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Gene Simmons launching music reality show

The new show will pit bands against each other with Simmons deciding their fates.

rollingstones

Artist wants credit for Rolling Stones logo

Mick Jagger is believed to have dreamed up the symbol with an art student in the '70s, but an artist claims he is actually behind the design.

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Mick Jagger is a fossil – literally

Scientists have named a fossil found in the Egyptian desert after the Rolling Stones rocker.

zztop

ZZ Top and Jeff Beck to resume tour next year

The rockers plan to reschedule their disastrous summer tour for early 2015.

bobcrewe

Producer profiled in ‘Jersey Boys’ dead at 82

Crewe helped write and produce hits for acts including The Four Seasons, Patti LaBelle, and Michael Jackson.

michaeljackson

Jackson family treasures up for auction

Personal possessions belonging to Michael Jackson and his family will go under the hammer later this month.

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Stevie Wonder to play entire ‘Key of Life’ album

The soul legend is hitting the road to perform his 1976 hit in its entirety.

keithrichards

Keith Richards completes first solo album since ’92

The 70-year-old guitarist, who has only released two albums of solo material, reveals he has been quietly working on a follow-up to 1992's "Main Offender."

NEILYOUNG

Neil Young linked to Daryl Hannah

The rocker recently filed for divorce after 36 years of marriage. Has he already moved on?

dano

For Beach Boy biopic, actors tap Wilson’s ‘good vibrations’

The two actors who portray Beach Boy Brian Wilson in a film about his troubled life say the songwriter's music helped their performances.

2012 Kennedy Center Honorees and members of the band Led Zeppelin, from left, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Robert Plant chat on the red carpet after arriving at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Performance and Gala Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the State Department in Washington.

Led Zeppelin fighting ‘Stairway’ lawsuit

The members of Led Zeppelin are getting serious about a plagiarism lawsuit over their "Stairway to Heaven" hit.

U2

U2’s free iTunes album hailed as largest launch in history

U2 released the record during a live performance at Apple's new iPhone unveiling, with the album immediately appearing in iTunes users' music libraries.

Sir Paul McCartney performs with his band during the "Out There" Tour at the Times Union Center on Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Albany, N.Y.

Paul McCartney calls on friends for star-studded covers

"The Art of Paul McCartney" features songs from The Beatles, Wings and his solo career.

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

Flaming Lips plan Beatles tribute album

The tribute album will feature the group and famous friends including Miley Cyrus, Moby, Grace Potter and My Morning Jacket.

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Roger Waters premieres ‘The Wall’ tour documentary

Waters says he began working with Sean Evans, co-director of "Roger Waters: The Wall," about five years ago to update the show.

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George Harrison to be honored at star-studded tribute

George Fest will take place three days after a new six-disc Harrison box set, "The Apple Years 1968-75," is released.

metallica

Metallica added to 60th anniversary Guinness record book

The band made history by becoming the first group to perform concerts on all seven continents.

everly

Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill to lead tribute to Everly Brothers

The Everly Brothers will be honored by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

slash

Slash ‘can’t picture’ an Axl Rose reunion

Slash hasn't spoken to his former Guns N' Roses bandmate since leaving the group in 1996.

faithnomore

Faith No More to release first album in 18 years

The reunited rockers are working on their seventh studio album, due out next spring.

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