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Metallica, Foo Fighters, others make Pollstar’s mid-year top tours list

Music industry trade magazine Pollstar has unveiled its annual mid-year Worldwide Tours chart, ranking the top 100 concert tours around...
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The Doobie Brothers announce full-album performances for NYC run

The Doobie Brothers are the latest band to tackle full-album sets in their shows. The group's first ever full-album performances...
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The Moody Blues’ John Lodge rolls out fall club dates

Moody Blues bassist John Lodge has just announced an eight-date sting of fall U.S. dates. The 2018 Rock and Roll...
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The Byrds’ Roger McGuinn releasing first rock album in 14 years

The Byrds' Roger McGuinn will release Sweet Memories, his first new rock album in 14 years, according to Best Classic...
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Report: Robert Plant & Jimmy Page plotting Led Zeppelin 50th live celebration

The latest round of Led Zeppelin reunion rumors claim the band is in discussions for some type of live event...
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Happy Birthday Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie

Happy Birthday to Fleetwood Mac songwriter-keyboardist Christine McVie who turns 75 today (July 12th)! Last year, McVie and now-ousted Mac...
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New Tom Petty video features lost 1982 classic

In a way if feels as though Tom Petty is still here. Fans are buzzing about the massive box set,...
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John Mellencamp to receive Woody Guthrie Center honor

On August 30th, John Mellencamp will become the fifth recipient of the prestigious Woody Guthrie Prize at Tulsa, Oklahoma's Woody...
Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters performs during the 51st Festival d'ete de Quebec on July 9, 2018 in Quebec City, Canada.

Dave Grohl treats every Foo Fighters record like it’s their last

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl was asked this past weekend on CBS Sunday Morning about retirement. Grohl said that he looks at every LP by...
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Sharon Osbourne working on movie about beginning of romance with Ozzy

Ozzy Osbourne's wife and manager Sharon Osbourne is working on a film about her early courtship with her husband, according to Variety. Sharon...
Walter Becker and Donald Fagen of "Steely Dan" pose for a portrait in April 1978.

Steely Dan’s Walter Becker set for hometown Queens honor

Although Steely Dan's music can to embody the cool, late-'70s L.A. sounds -- they were New York through and through. On...
Chrissie Hynde and The Pretenders perform at Mayo Performing Arts Center on April 2, 2018 in Morristown, New Jersey.

Chrissie Hynde doesn’t compare current Pretenders to past lineups

Chrissie Hynde and her latest lineup of the Pretenders are set for a pair of high profile stadium shows this weekend opening for Def...
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Tom Petty box set ‘ An American Treasure’ coming in September

Coming on September 28th is a new Tom Petty box set, titled An American Treasure. The news of the package to be released...
Mick Jagger, singer with British rock group the Rolling Stones, in action during a live performance.

The Rolling Stones & Universal Music Group expand decade long partnership

The Rolling Stones have expanded their decade-long global deal with Universal Music Group (UMG). The press release announcing the new contract explained...
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Guns N’ Roses debut returns to ‘Billboard’ top 10 for first time in 29 years

Guns N' Roses' classic 1987 debut album, Appetite For Destruction, has returned to the Top 10 on the Billboard 200 chart after more...