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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.

Look Back: Top Radio Hits 1982

Songs by Fleetwood Mac (group and solo), Joan Jett, Journey and John Cougar were among the biggest Top 40 hits as was a certain smash by Survivor

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Listen: Lindsey Buckingham, Christine McVie 1st Single

News of the surprise album first arrived in January. Now, full details including a summer tour for the Fleetwood Mac vets

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Journey Welcomed Into Rock Hall Class of 2017

After much speculation, longtime lead singer Steve Perry did attend the band’s induction, though he didn’t perform. Neal Schon: “I got too choked up”

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ELO Lights Up Their Rock Hall 2017 Induction

Two of the four members being inducted were no-shows but it didn’t dampen the enthusiasm as Jeff Lynne and Roy Wood celebrated their honor, following a touching speech by George Harrison’s son, Dhani

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Steve Perry Joins Journey at Rock Hall 2017 Induction

Although he did not perform, the lead singer for their biggest hits gave a heartfelt speech about his former band mates, their legacy and fans and singled out his now-longtime replacement

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Yes Share Stage at Rock Hall 2017 Induction

It was at times serious and playful, gracious and even bawdy, for the members of the progressive rock band, who waited more than 20 years for the moment

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It’s Official! Beatles Sgt. Pepper Gets 50th Anniversary Reissue

After months of speculation, The Beatles have revealed the details of “a suite of lavishly presented packages” of their landmark album

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Look Back: Radio Hits April 1969

Let these great songs from CCR, the Zombies, Glen Campbell, Edwin Starr, the 5th Dimension, an overlooked track from Steppenwolf and more, bring you back

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The Who Revisit Tommy at London Benefit Gig

It was supposed to be an all-acoustic concert spotlighting the band’s 1969 rock opera, but they just couldn’t help plugging in. All for a good cause too!

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It’s On! Eagles, Fleetwood Mac to Headline Classic East and West

One of the worst-kept secrets in classic rock news has come true with details about the two big events taking place in July at ballparks

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