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Kansas Welcomes New Keyboard Player, David Manion, to Band's Lineup
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 10:21 am

Current Kansas Lineup (Chipster PR)Kansas has announced another addition to its lineup in the wake of singer/keyboardist Steve Walsh's decision to leave the band.  Earlier this month, the veteran prog rockers revealed that Ronnie Platt, former frontman of the group Shooting Star, will be taking over Walsh's lead-vocal duties soon, and now Kansas has announced via its Facebook page that David Manion "will be handling the main keyboard parts for the band on stage."

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Metallica's Kirk Hammett Contributes Guitar Solo to a Song on Forthcoming Exodus Album
Updated: July 26, 2014 - 6:01 pm

Image Courtesy of Kirk HammettEven though Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett was once a member of Exodus, he's never appeared on a proper recording by the San Francisco Bay-area metal band -- until now.

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Elton John Let Writer of His Biopic Read His Private Diaries
Updated: July 26, 2014 - 6:01 pm

Joseph Guay/Capitol RecordsElton John's upcoming movie biography Rocketman will cover the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's life story "from birth to rehab."  That's according to Lee Hall, the man who's writing the film.

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Check Out Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' Entire New Album, "Hypnotic Eye," Online Now
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 10:40 pm

Reprise RecordsTom Petty & the Heartbreakers' latest album, Hypnotic Eye, arrives in stores this Tuesday, July 29, but fans can check out the record in its entirety from now until Monday at Amazon.

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KISS and Duran Duran Among Stars Performing at 2014 Fashion Rocks Bash in September
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 3:20 am

Image Courtesy of Fashion Rocks!KISS and Duran Duran are among the famous acts that will celebrate the connection between style and music when they perform at this year's Fashion Rocks concert.  CBS will air the event live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, at 9 p.m. ET on Tuesday, September 9.  Other stars on the bill include Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull, Usher, Miranda Lambert and The Band Perry.

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Entertainment

Young Hollywood Awards Ceremony Airs
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 9:12 am

"Fault in Our Stars" (Fox)(LOS ANGELES) -- The Young Hollywood Awards were handed out Sunday night in Los Angeles, but the ceremony was broadcast Monday night on the WB. Viewers saw Ansel Elgort and Chloe Grace Moretz win awards for fan favorite actor and actress, respectively.

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Michael Douglas Reveals He Lost 40 Pounds During His Cancer Treatment
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 9:12 am

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- In 2010, Michael Douglas was devastated to learn that he had stage-four cancer.

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Jay Leno to Be Mentor on "Last Comic Standing"
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 9:12 am

Jeff Riedel/NBC(LOS ANGELES) -- Former Tonight Show host Jay Leno will be the final comic mentor of the season as the "Title Round" of Last Comic Standing kicks-off Thursday on NBC.

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Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino Must Reportedly Undergo Anger Management
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 10:21 am

ABC News (MIDDLETOWN, N.J.) -- Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino has reportedly accepted a plea deal in connection with an arrest last month for allegedly getting into a "fist fight" with his brother at a New Jersey tanning salon.

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Marvel to Release Three New "Star Wars" Comic Book Titles
Posted: July 29, 2014

Fox(LOS ANGELES) -- Get ready for new Star Wars comic books.  Lucasfilm Ltd. and Marvel Entertainment have announced three new comic book titles for the sci-fi franchise, starting in January 2015 with Star Wars by writer Jason Aaron.

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