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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

Deacon Frey, Glenn’s Son, is Surprise Guest as Eagles Open European Tour

Several months after he decided to leave the touring edition of the band, he joined them for 3 songs. He had carryied on his father’s legacy for 4 1/2 years

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Beach Boys’ 60th Anniversary Celebration Begins

First up: a newly remastered and expanded edition of their career-spanning greatest hits collection, Sounds of Summer: The Very Best of The Beach Boys

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The B-52’s Add Dates to Farewell Tour

The new wave band scored with such popular songs as “Love Shack” and “Rock Lobster” in the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s. The greatest party band on the planet?

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McCartney Joined On Stage By Springsteen, JBJ at Last U.S. Show of 2022 Tour

As the spring leg came to a close, the legend invited the Garden State’s most prominent classic rock native sons to perform with him

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Mötley Crüe Drummer Tommy Lee Replaced After 5 Songs of Stadium Tour Opener

The massive tour with Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett was originally scheduled to begin in 2020, but was pushed back twice due to the pandemic

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Ringo Starr Sets Rescheduled Dates For 2022 Tour

Halfway through the first leg – which itself had been postponed for 2 years – Edgar Winter and Steve Lukather had tested positive for Covid

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Alice Cooper: ‘Story of The Songs’ Coming to Reelz

“I had never seen music brought to life like that,” said one observer of the staging of 1975’s “Welcome To My Nightmare” tour

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Members of Led Zep, Rush, Queen Among All-Stars at Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts

The concerts are “in celebration of Taylor’s memory and his legacy as a global rock icon.” The drummer died while on tour at age 50

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Radio Hits June 1974: From ‘Sundown’ to ‘Midnight’

We were listening to two Canadian singer-songwriters who had the biggest hits of their careers this week, alongside big songs from Grand Funk and Paul McCartney

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Cheap Trick Book, ‘This Band Has No Past,’ Coming

Drawing on more than eighty original interviews, the title tells the story of the Midwestern bar band and their dogged pursuit of a career in rock ’n’ roll

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