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‘Flat-Out, Ass-Kickin’ Rock ‘n’ Roll’: ‘Shindig!’ Debuts 50 Years Ago

ABC Photo Archives / Getty Images
ABC Photo Archives / Getty Images

‘Shindig!,’ TV's first prime-time rock music show, premiered on ABC on Sept. 16, 1964.

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Foreigner’s Mick Jones on 35 Years Of ‘Head Games’ + New Music – Exclusive Interview

Dave Kotinsky, Getty Images
Dave Kotinsky, Getty Images

On the afternoon that we spoke with Mick Jones, he was phoning us from a somewhat unusual location -- a table at Starbucks where he stopped in with his assistant in the midst of a busy day of appointments.

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Randy Bachman on BTO’s Offhanded Smash ‘Not Fragile’ – Exclusive Interview

Mercury Records
Mercury Records

Bachman-Turner Overdrive had been on a very respectable run, in the period leading up to the release of 'Not Fragile.'

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Slash on His New Album, Working With Bands: ‘It Doesn’t Need to Be So F—in’ Complicated!’

Scott Uchida, MSO
Scott Uchida, MSO

He’s one of the most identifiable characters in rock 'n' roll, and when you hear that Slash is putting out an album called 'World on Fire,' instincts tell you that the music contained within it is very likely to match the intensity conveyed by the title.

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Michael Lardie Of Great White Finds ‘Elation’ With Latest Album + Current Lineup

Frontiers Records
Frontiers Records

We spoke with Great White keyboardist Michael Lardie about the current state of Great White and his tenure in Night Ranger.

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Sammy Hagar and Neal Schon’s Forgotten Team-Up: The History of HSAS

HSAS
Geffen

All four members of HSAS joined us to talk about this one-and-done supergroup, and the impact it had.

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Jon Anderson on Working With Jean-Luc Ponty, Yes’ New Album and More – Exclusive Interview

Matt Roberts, Getty Images
Matt Roberts, Getty Images

Jon Anderson parted ways with Yes in 2008, when health concerns kept him from committing to a tour.

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Gene Simmons on Football, New Music, a New Movie and More – Exclusive Interview

Gene Simmons
Frederick M. Brown, Getty Images

The L.A. Kiss arena football team, co-owned by Kiss founders Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, didn't have a banner debut season, finishing at 3-15.

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Gregg Rolie Shares Memories Of His Woodstock Experience + Santana Reunion News

Ethan Miller, Getty Images
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

We spoke with the former Santana and Journey keyboardist/singer on the 45th anniversary of Santana's breakout performance at Woodstock.

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Deep Purple’s Roger Glover on Their Upcoming U.S. Tour, A New Album + Working with Bob Ezrin

Image Credit: Jim Rakete
Image Credit: Jim Rakete

Roger Glover talks about Deep Purple's 'Now What?!,' the band's plans for a new album and a series of rare upcoming U.S. dates.

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