Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins to be honored by Queen, the Police, Motley Crue in tribute concerts
What You Need to Know: Foo Fighters What You Need to Know: Foo FightersThe Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins, who died on March 25, will be honored by Queen, the Police, Motley Crue and many other acts in two tribute concerts in the fall. >> Read more trending newsThe Associated Press said tribute concerts are planned for September 3 at Wembley Stadium in London and September 27 at the Kia Forum in Inglewood, California. The plans for the concerts were released last week by the Foo Fighters on Instagram. “The Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts will benefit charities in both the US and UK chosen by the Hawkins family. Beneficiaries and further details will be announced shortly,” the Foo Fighters said on Instagram Wednesday.wftv.com
Members of Queen, the Police, Rush to honor Taylor Hawkins
The twin concerts for Foo Fighters’ late drummer Taylor Hawkins will include Miley Cyrus, Liam Gallagher, Joan Jett, Mark Ronson, members of Queen, The Police, Rush, Kiss, The Pretenders, Motley Crue, Queens of the Stone Age, Rage Against The Machine, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Supergrass and comedian Dave Chappelle.
Queen to release forgotten song featuring the late Freddie Mercury
Freddie Mercury and Queen Fast Facts Freddie Mercury and Queen Fast Facts (NCD)Members of the rock band Queen said in an interview this week that they have found an unreleased song by the band featuring the late lead singer Freddie Mercury. >> Read more trending newsBrian May and Roger Taylor confirmed during an interview on BBC Radio 2 that the band had discovered an unreleased song recorded before Mercury’s 1991 death from complications from AIDS. “We did find a little gem from Freddie that we’d kind of forgotten about,” Taylor said. According to May, band members did not think the song could be released because it was not completed. “But in fact, we went in there again and our wonderful engineering team went, ‘OK, we can do this and this’.wftv.com
Coronavirus: Queen guitarist Brian May tests positive for COVID-19
May confirmed via social media on Dec. 18, 2021, that he has been diagnosed with COVID-19. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Global Citizen) ((C)Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Global Citizen)Queen co-founder and lead guitarist Brian May has tested positive for the coronavirus. More than 88,376 coronavirus new COVID-19 cases were confirmed Thursday in the United Kingdom, including more than 11,000 cases involving the emergent omicron variant, Variety reported. More coronavirus pandemic coverage:>> Coronavirus: How long between exposure to the virus and the start of symptoms? (Photo by PETER PARKS / AFP) (Photo by PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images) (PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images)©2021 Cox Media Groupwftv.com
Why are vaccination rates so low? We found the worst county in each state and asked the politicians
Of the 26 politicians who responded, 17 were vaccinated, three were not, and six declined to say. The majority expressed deep frustration at the way politics had infected the campaign to inoculate enough Americans to wipe out COVID-19.news.yahoo.com
Final Member of Violent Baltimore "Trained to Go" Gang Sentenced to More Than 11 Years in Federal Prison for Racketeering and Drug Conspiracies
Roger Taylor, aka Milk, 28, a fugitive since July 2017, was arrested on June 30, 2019, and sentenced today before U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake. Taylor previously pleaded guilty to racketeering activities including narcotics distribution and robbery of rival drug dealers and gang members in TTG territory. Three other TTG members previously pleaded guilty and were sentenced to between five and 25 years in prison. The investigation was conducted by the FBI Baltimore Safe Streets Violent Gang Task Force, which includes FBI special agents and task force officers from the Baltimore, Baltimore County, and Anne Arundel County Police Departments. FBI Baltimore Safe Streets Violent Gang Task Force is responsible for identifying and targeting the most violent gangs in the Baltimore metropolitan area, to address gang violence and the associated homicides in Baltimore.justice.gov
New this week: Mariah Carey, Gloria Steinem & 'South Park'
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— "The Glorias ": Julie Taymor's film, based on Gloria Steinem's 2015 book “My Life on the Road,” is a biopic with verve and flair. Johnson's latest, premiering Wednesday on Netflix, is a playful eulogy to her father as she slowly loses him to Alzheimer’s. — AP Music Editor Mesfin FekaduTELEVISION— If laughter is good medicine, then it’s “South Park” to the rescue. Meanwhile, Randy deals with his alleged role in the viral outbreak that has the town of South Park on defense.
Brian May reveals recent heart attack, says he's good now
LONDON Queen guitarist Brian May says he recently had three stents put in after experiencing a small heart attack.May said Monday in an Instagram video that the stents were put in after his doctor drove him to a hospital after he starting feeling the symptoms of a heart attack. I walked out with a heart thats very strong now, May said. Im incredibly grateful that I now have a life to lead again, he said. His video post details a lengthy health saga this month that included dealing with a compressed nerve that was causing him extreme pain. Proceeds from the song benefit the World Health Organizations COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.
Singer Adam Lambert praises coronavirus 'champions,' says Trump should defer to medical experts
Adam Lambert performs with Roger Taylor of Queen at Suncorp Stadium on February 13, 2020 in Brisbane, Australia. "It seems to me that when he has a press conference and he speaks, it just makes things worse. The global artist, who launched his career after being runner-up on American Idol in 2009, told CNBC how he thinks the music industry will be impacted by Covid-19. Lambert told CNBC he had experienced moments of anxiety during the lockdown response to the crisis, and had started talking to a therapist once a week "just to get it all out." "I encourage anybody out there that's feeling a bit uneasy or unsure, either talk to a friend or family member openly.cnbc.com