Carlos Santana and Billy Joel were both honored at the Kennedy Center Honors over the weekend. Santana was feted at the event with a performance of his hit "Oye Como Va," performed by Juanes and Tom Morello. Other honored at the event were Shirley MacLaine, Herbie Hancock and Martina Arroyo.
Palladia, the sister station of VH1, has aired its behind the scenes doc on the making-of Paul McCartney's latest album, New. Something New alternates footage of the recording process and the memories and reflections of those involved. The result is a look into Paul's creative process and collaboration with the album's star-studded production team.
After joining the Rolling Stones on stage for their summer Glastonbury gigs, it has been announced that Mick Jones will again join the group for a slate of 2014 live dates in Abu Dhabi, Japan, China, Australia and New Zealand. The 12 date trek, which has been dubbed the "14 On Fire" tour, begins February 21 at Abu Dhabi's Du Arena . . .
Black Sabbath fronter Ozzy Osbourne has posted a Facebook rant against his brother-in-law David Ardin, the brother of his wife Sharon, who he's accused of telling lies about his family. Arden spoke with the Daily Mail, dishing on Sharon's plastic surgery, which he called a "terrible gamble."
Foghat has released the music video for "I Just Want to Make Love to You," a cut from the band's new concert DVD, Live in St. Pete. The vid features Roger Earl, Craig Macgregor, Bryan Bassett and Charlie Huhn doing what they do best: rocking out live before a fist-pumping audience.
Stevie Nicks has never been known for her acting, but she just couldn't say no to a role on American Horror Story: Coven. The Fleetwood Mac legend said that the last time she acted was in a fourth-grade play - but the idea of appearing in a project by writing team Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk was too appealing to turn down.
Lydia Criss, the former wife of KISS drummer Peter Criss, has said that parts of his 2012 memoir, Makeup to Breakup: My Life In and Out of KISS, are false. Speaking with Legendary Rock Interviews, Lydia said that Peter is not a trustworthy source. "I know Peter, I was with him for 13 years, I've known him for 40 years," she said.
Rod Stewart has opened up about his plans for 2015, saying that fans could see him reunite with the Faces. Rod broke the news to Radio.com, explaining why the band members have been out of contact with one another for so long. "Well, we seem to have lost contact with each other, sadly," he said.
Bret Michaels is set to make an appearance on an upcoming episode of NBC's Revolution, a program that centers on a group of folks coping with the collapse of civilization. During the episode, Bret will play an acoustic version of Poison's classic hit "Every Rose Has Its Thorn." ScreenCrush reports that Michaels will appear as himself in the episode.
Keith Richards is set to appear in his third Pirates of the Caribbean film. Richards stars in the upcoming fifth installment of the franchise, Dead Men Tell No Tales, playing the father of Johnny Depp's character Jack Sparrow.
The Who have released "the world's first-ever digital box set" with their Tommy app. The app gives users the chance to listen to the first five tracks of Tommy for free, along with a free first chapter of Richard Barnes' book on the album, with an in-app purchase option for the rest of the book.
Billy Joel has announced a deal to perform once a month at New York's Madison Square Garden. The rock legend has inked the lucrative contract with the venue, becoming the first ever musical artist to hold a regular standing gig at the arena. The first shows in the series are scheduled for January 27, February 3, March 21 and April 18.
Neil Young is currently live streaming his upcoming Archive Performance Series installment, Live at the Cellar Door, at Classic Rock magazine's website. The LP features 13 songs from Young's six-show solo stop at the Washington, D.C. venue between November 30 and December 2, 1970.
Elton John's upcoming concerts in Russia could be called off by local officials if they deem that his performances will break their strict gay propaganda laws. The Times reports that if officials suspect he's going to use his appearances to rail against Russia's new rulings, they will pull the plug. John has said that he wanted to perform in Russia to show support for gays there.
The Eagles have added more dates to their ongoing "History of the Eagles" tour. The run has added a second show in San Jose, California on Jan. 31 and a show Feb. 26 in Jacksonville, Florida. In addition to the U.S. dates, they have also added a 14-show European run, beginning May 22 in Amsterdam and finishing June 25 in Manchester, England.