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Ex-Boston drummer Sib Hashian dead at 67

Boston in 1979; Sib Hashian, center (Lynn Goldsmith/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images)Former Boston drummer John “Sib” Hashian died on Wednesday at the age of 67, his son, Adam, confirms to ABC Radio. As first reported by TMZ, and confirmed to ABC Radio by Adam, the veteran musician was performing on the Legends of Rock Cruise when he suffered a heart attack …

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Dave Davies’ son Russ says their collaborative “Open Road” is “traditional” with a “modern touch”

Red River EntertainmentFounding Kinks guitarist Dave Davies is releasing a new studio album that he recorded with his son Russ called Open Road on March 31. The collaborative collection features nine tracks that combine Dave’s knack for crafting melodic and introspective rock and pop songs with his son’s talents as a modern electronic-music artist. Russ tells ABC Radio that although …

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Kansas extends 40th Anniversary Leftoverture tour until end of 2017

Credit: Michie TurpinThe tour that kicked off last fall celebrating the 40th anniversary of Kansas‘ breakthrough 1976 album, Leftoverture, is now set to carry on all the way into December. The veteran rockers, who’ll launch a spring leg of the trek on Friday, have added a lengthy new series of concerts running from an August 25 performance in Shreveport, Louisiana, …

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Cher to star in new Lifetime movie about Flint, Michigan, water crisis

D Dipasupil/Getty ImagesCher has been an outspoken advocate for the people of Flint, Michigan, during the water crisis they’ve been suffering through since 2014. Now, the famed entertainer is going to executive produce and star in a Lifetime movie about the situation. Called Flint, the movie is inspired by a Time magazine cover story about three women from Flint who …

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