Joe Perry Talks Years Of Aerosmith Tension

Things weren't always so easy for Aerosmith, according to guitarist Joe Perry, who says that it has been difficult to keep the band together over the years. "There are families out there who don't talk to each other for 10 years," Perry told Vanyaland.

Neil Young Reportedly Working With Orchestra On New Project

Neil Young is reportedly working with an orchestra for his new album, Storytone, which is due out November 4. The title and release date comes from German composer Chris Walden, who noted on his website that he had written arrangements for Young. In addition, music contractor Gina Zimmitti has posted some pictures this month to her professional Facebook page.

Johnny Cash Exhibit Opens At Museum In Arizona

The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) in Phoenix, Arizona has unveiled exhibits honoring Johnny Cash and the Carter Family. The new exhibit features items on loan from John Carter Cash, son of Johnny and June Carter Cash, and Dale Jett, grandson of A.P. Carter. They include several items that have never been available for public viewing before.

Sting Charges Tourists 200 To Pick Grapes And Olives On Tuscan Estate

Sting has opened his Italian estate to tourists, who may pay $300 for the privilege of picking grapes and olives from it. Tourists will be able to work with laborers on the 900-acre estate where Sting grows produce. Tourists are given the opportunity to enjoy "succulent grapes and luscious wines, tart olives, green rolling hills, warm autumn sunshine, Cypress trees . . ."

David Byrne Warns Scottish Referendum Voters Of Danger Of Independence

David Byrne, who was born in Dumbarton, Scotland, has added his voice to those warning the Scottish against breaking away from the U.K. The country will hold an independence referendum on September 18. Byrne, speaking with the Evening Standard, says that the Scots may be biting off more than they can chew.

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