1. The Plain White T's "Hey There Delilah" Is Being Turned Into a TV Show
The PLAIN WHITE T's song "Hey There Delilah" is being turned into a TV show. The band is involved in pitching it to networks but it's unclear if they'll have any part in the show. The song is about a long-distance relationship between a musician and a college student.
2. New STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Singer On Working With DELEO Brothers
3. German Police Clarify Report About Elderly Men
Who Supposedly Escaped Nursing Home To Attend Heavy Metal Festival
4. Musicians Get Only 12% of the Money the Music Industry Makes
The music industry is infamous for SCREWING artists from labels, to illegal downloads, and now the streaming companies like Apple Music and Spotify. But how much of a cut ARE the artists getting.
Well, according to a new report, American listeners are spending more money on music than EVER before over $20 billion a year. Music revenues from stuff like on-demand streams, CDs, radio, live events and advertising have risen to about $43 billion a year.
Of that, artists only take home $5 billion, or about 12%.
5. A guitar played by GEORGE HARRISON during the final BEATLES'
performance at the Cavern Club in Liverpool could sell for $500,000.
6. IRON MAIDEN singer BRUCE DICKINSON wiped out during
"Two Minutes to Midnight" in Manchester. But he handled it like a oh, what's that word? Trooper?