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Alice Cooper placed his hands in cement for London's Wembley Arena Square of Fame on Tuesday in celebration of the 40th anniversary of his first show there in 1972. Cooper says, "Wembley is one of those venues that gives you goose bumps when you walk in the door. It's high on the list of gigs that every band dreams of playing. We've been there so many times, it always feels like a homecoming and an honor to this day."
Bruce Springsteen has added a final show to this year’s Wrecking Ball tour - December 10th in Mexico City, his first-ever show there. He is in Hartford, Connecticut Thursday.
Former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley has pulled out of the Hard Rock Hell festival in North Wales next month. No explanation has been given, but this is the second year in a row he’s cancelled his appearance there, claiming to have injured his hand last year.
Ian Anderson’s Thick as a Brick Two show on Friday in Dallas will be broadcast live on Tull web radio via Live 365. Connections are limited to 100 listeners unless you subscribe to Live 365.
Black Sabbath recorded another new song for their reunion album on Tuesday.
Steve Paul, whose New York club The Scene was an early showcase for Jimi Hendrix and Fleetwood Mac, among others, died Sunday in New York. He was 71. Paul also managed such artists as The McCoys and Johnny Winter and hosted a nationally syndicated TV series that presented Aretha Franklin a year before she broke through on the pop charts.