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Bon Jovi Will Invite Richie Sambora And Alec John Such To Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

Jon Bon Jovi says the band will invite former members Richie Sambora and Alec John Such to Bon Jovi’s Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony. Bon Jovi is quoted saying: “I haven’t had the opportunity to hear from either of them but without a doubt, they both will be invited and asked to not only come and share it, but to perform.” The ceremony will take place on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Public Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio, with the band’s classic lineup of Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, David Bryan, Alec John Such and Tico Torres named as the members who will be inducted. 

Watch Linkin Park’s Video Performance Of “Sharp Edges” From ‘One More Light Live’

Linkin Park have just released a moving performance video of their One More Light song “Sharp Edges,” taken from the new live album One More Light Live, out Dec. 15.  As reported by Rolling Stone, One More Light Live will serve as a document of the group’s final tour with Bennington, who unexpectedly died on July 20 at age 41. In revealing the new live release, the band’s members recalled Bennington’s artistry when recording their latest studio record. “We dedicate this live album to our brother Chester,” the group said, “who poured his heart and soul into One More Light.”

“Queens of the Stone Age” Singer Apologizes For Kicking Photographer

Queens Of The Stone Age frontman Josh Homme has apologized after a female photographer claimed she spent the night in hospital after he kicked her camera into her face during a gig. The incident took place as Chelsea Lauren was snapping photos in the front row at a concert in Los Angeles. Lauren posted a video to her Instagram page which appears to show Homme trying to kick the camera out of her hands during the band’s set.  Homme wrote on the Queens Of The Stone Age Twitter account that he was “lost in performance” and believed he had kicked over lighting on the stage. Upon hearing that Ms Lauren was injured, he said: “I did not mean for that to happen and I am very sorry.

HBO Releases First Trailer For New David Bowie Documentary

On January 8, 2018, on what would have been David Bowie’s 71st birthday, HBO is set to release a new documentary dedicated to the final years of the late musician. Entitled David Bowie: The Last Five Years, the new film by documentary-maker Francis Whately – who also gave us David Bowie : Five Years back in 2013 – will follow the artist’s journey as he released his last two albums The Next Day and Blackstar.  Containing interviews with those closest to Bowie, including producer Tony Visconti and musicians Earl Slick, Gail Ann Dorsey and Carlos Alomar, The Last Five Years will also feature rare interviews with Bowie himself.

Bon Jovi, Dire Straits, The Cars And Moody Blues Lead Rock And Roll Hall of Fame 2018 Inductees

Bon Jovi, the Moody Blues, Dire Straits, the Cars, Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe were named as the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2018 inductees Wednesday morning by museum President and CEO Greg Harris. Four of the five inductees – the Moody Blues, Dire Straits, Simone and Tharpe – were on the ballot for the first time.  The Class of 2018 was chosen by roughly 1,000 voters comprised of surviving inductees and music insiders, including record industry professionals, public relations executives and select members of the music media.  The ceremonies will be at Cleveland’s Public Auditorium on Saturday, April 14.