Billy Joel Reveals the Antidote to His "Deep Depression" & Drinking, Confirms January 7 Date in Florida

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_ab10ceab2d.jpgFacebook.com/BillyJoel -- Following a few well-received shows in the U.S. and Australia over the past few months, Billy Joel will launch a tour of the U.K. on Tuesday -- his first in seven years.  The Piano Man says he's ready to "get back in the saddle," having kicked what he calls a "deep depression" that, he says, was sparked by the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

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Quincy Jones Files $10 Million Lawsuit over Posthumous Michael Jackson Projects

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_44453c7b5a.jpgFacebook.com/QuincyJones -- Quincy Jones has filed a $10 million breach-of-contract lawsuit against Michael Jackson’s estate in regards to projects released after the singer's death. The 80-year-old legendary music producer, who co-produced best-selling Jackson albums including Off the Wall, Thriller and Bad, alleges in court papers that "clandestine arrangements" were put in place to cheat him out of royalties owed to him for his work on Jackson's albums, according to E! Online.

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Kinks Guitarist Dave Davies Launches Campaign to Help Fund Documentary

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_d36a4b5a8c.jpgCleopatra Records -- Founding Kinks guitarist Dave Davies has launched an online campaign to help fund a new documentary that's in the works that will feature performances from his 2013 solo tour, interviews and more.  The 66-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is trying to raise $30,000 toward the flick, titled Dave Davies Rock 'n Roll Journey, via the project-funding website Indiegogo.com.

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Report: Two Special Beatles Tributes to Take Place During Grammy Week in January

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_38a633079e.jpgFacebook.com/TheBeatles -- Here's some fab news!: Two special tributes marking the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' arrival in the U.S. will be held in conjunction the 2014 Grammy Week festivities.  According to Showbiz411.com, next year's Grammy Awards ceremony, which is scheduled for January 26, will feature a special segment commemorating the milestone, and then a star-studded concert paying homage to The Beatles will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

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KISS' Gene Simmons Clarifies Comments Regarding Original Lineup Reuniting for Possible Rock Hall Induction

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_6a231eb582.jpgPhoto: Brian Lowe -- You may have heard that KISS' Gene Simmons announced in a recent interview that the band's original lineup would not reunite if the costumed rockers finally are chosen for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. However, Simmons insists that he was "clearly misquoted." Responding to comments reported on ClassicRockMagazine.com, the singer/bassist took to Twitter to explain that he wasn't talking about playing together at the Rock Hall ceremony.

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