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Fergie Gives Birth to Boy, Names Him After Crazy Rock Star

Axl Jack Duhamel. Singer Fergie gave birth to a 7-pound, 10-ounce baby boy on Thursday, according to the Associated Press. He’s the firstborn to Fergie and her husband, actor Josh Duhamel, who married in 2009. And with the name given him, Fergie joins the society of recent celebrity parents who give their children names no one will ever forget. (Remember North West earlier this summer? Or Ivy Blue Carter?) Although […]


Music News Week in Review: June 2 Edition

It’s that time of the week again…time to share some of the more pithy music news headlines for the week that were almost not worth reporting, but we decided to, anyhow. I wish I could say all the news was good, but for the artists in question, at least—not so much this week. Here goes…   JUSTIN BIEBER AND THE BUMMER START TO THE SUMMER Justin Bieber has been in […]


Music News Week in Review: April 21 Edition

It’s been a busy week in music news, both good and bad. While today is Record Store Day (so you should go and buy some), the music industry is also haunted this weekend by the passing of legends Dick Clark and Levon Helm. Beyond those major headlines, here are a few additional tidbits you might have overlooked.   FACEBOOK ADDS “LISTEN” BUTTON This could be an added bonus for both […]


Rod Stewart Pulls the Plug on Faces Reunion at Hall of Fame Ceremony

Boy, howdy…the drama just doesn’t want to quit at this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. After Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose’s public snubbing of the ceremony earlier this week, Rod Stewart is the latest bloke to say he’s not coming—dashing fans’ hopes of a true Faces reunion show at tonight’s festivities in Cleveland. Okay, so this time there’s not quite as much drama as Axl’s […]


Axl Rose Rejects Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

After all these years, it would appear that the drama surrounding rock band Guns N’ Roses is still three feet deep and three miles wide. In an open letter published on the GNR website, Axl Rose has stated that he will not attend this weekend’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cleveland (which would have likely included a reunion performance with former members of GNR). No real surprise […]