTHER virtual telethon? Grab a seat on your couch and fire up your laptop for an event benefiting UNICEF, streaming 8 p.m. Saturday night (May 9)  and featuring Cher, Peter…

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Stevie Nicks in Isolation: ‘I Just Know That I Don’t Want A Tour’

By Michele Amabile | May 5, 2020

Stevie Nicks is being productive in self-isolation, although she had already planned to spend 2020 off the road anyway. Nicks says she is working on a “Rhiannon” book and movie based on the Fleetwood Mac…

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Watch Mick Jagger In Quarantine in Tonight Show Parody (Video)

By Michele Amabile | May 5, 2020

Rolling Stones front man Mick Jagger made a surprise appearance Monday night (May 4) on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon in a parody demonstrating how to be productive in quarantine. In the video, Jagger…

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Green Day Front Man Billie Joe Armstrong Rolls Out Kim Wilde Cover (Video)

By Michele Amabile | May 5, 2020

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong dipped his toe into the new wave waters for the latest installment in his “No Fun Mondays” series on social media. Armstrong dialed it back to 1981 for…

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