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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.

‘Bruce From New Jersey’ Reveals LP, Tour Plans

Bruce Springsteen called into SiriusXM’s E Street Band channel to talk about his new box set, his 2016 The River tour and his plans for a new solo album

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Duran Duran, Chic To Tour North America

Duran Duran and Chic will be touring together in 2016. The band has enjoyed a long-running relationship with Chic mastermind Nile Rodgers

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Is There a Rush to Retire Neil Peart?

Rumors of a Rush breakup may be exaggerated. Yes, lengthy tours take a toll on drummer Neal Peart. But Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson see more life in Rush

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B’way’s ‘School of Rock’ Earns High Marks

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Broadway adaptation of School of Rock has received favorable reviews from the critics

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58th Annual Grammy Nominations

Bob Dylan, James Taylor, Foo Fighters, Roger Waters among the nominees

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U2 Triumphs in Paris Return (EODM Updates)

U2 made an emotional return to the City of Lights on Sunday, with a special guest for their finale. Eagles of Death Metal joined them on Monday

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Nick Lowe Nixes a Memoir

He may once have been the Jesus of Cool, but no matter now, no way Lowe is ever going to write his rock memoirs. We say bravo!

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Ringo Starr Drums Sell for $2.2 Million

The drum kit that he used on “She Loves You” and more Beatles hits sold at auction to Indianapolis Colts owner and collector Jim Irsay

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Bruce Springsteen Announces ‘The River’ 2016 Tour

The Boss will be touring with the E Street Band in 2016 in support of the newly released deluxe edition of The River

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Scott Weiland Dead At 48 (Update)

The former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver frontman has died and the tributes from his fellow musicians are pouring in

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