On This Day, January 18, 2016… Glenn Frey, Eagles guitarist, vocalist and co-founder, died in New York City at the age of 67 due to complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia.The previous November, Eagles postponed their Kennedy Center Honors tribute because Frey needed intestinal surgery, but he never had it due... Read More.
Pink Floyd co-founder Syd Barrett is the subject of a new documentary, Have You Got It Yet? The Story of Syd Barrett and Pink Floyd. The film’s director, Roddy Bogawa, hopes it sheds some light on the rocker.Bogawa worked on the film with acclaimed album cover... Read More.
Throughout her career, Christina Aguilera's been outspoken about her sexuality, and now she's joining a company that will allow women to find their own "Genie in a Bottle."Xtina has been named the co-founder and chief brand advisor of Playground, a "sexual wellness" brand
Primary Wave Music has acquired the catalog of yet another classic rocker. Billboard reports the company’s purchased the royalty rights of the late Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer Bob Burns in what’s being described as a multimillion dollar deal. Burns, a founding member of the band who died in... Read More.
Tom Leadon, co-founder of Tom Petty’s early '70s band Mudcrutch, passed away March 22 at the age of 71, Variety reports.The news of Leadon’s death prompted Heartbreakers guitarist Mike Campbell, who was also a member of Mudcrutch, to pay tribute to his bandmate on social media.“Tom Leadon was my deepest... Read More.
Despite the recent public fighting between Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain, they are supposed to come together next month for Journey’s 50th anniversary tour. Now Schon says fans can expect one of the band’s former members to turn up, too.On Wednesday Schon posted a graphic for the upcoming tour on
Sting and acclaimed soul/gospel singer Merry Clayton are among the artists who perform at a pair of concerts celebrating legendary music executive Jerry Moss on February 11 and 12 at The Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles.The shows, dubbed Live at The... Read More.