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Mick Jagger
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Rolling Stones Discuss Preparations for ’50 and Counting’ Tour

Going on tour might look glamorous, but it actually involves a lot of preparation and hard work -- even if you've been doing it for half a century, like the Rolling Stones.

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Black Sabbath
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Study Finds Black Sabbath Helps Plants Grow

If you intend to show the wicked world a cornucopia of green thumb power this gardening season (and you probably don't, but keep reading) you had better start exposing your precious sweet leaf to plenty of Black Sabbath.

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Richie Havens
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Richie Havens, Legendary Folk Singer, Dead at 72

Richie Havens, the folk singer who famously opened the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival, has died at the age of 72.

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EVH and Aerosmith
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Eddie Van Halen Gets a Visit From the Toxic Twins – Pic of the Week

Van Halen finally returned to the stage over the weekend (April 20) at the Stone Music Festival in Sydney, Australia and look who showed up for the festivities – Joe Perry and Steven Tyler of Aerosmith. Okay, in all fairness, Aerosmith was on the bill as well, but it still made for some great photo ops behind the scenes.

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Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Remembers The Creative Spark For ‘Walk This Way’

When you've written enough great songs to warrant a prestigious ASCAP Founders Award for composing, you might expect them all to run together. Yet, for Aerosmith, the moment of inspiration for 'Walk This Way' continues to resonate.

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Bob Dylan, Wilco, and My Morning Jacket
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Bob Dylan Announces ‘Americanarama’ Tour with Wilco and My Morning Jacket

Bob Dylan has been a semi-permanent fixture on the road for so long that he really has to do something special to remind us that he's still on tour -- and that's exactly what he's done with his just-announced 'Americanarama Festival of Music.'

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John Fogerty Blue Ridge Rangers
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40 Years Ago: John Fogerty Releases ‘The Blue Ridge Rangers’ Album

Freed from the confines of Creedence Clearwater Revival, which had become a stifling presence in the final years, John Fogerty took the opportunity of his debut solo album to revisit, pay tribute to and replicate the country music he occasionally played with his old band. But instead of going about it the traditional country-music way – with a bunch of musicians sitting together in a room and performing the music live as the tapes roll – Fogerty played every single instrument on ‘The Blue Ridge Rangers’ himself.

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David Lee Roth with Aerosmith
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Billy Joel, David Lee Roth and Steven Tyler Share Memories of Each Other at Stone Festival Press Conference

Aerosmith, Van Halen and Billy Joel are the headliners for this weekend's Stone Music Festival in Sydney, Aus. During yesterday's press conference to kick off the weekend, media and fans learned that there's a mutual respect and admiration amongst the legendary rockers. "I tried to do the thing in 'Jump' but I split my pants," Joel said. "I couldn't do the move."

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Black Sabbath
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Hear Black Sabbath’s New Single ‘God Is Dead?’

Black Sabbath have finally unveiled 'God is Dead?,' the first song from their long-awaited reunion.

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Metallica Kirk Hammett
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Kirk Hammett on Metallica’s Forthcoming Album: ‘It’s a Pretty Slow Process’

There's no question that Metallica have their plate full, but guitarist Kirk Hammett says the band still hopes to have their next album out by 2014 -- yet he won't make any guarantees. In a new interview, Hammett gave an update on Metallica's next album, as well as their other projects.

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