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Hot Tuna to Celebrate Jorma Kaukonen’s 75th Birthday at the Beacon Theatre

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Scotty HallHot Tuna‘s annual New York City bash will double as a 75th birthday celebration of guitarist Jorma Kaukonen. The “Freakin’ at the Beacon” party, hosted at the Beacon Theatre, will take place 8 p.m. November 20 and 21, with two electric sets and “numerous special guests” to be announced in the coming months. Previous birthday celebrations included appearances by ... Read More »

What a Fool Believes: Doobie Brothers Sue Cover Band over “Confusingly Similar” Name

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Jim O’Shea/Courtesy Doobie BrothersRemember that What’s Happening episode when Roger asked The Doobie Brothers, “And Which Doobie Might You Be?” only to be treated with an icy response? It seems The Doobie Brothers really do take the band name quite seriously, case in point: the band is suing the group The Doobie Decibel System over trademark usage claiming the band’s ... Read More »

Joe Walsh Announces Fall Tour Dates

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Image Courtesy of Andrew MacphersonEagles guitarist Joe Walsh will kick off a month-long solo tour beginning this September. Walsh will hit the road beginning September 18 with a show at Packard Music Hall in Warren, Ohio, according to a release. The tour, which reunites Walsh with Barnstorm keyboardist and guitarist Joe Vitale,will travel though Canada, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania ... Read More »

Monsanto Responds to Neil Young Documentary

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Credit: Danny ClinchAgribusiness giant Monsanto is firing back at the claims made the mini-documentary, Seeding Fear, co-produced by Neil Young‘s film company. As previously reported, the film examines a lawsuit, which was settled out of court, between the corporation and Alabama farmer Michael White, whom the company sued for patent infringement. “Mr. White is not transparent in describing his actions ... Read More »

Keith Richards Premieres Video for “Trouble”

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Credit: Mark SeligerRolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has released a new video for “Trouble,” the lead single from his first solo album in more than two decades. Richards had some heavy talent behind the clip, which is streaming on Apple Music. The video was directed by Academy Award-winning Morgan Neville, who directed 20 Feet from Stardom, and features Keith, and ... Read More »

Bono Partners with Revo Eyewear Company on Campaign to Provide Vision Care to People in Need

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Kevin Mazur/WireImageAs a glaucoma sufferer, Bono has battled vision problems for many years. Now the U2 singer has teamed up with eyewear company Revo for a campaign seeking to provide better vision care for people around the world. The goal of the “Buy Vision, Give Sight” initiative is to help prevent blindness and sight impairment in more than 5 million ... Read More »

Paul Stanley Says KISS Teaming Up with Scooby-Doo for New Animated Film “Seemed Very Natural”

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Warner Bros. Home EntertainmentA new feature animated film titled Scooby-Doo! and KISS: Rock and Roll Mystery was released Friday on DVD and Blu-ray. Some KISS fans may feel that pairing the famous rockers with the cartoon canine seems a bit odd, but band members Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons beg to differ. “KISS is iconic. Scooby-Doo is iconic. KISS is ... Read More »

Bobbi Kristina Brown, Whitney Houston’s Daughter, Dead at 22

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LifetimeBobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter and only child of the late Whitney Houston and rapper Bobby Brown, died Sunday. She was 22 years old. A statement from the Houston family reads, “Bobbi Kristina Brown passed away Sunday, July 26 2015, surrounded by her family. She is finally at peace in the arms of God. We want to again thank everyone ... Read More »

David Gilmour Schedules Four More North American Tour Dates

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Credit: Kevin WestenbergDavid Gilmour has doubled the number of 2016 North American spring tour dates he’s scheduled in support of his upcoming solo album, Rattle That Lock. The longtime Pink Floyd singer/guitarist has added one show a piece in the four cities in which he’s slated to play concerts — Los Angeles, Toronto, Chicago and New York. The new dates ... Read More »