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CONFIRMED: Brian Howe, Formerly Of Bad Company, Ted Nugent, Dead At 66

Singer Brian Howe, who replaced Paul Rodgers in Bad Company and sang lead on Ted Nugent’s album, ‘Penetrator’ has died at the age of 66. He suffered a heart attack but was alert and communicating with EMTs however, he fell unconcious and could not be revived. Read more about Howe’s passing here.MORE

Vicky Cornell Speaks Out About Soundgarden Countersuit

The remaining members of Soundgarden have filed a countersuit against late singer Chris Cornell’s wife, Vicky, accusing her and Chris’ estate of “fraudulent inducement” and using money raised for charity for personal purposes. Read details about the countersuit here.MORE

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Sequel: Brian May Says “Not Likely”

Queen’s Brian May says a sequel to the most successful biopic of all time, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, is not likely to happen. May said, “Don’t think we didn’t think about it. We’ve talked. Basically we think not at the moment. Things could change, I suppose, but I think it would be difficult.” Get the full story…MORE

GoFundMe Page Started For Quiet Riot’s Frankie Banali

Quiet Riot drummer Frankie Banali was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer a year ago and was given 6 months to live. During that time he’s endured multiple rounds of chemo, biopsies and other procedures to ease the pain. He’s also been getting second opinions and trying alternative therapies. Bills are piling up so his friend, musician…MORE

Drive-In Concerts Successful In Europe

Drive-in movies have long been a thing, but drive-in concerts? That’s what some cities in Europe are doing to allow for social distancing. Concert-goers drive to the venue and stay in their vehicles while the band plays. The music is heard on a dedicated FM frequency on their car stereo. Get more details here.MORE

Tommy Lee Says Motley Crue Has No Plans To Cancel 2020 Tour

Tommy Lee took to Twitter recently to tell fans that no, there are no immediate plans to cancel The Stadium Tour with Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett and The Blackhearts. Read more about The Stadium Tour and check out Tommy Lee’s tweet here.MORE

Elton John Hosts Virtual ‘Living Room’ Concert

Elton John, Dave Grohl and a variety of other artists participated in a virtual concert that raised funds for Feeding America and the First Responders Children’s Foundation. Read more about the virtual show here.MORE

Alan Merrill: I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll Songwriter Dies Of Coronavirus

The co-writer and original singer of I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll, Alan Merrill, has died after contracting coronavirus. His daughter Laura shared the news, saying the 69-year-old had been healthy enough to play shows a few weeks ago. “He played down the ‘cold’ he thought he had,” she wrote, before warning other families not to be…MORE

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