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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

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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Bill Murray, Phoenix Do Beach Boys Xmas Song

Billy Murray’s zany holiday special, A Very Murray Christmas, is now available on Netflix and the actor joins the French rock band Phoenix on a long lost Beach Boys holiday song

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Complete Shoegaze Box Set Out in January

The spacey, neo-psychedelic sound of shoegaze was quite the rage in the U.K. in the late 1980s. A new box set explores the sound and the scene.

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