Rolling Stones Cancel Australia Gig Due To Mick Jagger's Throat Infection

The Rolling Stones have been forced to cancel a date on their Australian tour after frontman Mick Jagger came down with a throat infection. The gig in question is their show at Hanging Rock, near Melbourne. A spokesman said, "The Rolling Stones are incredibly disappointed to cancel the Hanging Rock gig and to disappoint their fans but were left with no other option."

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Rolling Stones Cancel Australia Gig Due To Mick Jagger's Throat Infection

The Rolling Stones have been forced to cancel a date on their Australian tour after frontman Mick Jagger came down with a throat infection. The gig in question is their show at Hanging Rock, near Melbourne. A spokesman said, "The Rolling Stones are incredibly disappointed to cancel the Hanging Rock gig and to disappoint their fans but were left with no other option."

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Billy Joel Releases Cover Of Paul McCartney's 'Maybe I'm Amazed'

Billy Joel has released "Maybe I'm Amazed," a cover of the Paul McCartney classic from the upcoming tribute album, The Art of McCartney, due November 18. Joel also covers "Live and Let Die" on the upcoming set. "Paul stepped up to the plate and knocked it out of the park," Joel told Rolling Stone of "Live and Let Die."

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Billy Joel Releases Cover Of Paul McCartney's 'Maybe I'm Amazed'

Billy Joel has released "Maybe I'm Amazed," a cover of the Paul McCartney classic from the upcoming tribute album, The Art of McCartney, due November 18. Joel also covers "Live and Let Die" on the upcoming set. "Paul stepped up to the plate and knocked it out of the park," Joel told Rolling Stone of "Live and Let Die."

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Gregg Allman And Queen Honored At Classic Rock Awards

Gregg Allman and Queen were among the artists honored at this year's Classic Rock Awards. Allman received the Living Legend prize and said of the honor, "I am so very honored to be receiving this award. [Sponsoring magazine "Classic Rock"] is one of my favorites and they are always so generous to me and the Brothers." Remaining members of Queen were also on hand.

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Gregg Allman And Queen Honored At Classic Rock Awards

Gregg Allman and Queen were among the artists honored at this year's Classic Rock Awards. Allman received the Living Legend prize and said of the honor, "I am so very honored to be receiving this award. [Sponsoring magazine "Classic Rock"] is one of my favorites and they are always so generous to me and the Brothers." Remaining members of Queen were also on hand.

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Queen's Brian May Says The Foo Fighters Are 'Dangerous'

Queen guitarist Brian May has called the Foo Fighters "dangerous," while saying he feels "spiritually close" to the band. "They're dangerous, they keep their danger, and I think that's great," he explained to NME. "They're very unusual in the way it's sort of riff-based music but very melodic as well. And you have Dave Grohl screaming melodies at you."

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Queen's Brian May Says The Foo Fighters Are 'Dangerous'

Queen guitarist Brian May has called the Foo Fighters "dangerous," while saying he feels "spiritually close" to the band. "They're dangerous, they keep their danger, and I think that's great," he explained to NME. "They're very unusual in the way it's sort of riff-based music but very melodic as well. And you have Dave Grohl screaming melodies at you."

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Van Halen Rumored To Be Mixing New Album

Van Halen are rumored to be recording a new album. According to Melodic Rock, quoting "reliable sources," "the new Van Halen album is complete and the songs recorded are now in the mixing stage." The site adds, "As has been the case in the past, everything concerning Van Halen this year has been shrouded in mystery and secrecy."

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Van Halen Rumored To Be Mixing New Album

Van Halen are rumored to be recording a new album. According to Melodic Rock, quoting "reliable sources," "the new Van Halen album is complete and the songs recorded are now in the mixing stage." The site adds, "As has been the case in the past, everything concerning Van Halen this year has been shrouded in mystery and secrecy."

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AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Accused Of Trying To Arrange Murders

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has been charged with attempting to arrange the murder of two men. He appeared in court in New Zealand on Thursday, November 6, where he was also charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of cannabis. According to CNN, the names of the men whom Rudd allegedly tried to have whacked have been withheld.

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AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Accused Of Trying To Arrange Murders

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has been charged with attempting to arrange the murder of two men. He appeared in court in New Zealand on Thursday, November 6, where he was also charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of cannabis. According to CNN, the names of the men whom Rudd allegedly tried to have whacked have been withheld.

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Eric Clapton Leads Music Farewell At Jack Bruce's Funeral

Eric Clapton led a musical tribute at the funeral of his former Cream bandmate Jack Bruce. Clapton was joined by drummer Ginger Baker and several other musicians in sending off the Scottish born bass player, who died last month at the age of 71. The ensemble performed a rendition of the Beatles' "Strawberry Fields Forever" at the Golders Green Crematorium London.

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Eric Clapton Leads Music Farewell At Jack Bruce's Funeral

Eric Clapton led a musical tribute at the funeral of his former Cream bandmate Jack Bruce. Clapton was joined by drummer Ginger Baker and several other musicians in sending off the Scottish born bass player, who died last month at the age of 71. The ensemble performed a rendition of the Beatles' "Strawberry Fields Forever" at the Golders Green Crematorium London.

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KISS Bring Out Suits For 'Dressed To Kill' Kruise Shows

KISS busted out the famous suits featured on their Dressed to Kill album during the recent Creatures of the Night KISS Kruise 4. Typically, the group doesn't trudge out the heavy gear for its Kruise shows. The band busted out big hits on the night, playing "She," "Rock and Roll All Nite," "Makin' Love," "Parasite," "Watchin' You" and "The Oath."

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KISS Bring Out Suits For 'Dressed To Kill' Kruise Shows

KISS busted out the famous suits featured on their Dressed to Kill album during the recent Creatures of the Night KISS Kruise 4. Typically, the group doesn't trudge out the heavy gear for its Kruise shows. The band busted out big hits on the night, playing "She," "Rock and Roll All Nite," "Makin' Love," "Parasite," "Watchin' You" and "The Oath."

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Paul McCartney Releases Exclusive Track 'Love My Baby'

Paul McCartney has released "Love My Baby," a 75-second cut posted to his website. The song was recorded for the 1974 TV special One Hand Clapping, and captures Paul playing numbers from Band on the Run with Wings. "It's nice to see that one resurfacing," McCartney said of the show. "We decided that [we] would shoot a very simple piece, on video."

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Paul McCartney Releases Exclusive Track 'Love My Baby'

Paul McCartney has released "Love My Baby," a 75-second cut posted to his website. The song was recorded for the 1974 TV special One Hand Clapping, and captures Paul playing numbers from Band on the Run with Wings. "It's nice to see that one resurfacing," McCartney said of the show. "We decided that [we] would shoot a very simple piece, on video."

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