The Thrill is Gone - B.B. King dead at 89

LAS VEGAS, NV – B.B. King, the legendary blues singer, songwriter and guitarist died in his Las Vegas home on Thursday. B.B. King’s attorney Brent Bryson told The Associated Press that King died peacefully in his sleep at 9:40 p.m. local time. King had been in hospice care. The 15-time Grammy winner was suffering from […]Continue reading

Soul singer Ben E. King dead at 76

New Jersey – Soul singer Ben E. King died yesterday in New Jersey, this according to his booking agent. Born Benjamin Earl Nelson in North Carolina, King moved to New York as a boy and joined up with The Five Crowns, a doo-wop group that later changed their names to The Drifters. The Drifters were […]Continue reading

Miley Cyrus to induct Joan Jett to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

CLEVELAND, OH – In a move that has left Rock and Roll fans in disbelief on Wednesday, president and CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Greg Harris nonchalantly announced at a press conference that Miley Cyrus will be inducting Joan Jett & The Black Hearts into the Rock and Roll Hall of […]Continue reading

Chaos erupts after Ace of Spades concert

SACRAMENTO, CA – At least three people were shot outside the popular concert venue, Ace of Spades, in Sacramento Friday night. At approximately 11:20 p.m. Friday shots rang out in the 1400 block of R Street, just outside Ace of Spades. According to police, several people started shooting and at one point one person jumped […]Continue reading

Former rap mogul Serge Knight arrested for murder

COMPTON, CA – Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight has been arrested for murder after two men were mowed down by a truck driven by the troubled artist, killing one and injuring the other. Los Angeles police Lt. John Corina told CNN that witnesses said it appeared that the driver of the truck intentionally hit […]Continue reading

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

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