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Rhino Reloads VU’s ‘Loaded’ for 10/30 Release

A six CD set celebrates the 45th anniversary of the Velvet Underground’s Loaded album with remasters, rarities, two live VU shows and more.

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Hollywood Vampires LP Salutes Late Rock Star Party Pals

Rockers Alice Cooper & Joe Perry along with Johnny Depp have created an album, Hollywood Vampires, paying tribute to departed classic rockers.

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Bad Company ‘Very Best Of’ Due 10/2

Good news for Bad Company fans. Rhino is releasing a ‘Very Best Of’ collection from the British blues rockers this fall.

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Van Morrison Gets Catalog Upgrade; New ‘Essential’ LP & More out 8/28

Sony’s Legacy Recordings catalog division will reissue and showcase 50 years of Van Morrison recordings (some long out of print & digitally unavailable).

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Young To Get ‘Neil Fest’ Treatment

Best Fest will honor Neil Young with Neil Fest in NYC, with two-night benefit concert event

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Jeff Lynne’s ELO Concert Coming To TV, DVD

The September 2014 performance of Jeff Lynne’s ELO at London’s Hyde Park will air in the US and be released on DVD

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AXS TV Celebrates Zeppelin On 9/7

AXS TV will air special Led Zeppelin programming on Labor Day, September 7, hosted by Jason Bonham, with Celebration Day reunion film

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SNL Taps First Hosts For New Season

NBC’s Saturday Night Live has announced the first three hosts of the 2015-16 season, including the eagerly-anticipated return of longtime cast member Tracy Morgan.

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Hendrix Showtime Doc Airs 9/4 (Update)

A new documentary about Jimi Hendrix’s blistering performance at the 1970 Atlanta International Pop Festival debuts on Showtime September 4

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Patti Smith Book Becomes Showtime Series (Update)

Patti Smith’s National Book Award-winning memoir Just Kids will be adapted into a Showtime series about her and late photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.

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