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Buren Fowler, Guitarist for Drivin’ N Cryin,’ Dies

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Buren Fowler, who played lead guitar with southern rockers Drivin' N Cryin,' has died at the age of 54. The cause of death was not announced.

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J.P. Roquet Bust a Move For Rayman at the Dancing Against Cancer Dance Showcase. [VIDEO]

The 8th Annual Dancing Against Cancer Dance Showcase was held yesterday at Black Bear Casino, and it was great. The dance troupes were all fantastic, and the crowd was great too! In all, $2700.00 was raised and 100% goes to St Jude Children's Hospital.

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The Doors’ Jim Morrison Gets the Setlist Wrong – Real-Life ‘Spinal Tap’ Stories

 

One of the reasons why 'This is Spinal Tap' continues to resonate is because it's not only heavy metal groups on the downside of their career that experience real-life 'Spinal Tap' stories, but also bands that are trying to make a name for themselves on the road to classic rock immortality. Years before the brain trust behind the movie even came up with the concept, the Doors had a moment that could found its way into the script. 

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Paul McCartney: ‘We’re A Real Band’

The stretch of fine albums Paul McCartney has released in the last decade or so, which includes last year's 'New,' can possibly be attribute to having worked with the same musicians. In a new interview, he speaks highly of the four men who have comprised his touring band since 2002.

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Ted Nugent Is Teaching His ‘New Knees to Rock’

He's managed to successfully fight off cat scratch fever for decades, but not even the mighty Ted Nugent is completely invulnerable -- in fact, ol' Uncle Ted recently had to have his knees replaced.

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Mick Mars Reveals That He Nearly Left Motley Crue

Since forming in 1981, Motley Crue's lineup has remained relatively stable. While both Vince Neil and Tommy Lee tried their hands at solo careers, they were eventually brought back into the fold. Recently, Mick Mars revealed that he came dangerously close to quitting during the recording of 1997's 'Generation Swine,'

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U2: No Album or Tour in 2014

Despite teasing their fans for several months, including a high-profile song that premiered during the Super Bowl, U2 will not release a new album or tour in 2014.

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Heart’s ‘Two Buckets’ Tale – Real-Life ‘Spinal Tap’ Stories

 

How can two mop buckets come in handy for a rock musician on tour? Ann Wilson of Heart recently shared a real-life 'Spinal Tap' tale that shows how handy these common household items can be when things get really bad.

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Some People Just Don’t React To Music

When I first read the headline in The Verge, I thought it might be a joke. But, it's not. For someone like myself, it was hard to believe that there are people that actually have no response to any type of music, be it Symphony, Blues, Country, Pop, R&R or even Gospel.

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Styx, Foreigner and Don Felder Talk ‘Soundtrack of Summer’ Tour

Foreigner and Styx are hitting the road with Don Felder for the Soundtrack of Summer tour, scheduled to begin May 16 -- and they stopped by the Ultimate Classic Rock offices to talk about how it came together, what inspired their new re-recording of the Eagles classic 'Hotel California,' and what we can expect to see and hear during the tour.

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Bruce Springsteen Documentary to Air on HBO

The making of the most recent album by Bruce Springsteen will be the subject of a new documentary. 'Bruce Springsteen's High Hopes' will air on HBO on April 4 at 9:30PM, the network announced today.

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AC/DC’s Phil Rudd Cleared of Lying By New Zealand Court

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd's 2010 conviction for marijuana possession has provoked a fresh round of legal headaches lately, but he seems to have emerged victorious.

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