IN OTHER NEWS
Original KISS drummer Peter Criss will appear at the Wizard World Comic Con in Chicago on August 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th.
Rod Stewart has commented on the death of soul singer Bobby Womack, saying, “I must have listened to [Womack’s 1973 album] Facts of Life for months. What an influence, what a voice, so long, Bobby!” Stewart sang on Womack’s 1994 album Resurrection on the song “Don’t Break Your Promise [Too Soon].”
Pat Simmons, Tom Johnston and John McFee of The Doobie Brothers joined the Zac Brown Band on stage Saturday at Boston’s Fenway Park to perform “Black Water.”
Gene Simmons continues to get a kick out of reports that he urinated on stage last week in Denver. He says, “Honestly kids, if I pee onstage, I would own it — I did not. However, if I crap in my drawers, I will make sure to stand proudly behind it.”
Graham Nash will sign copies of his book Wild Tales: A Rock & Roll Life as well as the new CSNY live disc CSNY 1974 at the Barnes & Noble on Fifth Avenue in New York July 9th at 12:30 p.m.
Richie Sambora joined Dolly Parton on stage in England for a second time in a matter of days when they duetted on Bon Jovi’s “Lay Your Hands on Me” at the Glastonbury festival over the weekend.