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Clem Curtis

R.I.P. Clem Curtis of The Foundations 1940-2017

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Clem Curtis, the unique voice who led The Foundations on Baby, Now That I Found You, has died at the age of 76. No cause of death has been announced although his family confirmed his passing.

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Allman Brothers Fox Box

Allman Brothers To Release 2004 Atlanta Concerts CD

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

On April 28, the Allman Brothers Band will release The Fox Box, an eight-CD set chronicling three 2004 shows from the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, GA.

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Eric Clapton image by Ros O'Gorman

Eric Clapton Postpones Shows Due To Illness

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Under doctor’s advisement, Eric Clapton has pulled the plug on his two Los Angeles shows this weekend.

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Cher, Image, Rod Laver, Ros O'Gorman, Photo

Cher Pulls Out Of Clint Water Crisis Film

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Cher has been forced to pull out of doing the Lifetime network movie Flint about the water crisis in the Michigan city.

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Depeche Mode, Noise11, Photo

Depeche Mode Will Return To US Top 10 This Week

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

When the charts are revealed on Tuesday, Depeche Mode will once again be in the top ten keeping a 27-year run alive.

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Janet Jackson: Photo By Ros O'Gorman

James BeBarge Still Insists He Has A Daughter With Janet Jackson

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Last year, James DeBarge said that he and ex-wife Janet Jackson had a daughter somewhere in the world.

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Adam Ant - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Adam Ant Expands World Tour

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Adam Ant has set a three legged tour singing both his hits and the album Kings of the Wild Frontier.

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Tool - Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Tool May Finally Allow Streaming

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The number of artists who are yet to embrace modern technology are getting to be fewer and fewer and one of the last of the holdouts, Tool, may be getting ready to enter the fray.

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Uriah Heep

Uriah Heep Prep Three More Reissues

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Last September, Uriah Heep released two-CD Deluxe Editions of their first two albums, …Very ‘Eavy … Very Umble (1970) and Salisbury (1971) along with a brand new anthology, Your Turn to Remember: The Definitive Anthology 1970 – 1990.

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Boston Sib Hashian

R.I.P. Sib Hashian of Boston (1947-2017)

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Sib Hashian, the drummer for Boston on their first two albums, collapsed and died on Wednesday night while participating on the Legends of Rock Cruise which was sailing in the western Caribbean. He was 67.

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Gorillaz - Photo by Ros O'Gorman.

Gorillaz Name Album ‘Humanz’ And Release Three Videos

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

After quite a bit of teasing, Gorillaz (aka Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett), have finally announced a new album.

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Chuck Berry

Check Out Chuck Berry’s Brand New Song ‘Big Boys’

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Just one day after the family of Chuck Berry said that details on the late singer’s final album would be out “this week”, the track list, a release date and the first track were released to fans and the public.

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The Who Roger Daltry. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

The Who Add More US Dates

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The Who have decided that, as long as they are in the U.S. for their Las Vegas residency, why not play a few more shows.

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Todd Rundgren, Trak, Ros O'Gorman, Photo

Daryl Hall and Trent Reznor Guest On Todd Rundgren Album

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Todd Rundgren has gone a whole new route for his upcoming album, White Knight, bringing in a host of guest artists.

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Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry Family Preps Album For Final Release

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

On Chuck Berry’s 90th birthday, October 18, 2016, he announced that he was finalising his latest album, Chuck.

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Bee Gees

Bee Gees Tribute Stayin Alive To Premiere In April

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

The Recording Academy has announced that Stayin’ Alive: A Grammy Salute to the Music of the Bee Gees will air on April 16 on CBS.

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Nick Mason

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason Has Crashed A $3.7 Million Car

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

On Sunday, Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason crashed his $3.7 million McLaren F1 GTR supercar during a demonstration lap at the Goodwill Circuit in West Sussex, England.

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Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry Tributes Continue To Flow

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

A truly amazing number of artists have been speaking out about the passing of the great Chuck Berry. Chuck died at the age of 90.

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Eric Clapton image by Ros O'Gorman

Eric Clapton Setlist From The First of the Last Farewell Shows

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Eric Clapton played the first of two nights at Madison Square Garden in New York on Sunday proving to fans that, even with his ailing body, he can still play the guitar better than practically anyone in the world.

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Don Henley photo by Ros OGorman

Don Henley To Play His 70th Birthday Concert In Dallas

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Don Henley announced a special concert and weekend celebration for this July in Dallas, TX to celebrate his 70th birthday plus a number of new 2017 tour dates.

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Gene Simmons, Kiss. photo by Ros O'Gorman

Watch Gene Simmons Pay Tribute To Chuck Berry

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

For one of the few times in his career, Gene Simmons has played a full-length solo show.

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Pink Floyd Interstellar Overdrive

Pink Floyd To Release 12 Inch ‘Interstellar Overdrive’ Disc For Record Store Day

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

To celebrate Record Store Day on Saturday, April 15, 2017, Pink Floyd will be releasing the highly collectable 12″ single Interstellar Overdrive.

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Led Zeppelin 2012

Spirit Vs Led Zeppelin Court Case Goes To Appeal

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

It’s been a year since Robert Plant and Jimmy Page beat the lawsuit that was brought by the estate of the late Spirit guitarist Randy California over the song Stairway to Heaven.

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Frank Zappa, music news, noise11.com

24 Rare Frank Zappa Albums To Be Released

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Next Friday, March 24, twenty-four rare and limited release albums by Frank Zappa will be released on CD, download and streaming in the U.S. with foreign markets getting digital downloads on that day and a physical release on April 28.

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Gerry Marsden

Gerry Marsden Sets UK Rag Straight After Fake News Story

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Gerry Marsden, the original lead singer of Gerry & the Pacemakers, has criticised Britain’s Daily Mail over a story they published on Thursday.

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Mike Pinera

Mike Pinera Is Resurrecting Blues Image

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

In 1966, guitarist Mike Pinera, drummer Manny Bertematti, singer Joe Lala, keyboardist Emilio Garcia and bassist Malcolm Jones joined forces to form the group Blues Image.

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Robert P-Nut Johnson

R.I.P. Robert ‘P-Nut’ Johnson of Bootsy’s Rubber Band and Parliament-Funkadelic 1947-2017

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Robert “P-Nut” Johnson, vocalist for Bootsy’s Rubber Band, Parliament, Funkadelic and other various George Clinton bands, died on Sunday, March 12 after a lengthy illness.

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James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett, Metallica, Soundwave 2013, Photo Ros O'Gorman

Metallica Expand Tour Dates To May 2018

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

When Metallica announces a long world tour, they put the emphasis on long.

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James Cotton, Noise11, Photo

R.I.P. James Cotton 1935-2017

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Bluesman James Cotton, who played with a long list of rock and blues greats along with recording over two dozen albums, died on Thursday (March 16) at St. David’s Medical Center in Austin, TX at the age of 81. He had been battling pneumonia.

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Snoop Dogg, photo by Ros O'Gorman, music news, noise11.com

America’s Whacky Demagogue Attacks Snoop Dogg On Twitter

by Roger Wink, VVN Music

Marco Rubio and Donald Trump’s lawyer had their say about Snoop Dogg’s Lavender video which shows Snoop aim and shoot a confetti gun at an actor playing Trump in clown face, but you had to know that the man himself would have to have his say.

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