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Ronnie Wood Backs Rabies Vaccine Campaign Aimed at Saving Dogs Around the World

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PRNewsFoto/World Animal Protection UKRolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood is among the celebrities who are lending their support to a campaign seeking to promote the humane treatment of stray dogs by supplying rabies vaccinations to pooches around the world. The initiative, launched by the World Animal Protection charity, has helped provide one million rabies vaccinations to dogs in Africa and Asia …

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Cancels NY Concert, Says Gary Rossington Experienced Chest Pains

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Photo by Angelo Merendino/Getty ImagesLynyrd Skynyrd has cancelled tonight’s performance scheduled for Lewiston, New York, due to a health issue involving founding guitarist Gary Rossington. A statement on the band’s website says Rossington is seeking a doctor’s evaluation in Atlanta after “experiencing some chest pains. “Lynyrd Skynyrd will resume their tour once Gary is cleared by medical professionals,” the statement …

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Owner of an Aching Back: Yes Drummer Alan White to Sit Out Start of Band’s US Tour

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David Wolff – Patrick/Redferns via Getty ImagesLongtime Yes drummer Alan White has revealed that he recently underwent a back operation and will have to miss at least part of his band’s upcoming U.S. summer tour, which gets underway Monday, July 25, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. In a message posted on the prog-rock group’s official website, White explains that he decided to …

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On New Album, Sting “Hasn’t Rocked Like This Since ‘Synchronicity,'” Manager Says

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Credit: Frank OckenfelsWhen was the last time Sting made a rock album? If you can’t remember, that’s not surprising, considering that for years, he’s been dabbling in Christmas carols, lute music, orchestral music and Broadway musicals — everything but guitar-driven songs. But get ready, because the old Sting is coming back. Rolling Stone reports that the ex-Police man is working …

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Queen Keeps on Fighting: Band Again Asks Trump Again to Stop Using “We Are the Champions” at Campaign Events

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Neal Preston/© Queen Productions Ltd.On early Tuesday, Queen tweeted a brief message speaking out against Donald Trump‘s alleged “unauthorized use” of “We Are the Champions” at Monday night’s Republican National Convention, and now the band’s publishing company has issued a more-detailed statement on the matter. “Sony/ATV Music Publishing has never been asked by Mr. Trump, the Trump campaign or the …

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