Rock music

June 10, 2019 - 5:17 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — A new interactive exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is set to open next month. Cleveland.com reports that the "Interactive Garage" exhibit opening July 1 will enable visitors to play instruments on their own, or with friends or strangers at the museum. Visitors can get...
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June 07, 2019 - 3:45 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kirk Hammett of Metallica says with all he's accomplished in his career, playing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the NBA Finals between Toronto and Golden State is still a huge thrill. Hammett and former "American Idol" winner Fantasia Barrino stop by the latest episode of "...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2008 file photo, Dr. John performs during the 2008 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans. The family of the Louisiana-born musician known as Dr. John says the celebrated singer and piano player who blended black and white musical influence with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, has died. He was 77. A family statement released by his publicist says Dr. John, who was born Mac Rebennack, died early Thursday of a heart attack. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)
June 06, 2019 - 7:31 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dr. John, the New Orleans singer and piano player who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77. In a statement released through his publicist, the family said Dr. John, who was...
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FILE - In a Aug. 20, 2016 file photo, Brian Wilson performs at Elmwood Park Amphitheater in Roanoke, Va. Brian Wilson has postponed his upcoming June 2019 tour due to mental health concerns. The Beach Boys singer said in a statement Thursday, June 6, 2019 that he postponed the Pet Sounds and Greatest Hits Live tour after a recent surgery caused him to feel “mentally insecure.”. (Heather Rousseau/The Roanoke Times via AP, File)
June 06, 2019 - 4:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beach Boys singer Brian Wilson has postponed his June tour over mental health concerns. Wilson, 76, said in a statement Thursday that he postponed the Pet Sounds and Greatest Hits Live tour after a recent surgery caused him to feel "mentally insecure." The singer says he's dealt...
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June 06, 2019 - 2:45 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Bernie Taupin is known for his behind-the-scenes work with Elton John, but the British songwriter's visual artistry is stepping into spotlight in an art exhibit. Taupin's artwork called the "Bernie Taupin: The Artist, The Raconteur & His Blowtorch" will be unveiled...
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June 06, 2019 - 2:24 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Bernie Taupin is known for his behind-the-scenes work with Elton John, but the British songwriter's visual artistry is stepping into spotlight in an art exhibit. Taupin's artwork called the "Bernie Taupin: The Artist, The Raconteur & His Blowtorch" will be unveiled...
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2017 file photo, from left, Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts and Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones perform during the concert of their 'No Filter' Europe Tour 2017 at U Arena in Nanterre, outside Paris, France. The Rolling Stones are getting some company on their North American tour. The rockers announced Wednesday, June 5, 2019 they’ll be joined by an eclectic group of guest artists as the No Filter Tour travels the continent.(AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
June 05, 2019 - 11:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones are getting some company on their North American tour. The rockers announced Wednesday they'll be joined by an eclectic group of guest artists as the No Filter Tour travels the continent. St. Paul & The Broken Bones will be on hand when the tour launches at...
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In this Thursday, May 16, 2019 photo, singer Elton John poses for photographers at the photo call for the film 'Rocketman' at the 72nd international film festival, Cannes, southern France. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
June 02, 2019 - 9:28 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian gay rights activists and cultural figures are criticizing the local distributor of a new movie about Elton John for cutting scenes in it depicting homosexual activity and drug use. The deletions became known last week after a Moscow screening of the film "Rocketman." The...
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In this March 17, 2018 photo, Roky Erickson performs at the South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas. Erickson, the blue-eyed, dark-haired Texan who headed the Austin-based 13th Floor Elevators, a pioneering psychedelic rock band in the 1960s that scored with "You're Gonna Miss Me," has died, Friday, May 31, 2019. He was 71. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
June 01, 2019 - 1:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Roky Erickson, the blue-eyed, dark-haired Texan who headed the Austin-based 13th Floor Elevators, a pioneering psychedelic rock band in the 1960s that scored with "You're Gonna Miss Me," has died. He was 71. Erickson's death on Friday was announced by his brother, Mikel Erickson, on...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2017 file photo, Kenny Rogers poses with his star on the Music City Walk of Fame in Nashville, Tenn. Rogers has been admitted to a Georgia hospital for dehydration, according to his official Twitter account. A statement posted Friday, May 31, 2019, said he would remain there for physical therapy to "get his strength back" before being discharged. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
May 31, 2019 - 5:31 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Entertainer Kenny Rogers has been admitted to a Georgia hospital for dehydration, according to his official Twitter account. A statement posted Friday said he would remain there for physical therapy to "get his strength back" before being discharged. The statement said the...
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