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.
Stephen Stills And Kenny Wayne Shepherd Form Supergroup »
Stephen Stills has teamed up with blues rock guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd to form the new supergroup, The Rides. Keyboardist Barry Goldberg (Electric Flag) rounds out the trio of musicians. The band's first album, Can't Get Enough, will feature originals songs as well as a few covers.
Def Leppard's Vivian Campbell Reveals Cancer Diagnosis »
Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell has revealed that he is suffering from cancer. Campbell explained that he has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma and that he's hopeful of making a full recovery. "Hodgkin's has an over 80% cure rate," the 50-year-old said in a Facebook post, "so by my reckoning, if you're going to have a cancer, Hodgie's is the one to have!"
Elvis Costello And Mumford & Sons Cover Springsteen's 'The Ghost Of Tom Joad' »
Elvis Costello teamed up with Mumford & Sons to record a cover version of "The Ghost of Tom Joad," a track written for the 1995 album of the same name by Bruce Springsteen. The song was recorded for charity organization Agit8, which has called for an end poverty in conjunction with Bono's One Campaign in advance of next week's G8 Summit in Belfast, Northern Ireland.