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Sammy Hagar

SAMMY HAGAR CONFIRMS MICHAEL ANTHONY CONTACTED FOR VAN HALEN REUNION

Former Van Halen singer Sammy Hagar has confirmed that ex-Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony was contacted by the band's management six months ago about reuniting with the group for a tour. A recent rumor has suggested that the original Van Halen lineup -- including Anthony, who has not played with...
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John Paul Jones, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin in 2012

LED ZEPPELIN PARTNERS WITH VANS FOR NEW OFFICIAL SNEAKERS

Led Zeppelin has teamed up with Vans to launch a new sneaker line featuring two distinct styles. The band posted photos of the new shoes on social media, but so far, no street date has been announced for the line. Esquire.com posted a review of both sneakers in the line plus pictures: https://www...
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The Beatles

50 years ago, one of the most famous gigs of all time took place.

It was 50 years ago today (January 30th, 1969) that the Beatles performed for the last time in public, on the roof of their Apple headquarters building in London. For the better part of that January, the group had been filming their rehearsals for a planned comeback concert, before band politics...
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NEAL SCHON'S JOURNEY THROUGH TIME PROJECT GAINING STEAM

Neal Schon's Journey retrospective band, Journey Through Time, has just added two new dates to its itinerary -- as well as uploading a pair of concert performance clips spotlighting the band live in action. Schon will perform with Journey co-founder Gregg Rolie and former Journey drummer Deen...
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Steve Perry of Journey speaks onstage at the 32nd Annual Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

HAPPY 70th BIRTHDAY, STEVE PERRY!!

Happy 70th birthday today (January 22nd) to former-Journey frontman, the great Steve Perry. 2019 finds Perry riding high on the success of his fall 2018 comeback album, Traces, which is his first Top 10 solo debut. The album entered the Billboard 200 Albums Chart at Number Six and the magazine's...
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THREE YEARS ON: THE EAGLES' GLENN FREY REMEMBERED

It was three years ago today (January 18th, 2016) that Eagles' co-founder, guitarist, and songwriter Glenn Frey died in New York City due to complications from Rheumatoid Arthritis, Acute Ulcerative Colitis and Pneumonia. He was 67-years-old. Against all odds, after a period of mourning, the...
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ROBERT PLANT TEASES A NEW HONEYDRIPPERS PROJECT

Robert Plant took to Twitter yesterday (January 8th) to tease a reunion of his one-off solo project band, the Honeydrippers. Plant tweeted a photo of himself and Chic's Nile Rodgers, the guitarist on the group's sole release, the 1984's The Honeydrippers: Volume One EP. The photo of him and Rodgers...
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PETER FRAMPTON TALKS CAREER DOWNFALL AND DAVID BOWIE SENDING A LIFELINE

Peter Frampton is able to look back at his life and career without much bitterness -- but with a lot of appreciation. On January 26th, Frampton will receive the coveted Les Paul Innovation Award in Anaheim, California at the 34th Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards. During a...
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MICHAEL ANTHONY DENIES VAN HALEN REUNION RUMORS

Ex-Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony has shot down rumors that he will rejoin the band for a reunion tour next summer. As word spread on Wednesday (December 26th) that the original Van Halen lineup, including Anthony, would hit the road next year for the first time since 1984, Premiere Radio...
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The Rolling Stones in 2002

50 YEARS AGO TODAY!!! THE ROLLING STONES, JOHN LENNON, ERIC CLAPTON, & THE WHO FILM 'THE ROCK AND ROLL CIRCUS'

It was 50 years ago today (December 11th, 1968) that the Rolling Stones and friends wrapped their two-day film shoot of their Rock And Roll Circus at London's Twickenham Studios. The Circus was originally envisioned as being a holiday TV special for the Stones to promote their latest album, Beggars...
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