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3 weeks ago

Desert Trip is going to make October a memorable month

Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, the Who, Neil Young and more are set to take California by storm this fall.

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3 weeks ago

Paul McCartney meets ‘Blackbird’ inspirations

Paul McCartney met two members of the "Little Rock Nine," who helped inspire the hit Beatles song.

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3 weeks ago

Stone Temple Pilots shoot down Scott Stapp rumors

Stone Temple Pilots have denied reports suggesting the former Creed rocker is set to become their new lead vocalist.

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3 weeks ago

Nikki Sixx wants to help the next guy

The Motley Crue rocker says it's important to champion new bands, as he’s been in the same boat.

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3 weeks ago

Prince’s motorcycle jacket from ‘Purple Rain’ film on auction

A motorcycle jacket worn by the late pop star in his 1984 film when he rides through the woods with the movie's leading lady, Apollonia, will be sold at auction.

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3 weeks ago

U2 guitarist The Edge makes history as he rocks Sistine Chapel for cancer

The Edge, lead guitarist with the Irish band U2, has become the first rock star to play in the Sistine Chapel, a venue he described as "the most beautiful parish hall in the world."

In this Saturday evening, Aug. 6 2011 photo American singer and songwriter Prince performs on the Isle of Amager in Copenhagen, Denmark. The concert was the first of two and it was interupted by heavy rain. (AP Photo/Polfoto/Jakob Joergensen) DENMARK OUT

4 weeks ago

Minnesota police obtain sealed search warrant for Prince’s residence as drug rumors swirl

Authorities in Minnesota obtained a search warrant in connection with the death of pop star Prince and also won a court order to keep the findings secret, documents showed Thursday.

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4 weeks ago

Family gives blessing for Whitney Houston documentary

"The Whitney Houston project" - the first to be officially authorized by the singer's estate since her death in 2012 - will be helmed by Academy Award-winning Scottish director Kevin Macdonald.

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4 weeks ago

Will Ferrell recruits ‘lookalike’ Chili Peppers rocker Chad Smith for charity bash

The Red Hot Benefit Comedy + Music Show & Quinceanera will take place in Los Angeles, and Smith's Red Hot Chili Peppers pals and Devo will also hit the stage, while comics Jim Gaffigan and Nick Offerman will perform.

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4 weeks ago

Reports: Opioid medication found on Prince, at death scene

Authorities investigating the death of Prince found prescription opioid medication on him, according to various news outlets on Wednesday, the same day court records showed a judge appointed a bank to safeguard the music legend's estate.

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4 weeks ago

Lady Gaga, Elton John team up on clothing line

he pop icons have collaborated on a range of limited edition clothes and accessories with Macy's.

Rock singer Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., during his opening show, Feb. 18, 1985. (AP Photo/Liu Heung Shing)

4 weeks ago

‘Purple Rain’ coming to more movie theaters

The 1984 film is a big hit in cinemas all over again thanks to fans seeking ways to pay tribute to the late music icon.

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4 weeks ago

Gene Simmons wants to limit KISS ticket resales

The 66-year-old frontman revealed he hates seeing fans paying overinflated prices on the secondary ticketing market to see the group in action.

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4 weeks ago

Judge in Led Zeppelin copyright case rules out evidence

U.S. District J. Robert Gary Klausner, who is presiding over a trial which will decide whether the rock group's hit "Stairway To Heaven" was plagiarized from "Taurus," a 1967 instrumental song by the band Spirit.

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4 weeks ago

Iggy Pop to detail ‘Total Chaos’

The story of The Stooges from Iggy Pop's point of view is coming in book form.

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4 weeks ago

Eddie Vedder, Trent Reznor heading to ‘Twin Peaks’

The rockers are among the stars making an appearance on the reboot of the hit '90s show.

In this picture made available on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, US musician Prince performs during his concert at the Sziget Festival on the Shipyard Island, northern Budapest, Hungary, on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011. The Sziget Festival is one of the biggest European cultural events, featuring art exhibitions, literary and theatrical performances, and above all music concerts. The festival runs from Aug. 8 to 15. (AP Photo/MTI, Balazs Mohai) HUNGARY OUT

4 weeks ago

In death, Prince breaks Billboard record

Prince has become the first artist in over a decade to land the top two albums in the U.S. charts.

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4 weeks ago

Guns N’ Roses extend tour

The additional gigs include a hometown show at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Aug. 18.

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4 weeks ago

Nikki Sixx wants more money from YouTube

The 57-year-old Motley Crue co-founder has launched a campaign urging the technology giant, which owns YouTube, to increase the royalties an artist receives when one of their videos is viewed on the site.

In this Saturday evening, Aug. 6 2011 photo American singer and songwriter Prince performs on the Isle of Amager in Copenhagen, Denmark. The concert was the first of two and it was interupted by heavy rain. (AP Photo/Polfoto/Jakob Joergensen) DENMARK OUT

1 month ago

Prince’s Paisley Park to be turned into a museum

Sheila E. says Prince had started work on turning his residence into a museum, and his family and friends intend to see his project through and create a permanent memorial for his fans.

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