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2014: Stories of the Year

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 »

Johnny Winter R.I.P.

JOHNNY WINTER: Dead at 70 Johnny Winter has died at the age of 70. Johnny Winter has died at the age of 70. A spokeswoman for the legendary singer-guitarist says he “passed away today, Thursday, in his hotel room in Zurich, Switzerland. His wife, family and bandmates are all saddened by the loss of one of the world’s finest guitarists. An official ... Read More »