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For Tuesday, November 24, 2015
>>U2 Reschedules Paris Show
(Undated) -- U2 is rescheduling their Paris concerts. The November 14th and 15th shows were cancelled after the terrorist attacks, but the band promised to reschedule at a more appropriate time. That time, is December 6th and 7th. Bono released a statement saying, "So much that was taken from Paris on the tragic night of November 13th is irreplaceable. For one night, the killers took lives, took music, took peace of mind - but they couldn't steal the spirit of that city. It's a spirit our band knows well and will try to serve when we return for the postponed shows. We're going to put on our best for Paris." The December 7th performance will also air on HBO at 9:00 p.m.
>>Delta Deep Releases Holiday Song
(Undated) -- Def Leppard guitarist Phil Collen's side project Delta Deep is releasing a holiday tune. The video for "Take Me Home for Christmas" showed up on YouTube yesterday. Collen describes the song as being reminiscent of the 1940's jazz era but says it can be played year round because it's mellow and full of smoky blues. Delta Deep released their self-titled debut album, which features appearances by Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott and Whitesnake frontman David Coverdale, earlier this year.
>>Metallica Tapes Message For Beamer
(Undated) -- Metallica is rooting for Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer.
The band recorded a special video message for the team and Beamer, who recently announced that he would be retiring at the end of the season. Beamer has coached at the school for 29 seasons. "Enter Sandman" has been Virginia Tech football's unofficial theme song since 2000.
>>Ringo Auctioning Off Beatles Stuff
(Undated) -- Ringo Starr is auctioning off a bunch of Beatles memorabilia from his own personal collection. Starr has more than 13-hundred items up for grabs through Julien's Auctions in early December, including his original U.K. pressing of the White Album, stamped No. 0000001. John Lennon was previously thought to have the first copy although reports have since surfaced claiming there are several No. 0000001s. Proceeds are all going to Starr's Lotus Foundation, which supports charitable projects aimed at advancing social welfare in diverse areas. Go to: julienslive.com for more information.
>>Maiden Headphones Coming
(Undated) -- Iron Maiden headphones are coming to a store near you. The band has teamed up with Onkyo for a project called Maiden Audio. Few details have been released but you can see the band's mascot "Eddie" wearing the phones on the Maiden Audio website at maidenaudio.com. More information is expected in February or March. Iron Maiden recently sent a Christmas card to fan club members hinting at a new album for 2015. "Eddie" was also wearing headphones on the card.