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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.

Carl Palmer to Stage Keith Emerson Tribute Tour

The ELP co-founder/drummer has announced a North American tour to honor the legacy of his late bandmate, who had originally been invited to participate

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Photo Captures Axl Rose with AC/DC in Atlanta

The folks at TMZ have caught Axl Rose leaving a rehearsal with AC/DC in Atlanta. But still no official confirmation.

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Michael Stipe Sings Bowie Tribute on ‘Tonight Show’

Does an appearance this week on late night TV with Jimmy Fallon signal a return to action for the R.E.M. lead singer?

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Leonard Cohen Exhibit Coming to Montreal

Artists, musicians and creators from many disciplines will be part of an homage to the work and inspiration of the Canadian poet and singer-songwriter.

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Goo Goo Dolls Unveil New Album & Tour Dates

The band’s 11th album, ‘Boxes,’ pushes their sound forward. Hear it and their hits live on their summer trek across North America.

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Paul McCartney Joins Pirates of the Caribbean Cast

Now two all-time classic rock legends are part of the blockbuster franchise. Sir Paul has been cast in the latest installment, Dead Men Tell No Tales

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The Rolling Stones Historic Cuba Concert

The World’s Greatest Rock’n’Roll Band – whose music had long been banned on the island – played a free concert in Havana Friday night

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Talking Heads Reuniting?

It’s just a few rumors on the Internet at this point. But they say that Talking Heads is recording a new album and will tour next year.

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Surgery May Bring Ginger Baker Back to Drum Kit

The superstar classic rock drummer was told to stop playing by doctor’s orders. But now two heart operations may bring him back in the game.

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Guns N’ Roses Tease 21-City Tour

Today’s GnR/Axl Rose news: A tour this summer to follow the six reunion shows already booked.

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