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Joan Jett, Cherie Currie Reflect On Jett’s Rock Hall Induction

We all know Joan Jett loves rock 'n' roll. Now rock 'n' roll will love her when Jett and her band, the Blackhearts, are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday (April 18) in Cleveland. Read more...

Highlights From Alice Cooper’s Set At John Varvatos Store Opening

Alice Cooper and high fashion might seem like strange bedfellows, but the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer was on hand to help good buddy and fashion designer John Varvatos celebrate the grand opening of his new store on Thursday night (April 16) in their shared home town of Detroit. Read more...

Double Trouble’s Chris Layton Talks Rock Hall Induction

This summer will mark the 25th anniversary of Stevie Ray Vaughan's death in a helicopter crash in Wisconsin, but the mood will be more jubilant on Saturday (April 18) when Vaughan and his band, Double Trouble, are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during this year's ceremony in Cleveland. Read more...

Ringo Reveals How He Found Out About His Rock Hall Induction

Ringo Starr will become the final Beatle inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday (April 18) in Cleveland, with bandmate Paul McCartney slated to make the induction speech. Read more...

Bill Ward Posts Statement On Relationship With Black Sabbath

It doesn't seem like fences are likely to be mended between Black Sabbath and estranged original drummer Bill Ward any time soon. Read more...

Brian Wilson Talks Working With Former Beach Boys On New Album

Surf's up again for Brian Wilson courtesy of his new album, No Pier Pressure. Read more...

VIDEO: Moody Blues Bassist John Lodge Releases Solo Track

Moody Blues bassist John Lodge has formally launched the campaign for 10,000 Light Years Ago, his first solo album in 38 years Read more...

Roger Daltrey Reflects On The Who’s 50th Anniversary

"Won't Get Fooled Again" will get a special, and appropriate, tax day airing tonight (April 15) as the Who kicks off the first North American leg of its The Who Hits 50! Tour in Tampa, Fla. Read more...

Billy Joel, Girlfriend Expecting First Child Together

Play us a song, he's the piano dad -- or at least is going to be, again. Read more...

Randy Bachman On Reinventing Himself On New Album

Just out today (April 14) is Heavy Blues, the new solo album by Guess Who/Bachman-Turner Overdrive co-founder Randy Bachman. Read more...

Pete Townshend Performing At Chicago Benefit Show

Pete Townshend and the rest of the Who touring band have been tapped to perform at a Who-themed benefit concert next month near Chicago for Teen Cancer America. Read more...

Seger Nabs Three Honors At Detroit Music Awards

Bob Seger was out of town, but the Michigan rocker still had a big night at the 24th annual Detroit Music Awards on Friday (April 10) at the Fillmore Detroit. Read more...

Mellencamp’s Sons Sentenced On Battery Charges

John Mellencamp's two sons have been sentenced for their role in a July 2013 fight in Bloomington, Ind. Read more...

‘Sticky Fingers’ Reissue Pushed Back To June 9th

Rolling Stones fans will have to wait a little longer to get their Sticky Fingers satisfaction. Read more...

New Classic Rock Releases – Week of April 13th

This week’s new classic rock releases feature new titles from Jack Bruce, Randy Bachman and more! Read more...

New Live Jeff Beck Album Includes Two New Tracks

Though he's been working on new studio recordings for the past few years, Jeff Beck's next release will be a concert album, but Jeff Beck Live +, which was recorded during his 2014 tour and comes out May 5, will feature a pair of new songs -- "Tribal" and "My Tiled White Floor" -- his first new studio releases since 2010. Read more...

AC/DC News Round-Up: World Tour Kick-Off, McCartney’s Advice To Johnson On Coachella

It will be rock or bust indeed for AC/DC tonight (April 10) as the group kicks off its Rock Or Bust World Tour at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. Read more...

Tony Iommi Clears Up Rumors About His Health

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi, who battled cancer during 2012-13, has quashed reports that his health is the reason Black Sabbath bailed out of what was to be the group's farewell show on November 22 at OZZFest Japan. Read more...

Rolling Stones ‘The Marquee – Live in 1971’ Due Out June 23rd

The Rolling Stones will be dipping even deeper into its archives for the next edition of its From The Vault series. Read more...

Black Sabbath Farewell Gig Canceled, Replaced With Ozzy Solo Show

Black Sabbath has said goodbye to its planned farewell performance. Read more...