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Commemorative Plaque Honoring David Bowie Unveiled in Berlin

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Courtesy of KPM BerlinDavid Bowie was honored with a commemorative plaque Monday in his one-time home of Berlin, where the late rock legend resided during the late 1970s. According to The Guardian, the bone-china marker was unveiled in Schöneberg district of the German capital, at the site of the apartment Bowie shared with his friend and musical collaborator Iggy Pop …

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Hall and Oates to Receive Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame Next Week

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Mick Rock/Wolfson EntertainmentPublic eyes will be watching Daryl Hall and John Oates on Friday, September 2, when the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame duo is honored with the 2,587th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The singer/songwriters will be on hand for the ceremony, which will take place at 11:30 a.m. PT. The star will be located at …

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Carlos Santana Says New Album He Made with Ronald Isley Is Almost Finished and “Unbelievable”

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Credit: Adriano ScognamilloCarlos Santana recently announced that around the same time he made Santana IV, the new studio album reuniting most of his band’s original members, he began work on another recording project with famed Isley Brothers singer Ronald Isley. Carlos now has shared an update about the latter album’s status. “We just about finished it,” he told ABC Radio. …

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Joni Mitchell Makes First Public Appearance Since Suffering Aneurysm Last Year

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Lester Cohen/WireImageOn Saturday, Joni Mitchell made her first public appearance since suffering a debilitating brain aneurysm in March of 2015. According to the 72-year-old singer/songwriter’s official website, Mitchell attended a concert Saturday night by jazz great Chick Corea at Catalina Bar and Grill in Los Angeles. A photo taken that evening of Mitchell with Corea, his wife and legendary jazz …

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Michael Nesmith Says He’ll Perform at Monkees’ L.A. Concert; Hints Show May Be His Last with Group

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Bobby Bank/WireImageAfter rejoining The Monkees for their August 5 concert in Monterey, California, Michael Nesmith has announced he’ll perform with the band at their September 16 show at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles. The singer revealed the news in a message on his Facebook page, while also hinting that the L.A. appearance might be the final time he’ll play …

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Roger Waters, Metallica, Nils Lofgren to Perform at Neil Young’s 2016 Bridge School Benefit

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Courtesy of The Bridge SchoolThe lineup has been revealed for the 2016 edition of Neil Young‘s annual Bridge School Benefit Concert, which will include headlining performances by ex-Pink Floyd singer/bassist Roger Waters and Metallica, along with Young and his current backing group, Promise of the Real. The two-day event, which will be held October 22-23 at the Shoreline Amphitheater in …

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Alice Cooper Wants You…to Elect Him President

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Guy Prives/RedfernsIf you’re not a fan of either of the major party’s candidate for president, perhaps you’d consider casting your vote for a genuine shock rocker. Alice Cooper recently — and perhaps jokingly — threw his top hat in the ring and launched his own campaign for U.S. president, complete with a special website and merchandise promoting his candidacy. Billing …

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“Pure & Simple” or Pure & Complicated? Dolly Parton Offers Fans Multiple Versions of Her New Album

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Dolly Records/RCA NashvilleDolly Parton‘s publicist recently joked that even though the country legend’s latest album is called Pure & Simple, it’s actually anything but that! While the title refers both to a new song and to the collection’s sparse arrangements, when it comes to the ways you can take it home, there are actually quite a few. Parton’s 43rd studio …

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Report: Pills Seized from Prince’s Paisley Park Compound Contained Fentanyl

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Neil Lupin/RedfernsPills that investigators seized from Prince‘s Paisley Park compound that were labeled as hydrocodone contained the powerful opioid fentanyl, a source familiar with the investigation told the Minneapolis Star Tribune. It was fentanyl that killed Prince, according to autopsy results. He did not have a prescription for the drug, the source said. Investigators do not know at this point …

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