Cannonball 101 Posts

U2’s Las Vegas residency has already grossed close to $110 million

ABC Digital  ·  November 29, 2023

ABC/Michael Yada U2’s Las Vegas residency, U2:UV Achtung Baby Live at Sphere, has been a huge success for the band and that’s pretty evident from the early box office numbers. Billboard reports that the first set of 17 residency shows, which wrapped November 4, […] Read More

The Rolling Stones are not a big enough draw for Prince William

ABC Digital  ·  November 28, 2023

ABC/ Ida Mae Astute While most people are dying to get their hands on tickets to The Rolling Stones’ upcoming Hackney Diamonds tour, future King of England Prince William needs a bit of an incentive.  The British magazine Hello! reports that at the Tusk Conservation Awards in […] Read More

David Bowie’s handwritten lyrics sell for over $100,000

ABC Digital  ·  November 28, 2023

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Some of David Bowie’s handwritten lyrics have sold for big bucks at auction. The BBC reports that a lyric sheet featuring the work-in-progress writings for the classic tracks “Rock n Roll Suicide” and “Suffragette City,” both from 1972’s The Rise and […] Read More

Judge divvies up Aretha Franklin's real estate among her sons, cites 2014 handwritten will

ABC Digital  ·  November 28, 2023

David Redfern/Redferns The ongoing debate about which of Aretha Franklin‘s multiple wills should be used to determine the handling of some of her estate has come to and end.  The Associated Press reports that Michigan Judge Jennifer Callaghan awarded the late star’s real estate to her sons, citing […] Read More

Daryl Hall to headline first Montreux Jazz Festival Miami

ABC Digital  ·  November 28, 2023

Stuart Berg Amid his legal battle with his musical partner John Oates, Daryl Hall has been announced as a headliner for the first Montreux Jazz Festival Miami.  The Montreux Jazz Festival, the second-largest annual jazz festival in the world, has been held in […] Read More

Spinal Tap’s Derek Smalls releases deluxe edition of solo album 'Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)'

ABC Digital  ·  November 28, 2023

Bottomland Productions/Immortal Records Derek Smalls, former vocalist and bass player of the fictional heavy metal band Spinal Tap, has reissued his 2018 solo debut, Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing), with even more music for fans to enjoy.  “As a rock’ n’ roller, […] Read More

Paul McCartney playing club show ahead of Brazil tour launch

ABC Digital  ·  November 28, 2023

ABC/Heidi Gutman Paul McCartney brings his Got Back stadium tour to Brazil this week, and to celebrate, he’s treating locals to smaller, more intimate shows. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer announced he’ll be performing a club show at Clube do Choro in Brasília […] Read More

Ace Frehley drops title track from upcoming album '10,000 Volts'

ABC Digital  ·  November 28, 2023

MNRK Heavy Ace Frehley is back with new music. The former KISS guitarist just dropped the new single “10,000 Volts,” the title track to his upcoming solo album, due out February 23. The album, produced by Frehley and Trixter’s Steve Brown, features 11 tracks of what’s […] Read More

Apple TV+ releases trailer for new docuseries, 'John Lennon: Murder Without A Trial'

ABC Digital  ·  November 28, 2023

courtesy of Apple TV+ Apple TV+ has released the first trailer for their upcoming three-part documentary John Lennon: Murder Without A Trial, which will debut December 6. The series, narrated by 24 star Kiefer Sutherland, aims to shed new light on the murder of The Beatles legend, using exclusive […] Read More

On This Day, November 28, 2020: AC/DC hits #1 with 'Power Up'

ABC Digital  ·  November 28, 2023

On This Day, November 28, 2020…  AC/DC hit #1 with Power Up, their 17th studio album and their first since 2014’s Rock or Bust. It was the rock group’s third #1, following 2008’s Black Ice and 1981’s For Those About To Rock (We Salute You). The […] Read More