The Who have added some soon-to-be Rock and Roll Hall of Fame firepower to join them on the road when the Tommy rockers bring their Who Hits 50! Tour to North America next year: Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Rock Hall Class of 2015 inductees, will serve as opening act on both North American legs of the Who’s jaunt. The Who also added a slate of new dates to their extensive trek. Joan Jett on Hall of Fame Induction: ‘I’m Flabbergasted’ “Having Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, a great American rock band, support us on our North American dates will ensure concertgoers a full night of entertainment,” Roger Daltrey said in a statement. “I love her.” “We’ve been very close friends with Joan Jett for a long time,” Pete Townshend added
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Taylor Swift has further filled out her impending world tour behind “1989,” the same week the recently released album returned to the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200. More news: Taylor Swift
Beanie Sigel is in critical condition after the rapper was shot in the stomach outside his home in Pleasantville, New Jersey on December 5th. Sigel remains sedated following surgery at an Atlantic City, New Jersey hospital and has been unable to speak with investigators due to the severity of his injuries, NBC 10 Philadelphia reports. No arrests have been made in the shooting.
Foreigner have launched a promo video for live album The Best Of Foreigner 4 & More, which featured recent live recordings of tracks from their classic album along with additional hits.
Deerhunter singer Bradford Cox was hospitalized Thursday after being involved in a car accident. On Cox’s Instagram, the singer posted a photo of himself wearing a neck brace with the caption “was hit by car.” He also tagged the location of the photo as the Marcus Trauma Center at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. No other information regarding the accident or Cox’s condition has been released. Was hit by car A photo posted by Bradford Cox (@bradfordcox) on Dec 12, 2014 at 4:39pm PST Deerhunter Roll Out Mellow ‘Monomania’ Tunes in Atlanta Cox also posted a photo of his father sleeping next to his son’s hospital bed.
Bob Dylan played a gig for just one fan as part of an experimental film series.