• Brian May Slams Idea of Touring With Freddie Mercury Impersonator

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  • Ed Sheeran: “I’m Inspired By Bruno Mars”

  • Ed Sheeran Keeps Out of the Spotlight To ‘Protect His Mind’

  • The Glorious Corner: “Stranger Things”, The Beatles, James Bond and More

  • Celebrity Author Mark Bego Celebrates September 2019 With His 64th and 65th Books: “Supreme Glamour” With Mary Wilson and “Living The Luxe Life”

  • Watch: “The Shining” Starring Jim Carrey: Episode 3 By DeepFake—(Video)

  • Ed Sheeran Confirmed He Married His Longtime Love Cherry Seaborn

  • Eagles, Elton John, Metallica Lead Forbes’ Top Rock Earners

  • Beth Chapman Tried To Prepare Her Husband For Her Death

  • Taylor Swift Tops The World’s Highest Paid Celebrity List

  • Green Day To Release New Music

  • Lady Gaga To Launch Beauty Line on Amazon

  • The Glorious Corner: NYC Radio Jock Race Taylor, Lindsey Buckingham, Mad Magazine, Micky Dolenz and More

  • Watch: “Dora and the Lost City of Gold” (2019) – New Official Trailer – Paramount Pictures

  • “Dear Evan Hansen (Original Broadway Cast Recording)” Receives RIAA Gold Certification For Both The Album & Single “Waving Through A Window”

B.B. King Blues Club – SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY on 1/30, A Tribute to the Jersey Sound with ASBURY FEVER on 1/12 and A Tribute to LED ZEP with BLACK DOG on 1/29

Tuesday, January 12ASBURY FEVER!  The Sounds of The Jersey Shore:  Southside, Bruce, Bon Jovi and moreWith Special Guests TBANB:  General Admission Seating – First come, first seatedDoors at 6:00pm, Show at 8:00pm$12 adv, $14 at doorVIP Booths available for four or six people – Must buy whole boothTix/Booth for four:  $80  // Tix/Booth for six:  $120Asbury […]

GREEN DAY ROCK BAND HEROES

Multi-platinum selling and Grammy® Award winning group Green Day, along with Harmonix, the leading developer of music-based games,  MTV Games, a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), and Warner  Bros./Reprise Records today announced at the 2009 Spike Video Game Awards that they are collaborating on the standalone title Green Day: Rock Band. “We’ve worked with […]

GIBSON CUSTOM SHOP ANNOUNCES THE JIMMY PAGE “NUMBER TWO” LES PAUL – A LEGENDARY LES PAUL MODIFIED BY THE WORLD’S MOST LEGENDARY PLAYER

Gibson Custom announces the Gibson Custom Jimmy Page Number Two Les Paul Limited Edition guitar modified by the legendary Jimmy Page himself. Every musician knows that late ’50s Sunburst Les Paul Standards are hard enough to come by as it is. Obtaining a pristine and exemplary ’59 ’Burst and modifying it for heightened performance and […]

B.B. King Blues Club – A Tribute to SIMON AND GARFUNKEL with AZTEC TWO STEP on January 24 and a MONKEES Marathon with THE BLUE MEANIES on January 31

Sunday, January 24A Tribute to SIMON AND GARFUNKEL with AZTEC TWO STEPNarrated by PETE FORNATALE of WFUVFile Under:  Tribute, Classic Rock, RockDoors at 6:00pm, Show at 8:00pm$25When Rex Fowler and Neal Shulman of the critically acclaimed duo Aztec Two-Step burst upon the scene in 1972 on Elektra Records, they were often reviewed as having the […]

REMEMBERING BRITTANY MURPHY

     Brittany often cited 8 Mile, which she starred in with Eminem as a turning point  in her career. She earned a Standout Performance by a Young Actor (Female) in the Young Hollywood Awards.  A personal tribute from my magazine and website assistant, Lisa. I had the honor of meeting Brittany Murphy in NY city. […]

DEFTONES BENEFIT SHOWS FOR ‘CHI LING CHENG SPECIAL NEEDS TRUST’ A TREMENDOUS SUCCESS

On November 19 and 20, 2009 hard rock pioneers DEFTONES hosted two special benefit shows at the intimate Avalon in Hollywood, CA for their bassist, Chi Cheng.  Joined by a handful of their peers from near and far, both shows featured entirely unique sets with DEFTONESperforming songs from all five of their prior releases as well as some […]

JOHN WATERS CHRISTMAS AT B.B. KING BLUES CLUB, NYC-DECEMBER 22, 2009

Tuesday, December 22A JOHN WATERS CHRISTMASIn Association with Josh Wood ProductionsNB:  General Admission – First come, first seated1st Show:  Doors at 6:00pm, Show at 8:00pmSOLD OUT2nd Show:  Doors at 10:00pm, Show at 11:00pm$39.50 adv, $44 at doorVIP Tickets:  Reserved seats near stage and post show meet + greet – $100Like a wayward Santa for the Christmas obsessed, […]

BACK IN THE BIG APPLE: BOBBY LONG UPDATE!

Hey, we caught Bobby last night (December 19th) at NYC’s Mercury Lounge and have to say that it was his best show out of four we caught the second half of this year. Bobby will be back in New York in March, and will have some exciting news long before then. We know he has […]

SNEAK PEEK: The Runaways Movie Trailer

Here’s a little sneak peek of Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning in The Runaways as characters Joan Jett and Cherie Currie. The film hits theaters in Spring 2010. Movie Trailers – Movies Blog

Epiphone Announces Release of “Inspired By” John Lennon Casino and Revolution

Epiphone Guitar announces the anticipated release of the Limited Edition and New “Inspired by” John Lennon Casino offering the professional musician the same key features of Epiphone’s acclaimed John Lennon signature U.S.A. Casinos but at a more affordable price. Also based upon the “1965” Casino and the “Revolution” Casino, these two “Inspired by” versions combine […]

BROADWAY BEAT: THE MAC WIRE CHECKS OUT MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL!

by Anne M. RasoYes, we are known as rock and roll journos here on themacwire.com, but sometimes we do check out Broadway–and since we loves 50s and 60s blues (not to mention the 60s and 70s Stax sound), we had to check out Memphis on Broadway. There are no Elvis sightings onstage or in the […]

GOLDMINE: RONNIE SPECTOR: THE BAD GIRL TELLS HER STORY

Source: Our Friends at Goldmine Magazine December 18, 2009 by  Peter Lindblad (Susann Blond Inc.) Outside of her window, the mean streets of Spanish Harlem promised danger. Safely tucked away inside her grandmother’s house, a young Veronica Yvette “Ronnie” Bennett, the future Ronnie Spector, had a birds-eye view of the tough-looking girls that loitered on the […]

GOLDMINE: B-52’s BREAK THE MOLD

Source: From our freinds at Goldmine Magazine December 18, 2009 by  Peter Lindblad (The B-52’s/Warner Bros.) A crazy scheme was hatched one night in the mid-1970s in Athens, Ga. Alcohol was involved, not surprisingly, when God broke the mold and made The B-52’s. Sitting at a Chinese restaurant in Athens, Ga., Fred Schneider and company started […]

THE BEST OF ENTERTAINMENT AND SHOWBIZ

Was Tiger Woods’ infidelity a result of disease? Posted: 19 Dec 2009 02:10 PM PST New theories are slowly evolving behind Tiger Woods’ mistress mayhem. The latest theory that evolved stated it was not Tiger’s fault; actually there were medical reasons for Tiger’s behavior. Sex addiction and drug addiction are supposed to be the main causes […]

TONIC TEAMS UP WITH A-LIST DO GOODERS TO SUPPORT MUSIC RISING Madonna, Tom Brady, Carrie Underwood and Beyoncé Donate Customized iPods

This holiday season, Tonic.com, today’s leading good news media company, offers an exclusive, one-time opportunity for fans to purchase personalized iPods from their favorite celebrities. 100 percent of auction proceeds will go to New Orleans-based charity, Music Rising. For the second year in a row, the Tonic Celebrity iPod Auction will support Music Rising, a […]

HIGHLINE BALLROOM NEW YORK CITY UPCOMING SHOWS

NEVER SHOUT NEVERACE ENDERS, GREAT BIG PLANES, THE BIGGER LIGHTS DEC 17, 7:00PM  SOLD OUT Buy Tickets / More Info > AARON NEVILLEWITH CHARLES NEVILLE DEC 19, 8:00PM   CHRISTMAS SHOWBuy Tickets / More Info >  BIG BAD VOODOO DADDYDEC 20, 8:00PM  HOLIDAY SHOWBuy Tickets / More Info >  MOS DEFDEC 20, 12MIDNIGHT  JILL NEWMAN PRODUCTIONSBuy Tickets / More Info >  EAST VILLAGE […]

B.B. King Blues – THE SMITHEREENS on January 16 and WHISKEY ROCKS: A Tribute to Drinking on January 13

Wednesday, January 13 Whiskey Rocks!  The Greatest Rock-N-Roll Drinking Songs of All Time! with music by AC/DC, HUMBLE PIE, SKYNYRD, THOROGOOD, VAN HALEN, ZZ TOP, ROD STEWART, NAZARETH and moreFeaturing The All Star Buzz Band:  Jimmy Kunes (Cactus/Savoy Brown), Paul McGilloway (Arlene’s Band),  Gus Fafalios (Deep Purple), Doug Derryberry (Bruce Hornsby), Danny Miranda (Paul Rodgers, Queen, […]

MusiCares Names Neil Young “Person of the Year” for 2010

MusiCares names Neil Young “Person of the Year” for 2010  Neil Young is known almost as well for his charity and philanthropy work as he is for his music. The Farm Aid co-founder who also raises millions of dollars annually for physically and mentally impaired children via Bridge School Concerts will be honored as MusiCares […]

CAN IT BE… MEN AT WORK

If you are a Men At Work fan, check out the awesome piece our friends at Goldmine Magazine asked us to pass along…