Fact: Heart star ANN WILSON is heading out on her first solo tour. She'll be joined onstage by Allison Krauss at an upcoming gig in Nashville, Tennessee.
Quote: "Accept the honour. It's your peers. If you are bothered by the politics of it so much that you want to make a big stink about it, then don't take the award. But be prepared for people to not think you're cool. They're gonna go, 'God, what babies!' That's gonna have negative repercussions (with) their fans." Heart star NANCY WILSON is not a fan of veteran rockers who snub a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction. She and her sister Ann were inducted in 2013.
Fact: Heart and Joan Jett are planning a girl power spring after lining up a North American tour together. The rockers will hit the road in Michigan on 18 March (15).
Fact: Heart, Buddy Guy, Gary Clark, Jr. and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts will join the Foo Fighters for their 20th anniversary Independence Day concert at Washington, D.C.'s RFK Stadium next year (04Jul15). All the support acts appear in Foo Fighters star Dave Grohl's Tv documentary series Sonic Highways.
Tweet: "Ps - have not 'Fallen out' with record company!!! On the contrary, i *Heart* @Parlophone and we have some surprises coming up for you!" Kylie Minogue addresses rumours she's upset with her record label bosses over the marketing of her last two singles.
Fact: Courtney Love, Brody Dalle, CHARO, Chrissie Hynde and THE GOGOS' Jane Wiedlin have been named among the 20 Hottest Female Guitarists of all time in a new magazine poll. Jewel, Heart's NANCY WILSON and LITA FORD also make the eclectic countdown in Guitar World magazine.
Fact: The Kinks have topped a new U.S. online poll to find the Best Sibling Band in music history. The British group, fronted by feuding brothers RAY and DAVE DAVIES, beat Van Halen, Heart and Radiohead to top the new Rolling Stone list.
Fact: Classic rockers Heart, CHEAP TRICK and JOURNEY are to tour North America together this summer (08).