Concerts were canceled, their music disappeared from streaming platforms, and years of critical and commercial achievement were essentially vacated — in the end, all that mattered were their misdeeds. Because it’s taken American men 241 years to finally wake up and have a conversation about sexual misconduct? In 1975, Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler, then 27, began dating a 16-year-old girl named Julia Holcomb, whose mother signed over her guardianship to him.
And even then, some would rather have a pedophile than a Democrat as Alabama’s next senator. She soon became pregnant, but then their relationship went south.
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Organizers have announced a second Band Together Bay Area benefit concert in San Francisco that will feature performances by the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real on Thursday, Dec. The second fund-raising concert comes after the historic AT&T Park benefit headlined by Metallica and Dead and Company on November 28.
That first Band Together Bay Area — which also included appearances by songwriter Dave Matthews, Oakland rapper G-Eazy, East Bay punk legends Rancid and soul singer Raphael Saadiq — raised million for North Bay fire relief efforts.
For this second concert, iconic alternative-rock quartet the Red Hot Chili Peppers and rising country act Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real will share the stage at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on December 14. There will be limited VIP loge tickets with reserved seats available, but the price for those tickets has not been announced.
Tickets for the concert costing .50 for general admission will go on sale Friday, Dec. 100 percent of ticket sales will go to the Tipping Point Emergency Relief Fund supporting North Bay community foundations, service providers and government partners working with low-income communities hit hardest by the fires.
Their apartment caught on fire, and she ended up in a hospital, during which time Tyler forced her to have an abortion.
“When I returned home to my mother, I was a broken spirit,” Holcomb recounted in a 2011 essay.
Wyman’s former band, The Rolling Stones, later flaunted their dalliances with underage groupies on merchandise sold during their 1994 Voodoo Lounge tour.The ladies of TLC - Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins and Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas - make their grand return with a brand new single called "," featuring their longtime pal Snoop Dogg.The track is set to be included on TLC's Kickstarter-funded fifth and final album, which is set to be released on June 30, according to the group's manager Bill Diggins.Another Planet Entertainment, Salesforce, Lynne and Marc Benioff and Twilio will be supporting the event.It's definitely been a long long time coming - TLC is officially back!In 2012, Red Hot Chili Peppers were enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.Recently, when allegations of misconduct were made against Brand New’s Jesse Lacey, Real Estate’s Matt Mondanile, and singer-songwriter Alex Calder, the men saw their respective careers ended within hours. Because when their transgressions were made public, it played into their rock ‘n’ roll star personas?“It was a different time, sex was treated differently back then” is the argument commonly used to justify the transgressions perpetrated by heroes like Chuck Berry, Bill Wyman, Jimmy Page, and Iggy Pop.All these men and many more have acknowledged engaging in romantic relationships with women well under the age of 18 when they themselves were in their 20s or 30s.More contemporary rock stars like Anthony Kiedis of Red Hot Chili Peppers also bragged about committing statutory rape with no repercussions.In his 2005 autobiography, , Kiedis recounts his sexual relationship with a 14-year-old Catholic school girl.