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John Lennon’s Sister Wants Beatles Fans to Buy Parts of Strawberry Field
John Lennon’s sister is leading a campaign to offer Beatles fans the chance to own a part of Strawberry Field, and support a benefit campaign in the process.
Chris Cornell’s Widow Asks Fans to ‘Light a Candle’ on Anniversary of His Death
Vicky Cornell, widow of late Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell, announced a vigil ceremony to mark the first anniversary of his death.
Paul Stanley Would Prefer Third Solo Album to New Kiss LP
Paul Stanley said a new Kiss album had him thinking in terms of a “built-in letdown,” and that he’d rather record a third solo LP instead.
Music Modernization Act Passed by House of Representatives
New legislation designed to improve the way music creators are paid and protected was unanimously passed by the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday.
Prince’s Official Memoir to Be Published This Year
Prince's official memoir, written after a deal was struck just weeks before his death in 2016, will be published near the end of this year.
David Bowie and John Lennon Handwriting Turned Into Fonts
A series of downloadable fonts based on the handwriting of acclaimed songwriters has been released online.
Iron Maiden Preview Four New Halloween Masks
The range of Iron Maiden Halloween masks is about to be extended with four new additions.
Going to Concerts Can Extend Your Life, Study Says
A behavioral science study has concluded that attending concerts on a regular basis could extend your life by up to nine years.
Ozzy Osbourne Sues Promoter in Contract Dispute
Ozzy Osbourne has filed a lawsuit against venue owners and promoters AEG.
Ventures Guitarist Nokie Edwards Dead at 82
Nokie Edwards, a guitarist with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees the Ventures, has died at the age of 82.
Jonathan Cain Calls Feud With Neal Schon a ‘Bump in the Road’
Journey keyboardist and guitarist Jonathan Cain said his 2017 feud with guitarist Neal Schon was one of many “bumps in the road” they’ve experienced during a near-40-year relationship.
Lynyrd Skynyrd Could Continue Beyond Farewell Tour
Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington reassured fans that, despite having announced their farewell tour, the band will be around for some time to come.