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The Rolling Stones have released an album of rarely heard radio recordings, but Keith Richards admits with a laugh: "I barely remember some of them." "The Rolling Stones — On Air" was released last week. It features 32 songs that originally aired between 1963 and 1965 on BBC...
MILAN (AP) — Music director Riccardo Chailly says he had to start nearly from scratch with the orchestra to bring to the stage Umberto Giordano's opera "Andrea Chernier" for the gala season opener of La Scala. The season-opener Thursday, held each year on the Milan feast day St...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania appeals court for the second time has rejected a request to free rapper Meek Mill. Records show the state's Superior Court on Wednesday denied a request to free the 30-year-old musician on bail. Mill's legal team filed their appeal with the...
NEW YORK (AP) — A rep for John Mayer says the musician is in "good spirits" after undergoing an emergency appendectomy. The Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and guitarist underwent surgery on Tuesday. A publicist for the 40-yeaar-old said in a statement Wednesday that Mayer is...
Luke Bryan, "What Makes You Country" (Capitol Records Nashville ) If Luke Bryan has faced criticism from some country purists that his anthems aren't true to the music form's roots, he's got an answer — a polite one, mind you — for them. The opening title song on his 15-track CD...
PARIS (AP) — When French TV crews descended on a Los Angeles hospital in 2009, American reporters didn't get it. Johnny Hallyday was hospitalized. Who's he? Only a rock music idol and legend, a man France's president would eulogize Wednesday as "a French hero." Hallyday, known...
NEW YORK (AP) — Gene Simmons wants you to be rich and powerful, but it's not going to be easy. You're going to have to learn English, wake up early, turn off the TV and study. "I want to shake you up and tell, you a real harsh truth: The world doesn't need you," he says. "The...
NEW YORK (AP) — Kiss co-founder and entrepreneur Gene Simmons has a new book out in which he hopes to reveal the principles of being rich and powerful. There's no quick fix: You're going to have to wake up early, dress better, turn off the TV and study. "On Power" is part...
BERLIN (AP) — U2's Bono and The Edge have taken a trip on the Berlin subway line that shares the band's name and played a short concert on an underground platform. The musicians took a special train Wednesday from the Olympic Stadium, near the western end of the U2 line, to the...