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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.

Joe Perry Collapsed Due to Dehydration: Source

The Hollywood Vampires grueling tour schedule may have led to Perry’s collapse earlier this month. Aerosmith bandmate Steven Tyler: “Y’know, not young anymore, right?”

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Steve Vai Announces ‘Passion and Warfare’ Anniversary Tour

The guitar titan is celebrating – gratefully – the 25th (well, actually, the 26th) anniversary of his breakthrough second album

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The Beatles Hollywood Bowl Expanded Release Due

The legendary 1964 and 1965 concerts are being expanded to a 17-track album and is in essence an entirely new release of the 1977 title. Read why…

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Leon Russell Suffers Heart Attack

The 74-year-old member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was in the midst of an extensive tour. He’s scheduled for surgery this week

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Aaron Neville Releases New Album, ‘Apache’

The New Orleans soul legend is celebrating two landmarks: his 75th birthday and the upcoming 50th anniversary of his breakthrough hit, “Tell it Like it Is”

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Yes U.S. Tour Starting Minus Drummer Alan White

The prog rock legends begin their Drama and Tales From Topographic Oceans dates without their longtime drummer, who’s recovering from surgery

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Queen’s Brian May: Rock Star, Rocket Scientist

So what’s he been up to in recent years? The answer has been right before our eyes recently: the Pluto photos he helped on as Dr. Brian May

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Sting Returns to Rock on New Album

A new Sting album recorded in New York City and titled ’57th & 9th’ sees a return to rocking for the former chief of The Police

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Watch: Strange Deadfellows Paul McCartney, Bob Weir + Gronk

Sir Paul was joined on the Fenway Park stage by the Grateful Dead veteran and the NE Patriots’ massive tight end Rob Gronkowski

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Megadeth Share US Tour Dates, New Video

The metal pioneers have released their video for “Post American World” and announced new U.S. fall tour dates for their Dystopia World Tour

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