Roundup: Eckhart, Farmiga in Beach Boy Biopic

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Aaron Eckhart and Vera Farmiga are starring in The Drummer, a forthcoming biopic about late Beach Boy Dennis Wilson. Eckhart plays Wilson and Farmiga plays Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie, with whom Wilson had a relationship.

The Sasquatch Festival lineup was announced, with Jack White, Beck and Bon Iver headlining. See the whole thing here.

Slash is nearly finished with his second album of solo material, set to be released this spring.

The Black Sabbath reunion, already beset by Tony Iommi’s cancer diagnosis, hit another bump, as drummer Bill Ward called his new contract “unsignable.” He says it’s about respect, not money.

In our daily Dave Grohl news, the Foo’s frontman is now going to executive produce an FX Network sitcom about a rock band in crisis.

Convicted child sex abuser Gary Glitter won’t be able to earn boatloads of royalties from “Rock and Roll Pt. 2” being played at the Super Bowl, after NFL brass nixed the track from its approved playlist–even cover versions.

Red Rocks hosted its first ever winter show, a rap bill of Common and Atmosphere during chilly snow flurries.

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