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Black Sabbath Assembling 15 Songs for New Album

It's no secret that the members of Black Sabbath have been in the studio recording their first album with Ozzy Osbourne since 1978's 'Never Say Die!' According to a new report, the group are partway through the recording of 15 new tracks, 12 of which will comprise the album that the band hope to release next year.

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Ritchie Blackmore ‘Couldn’t Care Less’ If Deep Purple Make Hall of Fame

After years of being completely overlooked by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, pioneering hard rockers Deep Purple received word last week that they are among the nominees this year. But if you're hoping for an epic reunion jam on 'Highway Star' at this year's ceremony, not so fast -- in a new interview, former Purple guitarist Ritchie Blackmore says he has no interest in whether the band is inducted or not.

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Eric Clapton to Mark 35th Anniversary of ‘Slowhand’ With Supersized Re-Release

'Slowhand,' Eric Clapton's most successful '70s album, is being repackaged and re-released this fall, with up to 14 previously unreleased tracks on multiple formats. 2012 is the 35th anniversary of a recording that features many hits that still make his live show today. It will be available on Nov. 26. 

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Alice Cooper Reveals ‘Old School’ Box Set Details

Just in time for Halloween, Alice Cooper has announced the pending release of his 'Old School' box set. The collection, due Oct. 29, will feature material from his band era of 1964-1974.

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Mumford and Sons Match 48-Year-Old Beatles Chart Record

One of the longest-standing marks in U.S. pop history has been equalled. British folk-rock act Mumford and Sons have placed six songs on Billboard's Hot 100 chart at the same time. No group has achieved that feat since the Beatles did it the week of Sept. 19, 1964.

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Art Garfunkel Scraps Fall 2012 Tour Due to Vocal Problems

Art Garfunkel had hoped to return to the road this fall, but the singer has revealed that his recent vocal woes will not allow him to make the run.

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Gene Simmons Says Kiss Are Open To Working With Lady Gaga

'Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Gaga?' Well, not exactly, but in a recent interview with Billboard Magazine, lead demon Gene Simmons had a few interesting things to say about Lil' Miss Meat Dress herself. "She's terrific," said Simmons. "I don't like that kind of music, but if you listen to what she did with Tony Bennett, the girl can sing." Dr. Love then declared, "She could do straight-ahead rock. If I were her I would come out with a rock band next time and just rock it out."

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Mike Love: ‘I Did Not Fire Brian Wilson From the Beach Boys’

Just before the last date of the Beach Boys' 50th Anniversary Tour, word got out that singer and co-founder Mike Love had 'fired' members Al Jardine, David Marks and Brian Wilson. The truth is far less sinister, but no less frustrating for Beach Boys fans. In an open letter to the LA Times, Mike Love attempts to set the record straight.

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Kathi McDonald, Former Rolling Stones and Joe Cocker Vocalist, Dead at 64

Well-respected blues and rock singer Kathi McDonald, who sang on classic albums by the Rolling Stones, Joe Cocker and many others, has died at the age of 64. According to Toronto Blues Diary, McDonald slipped into a coma on Tuesday and never woke up again. No cause of death has been revealed.

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Queen’s Brian May Announces Series of Acoustic Performances

Tour dates for Queen are few and far between these days, but that doesn't mean guitarist Brian May is stuck sitting at home, counting his money. In fact, this fall will see May hitting the road for a special tour with vocalist Kerry Ellis.

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Ace Frehley Pays Tribute To Paul Stanley’s Mother

The death of Paul Stanley's mother, Eva Eisen, has caused former Kiss lead guitarist Ace Frehley to pay tribute to her. Eisen passed away on Saturday (Sept. 29) from undisclosed causes at the age of 88.

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Justin Bieber Throws-Up on Stage – Yuck! [Video]

I've been to a lot of concerts and always enjoyed the ones I've picked.  Great fun, lots of energy and memorable performances.

After awhile you begin to think that you've pretty much seen everything.  I don't mean I'll never go to another concert.  I just mean that I've seen acoustic sets to bombastic, over-the-top productions from some of my favorite artists, and how could anybody top that.

Well, this story over the weekend tops them all because I guarantee you I've never anybody throw up on stage.  Yuck!

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