NEWS Led Zeppelin are no longer the favourites to headline next year’s Glastonbury Festival, with bookies having now installed rapper Kendrick Lamar as favourite. Robert Plant recently joked that another reunion of the band was likely to take place only “
Four members of Russian punk rockers Pussy Riot were each sentenced to 15 days in jail after invading the pitch at the 2018 World Cup Final dressed as police officials while protesting to free the country’s political prisoners.
To coincide with their latest European tour, Blackberry Smoke release a six-song acoustic EP called The Southern Ground Sessions on October 26. It includes five tracks from their latest album Find A Light, plus a cover of Tom Petty’s You Got Lucky that features vocals from Amanda Shire.
A life-size bronze statue of Chris Cornell (pictured) is to be erected at the Museum Of Pop Culture in his home town of Seattle on August 29, the date of what would have been the Soundgarden frontman’s fiftyfourth birthday.
Great White have replaced lead singer Terry Ilious with Mitch Malloy, once very briefly with Van Halen. Ilous, who spent almost eight years with the band, said he was “disheartened at the abrupt end”, claiming that he was not informed of the decision.