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9/5/14: Gene Simmons: Rock Dead

Gene Simmons believes rock "is dead". The legendary Kiss performer has been in the music industry for nearly 40 years. But in that time the 65-year-old feels like so much has changed, and that upcoming musicians don't have the same chances he had. "I am so sad that the next 15-year-old kid in a garage someplace in Saint Paul, that plugs into his Marshall and wants to turn it up […]

todaySeptember 5, 2014

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12/11/12- Rock & Roll Hall '13 + Donna Summer!

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has officially announced next year's inductees: Rush, Public Enemy, Heart, Randy Newman, Donna Summer and Albert King will all join the class of 2013, with Summer, who passed away this May, and King, who died in 1992, earning the honor posthumously. Lou Adler and Quincy Jones will both receive the Ahmet Ertegun Award for non-performers. Public Enemy are only the fourth hip-hop act […]

todayDecember 11, 2012

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4/14/12 – Rod Stewart to miss R&R Induction

Rod Stewart will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday for the second time. He was originally inducted in 1994 as a solo act and is about to go in as a member of the Faces. Unfortunately, Stewart will not be at Saturday's ceremony due to contracting the flu. His publicist, Hannah Kampf, said "Unfortunately Rod is battling the flu this week and regrettably he […]

todayApril 14, 2012

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1/11/12 – NRBQ drummer passes away

Members of the category-defying band NRBQ knew from the outset that their prospects of mainstream success were slim to none. The quartet spent the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s recording and touring chiefly for the reward of accolades from fellow musicians including Paul McCartney, Keith Richards, Elvis Costello and Bonnie Raitt, as well as devoted fans scattered across the planet. The group’s anything-goes-and-usually-does approach was what first caught the ear of […]

todayJanuary 11, 2012

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12/29/11 – Van Halen Reunion!

2012 will represent the 40th anniversary of the founding of Van Halen, and what better way to celebrate four decades of strumming and strutting than with another tour and a new album? Such is the case for the four men of Van Halen: Guitarist Eddie Van Halen, drummer Alex Van Halen, bassist Wolfgang Van Halen, and singer/dancer/bon vivant David Lee Roth.

todayDecember 29, 2011

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10/20/11 – "Lost" Rolling Stones!

An upcoming reissue of the classic Rolling Stones album "Some Girls" will include a recently discovered track which will also be released as a single. "No Spare Parts," which was recorded in Paris and was recently discovered by producer Don Was for inclusion on the new editions of "Some Girls" due out on November 21, tells the story of a trip from Los Angeles to San Antonio.

todayOctober 20, 2011

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10/15/11 – Charlie Daniels Bandmember dies

Joel "Taz" DiGregorio, keyboardist and original member of The Charlie Daniels Band, died from injuries he suffered in a single car wreck in Cheatham County, Tennessee. He was 67.

todayOctober 16, 2011

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10/12/11 – The Bangles return!

A trio following the 2005 departure of Michael Steele, the Bangles grace the Billboard 200 for the first time since 1990, as "Sweetheart of the Sun," their first studio album since 2003, makes the chart! Susanna Hoffs and sisters Vicki & Debbie Peterson are the Bangles!

todayOctober 13, 2011 1

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10/9/11 – Paul McCartney Wedding #3

Sir Paul McCartney married his fiancée at the same registry office where he wed his late first wife, Linda. The former Beatle and 51-year-old Nancy Shevell, tied the knot at Westminster Register Office in Marylebone, London this weekend.

todayOctober 8, 2011

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