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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, sales and airplay charts from the past, notable occasions, and our appreciations of recently departed artists and other musical figures of note

David Byrne: Still No Talking Heads Reunion

Will 2017 be the year that Talking Heads finally put aside their creative differences and reunite? Not happening, according to leader David Byrne.

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Paul Shaffer & Late Show Band Releasing Album

The band that made music for David Letterman’s shows has their first new album in more than two decades. Watch the animated video with guest Bill Murray

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Rhino ‘Start Your Ear Off Right’ Vinyl Campaign Returns

The catalog label is reprising its post-holiday program with limited edition releases from The Cars, Yes, Foreigner, the Fast Times at Ridgemont High soundtrack, and more

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Paul McCartney Makes a Cameo at Killers NYE Gig

You’re invited to a billionaire’s private party in the West Indies for New Year’s Eve. You’re watching the Killers play. Then a Beatle walks onto the stage.

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Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt Plan 2-Month Tour

Two of the most highly respected singer-songwriters in America today are heading out on the road for a two-month acoustic tour. We have the dates!

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Aerosmith Pinball Machines on the Way

If you’re a pinball wizard, or dream on about being one, then walk this way to the nearest arcade because Aerosmith pinball machines are coming soon

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Iggy + The Stooges Doc Soundtrack Coming

The soundtrack from Jim Jarmusch’s doc on Iggy Pop and the Stooges, ‘Gimme Danger,’ will be out later this month. The film will soon be available on demand.

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Remembering George Martin

The producer often referred to as the “Fifth Beatle” was born on January 3, 1926. He died on March 8, 2016 at age 90

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Lennon, Jimi, Dylan, Bono & More at D.C. Exhibit

An exhibit at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., will spotlight the connection between rock and politics, from Dylan to Lennon to Green Day

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Grand Funk Shinin’ On to Get SACD Release

The American band were coming off their first #1 single when this album was released. An unlikely cover gave them their second chart-topper

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