Bruce Springsteen Auctions Motorcycle
Showing a bit of his charitable side, Bruce Springsteen recently auctioned off his Harley-Davidson motorcycle at an event in New York called "Stand Up For Heroes: A Benefit for the Bob Woodruff Family Fund."
The event featured comedians Lewis Black, Robin Williams and Conan O’Brien as well as other special guests and benefited the Bob Woodruff Family Fund, a charitable organization that assists veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and combat stress injuries including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
By the way, Springsteen’s bike was sold for a cool $85,000.
Van Halen Rocks Into 2008
Apparently, the boys from the newly-reformed Van Halen are having so much fun on the road, they have decided to continue doing shows into next year.
The group recently announced plans to appear in places like Houston and Oklahoma during January and February. Tickets for the new dates are scheduled to go on sale November 17.
Aerosmith’s Joey Kramer Calls In To Boston Classic Rock Radio Station
Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer recently made a telephone call to the Karlson & McKenzie show on Boston classic radio station WZLX.
Kramer hints at a possible new album that the group may be working on after the holidays and also talks a bit about his recent role as honorary chairman of this year’s Boston Music Awards.
The recording can be accessed at the WZLX web site.
Bowie Does Spongebob
When my kids were little it was all about "Barney" and although I believe the famously-irritating purple dinosaur is still popular with today’s tots, "Spongebob Squarepants" is certainly a force to be reckoned with in the fight for pint-sized TV viewers.
Apparently, David Bowie’s youngster is a big fan of the show and as a result, the legendery rocker was moved to lend his voice to a Spongebob movie that recently aired on the Nickelodeon channel and drew about 9 millions viewers.