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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, sales and airplay charts from the past, notable occasions, and our appreciations of recently departed artists and other musical figures of note

Who You Gonna Call? ‘Ghostbusters’ 2021: New Trailer

The 1984 original became the highest-grossing comedy film of all-time when it was released. The new “Afterlife” edition is from the son of the original director

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Genesis Sets Rescheduled Reunion Tour Dates

Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks have announced their first shows for 2022. More to come? The U.S. leg begins November 15

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Don McLean Celebrating 50th Anniversary of ‘American Pie’ With Tour

The singer-songwriter released his iconic album and song in 1971. Most can recite his eight-and-a-half minute opus by heart

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Only 5 Albums Were #1 in 1977

Albums from two of rock’s biggest names accounted for 43 of the year’s 52 weeks, a staggering total. They remain among the biggest sellers of all time

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Ronnie Tutt, Drumming Legend With Presley’s TCB Band, Dies

The monster drummer was an in-demand musician who performed with Neil Diamond for 40 years, and played with Billy Joel, Jerry Garcia, Roy Orbison, and more

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Hall & Oates ‘Live at the Troubadour’ Gets Vinyl, CD Editions

In 2008, the number-one selling duo in music history played stripped-back versions of their classic hits at the famed Los Angeles club

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Rolling Stones to Close 2021 Tour With Intimate Concert

The concert will take place at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla., 3 days after what was originally planned to be the final show of the run

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David Crosby’s Solo Debut, ‘If I Could Only Remember My Name,’ Gets 50th Anniversary Edition

Though billed as a solo album, it was anything but, with members of the Dead, Airplane and Santana, along with Graham Nash, Joni Mitchell and Neil Young

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Radio Hits in October 1978: Kenny and Stevie Were Doin’ It

The Stones, The Who, Bob Seger, Billy Joel and Foreigner were all in the Top 10 this week but rock’s days were numbered in that format

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Asia Official Live Bootlegs Box Due

The 10-CD set spans performances from 1982 to 2010 by Geoff Downes, Steve Howe, Carl Palmer and John Wetton, and features artwork by Roger Dean

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