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Elton John Highlights Eclectic 2014 Bonnaroo Lineup

The Bonnaroo Festival is known for its eclectic all-star lineups, and this year's roster of artists lives up to that reputation with a diverse cross section that cuts across generational and genre lines.

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Slash, Alice Cooper, and Sammy Hagar
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Slash, Alice Cooper, Sammy Hagar to Lead All-Star Benefit Concert

Sufferers of the neurological disorder known as multiple system atrophy, or MSA, will get a big boost from some well-known rockers later this month, when some of music's biggest names come together for an all-star benefit concert.

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Queen’s Brian May Looked to Freddie Mercury For Inspiration During Health Scare

Brian May says he's often thought of the way Freddie Mercury handled his final illness when dealing with the aftermath of the Queen guitarist's own health scare. Mercury died in 1991 from complications relating to the AIDS virus.

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David Lee Roth Discusses Influences In New Webcast

David Lee Roth kicked off Season 2 of his online webcast series 'The Roth Show' with another free-form discussion, this time on how a wildly varied set of childhood influences ultimately shaped his time in Van Halen. The video is embedded above.

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John Mellencamp Looks Back: ‘I’m the Luckiest Guy You Will Ever Talk To’

He's known for being surly when he has to be, but John Mellencamp can also be a pretty thoughtful and reflective guy -- as he is during a new profanity-laced interview that finds him laughing, "I'm the luckiest guy you will ever talk to."

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Patty Smyth Is Happy to Have Turned Down Van Halen Job

For Patty Smyth, the improbable opportunity to join Van Halen as David Lee Roth's replacement in the mid-'80s would have come at too high of a cost.

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Musician Ray Kennedy Dies at 67

Singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Raymond Louis Kennedy has passed away at the age of 67. During his long tenure in the music business, Kennedy wrote songs for or with the Beach Boys, Fleetwood Mac and others.

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AC/DC to Record New Album and Tour in 2014

It has been a while since we heard rumblings out of the AC/DC camp, but it looks like that's about to change. In a new interview, singer Brian Johnson divulged the group's plans for the year, which involve a new album, their first since 2008's 'Black Ice.'

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Guns N’ Roses Officially Announce Second Las Vegas Residency

Guns N' Roses has confirmed a second Las Vegas residency, after weeks of conjecture. Axl Rose and company will perform over nine days in May and June at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

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Robert Plant, John Fogerty + Santana Jazzfest Sets to Be Broadcast Live

AXS TV will broadcast appearances by Robert Plant, John Fogerty and Santana at this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, marking the second year the network has carried the event live.

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Exclusive: Drummer Kenny Aronoff On Playing With Paul McCartney And Ringo Starr: ‘It Was Incredible!’

As we head towards the midpoint of only the second month of 2014, it’s already been a busy year for Kenny Aronoff. The legendary drummer is probably best known for his career-defining work behind the kit for John Mellencamp in the ‘80s and ‘90s, which was followed by a similarly lengthy stint as the drummer for another famous John -- former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty-- a highly successful relationship that remains intact to this day.

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Exclusive: Todd Rundgren On His New Foundation and the Beatles’ Influence

Rock legend and renaissance man Todd Rundgren recently received the highly regarded Les Paul award at the NAMM convention in Southern California.  As a songwriter, producer and all-purpose innovator,  Rundgren's legacy splashes across many different platforms.

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