Ramones Artist Arturo Vega Dies At Age 65 »
The Ramones' logo artist, Arturo Vega, has passed away at the age of 65. The cause of his death has not been announced yet. Vega was not only the band's artist, but a very close friend as well. Punk magazine co-founder and Please Kill Me author, Legs McNeil, broke the news first on Facebook.
Bob Dylan's Road Manager Planning To Write Memoir »
Victor Maymude, the longtime road manager for Bob Dylan, may have his memoirs of working with the legendary artist published, should a Kickstarter scheme launched by his son Jake come to fruition. Maymude began composing the book in 2000 but died in 2001, shortly after he and Dylan had a feud. He recorded 24 hours of road stories before a brain aneurysm killed him.
Johnny Cash Museum Opens In Nashville »
Bill Miller has happily announced the opening of the Johnny Cash museum in Nashville. Miller is the owner and curator of the museum and has collected many of the items that are on display in it. "What we try to do is show people things that they'd probably never see at any other museum or any other place," Miller said to CMT Edge.
Former Journey Singer Steve Perry Reveals Cancer Scare »
Steve Perry, former lead singer for Journey, wrote on his official site that he has undergone two operations in order to beat skin cancer. For now, he said, doctors believe that the operations were successful. "Three weeks ago a routine mole was taken off my face and the lab report came back Melanoma skin cancer," Perry said.
Guns N' Roses Play The Hits At Governor's Ball »
Guns N' Roses rocked a headlining set at New York City's Governor's Ball on Saturday. The event had seen various cancellations the previous night due to poor weather. It was the second show for GNR in two days as they had previously hit Brooklyn Bowl. During the Governor's set the band rocked a handful of their classics including "Welcome to the Jungle" and more . . .
Elton John's Wardrobe Called 'Gay Propaganda' By Russian Protestors »
Elton John, who is set to hit Krasnodar, Russia on July 14 for a show, has been getting some push back from Russian protestors who have called his onstage wardrobe "homosexual propaganda." A rep for the protestors, Mikhail Abramyan, speaking with RIA Novosti, says that he wants Elton to trade his typical glam duds for the traditional Cossack uniform of a "knee-length caftan."