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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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Headliners Set For Johnny Cash Heritage Festival

The headliners have been confirmed for this year's annual Johnny Cash Heritage Festival. The event is scheduled to kick off on Oct. 19 and run through Oct. 21 and will be held in a field near the country legend's home town of Dyess, Arkansas.More »

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Ozzy Osbourne Set To Headline Moonstock

Ozzy Osbourne will serve as the headliner for the final night of Moonstock, a four-day music festival celebrating the total solar eclipse. The only other act currently confirmed for the festival is Five Finger Death Punch, who will perform on Sunday, August 20.More »

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David Bowie Documentary Headed To HBO

A new documentary about David Bowie is reportedly in the works via HBO. The doc, titled The Last Five Years, follows the legendary musician during the creation of his final two albums The Next Day and Blackstar.More »

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Film Rights To The Beatle Who Vanished Have Been Sold

The rights for the film adaptation of The Beatle Who Vanished, a book by Jim Berkenstadt about the life of drummer Jimmie Nicol, who was a Beatle for 13 days, have reportedly been sold. The film rights were acquired by Alex Orbison, son of Roy Orbison, on behalf of the family's Roy's Boys Films and Ashley Hamilton's 449 Productions.More »

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