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IN OTHER NEWS Queen, Santana, Bruce Springsteen and more. Queen Extravaganza, the officially Queen-sanctioned Queen tribute band, will tour the U.K. in October and November as they celebrate the 40th anniversary of Queen’s A Night at the Opera. A single of the Sex Pistols‘ “God Save the Queen” on A&M Records sold for $9000 recently at an auction in the ... Read More »

Autobiography.

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PRETENDERS: Chrissie Signs a Book Deal Her as-yet-untitled memoir will be published on September 8th. The Pretenders‘ Chrissie Hynde has signed a deal to write a memoir. Her as-yet-untitled book will be published on September 8th. Doubleday, the book’s publisher, says the “rich and incredibly frank literary memoir” will cover “Hynde’s 1950s childhood in Akron, Ohio; the 1960s Cleveland rock ... Read More »

Bad Timing.

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DAVE MASON: Not Exactly Feelin’ Alright He was forced to cut out his signature song, “Feelin’ Alright,” aboard last month’s Rock Legends Cruise 3 thanks to a former Skynyrd drummer. When Dave Mason and his Feelin’ Alright Band did his final show aboard last month’s Rock Legends Cruise 3, they had to cut it short thanks to the previous show by former Lynyrd Skynyrd ... Read More »

From Tokyo To You.

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VAN HALEN: Second Taste of Live Roth They’ve posted a second song from their forthcoming live album on their YouTube channel. Here’s your second taste of Tokyo Dome Live in Concert, the first-ever Van Halen live album with David Lee Roth. “Runnin’ With the Devil” is among 25 songs the band performed there on June 21st, 2013 during their last tour. The ... Read More »

No Vegas This Year.

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DEF LEPPARD: What Happens in Vegas Is Not Happening in Vegas Phil Collen says the band will not do their second Sin City residency this year. Not only has Def Leppard pushed back the release of their next album to possibly the end of the year, but they have also pushed back plans for a second residency at the Hard ... Read More »

Summer Of Love Flashback.

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VANILLA FUDGE: Discusses Their New Album Reworking classics made famous by others in a progressive/psychedelic vein remains their trademark. Vanilla Fudge drummer Carmine Appice, says the band’s new effort, “Spirit of ’67 should have been our second album.” The Long Island, New York band known for their progressive/psychedelic reworking of classic tunes — such as “You Keep Me Hanging On,” which ... Read More »