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Fleetwood Mac
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40 Years Ago: Fleetwood Mac Release ‘Penguin’

As 1972 rolled around, Fleetwood Mac were trying to re-invent themselves and move the band forward. 1973's 'Penguin' album would do exactly that -- but not before traveling a long, strange road.

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Phil Ramone
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Musicians React to the Death of Phil Ramone on Twitter

The death of producer Phil Ramone today (March 30) has shaken the music industry. As the news of his loss broke, many musicians rushed to Twitter to express their thoughts on him.

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Hugh McCracken
Elliott Randall, Facebook

Legendary Session Guitarist Hugh McCracken Dies

Renowned guitarist and session musician Hugh McCracken has passed away. The musician, producer and arranger, who was a fixture of the New York recording scene, was an in-demand player for decades, performing on recordings by Paul Simon, John Lennon, Billy Joel, B.B. King, Kenny Loggins and Steely Dan, to name but a few of an enormous list of credits.

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Kiss Hello Kitty
Lisa Rose, The Hub Network

Kiss Join With Hello Kitty for Upcoming Animated Series

Lock up your daughter's TiVo! The hottest band in the world -- Kiss -- are teaming up with Hello Kitty for a new animated series on the Hub Network titled (what else?) 'Kiss Hello Kitty' -- and no, we did not just make that up.

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Anthrax Slash

Slash, Anthrax Tear Through AC/DC’s ‘T.N.T.’ in Los Angeles

Slash surprised fans of Anthrax at the House of Blues in Los Angeles on Wednesday night (March 27) by taking the stage to play guitar on 'T.N.T.,' the AC/DC song Anthrax chose for their new album of covers called 'Anthems.' The band turned in a pretty convincing rendition, captured on the fan video below.

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Geddy Lee
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Geddy Lee From Rush to Throw First Pitch at Toronto Blue Jays Home Opener

Longtime Toronto Blue Jays fan and soon-to-be Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Geddy Lee will take the mound on Tuesday (April 2) to throw the ceremonial first pitch at the Blue Jays' home opener. The Rush bassist and singer is a season ticket holder and dedicated fantasy baseball player.

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Rolling Stones
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Rolling Stones Confirm Glastonbury Festival Appearance

Even while we await word on an expanded U.S. tour, the Rolling Stones have confirmed a date in their native UK -- as headliners at the Glastonbury Festival on June 29...

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John Pratt, Getty Images

Early Bids for Signed Copy of the Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Album Shoot Past $110,000

Money, as the Beatles famously opined, can't buy you love. What it can get you, however, is a signed edition of 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' -- though, alas, the price is skyrocketing.

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Todd Rundgren
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Todd Rundgren On ‘Maximizing the Sonic Realm Available To Me’


Todd Rundgren spent the better part of 2012 addressing the varied nature of his recording career with tour dates that appropriately promised an “unpredictable” evening of music from the veteran singer/songwriter and producer. Run...

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John Lennon Yoko Ono
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Top 10 John Lennon Love Songs

The generalized argument when discussing the Beatles' principal songwriters is that Paul McCartney wrote the ballads, and John Lennon penned the rockers...

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