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Lay Down Santa: Eric Clapton to release Christmas album in October

Lay Down Santa: Eric Clapton to release Christmas album in October

Gus Stewart/RedfernsJust call him Slowhand Santa: Eric Clapton is set to release Christmas album. Billboard reports Happy Xmas will arrive October 12, and will feature classic holiday songs as reworked by the legendary guitarist.  Happy Xmas will also contain an original Clapton Christmas tune called “For Love On Christmas Day.” Clapton tells Billboard, “I had in my head that these holiday songs could…

Farm Aid 2018 to be broadcast live on AXS-TV, with “Saturday Stack” extras

Farm Aid 2018 to be broadcast live on AXS-TV, with “Saturday Stack” extras

Scott StrebleCan’t make it to Connecticut for Farm Aid 2018? No problem. AXS-TV is once again making it easy to catch the “music with a mission” event, by broadcasting this year’s show live from Hartford on Saturday, September 22. In Farm Aid tradition, this year’s show features sets from organizer and founder Willie Nelson, as well…

Roger Daltrey says honesty, not wanting to become an “a**hole” kept his life together

Roger Daltrey says honesty, not wanting to become an “a**hole” kept his life together

ABC/Richard CartwrightRoger Daltrey is a rare rock star: He’s been married for almost fifty years and has never had a drug problem. In an interview with Rolling Stone, the Who frontman says a couple of simple rules have kept him on the straight-and-narrow. The singer married his wife, Heather Taylor, in 1971. Though he admits “[it’s] not easy,” he thinks…

“Mind Your Manners” and listen to Slash’s new Conspirators song

“Mind Your Manners” and listen to Slash’s new Conspirators song

Credit: Gene KirklandSlash has unleashed a new song called “Mind Your Manners” with his band Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators. The track is available now for digital download. “Mind Your Manners” will appear on the group’s upcoming album Living the Dream, which also features the lead single “Driving Rain.” The new record, the follow-up to…

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The Forge – R.I.P. Vinnie Paul

The Forge – R.I.P. Vinnie Paul

Tribute shows suck. I mean- they sound great, and remind us of the music made by those we’ve lost, but it just sucks having to do them. Last Friday, we lost Vinnie Paul, the founder and drummer of Pantera, Damageplan and Hellyeah. I got to interview Vinnie on a number of occasions and every time…

Top 10 Classic Rock Road Trip Songs

Top 10 Classic Rock Road Trip Songs

Now that summer is here, it’s time to think about hitting the road. And every road trip needs a great soundtrack. To get you started, here are my Top 10 must-have road trip songs.               10. Golden Earring – Radar Love Why it’s a must have: A steady rhythm,…

The Forge – R.I.P. Vinnie Paul

The Forge – R.I.P. Vinnie Paul

Tribute shows suck. I mean- they sound great, and remind us of the music made by those we’ve lost, but it just sucks having to do them. Last Friday, we lost Vinnie Paul, the founder and drummer of Pantera, Damageplan and Hellyeah. I got to interview Vinnie on a number of occasions and every time…

An All New Forge!

An All New Forge!

Wanted to bring you an all new show, with nothing but songs never played by me yet, and succeeded in doing so! Here’s how it all shook out, HR 1-1 WHITE LION – ALL YOU NEED IS ROCK ‘N ROLL RACER X – BLOWIN’ UP THE RADIO FEMME FATALE – CRADLE ROCKIN’ ACCEPT – SLAVES…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

“Quantico” star Priyanka Chopra confirms engagement to pop star Nick Jonas

“Quantico” star Priyanka Chopra confirms engagement to pop star Nick Jonas

Prodip Guha/Hindustan Times via Getty Images(MUMBAI) — Quantico star Priyanka Chopra and pop star Nick Jonas are finally Instagram official: The couple confirmed their rumored engagement with a posting on Chopra’s social media. “The only way to do this… with Family and God. Thank you all for your wishes and blessings,” Chopra, 36, wrote, captioning…

“Watchmen” series officially coming to HBO in 2019

“Watchmen” series officially coming to HBO in 2019

HBO/Van Redin (Regina King)Watchmen has officially been ordered to series at HBO, Variety reports. The Damon Lindelof series, based on the classic DC graphic novel about superheroes who are treated as outlaws, is set to debut in 2019.  Until now, the show had just been in its pilot stage. HBO says the new series “embraces…

Renée Zellweger to star in new Netflix show, “What/If”

Renée Zellweger to star in new Netflix show, “What/If”

JB Lacroix/ Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Renée Zellweger is heading to Netflix. The actress will be starring a new drama series called What/If, set to debut on the streaming site in 2019. The show, described as a “social thriller,” is about newlyweds in a financial bind, who find themselves tempted into a lucrative but ethically…