Author Archives: Randi Scott

EAGLES: Into 2019

The Eagles tour with Vince Gill and Deacon Frey in place of Glenn Frey is going so well that they will take it to Europe next year. They’ll touch down May 26th in Antwerp, Belgium and go until July 6th in Dublin, Ireland. They’ll visit Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, England and Scotland.  Meanwhile, the band’s next U.S. show is ... Read More »

SLASH: Wanted Someting Funny for “Rain”

Slash was able to show off a more humorous side of himself in the puppet-led video for “Drivin’ Rain.” The guitarist says he’d almost resigned himself to not making a video because every treatment he’d gotten was kind of dark and depressing. Slash talks about having puppets star in the “Drivin’ Rain” video: OC:…said that’s perfect. :16 “I just didn’t ... Read More »

PAUL McCARTNEY: Kids Book in 2019

Paul McCartney is getting into the world of children’s books. He’s created a book called Hey Grandude! with illustrator Kathryn Durst. The book’s title and inspiration came from a nickname McCartney got from one of his grandchildren. Paul McCartney on his upcoming children’s book. OC:…for a book. :22 “It’s called Hey Grandude! Why? Well, I’ve got eight grandchildren and they’re all beautiful, and ... Read More »

FLEETWOOD MAC: Another Best-Of on the Way

A new Fleetwood Mac compilation will be released November 16th to take advantage of the latest lineup’s tour. 50 Years – Don’t Stop will be available as a 50-track, three-CD or five-record set or as a single CD with 20 tracks. Both versions will be released digitally. The first disc focuses on 1968 to 1974 and includes early rock hits ... Read More »

BEATLES: White Night

The 50th anniversary edition of The Beatles’ White Album won’t be out until November 9th, but the seven-disc Super Deluxe edition already shot to the top of Amazon’s Best Sellers list. The charts fluctuate regularly and as of tonight (Wednesday), it’s at two. The four-disc set went to number-five. The White Album will be celebrated at a symposium at Monmouth ... Read More »

LED ZEPPELIN: 50th Digital Celebration

The 50th anniversary celebration of Led Zeppelin continues with the announcement that three new digital-only releases are available now. Led Zeppelin X Led Zeppelin is a career-spanning 30-track collection that touches upon all eight of their studio albums. It includes “Immigrant Song,” “Whole Lotta Love,” “Kashmir,” “Ramble On” and “Stairway to Heaven,” along with the digital debut of the Sunset Sound ... Read More »

Motley Crue ~ Quiz Time!

Motley Crue released their breakthrough second album, Shout at the Devil, 35 years ago today (September 26th, 1983). What is the only song on that album not written by Motley Crue? Stumped? Here are a few hints. It was first recorded by a very famous British band.  The band member who wrote it claims it was inspired by hearing The Who‘s Pete Townshend ... Read More »

WILL SMITH: Jumped Off Copter Into Grand Canyon

Will Smith celebrated his 50th birthday at the Grand Canyon with a bungee jump from a helicopter. He described the 550-foot plunge as going “from complete, absolute terror to the most magnificent bliss.” While dangling above the Grand Canyon, Will Smith exclaimed, “This is some of the most beautiful stuff I’ve ever seen in my life. This is gorgeous!” Tuesday ... Read More »

ELTON JOHN: Another Farewell Leg

Elton John has announced another North American leg of his Farewell Goodbye Yellow Brick Road tour. Set for the end of next summer and fall, the 25 dates have him starting in Salt Lake City on September 4th and going through November 16th on Long Island, New York. This stretch includes 10 Canadian dates, including a return to Toronto, which ... Read More »

EAGLES: Box Set Covers It All

All of the Eagles‘ music will be gathered in one box set on November 2nd. Legacy has all seven of the band’s studio albums, three live albums and a compilation of singles and B-sides. The 12-CD set adds two concert videos — Hell Freezes Over on DVD and Farewell Tour: Live From Melbourne on Blu-ray — and has a list ... Read More »