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    While the first rock song she ever memorized was "Bohemian Rhapsody" at age six, Erica credits AC/DC as the band that made her the rock and roll chick her friends and family know and love today. It should also be noted that the first man she ever loved was Jack Daniels and that she'll never be your beast of burden.

 

U2 Makes GQ’s “Least Influential People” List

With Thanksgiving this week and December’s holiday fun just a stones’ throw away, some media outlets are starting to put together their various “end of the year” lists. GQ has gotten a jump on the game, and spoiler alert: They’re really not over U2’s Songs Of Innocence iTunes giveaway. Read more...

November 25, 1984: Band Aid Record “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”

When Bob Geldof recruited some of the biggest names in pop music from the U.K. and Ireland in 1984, all he really wanted to do was record a charity single to raise money and awareness for the devastating Ethiopian famine. Read more...

Sting Joining Cast of ‘The Last Ship’ December 9th

It’s official: Sting will be joining the cast of his own Broadway show The Last Ship in order to prevent the production from sinking off the marquee. Read more...

Joplin Biopic Set To Begin Filming In 2015

It’s been well over a decade in the making, but the Janis Joplin biopic is finally taking some big steps forward to becoming a reality. Read more...

Steven Tyler Performing at Nobel Peace Prize Concert

Steven Tyler has been performing at some diverse gigs lately, and now he can add another interesting venue to his schedule. Read more...

Journey, Steve Miller Band Hitting the Road in 2015

Journey and the Steve Miller Band had so much fun touring this past summer that they’re doing it again in 2015! Read more...

Jimmy Ruffin: 1939-2014

Jimmy Ruffin, best known for his 1966 hit “What Becomes of the Brokenhearted,” has passed away at the age of 78. Read more...

Brian Johnson, Angus Young Surprise Fans At NYC ‘Rock Or Bust’ Listening Party

Fans in attendance at the listening party for AC/DC’s Rock Or Bust received a big surprise last night (November 18th) at New York City’s Webster Hall when Brian Johnson and Angus Young walked out on stage. Read more...

Bob Seger’s Label Not Releasing New Album In Australia

Looks like Bob Seger’s new album Ride Out won’t be taking a spin Down Under. Read more...

KISS News Round-Up: J-Pop Collaboration, Peter Criss Honored by Cancer Fund

This ought to be the most interesting collaboration of the year. Read more...