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Rod Stewart Responds To Soccer Ball Lawsuit

Rod Stewart Responds To Soccer Ball Lawsuit

Rod Stewart doesn’t seem all that surprised to learn he injured a fan by kicking a soccer ball into the crowd at one of his shows.  When asked about a 2012 incident that has sparked a lawsuit, the rocker simply told TMZ “it’s a contact sport.”  Stewart is an avid soccer fan, and has been…

Springsteen’s First Seven Albums Compiled For New Box Set

Springsteen's First Seven Albums Compiled For New Box Set

Bruce Springsteen’s first seven albums are receiving a special reissue.  The new box set spans the first eleven years of the rocker’s recording career, up through “Born In The U.S.A.”   The collection marks the first time remastered versions of these discs will be available on vinyl, while “Born To Run” and “Darkness On The Edge…

Blondie Exhibit Opens For Short NYC Run

Blondie Exhibit Opens For Short NYC Run

Blondie guitarist Chris Stein’s photographic talents are on display in New York.  HollywoodReporter.com says pictures the rocker has snapped of singer Debbie Harry are part of “A Blondie Exhibition,” which opened this week at the Chelsea Hotel Storefront Gallery.  Images taken by other artists are on display as well, but Harry says she’s preferred to…

Rod Stewart Sued Over Soccer Ball Incident At Vegas Concert

Rod Stewart Sued Over Soccer Ball Incident At Vegas Concert

Rod Stewart might want to keep the soccer balls out of his shows.  TheWrap.com says the rocker is being sued by a concertgoer who claims he suffered a facial fracture and other injuries when he was hit in the face by a ball Rod kicked into the crowd.  In a suit filed in Clark County,…

Billy Joel Fan Suing Madison Square Garden Over Attack

Billy Joel Fan Suing Madison Square Garden Over Attack

A Billy Joel fan is taking legal action after being attacked at a concert.  “The New York Post” says Ari Ganeles has filed a civil suit against Madison Square Garden over a brawl that occurred at the “Piano Man’s” August 7th show.  He claims he suffered arm, nose, and rib fractures when a group of…

Paul McCartney Pens Song Ahead Of Climate Change Summit

Paul McCartney Pens Song Ahead Of Climate Change Summit

Paul McCartney is getting political in his latest song.  The former Beatle is addressing the issue of climate change in “Meat Free Monday.” And McCartney has some star power backing the song — and the cause.  His lyric video to “Meat Free Monday” is comprised of photos of supporters, and features celebrities including Woody Harrelson,…

Stevie Nicks Photography Exhibit Opening This Fall In NYC

Stevie Nicks Photography Exhibit Opening This Fall In NYC

A collection of Stevie Nicks’ photographs is going on display in New York City.  “The New York Times” says “24 K Gold” features self-portraits the rocker made with Polaroid cameras over a 12-year period, from 1975 through 1987.  The Fleetwood Mac frontwoman explains in a statement that she began taking pictures because she wanted to…

U2’s Bono Taking iTunes Album Giveaway Criticism In Stride

U2's Bono Taking iTunes Album Giveaway Criticism In Stride

U2’s Bono says the band knew their recent surprise album release would rub some people the wrong way. But the rocker tells San Francisco’s Live 105-KITS it’s a chance they were willing to take because “every songwriter just wants to get heard.” He adds their album blitz has been successful. He says the most recent…

New Aretha Franklin Album Coming September 30

New Aretha Franklin Album Coming September 30

Aretha Franklin’s next album will arrive at the end of the month.  A rep for Clive Davis, who is the executive producer on the project, tells Billboard.com the disc will be available on September 30th.  Showbiz411.com first broke the news of the legendary Queen of Soul’s release, which has been timed to make sure it’s…

Paul McCartney To Release “Collector’s Edition” Of “New”

Paul McCartney To Release "Collector's Edition" Of "New"

Paul McCartney’s latest album is getting an upgrade.  The former Beatle is putting together a “Collector’s Edition” of his most recent release, “New.”  The special set includes the 14 tracks from the original deluxe edition of the album, along with a bonus disc of music and a DVD that take fans behind the scenes on…

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