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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

Eric Clapton Reveals Nerve Damage That Affects His Playing

‘Slowhand’ is now being slowed down by a nervous system condition that makes it sometimes painful for him to play guitar.

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Rod Stewart Given British Knighthood

Sir Roderick joins classic rockers Paul McCartney, Elton John, Mick Jagger, Tom Jones and Van Morrison as a British knight.

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Billy Crystal Delivers Moving, Funny Muhammad Ali Eulogy

Watch the actor-comedian gave a brilliant tribute to his “big brother” of 42 years. “Didn’t he make all of our lives a little bit better than they were?”

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David Byrne, John Mayer Join The Roots Picnic NYC

This year The Roots take their annual Picnic up to Manhattan’s Bryant Park with rockers David Byrne + John Mayer on the bill.

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Frank Zappa Albums to Feature Unreleased Music

Two upcoming titles – one of which is very timely in this election year – will feature unreleased, rare and other unique tracks from his extensive archives.

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Watch: Metallica Perform The Star-Spangled Banner

James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett have enjoyed playing the National Anthem at Bay Area sporting events. Their signed, “game-used” guitars are being auctioned for charity

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Steely Dan Announce NYC Residency

The Dan will again perform a series of special shows for their devoted New York fanbase, this time with a special guest for several of them. Details…

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Black Sabbath Extends The End Tour

Nearly five years to the day that the band announced they would be reforming, they will play their last shows ever in the U.S.

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Asia Album Latest in British Live Performance Series

The ’80s supergroup with the radio-friendly hits “Sole Survivor,” “Heat of the Moment” and “Only Time Will Tell” are the latest to be captured live in the series

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Tom Petty + The Heartbreakers’ Greatest Hits Coming to Vinyl

The 1993 collection has sold a truckload of CD copies. There’s so much here that it requires two LPs to hold all of these hits

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