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KISS, Eddie Van Halen, Pink Floyd and more.
Def Leppard now has five million Facebook friends. “We want to thank all of our fans on Facebook for helping us get to five million ‘Likes!’ To help us get to six million, head over to our page and invite your friends!”
Sharon Osbourne says she and her granddaughter Pearl watched a screener of the new Paddington Bear movie and she says, “Best family movie I’ve seen in years. Pearl and I watched it three times!”
Eddie Van Halen will be speaking at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. on February 12th at 6:30 p.m.
Pink Floyd‘s latest album, The Endless River, was the biggest selling album on vinyl in the U.K. in 2014. The Dark Side of the Moon was fifth and Led Zeppelin‘s self-titled debut was ninth.
Guitarist Jeff Golub, who played with Rod Stewart, Billy Squier, Tina Turner, Peter Wolf and others, died last week at the age of 59.
Former KISS drummer Peter Criss will appear at the Mad Monster Party in Charlotte, North Carolina on March 27th and 28th, followed by Phoenix on May 8th and 9th.
Paul Stanley says the late ESPN broadcaster Stuart Scott was “a sportscaster extraordinaire, eloquent speaker and shining light.” Scott died on Sunday from cancer. He was 49.