Sunday , 9 December 2018

Music News

Joe Perry to miss Alice Cooper's 2018 Christmas Pudding charity concert on Saturday

Courtesy of Alice Cooper’s Solid RockAlice Cooper‘s 2018 Christmas Pudding charity concert this Saturday was supposed to feature a headlining performance by the Hollywood Vampires, the shock rocker’s supergroup with Aerosmith‘s Joe Perry and actor Johnny Depp, but unfortunately Perry won’t be performing at the show. In a post on his Sold Rock Foundation’s official Facebook page, Cooper reports, “Joe …

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Elton John releases video of rare TV performance of “Step into Christmas”; issues new digital holiday EP

Courtesy of DawBellA rare U.K. TV performance featuring Elton John and his famous backing band playing his classic 1973 holiday single “Step into Christmas” was rediscovered recently and premiered Friday on the pop-rock legend’s official YouTube channel. The footage hails from a December 22, 1973, appearance on the Gilbert O’Sullivan: Welcome to My Show variety program, which was broadcast on …

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Gene Simmons' mother, Flora, dies at age 93

Lynn Goldsmith/Corbis/VCG via Getty ImagesCondolences go out to KISS bassist/singer Gene Simmons, who announced that his mother, Flora Klein, has passed away at the age of 93. In a post on his social media sites, Simmons writes, “I lost my Mother. My mentor. My moral compass. And I am heartbroken…No illness. No pain. She simply quietly, went to sleep.” He …

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Barbra Streisand, David Byrne, Sting among veteran artists receiving Grammy nominations

Courtesy of the Recording Academy™/ Getty Images © 2018The nominees for the 61st Grammy Awards were announced today and among the nominees are a handful of veteran artists, including Barbra Streisand, David Byrne, Sting, Alice Cooper and Boz Scaggs. Streisand received a nod in the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for her latest release, The Music…The Mem’ries…The Magic! Byrne’s most …

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61st annual Grammy Awards: The nominees

GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty ImagesHere’s the complete list of nominees in key categories for the 61st annual Grammy Awards.  Winners will be revealed on music’s biggest night Sunday, February 10, live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on CBS. Album of the YearInvasion of Privacy — Cardi BBy the Way I Forgive You — Brandi CarlileScorpion — Drakebeerbongs & bentleys — …

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