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Guns n’ Roses, Eagles, Bill Graham and more.
Two former members of Guns n’ Roses will hit the road together when guitarist Gilby Clarke opens for guitarist Slash in South America in March.
Slash makes an appearance in the trailer for the new SpongeBob SquarePants movie, Sponge Out of Water, which will be released this year. Slash has said he’s a big fan of the cartoon show.
With Billy Joel doing a once-a-month residency for life at New York’s Madison Square Garden, there’s word that the Garden is looking to do the same at its Los Angeles venue, The Forum. Among those rumored to be on the shortlist are the Eagles and Van Halen.
Artifacts from the estate of late concert promoter Bill Graham will go on display at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles starting on May 7th through October 11th. Bill Graham and the Rock and Roll Revolution will include memorabilia, photographs, archival concert footage, historical and new video interviews, and psychedelic art related to his career. Graham was 60 when he died in a 1991 helicopter crash.
Lance Percival, who voiced Paul and Ringo in The Beatles cartoon series, died Monday in London at 81. The British actor had another ’60s rock connection — he appeared in the Herman’s Hermits movie Mrs. Brown, You’ve Got a Lovely Daughter.