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IN OTHER NEWS The Who, Carlos Santana, Sammy Hagar and more. The Who will announce the dates for their 50th anniversary U.S. tour this month, and they just announced that they will perform in Abu Dhabi on November 23rd, ahead of their U.K. tour in late November and December. Carlos Santana will film an appearance on Front and Center Presents ... Read More »

New Box Set.

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GENESIS: Five Different Sides The band’s new retrospective, R-Kive, is out today. Earlier this year, five of the seven members of Genesis throughout the years – Peter Gabriel, Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks, Phil Collins and Steve Hackett — gathered in London to be interviewed for a documentary called Sum of the Parts. And from this came the idea for a ... Read More »

Confirmation From The Family.

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AC/DC: Family Confirms Dreaded Disease They have issued a statement saying Malcom Young does indeed have dementia. The family of AC/DC founder and rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young have confirmed that he does indeed have dementia. In a statement they say, “Malcolm is suffering from dementia and the family thanks you for respecting their privacy.” The news broke last week following ... Read More »

Typical Nastiness.

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ROGER WATERS: He Flew the Floyd Ship 29 Years Ago He has posted a note on Facebook explaining that he is not on the new Pink Floyd album. Roger Waters has posted a note to his fans on his Facebook page regarding the upcoming Pink Floyd release. He writes, “Some people have been asking Laurie, my wife, about a new ... Read More »

Touring Again?

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JIMMY PAGE: Here’s a Clue for You All The legendary Led Zeppelin guitarist says he would like to do a career-spanning tour. For the past couple of years, Jimmy Page has been threatening to work on new music or possibly play live. He’s at it again — and this time, he actually has offered up a few details. Today (Tuesday) ... Read More »

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IN OTHER NEWS Duane Allman, KISS, Paul McCartney, Sammy Hagar and more. Vineville Avenue in Macon, Georgia has been renamed Duane Allman Memorial Boulevard. The Allman Brothers Band Museum, The Big House, is on Vineville. The Big House is where the band used to live and rehearse. KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer is going through a rough stretch. Last week his ... Read More »

Free Online Listen.

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PINK FLOYD: Offering Up a Taste They’ve posted samples of their new album, The Endless River, on their website. Pink Floyd are offering up a preview of their first album in 20 years, The Endless River, by posting song samples at PinkFloyd.com. Recorded during the sessions for The Division Bell in 1993, this serves as a tribute to the band’s ... Read More »

Back At It.

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FLEETWOOD MAC: Mac Is Back The band first tour with Christine McVie in 16 years gets under way Tuesday night in Minneapolis. Fleetwood Mac‘s most successful lineup is back on the road tonight for the first time in 16 years following the return of singer and keyboardist Christine McVie. Chris, who retired in 1998, overcame her fear of flying to ... Read More »

Sneak Peak.

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LED ZEPPELIN: Rain Without the Piano Band offers up a sneak peak at an alternate version of ‘The Rain Song.’ Led Zeppelin has offered up a sneak peak at an alternate version of “The Rain Song,” which is part of the bonus disc on the reissue of Houses of the Holy, which comes out on October 28th along with the ... Read More »

New CD.

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BRYAN ADAMS: Tips His Hat Today     His collection of cover songs, Tracks of My Years, is out today. Bryan Adams is back with a new release today, albeit one filled with songs made famous by others. Tracks of My Years is a collection of 14 songs that he grew up listening to. Among them are The Beatles‘ “Anytime ... Read More »