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Ramones-100509.jpg A number of musicians took to the stage to celebrate the life and times of the Ramones. Four decades and one month after the Ramones fateful debut gig in New York City's Bowery, a parade of musicians, led by former D Generation singer Jesse Malin, took to the stage to revive the music of the band.

petedavidson-091614.jpg Pete Davidson ("Guy Code," "Adam DeVine's House Party") has been added to the cast of "Saturday Night Live" as a featured player for the upcoming season. According to Deadline, Davidson was "handpicked" by "SNL" boss Lorne Michaels. Davidson did a recent stand-up set on Jimmy Kimmel during which he revealed that he's a 20-year-old college drop out.

savingabelpromo-010314.jpg Saving Abel will release their fourth studio album, their first with new lead singer Scotty Austin, in November. Austin replaces former lead singer and founding member Jared Weeks, who posted on the band's Facebook that he would be leaving the band to pursue a solo career. Austin previously sang in Trash The Band.

brianmay-071012.jpg Queen is expanding their brand with a new premium vodka. The Freddie Mercury celebratory spirit is named Killer Queen and will be released to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the band's 1974 hit single of the same name. It is produced by SPI, the same spirits producer which makes Stoli vodka.

beyonce-102212.jpg Beyoncé and Jay Z have released a short film called Bang Bang, compiled while on the road on their On the Run tour. The Bonnie and Clyde-themed clip shows the couple meeting at a cabaret before hitting the road in the desert. "In my first conversation on the telephone with Jay Z, he explained his concept of On the Run," director Dikayl Rimmasch told Nowness.

Godzilla-091614.jpg As the home market release schedule begins to pick up, action smash hit "Godzilla" heads to DVD and Blu-ray this week, likely finding another very wide audience after being one of the top performers in theaters this summer. Also getting launched this week on DVD and Blu-ray will be "The Fault in Our Stars," a romantic drama starring Shailene Woodley that put together an impressive box office run.

lukeperry-091614.jpg "CSI: Cyber" has cast Luke Perry as a former FBI agent named Nick Dalton. According to TV Line, Dalton was pegged as the head of the cyber crime division, but was eventually replaced by Special Agent Avery Ryan (Patricia Arquette). After a classified falling out, Dalton set his sights on becoming a "futurist" for the private sector.

Dustin-060314.jpg Dustin Lynch admits that he has a pretty sizable crush on Reba McEntire, even going so far as to post a photo of the country legend as part of the #WCW (Woman Crush Wednesday) trend on Instagram. "Well, she is my crush," he confesses, "and she knows that. That's what's awesome. She's always been a dream girl of mine since I was a little bitty guy."

GeorgeClooney-121411.jpg George Clooney is in line to receive the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming Golden Globes ceremony. Clooney will accept the honor at the 72nd annual event on January 1, 2015 in L.A. Theo Kingma, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, said Clooney had been selected for his "outstanding contributions both in front of and behind the camera."

David-Bowie.jpg David Bowie was commissioned to write the liner notes for the upcoming Kinks 50th anny album, The Essential Kinks, and is open about professing his love for the band. Bowie excerpted from the notes on his website, "I've never heard a Kinks song that I didn't like." "Of course, from their noisy and brash beginnings, the Kinks have come to stand for some of the most enduring and heart-clutching pop of all time."

Chris-Brown-091712.jpg Chris Brown has released the music video for "Don't Be Gone Too Long," featuring a guest spot from Ariana Grande. In the medieval-themed vid, directed by Breezy, the pair share romantic scenes, with Ariana playing a princess. "I directed this one also . . . Wanted to do something different," Chris wrote on Twitter.

IKWYDLS-091614.jpg The 1997 horror film "I Know What You Did Last Summer" is getting the reboot treatment from Sony Pictures. Mike Flanagan ("Oculus") is attached to write and produce, although no director or casting announcements have been made. "Happy to be writing a new 'I Know What You Did Last Summer.' (I'm NOT, however, directing or producing . . . Not sure where that came from)," Flanagan wrote on Twitter.

LadyAntebellum.jpg Lady Antebellum have released a new lyric video for "I Did It With You," a cut from the soundtrack of the Nicholas Sparks film The Best Of Me. The video features clips from the film with the song lyrics laid over top of them.

NeilYoung-102609.jpg This year Pegi and Neil Young's Bridge School Benefit will feature Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Florence and the Machine and Tom Jones. The two-date concert, featuring acoustic only sets, goes down October 25-26 at the Bay Area's Shoreline Amphitheatre. Other acts to take the stage include Young, Norah Jones, Band of Horses and more.

RobinThicke-101409.jpg Robin Thicke admitted to abusing drugs in a court deposition filed against Marvin Gaye's family. The deposition, filed alongside Pharrell Williams, disputes claims by Gaye's family that pair's hit single "Blurred Lines" borrows from one of Gaye's own songs.