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Queen’s legendary 1974 Rainbow concerts set for release

Coming on September 9th is Queen: Live At The Rainbow ’74. The legendary tapes of the band’s first show at the venue on March 31st, 1974 during their inaugural headlining tour were originally intended to be Queen’s third album, until the quality of new material pushed the tapes aside for 40 years. Rounding out the…

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Styx guitarist thinks three act summer tour might be most successful yet

Styx guitarist J.Y. Young is pretty impressed with the way the current Soundtrack Of Summer Tour with Foreigner and former Eagles guitarist Don Felder has been gelling so far. The tour is criss-crossing the continent, with Felder opening the shows with a clutch of Eagles favorites, followed by Styx and/or Foreigner, who alternate the closing…

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George Thorogood & The Destroyers enjoying 40th anniversary on the road

George Thorogood & The Destroyers are enjoying their 40th anniversary by doing what they do best — gigging. The band's intended debut set, 1974's Better Than the Rest, was left unreleased until 1979 after the band's first two albums proved the band to have legs. We asked Thorogood — who's never been one to look…

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John Mellencamp releasing 2003 folk based concert next month

Coming on July 8th is the live album, John Mellencamp Performs ‘Trouble No More Live’ At Town Hall. The full band set features John Mellencamp caught live in New York City on July 31st, 2003 performing his then-recently released folk based covers set, Trouble No More, a few of his own classic tunes — along…

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Scott Haller

Name: Scott Haller From: Highland, IL   Works at: Scott is the General Manager of The Arnold Company in Trenton, IL Scott has been listening to KSHE since the late 80’s. He streams KSHE on his computer all day at work. Scott likes KSHE for playing all of the greats with none of the crude and no…

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Pub where Black Sabbath first played in danger of demolition

The pub in Birmingham, England where Black Sabbath began its long, historic career has been sold to developers and may be demolished. According to Classic Rock, the woman who runs the pub, called the Crown, has been ordered to get out by next week. The woman, Colleen Andrews, told the Birmingham Mail, "This pub is…

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Mick Jagger reportedly dating 27-year-old ballerina

Mick Jagger allegedly has a new lover in 27-year-old ballerina Melanie Hamrick. According to The Daily Mail, the couple, who was recently photographed on a hotel balcony in Zurich, met two weeks before Jagger’s longtime partner, L’Wren Scott committed suicide in March at age 49. Jagger and Hamrick reportedly met in Tokyo. The Mail posted:…

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ZZ Top releasing 2013 Montreux Jazz Festival performance on DVD

ZZ Top will issue its latest DVD/Blu-ray collection on July 21st, with the release of Live At Montreux 2013. The collection features 17 ZZ Top favorites performed at the legendary Swiss Jazz Festival, including such legendary staples as "Gimme All Your Lovin’," "Sharp Dressed Man," "Legs," "La Grange," and "Tush," among others. The middle portion…

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Genesis to team up for BBC TV documentary

The classic five-man lineup of Genesis will join forces for a definitive BBC documentary on the group. Peter Gabriel, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, Phil Collins, and Steve Hackett were photographed together for the first time in 15 years to publicize Genesis: Together And Apart, which is set to air on BBC 2 and BBC America.…

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Ringo Starr set for V.I.P. art show in Manhattan

In addition to two back-to-back All Starr Band shows this week at New York City’s Beacon Theatre — Ringo Starr’s got one more event planned to showcase his talents. On Thursday (June 19th) Ringo’s computer generated self-portraits will be unveiled at a V.I.P. reception and exhibition at Manhattan’s Soho Contemporary Art Gallery. Fans can also…

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Donna Ray

Name: Donna Ray From: St. Peters, MO    Works at: St. Charles County Highway Department, she would like to say hi to the guys in the Highway Maintenance sheds Donna has been listening to KSHE since High School, 1972. Donna likes John and Lern in the morning. She loves getting tidbits of information on her drive to…

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Jeffrey Joyner

Name: Jeffrey Joyner From: Belleville, IL    Works at: Jeffrey is a Parts Driver for Midwest Transit Equipment in Swansea, IL Jeffrey has been listening to KSHE for more than 30 years. He says there isn’t a better radio station on the air. Jeffrey likes that KSHE plays a wide selection of rock music mixed with some alternative…

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Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey reunite with Kenney Jones after 25 years

The surviving official members of the Who — Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, and former drummer Kenney Jones — reunited on Saturday (June 14th) in Surrey, England at Hurtwood Park Polo Club for the "Rock 'n' Horsepower" benefit in aid of Prostate Cancer UK. Townshend and Daltrey — backed by the event’s house band — performed…

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Queen co-founders say Adam Lambert is a better fit than Paul Rodgers

Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylor feel that American Idol finalist Adam Lambert is a better fitting frontman for Queen than Paul Rodgers. Rodgers — who co-founded and sang for such legendary bands as Free, Bad Company, and the Firm with Jimmy Page — joined May and Taylor for a five year run as Queen…