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Bowie Fans Crowdsourcing London Statue

Fans of David Bowie are hoping to pool their resources to construct a new tribute to the artist in London. The tribute would come in the form of a lightning bolt similar to the one which Bowie famously painted on his face. The effort aims to raise just under one million pounds and would see the bolt constructed near Bowie's home in the Brixton area of London.More »

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Bruce Springsteen Brings Young Fan Onstage To Play Drums

Bruce Springsteen gave an 11-year-old fan the chance of a lifetime when he invited her up on stage to play drums during his show in Christchurch, New Zealand earlier this week. According to her father, Hayley also left the stage with a signed drumstick.More »

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Roger Waters Adds 11 Tour Dates

Roger Waters has added 11 dates to his previously announced tour. The run, named the Us + Them North American Tour, is set to kick off May 26 in Kansas City and wrap up on Oct. 28 in Vancouver. The run will come in support of Waters' forthcoming new effort Is This The Life We Really Want?More »

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David Bowie Won Big At BRIT Awards

David Bowie was a posthumous big winner at the recent BRIT Awards. The event took place in London and the rock legend won Best Male Solo Artist and Album of the Year for Blackstar.More »

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KISS Lose The Makeup For Oregon Military Fundraiser

KISS offered up a rare makeup-free performance during a recent fundraiser for a military charity. The appearance came earlier this week at the "All-Star Salute To The Oregon Military" which helped raise money for a $20 million new Oregon Military Museum.More »

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Band Mates, Family Members Tribute Butch Trucks

Band mates of the late Allman Brothers drummer Butch Trucks paid tribute to the icon during a private memorial concert earlier this week. The event took place at the Cox Capitol Theatre in Macon, Georgia and featured a host family members and collaborators from throughout Trucks' career.More »

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Bon Jovi Set New Attendance Record In Nashville

Bon Jovi has reportedly broken the attendance record for fans at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. The appearance came earlier this month as part of the band's This House Is Not For Sale tour. Total attendance for the night peaked out at 18,514.More »

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Paul Stanley Shoots Down Original KISS Reunion

If you were hoping for a reunion of the original members of KISS anytime soon, you're out of luck says Paul Stanley. "No," Stanley told Billboard when asked about a potential reunion. "And that's not coming from any place of animosity. I sang on Ace's [Frehley] most recent album and did a video with him."More »

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Blondie Announce London Roundhouse Show

Blondie has revealed plans for a headlining performance at London's Roundhouse. The performance will come in support of their forthcoming new release Pollinator, which is due out on May 5. In addition to the gig announcement, the band also released a new single off of their upcoming album, titled "My Monster." The new single features guitarist Johnny Marr.More »

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Paul McCartney Records With Ringo Starr

Paul McCartney has reportedly hit the studio with Ringo Starr. The legendary drummer shared a photo of the pair in the studio together where they were also reportedly joined by Eagles legend Joe Walsh.More »

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Styx And REO Speedwagon To Embark On Summer Tour

Styx, REO Speedwagon and Eagles guitarist Don Felder will join forces for a summer tour dubbed "United We Rock." "I called up [Styx's] Tommy Shaw last summer and we were both thinking the same thing: Let's get the boys together, make some music, and have some fun," REO frontman Kevin Cronin said in a news release.More »

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John Mellencamp Confirms New Album And Tour

John Mellencamp has revealed plans for a new album and a supporting tour later this year. The new release, titled Sad Clowns & Hillbillies is set for release on April 21 and John confirmed news of the release and tour in an official press release.More »

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Ronnie Platt Had Reservations About Joining Kansas

In a recent interview with The Rock Brigade podcast, Kansas frontman, Ronnie Platt explained why he was hesitant to join the group. Platt tells the story of a VH1 Behind the Music episode featuring Styx. On the episode Styx's second frontman, Lawrence Gowan spoke of the difficulties of filling a legend's shoes.More »

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