Uh? A musical Star Wars? Onstage?? In a stadium??? - The Times Online U.K.
Top rock albums of 2008? That's a matter of opinion - Associated Press
Wristband glitch leaves Kings Of Leon fans outside - Birmingham Mail U.K.
Looks like Embrace drummer Mike Heaton has found a second calling. His live music venue - The Hop - opens tonight - Wakefield Express U.K.
Zac Brown Band in Los Angeles - "Looking like a lost member of the metal band Mastodon in a skullcap and a beard made to collect crumbs, Brown was a gentle storyteller between numbers and a fiercely focused guitarist and crooner when the music played." - Los Angeles Times / Pop & HIss (registration may be required)
Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra in Newcastle - "His band performed as a group of close friends - jamming, drinking and sharing laughs." - Journal Live U.K.
AC/DC in Phoenix - "There was no sign of rust during the 105-minute set, which kept the sellout crowd on its feet the entire time." - The Arizona Republic
Stars in Toronto - "Campbell, along with co-vocalist/guitarist Amy Millan, were often the, er, stars on the floral-friendly stage, tossing roses and petals into the audience during the appropriate opener 'The Night Starts Here.'" - Toronto Sun
Al Jarreau in Milwaukee - " … Jarreau has talent and imagination aplenty. But he also exercises that talent with a sense of almost childlike joy and wonder." - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Slade in the U.K. - "Legendary Black Country rockers Slade made hundreds of fans Feel the Noize when they returned to Wolverhampton for a homecoming gig." - Express and Star U.K.
They Say It's Their Birthday … (Or so says Associated Press)
Connie Francis is 70
Dionne Warwick is 68
Dickey Betts is 65
LaCosta is 58
Sheila E. is 51
Daniel O'Donnell is 47
Eric Schenkman (Spin Doctors) is 45
Nicholas Dimichino (Nine Days) is 41
Hank Williams III is 36