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Gene Simmons Moving To Washington, Says California Tax Rates “Are Unacceptable”

According to The Wall Street Journal, Gene Simmons is putting his Los Angeles house on the market and is moving to Washington State, near Mt Rainier. Simmons says the move is because California’s tax rates are high. “California and Beverly Hills have been treating folks that create jobs badly and the tax rates are unacceptable,” Gene told The…MORE

Eddie Van Halen Memorial Might Include Monument, Renaming Street

Officials in Pasadena, CA will consider a memorial honoring Eddie Van Halen. “Given the band’s connection to Pasadena and the hometown pride expressed by its residents, several requests have been made to name a street, alley or other monument in his honor. A strip of curb on North Allen near the Van Halen home on Las Lunas…MORE

John Frusciante: “It’s Just Returning To Family”, On Rejoining Red Hot Chili Peppers

RHCP guitarist John Frusciante says that in spite of the pandemic, the band is working on new music. “We were rehearsing for a couple months, then the quarantine started, and we stopped rehearsing for a couple months, then we went back to rehearsing,” says John. “We’re moving ahead with what we’re doing, writing new music.” Josh…MORE

Elton John Rebooks 2021 North American Dates For 2022

Elton John has once again postponed his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” Tour due to the pandemic. HIs 2021 dates have been rebooked for 2022. According to a statement, “ticket-holders for all postponed performances will receive new event information shortly and all original tickets will be honoured at the rescheduled performances.” Find more details here.MORE

Tom Petty To Be Honored Friday Night With Virtual Birthday Party

October 20 would have been Tom Petty’s 70th birthday and to commemorate the occasion, members of The Heartbreakers, along with Stevie Nicks, Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, Jackson Browne and more will be performing from their own locations. The performances will be available via live stream at tompetty.com. Find more information here.  MORE

Two EVH Guitars Up For Auction

A couple of Eddie Van Halen’s guitars will be hitting the auction block in December. A 2004 EVH Charvel Art Series electric guitar and a customized electric guitar Van Halen built at his home studio with his guitar tech Matt Bruck and given to a friend in 1991 will be among the items for sale. Find…MORE

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