WMMO Music News 

WATCH: Chris Cornell and Daughter, Toni’s Acoustic Marley Cover

  • 4:55 pm Thursday, May 18th, 2017 by hildiwmmo

This was just a couple of years ago in New York. What a beautiful voice Chris Cornell’s daughter, Toni, has.

Heartbreaking to hear of his passing by hanging today.

I’ve never heard anything but praise for the kind of person – and obviously musician – the Soundgarden singer was.

Love and strength to the Cornell family…

WATCH: Trailer for Love Actually Sequel!

  • 5:15 pm Friday, May 12th, 2017 by hildiwmmo

It’s just a “short” but it features the main characters and shows us where they are now.

It will air on NBC May 25th.

Excited!

No Desert Trip 2017, No Zep Reunion

  • 3:33 pm Friday, May 12th, 2017 by hildiwmmo

The promoters of last year’s $160 million-grossing Desert Trip concert festival say there won’t be one this year.

There was massive jumping-to-conclusions a couple of weeks ago when, as one Billboard headline said: “Robert Plant breaks the internet with 3 little words.” The words were: “Any time now…”

Immediately there were stories everywhere speculating about a Led Zeppelin reunion at Desert Trip 2017.

It wasn’t too hard to imagine it as reality. After the massive-money-making festival ended last year, reports surfaced that Led Zeppelin was offered $14 million to play the festival but Robert Plant had refused.

Now, Billboard speculates, those three little words [More]

See Inside Sting’s $56 Million Penthouse (It’s For Sale)

  • 4:08 pm Thursday, May 4th, 2017 by hildiwmmo

Wanna see how the other half lives? Or maybe you ARE the other half…in which case, you can make a bid for the penthouse Sting and wife Trudie Styler are selling for $56 million.

It is said to be one of the world’s most powerful addresses – 15 Central Park West in New York City.

The views are pretty spectacular and so is that kitchen – but $56 million? I’d rather have an estate in the country. Or buy a country ; )

See the spectacular pictures here.

LISTEN: New Mellencamp Album “Sad Clowns & Hillbillies”

  • 4:22 pm Monday, April 24th, 2017 by hildiwmmo

John Mellencamp’s new album comes Friday (April 28) and he’s got 2 Florida dates in June to support the new album.

Click the link below to hear the new album, see John perform live on Late Nite with Seth Meyers this Wednesday (April 26) and see him in St. Augustine June 24 and Boca Raton’s Mizner Park Ampitheatre June 25.

Listen to John Mellencamp’s Sad Clowns & Hillbillies HERE. 

Gary Van Allen Interviews Rock Photog Mark Weiss

  • 10:32 am Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 by hildiwmmo

Mark Weiss has taken incredible photographs of the greatest rockers in the world – several of which are featured on the walls of Rock & Brews, a restaurant & bar that boasts a family-friendly rock ‘n’ roll experience.

The first Rock & Brews restaurant is located in Oviedo. The newest one opens Monday, April 24 in the Lee Vista Promenade near Orlando International Airport.

Rock & Brews is a pet-friendly restaurant, with a patio area featuring tv screens, adirondack chairs, games and a special dog menu…

Listen as WMMO’s Gary Van Allen talks to the artist about his art on the restaurant’s walls [More]

Setlist: Tom Petty’s Tour Opening Show

  • 5:38 pm Friday, April 21st, 2017 by hildiwmmo

For those of you hoping to see Tom Petty & Joe Walsh Saturday, May 6 in Tampa, we will have tickets the week leading up to the show!

The 40th Anniversary tour opened last night in Oklahoma City. Watch and listen to a show highlight below and take a look at the setlists from both:

Joe Walsh

“Ordinary Average Guy”                                                                                       [More]

Michael Anthony Mourns 2-Week-Old Grandbaby

  • 5:38 pm Thursday, April 20th, 2017 by hildiwmmo

Former Van Halen bassist, Michael Anthony shared his private pain with the world and is doing something to raise money for the Children’s Hospital in L.A. where his infant grandson came into and left the world…

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Listen: New Fleetwood Mac Track!

  • 5:22 pm Thursday, April 20th, 2017 by hildiwmmo

The album is titled “Lindsey Buckingham/Christine McVie” but it features Mick Fleetwood on drums and John McVie on bass. It’s pretty much a Fleetwood Mac album without Stevie Nicks.

Will she be sorry when she hears these tracks that she didn’t participate?

Check out the first track below called “In My World” and tell us what you think!

New CNN Series Explores Music as a Part of History

  • 12:41 pm Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 by hildiwmmo

This new CNN series looks right up our alley.

“Soundtracks: The Songs That Defined History,” premieres this Thursday night at 10pm. It looks at the songs that are tied to “pivotal moments in history.”

They used the Queen, David Bowie collaboration “Under Pressure” for the trailer (below), which has Billy Joel, a huge history buff, talking about how music expresses humanity.

The 8-part series is produced by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.