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Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp For Weekend Warriors

So you wanted to be a rock ‘n’ roll star? Or want to experience what it’s like to be one and play with them? Then this is for you.

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Shirley Manson Interview: Two Decades of Garbage

When they realized it had been 20 years since their debut, the band took a break from making a record to hit the road and celebrate

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Rock Legends at Desert Trip: Preview

What should audiences expect from McCartney, the Stones, Who, Dylan, Young and Waters at Desert Trip this fall? We examine the likely material

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Glenn Tilbrook on Squeeze Then and Now

With their first new album in 17 years, they still remind of Lennon/McCartney. Is that some Ray Davies in their matured sound? Our interview…

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Kongos Aim High With Their Music

The band of brothers (and sons of a rock star) are set to release the follow-up to their worldwide smash, “Come With Me Now.” Their journey took them from South Africa to Phoenix

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‘History of the Music Biz’ Features Profiles of Industry Titans

Veteran editor Mike Sigman interviews many execs, most of whom never became household names, in a new book for HITS magazine. Exclusive excerpt of his interview with former Sony Music chief Tommy Mottola

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Jeff Beck Previews New Album

The guitar great played and talked about his forthcoming LP at a private listening party at the Greenwich Village studio of another guitar legend

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Photographer Elliott Landy on The Band

The renowned lensman took over 12,000 photos of them. Many of these stunning images are featured in his new book. He talks with us about his relationship with the influential band

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Who Are They at 50

The Who Hits 50! Tour may be the last outing for the veteran British band. But are Townshend & Daltrey up to the challenge of honoring their monumental five decade rock’n’roll legacy? John Swenson, the band’s first biographer, assesses their accomplishments and their first U.K. shows and finds the prospects positive.

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