The director and two of the producers behind Midnight Rider, a biopic of Allman Brothers principle member Gregg Allman, have been indicted on charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass. The charges stem from a fatal train crash that ended in the death of a crew member. As The Los Angeles Times reports, a grand
Tyson Ritter, frontman of pop-rock outfit The All-American Rejects has signed on to play a young Gregg Allman, with Academy Award-winning actor William Hurt now set to portray a modern-day Allman in a biopic titled Midnight Rider, adapted from Allman’s memoir, My Cross to Bear. According to the The Hollywood Reporter, The Walking Dead actor
Byron Bay Bluesfest 2014‘s announcement of incredible musical events can only be described as relentless. With a lineup featuring John Mayer and Dave Matthews Band and sideshows from Booker T Jones and more, it’s hard to believe Bluesfest organisers have more up their sleeve. Already announced for her own sideshows, including a spot sharing the
Doobie Brothers, Aaron Neville, Greg Allman, Boz Scaggs, India.Arie and heaps more added!
It appears to be the season for autobiographies written by figures from rock’s golden age. As well as new tomes published or forthcoming from Pete Townshend, Steven Tyler and Keith Richards, the recollections of Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band are about to appear in print. The new book will be published through William