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David Bowie Pays Tribute to Fallen Bassist Trevor Bolder

David Bowie is paying tribute to Trevor Bolder a day after his former bassist succumbed following a lengthy battle with cancer. Bolder was also a member of Uriah Heep and Wishbone Ash.

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Big Wally’s Classic Rock N Recall: Deep Purple

Deep Purple has been and will always be one of my favorite classic rock bands, and the band that as of this writing I would like to see the most. Unfortunately, unless I can afford a plane ticket to Europe, there's a snowballs chance, that I will get to see them on their 'Now What?' world tour

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Longtime Uriah Heep Bassist Trevor Bolder Dies

British rock bassist Trevor Bolder has passed away at the age of 62 after a battle with cancer. Best known for his long stint with Uriah Heep, the rocker also played with David Bowie during his '70s prime.

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38 Years Ago: Alice Cooper Stages ‘Welcome to My Nightmare’ Tour

Kiss recently revealed that the staging for their upcoming tour will feature an enormous, fireball-spewing spider. And while the stage set is brand new, the idea is not -- in fact, David Bowie's 1987 Glass Spider tour featured a huge spider set, and more than a decade before that, original shock rocker Alice Cooper used an oversized arachnid as part of his 1975 tour.

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The Beatles’ ‘Help!’ Coming to Blu-ray

The Beatles' 1965 movie 'Help!' is finally coming to Blu-ray. The remastered disc will be available on June 25 with a beefed-up soundtrack and more than an hour's worth of bonus material.

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Elton John, Paul Simon + More Raise $80 Million at Benefit

Elton John and Paul Simon were among the stars who helped raise more than $80 million at a benefit held Monday night (May 13) in New York City. Bono and Sting also were on hand at the 25th anniversary Robin Hood Foundation gala at Jacob Javits Center.

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Rolling Stones Albums Reissued on Clear Vinyl

Even though they left the label years ago, ABKCO Records is still an important part of the Rolling Stones' history. And the label is joining the band's 50th anniversary celebration by reissuing three classic Stones albums on clear 180 gram vinyl.

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Mick Jagger Says A Keith Richards Apology Was a ‘Prerequisite’ to Touring

Keith Richards' memoir of his life and the life of the Rolling Stones revealed some things about the band and Mick Jagger that the frontman didn't care for. In a recent interview Jagger calls an apology from Richards a "prerequisite," while Richards shares he doesn't regret a thing.

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James Hetfield: Metallica Haven’t Even Started Writing for New Album

Yes, Metallica do plan on recording a new album, but frontman James Hetfield has reiterated his bandmates' recent statements that the process of putting together the disc has been a slow one. In fact, he reveals that the songwriting portion has yet to even begin.

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Led Zeppelin Turned Down Bill Clinton’s Reunion Request

Details of how so many A-list performers agreed to take the stage at Madison Square Garden for the 12-12-12 Superstorm Sandy relief concert last December are beginning to emerge, as is the name of one band who simply said no. Led Zeppelin turned down a chance to reunite for the cause, at the personal request of former president Bill Clinton. 

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