Archive for July 19th, 2012

The Who to Honor Unused 1979 Tickets at 2013 Show in Rhode Island

July 19th, 2012
Anyone out there still holding onto their ticket for the Who at the Providence Civic Center in 1979 is in for an amazing surprise The Rhode Island venue (now called the Dunkin Donuts Center) will be honoring the tickets when the Who return on February 26th 2013 during their Quadrophenia...

Swizz Beatz May Still Be Implicated in Megaupload Case

July 19th, 2012
Swizz Beatz may yet find himself a part of the federal case against the file-sharing website Megaupload for which the producer was listed as a CEO as Vulture points out Recently Megaupload filed a motion to dismiss the federal indictment claiming the US had no right to prosecute them Stateside since...

Live Sue Former Frontman Ed Kowalczyk

July 19th, 2012
The alt-rock group Live are suing vocalist Ed Kowalczyk to make sure he doesn't use the band's name and are seeking an injunction and $2 million in damages for trademark infringement trademark dilution and false designation of origin Billboard reports Technically it is not Live members Chad Taylor Patrick Dahlheimer...

Nils Lofgren: ‘I Don’t Know If Americans Can Handle a Three-and-a-Half Hour Show”

July 19th, 2012
The day before Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney had the plug pulled on them at London's Hyde Park E Street Band guitarist Nils Lofgren called into Rolling Stone to give an update on the tour "[Bruce] isn't constrained by curfew fines or set times and lengths" Lofgren said "He takes...

Former Lil Wayne Bandmate B.G. Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

July 19th, 2012
BG the former Cash Money Records rapper and a member of the group Hot Boys with Juvenile and Lil Wayne was sentenced to 14 years in prison (as well as three years of supervised release following the completion of his sentence) after pleading guilty to two counts of being a...