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Metallica Unveil 3D Movie Title + Release Plans

Metallica fans have been patiently waiting, and today (Jan. 15) the band rewarded them with the news that their highly anticipated 3D concert movie will be titled 'Metallica Through the Never.' Plus, the group let it be known that the film will receive a theatrical release on Aug. 9.

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Sound City
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Dave Grohl’s ‘Sound City’ Documentary to Hit Theaters on Jan. 31

After premiering at the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 18, Dave Grohl's 'Sound City' documentary will be released to theaters in cities across the country. The one-night-only event will take place in over 40 cities on Jan. 31, with additional one-night showings on Feb. 1, Feb. 7, Feb. 15, Feb. 20 and Feb. 22.

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Stevie Nicks
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Stevie Nicks Promises ‘Different’ Fleetwood Mac on Upcoming Tour

As Fleetwood Mac prepare to hit the road again this spring, singer Stevie Nicks doesn't believe they will suffer from the lack of chemistry that bogged down their 2009 tour. In a new interview, she admitted that the band has been known to phone it in, but they have a renewed sense of purpose towards the audience, and each other.

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Jon Anderson
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Jon Anderson Still Working on Sequel to ‘Olias of Sunhillow’

Former Yes singer and front man Jon Anderson is taking his time with the upcoming sequel to his landmark first solo album, 'Olias of Sunhillow.' The project has so far been six years in the making, and in a new interview, the diminutive singer likens the work to a slow-baking cake. "It’s not ready yet," Anderson tells Noise11.com. "I have all the ingredients but I haven’t put it in the oven yet."

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Tommy Thayer
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Kiss’ Tommy Thayer Says He Was Ace Frehley’s ‘Heir Apparent’

Tommy Thayer didn't officially take over as lead guitarist of Kiss until 2002, but in a recent interview he admits he was prepared to hop on stage in a moment's notice as early as 1998. Due to recurring problems with Ace Frehley, Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons made Thayer the "heir apparent."

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Led Zeppelin
CBS

Robert Plant Says Led Zeppelin Members Need to ‘Move On’

Led Zeppelin have had a big 30 days, including the release of 'Celebration Day' and being honored at the Kennedy Center Honors earlier this month. It doesn't seem likely the momentum will carry in 2013, however. During a recent interview with Charlie Rose on CBS singer Robert Plant explains he's looking for different creative endeavors.

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Peter Frampton-B.B. King
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Peter Frampton Announces ‘Guitar Circus’ Tour with B.B. King and Others

Peter Frampton loves guitar music, obviously, and he'll get a chance to explore his passion further during the 'Guitar Circus' tour he has planned for 2013. Billboard reports that the musician will welcome several guitar greats, including the legendary B.B. King, during the summer run.

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Meat Loaf
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Meat Loaf Announces Farewell ‘Last at Bat’ Tour

Meat Loaf may have suggested his touring career was concluding as far back as 2007, but the rocker is finally and apparently ready to say farewell to at least one nation. The vocalist has just announced the 'Last at Bat' tour of the U.K., which is intended to be his final trek in the country.

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Billy Joel
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Billy Joel Shows Long Island Pride at Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert

Throughout his career, Billy Joel has never been shy to trumpet the fact that he is a proud son of Long Island, N.Y. So when Hurricane Sandy battered its beloved South Shore, he naturally volunteered his talents for the cause, both at the telethon last month and the 12-12-12 concert at Madison Square Garden.

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The Who
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The Who Steal the Show at 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy Benefit

It's a good thing neither Pete Townshend nor Roger Daltrey died before they got old, or else they would not have been able to rock Madison Square Garden tonight (Dec. 12). The Who put on a master class while rocking for a good cause, raising money for the Robin Hood Relief Fund to help victims of Hurricane Sandy.

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