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Rod Steward, Black Sabbath,The Doors and more.
Rod Stewart will be among the acts performing at this year's Royal Variety Performance, November 19th at London's Royal Albert Hall. Also on the bill are Neil Diamond, Alicia Keys, Kylie Minogue and opera singers Placido Domingo and Andrea Bocelli. This year's event marks the 100th anniversary of the Royal Variety Performance, which raises money for the Entertainment Artists' Benevolent Fund, a charity of which the Queen Elizabeth is a patron.
Black Sabbath's first studio album with Ozzy Osbourne in 34 years will be out in April.
The Doors' Live at the Bowl '68 is the number-one DVD in the U.S. and Canada.
The autobiography of original KISS drummer Peter Criss, Makeup To Breakup: My Life in and Out of KISS, debuts at number-seven on the New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction best-sellers list.
The original Blue Oyster Cult line-up will reunite for a show Monday night at the Best Buy Theatre in New York in celebration of the 40th anniversary of their self-titled debut album and the release of Blue Öyster Cult - The Columbia Albums Collection, a 16-CD box set on October 30th.
After spending most of the summer in Japan, David Lee Roth was spotted in Tokyo this weekend. Van Halen was supposed to tour there this month, but canceled after Eddie Van Halen underwent stomach surgery.
Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason took part in the annual London to Brighton Veteran Car Run on Sunday. It was the 19th time he has taken part in the 116 year-old race.
Robert Plant was named an Honorary Guest of Buenos Aires by Mayor Mauricio Macri during his two shows there last week.