Director Dexter Fletcher Exits Freddie Mercury Biopic

Director Dexter Fletcher will no longer helm the Freddie Mercury biopic. News of the split comes via Variety, who reports that the director was fired by producer Graham King due to hang-ups with the script. The news comes as the most recent controversy surrounding the film, following Sacha Baron Cohen's departure last year.

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Director Dexter Fletcher Exits Freddie Mercury Biopic

Director Dexter Fletcher will no longer helm the Freddie Mercury biopic. News of the split comes via Variety, who reports that the director was fired by producer Graham King due to hang-ups with the script. The news comes as the most recent controversy surrounding the film, following Sacha Baron Cohen's departure last year.

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Elton John Wants To Make Hip-Hop Records

While Elton John isn't quite sure what his next record is going to sound like, he admits that he would like to incorporate some hip-hop. "I'd love to," he said when asked by Rolling Stone if he wanted to do some hip-hop on the album. "I just don't know how to do it. I do love electronica. So, for me, I'd have to work with someone who knows about it, like a Pharrell . . ."

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Elton John Wants To Make Hip-Hop Records

While Elton John isn't quite sure what his next record is going to sound like, he admits that he would like to incorporate some hip-hop. "I'd love to," he said when asked by Rolling Stone if he wanted to do some hip-hop on the album. "I just don't know how to do it. I do love electronica. So, for me, I'd have to work with someone who knows about it, like a Pharrell . . ."

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Debbie Harry Interested In Blondie Biopic

Blondie fronter Debbie Harry says that she's interested in seeing a biopic done on her band. Speaking with Stylist, the punk legend noted that the format may be able to tell the band's story: "It's difficult. You can only really skim the surface. If it's good entertainment, honest, well-acted and directed? Maybe," she began. "I think many people could be informed..."

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Debbie Harry Interested In Blondie Biopic

Blondie fronter Debbie Harry says that she's interested in seeing a biopic done on her band. Speaking with Stylist, the punk legend noted that the format may be able to tell the band's story: "It's difficult. You can only really skim the surface. If it's good entertainment, honest, well-acted and directed? Maybe," she began. "I think many people could be informed..."

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KISS And Def Leppard To Announce Joint Tour

KISS and Def Leppard have announced a joint summer U.S. tour set to kick off in June and run through late August. The official announcement is scheduled to come on Monday, March 17 at 2 PM EST. According to a press notice, the tour will "help change the lives of veterans and military families across America."

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KISS And Def Leppard To Announce Joint Tour

KISS and Def Leppard have announced a joint summer U.S. tour set to kick off in June and run through late August. The official announcement is scheduled to come on Monday, March 17 at 2 PM EST. According to a press notice, the tour will "help change the lives of veterans and military families across America."

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Nikki Sixx Gets Married To Courtney Bingham

Nikki Sixx, bass player for Motley Crue, has wed his model girlfriend, Courtney Bingham. The ceremony took place at Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills, California. "Today I get to marry my best friend and the love of my life," Bingham wrote on Twitter on the special day. "Hot damn. I'm a married man," Sixx added, noting that his wife looked "absolutely beautiful."

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Nikki Sixx Gets Married To Courtney Bingham

Nikki Sixx, bass player for Motley Crue, has wed his model girlfriend, Courtney Bingham. The ceremony took place at Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills, California. "Today I get to marry my best friend and the love of my life," Bingham wrote on Twitter on the special day. "Hot damn. I'm a married man," Sixx added, noting that his wife looked "absolutely beautiful."

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Video Released For New Johnny Cash Song 'She Used To Love Me A Lot'

Sony Music has released "She Used to Love Me a Lot," a cut from the upcoming Johnny Cash archive album, Out Among the Stars." Speaking with the Tennessean, Carter Cash says his dad and mom have a massive vault. "They never threw anything away. They kept everything in their lives," he began. "They had an archive that had everything in it from the original audio tapes."

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Video Released For New Johnny Cash Song 'She Used To Love Me A Lot'

Sony Music has released "She Used to Love Me a Lot," a cut from the upcoming Johnny Cash archive album, Out Among the Stars." Speaking with the Tennessean, Carter Cash says his dad and mom have a massive vault. "They never threw anything away. They kept everything in their lives," he began. "They had an archive that had everything in it from the original audio tapes."

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Beatles Landmark Strawberry Fields May Be Reopened

The former children's field that inspired the Beatles song "Strawberry Fields Forever" may be reopened after nearly a decade of closure. According to the BBC, the Liverpool building may be converted into a "training center for people with learning difficulties." "It's about enhancing the lives of young people," Drew McCombe of the Salvation Army told the BBC.

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Beatles Landmark Strawberry Fields May Be Reopened

The former children's field that inspired the Beatles song "Strawberry Fields Forever" may be reopened after nearly a decade of closure. According to the BBC, the Liverpool building may be converted into a "training center for people with learning difficulties." "It's about enhancing the lives of young people," Drew McCombe of the Salvation Army told the BBC.

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Stooges Drummer Scott Asheton Dies At 64

Scott Asheton, drummer and founding member of the Stooges, died at the age of 64 of an unspecified illness on Saturday, March 15. Iggy Pop announced the news on his website. "My dear friend Scott Asheton passed away last night," wrote Pop of the news. "Scott was a great artist, I have never heard anyone play the drums with more meaning than Scott Asheton. He was like my brother."

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Stooges Drummer Scott Asheton Dies At 64

Scott Asheton, drummer and founding member of the Stooges, died at the age of 64 of an unspecified illness on Saturday, March 15. Iggy Pop announced the news on his website. "My dear friend Scott Asheton passed away last night," wrote Pop of the news. "Scott was a great artist, I have never heard anyone play the drums with more meaning than Scott Asheton. He was like my brother."

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Rolling Stones Add Two More European Dates

The Rolling Stones have added two new dates to their forthcoming European summer run. The tour, dubbed "14 on Fire," will now include German stops in Berlin on June 10 and Düsseldorf on June 19. Mick Jagger released on official statement about the tour earlier this month: "I can't wait for the tour to hit Europe."

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Rolling Stones Add Two More European Dates

The Rolling Stones have added two new dates to their forthcoming European summer run. The tour, dubbed "14 on Fire," will now include German stops in Berlin on June 10 and Düsseldorf on June 19. Mick Jagger released on official statement about the tour earlier this month: "I can't wait for the tour to hit Europe."

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