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Former Ozzy Guitarist Disputes Snorting Ants Story From ‘The Dirt’

Former Ozzy Guitarist Disputes Snorting Ants Story From ‘The Dirt’

Former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Jake E. Lee has disputed the truth of an incident portrayed in the Mötley Crüe biopic “The Dirt,” in which Ozzy reportedly snorted a line of ants off the ground while hanging out poolside with members of the Crüe during a day off on tour. In the film, a young Ozzy…

Big Cheese 107.9 and WSAW-TV say goodbye to Emily Skye

Big Cheese 107.9 and WSAW-TV say goodbye to Emily Skye

Big Cheese 107.9 along with NRG Media, and the awesome folks at WSAW-TV, came together for a proper send-off for meteorologist Emily Skye, who is leaving to go work in television in her home state of Michigan.  Thanks to the stealthy recordings provided by Emily’s coworkers, Trav was able to gather a bunch of quotes…

There’s Now a Breakfast Cereal Honoring Bob Ross . . . Yes, the Painter

There’s Now a Breakfast Cereal Honoring Bob Ross . . . Yes, the Painter

      Yep, that BOB ROSS, from the PBS TV show “The Joy of Painting” in the ’80s and ’90s, now has his own BREAKFAST CEREAL. Somehow, someone decided to make “Bob Ross:  The Joy of Cereal.”  It looks like it has oats and marshmallows like Lucky Charms, and it’s available exclusively at FYE. SPOTTED:…

MUSIC NEWS

Jackson Browne, Bob Weir & more join Jack Johnson’s BYOBottle sustainability campaign

Jackson Browne, Bob Weir & more join Jack Johnson’s BYOBottle sustainability campaign

Brandise Daneswich; Jay BlakesbergJackson Browne, The Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir and Weir’s current group Dead & Company are among the environmentally conscious artists to sign on for BYOBottle, a sustainability campaign launched by Hawaiian singer/songwriter Jack Johnson. The initiative promotes reusable water bottles and water refill stations at concerts, festivals and other music events. Other…

Paul Simon announces charities he’s supporting with his Outside Lands festival performance

Paul Simon announces charities he’s supporting with his Outside Lands festival performance

Courtesy of Beautiful Day MediaLast month, when Paul Simon was confirmed to headline the final day of the 2019 Outside Lands festival, the folk-rock legend announced that he’d be donating all net proceeds from forthcoming performance to local environmental organizations. Now, Simon has revealed the specific organizations that will be receiving the funds. San Francisco…

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Def Leppard & Guns N’ Roses to headline inaugural Exit 111 festival

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Def Leppard & Guns N’ Roses to headline inaugural Exit 111 festival

Courtesy of Exit 111 FestivalLynyrd Skynyrd, Def Leppard and Guns N’ Roses will headline the inaugural Exit 111 festival, which is scheduled for October 11-13 at the Great Stage Park in Manchester, Tennessee — the same place where Bonnaroo takes place. Skynyrd, Def Leppard and GN’R will be the respective headlining acts on October 11,…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Watch now: Will Smith faces a younger version of himself in ‘Gemini Man’

Watch now: Will Smith faces a younger version of himself in ‘Gemini Man’

Paramount Pictures(LOS ANGELES) — Will Smith is his own worst enemy in the first trailer for Ang Lee’s action thriller Gemini Man. In the first promo, released on Tuesday, Smith is introduced as Henry Brogan, an elite assassin who is targeted by someone who can “seemingly predict his every move.” Brogan soon learns that the…

‘Endgame’ is no game: AMC launching ’round the clock screenings to keep up with ticket demand

‘Endgame’ is no game: AMC launching ’round the clock screenings to keep up with ticket demand

Marvel Studios(LOS ANGELES) — With some predicting Marvel Studios’ ultimate team-up movie, Avengers: Endgame, could have the world’s first billion dollar global opening weekend, theater chain AMC is trying to meet ticket demand with ’round-the-clock screenings.  The previous box office record holder was Endgame’s cliffhanger predecessor, Avengers: Infinity War, which took in more than $257 million domestically last…

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