He’s got 8 kids, 5 grandkids and one great-grandkid…Mick Jagger is turning 75 years young today!
Roger Taylor, the drummer for Queen, is turning 69.
The Who frontman Roger Daltrey is sharing more details about his highly-anticipated memoir. According to The Who's Facebook page, the memoir will be titled Thanks A Lot Mr. Kibblewhite: My Story, and will arrive in the U.K. on October 18th in the U.S. of the 23rd. According to a synopsis of the autobiography, Mr. Kibblewhite was the Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer's "draconian headmaster" during Daltrey's rebellious teenage years.
Kiss bassist-singer Gene Simmons is announcing the release date for his book 27: The Legend & Mythology Of The 27 Club. Available on October 2nd, the book is Simmons' "no-BS take on the myth and the actual...musicians, artist and celebrities who died at the age of 27." Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Rolling Stones founding member Brian Jones are among the co-called 27 Club members mentioned in the book.
Rock fans in New York City want a street in the West Village named after Jimi Hendrix. The rock legend opened a recording studio on West 8th Street shortly before he died in 1970. He also spent a lot of time playing clubs in the neighborhood. Organizers behind the drive to get the street named for Hendrix say they already have 20-thousand signatures.
Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators are set to release their new album Living The Dream on September 21st. Ahead of the album, the group yesterday released the first single Driving Rain, the riff for which Slash says he played for the band at a venue in New Hampshire on the band's World On Fire Tour. Meanwhile, the band's U.S. headlining tour is set to kick off September 13th in Los Angeles and run through October 14th at the Aftershock Festival in Sacramento. For ticketing and more information, visit Slash's website.