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Doors Inducted Into Ultimate Classic Rock Hall Of Fame

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The Doors have been voted into the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame. The website hosts a monthly fan voted poll to induct classic rock acts into its HOF. According to the site, the 1960s rockers faced stiff competition throughout the voting process. “The Doors simply walloped their contemporary Jimi Hendrix by a margin of 61-to-39 percent in final round voting.”More »





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Slash Named Panel Participant For Kirk Hammett’s Fear FestEvil

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Slash will appear as a panelist at Metallica guitarist’s Kirk Hammett’s Fear FestEvil convention. Slash joins Corey Taylor and John 5 on the panel. “I’m super stoked to announce the man, the myth, the legend, Slash, will be joining us at Fear FestEvil,” Hammett said in a press release. “We’re proud to announce our first panel participant.”More »





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Tom Petty Awarded Royalties For Sam Smith’s ‘Stay With Me’

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Tom Petty has been awarded songwriting royalties for Sam Smith’s hit song “Stay With Me.” In April 2014 when Smith’s “Stay With Me” was released listeners began to point out the resemblance to Petty’s 1989 song “I Won’t Back Down.” Petty’s lawyers followed suit, recognizing the similarities, which resulted in Petty and Smith settling out of court back in October.More »