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JOHN BONHAM: 40 Years Gone

Led Zeppelin and the music world were dealt a devastating blow 40 years ago Friday — September 25th, 1980 — when drummer John Bonham died at the age of 32. Bonham grave 0924 SC.JPG After a day of rehearsals for Zeppelin’s upcoming fall tour, Bonham, who drank heavily all day, fell asleep at Jimmy Page’s…read more »

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STEVE MILLER: Tribute to Jimi

Steve Miller has paid tribute to Jimi Hendrix on the 50th anniversary of his death — September 18th, 1970. He’s posted his performance of “Peppa Sauce” from that night at the Pepperland Ballroom in San Rafael, California, which he dedicated to Hendrix. Playing with him that night was future Journey bassist Ross Valory.read more »

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DISTURBED, STING: Another Cover as a Single

Disturbed are releasing yet another cover as a single. This time it’s a take on “If I Ever Lose My Faith in You” by Sting. The song appeared on the Police frontman’s 1993 album Ten Summoner’s Tales. Disturbed’s version will be out Friday along with a video. Disturbed have had great success with covers in…read more »

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STONES, BEATLES, ZEPPELIN, NEIL YOUNG: A TCM Film Fest

Turner Classic Movies is celebrating the final holiday weekend of the summer with a big music film festival. The End of Summer Tour starts Friday through Sunday at 8:00 p.m. ET and runs all day on Labor Day. Here are some highlights of the 28 films being shown: Friday features 1964’s The TAMI Show with…read more »

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AC/DC: Johnson Talks Bandmates

There’s yet another clue that makes those AC/DC album rumors of the past couple years seem pretty likely. Brian Johnson appeared on Joe Walsh’s Old Fashioned Rock n’ Roll Radio Show on Saturday night, and when he was asked if he’d spoken to Angus Young lately, Johnson said, “Actually, it’s the craziest thing. Angus’s wife,…read more »