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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.

Zappa ‘200 Motels’ Live Orchestral Set Coming

Lots of Zappa goodies: An orchestral recording of the “200 Motels” soundtrack, the1973 in-concert film “Roxy: The Movie,” and a documentary in the works.

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The Who Celebrate 50 With ‘Live in Hyde Park’

The Who’s Live in Hyde Park showed briefly in theaters in October, but come November 20th, fans can enjoy the full concert at home via DVD, Blu-ray, CD and digital formats. The concert documentary showcases the band’s triumphant return to

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Tom Jones Getting DNA Test to Find Out If He’s Black

He certainly sings with soul. Some people thought he was black when they first heard him. Jones is now going to scientifically see if he has black genetics.

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‘Amy’ Filmmakers Working On Oasis Doc

What’s the story, morning glory, on one of the biggest Britrock bands ever? A new documentary with full access to the Oasis archives and the Gallagher brothers

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Ozzy Osbourne Apologizes for Urinating at The Alamo

When Ozzy Osbourne urinated at The Alamo in 1982, it caused quite a stir in the prideful Lone Star State. He returns to make amends on his new TV show.

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Hall & Oates To Headline MSG; First Time Since ’85

The #2 all time best-selling duo will bring their hits to the Garden for the first time in over 30 years

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Eagles’ Frey Faces Surgery, Postpones Tribute

The Eagles will have to miss their Kennedy Center Honors tribute as Glenn Frey undergoes intestinal surgery. They will enjoy it next year.

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Rolling Stones Latin America Tour 2016

The Stones will be visiting markets they haven’t been to in 10 years on their “América Latina Olé” 2016 stadium tour

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Bonnie Raitt Adds 2016 Dates; Album Out

The new album, Dig In Deep, from classic rock’s queen of the blues, is her 20th. Her tour begins March 10

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Friday 11/27 Not So Black Thanks to Record Store Day!

What’s the best way for music lovers to kick off the upcoming holiday season? Get out to your favorite indie record store on Black Friday and buy some music.

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