28 Songs Written About Bandmates
Scathing takedowns, passive aggressive points and tender goodbyes.
Eagles Lyric Pages Valued at Over $700,000 During Court Case
An auctioneer who’d been approached to sell 13 pages of Don Henley’s handwritten lyrics for “Hotel California” said he’d expected the transaction to raise at least $700,000 – giving each page a value of around $54,000. Those pages – and hundreds like them from...
The Moment Ace Frehley Knew It Was Time to Leave Kiss
Ace Frehley doesn't think about time. That's what he tells us early in our conversation about his new solo album 10,000 Volts as we point out that it's arriving 50 years after the debut album from his former band Kiss. "I don't think about [that] and dates," he explains. "I've...
New Business To Help Kids In The Fine Arts Opens In Eastern Iowa
It all started with a camp in Cedar Rapids Iowa. Now it is an opportunity to get more kids on stage throughout the state. Through improv and incredible theaters, Yesandia is offering kids a chance to perform with professionals. Improv is not only a fun activity in shows, but is...
Clueless Guy Mansplains Golf Swing to Female Pro at Driving Range
Some people just don't know when to shut up.
Mick Mars Is Open to Working With Motley Crue Again
Mick Mars has confirmed he’d be open to working with Motley Crue again. The guitarist retired from touring with the band in 2023 due to his ankylosing spondylitis, a chronic, inflammatory form of arthritis that progressively makes movement more and more difficult. At the time, his relationship with the rest of the Crue seemed good – the band even noted Mars would "continue as a member of the band, but can no longer handle the rigors of the road." However, months later things took a negative turn. Mars filed a lawsuit against his former bandmates, claiming they were trying to rip him off financially.
These Are The Most Stolen Items From North Carolina Walmarts
I think at some point in their life, everyone looks at their bill after a shopping spree and thinks to themself “What if I just pocketed some of this stuff and ran?”. Well aside from the “loss prevention” officers patrolling the door at most major retailers and the cop carts posted up in the parking lot, most people are stopped by their morals.
Kansas Drummer Phil Ehart Recovering From ‘Major’ Heart Attack
Phil Ehart of Kansas will be taking time off from touring as he recovers from a major heart attack. The news was announced via Kansas' social media, which noted that there is "no timetable for his return to the road." The statement did clarify that even with the time off,...
Mississippi, Put A Quarter In Your Freezer Immediately
With all these below-freezing temperatures and winter storms coming through the US, many people might encounter power outages a few times this season. March is just around the corner, which means those spring storms are going to be rolling in pretty soon - the old adage always said "March comes in like a lion, and out like a lamb."
Western Illinois Kindergarten Teacher Awarded For Helping Each Kid Feel Special
Congrats to Ms. Jenifer Guyton, Kindergarten teacher at Washington Elementary in Moline, on being a QC Teacher of the Week for the 2024 Spring semester.
Popular Western Illinois Restaurant Closes To Open New Space
You'll still be able to enjoy it, just in a different way.
Ranking All 52 Journey Songs From the ’80s
They sang about the lovin' things. But which one was best?
Iowa Is One Of The States Working Hardest To Quit Vaping
Vaping is a dangerous habit and Iowans really want to quit.
Wisconsin Has One Of The Most Rat Infested Cities In The U.S.
It would make sense for rats to be an issue in Wisconsin. I couldn't think of an animal that would be considered more of a Cheesehead. Rats are becoming a problem worldwide, including at a movie theater outside of London. Rats continue to be a huge problem in major U.S. cities.
Tom Petty Tribute Album, ‘Petty Country,’ Coming This Spring
LP features two former Heartbreakers, Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench, plus guests like Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson and more.
Ace Frehley’s Newest Cover Song Comes From a Very Unlikely Source
Ace Frehley has included at least one cover song on every solo album he's ever released, but his most recent comes from a very unexpected source. The tradition started with Frehley's 1978 debut solo album, when the Kiss star hit No. 13 on the pop charts with his cover of Hello's "New York Groove." Since that time he's covered famous songs from ELO, Sweet, the Steve Miller Band and others on studio albums otherwise filled with original songs. He's also released two records dedicated entirely to covers - 2016's Origins Vol. 1 and 2020's Origins Vol. 2.
This Iowa Town Was Named One Of The Ugliest In America
One Iowa city was recently named one of the ugliest in America, and it's one you may have never heard of besides if you have seen this show. Despite how flat people think Iowa is, Illinois has beautiful scenery. Rolling hills with beautiful farmland, gorgeous state parks, and plenty of adorable small towns scattered throughout the Hawkeye State. You can't forget about all of the fun and amazing things to see in cities like Davenport, Cedar Rapids, or the state capital, Des Moines.
Author Aims to Save Reputation of Tragic Drummer Jim Gordon
The author of a book about Jim Gordon, the once in-demand session drummer who violently murdered his mother in 1983, said he wanted to bring the musician’s reputation back from infamy. Gordon is heard on Derek & the Dominos’ “Layla,” Carly Simon’s “You’re So Vain,” Steely Dan’s “Rikki Don’t...
Recording of 'Bigfoot Screams' Resurfaces Nearly a Decade Later
This is one of several recordings recently shared as evidence of the mysterious "screams."
Children Advocacy Center To Show Off New Facility After Being Awarded Grant
Discover the new space and mission of the Rock Island County Children's Advocacy Center on February 29th.
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