121212Concert.orgWe know that an awe-inspiring list of stars will be performing Wednesday at 12.12.12 -- The Concert for Sandy Relief, and now news has emerged about which of these famous artists will be opening and closing the show. Organizers have revealed that Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band will kick off the big event, which is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. ET. read more ≫
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Rock and Roll Hall of FameBluesman Albert King, rappers Public Enemy, classic rock sister act Heart, singer/songwriter Randy Newman, progressive rock trio Rush and the late disco ***** Donna Summer are the newest inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The class of 2013 was announced Tuesday afternoon in Los Angeles.
The five honorees will be formally inducted in ceremonies scheduled for April 13, 2013 in L.A.
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Blue Rider PressCars frontman Ric Ocasek recently published a book titled Lyrics & Prose that gathers together the words he wrote for his famed band's songs and his solo work, as well as various other writings. Now, the singer/guitarist is set to visit the Barnes & Noble store in New York City's Union Square on Thursday night for a special book-signing read more ≫
Photo: Ash Newell2012 is almost over, but Styx still has three more shows to play before closing the book on the year. The veteran rockers have performances scheduled on December 28 in Prior Lake, Minnesota, December 29 in Waukegan, Illinois, and December 30 in Merrillville, Indiana. read more ≫
Backbeat BooksThe first part of a planned two-volume book about Eric Clapton's musical career is scheduled to be published on May 14. Eric Clapton Day by Day: The Early Years, 1963-1982 will take in-depth look at the guitar legend's various recording projects and concert appearances. The tome, penned by veteran music journalist
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