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Johnny Winter (Photo credit should read DIEGO TUSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Edgar Winter to Pay Tribute to Late Brother Johnny on Tour

Last week, the music world mourned the death of legendary blues guitarist Johnny Winter. But perhaps no one is more appropriate to pay tribute to the man than his own brother, Edgar Winter.

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Ted Nugent (Photo by Randy Snyder/Getty Images)

Ted Nugent Blames Indian Casino Show Cancellation on Liberal ‘Army Assigned to Destroy Ted Nugent’

Yesterday, controversial guitarist/gun rights advocate Ted Nugent‘s concert at the Coeur d’Alene Casino in Worley, Idaho, was canceled by the venue, citing what they considered his “racist views.” That same day, Nugent stopped by the studios in New York, and we asked him about the cancellation.

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Duran Duran (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Duran Duran Are Suing Their Own Fan Club

Duran Duran is taking their own Chicago-based fan club to court.

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Whitney Houston (Photo credit should read LENNART PREISS/AFP/Getty Images)

Whitney Houston’s Mom Slams Lifetime Biopic: ‘Please Let Her Rest’

After attempts to stop production, Houston’s mother Cissy Houston is calling out Lifetime in a statement about the upcoming made-for-TV-movie.

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U2-Adam Clayton, The Edge and Bono (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

U2 Might Still Release New Album In 2014

Oh, unlucky number 13. Superstitions around the number go back eons before U2‘s career, but that doesn’t mean the Irish rock band aren’t susceptible to the bad luck the number seems to hold in its back pocket.

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Slash (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Classic Rock Almanac July 23, 2014

Slash celebrates his 49th birthday today. Slash has frequently appeared as a guest on other artists’ studio albums? Which one of these classic rock artists has he never recorded with?

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The famous Hollywood sign (Photo credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Headlines From Hollywood

In “Headlines From Hollywood,” we take a look at what’s going on in the entertainment industry this week. From Justin Bieber, George Harrison to Billy Joel.

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Billy Joel (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Billy Joel Wins Library of Congress’ Gershwin Prize

Billy Joel‘s fans have always thought of the pianist, singer-songwriter as an expert storyteller but now that title is official: Joel has been awarded with the Gershwin Prize for being “A Storyteller of the Highest Order.”


George Harrison (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

George Harrison Memorial Tree Destroyed By Beetles

The George Harrison Tree planted near Los Angeles’ Griffith Observatory in 2004 was recently infested by beetles—yes, beetles, b-e-e-t-l-e-s—causing it to die.


The Beatles (Photo by John Pratt/Keystone/Getty Images)

Why Do Beatles Fans Care So Much About Mono?

Apple Records recently announced the September release of the Beatles‘ mono catalog reissued on vinyl. This came as welcome news to a relatively small, but passionate subsection of the Fab Four’s enduring fanbase that have been waiting for the 14 mono LPs since the group’s catalog was remastered in 2009. But, seriously, what’s all the fuss about mono?