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Rolling Stones Announce North American Summer Tour, ‘Sticky Fingers’ Reissue

Brian Rasic / Rogers & Cowan
Brian Rasic / Rogers & Cowan

The Rolling Stones will be back on the road — and back in the United States — this summer.

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35 Years Ago: Genesis Begin Their ’80s Domination With ‘Duke’

Atlantic
Atlantic

Genesis weathered a number of ups and downs during the '70s, scaling ever-greater heights of commercial success even as a series of lineup changes thinned the band's ranks to a trio.

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David Lee Roth Injured During Van Halen’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ Performance

Jeff Kravitz, Getty Images
Jeff Kravitz, Getty Images

David Lee Roth started Van Halen's performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! yesterday with some new hair on his recently shorn head, and finished it with a new bandage on his face.

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Wildabouts Guitarist Jeremy Brown Dies

James Goulden Photography, Getty Images
James Goulden Photography, Getty Images

Jeremy Brown, lead guitarist for Scott Weiland's band the Wildabouts, has passed away.

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Filed Under: Category: News, R.I.P.

Everything You Need to Know About Norman Greenbaum and ‘Spirit in the Sky’

Norman Greenbaum
GAB Archive, Getty Images

Norman Greenbaum's 1969 hit "Spirit in the Sky" is, along with Nena's "99 Luftballons" and Lipps, Inc.'s "Funkytown," one of the definitive one-hit wonders of the rock era.

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April 2015 New Music Releases

Bandana
Bandana

The list of April 2015 New Music Releases is a bit longer than a typical month. But then again, not every month has Record Store Day, which happens on April 18.

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Category: New Albums, News

Former Whitesnake Guitarist Bernie Marsden’s New Solo Album Proves It’s His Time to ‘Shine’: Exclusive Interview

Mascot Provogue Label Group
Mascot Provogue Label Group

Bernie Marsden's years in Whitesnake will always be a big part of his calling card as a songwriter and guitarist.

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Green Day Albums, Ranked Worst to Best

Roger Kisby, Getty Images
Roger Kisby, Getty Images

No single band has done more to bring punk into the mainstream than Green Day, who'll be recognized for this achievement in a few weeks when they're inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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36 Years Ago: Triumph Finally Break Through in the U.S. With ‘Just a Game’

RCA
RCA

The notion may seem a tad overdramatic in retrospect, but, in late March 1979, when Canadian hard rockers Triumph unleashed Just a Game – their second or third album, depending on which side of the 49th Parallel you were standing in – their career longevity was anything but certain.

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45 Years Ago: Ginger Baker Commands His Own ‘Air Force’

YouTube
YouTube

Ginger Baker wasn't happy about the way Blind Faith fell apart in late 1969, but he didn't waste any time moping about it; instead, he went and started a whole new band.

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