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What’s the latest info about about rock music and the most interesting and momentous events in its past? You can find it all here: breaking news and articles of interest from around the Web, sales and airplay charts both new and from the past, nuggets of rock history and lore along with notable occasions, and our appreciations of recently-departed artists and other musical figures of note.

Journey and Asia Add Summer Tour Dates

New Rock Hall inductees Journey will hit a dozen American venues this spring. Touring with them are prog-rock greats Asia. We have the dates!

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47 Years Ago: Radio Hits in January 1969

We’ve got some fun facts and great videos of hits from The Doors, BJ Thomas, Tommy James, Sly and the Family Stone, and more

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Pete Overend Watts, Mott the Hoople Bassist, Dead

A founding member of the beloved British glam-era band that had a huge hit with Bowie’s “All the Young Dudes” is dead at 69.

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Timothy B Schmit Setting 2017 Tour Schedule

The Eagles and Poco great announced a 13-date West Coast tour months ago to support his album, ‘Leap of Faith.’ Fans in other markets have been waiting for more

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Maggie Roche, of Folk’s Roches Trio, Dies at 65

The eldest member of the popular singer-songwriter sisters, whose 1979 debut album was produced by Robert Fripp, has passed away due to cancer.

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Joe Walsh House of Blues Vegas Residency

The popular rocker has released behind-the-scenes recaps of the preparation and general good times that go into his performances

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A New Who Album? Pete Townshend Says Maybe

It’s been more than a decade since their last new studio album. The band isn’t making any promises, but new tunes are being written just in case.

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Iron Maiden Set North American Summer Tour

The British heavy metal legends will return with their The Book of Souls tour following spring dates in Europe and the UK

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Paul McCartney Sues Sony Over Beatles Copyrights

A certain Beatle would like to reclaim his share of the group’s song publishing copyrights, so he’s filed a federal lawsuit. We have the full story here.

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Muhammad Ali: Greatest Showman of a Generation

During his peak years, the Champ was as big a rock star as any of ’em. If you are of a certain age, you already knew that

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