News …

Mick Fleetwood loses lawsuit against BBC – Metro U.K.

Miley isn’t the only musical offspring in the Billy Ray Cyrus family – Los Angeles Times (registration may be required)

It’s marriage #2 for Liam Gallagher as the Oasis man marries former All Saints singer Nicole Appleton – The Times Online U.K.

Aerosmith gets its own “Guitar Hero” game – I4U

Sick of “canned music” at sporting events? So is this sportswriter – The Eastern Progress Online

For years rock bands have been notorious for trashing hotel rooms. Now, apparently, it’s the fans’ turn – Glasgow Daily Record

Views …

Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood in the Big Apple – “In their different ways, each put on a wholly entertaining show, which isn’t always the same thing as a wholly successful show. But then, a carnival ride is supposed to have some bumps, no?” – The New York Times (registration may be required)

Sheryl Crow in London – “In 1993, Sheryl Crow professed that all she wanted to do was have some fun. Fifteen years on, however, things have got a lot more serious.” – The Evening Standard

Blue Man Group–Rock Tour in Winston-Salem – ” …part percussionist, part clown, part performance artist — and they’re blue, and they never talk. And they put on a heck of a show.” – Winston-Salem Journal / Relish

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals in Roanoke, VA – “Grace Potter brings a lot of weapons to a stage — high-ranging, soul-fused vocal chops, solid skills on a Hammond organ, charisma, beauty, and a hot band.” – The Roanoke Times

Matt Dusk in Fort Worth – “You could cut the pheromones with a knife Thursday night at McDavid Studio — and not just because it was Valentine’s Day.” – Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Julie Wilson in London – “The grand old lady is back.” – The Times Online U.K.

They Say It’s Their Birthday … (Or so says Associated Press)

Brian Holland (Holland-Dozier-Holland) is 67

Mick Avory (The Kinks) is 64

Melissa Manchester is 57

Matt Groening is 54

Ali Campbell is 49

Mikey Craig (Culture Club) is 48

Michael Reynolds () is 44

Brandon Boyd (Incubus) is 32

Ronnie Vannucci (The Killers) is 32