Joe Perry says we need to keep our “heads up and ears open” as we might hear some new music from him before Christmas.

Sharon Osbourne says she is “filled with sadness over the passing of the incomparable [director] Mike Nichols. Thank you for all the years of entertainment…”

Dennis Farriss, the father of INXS members Jon, Tim and Andrew Farris, died on November 10th at the age of 87.

Foreigner surprised the Cherokee National Youth Choir recently when they awarded them $10,000 for their winning public service announcement about the importance of music in schools. The 28-member choir also got to back up Foreigner on “I Want to Know What Love Is” at their show in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The recent George Harrison box set, The Apple Years 1968-75, will be available digitally starting this Monday at all the major high definition digital audio retailers.

Michael Anthony will once again be taking part in the annual Holiday Stroll at Glendora Village in Glendora, California tomorrow (Friday). You can meet him at the Village Goldsmith at 158 N. Glendora Avenue from 6 to 9 p.m. Anthony sold his Glendora home in 2011 and downsized to a smaller property near the beach.