When Bruce Springsteen first launched his Springsteen on Broadway one-man show, it was only supposed to be for a limited engagement of eight weeks. With this new extension, his show will have lasted more than a year on "The Great White Way."
It’s very popular for classic rock songs to provide the soundtrack to various commercial, but what about when an actual artist appears in the commercial? That, too, has happened often, like when Eddie Money, who celebrates a birthday today (March 21), tried to actually sell two actual tickets to paradise in a Geico ad.
Today (March 15) is Bret Michaels’ birthday, and in addition to gifting us with some of the catchiest rock songs of the 1980s with Poison, Michaels also gave us one of the best pop culture gifts of the 2000s with the VH1 reality series Rock of Love.
Gene Simmons has been very open about his drug-free lifestyle and his disdain for other musicians who have lost battles with drug addiction. With that in mind, his latest business venture might find people calling out “hypocrite” or even “Pusherman.”
Heart’s Nancy Wilson celebrates a birthday today (March 16), and it goes without saying that she and Ann Wilson together broke down tremendous gender barriers and helped opened the door for women in rock.