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Fin Costello/Redferns

Producer Rupert Hine, who worked with Rush, Tina Turner and many more, dead at age 72

Veteran producer Rupert Hine, who worked on albums by many well-known artists, including Rush, Tina Turner and The Fixx, died...
Epic Records

Pearl Jam premieres uncensored version of "Jeremy" video

Pearl Jam has premiered the uncensored version of the video for their hit single "Jeremy." In the "Jeremy" video, which first...
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ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons and country rocker Tim Montana launch new Whisker Bomb hot sauce line

Besides being a lover of guitars and cars, ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons is a hot sauce aficionado, and the rock...
Better Noise Music

Mötley Crüe’s Tommy Lee premieres two new tracks from upcoming solo album, ‘Andro’

Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee has announced the details of a new solo album. The hip hop-influenced project is titled Andro, and is due...
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I am the table (builder): Metallica’s James Hetfield crafted handmade end tables for charity

Remember when James Hetfield declared "I am the table" on Lulu, Metallica's polarizing collaborative album with Lou Reed? Well, turns out he may have been...
Epix

Love's Johnny Echols, featured in 'Laurel Canyon' docuseries, reveals how his band helped The Doors

EpixThe second episode of the two-part Epix docuseries Laurel Canyon premieres Sunday, June 7, at 9 p.m. ET.  It profiles...
Sony Legacy

The Kinks plot 50th anniversary celebration for classic 1970 tune "Lola"

Next Friday, June 12, marks the 50th anniversary of the U.K. release of The Kinks' song "Lola," Ray Davies' memorable...
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Neil Peart's Canadian hometown names park pavilion after late Rush drummer

Mat Hayward/Getty ImagesNeil Peart's hometown of St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, honored the late Rush drummer and lyricist on Wednesday by...
Jim Bennett/Redferns

Pearl Jam: "We do not want to contribute to white voices overtaking the narrative"

Jim Bennett/RedfernsPearl Jam has shared a statement outlining the band's effort to combat "unconscious racism." "Pearl Jam was started with a...
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Founding Sweet bassist Steve Priest dead at age 72

Michael Tullberg/Getty ImagesOriginal Sweet bassist/singer Steve Priest died Thursday morning at the age of 72. Priest's passing was announced by...
Courtesy of Summerfest

2020 edition of Milwaukee's Summerfest canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic

Courtesy of SummerfestMilwaukee's 2020 Summerfest has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 11-day festival had originally been scheduled...
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Bruce Springsteen pays homage to George Floyd during latest satellite-radio DJ appearance

Credit: Danny ClinchBruce Springsteen used his latest semi-weekly DJ stint on his own satellite radio channel Wednesday to offer some...
ABC/Arturo Holmes; J. Rose

Elton John, Rolling Stones, Phil Collins make 'Forbes' list of Highest-Paid Celebrities

ABC/Arturo Holmes; J. RoseWhile many musicians will take a financial hit due to the cancellation of their tours because of...
Courtesy of Live Nation

The Guess Who's Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings postpone 2020 tour, reschedule US dates for 2021

Courtesy of Live NationCo-founding Guess Who members Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings had their plans for a 2020 North American...
Napalm Records

You wanna rock? Twisted Sister's Dee Snider is releasing a new live album and video package in July

Napalm RecordsTwisted Sister frontman Dee Snider still wants to rock, and he's proving it with a concert video and album...