Category Archives: Tony Gates Morning Show Blogs

Hagar Would Cancel Anything To Play Tribute

Sammy Hagar says he will drop anything and everything to play an Eddie Van Halen tribute show. In a recent interview, the Red Rocker said, “I’ll cancel a show, something Van Halen would never do.  We wouldn’t cancel shows. But I will cancel my show for a tribute to Eddie any day. Whoever wants to…MORE

Zeppelin Footage Found In Shed

Some rare Led Zeppelin footage is making its way around the Internet. A fan, who managed to film a few minutes of the the band’s show at Western Springs Stadium in Auckland in 1972, recently came across the video packed away in a shed. Not too unusual, but I still love hearing about these archival…MORE

University Offering A Master’s Degree In The Beatles

It’s not unusual for a university to offer a class or two about The Beatles – but now one school is offering an entire Master’s program dedicated to the Fab Four. The University of Liverpool – the band’s hometown – is offering an MA program titled ‘The Beatles: Music Industry and Heritage. My full life…MORE

DWI Charges Against Bruce Springsteen Dropped

The Bruce Springsteen DWI saga has come to an end, with two charges dropped and the singer pleading guilty to a lesser alcohol charge. Springsteen appeared before a judge via video conference on Wednesday, pleading guilty to ‘consuming an alcoholic beverage in a closed area’ for taking two tequila shots at the Gateway National Recreation…MORE

Paul McCartney Set to Publish New Book

Paul McCartney has announced the upcoming publication of a new book filled with old words. “The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present” will feature the lyrics of all McCartney’s songs. And there’s a lot of them, too; the book comes in a two-volume set. “More often than I can count, I’ve been asked if I would…MORE

Little Caesars Brings Back Pretzel Crust Pizza!

Little Caesars has heard your pleas, pizza fans! Little Caesars is bringing back its Pretzel Crust Pizza after hearing the demands and seeing the, seriously, online petitions! @littlecaesars is bringing back its much-loved Pretzel Crust Pizza to its U.S. restaurants following unwavering requests by enthusiastic customers, including a petition calling for the pizza to…MORE

Queen’s Roger Taylor Shuts Down George Michael Rumors

There’s a long-standing rumor that Queen was once considering George Michael as a replacement for Freddie Mercury.  But drummer Roger Taylor says it’s just a rock’n’roll myth. Drummer denies rumors they wanted to hire singer following 1992 Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert: — UltimateClassicRock (@UltClassicRock) February 23, 2021 Michael performed with the band at the…MORE

‘The Collected Works Of Jim Morrison’ To Be Published In June

A huge collection of Jim Morrison’s writings will be published later this year. The Collected Works of Jim Morrison includes the late Doors singers’ poetry, lyrics, and other materials including drawings, family photos, handwritten notebook excerpts, and even a treatment for a movie titled The Hitchhiker. This June, a massive new collection of Jim Morrison’s writings will…MORE

Ted Cruz Calls People who Leaked Wife’s Texts ‘A**holes’

Senator Ted Cruz says the people who revealed he’d taken a trip to Cancun while his state was being torn apart by a historic winter storm are “a**holes.” Cruz’s comments came during an appearance on the “Ruthless” podcast, which came after leaked texts from his wife revealed they’d escaped Texas’ weather troubles by heading down…MORE

Bon Jovi’s Parents Star in Video

Jon Bon Jovi’s parents are video stars. John and Carol Bongiovi are the sweet couple in the rocker’s new video, “Story of Love.”  The pair are both former Marines who have been married for almost 60 years. Who’s the good-looking couple pictured behind Jon Bon Jovi in the new “Story of Love” video? It’s John…MORE