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Bon Jovi get gig extension for stadium show but must obey new rules

July 14th, 2013 8:40pm EDT
Bon Jovi
Rockers Bon Jovi have been given a stern warning about sound levels and curfew times at their upcoming Gillette Stadium concert in Foxboro, Massachusetts after local officials agreed to give the band an extension.

Jon Bon Jovi and his bandmates will hit the stage at the American football mecca with local heroes the J. Geils Band on 20 July (13) and their request to extend a venue curfew from 11.15pm to midnight has been granted by officials at the Foxboro Board of Selectman - but the band will be heavily fined if they don't adhere to the new rules.

The rockers have been told they must tur...
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Throw An Anti-Valentine's Day Party!

February 13th, 2010 8:47am EST
Anti-Valentine
Whether you're brokenhearted and bitter, single and spectacular, or just plain sick of the over-hyped Hallmark holiday that falls on February 14, don't let Valentine's Day get the best of you. Turn it into a cynical celebration!

If you're a singleton staying in to avoid all the schmoopy-schmoopy hand-holding, there's still no reason you should have to spend V-Day all alone. Ladies, invite your gal pals over and get loaded on champagne while playing silly games like "Truth or Dare" or "I Never." And guys, you can get all the dudes together to do all the things your girlfriends complain ab...
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Five 'Love Songs' That Aren't Really Love Songs

July 30th, 2008 9:32am EDT
Sting
The time has come. You've fallen in love. You just can't stop thinking about your significant other. You're ready to take the next step. You're ready to make them a mix tape.

Seems easy right? Just Google "Love Songs" and pop the first 15 you see into your iTunes, hit the circle in the upper right-hand corner and burn away. But not so fast, Romeo. There are pitfalls in the world of blindly including love songs.

In fact, there are many songs purported as anthems of adoration that are anything but. Tunes so misinterpreted that they turn into wedding standards and accompany f...
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Fascinating Facts

February 3rd, 2008 5:00pm EST
Tommy Lee Jones
Actor Tommy Lee Joneswas presented with the American Riviera Award at the 2008 Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Friday.

Kid Rock has added former J. Geils frontman Peter Wolf and ex-Allman Brothers star Dickey Betts to his touring Rock And Roll Revival revue. The rap-rocker has already included Run DMC's Rev. Run, aka Joseph Simmons, to his live entourage.

Superproducer Timbaland has been named the U.K.'s biggest selling singles artist of 2007. Combined sales of his hit songs The Way I Are with Keri Hilson, Apologize with OneRepublic, Give It To Me featuring Nelly F...
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Axl Rose's Whistling Tops Online Poll

April 2nd, 2007 10:24am EDT
Guns N
Guns N' Roses have topped a quirky new list of whistling stars. The group's hit Patience has beaten out Otis Redding's (Sitting On The) Dock Of The Bay in a Rolling Stone magazine online poll to find the best tunes to feature whistling solos.

The top five is:

1. Patience By Guns N' Roses

2. (Sitting On The) Dock Of The Bay By Otis Redding

3. Centerfold By J. Geils Band

4. The Stranger By Billy Joel

5. Don't Worry Be Happy By Bobby McFerrin.

-Check out Guns N' Roses' Pictures

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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Celebrity Birthdays, March 7

March 7th, 2007 3:00am EST
Rachel Weisz
Happy Birthday to "That 70s Show" actress Laura Prepon (1980), "The Constant Gardener" Oscar-winner (Best Actress) Rachel Weisz (1971), annoying comedienne Wanda Sykes (1964), "The Young Ones" actor Rik Mayall (1958), "Malcolm In The Middle" actor Bryan Cranston (1956), Pittsburgh Steelers legends Lynn Swann (1952) and Franco Harris (1950), Isley Brother Ernie Isley (1952), J. Geils Band singer Peter Wolf (1946), actor John Heard (1945), folk singer Townes Van Zandt (1944; d. 1997), film executive Michael Eisner (1942), Hill Street Blues actor Daniel J. Travanti (1940), "Bolero" composer Ma...
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Celebrity Birthdays, March 7

March 7th, 2006 3:00am EST
Laura Prepon
Happy Birthday to "That 70s Show" actress Laura Prepon (1980), "The Constant Gardener" Oscar-nominee Rachel Weisz (1971), annoying comedienne Wanda Sykes (1964), "The Young Ones" actor Rik Mayall (1958), "Malcolm In The Middle" actor Bryan Cranston (1956), Pittsburgh Steelers legends Lynn Swann (1952) and Franco Harris (1950), Isley Brother Ernie Isley (1952), J. Geils Band singer Peter Wolf (1946), actor John Heard (1945), folk singer Townes Van Zandt (1944; d. 1997), film executive Michael Eisner (1942), Hill Street Blues actor Daniel J. Travanti (1940), "Bolero" composer Maurice Ravel (1...
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