IN OTHER NEWS
Macca, Billy Joel, Scorpions and more.
Paul McCartney kicks off his five final shows of the year on Sunday in St. Louis -- followed by Houston, Vancouver and two in Edmonton.
J. Geils will sign copies of Rockin' Garages: Collecting, Racing and Riding With Rock's Great Gearheads, with a foreword by Billy Gibbons, at Billy Joel's 20th Century Cycles in Oyster Bay, New York on Saturday (November 10th) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds will go to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts and the late Harry Chapin's Long Island Cares Food Bank.
Onetime Alice Cooper guitarist Steve Hunter has been admitted to a Phoenix hospital with atrial fibrillation, also known as an irregular heartbeat. Doctors were able to get it beating normally.
Our sympathies go out to Scorpions singer Klaus Meine on the passing of his 92-year-old mother Erna late last month following a stroke.
Robert Plant, Santana, Steve Miller and Bonnie Raitt will be among the artists taking part in the Byron Bay Bluesfest in Australia on March 23rd and 24th.