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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2015 file photo, Bon Jovi's lead singer Jon Bon Jovi performs during their "Bon Jovi Live!" concert at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia, on their Asia tour. A New Jersey woman battling lung cancer has received an unforgettable surprise from one of the state's most famous rockers, Bon Jovi. Rosie Skripkunis says her mother, Carol Cesario, is a lifelong fan of Bon Jovi and has always wanted to meet him. Last month, Skripkunis shared a sign on social media asking the singer to visit her mother. Bon Jovi surprised Cesario at his Toms River restaurant on Saturday, June 25, 2016, with an autographed guitar and a kiss. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana, File)

Jon Bon Jovi Gives Lifelong Fan Best Cancer Medicine

Carol Cesario and her daughter, Rosie, have shared a lifelong love of Bon Jovi. Now that Carol is battling stage 4 lung cancer, Rosie thought she'd try to hook up a meeting. Within ONE HOUR of Rosie's online plea for a meeting, Bon Jovi's people reached out to set up ...

This image released by Starpix shows Roger Waters performing at the 12-12-12 The Concert for Sandy Relief at Madison Square Garden in New York on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. Proceeds from the show will be distributed through the Robin Hood Foundation. (AP Photo/Starpix, Dave Allocca)

Why is Roger Waters Signing Random Names??

Is Roger Waters trying to be clever in some weird way? Is there an inside joke we don't know about? Why would he sign special deluxe editions of The Wall concert films with different names like Jimmy Smith and Johnny Dodds?? Waters' manager said, "Roger's 'autograph' is genuine and what is ...

Steven Tyler on the Today Show

FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2012 file photo, Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page, left, and singer Robert Plant appear at a press conference ahead of the worldwide theatrical release of "Celebration Day," a concert film of their 2007 London O2 arena reunion show, in New York. Led Zeppelin's lawyers asked a judge Monday, June 20, 2016, to throw out a case accusing the band's songwriters of ripping off a riff for "Stairway to Heaven." (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Led Zeppelin Wins Stairway Lawsuit

It took just one day of deliberation for a jury to find that the lawyers bringing a lawsuit alleging Led Zeppelin ripped off one of the most famous guitar riffs of all time, did not prove its case. In a statement, Zep guitarist Jimmy Page and frontman Robert Plant said, "We ...

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Steven Tyler Brought Up a "Farewell Tour" Again

Seriously, Steven? Again? On a recent appearance with Howard Stern, Steven Tyler again brought up a farewell tour for Aerosmith. He didn't say exactly when but it's pretty clear he's ready for it. "I love this band. I really do. I wanna squash any thought that anybody might have about ...

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How Much Would it Take to Get Led Zeppelin to Play Desert Trip?

Not even for 14 milion bucks. Online reports say that's how much Led Zeppelin frontman, Robert Plant, turned down to play the biggest rock festival in the past 36 years - Desert Trip. Showbiz 411 rock journalist, Roger Friedman, said that didn't sit too well with Zep guitarist, Jimmy Page, ...

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Colbert on Stairway to Heaven Lawsuit: Zep's Screwed

As hilarious as late night host Stephen Colbert's take on the court proceedings is, this is actually a great summary of why they're being sued for ripping off the riff that is the foundation of Stairway to Heaven. He even plays both of the clips in question - Stairway to ...

Inductee Tom Petty performs at the 47th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Awards Gala at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on Thursday, June 9, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Tom Petty Wildflowers Tour!

Tom Petty's Wildflowers album came out 21 years ago - in 1995 - but he's thinking of launching a Wildflowers tour at the end of the year when he finishes touring with his early Gainesville band, Mudcrutch (no Florida date for that one, folks.) The reasoning is, he's planning an expanded ...

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Jimmy Fallon Gives Words of Hope

After the tragic events of this weekend, what we need are words of encouragement and hope and love.  Not more arguing and blame right now. I really appreciated Jimmy Fallon's words last night on The Tonight Show.  Just like people all around the world, when he thinks of Orlando he thinks ...

Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando Offers to House Pets Displaced by Pulse Attack

Press release from Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando - formerly the Orlando Humane Society... For the past 80 years, it has been our honor to provide care and support for cats and dogs that need our help.  There may be victims that have pets that need care and shelter. We ...

What Orlando Means To Me (A Love Letter)

By Joe Rock When I was first told that there was a possibility of working at WMMO here in Orlando I was excited. Since I first visited the city when my age was a single digit I was blown away. The idea of the city beautiful being my new home ...



Finally! Title, Release Date for Steven Tyler Solo Album

After more than 40 years, Steven Tyler is about to release his first solo album. We're All Somebody From Somewhere is due out July 15. Some of the biggest producers including T Bone Burnett worked on the project, which has a country sound. The album was recorded in Nashville. Tyler's ...

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Slash Gave Broke Joe Perry Back His Favorite Les Paul Guitar

This is one of the greatest guitar stories ever. Plus, it will give you new respect for Slash, if you didn't already have it. Hear Joe Perry tell it below. And then check out this link to the "Slash's Guitars" Facebook page detailing the story (a little differently than Joe ...

What Didn't Morgan Freeman Like About "Shawshank Redemption"?

By Joe Rock "The Shawshank Redemption" is one of those movies that so many people love. It has been number 1 in ratings on IMDB seemingly forever. It was based upon the Stephen King book called "Rita Hayworth And Shawshank Redemption". In fact what Morgan Freeman didn't like about the ...

Rock N' Roll On A Les Paul

By Joe Rock June 9th 2016 would have been Les Paul's 101st birthday. He certainly had a monumental effect on Rock N' Roll. His signature guitar is played by legions of Rock stars. Here you can get a look at Led Zeppelin, The Who, Guns N' Roses and ZZ Top ...

How Billy Gibbons Acquired His 1959 Les Paul

A Les Paul guitar - wanted by musicians worldwide but the story of how Billy Gibbons got his 1959 Les Paul is hard to beat! Gibbons bought the guitar in 1968 just as ZZ Top was getting started. But why did he want this particular 1959 sunburst Les Paul? Because of ...

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84 Days Til College Football...But Who's Counting?

As soon as it gets really hot, I start thinking...College Football is coming!!! The 2016 season  will get off to a really cool start with the first-ever opening game being played overseas. California vs. Hawaii is Thursday, August 26 in Sydney, Australia. But the real start of the season is ...

Is Brian Johnson Nearing a Return to Performing?

Former (?) AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson has given a thumbs-up to a new inner-device whose inventor says is designed to help singers perform in high-volume situations without risking further hearing loss. Inventor Stephen Ambrose posted comments from Brian, given in an authorized press statement below:

Vedad Trbonja's idea... Enis Cisic and Zoran Herceg's creation...

Sarajavo Honors Bowie's Humanitarianism with Huge Mural

Musician Vedad Trbonja wanted to pay tribute to the man who not only gave the world the gift of groundbreaking music, but also gave his time and heart to bring awareness to the oppressed during the Bosnian war. He shared his desire to have a huge mural of David Bowie ...

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