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IN OTHER NEWS Moody Blues, Styx, Max Weinberg and more. Jon Bon Jovi and his Soul Foundation are providing financial backing to Spoon Full of Hope, a church-run organization that, since last month, has been serving meals to poor people out of a firehouse in Union Beach, New Jersey. They lost their funding last summer. E Street Band drummer Max Weinberg will ... Read More »

First Tour Since 1990.


MIKE+THE MECHANICS: First U.S. Tour in 25 Years The tour begins tomorrow in Virginia. Mike+The Mechanics will hit the road in the U.S. for the first time in more than 25 years starting tomorrow night (Thursday) in Alexandria, Virginia. Guitarist Mike Rutherford tells us a promoter went to London to see them last year and suggested they tour the States. The ... Read More »

New Tour.


SCORPIONS: North American Dates Announced They’ll support their new album with a fall tour. The Scorpions will support their new album Return to Forever with a North American tour this fall. It kicks off on September 10th in Boston and wraps up on October 3rd in Inglewood, California. There’s no word yet on when tickets will go on sale. The ... Read More »



GEORGE HARRISON: Memorial Tree Killed by Beetles Replaced The new tree, chosen by his family, is a yew pine. In honor of George Harrison‘s 72nd birthday, a new tree was planted in L.A.’s Griffith Park on Wednesday after the first tree planted in the former Beatles’ memory was killed by beetles. Both tree plantings were spearheaded by L.A. City Councilman ... Read More »

Movie Time!


AEROSMITH: In Theaters Thursday Night The band’s 2014 show from Donington, England will be shown around the country. Aerosmith‘s performance last year at the Download Festival at Donington Park in Leicestershire [pr: LIE-stur-shy-ur], England will be shown on the big screen across the country this Thursday night. Guitarist Joe Perry tells us that Aerosmith Rocks Donington 2014 was filmed in ... Read More »

Mystery Solved.


LED ZEPPELIN: Because They Could Jimmy Page says they released the song ‘Houses of the Holy’ on Physical Graffiti simply because they could. This week’s reissue of Led Zeppelin‘s sixth album, Physical Graffiti, contains something that their previous album, Houses of the Holy, did not — the song “Houses of the Holy.” Jimmy Page, who’s overseeing the the re-release of the ... Read More »