Former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony has confirmed that work on a documentary about his former band is underway. He filmed an interview for the project. Michael joined Van Halen in 1974 and was in the band through 2004, when he was fired for remaining friends with singer Sammy Hagar after his stint in the band. 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Van Halen’s self-titled first album, one of the best-selling debuts in history.
Radiohead have filed a lawsuit against pop star Lana Del Rey for allegedly ripping off their hit song “Creep” for her track “Get Free.” Lana confirmed the legal action on Twitter, saying that her song wasn’t inspired by “Creep”. She offered Radiohead 40 percent of the royalties, but apparently that wasn’t all of it, so the lawyers will deal with it in court.
This won’t be the first time that “Creep” has been litigated: Radiohead were previously sued for the similarities between “Creep” and The Hollies’ 1974 single “The Air That I Breathe.” Check out the three songs:
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KISS bassist Gene Simmons has revealed all 166 tracks for his new box set, The Vault. He delivered The Vault over the weekend to a group of fans at the first release event in Los Angeles, which featured live performances; Gene was joined by former KISS members Ace Frehley, Bruce Kulick and Eric Singer. Check out video from the event: