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IN OTHER NEWS Joe Perry, Gene Simmons, David Crosby and more. Joe Perry has recorded the audio version of his memoir, Rocks. He says it covers 13 CDs and is 14-and-a-half hours long. Rocks will be published in October. Onetime Joe Perry Project singer Ralph Morman passed away on August 17th following a long illness. He sang with the Project ... Read More »

Fall Tour.


BOB DYLAN: Theater Tour This Fall The legendary singer will follow up his tour Down Under with a North American theater run from October to December. A day after announcing the latest installment in his Bootleg Series, Bob Dylan has rolled out a fall tour of theaters in North America. It starts on October 17th in Seattle and runs through ... Read More »

Comic Bio.

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DAVID BOWIE: A Different Kind of “Fame”     Fame: David Bowie is the latest offering from Bluewater Productions, a publisher that specializes in comic books highlighting musicians. David Bowie‘s art-rock has inspired a different sort of art — a comic book biography covering his entire musical career. Fame: David Bowie is the latest offering from Bluewater Productions, a publisher ... Read More »

Differences Settled.


RAMONES: Coming Back Together The estates of all four original members have settled their differences. The estates of the four original Ramones — Joey, Tommy, Dee Dee and Johnny — have settled their differences and will be working together going forward to honor the band’s legacy. Jeff Jampol, who co-manages the band’s estate with Dave Frey, says, “We’re all gonna ... Read More »

Tour Postponed.

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ZZ TOP: Tour With Beck Put on Hold Dusty Hill has injured his hip resulting in the band suspending their tour with Jeff Beck. ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill has injured his hip, which has resulted in the band suspending their tour with Jeff Beck. The injury occurred Tuesday night when Hill slipped and fell on his tour bus. Tour ... Read More »



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 »


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ROB HALFORD: 10 Albums That Helped Shape the Metal God The Judas Priest singer chooses 10 albums that changed his life. When Rob Halford was growing up there were few if any heavy rock bands, and certainly no heavy metal. But that doesn’t mean there wasn’t music that helped shape what became “The Metal God.” Halford says there were 10 ... Read More »