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Watch Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks and more in trailer for HBO’s upcoming Rock & Roll Hall of Fame special

Courtesy of HBOHBO has premiered a trailer for its upcoming 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony special, documenting the night last month when Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks, The Zombies, The Cure, Roxy Music, Radiohead and Janet Jackson welcomed into the hallowed institution. The show will debut on Saturday, April 27, at 8 p.m. ET. The preview offers …

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Lionel Richie may say “Hello” to marriage again: “I am a hopeless romantic”

ABC/Craig SjodinLionel Richie has been married and divorced twice, and both splits, from ex-wives Brenda and Diane, were painful.  But the American Idol judge says he’s not ruling out another trip down the aisle with his current girlfriend, Lisa Parigi. In the new issue of People magazine, Lionel says, “I am a hopeless romantic. At this time in my life …

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Led Zeppelin launches historical video series in conjunction with its 50th anniversary

Atlantic/Swan Song/Warner MusicAs part of its ongoing 50th anniversary celebration, Led Zeppelin has launched a new video series on its official YouTube channel looking at key highlights of the legendary band’s history. The first episode of the Led Zeppelin History series begins in September 1968, when the band began recording its self-titled debut album at London’s Olympic Studios, starting with …

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Rob Thomas says he might reunite with Santana in concert to celebrate 20th anniversary of “Smooth”

Legacy RecordingsSantana is celebrating a few major milestones this year — the 50th anniversary of the band’s debut album and historic performance at Woodstock, and the 20th anniversary of its hugely successful comeback album Supernatural and its lead single, “Smooth.” “Smooth,” which was released in June of 1999, featured guest lead vocals by Matchbox Twenty frontman Rob Thomas, who tells …

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Madonna’s new album “Madame X” arrives June 14, video to world-premiere April 24 on MTV

Live Nation/Interscope Records/MaverickMadonna‘s new album Madame X now has a release date: June 14. The first single, “Medellín,” a collaboration with Colombia reggaeton singer Maluma, is out now.  If you pre-order the album, you’ll get a free download of the track. The video for “Medellín” will premiere April 24 during a globally-televised MTV special on April 24 at 4 p.m.  …

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Don Felder salutes “American Rock ‘n’ Roll” on star-packed new solo album

BMG Earlier this month, former Eagles guitarist Don Felder released his first solo album in more than six years, American Rock ‘n’ Roll, an 11-track collection that’s packed with famous guest musicians. Kicking off American Rock ‘n’ Roll is the album’s title track, which finds Felder lyrically and musically saluting the history of U.S. rock music, from the 1969 Woodstock …

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James Taylor to release first-ever vinyl version of 2007 live album “One Man Band” in June

Craft RecordingsJames Taylor‘s 2007 live album, One Man Band, will be issued on vinyl for the very first time on June 7. The two-LP set, which boasts newly remastered sound, will be pressed on 180-gram vinyl, with the discs housed in a gatefold sleeve. One Man Band was recorded during a three-night stand at the historic Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, …

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Founding Danny & the Juniors members Joe Terry and Dave White pass away

Joe Terry (Bobby Bank/WireImage)Joe Terry, a founding member of the early rock ‘n’ roll/doo-wop group Danny & the Juniors, died on Monday at the age of 78. Terry’s passing comes just a few weeks after the death of another original member of the group, David White. Hailing from Philadelphia, Danny & the Juniors are best-known for their 1957 chart-topping single …

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Bruce Springsteen to appear with Martin Scorsese at L.A.-area event promoting Netflix programming

Courtesy of NetflixBruce Springsteen will take part in a special event marking the opening of Netflix’s third annual FYSEE experience, which runs from May 5 to June 9 at the streaming company’s Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Springsteen will be appearing with renowned director Martin Scorsese at the opening-night event, scheduled for Sunday, May 5. Bruce, of course, starred in the …

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Elton John and husband have gallery named after them at iconic British museum

David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for The V&ALast week, Elton John was photographed touring Florence, Italy’s famed Uffizi Gallery in a wheelchair, after a sprained ankle left him unable to walk around and see the paintings. Now, the art-loving superstar has gotten an entire gallery named after him at yet another famous museum. According to the BBC, London’s Victoria & …

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