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Steve Perry Gives Fans a Musical Christmas Gift (Watch Video)

By Michele Amabile | December 18, 2018

Steve Perry is wishing his fans a Merry Christmas with the release of some holiday cheer on his YouTube Channel. Perry-who released his album, Traces, earlier this fall–recorded a version of “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” as a “thank you” to those who supported his return to music. “This has been a big year of firsts for me,” the…

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Bruce Springsteen Celebrates the End of ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ with a Shot

By Michele Amabile | December 17, 2018

Bruce Springsteen saluted his crew with a toast and a shot after wrapping his final performance of Springsteen on Broadway. Just after the show, Springsteen walked across the street for an after-party to celebrate the finale of a massive run of 236 shows at The Walter Kerr Theatre. He then climbed on top of the bar to give a toast.…

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Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr ‘Get Back’ at London Concert

By Michele Amabile | December 17, 2018

Former Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr got back to where they once belonged Sunday night (Dec. 16) at London’s O2 Arena. McCartney first was joined by Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood before announcing to the crowd that another special guest was in the house. “I believe we’ve got someone else here who can help us out… ladies and gentlemen……

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Are We Getting a Van Halen Tour in 2019?

By Michele Amabile | December 14, 2018

Is Van Halen readying a 2019 tour?? David Lee Roth dropped into the offices of Vulture to talk about a new business –Ink The Original–a line of skincare products designed to keep tattoos from fading, when he casually let it slip that the band has some plans brewing for next summer to be “playing where the Yankees play.” Wait–what? “When…

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Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks, Set for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

By Michele Amabile | December 13, 2018

It’s official! Def Leppard and Stevie Nicks will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the 34th annual awards ceremony at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Def Leppard, Radiohead, The Cure, The Zombies, Roxy Music, Stevie Nicks and Janet Jackson are all part of the Class of 2019. Def Leppard and Nicks topped the fan vote, with Def Lep coming out on top.…

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Todd is God: Rob Acampora Makes the Case Why Todd Rundgren is Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Worthy

By Michele Amabile | December 12, 2018

The recent fan vote for the 2019 Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame has the top three as Def Leppard (547,647), Stevie Nicks (427,844), and Todd Rundgren (365,370). While some may not see how Rundgren may belong in this high of stature before the big reveal of the new class going to Cleveland, you need to understand why many say…

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Lindsey Buckingham says Stevie Nicks ‘Can’t Compete’ with his ‘Vitality’

By Michele Amabile | December 12, 2018

Could Lindsey Buckingham see himself returning to the Fleetwood Mac fold? Sure, he says. “Look, it’s Fleetwood Mac, anything’s possible,” Buckingham said in a new interview with Stereogum. “Maybe they’ll get it out of their system. If they ask me to come back, would I? Sure, because to me I think the lack of a proper farewell tour, if that’s…

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Nick Mason On Pink Floyd Feud: “It’s Really Disappointing”

By Michele Amabile | December 11, 2018

Founding Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason has a message for his ex-band mates: Can’t we all just get along? “I don’t think we’re going to tour as Pink Floyd again,” he said in a recent interview. “But it would seem silly at this stage of our lives to still be fighting.” Speaking to Rolling Stone, Mason–who is about to embark…

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Queen Celebrates Another Major Career Achievement

By Michele Amabile | December 11, 2018

Congratulations to Queen! The band–who just announced a second date August 7 at Madison Square Garden–has learned that the song, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” is the most-streamed song from the 20th Century, as well as the most-streamed Classic Rock song of all time with over 1.6 billion streams. “So the River of Rock Music has metamorphosed into streams! Very happy that our…

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Bruce Springsteen Announces New York City Pop-Up Store

By Michele Amabile | December 11, 2018

Attention last minute holiday shoppers: The Jersey Shore Santa Claus is coming to town! This weekend, Bruce Springsteen is giving fans a special holiday treat with the official opening of a Springsteen on Broadway pop-up retail store on December 14 and 15. Presented by Sony Music and Live Nation, the merchandise store will commemorate the final two performances of Tony Award…

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