Last night, a whole mess of iconic musicians got together for the epic “12-12-12″ Hurricane Sandy Relief Concert, which aired on a number of different TV networks and lasted nearly six hours. While the show was definitely lacking in female performers — where were New York City legends like Patti Smith or Bette Midler?! — it was chock full of big name acts like Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, Alicia Keys (holdin’ it down for the ladies), Kanye West (wearing a controversial leather skirt), Paul McCartney, the remaining members of Nirvana, Billy Joel, and The Who. I couldn’t clip the whole show, obviously, but here are seven performances that I especially enjoyed!
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“I’m on a search for my future ex-wife. I’m just looking for the right person to have more children [with]. I just love being a dad.”
—Richie Sambora of Bon Jovi is single and on the prowl after breaking up with Heather Locklear in 2006, and then her bestie Denise Richards a year later. If all he wants is a womb, might I suggest a surrogate rather than a girlfriend? [People] Keep reading »
Hard to believe, but the Beastie Boys are really kind of old. This week, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced that the Beasties, along with 14 other nominees, were selected for the short list for entry into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Among the nominees for rock immortality: The Beastie Boys, Jon Bon Jovi, Alice Cooper, Chic, Donovan, Dr. John, the J. Geils Band, LL Cool J, Darlene Love, Laura Nyro, Donna Summer, Joe Tex, Tom Waits, and Chuck Willis also made the short list.
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Ladies, tonight Bon Jovi is going to rock your world. At 9 p.m., Showtime will be airing the documentary “When We Were Beautiful.” And girl, as much as I’m embarrassed to admit I have a girl boner for a guy with highlights, Jon looks as good as this movie! You know I’ll be waving a lighter in the air while I’m sitting on my couch watching it. Now, if you too want a piece of that sweet sounding Jersey boy action, your friends here at The Frisky are going to help you take him home. Well, via a limited-edition autographed poster of both Jon and guitar-slaying Richie Sambora, that is. If you want it bad, you don’t have to throw your bra on stage; just write a comment on this post about your mad love for the band. If it goes down in a blaze of glory, you will be our lucky winner! Bring it. We’ll pick the winner next Friday, so you have until the end of the day on Thursday, Oct. 29. Keep reading »