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15 Years Ago: George Harrison Passes

Many of Harrison’s former bandmates and great friends including Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and Eric Clapton played a concert on the first anniversary of his passing

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The Eagles Are Through, Says Don Henley

Fans hoped that there might still be an Eagles after the death of Glenn Frey, but the band’s other co-founder has now announced that it’s all over.

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Eric Clapton Announces U.S. Dates; More to Come?

Slowhand is still touring; he’s just being a bit more selective on the rigorous demands that full blown tours have. See where he’ll be in 2017

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2016 in Review: Saying Farewell to So Many

We’ve lost so many giants of the music world in 2016. Here we take a look back at some of those who are now gone, but who gave us so much.

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ELO Mr. Blue Sky: Like You’ve Never Seen

Electric Light Orchestra fans will be surprised to discover how this favorite fared on U.S. radio. It was released in the midst of a string of hit singles for the group that combined electric instruments with orchestral ones

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The Last Waltz 40th Anniversary Giveaway

Many consider it the greatest rock concert of all time. Now celebrating its 40th Anniversary with a variety of new editions. Click for details…

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10 Great ‘Rolling Stones’ Tracks Not By The Stones

Whether their performances are a coincidence or an homage to the World’s Greatest Rock and Roll band, here are 10 Rolling Stones soundalikes.

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Guns N’ Roses: Is a 2017 Tour in the Works?

A new teaser video seems to be hinting at a Guns N’ Roses North American tour next year. The band’s current tour reunites Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan.

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Remembering Jimi Hendrix in Greenwich Village

Guitar World magazine’s Founding Editor heard and met Hendrix in 1966 in Greenwich Village, where he believes the guitar icon truly developed

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Police Reportedly Offered $9 Million For Desert Trip 2

Every since the lineup was announced for October 2016’s Desert Trip, rumors began as to who would play a Desert Trip 2. Rumors for the still-unannounced festival are heating up

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Steppenwolf, Born to Be Wild & Easy Rider

Some songs are inextricably associated with certain films, and few are as evocative as this 1968 classic, which has come to define biker culture

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10 Killer Beatles Guitar Solos

They are rarely hailed as a band known for their guitar solos. But sorting out which solos stand apart from the rest is a pleasing task.

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Record Store Day Black Friday 2016 Preview

Some of the best indie record store owners tell us what they and their customers are looking forward to on RSD’s Black Friday celebration. Happy shopping!

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Sharon Jones, Late-Blooming Soul Star, Dead at 60

The dynamic soul and funk singer who made her first recordings in her 40s has died at age 60. Jones chronicled her battle with cancer in a documentary film.

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The Last Waltz at 40—An Audience Member Revisits

The 1976 farewell performance by The Band is the stuff of rock lore. BCB’s editor was there that night 40 years ago, and remembers it well.

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Grateful Dead to Reissue Entire Album Catalog

The San Francisco icons continue their 50th anniversary celebration by reissuing their entire studio and live album catalog. Their 1967 debut is first up.

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Beatles Documentary, Eight Days a Week, on DVD

A nonstop rush of adrenaline, a comfort-food feast of melodic guitars and impeccable harmonies, unbridled creativity and boundless artistic determination, cheeky wit and newness and wonder and youth. And screams—lots of screams.

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Joe Elliott of Def Leppard on Mott The Hoople

The lead vocalist of one of the world’s most popular contemporary hard rock bands was influenced by the lead vocalist of a great ’70s band. He tells us why

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