classic rock

No More Rain in Africa: Toto is Calling it Quits

When Toto takes the stage at The Met in Philadelphia this weekend, it will be the last time the current line-up performs together in that capacity. Founding member, guitarist and prolific session musician Steve Lukather says the band is calling it quits. The end of Toto’s 40th anniversary tour will...
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Soundgarden, Whitney Houston, Doobie Brothers Among First-Time Rock Hall Nominees

The class of 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees are out, and it’s an eclectic list of artists. Nine of them are on the ballot for the first time: Dave Matthews Band , The Doobie Brothers , Whitney Houston , Motörhead , The Notorious B.I.G. , Pat Benatar , Soundgarden , T. Rex and Thin Lizzy...
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Elton John Reveals He Was '24 Hours Away From Death' in New Memoir

Elton John is opening about his near-death experience after being diagnosed with prostate cancer a few years ago. In his shocking new memoir, Me: Elton John , the 72-year-old discloses he was “24 hours away from death” after developing complications from prostate surgery in 2017, in new excerpts...
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Steve Perry Promises More New Solo Music

It’s been a year since Steve Perry returned with new music, and the former Journey singer says he’s not done yet. Perry thanked fans for their support of Traces – his first solo album in more than two decades – and said there’s more to come, including Christmas music. “TY for ur support &...
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Billy Joel's Music Has Inspired a New TV Series

The characters from Billy Joel ’s extensive catalog of songs will come to life in a new TV series based on his music. Each episode of Scenes From an Italian Restaurant will revolve around lyrics from Joel’s most popular songs like “Piano Man” and “Movin’ Out.” According to the Hollywood Reporter ,...
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Ringo Starr Performs 'Yellow Submarine' With Classroom Instruments on 'Fallon'

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” went psychedelic in honor of an appearance by a former Beatle. Ringo Starr joined Fallon and The Roots for a new take on “Yellow Submarine.” They gave the 1966 track, which Starr sang lead on, the “classroom instruments” treatment. Against the backdrop of a...
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Lenny Kravitz Surprises Cute 5-Year-Old Drummer on 'Ellen'

It’s hard to decide whether 5-year-old Justin Wilson II is better at drumming or just at life in general. The kindergartner from Fullerton, CA has some serious chops behind a kit to go along with an infectious smile and personality. The combination of the two led to a seriously entertaining segment...
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Lenny Kravitz Asks Fans to Help Him Find 'Sentimental' Sunglasses

Lenny Kravitz is missing an important piece of his wardrobe, and he’s pleading with fans to help him find it. The “Are You Gonna Go My Way” singer says a pair of sunglasses that were “incredibly sentimental” to him disappeared from the stage at the end of his show at the Shrine Auditorium in Los...
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Paul McCartney Shares His Favorite Beatles Cover, Enjoys BTS

“Where did you guys perform? Was it up there? I always guessed it was right up there,” Stephen Colbert asked Paul McCartney Monday night, looking to find the exact spot that The Beatles made history in the Ed Sullivan Theater. Just days shy of the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road , Sir Paul stopped...
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U2 to Finish 2019 'The Joshua Tree' Tour With First Trip to India

U2 has announced one final show for 2019, and it’s in a place they’ve never played before. The Irish icons have performed rare concerts in countries like Greece, Israel and Russia, but they’ve never made it to India, until now. U2 will end their 2019 The Joshua Tree tour in Mumbai. The country of 1...
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