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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 »

YES: “Cruise To The Edge” 2015 line-up

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Yes will embark on their third annual Cruise to the Edge next fall, and they’re taking some friends along for the voyage. ABC News Radio reports that the band’s next cruise, which follows similar expeditions in March 2013 and April 2014, will begin on Nov. 15, 2015, departing from Miami. On their four-day sail, which is scheduled to visit Key ... Read More »

Scorpions announce 50th Anniversary Tour Dates

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The Scorpions will celebrate their 50th anniversary pretty much the same way they’ve spent all the other ones: on the road. The band has announced the first dates for its upcoming half-century celebration, which begins with a May 8 show in the Czech Republic and runs through spring 2016. Although there’s a significant number of stops on the tour, they’re ... Read More »

The Rock Hall’s Five Worst Snubs

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Accompanying this morning’s announcement of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 2015 induction class was the usual head shaking and open-mouthed disbelief that some of classic rock’s oldest and most worthy bands were passed up once again. We love Lou Reed, Green Day and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, but we can think of many other artists who belong inside the hallowed Rock ... Read More »

Ann Wilson says she’d take on Plant’s role in Zep

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Heart star Ann Wilson has offered guitar great Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones a little girl power as they mull over a Led Zeppelin comeback – she wants to front the group. Robert Plant has made it clear he isn’t interested in returning to the band for a reunion tour and Page has abandoned plans to hit the road ... Read More »