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Founding Allman Brothers Band Singer Gregg Allman, Dead at 69

David Becker/WireImage(SAVANNAH, Ga.) — Gregg Allman, co-founding lead singer, keyboardist and one of the main songwriters of the legendary The Allman Brothers Band, has died at age 69. A statement on Allman’s official website reads, in part, “It is with deep sadness that we announce that Gregg Allman, a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band, passed away peacefully at …

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Southern rock star Gregg Allman dead at 69

Joel Fried/Getty Images(SAVANNAH, Ga.) — Gregg Allman, one of the founding members of The Allman Brothers Band, has died. He was 69. The southern rocker’s passing was announced on his official website, adding that Allman “passed away peacefully at his home in Savannah, Georgia” on Saturday. Allman’s death comes after rumors circulated last month that he had entered hospice care. …

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Members of Metallica, Audioslave, Linkin Park & more mourn Chris Cornell at Los Angeles funeral

Jason Merritt/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Singer and musician Chris Cornell was laid to rest at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles today, and many members of the rock community joined the musician’s widow, Vicky, to mourn and pay their respects to the late Soundgarden frontman. Fellow musicians who attended the ceremony, according to KABC TV Los Angeles, included Dave …

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Blood, Sex and...Immigration? Cast of Starz' "American Gods" says show entertains and informs

Starz – 2017(NEW YORK) — If you like stylish, surreal sci-fi/fantasy shows like Legion and Preacher, Starz’ critically-acclaimed new series American Gods is right up your alley. Based on the 2001 award-winning novel by Neil Gaiman, the show’s concept is that “old gods” — brought to America hundreds of years ago by immigrants — are being replaced by new gods, …

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Alamo Drafthouse shakes things up with "women-only" "Wonder Woman" screenings

© 2017 WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC. AND RATPAC ENTERTAINMENT, LLC(TEXAS) — The boutique theater chain Alamo Drafthouse’s flagship Austin location caused a stir when it announced it’ll host a women-only screening of Wonder Woman next week. The film, directed by Patty Jenkins, stars Gal Gadot as the iconic superhero. It opens June 2nd. “Apologies, gentlemen, but we’re embracing our girl …

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Captain Jack Back? More "Pirates of the Caribbean" films may be on the way

Disney – 2017(LOS ANGELES) — Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, the fifth movie in the franchise starring Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow, opens this weekend, and is expected to rake in somewhere around $80 million for the four days. The trailer may call it the “final” adventure, but executive producer Jerry Bruckheimer tells ABC Radio …

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Join Vanessa Williams and other stars for this year's National Memorial Day Concert special

Courtesy of PBS (WASHINGTON D.C.) — If you’re planning to spend your Memorial Day holiday on the couch this year, considering tuning in to watch Vanessa Williams, along with a host of other stars, including Laurence Fishburne, whom Vanessa considers “a dear friend,” and actors Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise, during this year’s National Memorial Day Concert telecast on PBS. …

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Lawsuit claiming "America's Got Talent" abused girl is dismissed

NBCUniversal Media – 2017(LOS ANGELES) — The lawsuit that accused America’s Got Talent of inflicting emotional distress on a young girl has been dismissed. Tuesday a husband and wife singer/songwriter team, identified in court documents only as Jane and Joe Doe, sued Marathon Productions, the company behind AGT, claiming they performed a song on the show that they had written …

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"Baywatch" sequel already in the works

Universal Pictures – 2017(NEW YORK) — Baywatch hasn’t even opened across the nation yet, but a sequel already is on the drawing board. Producer Beau Flynn tells Variety that the movie’s cast and writers would be back for a follow up that would take the Baywatch crew to foreign lands. “We have an amazing story already,” Flynn told Variety. “I …

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expand Lawsuit claiming "America's Got Talent" abused girl is dismissed

NBCUniversal Media – 2017(LOS ANGELES) — The lawsuit that accused America’s Got Talent of inflicting emotional distress on a young girl has been dismissed. Tuesday a husband and wife singer/songwriter team, identified in court documents only as Jane and Joe Doe, sued Marathon Productions, the company behind AGT, claiming they performed a song on the show that they had written …

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