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Billy Corgan Had Quality Control, Legal Concerns Before Reissuing Smashing Pumpkins' "Adore"
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 12:40 pm

Image Courtesy Universal Music Group DistributionThere will be a deluxe reissue of the 1998 Smashing Pumpkins album Adore hitting stores on September 23, a six-CD/one-DVD box set featuring 107 tracks, most previously unreleased.  Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan tells ABC News Radio that pulling together the enormous box set was more than a matter of just slapping together material from his considerable archive.

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The Doobie Brothers' Patrick Simmons and Wife Taking Part in Cross-Country Vintage Motorcycle Race
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 12:40 pm

Image Courtesy of Doobie BrothersFounding Doobie Brothers guitarist Patrick Simmons and his wife, Cris, are planning to go rockin' down the highway together on their vintage motorcycles throughout most of September.  The couple will be participating in the Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run 2014, a coast-to-coast event that begins September 5 in Daytona Beach, Florida, and will take them on a 4,100-mile journey ending September 21 in Tacoma, Washington.

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Christine McVie Ready to "Stand Up for Two and a Half Hours Balancing on One Foot" on Fleetwood Mac Tour
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 12:40 pm

Danny Clinch for ELLEThis fall, Fleetwood Mac will launch their first tour in nearly 20 years with Christine McVie, the voice behind such classic songs as "Don't Stop," "You Make Lovin' Fun" and "Over My Head."  The 71-year-old singer/keyboardist says she's been working out with a personal trainer so she'll be able to spend long hours onstage without collapsing.

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Billy Idol's New Album Set for October 21 Release; Listen to Lead Single Now
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 3:20 am

BFI Records/Kobalt Label ServicesBilly Idol has revealed the track list and release date for Kings & Queens of the Underground, the first studio album of original material from the veteran pop-punk star since 2005's Devil's Playground.  The record will hit stores on October 21, and features lead single "Can't Break Me Down," which currently is streaming at Idol's official website and YouTube channel.

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Keith Richards Sends Video Tribute in Honor of Chuck Berry Being Awarded Sweden's Polar Music Prize
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 3:20 am

Image Courtesy of Chuck Berry's ManagementChuck Berry was honored Tuesday as a laureate of the 2014 Polar Music Prize, although the 87-year-old rock 'n' roll pioneer could not attend the ceremony because of illness.  Veteran British rocker Dave Edmunds was on hand to accept the honor from Sweden's King Carl XVI at the event, which took place at Stockholm's Concert Hall.

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Entertainment

New "Bachelor" Is Revealed on ABC's "Good Morning America"
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 12:41 pm

ABC(NEW YORK) -- The next star of ABC's The Bachelor is recent Bachelorette contestant Chris Soules. The news was revealed Wednesday morning on Good Morning America.

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Matt Damon Pours Toilet Water on Himself
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 12:41 pm

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Matt Damon took a different approach to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: He poured toilet water on himself.

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Are Natasha Lyonne and Fred Armisen Dating?
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 12:41 pm

Jill Greenberg for Netflix(LOS ANGELES) -- Natasha Lyonne may have a new man in her life. The Orange Is the New Black actress was spotted getting cozy with Portlandia's Fred Armisen at the Netflix post-Emmy party Monday night, an eyewitness tells People magazine.

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Kelsey Grammer Wants More Kids
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 12:41 pm

Brad Barket/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Fifty-nine-year-old Kelsey Grammer became a dad for the sixth time last month when his wife Kayte gave birth to their son, Gabriel, but the star says he wants to add more to his brood.

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Mike Epps to Play Richard Pryor in Biopic, Oprah Winfrey to Star as Pryor's Grandmother
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 12:41 pm

Vince Bucci/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Comedian Mike Epps has been cast to portray Richard Pryor in a biopic to be directed by Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels.

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