classic rock

Was (Not Was) Singer 'Sweet Pea' Atkinson Dies of Heart Attack at Age 74

Born in Oberlin, Ohio, and raised in Detroit, Atkinson joined Was (Not Was) after meeting the band’s co-leader Don Was in the late 1970s while recording at a Detroit music studio.
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Brian May of Queen Hospitalized With Ripped 'Gluteus Maximus' From Gardening Too Hard

Queen guitarist Brian May gave fans a scare when he announced on his Instagram that he’d been hospitalized. May ripped the muscles in his gluteus maximus “to shreds” after working too vehemently in his garden.
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9 Songs For Your Quarantine Barbecue

The Memorial Day barbecue tradition can carry on through quarantine. While we may not be able to gather in large groups, it doesn’t mean you can’t fire up the grill and enjoy the day with those you’ve quarantined with.
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Guns N' Roses Releasing a Children's Book Based on 'Sweet Child O' Mine'

Guns N’ Roses have teamed up with author James Patterson to create a children’s picture book called Sweet Child O’ Mine. The book is based on their song of the same name taking its narrative from the lyrics
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Former Bad Company Singer Brian Howe Dies at 66

Howe is best known for stepping in for singer Paul Rodgers in the group, Bad Company in 1986. He made his debut on the band’s album ‘Fame and Fortune.’
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Kraftwerk Co-Founder Florian Schneider Dies at 73

Kraftwerk co-founder and keyboardist Florian Schneider has passed away at the age of 73. He died from a short cancer disease just a few days after his 73rd birthday.
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Stevie Nicks Hoping to Work on 'Rhiannon'-Themed Movie and Book While on Lockdown

The legendary Fleetwood Mac singer tells Rolling Stone that she had intended to take 2020 off from touring anyway, with the intention of working on a “Rhiannon” book and movie based on the Welsh myth that inspired her famous Fleetwood Mac song.
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Joni Mitchell Held All-Star Jam Sessions With Elton John, Ellen DeGeneres, and More

Brandi Carlile told the story about a legendary series of jam sessions that Joni Mitchell held. Elton John, Harry Styles, Hozier, Herbie Hancock, Bonnie Raitt, Sam Smith, Chaka Khan, Maggie Rogers, and Ellen DeGeneres were among the guests.
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Arkansas to Hold One of America’s First Socially-Distanced Concerts

Bishop Gunn vocalist Travis McCready will be performing one of the nation’s first socially-distanced concerts when he takes the stage at TempleLive in Fort Smith, Arkansas. The event marks a preview at what the future of live music looks like.
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David Byrne’s ‘Once In A Lifetime’ Isolated Vocals Will Blow Your Mind

Hear one of the best known Talking Heads songs like you’ve never heard it before. A YouTube user took David Byrne’s vocals and isolated them to reveal absolutely stunning results.
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