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Happy Birthday to the Late John Bonham

John Bonham is celebrated today as one of the greatest rock drummers of all time. Born in Redditch, Worcestershire on this day in 1948, the music and inspiration John generated from his time with Led Zeppelin can forever be heard from generations past and present to come. Read more...

Happy Birthday, Bob Dylan!

HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 12: Musician Bob Dylan performs onstage during the 17th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards held at The Hollywood Palladium on January 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
Today Bob Dylan celebrates his 73rd birthday. Since his self-titled debut album in the early ‘60s, Dylan’s career has spanned more than five decades, with the continued release of classic albums and hits like “It Ain’t Me Babe,” “Like a Rolling Stone” and “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door.” Read more...

Woodstock: The Yellow Brick Road of Music Festivals


Woodstock
, remembered as the legendary music festival that changed lives, promoted peace and broke down cultural barriers, is celebrating its 44th anniversary this week. Read more...

Top 5 Rock and Roll Lefties

August 13 marks National Left-Handers Day, which allows lefties everywhere to celebrate their ‘right’ to be left! While the amount of people who are left-handed is smaller than those who are dominate with their right, it is known that the right side of the brain, containing the creative thought, is responsible for controlling the left side of the body.  Could it be that these lefty rockers were instilled with a little extra creativity? Read more...

AC/DC to Release Special Limited-Edition Wine Next Month


AC/DC
wine is Back in Black!  Read more...

David Gilmour's Kids to Appear on "Downton Abbey"


The youngest children of Pink Floyd legend David Gilmour have been cast in the hit PBS period drama Downton Abbey. Read more...

Paul McCartney Reached Out to Terminally ill Cancer Patient


Mayor Michael Bloomberg
recently revealed that Beatles legend Paul McCartney reached out to a lifelong fan that was battling cancer, prior to her death. Read more...

Rush to Re-Release "Vapor Trails" this Fall


After much anticipation, Rush has announced that they will release a remixed version of their 2002 album Vapor Trails this fall. Read more...

More Special Guests Added to "Sammy Hagar & Friends"

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Happy Birthday, Ringo Starr!


Legendary Beatles drummer Ringo Starr celebrates his birthday today!  Read more...

Remembering Brian Jones - July 3, 1969

Today we remember the late Brian Jones, an original member of the Rolling Stones and truly gifted musician who was taken too soon. Read more...

Remembering Jim Morrison - July 3, 1971

Today we remember the late legend Jim Morrison, lead singer and lyricist for The Doors. Read more...

Rush Gets a Visit from the Stanley Cup


Newly-crowned Stanley Cup champion Daniel Carcillo got to show off the coveted cup last Friday night when he attended a Rush concert in Chicago. Read more...

Top 5 Rockers Named Mick


Mick Fleetwood turns 66 this week! In honor of his birthday, we decided to pay tribute by compiling a list of all the other rockers named Mick, which turns out to be an uncommonly common rocker name!
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Happy Birthday Todd Rundgren!


Today’s birthday wishes go out to Todd Rundgren, a man of many talents and faces, as he has refused to be pigeonholed into any mold throughout his lengthy music career. A complex combination of a rocker, multi-instrumentalist, producer, director, songwriter, computer software developer and innovator has earned Rundgren his status as somewhat of a cult icon in classic rock. Read more...

Woodstock, New York Renaming Street After Levon Helm


A road leading into Woodstock, N.Y. is set to be named after one of the town’s most notable residents in its history, the late Levon Helm.  
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Aerosmith's Joey Kramer Turns 63


As the drummer for one of the most iconic bands ever, Joey Kramer has been the backbeat of Boston rockers, Aerosmith for over four decades. Read more...

Top 5 Classic Rock-Inspired Video Games

You know you’ve made it big time when a video game has been made in your honor.  Here are our top 5 classic rock bands that have taken over the virtual world: Read more...

Top 5 Rocker Sons for Father's Day

James McCartney, the only son of former Beatle Paul McCartney, is creating a name for himself in the pop-rock scene. In 2012, he released a double EP, Available Light and Close at Hand, and had his U.S. television debut on The Late Show with David Letterman. James’s first full-length album, Me, was released in May. James wrote of the album on his website, saying, “This is who I am…both musically and personally. This is me.” Read more...