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'Orators of Trust': Reflections on Live Aid & the Global Trust Movement.

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Led Zeppelin To Release Two More “Deluxe Editions”

The Led Zeppelin reissue campaign that began in June will continue this fall with the release of Deluxe Editions of 1971’s Led Zeppelin IV and 1973’s Houses of the Holy. As with the previous reissues, both albums have been newly remastered by Jimmy Page and are accompanied by companion discs comprised of unreleased music associated with the original…

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Added by News on July 30, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Big Star Albums Remastered For Fall Release

The first two albums by legendary ‘70s power pop band Big Star are set to be reissued this fall, on September 2. Long out of print as individual CDs in the U.S., 1972’s #1 Record and 1974’s Radio City will be remastered from original analog tape sources, and released by Stax Records.

R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills, a vociferous Big Star fan and key…

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Added by News on July 30, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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We urgently need your help! Jason is going without basics - food, monthly medications,  and the medical treatments he desperately needs to be well enough to start chemo and radiation.

So please Rock.com members...help support Jason in his fight against pancreatic cancer. You can donate through his fundriser, even $5.00 or $10.00 can help make a difference; and please share this…

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Added by News on July 30, 2014 at 6:43am — No Comments

Stevie Nicks On New Retrospective Album

Fleetwood Mac frontwoman Stevie Nicks will be releasing a new solo album, her eighth, on October 7. The album, which will be called 24 Karat Gold - Songs from the Vault, is made up of new recordings of previously unreleased material.

"Most of these songs were written between 1969 and 1987,” said Nicks in a press release. “One…

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Added by News on July 29, 2014 at 6:32pm — No Comments

Kirk Hammett Talks Exodus And New Album

After playing live with his old band Exodus last week, Kirk Hammett has announced that he will be appearing as a special guest on the track "Salt in the Wound" from band's upcoming album Blood In, Blood Out. Hammett played with the trash metal band between 1980 and 1983 before joining Metallica.

"Me, recording a solo on their album…

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Added by News on July 29, 2014 at 6:29pm — No Comments

New Jimmy Page Merch Items

It may not help your guitar sound like the Hammer of the Gods, but Jimmy Page has added plenty of new merch items to his website, including coffee mugs (or are they for tea? “Tea For One”… geddit?), shirts, polos and sweatshirts.

Among the new items in the store you’ll find several Lucifer Rising shirts - the 1972 short film Page composed the soundtrack for.

Page has plenty…

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Added by News on July 29, 2014 at 6:25pm — No Comments

The Return Of Garth Brooks

If anyone ever had any doubt that Garth Brooks’ return to recording and touring would be anything less than triumphant, their doubts have been put to rest: Brooks’ ten-show Chicago run sold 180,000 tickets in ten hours.

Chicago seems to be a big Garth Brooks town: that city’s previous Garth Brooks show record was 141,717 tickets for the same venue 17 years…

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Added by News on July 29, 2014 at 6:17pm — No Comments


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Utopia * Redux '92 - Live in Japan (Esoteric Recordings)

This is Utopia's live album recorded in Japan six years after the band - Rundgren, bassist Kasim Sulton, keyboardist Roger Powell and drummer John Wilcox - broke up. This is the follow-up to Rundgren's 2nd Wind album, which was a disappointment commercially but was a typically wondrous selection…

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Added by Steve Rosen on July 28, 2014 at 8:36pm — No Comments

Ozzy Osbourne Solo Catalog To Arrive As Memoirs Of A Madman

Ozzy Osbourne has released 10 albums as a solo artist, and now, the Black Sabbath vocalist is packaging them all together and releasing them as a proper set. On Oct. 7, Osbourne’s most popular solo material will arrive as Memoirs of a Madman.

Memoirs of a Madman will be available as a single CD, a double-vinyl set and a limited-edition…

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Added by News on July 25, 2014 at 9:11am — No Comments

Gigmor Hopes To Be A LinkedIn For Musicians

Ever had a tough time finding like-minded musicians for a jam session? David Baird, a former AOL exec and longtime musician, has started a new platform that aims to be a LinkedIn for musicians called Gigmor.

Baird came up with the idea after having no luck finding musicians to play with…

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Added by News on July 25, 2014 at 9:07am — No Comments

George Harrison Memorial Tree Destroyed By Beetles

In a sad bit of irony, a tree planted in memory of George Harrison has been destroyed by beetles.

The good news is that the befallen pine will soon be replaced by a healthy sapling. As reported by the…

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Added by News on July 25, 2014 at 9:04am — No Comments

Scott Weiland On Velvet Revolver

Scott Weiland seems to have found happiness with his current band, The Wildabouts, but still he feels the door remains open for a possible Velvet Revolver reunion. “There’s always a chance for things,” he said, speaking recently to the…
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Added by News on July 25, 2014 at 8:59am — No Comments

ZZ Top Forced To Cancel Tour Dates

ZZ Top have been forced to delay the start of their US tour after bassist Dusty Hill was informed he needs to undergo surgery to remove two kidney stones. The stones were found during a routine exam, and Hill’s doctors informed the musician that he should have them removed immediately.

The procedure, which is scheduled to take place…

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Added by News on July 25, 2014 at 8:48am — No Comments

Richie Sambora Honoring Les Paul

As we previously reported in conjunction with what would have been Les Paul’s 99th birthday, guitarist Richie Sambora announced a handful of tribute concerts to honor the late guitar legend. Sambora, who was…
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Added by News on July 25, 2014 at 8:43am — No Comments

Johnny Marr Announces New Album

Johnny Marr is a busy man these days. Just last year the guitarist from The Smiths released his first solo album The Messenger to great acclaim from critics as well as fans. Inspired by this recent success Marr just announced the release of his second solo album. Playland is scheduled for an October 7 release, and is said to continue in the same vein as The…

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Added by News on July 25, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

'Rock Orators: Rock Deity & the Iconoclasts'.

'Rock Orators: Rock Deity & the Iconoclasts'.

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Added by Stephanie Lynne on July 24, 2014 at 1:49am — No Comments

GNR/Whitesnake Supergroup Joins Def Leppard/KISS Tour

Rock supergroup The Dead Daisies are about to join up with the mammoth Def Leppard/KISS summer tour, after already smashing it on the road with Bad Company and Lynyrd Skynyrd this month.

The band features Jon Stevens (Noisewoks, INXS and rumour has it a 90s Van Halen audition) on vocals, guitarists Richard Fortus (Guns N’ Roses/Psychedelic Furs) and…

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Added by News on July 22, 2014 at 10:31am — 1 Comment

Primus Drummer Suffers Heart Attack

Tim “Herb” Alexander, drummer for Primus, is preparing to undergo a bypass procedure to remove a blockage from arteries near his heart after suffering a heart attack on the weekend, band founder Les Claypool has revealed.

Claypool has asked for fans to keep his bandmate in their thoughts, posting on Facebook; “He is a strong Herculean fellow and…

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Added by News on July 22, 2014 at 10:26am — No Comments

Eric Clapton To Release JJ Cale Tribute

Eric Clapton recently announced he's planning to retire from touring, but he's not stopping altogether reports Rolling Stone.  

Clapton is currently completing The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale. But Clapton's homage to his late friend also involved new music being recorded, even if new songs don't come easy these days.…

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Added by News on July 22, 2014 at 10:05am — No Comments

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