John Lennon’s Killer Mark David Chapman Will Face Parole Board This Week
It’s unfortunate, but the name of Mark David Chapman will continually be mentioned in the same breath of John Lennon, as the man who shot and killed the Beatles legend returns to the headlines every few years when his parole hearing comes up.
Bob Dylan ‘Strikes’ Again With Second ‘Tempest’ Song Snippet
Bob Dylan has found a home with Cinemax, and in particular the cable network’s original series ‘Strike Back.’ As the singer leads up to his ‘Tempest‘ album next month, he’s been using the show as a sounding board for some of his new t…
Blood, Sweat & Tears Saxophone Player Bill Tillman Dead at 65
Blood, Sweat & Tears saxophone player Bill Tillman, who performed with the group for much of the ’70s, passed away in Houston Wednesday (Aug. 15) at age 65 after an early morning fall.
Elton John Bassist Bob Birch Dead of Apparent Suicide
Bob Birch, a long-time member of Elton John‘s band, was discovered dead Wednesday (Aug. 15) of an apparent suicide. The bassist had performed with John for two decades, and also worked with many other music legends.
Title of Neil Young + Crazy Horse’s Second 2012 Album Revealed
Neil Young recently launched his tour in Albuquerque, but rather than filling his set with the songs from the ‘Americana’ album that he released back in June, the singer and his band Crazy Horse went heavy with even newer, previously material. Well, we may get to hear the studi…
Black Sabbath, Whitesnake, Iron Maiden Members + More Pay Respects to Deep Purple Keyboard…
The music world is speaking up following the death of iconic rock and metal keyboardist Jon Lord, who made his name in Deep Purple and Whitesnake.
Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Voted Top U.K. Chart-Topping Single of All-Time
ITV recently ramped up to their 60th anniversary with a poll to determine which U.K. No. 1 single was deemed the best of all-time. Recently the list was narrowed to ten finalists, and Queen can now say they’ve come out on top.
Freddie Mercury’s History Chronicled in ‘The Great Pretender’ Documentary
Most remember Freddie Mercury as the frontman for Queen, but a new documentary film takes things a little further by digging through the archives to chronicle the singer’s life, career, and even his solo projects.
New Book Alleges Mick Jagger Romantically Pursued Angelina Jolie + David Bowie
Over the weekend, an excerpt from the new Mick Jagger biography ‘Mick: The Wild Life and Mad Genius of Jagger’ detailed his affair with model and future French First Lady, Carla Bruni.
Paul McCartney Eyes Music for Video Game Company
Paul McCartney‘s latest musical project has a little bit of a modern cache to it. The vocalist revealed via Twitter that he’s working with the company behind the music for the popular video game ‘Halo.’
Mick Jagger’s Affair With Carla Bruni Detailed in New Book
High profile love affairs sell books, so it’s a good thing for author Christopher Andersen that the subject of his latest book is not only one of the world’s most renowned rockers but also a notorious ladies man.
Queen, Beatles + John Lennon Lead U.K. Survey to Determine ‘Favorite No. 1 Single’
Rock history has provided us with many great songs, but which is the best? That’s what the folks at the U.K. Official Charts Company are determined to find out.