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Guitar Pioneer Allan Holdsworth Dies
Progressive rock and jazz fusion guitar pioneer Allan Holdsworth, who Eddie Van Halen called "the best, in my book," has died of unknown causes at the age of 70.
Steve Perry Says He’ll Release a ‘Cathartic’ New Solo Album in 2017
Steve Perry says he's been recording a new, long-awaited solo album for about a year.
The Night Don Rickles Insulted the Beatles
Nobody - not even the Beatles at the height of their popularity - was safe from the barbs of the world's most beloved insult comedian, Don Rickles.
Asia’s ‘Heat of the Moment’ Used in ‘Lethal Weapon’ Super Bowl Commercial
Asia's 'Heat of the Moment' is featured in a Super Bowl commercial for the 'Lethal Weapon' TV series.
Here’s Why You Can Thank (or Blame) Meat Loaf for Donald Trump’s Presidency
Could it be that Meat Loaf had a much bigger impact on world history than we ever thought possible?
Vince Neil Raises Over $750,000 for MSA Charity With ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Victory
Vince Neil's 'Celebrity Apprentice' victory raised over three quarters of a million dollars for a charity dedicated to fighting a disease that recently claimed the life of one of his friends.
David Bowie’s Last Known Songs Released as ‘No Plan’ EP
The final three songs known to be recorded by David Bowie have been released as an EP entitled 'No Plan.'
George Michael Dies; Elton John, Queen Mourn His Loss
Queen and Elton John are among the rock legends mourning the death of pop superstar George Michael.
Read Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech
At tonight's Nobel Prize banquet in Stockholm, US Ambassador to Sweden Azita Raji read an acceptance speech from Bob Dylan, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Leon Russell Dies at Age 74
Musician and songwriter Leon Russell died in his sleep at the age of 74, according to a post on his official Facebook page.
Jon Bon Jovi Says ‘Two F—ers’ Are Keeping His Band Out of the Rock Hall of Fame
Jon Bon Jovi says some members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's nominating committee have made it their "personal mission" to keep his group from being inducted.
Brian May Battling ‘Persistent Illness,’ Cancels Remaining 2016 Plans
Queen guitarist Brian May has revealed that he is battling a "persistent illness which is destroying my energy and will."