Seafair Torchlight/Fanfest (07-25-15)

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Seafair fans and KIXI fans turned out for the Torchlight FanFest at Seattle Center Sautrday the 25th. Lots of action at the KIXI tent. Even the Alaska Airlines Flight Attendant Drill Team got into the act... check out the pictures! Read More »


Unreleased 1979 Album Featuring Diana Ross Singing Songs from “The Wiz” Being Issued Digitally This Friday

Motown/Universal Music EnterprisesA previously unreleased companion album to the 1978 film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical The Wiz, featuring Wiz star Diana Ross taking on all of the production’s roles, will be released as a digital download this Friday, November 27. Diana Ross Sings Songs from The Wiz originally was scheduled to come out on Motown Records in January ... Read More »

Lynyrd Skynyrd Cancels Final Two Shows of 2015 as Gary Rossington Continues to Recover from Heart Attack

Credit: Clay Patrick McBrideAs founding Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington continues to recuperate from a heart attack he suffered in early October, the band has decided to cancel the remaining two dates on its 2015 schedule. A message posted on the legendary Southern rockers’ official Facebook page explains, “After further evaluation and continued treatment by his Doctors, Gary Rossington is ... Read More »

Report: “The Theory of Everything” Screenwriter Hired to Pen Freddie Mercury Biopic’s Script

Image Courtesy of Hollywood RecordsThe long-planned Freddie Mercury biopic apparently is set to move forward with a new screenwriter. Deadline reports that GK Films, the company that’s co-producing the movie, has hired Anthony McCarten, who wrote the Oscar-nominated screenplay to the 2014 Steven Hawking biographical flick The Theory of Everything. Ben Whishaw, who has played the character Q in the ... Read More »

Two-CD Joe Cocker “Ultimate Hits” Compilation Due Out in December

PRNewsFoto/Universal Music EnterprisesA new two-CD compilation celebrating the long career of the late Joe Cocker will be released on December 11. The Life of a Man: The Ultimate Hits 1968-2013 features 36 tracks, including the soulful British rock singer’s best-known studio and select live performances. Among the memorable tunes featured on The Life of a Man are Cocker’s classic covers ... Read More »