Stories by Mike Anthony

Wednesday, March 4, 201503/04/2015

Hear two of Van Halen’s new live songs

There are now two streaming songs from Van Halen’s forthcoming live two-cd set available for us to listen to.  The…

Friday, February 20, 201502/20/2015

My interview with Vivian Campbell of Def Leppard

Since tickets for the Def Leppard, Styx and Tesla concert just went on sale, thought I’d let you hear my…

Tuesday, February 10, 201502/10/2015

Beer in review: the best of 2014 countdown

I’m finally getting around to giving you my Top 20 special releases, seasonals, and new releases from last year. I…

Friday, January 30, 201501/30/2015

Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne compensated for “I Won’t Back Down” ripoff

Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne have officially been added to the credits of Sam Smith’s hit song “Stay With Me,”…

Tuesday, January 27, 201501/27/2015

Ozzy plays Vegas?!

He wears black eye makeup, sings about mental illness, and bites the heads off bats — and now, Ozzy Osbourne…

Wednesday, January 21, 201501/21/2015

Elton John is king in Vegas

Elton John has bumped Britney Spears to take the top money-earning spot in Las Vegas. He is now playing a…

Friday, January 16, 201501/16/2015

35 years ago: McCartney busted in Japan

It was 35 years ago today (January 16th, 1980) that Paul McCartney was arrested in Tokyo, Japan for bringing 7.7…

Monday, January 5, 201501/05/2015

Bono may never play guitar again

U2 singer Bono has posted a long message on the band’s website, saying he may never play guitar again as…

Friday, December 19, 201412/19/2014

Happy Holidays from The Fox and David Lee Roth!

I could not resist posting this latest bit of mumbo jumbo from Van Halen’s David Lee Roth.  You might as…

Wednesday, December 3, 201412/03/2014

2015 U2 Tour Dates

Here’s a bold move for U2, given Bono’s current situation. The singer recently had surgery to repair serious injuries after…

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Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina waits to be introduced at a campaign event at Maple Avenue Elementary School Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Goffstown, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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