Joe Cocker dead at 70

The legendary Joe Cocker has reportedly died at the age of 70. Cocker had been battling lung cancer. According to the BBC, The Sheffield born singer song-writer died of an undisclosed illness on Sunday. His agent Barrie Marshall confirmed his death. Cocker had a career spanning 4 decades with hits including “You Are So Beautiful” […]Continue reading

Charge dropped again AC/DC Drummer

BAY OF PLENTY, NEW ZEALAND – AC/DC drummer, Phil Rudd, who was charged on Thursday with several counts in connection to trying to have two men killed, will be facing one less charge. According to Rudd’s attorney, Paul Mabey, the New Zealand police charge of “attempting to procure murder” against his client has been dropped. […]Continue reading

AC/DC Drummer arrested for contracting to have 2 men killed

BAY OF PLENTY, NEW ZEALAND – Phil Rudd, the drummer for the hard rock band AC/DC, has been arrested and charged with attempting to have two men killed. According to CNN affiliate TVNZ in New Zealand, the 60-year-old made an appearance in court Thursday afternoon and is facing one count of attempting to procure the […]Continue reading

B.B. King falls ill cancels remaining tour

The legendary B.B. King was forced to cancel the remainder of his current tour after falling ill following a shortened performance at Chicago’s House of Blues on October 3. The 89-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer was scheduled to play another eight shows this year. According to his reps, King did not feel well […]Continue reading

Last surviving member of the Ramones dead at 62

QUEENS, NY – Tommy Ramone, Co-founder, drummer and last surviving member of the Ramones died Friday at the age of 62. According to his business associate, Dave Frey, Ramone’s wife contacted him to let him know that he passed away on Friday at his home in Ridgewood, Queens, New York following treatment for bile duct […]Continue reading

Train drummer calls it quits

Drummer and founding member for the band Train is calling it quits after 20 years. Scott Underwood announced today in a statement that he is leaving the band to pursue, “writing, producing, collaborating, and drumming.” The 40-year-old Underwood said in the statement, he was grateful for fellow band members Pat Monahan (lead singer) and Jimmy […]Continue reading

Glenn Symmonds – Beating Cancer Like a Drum – Part 2

This is part two of a two-part series about Glenn Symmonds, longtime drummer for Eddie Money and cancer survivor. If you missed part 1 you can read it here. The Epiphany In 2006, after spending a couple of years living on a sailboat and playing solo gigs in and around Southern California’s Dana Point area, […]Continue reading

Glenn Symmonds – Beating Cancer Like a Drum – Part 1

SACRAMENTO, CA – Glenn Symmonds is the longtime drummer for Eddie Money and a solo artist. He recently moved to the Sacramento area and will be opening Thunder Valley Casino’s Summer Concert Series on June 7, when he performs with Eddie Money, Rick Springfield and Loverboy. He will also be opening for The Cold Hard […]Continue reading

Jencarlos Calena puts new spin on KC's 'Give it Up'

MIAMI, FL – Cuban-American actor and award-winning singer-songwriter Jencarlos Canela and Korean hit-maker PSY collaborated with Harry Wayne Casey of KC and the Sunshine Band on KC’s classic hit “Give it Up.” KC and the Sunshine Band exploded onto the music scene over 40 years ago, bringing his unique fusion of R&B and funk, with […]Continue reading

Guitarist Zakk Wylde recovers stolen guitar

CHICAGO, IL – Guitarist and founder of Black Label Society, Zakk Wylde, has recovered his stolen guitar after it turned up at Royal Pawn, a Chicago area pawn shot that is the setting of truTV’s Hardcore Pawn reality TV show. The former guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne had his Pelham Blue Bullseye Gibson LP custom guitar […]Continue reading

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