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Drumstick Maker Everett ‘Vic’ Firth Dies at 85

Everett "Vic" Firth, whose namesake drumsticks are among the world's most popular, has died.

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Category: News, R.I.P.
DJ Ashba
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DJ Ashba Quits Guns N’ Roses

After six years as a guitarist for Guns N' Roses, DJ Ashba has left the group.

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Mike Coppola, Getty Images

Joe Walsh Announces Solo Tour Dates

Joe Walsh won't be home for long after the Eagles finish their summer tour.

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Jimi Hendrix
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20 Years Ago: Jimi Hendrix’s Father Wins Control of His Estate

When Jimi Hendrix died on Sept. 18, 1970, it brought one of rock's most promising young careers to a premature end. But the Hendrix moneymaking machine — and the legal battles to control it — were just getting started.

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SummerRecap

Last Chance! What is Rock’s Greatest Summer Song?

Vote in all the first round contests in Ultimate Classic Rock's Greatest Summer Song Battle

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Epic
Epic

45 Years Ago: Billy Joel Goes Metal With Attila

Hard rock and metal were hot in 1970. So hot even Billy Joel got in on the action.

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Jason Merritt, Getty Images

Keith Richards Still Loves to Get High, Annoy Mick Jagger

Falling out of a tree was enough to convince Keith Richards to give up cocaine, but he's managed to hang on to a few of his other favorite pastimes — including smoking a daily joint and bugging Mick Jagger.

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Hulton Archive / Getty Images

46 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Clean Up Jim Morrison’s Mess After Disastrous Concert

Led Zeppelin were on the rise in the summer of 1969, while Doors frontman Jim Morrison was in the midst of a long and painful public downward spiral. On July 27, the two bands met going in opposite directions.

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Vevo

Watch Joe Satriani’s New ‘Shockwave Supernova’ Video: Exclusive Premiere

Joe Satriani has unveiled the video for the title track of his new Shockwave Supernova LP, and we have the exclusive premiere above.

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Chrysalis
Chrysalis

40 Years Ago: Gentle Giant Crack the Charts With Funky ‘Free Hand’

Even at their most accessible, Gentle Giant never lost their eccentric identity.

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