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500 Guitarists Play “Highway to Hell”

500 Guitarists Play “Highway to Hell”

500 guitarists in Australia got together at a festival and played “Highway to Hell” by AC/DC at the same time, to set a new world record.  Considering the large group is made up of pickers of all ages and skill levels, they actually sound pretty tight.  

Listen to Toto Sing Weezer’s “Hash Pipe”

Listen to Toto Sing Weezer’s “Hash Pipe”

After Weezer covered both “Africa” and “Rosanna”, Toto announced they would return the favor by recording their own version of “Hash Pipe”.  Toto chose it because they wanted to do something, quote, “rock ‘n’ roll.”  They road-tested their version Monday night during their gig in Vancouver, and it’s TIGHT. Before launching into the song, singer STEVE LUKATHER said, quote, “We figured…

Beer Yoga

Who knew beer and yoga could go together! And I must say this has to be the best out there! OK so what is it? It’s precisely what it sounds like: yoga class enjoyed along with a pint, bottle, can, or growler of your favorite beer. The key when it comes to beer yoga is finding…

MUSIC NEWS

Aretha Franklin’s nephew remembers the Queen of Soul as “auntie”

Aretha Franklin’s nephew remembers the Queen of Soul as “auntie”

Taylor Hill/Getty ImagesWhile Aretha Franklin was known to the world as the Queen of Soul, her family knew her as a loving, family-oriented matriarch. After her passing Thursday from advanced pancreatic cancer, Franklin’s nephew, Vaughn Franklin, spoke to ABC’s Nightline about the singer’s family life. “When our parents passed away, my auntie became the matriarch of…

Sister Sledge remembers Aretha Franklin

Sister Sledge remembers Aretha Franklin

Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesAs the world mourns the passing of Aretha Franklin, her labelmates Sister Sledge have fond memories of the Queen of Soul. “There is no one like Aretha, and no voice like hers,” Kim Sledge tells ABC Radio. “She always lives on…because of all the wonderful music she’s given the world.” Kathy Sledge, who sang lead on the group’s…

Watch Aerosmith rock out on “The Tonight Show” this evening

Watch Aerosmith rock out on “The Tonight Show” this evening

Mike Smith/NBCJust a reminder that Aerosmith will rock The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon this evening. The program, which airs at 11:35 p.m. ET on NBC, also will features guest appearances by pop superstar Ariana Grande and comic actor Nick Kroll. Aerosmith’s Tonight Show performance comes a day after the band’s appearance on NBC’s Today…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

‘The Simpsons’ creator Matt Groening talks new series, ‘Disenchantment’

‘The Simpsons’ creator Matt Groening talks new series, ‘Disenchantment’

Netflix(NEW YORK) — From Springfield to Dreamland.  The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has a new animated series on Netflix set in medieval times, called Disenchantment. Groening, who worked with former Simpsons writer and producer Josh Weinstein on the new series, said its medieval time period was something they’ve both been itching to explore. “We both share a love of fables and…

‘Mile 22’ and ‘Alpha’ among this week’s new movie releases

‘Mile 22’ and ‘Alpha’ among this week’s new movie releases

Mark Wahlberg i “Mile 22”; Murray Close/© 2017 STX Financing, LLC.(NEW YORK) — Here are the movies opening nationwide Friday: * Mile 22 — Mark Wahlberg stars as a CIA operative leading a small paramilitary team on a dangerous mission to sneak a police officer with sensitive information out of the country. John Malkovich, Lauren…

Watch now: Marvel’s “Iron Fist” season 2 trailer

Watch now: Marvel’s “Iron Fist” season 2 trailer

Netflix(HOLLYWOOD) — They’ve made fans wait until three weeks before the show returns to Netflix, but the folks at Marvel Entertainment have finally released the trailer for the second season of Marvel’s Iron Fist. The clip is tight and action-packed and features co-stars Finn Jones and Jessica Henwick — both Games of Thrones alums — beating…

Scarlett Johansson named “Forbes'” highest-paid actress

Scarlett Johansson named “Forbes'” highest-paid actress

ABC/Heidi Gutman(LOS ANGELES) — Scarlett Johansson made more bank last year than any other actress in the world. That’s the official word of Forbes, which reveals that the star pocketed a cool $40.5 million between June 1 of 2017 and 2018, almost half of which came from Johansson’s $20 million paycheck for appearing as Black Widow…

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