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  • Former Lynyrd Skynyrd Drummer Readies Biopic 'Free Bird'
    Former Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer Artimus Pyle will co-write and produce a biopic about his life with the Southern rock band. The film, tentatively titled Free Bird, also focuses on one of the music's most tragic moments: The 1977 plane crash that claimed the lives of six people, including his friend...
  • Bernie Worrell, Parliament-Funkadelic Keyboardist, Dead at 72
    Bernie Worrell, keyboardist for Parliament/Funkadelic and Talking Heads and a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, passed away Friday following a battle with cancer. He was 72. "Bernie transitioned Home to The Great Spirit," Worrell's wife Judie wrote on Facebook Friday. "Rest in peace, my love -- you definitely made...
  • Damon Albarn, Johnny Marr, Ellie Goulding Outraged Over Brexit
    In a historic referendum, Britain voted to leave the European Union, leaving a wave of economic uncertainty that has left many musicians and entertainment industry members crestfallen and outraged.  On Friday, British musicians like Blur's Damon Albarn and British indie pop band Bastille used the stages of Glastonbury Festival as a platform. "Democracy failed...
  • Steven Tyler Confirms Aerosmith 2017 Farewell Tour
    Steven Tyler phoned into The Howard Stern Show Tuesday to discuss his new solo country LP as well as to confirm the rumors that Aerosmith are planning a farewell tour in 2017. "I love this band, I really do, and I want to squash every thought that anybody might have about this...
  • See Rob Thomas and Charles Kelley's Swaggering 'Smooth'
    In 1999, singer Rob Thomas stepped away from his main gig in Matchbox 20 to record the song "Smooth" for guitarist Carlos Santana's comeback album Supernatural. To call the result a smash is a little like saying the sun is hot — "Smooth" was a 12-week Number One and ended up...
  • See Brad Paisley, Demi Lovato Deliver Sultry 'Fight' on 'GMA'
    Not since his "Remind Me" duet with Carrie Underwood has Brad Paisley exhibited such chemistry with an onstage partner. This morning on Good Morning America, the country guitarslinger teamed up with pop star Demi Lovato to deliver an especially sultry "Without a Fight," their new duet. "There's a tangled mess of...