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Rod Stewart’s son is bullied at school: “Silly things people say about his dad”

Credit: RankinWhile it may seem that children of the rich and famous have a much easier time than most kids, it turns out that even having a parent who’s a global superstar can’t save you from being bullied. Rod Stewart‘s wife Penny Lancaster tells The Times of London that their son, Alastair, who is 12, has been “through a little …

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Ringo Starr reveals plans for 30th anniversary All Starr Band tour; group welcomes new member

Credit: Scott Robert RitchieRingo Starr will return to the road in 2019 with his All Starr Band for an early-spring tour of Japan, as well as a North American summer trek marking the group’s 30th anniversary. The North American outing will kick off August 1 at Caesars Windsor Casino in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, and will run through a September 1 …

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New Jimi Hendrix-inspired apparel line being launched tonight in L.A.

Epic Rights/Perryscope Productions/ LibertineAuthentic Hendrix, the merchandising company run by Jimi Hendrix‘s family, has partnered with Los Angeles-based fashion label Libertine for a new luxury apparel line inspired by the late guitar legend. To launch the clothing collection, and in celebration of the just-released 50th anniversary deluxe reissue of The Jimi Hendrix Experience‘s Electric Ladyland album, Libertine co-founder Johnson Hartig …

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Keith Richards signs solo deal with BMG label to reissued solo albums, release new projects

Credit: Inez & VinoodhRolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has signed a new worldwide deal with BMG that brings most of his solo recording catalog to the label. BMG will handle the four solo albums Richards released from 1988 to 2010, as well as his 1978 holiday single. Regarding the latter, a 12-inch red-vinyl version of Keith’s cover of the 1958 …

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Fleetwood Mac postpones two concerts, reportedly because of Stevie Nicks’ vocal issues

Credit: Randee St. NicholasFleetwood Mac has postponed two Canadian concerts on its current North American tour that had been scheduled for this past Saturday in Edmonton and Monday in Calgary because of “a band member illness,” according to a post on the website of Edmonton’s Rogers Place arena. The message reports that the Edmonton show has been rescheduled for April …

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Joe Walsh, joined by Ringo Starr, Don Henley and James Taylor, raise $1.2 million at 2018 VetsAid concert

Credit: Mike LeiJoe Walsh held his second annual VetsAid charity concert Sunday at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington. With a little help from Walsh’s musical friends, including Ringo Starr, the Veterans Day event raised more than $1.2 million for various organizations that support vets and their families. The concert’s finale saw all of the performers — including Walsh, fellow …

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Elvis Presley to be honored posthumously with Presidential Medal of Freedom

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesThe late Elvis Presley is one of seven noteworthy Americans who will be recognized this week by President Donald Trump with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country’s highest civilian honor. The awards will be presented at a ceremony held this Friday, November 16, at the White House. The Medal of Freedom is given to “individuals who …

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Neil Young loses Malibu home to California wildfires; criticizes President Trump’s reaction to the disaster

Credit: Danny ClinchNeil Young is among the many unfortunate people who have lost homes to the massive wildfires raging in Northern and Southern California. In a message posted Sunday on his Neil Young Archives website, the folk-rock legend reveals that a house he owns in Malibu was destroyed by fire. “I have lost my home before to a California fire, …

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Debbie Harry, Little Steven appear on new album by ex-Friggs frontwoman Palmyra Delran

Fred Lammers/Wicked Cool Records/The OrchardBlondie‘s Debbie Harry and E Street Band guitarist Little Steven Van Zandt are among the guest musicians featured on Come Spy with Me, a new album by veteran garage rocker Palmyra Delran and her latest group The Doppel Gang. Harry and Van Zandt both appear on the album’s title track, while Debbie also lends backing vocals …

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Yes members, Todd Rundgren among musicians featured on new tribute to late Yes bassist Chris Squire

Purple Pyramid RecordsA new album paying homage to the music of late Yes bassist Chris Squire features contributions from current and former Yes members, Todd Rundgren, Toto‘s Steve Porcaro, ex-Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett and others. A Life in Yes: The Chris Squire Tribute is available now on CD and as a two-LP vinyl set. It was produced by Squire’s friend …

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