Congratulations to Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx who has gotten engaged to his girlfriend of three years, model Courtney Bingham. They'll tie the knot on March 15th. This will be his third marriage.

Sammy Hagar's new album, Sammy Hagar and Friends, debuts at number-23 on the Billboard album chart after selling 15,000 copies its first week in stores.

Brian May says he is, "Sorry to see that [the U.S. government] got 'shut down.' The powers of Darkness, Selfishness and Greed are very strong in the world today. I find it breathtakingly sad. For you, and for us all." He will sign copies of his new book, Diableries: Stereoscopic Adventures in Hell, at Barnes & Noble on Fifth Avenue in midtown New York on October 21st at noon.

A video of Elton John doing "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" in tribute to his late drummer Roger Pope was played at Pope's service on Monday in England. Pope died last month from cancer. He was 66.

Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck will perform on NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon next Thursday, October 10th. The two have a show in St. Augustine, Florida Thursday night.