American music

Happy Birthday To Pat Benatar

Happy 64th birthday to Pat Benatar (real name Patricia Mae Andrzejewski), who was born January 10, 1953. Benatar is a four-time Grammy Award winner and has been married to her long-time musical director and guitarist Neil "Spyder" Giraldo since 1982. They have two daughters and live in Los Angeles...
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Listen To Halestorm Cover Joan Jett's "I Hate Myself For Loving You"

Halestorm will release their third covers EP, ReAniMate 3.0: The CoVeRs eP on January 6 via Atlantic Records and their version of Joan Jett & The Blackhearts' 1988 hit "I Hate Myself For Loving You" can be streamed below. © Randy Miramontez | Dreamstime.com
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Bob Dylan Never Imagined Winning Nobel Prize For Literature (Video)

Bob Dylan did not attend the December 10 Nobel Prize ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden but he did provide a speech, which was read by the U.S. ambassador to Sweden, Azita Raji. In the speech, Dylan said: "Being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature is something I never could have imagined or seen...
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Bob Dylan Won't Be Attending Nobel Prize Ceremony

Bob Dylan was recently awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, but the 75-year-old legend won't be attending the awards ceremony. In a new statement, Dylan tells The Swedish Academy he will be absent from the December 10 ceremony in Stockholm due to "pre-existing commitments." © Thevirex |...
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Happy Birthday To Bonnie Raitt

Happy birthday to singer/guitarist Bonnie Riatt who turns 67 today. Raitt was born November 8, 1949 in Burbank, CA. Raitt has received 10 Grammy Awards in her career. She is listed as Number 50 in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the '100 Greatest Singers of All Time" and number 89 on their list of...
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Tom Petty To Be Honored As 2017 "MusiCares Person Of The Year"

Tom Petty will be honored as the 2017 "MusiCares Person Of The Year" in celebration of his extraordinary creative accomplishments and significant charity work. Petty will be honored on February 10, 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center and performers at the gala include Foo Fighters, Don Henley...
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Steve Vai Says David Lee Roth Reunion Is "On The Radar"

Guitarist Steve Vai has spoken about the tentative plans for David Lee Roth's Eat 'Em And Smile solo band to reunite, following the cancellation of their November 2015 reunion attempt at Lucky Strike Live in Hollywood, CA. Roth, Vai, bassist Billy Sheehan, drummer Greg Bissonette and keyboardist...
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Happy 90th Birthday To Chuck Berry

Wishing a very happy birthday to rock n' roll legend Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry who turns 90 today. Berry was born October 18, 1926 in St. Louis, MO and was among the first musicians inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on its opening in 1986. © Ron Sumners | Dreamstime.com
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Warrant Drummer Steven Sweet Undergoes Emergency Surgery

Warrant drummer Steven Sweet was rushed into emergency surgery on Thursday, October 6 after his appendix burst. Please see the band's Facebook post below and wish him a speedy recovery. Warrant's next show is scheduled for October 14 in Champaign, IL and it's unsure if a fill-in drummer will be...
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Happy 69th Birthday To Meat Loaf

Happy Birthday to Marvin Lee Aday (aka Meat Loaf) who turns 69 today - September 27. Meat is currently promoting his new album, Braver Than We Are, which was released September 16. Braver Than We Are was written by Jim Steinman and a Facebook message from Steinman about the album can be read below...
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