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Whitesnake Preparing ‘Forevermore’ Concert DVD

Whitesnake had some of their fans concerned about the future when they dropped off the road earlier this year. At the time, they issued a statement that they were taking a break from touring to focus their efforts on the studio.

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Guitar Player Guides Viewers Through the History of Rock and Roll With 100 of the Best Guitar Riffs in History [VIDEO]

If you're a fan of rock and roll, guitars, or music in general; this video is really worth checking out. Someone from the Chicago Music Exchange, a music supply outlet, put together a compilation of the 100 most memorable and recognizable guitar riffs through the history of the genre.

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The REAL Reason Van Halen Cancelled Their Shows This Summer

More than 30 concert dates after the group's June 26 gig in New Orleans were canceled last month, but no reason was given at the time. Other than the band was getting along and it wasn't because they were fighting.

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Barry Gibb Planning Solo Return to Music

Bee Gees singer Barry Gibb says that even though it’s been an especially difficult period in his life, he does intend to return to music. Gibb’s brother Robin passed away in May, following fellow Bee Gees sibling Maurice in 2003 and the lone solo Gibb, Andy, in 1988.

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Joe Jackson Salutes Jazz Great Duke Ellington With ‘The Duke’ Covers Album

Piano great Joe Jackson is paying homage to a legend that came way before his time with the new covers album, ‘The Duke.’ The disc is a collection of reinterpreted Duke Ellington classics as done by Jackson and his band, along with special guests like Iggy Pop, Steve Vai, and The Roots’ Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson among others.

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Jefferson Starship Set To Release Live Four-CD Set

It’s a very cool time for fans of the Jefferson Starship. Back in 2009 at the ‘Roswell UFO Parade & Festival’, the band, along with the likes of Grateful Dead keyboardist Tom Constanten, among others, performed a sci-fi concert at Pearson Auditorium in honor of the parade, also acting as the ‘Grand Martians’ for that year.

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Aerosmith Pushes Back Album Release Date

Aerosmith announced they are pushing back the release date of their new album. No official explanation has been given for the delay in releasing ‘Music From Another Dimension.’

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Full Line Up For Entertainment At Grandma’s Marathon Includes New Names And Music

Grandma's Marathon will have some new names appearing in the bigtop this year. Fan Fav GB Leighton will be there again this year, but check out some of the new names. You can find a rundown at the Grandma's Marathon Website, but here are the line ups.

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Bachman & Turner To Deliver New Live DVD

It appears Randy Bachman and Fred Turner are still “takin care of business.” The duo will release a brand new live DVD, ‘Bachman & Turner: Live At The Roseland Ballroom, NYC’ on June 26. Th

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Food And Music Go Hand In Hand; The Growing Trend Of Restaurant-Curated Music

Everyone has a favorite restaurant or two.  And, if you close your eyes - you can probably see it.  Your imagination can also probably conjure up the smells that first hit your nose when you enter.  And - if you're like most people - you can even HEAR what your favorite restaurant sounds like.

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Andy Fraser Sets The Record Straight About Free’s Breakup

For years, bassist Andy Fraser has been blamed for breaking up Free when he left in 1971. However, in a new interview, he suggests there was a little more to the story than that, saying that creative differences with singer Paul Rodgers had come to a head.

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Chad Smith Reunites With Chickenfoot for Boston Show Encore

Chad Smith rejoined Chickenfoot tonight (May 16) at Boston’s Orpheum Theatre, appearing with them in concert for the first time on the tour in support of their latest album, ‘Chickenfoot III.’ While Smith is an official member of Chickenfoot, Kenny Aronoff has been handling drums throughout this tour due to Smith’s involvement with the Red Hot Chili Peppers current road trek.

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