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Important Moments That Exemplified Who David Bowie Was

David Bowie would’ve turned 70 yesterday (January 8), and on the first anniversary of his birthday since his sudden passing, it feels like there's a gigantic emtpy space more than ever, since he’s been missing from music and pop culture. There was no other artist like him, and there probably will...
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Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi Reveals Lump In His Throat Wasn't Cancerous

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi recently had successful surgery to remove a non-cancerous lump from his throat. Back in December, Iommi revealed in an interview that doctors detected new activity in his throat but were unsure whether the lump was cancerous until he had the operation. Iommi told...
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Show Me The Money!

It's one of the first riffs any kid has picked up a guitar learns how to play - "Smoke on the Water" - and it belongs to Deep Purple. The band behind some of rock and roll's most memorable songs. As recently as last month, the band announced their "The Long Goodbye Tour," and along with that...
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Rick Wakeman Changes His Mind About Attending RRHOF Ceremony

Keyboardist Rick Wakeman has changed his mind about not attending Yes' long-awaited induction into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame, taking place April 7 in Brooklyn, NY. Wakeman was upset that Yes was not inducted many years ago, when co-founding bassist Chris Squire was still alive. Squire died in...
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She Loves to Rock & Roll

Joan Jett is taking The Blackhearts back out on the road. Jett, who spent part of 2016 on the road with Heart and Cheap Trick as part of "The Rock Hall Three For All" tour, kicks off the New Year on January 21st in West Virginia. As it stands now, Jett and the band have dates on the books through...
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Bruce Springsteen To Speak At Monmouth University

Freehold, New Jersey native Bruce Springsteen will be interviewed in front a live audience January 10 at the Pollak Theatre at Monmouth University in West Long Branch. The talk will be moderated by Robert Santelli, executive director fo the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. Santelli edited Springsteen'...
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Listen To Metallica's James Hetfield Laugh His Way Through "Atlas, Rise!"

YouTube user Lars Von Retriever has taken Metallica's new track "Atlas, Rise!" and added a series of rapid fire laughs from frontman James Hetfield to lighten the mood. Check out the hilarious video below. (Photo by USAToday)
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‘Start Your Ear Off Right’ - Reissues Coming

Looking to brighten a seemingly “barren wasteland in the world of new music releases,” Rhino has unveiled the “ Start Your Ear Off Right ” campaign, which will see a bunch of reissues dropping on Jan. 10th. 'Start Your Ear Off Right' with Cheap Trick’s Woke Up With a Monster on vinyl, Foreigner's...
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The Kinks' Ray Davies Knighted By Queen Elizabeth

Ray Davies of The Kinks has been knighted for his service to the arts as part of Queen Elizabeth's annual New Year Honors List. It's the second UK honor bestowed upon Davies, who was initially awarded the CBE - Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire - by the Queen in 2004. In a...
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Rick Wakeman Won't Attend Yes' Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

Keyboardist Rick Wakeman has confirmed he will not attend Yes' long-awaited induction into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame, taking place April 7 in Brooklyn, NY. Wakeman says he would have been happier if the honor happened years ago, when co-founding bassist Chris Squire was still alive. Squire...
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