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Judge at Prince Estate Hearing: “We Are in Uncharted Water

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Neil Lupin/RedfernsThe battle for Prince‘s estate continued Monday morning at the the Carver Country District Court in Minneapolis, MN. Five of Prince’s siblings and their attorneys, along with attorneys from the estate’s trust, attended the hearing that will determine who’s the rightful heir to the late music icon’s estate. Judge Kevin Eide, who presided over the hearing, explained that the …

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Robert Plant, Blondie’s Members Taking Part in David Lynch-Curated Festival This Fall

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Ed Miles; F. Scott SchaferLed Zeppelin‘s Robert Plant and Blondie‘s Debbie Harry and Chris Stein are part of the lineup of director David Lynch‘s inaugural Festival of Disruption, scheduled for October 8 and 9 at the Ace Hotel and Theatre in Los Angeles. The event, which is being curated by Lynch, will offer attendees an immersive multimedia experience featuring musical …

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Michael Jackson’s Family Honors Him on 7th Anniversary of His Death

Steve Granitz/WireImageLa Toya Jackson was among the Jackson family members who took to social media Saturday morning to honor the seventh anniversary of her brother’s death. Michael Jackson died on June 25, 2009, in Los Angeles at the age 50. In recent weeks, a new crop of salacious rumors have plagued his legacy. La Toya made a nod to this, …

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Kansas Carry On with New Studio Album, “The Prelude Implicit,” Which Hits Stores in September

Inside Out MusicKansas has revealed full details about its forthcoming studio album, The Prelude Implicit, which will be released on September 23. The record, the veteran prog-rockers’ first new album in 16 years, features 10 new songs written by the group and was co-produced by founding members Rich Williams and Phil Ehart along with new Kansas guitarist Zak Rizvi. Discussing …

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New Hearing over Prince’s Estate Set for Today

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Chris Graythen/Getty ImagesA second hearing in the matter of Prince‘s estate will be held today in Carver Country District Court in Minneapolis. At issue is who stands to inherit the late Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s estate, including the enormous trove of unreleased material the prolific songwriter left behind. The primary focus of the hearing will be how to …

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Tangled Up in Bob: Dylan’s Star-Studded 30th Anniversary Concert Gets AXS TV Premiere Today

Courtesy of AXS TV/Northstar MediaThe concert special capturing the star-packed 1992 show celebrating the 30th anniversary of Bob Dylan‘s first album premieres on AXS TV today at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The epic three-hour-plus event, which took place October 16, 1992, at New York’s Madison Square Garden, features performances by a jaw-dropping lineup of stars joining Dylan in honor …

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Eric Clapton Debuts Video for His New Robert Johnson Cover “Stones in My Passway”

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Credit: Simon WhiteheadEric Clapton has debuted the official video for his new cover of blues great Robert Johnson‘s “Stones in My Passway,” which appears on his latest studio album, “I Still Do.” The black-and-white clip features Clapton and members of his backing band working on the tune in the studio. You can watch the video at WheresEric.com and at Clapton’s …

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Steven Tyler Takes the Wraps off New Single Ahead of Album Release

Dot RecordsAerosmith frontman Steven Tyler unveiled his new single, “We’re All Somebody from Somewhere,” during an appearance Friday morning on NBC’s Today show. He also sang “Cryin'” and the Janis Joplin smash “Piece of My Heart.” The new single, which was released Friday, is the title cut from his debut solo album, a country-flavored effort due out July 15. The …

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Parliament-Funkadelic Keyboardist Bernie Worrell Dead at 72

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Erika Goldring/Getty ImagesParliament-Funkadelic keyboard player Bernie Worrell has died at age 72 after a battle with lung cancer. Worrell’s death was announced Friday on his Facebook page — the posting, presumably by his wife, who’d been keeping fans updated about his health, read: “AT 11:54, June 24, 2016, Bernie transitioned Home to The Great Spirit. Rest in peace, my love …

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