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L.A. City Council Presentation To The Scorpions Canceled Due To Illness

On Friday, October 6th, The Scorpions were to be honored by the Los Angeles City Council in a presentation at the Van Nuys City Hall. This presentation has been canceled due to  “illness in the band.”  The group were scheduled to be honored for “fifty-two years of excellence in rock ‘n’ roll and said October 6th would be declared “Scorpions Day” in the city of Los Angeles in honor of the German hard rock veterans.. ...Read Full Story

Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame 2018 Nominees Revealed

Radiohead, Kate Bush, Rage Against The Machine and Depeche Mode are among the music legends leading the nominations for the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2018.  Joining them are Bon Jovi, Judas Priest, the Cars, Dire Straits, Eurythmics, J. Geils Band, LL Cool J, MC5, the Meters, the Moody Blues, Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, Nina Simone, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Link Wray and the Zombies.   . ...Read Full Story

Bob Seger Postpones Tour Due To Medical Issues

Bob Seger and his Silver Bullet band have postponed their remaining 19 tour dates due to an “urgent medical issue.”  Announced Tuesday, Seger explained the issue was with vertebrae in his back.  In a statement it said that rescheduled dates will be shared when available and tickets already sold will be honored.  The “Runaway Train Tour” was due to wrap up Nov. 17.

Bob Seger Postpones Tour Due to ‘Vertebrae’ Issue

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Tom Petty Dies At 66

Rock star Tom Petty, died Monday in California, said Petty’s manager on behalf of the family. Petty was 66.  The rock legend suffered cardiac arrest at his home in Malibu early Monday and was taken to UCLA Medical Center, according to Tony Dimitriades, longtime manager of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Petty could not be revived and died at 8:40 p.m. PT surrounded by his family, friends and bandmates.  . ...Read Full Story

Marilyn Manson Cancels Tour Dates Following Onstage Injury in New York

After suffering injuries following a mid-concert accident in New York on October 1st, rocker Marilyn Manson will be taking some time off while he recuperates at home in Los Angeles.  Nine of Manson’s upcoming concerts between Oct. 2 and Oct. 14 have been canceled, according to a rep.   Manson intends to reschedule these performances at a later date, though nothing specific has been announced.   Manson suffered injuries after a large stage prop fell onto him roughly one hour into his performance at Hammerstein Ballroom over the weekend.. ...Read Full Story

Billy Joel Duets With Paul Simon And Miley Cyrus At NYC Show

Billy Joel performed another show as part of his long-running residency at Madison Square Garden Saturday night (Sept. 30), and he brought a couple of friends along.  Paul Simon and Miley Cyrus  performed together with Joel at Madison Square Garden on Sept. 30, 2017 in New York City.   Saturday night marked the 45th show of Joel’s MSG residency in which he performs monthly. . ...Read Full Story