IN OTHER NEWS
Shannon Tweed, wife of Gene Simmons, says she is sad to hear about the death of actor Eli Wallach. “I did have the pleasure of meeting and working with Eli. What a great life.”
When Ted Nugent performs just outside Detroit on July 19th, it will be his 6500th show.
Brian May says Tuesday’s Queen + Adam Lambert show in Edmonton, Canada was “an incredible night and by far the loudest and most inspiring response of the tour so far.” Next up is Calgary on Thursday.
Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer just bought himself a Lamborghini Huracan, which starts at $195,000. He test drove it the other day in Italy.
Mark Knopfler will perform “Local Hero” at the opening ceremony of the Great North Run in his hometown of Newcastle, England on September 7th.
While Bob Dylan’s handwritten lyrics for “Like a Rolling Stone” received all the attention for fetching $2 million at auction yesterday (Tuesday), another of his songs also sold well. His autographed manuscript of “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall” went for $485,000.
Motorhead are re-issuing last year’s Aftershock album with a bonus live disc recorded at shows earlier this year. Titled Aftershock: Tour Edition, it comes out digitally on July 8th and as a double CD on July 29th. A video of “Lost Woman Blues,” recorded in San Francisco this April, will premiere on VH1 Classic on July 7th.