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7/8/17-Queen Movie News

Rocker Brian May has stepped back from the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic because he's convinced he's found the right guy to play the late Queen leader. Actor Rami Malek has replaced Sacha Baron Cohen after the British funnyman fell out with May and his bandmate Roger Taylor over their artistic vision for the film, and now for the first time in over a decade, the guitarist is happy to let […]

todayJuly 8, 2017


7/4/17-Tony Hadley leaves Spandau

Tony Hadley has announced that he is no longer a member of Spandau Ballet. Hadley and the group formed as The Cut in 1976 and, in 1980, had their first UK hit with To Cut a Long Story Short. They went on to have ten top ten hits in the U.K. with songs like True (1983 / #4 U.S. / #1 U.K.), Gold (1983 / #29 U.S. / #2 U.K.) […]

todayJuly 4, 2017


7/2/17-Phil Collins Un-retirement

Phil Collins returned to performing live as he missed his fans too much. The English musician performed an energetic headline set at the annual Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park in London on Friday night (30Jun17), singing hits like In the Air Tonight, Easy Lover and Another Day in Paradise. Talking to the audience at the start of the gig, Phil explained why he was back on stage after […]

todayJuly 2, 2017


6/29/17: Steam singer dies

The singer behind the seminal hit "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye" has died at 75. Gary DeCarlo, who co-wrote and provided vocals for the lasting song with his band Steam, passed away after a battle with lung cancer. His wife was by his side while he died in a Connecticut hospital. DeCarlo had reportedly been in hospice care leading up to his death after the disease spread throughout […]

todayJune 29, 2017


6/26/17-Paul McCartney's Jail Diary

Designer Stella McCartney has named her father's unreleased jail time memoir her favorite read during an appearance on British radio show Desert Island Discs. The fashion queen told the long-running BBC Radio 4 program she has always found Sir Paul McCartney's Japanese Jailbird "very beautiful", revealing only she and his other kids have read the manuscript, which chronicles the nine days he spent behind bars in Japan back in 1980 […]

todayJune 26, 2017


6/15/17-Yoko Ono's Imagine!

(CNN) "Imagine" Yoko Ono had inspired one of John Lennon's greatest songs. It's easy if you try. The National Music Publishers Association on Wednesday announced that Lennon's widow is to receive a co-writing credit on the 1971 song as part of the organization's Centennial Song Award. During the announcement, a clip of an interview with Lennon from 1980 was played in which he said credit for "Imagine" should be shared […]

todayJune 15, 2017


6/9/17-Lionel Richie's knee

Lionel Richie had convinced himself he could carry on performing with an injured knee until his team forced him to stop. The singer underwent laparoscopic (keyhole) knee surgery, to treat a torn meniscus, a cartilage, in January and he subsequently postponed his tour with Mariah Carey, which was scheduled to start in March. The 67-year-old has now revealed that throughout his lengthy career he has been programmed to push his […]

todayJune 9, 2017


6/8/17-Phil Collins injured

Phil Collins has been rushed to hospital after falling over and banging his head on Wednesday. The singer slipped over in his London hotel room when he woke up to go to the bathroom in the middle of the night and hit his head on a chair and he was subsequently rushed to hospital, where he was given stitches. "Phil suffers from 'drop foot' as a result of a back […]

todayJune 8, 2017


6/3/17-Debbie Harry: Less Blondie?

Debbie Harry can’t promise fans she'll sing all her hits on her upcoming tour. The singer-songwriter and guitarist Chris Stein comprise new wave band Blondie and recently released their eleventh studio album, titled Pollinator. Blondie are about to embark on several international tour dates, but Debbie warns that she won't necessarily be belting out every single fan favorite. "I'm just going to get up there at the beginning of the […]

todayJune 3, 2017