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2014

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Don Henley Accuses Frank Ocean, Okkervil River of Theft

June 4, 2014

Eagles vocalist-drummer Don Henley recently said some strong words against Frank Ocean over the latter's song "American Wedding," which samples "Hotel California," and indie rockers Okkervil River, who wanted to remake one of his solo hits. In 2012, Ocean...

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Don Henley Hits Back at Robert Plant: 'I Am Never Bored'

May 25, 2014

Don Henley has responded to Robert Plant's comments in Rolling Stone regarding the Eagles' reasons for reuniting. In an interview with the New Zealand Herald, Henley denied that the reunion had anything to do with boredom and offered a stinging conjecture...

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'Hotel California' Becomes the 'World's Largest Vinyl'

January 2, 2014

The marketing and promotion company Pop2Life has created what they're calling the "world's largest record," a recreation of the Eagles' 16-times platinum 1977 album Hotel California, to accompany the reopening of the Los Angeles venue the Forum and the...

2013

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Premiere: Paul Allen and the Underthinkers' 'Six Strings from Hell'

August 5, 2013

Paul Allen is more than a tech head. The Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist also rocks out with his band the Underthinkers, and the group is almost ready with their debut album, Everywhere at Once. Allen teamed up with artists like Ann and Nancy...

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Eagles Tour Will Feature Founding Guitarist Bernie Leadon

July 5, 2013

The Eagles kick off their History of the Eagles world tour Saturday in Louisville, Kentucky, and Don Henley has confirmed reports that former guitarist Bernie Leadon will be joining them. "Bernie Leadon is definitely on this tour," he told the Milwaukee...

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The Mystic Saga Of The Eagles!

April 30, 2013

They say that rock ‘n’ roll is a young man’s game, but of course “they” are inadvertently sexist—I’m told that chicks rock as well!—and clearly weren’t living in Los Angeles this week, where two of...

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The Eagles Plot Tour in Support of New Documentary

March 21, 2013

The Eagles will launch a North American tour this summer in support of a recent documentary about the band, History of the Eagles, which premiered at Sundance in January and aired on Showtime last month. The History of the Eagles Tour kicks off on July...

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HBO Buys Pussy Riot Documentary at Sundance

January 21, 2013

HBO Documentary Films has bought the U.S. television rights for Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer at the Sundance Film Festival, Billboard reports. The film, directed and produced by Mike Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin, made its world premiere on January 18th,...

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The Eagles Set to Reopen the Forum in L.A.

July 31, 2013

In 1979, coming off the chart-topping success of The Long Run, the Eagles played four nights at L.A.'s "Fabulous" Forum, as it was known, with Roy Orbison opening. Like so many acts, from Led Zeppelin and the Rolling Stones to Bruce Springsteen, AC/DC,...

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The 10 Most Annoying Rock Star Behaviors

June 4, 2013

A few months ago, we vented about the endless ways other fans annoy us at concerts. But that was really only half the battle: sometimes, it's the performers themselves who sabotage the show. Here are the 10 most annoying things that bands do at rock concerts. 1....

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Former Eagles Guitarist Bernie Leadon to Rejoin Band for Upcoming Tour

April 9, 2013

According to guitarist Joe Walsh, former Eagles guitarist and co-founder Bernie Leadon will join the group on their upcoming History of the Eagles tour. "Bernie's brilliant," Walsh told Billboard. "I never really got a chance to play with him, but...

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Steven Tyler, Joe Perry Picked for Songwriters Hall of Fame

February 22, 2013

Aerosmith's Joe Perry and Steven Tyler will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, alongside Mick Jones and Lou Gramm of Foreigner, Holly Knight, JD Souther and Tony Hatch, The Associated Press reports. The ceremony is set to take place June 13th...

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Q&A: Don Henley Opens Up About 'The History of the Eagles'

January 20, 2013

After remaining notoriously mum for the majority of their career, the Eagles let the world in on Saturday night at the Sundance Film Festival premiere of The History of the Eagles Part 1. 
"We were very private," Don Henley said at a press conference...

2012

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13 Tours We'd Like To See in 2013

October 12, 2012

It's never too early to start thinking about the 2013 touring season. This year has already seen amazing shows from acts including Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Neil Young and Crazy Horse and Radiohead, while the Who and the Rolling Stones...

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Album Premiere: Joe Walsh, 'Analog Man'

May 29, 2012

Click to listen to Joe Walsh's album 'Analog Man' It's been 20 years since Joe Walsh's last solo record, 1992's Songs for A Dying Planet, but on June 5th the Eagles and James Gang guitarist will break that silence with the release of Analog Man....

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Exclusive Q&A: Glenn Frey's Solo LP, Eagles' Anniversary Plans

March 23, 2012

It's been almost 20 years since Glenn Frey released his last solo album, Strange Weather. In that time, he's taken bit roles in TV shows and movies, worked on various charity projects, raised a family and played a lot of golf. He also reunited with a...

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The Eagles and Charles M. Young: Behind the Cover Story

August 28, 2012

The last time the Eagles appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone, back in 1979, Charles M. Young had spent a year with the band, gaining unprecedented access to one of rock's biggest and most private bands ("The Eagles: Hell Is for Heroes," RS 305). The...

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Q&A: Joe Walsh on His New LP, Eagles and James Gang Plans

May 22, 2012

The last time that Joe Walsh released a solo album, George H.W. Bush was president and Kriss Kross had the Number One album in the country. Since then, the guitarist quit drinking and reformed the Eagles, touring the world many times over and even recording...

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Eagles Consider Legal Action Against Frank Ocean

March 1, 2012

The Eagles are speaking out against a "Hotel California"-sampling track by Odd Future vocalist Frank Ocean. "American Wedding," which appeared on Ocean's 2011 mixtape Nostalgia, Ultra, liberally borrows the melody of the band's signature hit – though...

2011

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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Announce 2012 Tour

December 14, 2011

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have booked a major tour of North America and Europe for 2012, including a headlining set during the first weekend of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in late April. Petty will answer questions from fans on Twitter...

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