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Billy Dukes' music background includes jobs as Music Director and night DJ at WQDR 94.7 in Raleigh, N.C., writer for Recoil Magazine, a monthly out of Grand Rapids, Mich., and writer for the Kalamazoo Gazette, in Kalamazoo, Mich. The Western Michigan University graduate followed a girl to Raleigh in 2006, and wisely married her one year later. They live in northeast Wake County with their two dogs Daisy and Clementine and their son. In his free time Billy enjoys playing and watching baseball, cycling, and exploring nature.
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Rush to Release Super Deluxe Version of ’2112′ Album

Rush will re-release their 1976 album '2112' in 2012. A description on Amazon lists Dec. 18 as the day three separate versions of the project will be available, although all three sets are available for pre-order now. '2112' was a comeback album for the Canadian rock band, after 'Caress of Steel' flopped.

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Jimmy Page
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Jimmy Page Promises 2013 Box Sets for Every Led Zeppelin Album

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page says he's working on a number of projects for his old band, including remastering their nine albums as individual box sets. In an interview with Mojo, Page revealed that each will include extra music and bonus material.

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Rolling Stones’ Ron Wood Engaged to Sally Humphreys

Sorry ladies, Ron Wood is off the market! The 65-year-old father of four popped the question to girlfriend Sally Humphreys, who he's been dating for six months. The 34-year-old Humphreys is Wood's third wife, coming just four years after his separation from Jo Wood.

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The Beach Boys Announce 50th Anniversary Tour DVD

The Beach Boys captured highlights of their 50th anniversary tour for a new DVD and Blu-ray set to be released on Nov. 20. 'The Beach Boys: Live in Concert -- 50th Anniversary Tour' features 21 well-known hits and new songs from their 'That's Why God Made the Radio' album released earlier this year.

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Peter Gabriel
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Peter Gabriel, ‘In Your Eyes’ (DNA Version) – Song Premiere

Peter Gabriel will celebrate the 25th anniversary of his 'So' album with the worldwide release of a deluxe box set, available on Monday (Oct. 22). In addition to the entire album (remastered) and two discs worth of live music from a previously unreleased 1987 Athens concert, fans will

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Sebastian Bach Hints at Future With Skid Row

In a caption below a picture with former bandmante Dave "The Snake" Sabo, Sebastian Bach leaves fans hoping that the long-denied Skid Row reunion may actually happen. It's a 180 from everything both men have been saying in recent months and years. Yet somehow, this felt inevitable.

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Fleetwood Mac Confirm They Will Tour in 2013

Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood and John McVie of Fleetwood Mac will return to the road in 2013. There are no dates officially scheduled, but all parties have agreed on a tentative schedule of rehearsals, while keeping open the possibility of also creating new music.

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Eric Clapton
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Eric Clapton to Mark 35th Anniversary of ‘Slowhand’ With Supersized Re-Release

'Slowhand,' Eric Clapton's most successful '70s album, is being repackaged and re-released this fall, with up to 14 previously unreleased tracks on multiple formats. 2012 is the 35th anniversary of a recording that features many hits that still make his live show today. It will be available on Nov. 26. 

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Mick Jagger
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Mick Jagger Describes New Rolling Stones Single ‘Doom and Gloom’ as ‘Not Gloomy at All’

New music from the Rolling Stones will be heard at 8:15AM BST on Thursday (3:15AM ET), but Mick Jagger is already hinting at what 'Doom and Gloom' may sound like. In a series of tweets today, he talked about the single, which was recorded in Paris in August.

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Joe Perry Opens Up About His Guitar Hero: Retired Math Teacher Steve Rose

Growing up in the early '60s, one would think the Beatles were a heavy influence on Aerosmith's Joe Perry, and maybe later the Rolling Stones. While those bands may have paved a road for his group to follow, it was a local 14-year-old named Steve Rose that first inspired Perry to play rock and roll.

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Rod Stewart on His Legendary Sex Life: ‘After a While It Was Sad’

Rod Stewart tells stories and names names in his new book, 'Rod: The Autobiography.' While the memoir doesn't his stores and digital retailers until later this month, the singer has been doing press and he hasn't been shy about talking about the women he's, umm … "dated."

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