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Former Fleetwood Mac Guitarist Danny Kirwan Dies at 68
"Danny was a quantum leap ahead of us creatively," Mick Fleetwood once said. "He was a hugely important part of the band."
New Rock Hall Inductees Get Their Own Garbage Pail Kids Stickers
The Cars, Bon Jovi, Moody Blues, Dire Straits and Nina Simone are the subjects of a new series of Garbage Pail Kids stickers.
Tom Petty’s Cause of Death Revealed: Accidental Pain Medication Overdose
Tom Petty's family has revealed that his death last October was caused by an accidental overdose on pain medication.
Director’s ‘Unexpected Unavailability’ Halts Queen Movie Production
Production on the upcoming Queen movie 'Bohemian Rhapsody' has been put on hold due to the "unexpected unavailability" of director Bryan Singer.
Metallica, Gregg Allman, Rolling Stones Earn Grammy Nominations
The nominees for the 60th annual Grammy Awards have been announced, with Metallica and Gregg Allman leading the classic rock pack with two nominations each.
Black Sabbath’s Bill Ward Hospitalized With Heart Problems
Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has been hospitalized after suffering heart problems.
ZZ Top Cancel Remaining 2017 Tour Dates
ZZ Top have cancelled the remaining dates on their 2017 tour after bassist Dusty Hill was ordered to "lay low" by his doctors.
UPDATE: Cinderella’s Tom Keifer Hospitalized After ‘Medical Emergency’
Cinderella frontman Tom Keifer has been rushed to the hospital after suffering a medical emergency prior to a show in western Pennsylvania.
Bob Seger Postpones 2017 Tour Due to ‘Urgent Medical Issue’
Bob Seger has been forced to postpone all 19 dates of his 2017 Runaway Train tour due to an "urgent medical issue."
(SPOILERS) Elton John’s Hysterical, Foul-Mouthed ‘Kingsmen: The Golden Circle’ Role Reveal…
Wondering whether to go see Elton John in 'Kingsmen: The Golden Circle'? The most appropriate answer we can give you is, "F---, yes."
Lynyrd Skynyrd ‘Street Survivors’ Movie Halted by Judge’s Ruling
The planned film was to have told the story of Lynyrd Skynyrd's tragic 1977 plane crash from the perspective – and with the assistance – of former drummer Artimus Pyle.
‘He’s Back!’ Brian Johnson’s Surprise Live Return Electrifies Reading Festival
AC/DC singer Brian Johnson returned to the stage by performing "Back in Black" with Muse at the Reading Festival