IN OTHER NEWS
Rod Stewart has announced another round of dates for his residency at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. They are nine shows from September 20th through October 5th, and nine between November 5th and the 23rd.
Former Dr. Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson, who just released an album with Roger Daltrey called Going Back Home, recently underwent an operation to treat his pancreatic cancer. When he was diagnosed in 2012, he refused chemo and was given 10 months to live. Doctors are hopeful for a positive prognosis.
Def Leppard bassist Rick Savage is selling his home in Ireland to relocate back to the U.K. The asking price for the three-bedroom home on 1.2 acres with a tennis court and streams is $2.57 million. He bought the home just over a year ago for $1.8 million.
Paul Stanley has added three more in-store appearances to promote his memoir, Face the Music. They are May 15th in Bowling Green, Kentucky at the Warren County Public Library; May 16th at the Barnes & Noble in Nashville and later that day at Anderson’s Bookstore in Chicago.
Brad Whitford is headed to the Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp in Las Vegas from July 31st to August 3rd. He is the third member of Aerosmith to do so, after Steven Tyler and Joe Perry.
Elton John performed “Gravity” with Sara Bareilles at the annual Hot Pink Party Monday in New York. The breast cancer fundraiser raised $5.4 million.