NEWS PLUS:

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.

Lemmy Eulogies Include Son, Grohl, Halford

Motörhead frontman, singer and bassist Lemmy Kilmister died at his Los Angeles apartment on Monday, December 28th. His son, Paul, delivered an elegant eulogy as did Rob Halford and Dave Grohl, among many others

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Here’s Your Chance to Bike Ride with Bono

If Bono is willing to bike ride again in New York’s Central Park, the least you can do is try to join him for charity.

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Heart Is Hard At Work On A New Record

Heart is working on a new album they expect to have finished this summer and will play shows throughout 2016.

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‘Definitive’ Elvis Presley Box Set Coming

RCA/Legacy is commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the King’s first release for the label with a 60-CD box set

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Michael Jackson ‘Off The Wall’ Reissue & New Spike Lee Doc

A new documentary premiering this month at Sundance about Michael Jackson’s early career will be bundled with a reissue of his breakthrough solo album.

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Beyonce Rumored to Join Coldplay on Super Bowl 50

British rockers Coldplay are the surprising choice to headline the halftime show of Super Bowl 50. We’ve got their new vid and tour info, too

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New Carole King Doc to Air on PBS

The award-winning American Masters series premieres the ‘Natural Woman’ documentary in February to coincide with the 45th anniversary of King’s Tapestry LP

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Phil Collins Solo Reissues Continue, Mum on Tour

Rhino has scheduled the next two releases in the Phil Collins solo reissues campaign, “Take a Look at Me Now,” with remastered editions + plenty of unreleased material

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Billy Joel, Jimmy Fallon Sing ‘Beast of Burden’

The Tonight Show host joined Billy Joel on a Stones cover; the Piano Man closed with one of his signature songs. Plus news about his SiriusXM Channel

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David Bowie ‘Lazarus’ Video is Creepy; Album Friday

There’s a new Bowie single out from his upcoming studio album, ★ (Blackstar).

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