Elton John Biopic Writer Given Access To Singer's Diaries

Elton John has given screenwriter Lee Hall access to his diaries to help him with the writing of the upcoming Rocketman biopic. Hall, speaking with the BBC, said Elton is eager to make a true to life film: "One day, he took me to his house and opened a safe and he had all his private diaries that nobody had seen from when he was in rehab . . ."

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Elton John Biopic Writer Given Access To Singer's Diaries

Elton John has given screenwriter Lee Hall access to his diaries to help him with the writing of the upcoming Rocketman biopic. Hall, speaking with the BBC, said Elton is eager to make a true to life film: "One day, he took me to his house and opened a safe and he had all his private diaries that nobody had seen from when he was in rehab . . ."

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Joe Perry Hints At Secret Paul McCartney Project

Joe Perry says that he was recently in the studio with Paul McCartney, but refused to elaborate on the project. Speaking with the Chicago Sun-Times, he said they spent a good deal of time in the studio: "To spend six or eight hours in studio with him recording! He makes you feel like [you're recording with just another guy]. He just happens to be a motherf-ing huge talent!"

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Joe Perry Hints At Secret Paul McCartney Project

Joe Perry says that he was recently in the studio with Paul McCartney, but refused to elaborate on the project. Speaking with the Chicago Sun-Times, he said they spent a good deal of time in the studio: "To spend six or eight hours in studio with him recording! He makes you feel like [you're recording with just another guy]. He just happens to be a motherf-ing huge talent!"

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KISS To Perform At Fashion Rocks Concert In Brooklyn

KISS are among the acts to be confirmed at the Fashion Rocks show during Fashion Week in New York City. The two hour event, hosted by Ryan Seacrest, airs live on CBS from Brooklyn's Barclays Center on September 9. Other acts to take the stage include Usher, the Band Perry, Miranda Lambert, Afrojack, Duran Duran and Jennifer Lopez.

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KISS To Perform At Fashion Rocks Concert In Brooklyn

KISS are among the acts to be confirmed at the Fashion Rocks show during Fashion Week in New York City. The two hour event, hosted by Ryan Seacrest, airs live on CBS from Brooklyn's Barclays Center on September 9. Other acts to take the stage include Usher, the Band Perry, Miranda Lambert, Afrojack, Duran Duran and Jennifer Lopez.

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Susan Sarandon Admits She Used To Date David Bowie

Susan Sarandon has revealed that she used to be romantically involved with David Bowie, going so far as to call her former lover "extraordinary." "He's worth idolizing. He's extraordinary," she told the Daily Beast. "That was a really interesting period. I wasn't supposed to have kids, and I'm the oldest of nine and had mothered all of them."

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Susan Sarandon Admits She Used To Date David Bowie

Susan Sarandon has revealed that she used to be romantically involved with David Bowie, going so far as to call her former lover "extraordinary." "He's worth idolizing. He's extraordinary," she told the Daily Beast. "That was a really interesting period. I wasn't supposed to have kids, and I'm the oldest of nine and had mothered all of them."

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Stevie Nicks Unveils Details For 24 Karat Gold Release

Stevie Nicks has unveiled the release plan for her upcoming solo album, 24 Karat Gold - Songs from the Vault. The Fleetwood Mac fronter says the record hits October 7, but those who purchase it on vinyl can pick up a limited edition copy one week earlier on September 29. The record is comprised of cuts Nicks wrote between 1969 and 1987, with two additional cuts.

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Stevie Nicks Unveils Details For 24 Karat Gold Release

Stevie Nicks has unveiled the release plan for her upcoming solo album, 24 Karat Gold - Songs from the Vault. The Fleetwood Mac fronter says the record hits October 7, but those who purchase it on vinyl can pick up a limited edition copy one week earlier on September 29. The record is comprised of cuts Nicks wrote between 1969 and 1987, with two additional cuts.

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Creedence Clearwater Revival's Green River Gets New Lyric Video

"Green River," the title track for the third Creedence Clearwater Revival album, has got a new lyric video from Concord Music Group. The original cut hit in 1969, while the updated vid features the song's words overlaid on pastoral images. CCR fronter John Fogerty is currently on a lengthy North American summer tour that picks up on July 25 in Cincinnati, OH.

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Creedence Clearwater Revival's Green River Gets New Lyric Video

"Green River," the title track for the third Creedence Clearwater Revival album, has got a new lyric video from Concord Music Group. The original cut hit in 1969, while the updated vid features the song's words overlaid on pastoral images. CCR fronter John Fogerty is currently on a lengthy North American summer tour that picks up on July 25 in Cincinnati, OH.

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Neil Young To Headline Farm Aid

Neil Young has been named as one of the headliners for the upcoming Farm Aid concert at Raleigh, NC's Walnut Creek Amphitheater on September 13. White will be joined by fellow headlining acts Jack White and Willie Nelson for the event. Other acts on the bill include John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Jamey Johnson.

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Neil Young To Headline Farm Aid

Neil Young has been named as one of the headliners for the upcoming Farm Aid concert at Raleigh, NC's Walnut Creek Amphitheater on September 13. White will be joined by fellow headlining acts Jack White and Willie Nelson for the event. Other acts on the bill include John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Jamey Johnson.

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Joe Perry Says He's 'Halfway Through' Next Solo Album

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry says that he is about halfway done with his next solo album. Perry says that while he isn't entirely sure what's next for Aerosmith, he knows a main focus of his is his solo work. "I really don't know what's coming up next," Perry tells ARTISTDirect.

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Joe Perry Says He's 'Halfway Through' Next Solo Album

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry says that he is about halfway done with his next solo album. Perry says that while he isn't entirely sure what's next for Aerosmith, he knows a main focus of his is his solo work. "I really don't know what's coming up next," Perry tells ARTISTDirect.

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The Who's Roger Daltrey To Help Launch Model Railway Museum In Kent

Roger Daltrey is helping out with the erection of an international railway museum to be built in Ashford, Kent. Speaking with the BBC, the Who fronter said the museum would remind Britons of their country's role in the development of the train: "Britain forgets that we invented the railway and it conquered the world," he began.

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The Who's Roger Daltrey To Help Launch Model Railway Museum In Kent

Roger Daltrey is helping out with the erection of an international railway museum to be built in Ashford, Kent. Speaking with the BBC, the Who fronter said the museum would remind Britons of their country's role in the development of the train: "Britain forgets that we invented the railway and it conquered the world," he began.

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