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IN OTHER NEWS Yoko, Nugent, Wyman and more. Yoko Ono, in celebration of her 82nd birthday on February 18th, has collaborated with Antony and John Zorn on two new limited-edition 10-inch vinyl releases. The first is called Antony & Yoko, which contains a duet on Yoko’s “I Love You Earth,” along with Antony’s solo rendition of Yoko’s “I’m Going Away ... Read More »

Stars Star Gazing.

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QUEEN: A Night at the Iommi’s Brian May paid a visit to Tony at his Birmingham home where they did a little stargazing. During Queen‘s recent visit to Birmingham, England for a show, Brian May paid a visit to his friend of over 40 years, Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi. In addition to dinner, the two also went out into the ... Read More »

Tour Dates.

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MARK KNOPFLER: Tracking the U.S. in the Fall Dire Straits frontman will hit the States in the fall. Mark Knopfler will be coming to the U.S. in support of the March 17th release of his eighth album, Tracker. He will follow up his European tour in the spring and summer with dates in September and October. Everyone who buys a ... Read More »

Do-Over?

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U2: Back to the Drawing Board Band re-records song off their latest album, Songs of Innocence. When U2 did their initial wave of promotional appearances last fall in support of their new album, Songs of Innocence, it was primarily just Bono and The Edge. On the occasions where they were required to perform, they would do a stripped down version ... Read More »

New Album.

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AEROSMITH: Whitford Side Project Has Familiar Ring Thirty-four years after their first, the guitarist is working on a second Whitford/St. Holmes album with ex-Ted Nugent singer Derek St. Holmes. In 1980, guitarist Brad Whitford left Aerosmith and teamed up with Derek St. Holmes — the voice of such early Ted Nugent songs as “Stranglehold” and “Dog Eat Dog” — on ... Read More »

TODAY’S 4:20 FAIL – JUST LIKE WESLEY SNIPES SAID: “ALWAYS BET ON BLACK.”

ROULETTE

Two budget shop workers who tried to stretch the day’s takings by gambling it on a roulette table resigned on the spot after losing the lot. “Grossly stupid” duo Kieron Trott, 19, and Christopher Cameron, 48, were supposed to bank the £3,380 taken by the Poundstretcher branch in Pallion Retail Park, in Sunderland, that day, but decided they wanted to ... Read More »