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Paul McCartney, Gene Simmons and Sting Declared the World's Richest Bassists
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 6:06 pm

MJ Kim/MPL CommunicationsHolding down the "big bottom" for a big-name band can earn a musician some big bucks.  That's the upshot of a new list from Richest.com that ranks the top 10 bass players based on their net worth.

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John Lennon's Murderer, Mark David Chapman, Once Again Denied Parole
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 6:06 pm

NYS Department of Corrections and Community SupervisionFor the eighth time since his incarceration for the December 8, 1980, the murderer of John Lennon, Mark David Chapman, has been denied parole.  The decision by the New York State Board of Parole came following a videoconference interview with Chapman held Wednesday at the Wende Correctional Facility in Alden, New York.

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Alice Cooper to Take Part in NYC Q&A and Film Screening Event in October
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 6:06 pm

Ross Halfin/Universal MusicRock fans who'll be in New York City during the week leading up to Halloween will have the chance to attend a special Q&A and film event featuring one of the world's scariest rock stars, Alice Cooper.  This October 27, the legendary shock rocker will visit the 92nd Street Y, where he will be interviewed by Rolling Stone journalist Anthony DeCurtis following a screening of the 2014 documentary Super Duper Alice Cooper.

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Billy Joel to Receive "Once in a Century" Honor from Performing-Rights Organization ASCAP
Updated: August 21, 2014 - 10:41 pm

Image Courtesy of Myrna SuarezBilly Joel is among the respected music artists who will receive a prestigious honor this fall from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.  The stars will be presented with the ASCAP Centennial Award at a November 17 gala celebrating the performing-rights organization's 100th anniversary at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.

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The Zombies Launch Crowdfunding Campaign in Support of Upcoming Studio Album
Updated: August 21, 2014 - 3:01 pm

Jacob Blickenstaff/TCI ArtistsThe Zombies' current U.S. tour wraps up this Sunday in San Francisco, and the band then plans to turn its attention toward recording its next studio album.  In conjunction with the new project, the legendary British Invasion group has launched a Pledge Music crowdfunding campaign that will allow participating fans to check out audio of some of the new tunes and video of the band members in the studio.

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Entertainment

Stacy Keibler Welcomes Daughter Ava Grace
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 7:11 pm

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- Actress and host Stacy Keibler has welcomed her baby girl, Ava Grace, on Wednesday and revealed the good news Friday on her website.

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Find Out the Name of Pete Wentz's New Baby Boy
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 7:11 pm

Ben Cohen/NBC(LOS ANGELES) -- Pete Wentz welcomed his new baby boy, People magazine reports.

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Mila Kunis Shares the Advice Robin Williams Gave Her
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 7:11 pm

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- Mila Kunis worked with Robin Williams in the 2013 film, The Angriest Man in Brooklyn.

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"Sin City: A Dame to Kill For," "When the Game Stands Tall," "If I Stay" Open Friday
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 7:11 pm

Chloe Grace Moretz in "If I Stay" - Warner Bros.(NEW YORK) -- Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday:

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Move Review: “If I Stay” (PG-13)
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 7:11 pm

Warner Bros.(NEW YORK) -- Great! Another movie adapted from a young adult novel, scientifically designed to make teenage girls and 40-something movie critics cry.  I’m speaking of If I Stay, starring the irrepressibly talented Chloe Grace Moretz as Mia, a teen cello prodigy who has one glaring issue: she can’t be much of a prodigy if she’s dead.

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