KIXI Music News

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Sammy Hagar says because he’s “made gazillions of dollars,” he’s “spoiled rotten…it’s just art for me”

Leah SteigerSammy Hagar and his latest band, The Circle — which includes ex-Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony and drummer Jason Bonham —  recently released a new album called Space Between. He tells Forbes the album is “a concept record about money, greed, enlightenment and truth” — and when it comes to the money part, Sammy is certainly speaking from experience. …

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Santana & Journey keyboardist Gregg Rolie releases first new studio album in 18 years

Megaforce RecordsKeyboardist Gregg Rolie, founding member and original lead singer of both Santana and Journey, has finally gotten around to making a new solo album.  It only took him 18 years. The project, Sonic Ranch, is now available at Amazon and iTunes, and as you might imagine, it features plenty of guest appearances, including his former Santana band mate Michael …

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Some guys have all the luck: Rod Stewart hangs out with the mothers of seven of his kids

Tristar Media/Getty ImagesSay what you will about notorious womanizer Rod Stewart, but he’s managed to maintain good relationships with all his formers wives and baby mamas.  The proof is in a photo posted on Instagram by Rod’s former girlfriend, Kelly Emberg. In the photo, Rod, who’s 74, poses with Kelly, the mother of Rod’s daughter Ruby; Rod’s first wife Alana …

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2,000 light years from home: A rock on Mars is named after the Rolling Stones

Courtesy of the Rolling StonesThe Rolling Stones got a surprise Thursday night before their concert at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA…from none other than Iron Man. Marvel movie star Robert Downey Jr. announced prior to the band taking the stage that Mick Jagger and company had earned an unusual honor:  A rock on Mars has been named after them. …

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Jackie Wilson said: “I’m getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame”

Courtesy Brunswick RecordsHe passed away in 1984, but now, late, legendary singer Jackie Wilson will finally receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. “Mr. Excitement” will be honored with the 2,672nd star on the Walk on September 4 at 11:30 a.m. PT.  The star will be located at 7057 Hollywood Boulevard. Motown legend Smokey Robinson and Motown founder …

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Meat Loaf returns to the stage, joins cast of “Bat Out of Hell — The Musical”

Bruce Glikas/WireImageMeat Loaf has been absent from the stage for the past couple of years, but he made a return this week in a big way, joining the cast of Bat Out of Hell — The Musical on Broadway to perform “You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth (Hot Summer Night).” Footage of the moment is now posted …

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