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Tom Petty awarded co-writing credit for Sam Smith tune

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Over the weekend, The Sun reported that Sam Smith had quietly and amicably settled a copyright dispute with Tom Petty over the likeness between Smith’s three-time Grammy-nominated “Stay With Me” and Petty’s Full Moon Fever hit “I Won’t Back Down,” co-written with ELO’s Jeff Lynne. In a statement to Rolling Stone, Smith’s reps have confirmed that “Stay With Me” is now co-credited to Petty ... Read More »

2015 Most Anticipated Albums

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A new year brings the promise of new sounds. Some of them have been in the works, it seems, for ages. Others will arrive as huge surprises. Legends return, even as newer supergroups stake their claims. Couple that with highly anticipated reissues, and 2015 is off to a fast start. Here’s a gallery of our 20 most anticipated rock albums ... Read More »

Robert Plant to headline 2015 Mountain Jam

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Just a week after Robert Plant was announced as the headliner at 2015′s BottleRock Festival in Napa, Calif., the singer has unveiled another U.S. festival date, this one at the Mountain Jam fest in Hunter, N.Y. The festival is scheduled to take place at the Hunter Mountain ski resort from June 4-7. In addition to Plant, this year’s lineup includes the Black ... Read More »

Elton John & The Who Headline New Orleans Jazz Fest

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Photo courtesy of Mike Smith of MNR Images. If you were looking to start your summer early this year, you may want to make a trip down to New Orleans for the 2015 Jazz Fest. Not only will the event feature over 500 artists, but the legendary Elton John and The Who are headlining it. There will also be performances ... Read More »

AC/DC To Headline 2015 Coachella Music Festival

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Photo taken by Vladimir In a recent announcement it has been confirmed that legendary rock band AC/DC will be headlining the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival this year. The festival will take place in mid April stating the 10th and ultimately ending on the 19th. This is good news for the band due to their recent hardships with the ... Read More »

2014: Stories of the Year

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2014′s biggest rock music stories weren’t all the different from a typical year’s. There were comeback albums by long-dormant rock giants, some troubling brushes with the law, long goodbyes and a notorious motormouth calling the President of the United States a “subhuman mongrel.” OK, maybe that last one doesn’t happen every year, but from reunions to arrests to deaths, 2014′s ... Read More »

‘Experimental’ songs on next Def Leppard album

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Def Leppard have never been known for being particularly avant garde, but singer Joe Elliott hinted at some potentially surprising stuff on the band’s new album during a recent interview. During a recent interview, Elliott was asked to offer fans a few hints as to what they’ll be able to expect from the group’s upcoming ninth studio LP, due sometime ... Read More »

Joe Cocker Dies At 70

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Sad news to report today as singer Joe Cocker has died at the age of 70. According to his management, the Grammy winning singer lost his battle with lung cancer. Cocker saw most of his success in the 60’s and performed his last concert this past June in Hammersmith, London. He will be missed. Read More »

Four Classic Rockers on the Forbes Top 10 Highest Paid Musicians List

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Thanks to their successful tours, four classic rockers — the Eagles, Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney – wound up in the Top 10 on the annual World’s Highest Paid Musicians list. According to Forbes, the Eagles finished at No. 3 by taking in $100 million. Directly behind them were Bon Jovi ($82 million) and Springsteen ($81 million). McCartney, the ... Read More »