Joan Jett Sues Hot Topic Over Lingerie Line »
Joan Jett has filed suit against Hot Topic, the retail chain that sells rock-inspired clothing to young people, for its line of Blackheart lingerie. According to TMZ, Jett says the line infringes on her band's name and image. Blackheart lingerie is a line of bras and panties geared toward girls "who rock and roll," according to the Hot Topic website.
Paul McCartney Takes Over Colbert Report »
Paul McCartney took over The Colbert Report for a special hour-long episode earlier this week. During the interview portion of the show, McCartney talked about his time with the Beatles, the early days of his band Wings, and the reissue of his 1976 album Wings Over America, telling Colbert of his band's beginnings: "There were times I was begrimed."
John Paul Jones' Opera Could Derail Zeppelin Reunion »
A forthcoming opera from John Paul Jones could be the one obstacle preventing a Led Zeppelin reunion in 2014. Robert Plant recently hinted that he'd consider a reunion during a 60 Minutes interview, but Jones has his mind on other things. During the interview, Plant said that he's "got nothing to do in 2014" . . .
Roger Daltrey Announces Teen Cancer America Concert »
Roger Daltrey has confirmed that he will bring his long running Teen Cancer Trust benefit concert to the U.S. in August. The concert will take place in Costa Mesa, California on August 10 and will align with the Orange County Fair and the Pacific Amphitheatre's Toyota Summer Concert Series.
Tom Petty Releases Statement Concerning Fire Marshall Shutting Down Show »
Tom Petty was as confused as his fans when a concert at the Henry Fonda Theater in Hollywood was shut down by the Fire Marshall over the weekend. On his website, Petty now explains that the venue did not sell too many tickets, as was first thought - but that there were too many people on the floor section who had wandered down there from their assigned section.
Lawsuit Claims Conspiracy To Block Beatles Doc »
A distributor says that Sony and Apple have conspired to block a documentary with public domain footage of the Beatles' first concert in the U.S. The gig, from February 11, 1964, went down at the Coliseum in Washington, D.C. Ace Arts claims in a federal antitrust complaint that Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Apple interfered with the release of The Beatles: The Lost Concert.