IN OTHER NEWS
The Eagles Monday Forum benefit to support the Lustgarten Foundation’s efforts to find a cure for pancreatic cancer ended up raising $12.5-million for the charity. Although pledges from the 1,260 guests at the show added up to $2.5-million, Stand Up to Cancer has announced that one of its funding partners has committed an additional $10-million to the cause.
Gene Simmons says Motley Crue deserves to be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Simmons and KISS will be inducted on April 10th.
Paul Rodgers will hit the road in May in support of the February 4th release of his new album, The Royal Sessions.
Cheap Trick’s appearance on the Guitar Center Sessions starts airing Friday on DirecTV‘s Audience Network.
Bob Dylan’s 30th Anniversary Concert, held in 1992 at New York’s Madison Square Garden, will be out on DVD and Blu-ray for the first time on March 4th. It contains bonus material, including unreleased rehearsal footage and interviews.
Bob Weir and his band, RatDog, plus Gov’t Mule, are among the acts headlining Mountain Jam at Hunter Mountain in Hunter, New York from June 5th through the 8th.