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Dick Dale, the ‘King of Surf Guitar,’ Dies at 81
The "Misirlou" hitmaker's staccato playing style was a huge influence on future generations.
Jerry Lee Lewis Suffers ‘Minor Stroke’
Jerry Lee Lewis suffered what his representatives are calling "a minor stroke."
Journey’s Neal Schon Undergoes Emergency Gallbladder Removal Surgery
Journey's Neal Schon is recovering after having an inflamed and infected gallbladder removed during an emergency room visit.
Pegi Young Dies at 66 After Cancer Battle
Neil Young's ex-wife has died at the age of 66 after a yearlong battle with cancer.
Musician Killed, Others Missing After Tsunami Strikes Stage Mid-Concert
One member of the band Seventeen was killed when a tsunami struck their stage mid-concert, and two more are still missing.
So the ‘Bumblebee’ Movie Is Basically an ’80s Rock Musical (Spoilers)
Thanks to Sammy Hagar, Simple Minds, the Smiths and others, the new 'Transformers' movie is pretty much an '80s rock musical in disguise.
Lindsey Buckingham Settles Fleetwood Mac Lawsuit, Then Leaves the Reunion Door Cracked Ope…
The singer-songwriter confirms that he's been in contact with a former bandmate.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ Rami Malek Nominated for Golden Globes
Queen movie and its star receive nods.
Global Champ ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Jumps Closer To U.S. Music Biopic Box Office Title
Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' is now just nine million dollars short of becoming the all-time most popular music biopic.
Freddie Mercury Gets Half of Queen’s New Funko Pop! Series
Three different outfits for the singer are featured in the band's new six-figure Funko line.
How Eddie Money Took Ace Frehley Back to School
A recent visit to his old high-school stomping grounds helped inspire Spaceman's latest cover song, a wistful take on "I Wanna Go Back."
Rock Hall of Fame Snubs: 14 Acts Who Should Be Nominated for 2020
Some mighty important names were once again left off the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's list of nominees.