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ZZ Top Cancel Tour with Jeff Beck following injury

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A nasty slip for Dusty Hill has forced ZZ Top to call off the rest of their tour with Jeff Beck, beginning with the show that was supposed to take place in Michigan tonight. The bassist, 65, fell Tuesday inside the band’s tour bus, injuring his hip, according to promoter Live Nation. ZZ Top had not yet arrived in advance of a concert at the ... Read More »

BOB DYLAN Announces Fall 2014 U.S. Tour Dates

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Bob Dylan‘s Never Ending tour will be returning to America. The rock legend just announced a six-week stretch of theater dates in the fall, with multiple nights in most cities. Dylan is currently touring Australia and New Zealand through mid-September, but after five weeks off, he and his band will reconvene on Oct. 17 at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre. They will ... Read More »

Stevie Ray Vaughan Dies in Helicopter Crash 24 Years Ago

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On May 4, 1989, Stevie Ray Vaughan kicked off a tour that ended up comprising three legs, 147 shows and 18 months. It all came to a stop on Aug. 27, 1990, when a helicopter carrying the guitar player and three members of Eric Clapton‘s touring circle crashed after a show in Wisconsin, killing everybody on board. It was one of the biggest tours of Vaughan’s ... Read More »

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IN OTHER NEWS Allman Brothers, Graham Nash, Paul McCartney and more. The Allman Brothers and Gov’t Mule are mourning the loss of Brian Farmer, the guitar tech for Warren Haynes. He died in his sleep Sunday at home in Nashville. he was 53. Haynes has issued a statement saying, “He was a close friend, a devoted worker, and a lover ... Read More »

When Pigs Fly…

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RAINBOW: Rising Again? Joe Lynn Turner is optimistic the band will reunite. Rainbow singer Joe Lynn Turner seems pretty optimistic that guitarist Ritchie Blackmore is open to reuniting the band. He says, “It’s a very big possibility that something might, just might, happen. I heard talk and all I can say is that I’m not supposed to talk about it… ... Read More »