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Van Halen Rumor: Classic Lineup 2019 Tour?

If it happens it will be one of the biggest classic rock events of 2019: The original band, with both David Lee Roth and Michael Anthony, may tour.

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Honey Lantree, ‘Have I the Right?’ Drummer, Dies

One of few female drummers in the early days of rock ‘n’ roll, she gave the Top 10 British Invasion hit its signature sound.

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Art Neville, New Orleans Funk Icon, Retiring

‘Poppa Funk,’ as he’s known, first recorded in the 1950s, then became a symbol of New Orleans R&B with the Meters and his brothers for five decades.

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National Film Registry Adds ‘The Shining,’ ‘Monterey Pop’

Each year, the Library of Congress adds 25 titles that are “culturally, historically or aesthetically” significant. Films from Kubrick and Pennebaker are on the 2018 list

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Mavis Staples Announces Live Album, Tour Dates

“I’ve stretched out—I’m singing songs that rock stars have written for me,” says Staples, “but they know me and the kind of songs I want to sing.”

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Bob Dylan Adds to 2019 Tour

The Bard’s calendar for his Never Ending tour continues to fill up

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Alan Parsons Plans New Album, World Tour

The artist-producer earned his first accolades behind the boards in the studio with the Beatles and Pink Floyd. The upcoming LP is still a bit of a secret

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Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets: New 2019 Dates

Following many well-received concerts, the band – celebrating early Pink Floyd – reveals that it will continue, with more dates

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Cheap Trick and… Roy Wood? Watch

One of the stops on the band’s 2018 U.K. tour was in Birmingham, the hometown of many musicians including The Move and ELO co-founder

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Black Sabbath, Others to Get Lifetime Grammy

The Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates performers who have made outstanding contributions of artistic significance to the field of recording.

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