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The Who’s Roger Daltrey claims the #MeToo movement’s concerns don’t apply to rock stars

ABC/Richard CartwrightThe #MeToo movement has raised awareness of rampant sexual harassment in the entertainment industry, but The Who‘s Roger Daltrey says he doesn’t believe the issue is a problem within the music business, at least among well-known rock artists. “Why would any rock star need to push themselves on women?” Daltrey poses in a new interview with The Daily Mail‘s …

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Robbie Robertson and George Harrison historic guitars auctioned for over $400,000

Courtesy of Julien’s AuctionsHistoric guitars that belonged to The Band‘s Robbie Robertson and the late George Harrison both sold at a New York City memorabilia auction over the weekend for more than $400,000. Robertson’s 1965 Fender Telecaster, which Bob Dylan played frequently during his 1966 “going electric” tour, fetched $490,000 on Saturday at the “Music Icons” sale organized by Julien’s …

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Can you “believe” it? Ex-Journey singer Steve Perry makes surprise appearance on American Idol finale

ABC/Eric McCandlessThe first installment of the two-night American Idol finale aired Sunday on ABC, and in addition to a trio of performances from the top three contestants, the show featured a surprise appearance by former Journey singer Steve Perry. Perry was on hand to watch one of the three finalists, pop-country singer Gabby Barrett, perform a version of the Journey …

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Billy Idol announces more, more, more 2018 US tour dates

Credit: Michael MullerBilly Idol has lined up a new series of U.S. concerts scheduled to take place in September. The run of shows begins September 12 in Portland, Oregon, and is plotted out through a September performance in Nashville. Other cities that the veteran rocker will visit include Salt Lake City, Denver, Kansas City and San Antonio. Besides the newly …

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2018 “Billboard” Music Awards — Complete Winners List

Dick Clark Productions The Billboard Music Awards took place Sunday night at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. Kelly Clarkson hosted the ceremony, which featured performances by Janet Jackson, Christina Aguilera, Demi Lovato, Dua Lipa, Camila Cabello and more. Many of the winners were announced hours prior to the telecast, with the big awards being revealed during the ceremony …

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All-star TV event celebrating 50th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s 1968 comeback special to air next year

Gary Null/NBCOn December 3, 1968, Elvis Presley starred in a popular NBC special that featured his first live TV performances since 1961, a TV event that came to be known as Elvis’ “Comeback Special.” In honor of the program’s 50th anniversary, NBC has announced plans for a star-studded two-hour tribute event that’ll air in 2019. The 50th Anniversary of the …

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Sammy Hagar performs with Paul Rodgers, chats with Todd Rundgren on new “Rock & Roll Road Trip” episode

Courtesy of AXS TVPaul Rodgers, of Bad Company and Free fame, and Todd Rundgren will be featured on the latest episode of Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar, airing on AXS TV this Sunday, May 20. The program captures some of the action from the 2018 edition of the star-studded Rock Legends Cruise, which the Red Rocker hosted. …

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Journey’s Jonathan Cain releasing digital companion album to new memoir next month

Identity Records/The Fuel MusicEarlier this month, Journey keyboardist Jonathan Cain published a memoir titled Don’t Stop Believin’: The Man, the Band, and the Song that Inspired Generations. Now the veteran musician has announced plans to release a new digital album as a companion to the book. The Songs You Leave Behind, which arrives June 8, is a 19-track collection featuring …

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Listen to Cheap Trick’s brand-new single, “The Summer Looks Good on You”

Big Machine Label GroupAs Cheap Trick prepares to launch a new North American tour with Poison tonight in Irvine, California, the band has just released a brand-new single, “The Summer Looks Good on You.” The song is available now as a digital download and via streaming services. You also can check out a lyrics video at Cheap Trick’s official YouTube …

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