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Cheap Trick says Steve Miller scared everyone away.
Cheap Trick says Steve Miller scared everyone away.

A funny footnote to the whole "Steve Miller vs. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame" story: Cheap Trick says they wish Steve had waited until later to start ripping the H of F a new one. Rick Nielsen...

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Will Led Zeppelin fork over $1?
Will Led Zeppelin fork over $1?

The estate of Spirit's Randy California has offered to settle with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant for $1 and a songwriting credit in the lawsuit over the authorship of "Stairway to Heaven." Of...

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This is truly a Hall of Fame guitar solo.
This is truly a Hall of Fame guitar solo.

I realize we're not the station that plays Prince. His music ranged far and wide across various genres. Some of it was rock, some of it was pop, some of it you can't pin down at all. It was...

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Led Zeppelin's rap sheet.
Led Zeppelin's rap sheet.

On "Law&Order," when the detectives are trying to convince someone to talk, they always say something like: "It'll go better for you if you cooperate with us. You have a rap sheet a mile...

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Axl/DC is officially official.
Axl/DC is officially official.

AC/DC has released an official statement about Axl Rose fronting the band for their upcoming European dates.  I guess Axl and Angus must be pretty tight:  Angus even showed up to jam...

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Tom Petty and Mudcrutch give us a
Tom Petty and Mudcrutch give us a "Trailer."

That's the name of the new song from Tom's pre-Heartbreakers outfit. As you might expect from the band's overlapping membership, it sounds about halfway familiar. Mudcrutch hasn't announced...

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The "Stairway" suit will go to trial. But John Paul Jones gets to stay home.

The lawsuit over "Stairway to Heaven" will go to trial. As I'm sure you've heard by now, the suit alleges that the intro to "Stairway" was stolen from a Spirit song called...

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"Wind-down" or "Farewell Tour." Is Aerosmith ready to wrap it up?

2017 could be the end of the line for Aerosmith. Steven Tyler says he's doing 30 solo shows this year, but in 2017 Aerosmith will regroup. Whether for an album or a tour, he isn't sure, but...

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"Dude, Zeppelin totally did NOT play our school. Bummer."

I found an update on last week's amusing story about a Led Zeppelin legend from Vancouver. A myth has persisted for decades that Zep played a lunchtime concert at a high school one day in...

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"Dude, Led Zeppelin totally played at our school!" Or did they?

Led Zeppelin has more legends about them than can possibly be true. This one seems pretty unlikely: That they played a lunchtime concert in the auditorium at Eric Hamber Secondary School in...

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