Author Archives: Randi Scott

BLACK SABBATH: Drumming Up a Storm

Ex-Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has a couple of projects on tap. Ward tells Rhythm magazine, “I’ve spent five months writing; I just can’t stop writing. I’ve been writing music and I’ve finished writing a book of poems and statements and things like that.” He hasn’t said if he has a publisher for the book of poems, but he does have ... Read More »

Bernie Taupin celebrates his 68th birthday today!

Elton John: “Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters” ~ The lyrics were written on the second day of Bernie Taupin‘s first visit to New York City. “Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters” had enough meaning to Elton and his lyricist Bernie Taupin that 16 years after its release, they wrote “Part Two” of it for 1988’s Reg Strikes Back album. In an interview ... Read More »

ROLLING STONES: Throwback Video for “Ruby Tuesday”

The Rolling Stones have released a stylish new lyric video for their ’60s classic “Ruby Tuesday.” With illustrations and a typeface drawn from the time of psychedelia, the clip is a modern-day throwback. Written largely by Keith Richards, “Ruby Tuesday” was inspired by then-girlfriend Linda Keith, who had recently left him for a poet named Bill Chenail; soon thereafter she ... Read More »

HBD Sherlock Holmes! Quiz Time as you listen for A to Z Clues ;)

Today is Sherlock Holmes Day — celebrated on the birthday of the detective’s creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. What’s the name of Sherlock Holmes’s constant collaborator? a) Winston b) Wilson > c) Watson    Which British actor most recently played Sherlock Holmes on the tube? > a) Benedict Cumberbatch b) Orlando Bloom c) Russell Brand Which of these was a ... Read More »

CHARLIZE THERON: Will Play Megyn Kelly in Roger Ailes Movie

Charlize Theron has signed on to play TV host Megyn Kelly in a movie about the sexual misconduct allegations aimed at former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes.  The Oscar-winner, who is also co-producing the as-yet-untitled movie, is the first actor announced for the project which will feature a cast portraying Ailes and everyone else involved during his time at Fox News, ... Read More »

Marisa Tomei ~ #MeToo Presentation

 Academy Award-winning actress Marisa Tomei will be attending the sixth annual Albuquerque Film & Music Experience (AFME) this June. In addition to the documentary screening, Tomei will take part in the Panel: Women – Equal To And Greater Than: Looking Forward Through the Rearview. The panel will take place on Saturday, June 9thf rom 12:30–2:00pm at Hotel Andaulz. In the midst of the growing #MeToo ... Read More »

THE WHO: Daltrey Tells Why Rockers Have Escaped #MeToo Scrutiny

Roger Daltrey says he can’t understand why any rock star worthy of the name would “need to push themselves on women.” In a long and wide-ranging interview with The Daily Mail’s Sunday magazine, Event, The Who‘s singer got a bit testy when asked why we’ve heard very little about Harvey Weinstein-like sexual predators in the music business. In fact, he ... Read More »

JOURNEY & DEF LEPPARD: Tour Starts Tonight

The Def Leppard and Journey summer tour starts tonight (Monday) in Hartford, Connecticut at the XL Center. This marks their first time out together since 2006. Joe Elliott and Neal Schon on the Def Leppard-Journey tour, which starts tonight — Monday — in Hartford, Connecticut. “The last time we toured together was a fantastic tour — the way that the ... Read More »

This Just In ~ Randi’s Rock Update ~ Bob Seger! =)

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band are pleased to announce their show previously scheduled for October 28, 2017 has been rescheduled for Friday, February 15, 2019 at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Seger is feeling great and ready to hit the road. All tickets for the concert originally scheduled for Saturday, October 28, 2017 will be honored at the new ... Read More »

JOURNEY: Cain Says Squabbles With Schon Are Over

It appears that Jonathan Cain and his Journey bandmate Neal Schon have finally buried the hatchet after being unhappy with each other for much of the past year. Schon had been upset about Cain’s reluctance to record a new album, their concert song selection, Cain sharing his religious beliefs from the stage and a White House visit by the rest ... Read More »