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New Guns N' Roses Display to Open at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Later This Month
Updated: February 09, 2016 - 7:00 am

Courtesy of Guns N' RosesIn honor of this year's Guns N' Roses reunion tour, a new display focusing on the band will debut at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland on Friday, February 26. In advance of the opening of the display, which will be showcased as part of the Legends of Rock exhibit, a special GN'R-themed night will be held at the Rock Hall on Wednesday, February 17.

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New Official Report Assesses The Beatles' Economic Impact on Liverpool, UK
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 9:40 pm

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesThe Beatles broke up more than 45 years but the band apparently is a gift that keeps giving to its hometown of Liverpool, England. A new study commissioned by Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson and conducted collaboratively by Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Liverpool has determined that the Fab Four's legacy annually contributes 89.1 million pounds, or about $118 million, to the local economy and supports 2,335 jobs.

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Grateful Dead Spinoff Group Dead & Company Announces US Summer Tour
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 9:40 pm

Credit: Danny ClinchAfter recently confirming an appearance at the 2016 Bonnaroo festival in early June, the Grateful Dead spinoff group Dead & Company has announced a series of U.S. summer tour dates running from a June 10 show in Charlotte, North Carolina, through a July 15-16 engagement at Fenway Park in Boston. The band, which includes Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart, as well as pop-blues singer/guitarist John Mayer, also will play two-night stands in New York City; Boulder, Colorado; and East Troy, Wisconsin.

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Hollywood Vampires Supergroup to Headline Wisconsin's Rock Fest in July
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 9:40 pm

Credit: Ross HalfinHollywood Vampires, the hard-rock supergroup featuring Alice Cooper, Aerosmith's Joe Perry and actor Johnny Depp, have confirmed their first U.S. concert of the year, a headlining performance at the 2016 Rock Fest in Cadott, Wisconsin. The festival is scheduled for July 14-16, although the exact date of Hollywood Vampires' performance hasn't been revealed yet.

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New Fine Art Book Featuring Photos of The Band's Early Years Available Now
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 9:40 pm

Elliott Landy/Backbeat BooksA new fine-art book featuring pictures of The Band taken by acclaimed photographer Elliott Landy early in the group's career is available now.

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Entertainment

"The Bachelor" Recap: Shocking Eliminations in the Bahamas
Updated: February 09, 2016 - 8:10 am

ABC/Craig Sjodin(NEW YORK) -- Monday night's episode of The Bachelor picked up where last week's episode left off: with Ben Higgins having a private chat with Olivia after he received several complaints about her from the other women.

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Ryan Reynolds Says He's "Always Related" to Foul-Mouthed, Violent Superhero, Deadpool
Updated: February 09, 2016 - 8:10 am

(L-R) Morena Baccarin, Leslie Uggams, Ryan Reynolds and Brianna Hildebrand; Gary Gershoff/WireImage(NEW YORK) -- Deadpool, opening Friday, is the latest flick about a Marvel superhero to hit the big screen.  But unlike previous Marvel heroes you've seen, Deadpool doesn't play nice.  He's a foul-mouthed, uncensored and mentally unstable mercenary whose story is so edgy, it took years for a studio to agree to actually make a movie about him.  But despite his R-rated ways, Ryan Reynolds, who plays Wade Wilson/Deadpool, says he's never felt so close to a character before.

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President Obama to Appear on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show"
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 8:30 pm

James Devaney/GC Images(NEW YORK) -- President Obama will want to pack his dancing shoes for his trip to California this week, as he is set to make a special in-studio appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Friday, February 12.

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"Taxi Driver" Turns 40 Today
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 4:20 pm

Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Monday, February 8 marks 40 years since Taxi Driver first hit theaters, grabbing us by the throat and dragging us into lead character Travis Bickle's dark, twisted world.

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"black-ish," "Empire" Winners at NAACP Image Awards
Updated: February 08, 2016 - 4:20 pm

"black-ish" star Anthony Anderson; ABC/Bob D’Amico(PASADENA, Calif.) -- ABC's black-ish and the Fox drama Empire won major awards Friday night at the 47th NAACP Image Awards, held Friday night in Pasadena, California.

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