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  • Neil Young to Rock Gulf Coast

    Neil Young to Rock Gulf Coast | ARTICLE

    Neil Young has announced that the third U.S. leg of his Twisted Road solo tour will concentrate on areas of the country affected by the BP oil spill. The only date currently on the schedule is a...

    June 28, 2010 11:13 AM ET
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Phil Collins' Motown Road Show Brings Soul Classics to NYC

    Phil Collins' Motown Road Show Brings Soul Classics to NYC | ARTICLE

    It's very hard not to come off like a glorified wedding band when you play a two-hour concert comprised entirely of Motown and soul covers, but last night in New York, Phil Collins pulled it off. Backed...

    June 25, 2010 1:02 PM ET
  • Neil Young Stuns Fans With First Facebook Post

    Neil Young Stuns Fans With First Facebook Post | ARTICLE

    With no warning, Neil Young posted his first ever Facebook status update last night. "i have been thinking about adding vampire blues to my show," he wrote in the relaxed, capital-letter-free style of the casual web user....

    June 25, 2010 10:19 AM ET
  • Original Kinks Bassist Pete Quaife Dead at 66

    Original Kinks Bassist Pete Quaife Dead at 66 | ARTICLE

    Pete Quaife, the original bassist in the Kinks who played with the British Invasion band from their formation in 1961 through 1969, has died, according to a source close to the band. He was 66. The exact...

    June 24, 2010 7:21 PM ET
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Steve Miller Talks About His First New Album in 17 Years

    Steve Miller Talks About His First New Album in 17 Years | ARTICLE

    Long before Steve Miller's days as one of the 1970s most consistent hit-makers — and even before his mid-1960s stint in Chicago as a blues guitarist virtuoso playing alongside Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf — he was...

    June 24, 2010 12:16 PM ET
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Inside Devo's Weird Return

    Inside Devo's Weird Return | ARTICLE

    June 21, 2010 9:15 AM ET
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Exclusive Video From Springsteen Concert DVD

    Exclusive Video From Springsteen Concert DVD | ARTICLE

    June 18, 2010 5:30 PM ET
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Fagen, McDonald and Scaggs Team for Summer Tour

    Fagen, McDonald and Scaggs Team for Summer Tour | ARTICLE

    Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs are hitting the road this summer nearly 20 years after their last joint tour. Calling themselves the Dukes of September, the longtime friends will share the stage for each full...

    June 17, 2010 2:40 PM ET
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Rush "Fired Up" By Career-Spanning Documentary

    Rush "Fired Up" By Career-Spanning Documentary | ARTICLE

    When filmmakers Sam Dunn and Scot McFadyen approached Rush about making a documentary about their 40-year career, the band was very skeptical. "We thought, 'How foolish are these guys?' " Rush frontman Geddy Lee says. "We're just...

    June 16, 2010 12:38 PM ET
  • Scream

    Scream | ALBUM REVIEW

    Ozzy Osbourne usually rises or falls to the level of his guitarists. He invented metal with Tony Iommi and wrote some of its greatest anthems with Randy Rhoads — but things went downhill when Zakk Wylde joined...

    June 15, 2010 8:40 AM ET
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Max Weinberg on His Future With Conan and Bruce

    Max Weinberg on His Future With Conan and Bruce | ARTICLE

    June 10, 2010 5:39 PM ET
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Tour Watch: The Road's Big Winners & Losers

    Tour Watch: The Road's Big Winners & Losers | ARTICLE

    This summer has brought one disaster after another for the concert industry with acts from U2 to Christina Aguilera canceling shows expected to rake in big bucks. Not everybody is bombing though: Jay-Z, Lady Gaga...

    June 8, 2010 3:53 PM ET
  • Is David Bowie Retiring From the Road?

    Is David Bowie Retiring From the Road? | ARTICLE

    A brief update on long-absent David Bowie was buried at the bottom of a long New York Times profile on the rocker's supermodel wife Iman this weekend. "I'm not thinking of touring," he said....

    June 7, 2010 3:12 PM ET
  • Aerosmith Reborn: "It Feels Like 1971 Again"

    Aerosmith Reborn: "It Feels Like 1971 Again" | ARTICLE

    Just a few months ago the idea of an Aerosmith tour seemed very unlikely. Steven Tyler said he needed a long break to work on "Brand Tyler," while the other bandmembers questioned his sobriety and threatened to...

    June 3, 2010 5:41 PM ET
  • Neil Young Previews New Tracks in Nashville

    Neil Young Previews New Tracks in Nashville | ARTICLE

    Six songs into Neil Young's seemingly sedate solo set at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium last night, the 64-year-old rocker stunned fans who weren't expecting to leave with ringing ears. Putting down his acoustic guitar, he strapped on his...

    June 2, 2010 12:51 PM ET
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Ian McLagan Talks Reuniting the Faces Without Rod Stewart

    Ian McLagan Talks Reuniting the Faces Without Rod Stewart | ARTICLE

    After playing a one-off show with Simply Red singer Mick Hucknall last year, The Faces are gearing up for their first tour since breaking up in 1975. Their only gig on the books now is for August...

    May 27, 2010 2:58 PM ET
  • Wanted: The Most Gullible Bob Dylan Fan in History

    Wanted: The Most Gullible Bob Dylan Fan in History | BLOG ENTRY

    Hardcore Bob Dylan fans all know that the final solo acoustic concert of his career happened May 10th, 1965 at London's Royal Albert Hall. The auction website Live Auctioneers has...

    May 14, 2010 11:29 AM ET
  • Springsteen, Lady Gaga Rock Epic Journey Duet at Rainforest Benefit

    Springsteen, Lady Gaga Rock Epic Journey Duet at Rainforest Benefit | ARTICLE

    Last night at Carnegie Hall, it was hard to imagine anything could top Sting covering the Fine Young Cannibals, Elton John leading eight dancers in minuscule bathing suits through an uproarious "Like a Virgin" and surprise guest...

    May 14, 2010 8:43 AM ET
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Sixties Folkie to 'Office' Weirdo: Creed Bratton's Secret History

    Sixties Folkie to 'Office' Weirdo: Creed Bratton's Secret History | ARTICLE

    May 12, 2010 4:31 PM ET
  • Pearl Jam's Mike McCready Branches Out for Eerie 'Fringe' Score

    Pearl Jam's Mike McCready Branches Out for Eerie 'Fringe' Score | ARTICLE

    A few months ago, producers of the Fox science fiction show Fringe contacted Pearl Jam about using their song "Just Breathe." After some back and forth they wound up with something even better: guitarist Mike McCready offered...

    May 5, 2010 7:04 PM ET
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