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Dave Mustaine suffering complications after back surgery

Megadeth are dropping out of Motorhead's Motorboat cruise to allow the frontman more time to heal.

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Keith Richards completes first solo album since ’92

The 70-year-old guitarist, who has only released two albums of solo material, reveals he has been quietly working on a follow-up to 1992's "Main Offender."

2012 Kennedy Center Honorees and members of the band Led Zeppelin, from left, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Robert Plant chat on the red carpet after arriving at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Performance and Gala Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the State Department in Washington.

Led Zeppelin fighting ‘Stairway’ lawsuit

The members of Led Zeppelin are getting serious about a plagiarism lawsuit over their "Stairway to Heaven" hit.

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U2’s free iTunes album hailed as largest launch in history

U2 released the record during a live performance at Apple's new iPhone unveiling, with the album immediately appearing in iTunes users' music libraries.

Sir Paul McCartney performs with his band during the "Out There" Tour at the Times Union Center on Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Albany, N.Y.

Paul McCartney calls on friends for star-studded covers

"The Art of Paul McCartney" features songs from The Beatles, Wings and his solo career.

FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

Flaming Lips plan Beatles tribute album

The tribute album will feature the group and famous friends including Miley Cyrus, Moby, Grace Potter and My Morning Jacket.

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Roger Waters premieres ‘The Wall’ tour documentary

Waters says he began working with Sean Evans, co-director of "Roger Waters: The Wall," about five years ago to update the show.

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Gene Simmons says “Rock ‘N Roll is dead”

The Kiss frontman says "the death of rock was not a natural death, it was murdered."

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CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top rock tracks

LISTEN: This week's top rock tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

Taylor Momsen of The Pretty Reckless performs at Revolution Live on September 28, 2013 in Ft Lauderdale, Florida.

Taylor Momsen’s band makes history with second hit

The Pretty Reckless is the first female-fronted band to score two No. 1 hits on the Mainstream Rock Songs chart.

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George Harrison to be honored at star-studded tribute

George Fest will take place three days after a new six-disc Harrison box set, "The Apple Years 1968-75," is released.

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Metallica added to 60th anniversary Guinness record book

The band made history by becoming the first group to perform concerts on all seven continents.

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Slash ‘can’t picture’ an Axl Rose reunion

Slash hasn't spoken to his former Guns N' Roses bandmate since leaving the group in 1996.

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Faith No More to release first album in 18 years

The reunited rockers are working on their seventh studio album, due out next spring.

Nathan Followill, of Kings of Leon, is seen backstage at the Grammy Nominations Concert on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009, in Los Angeles.

Kings of Leon drummer returns to the road

Nathan Followill has confirmed he'll be back behind the kit after breaking his ribs in a tour bus crash.

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber drives a quad bike at the beach as he takes a break in a resort in Punta Chame on the outskirts of Panama City in a January 27, 2014 file photo.

Justin Bieber charged with dangerous driving

Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault following an altercation and collision on Friday.

Members of the band Survivor in the earl 1980s: (L-R) Marc Droubay, Jim Peterik, Stephen Ellis, Frankie Sullivan, Jimi Jamison

Survivor’s Jimi Jamison dies at 63

The family of Survivor rocker Jimi Jamison has thanked fans for the outpouring of support following his sudden death on Sunday.

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CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top rock tracks

LISTEN: This week's top rock tracks, according to the latest Billboard charts.

2012 Kennedy Center Honorees and members of the band Led Zeppelin, from left, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Robert Plant chat on the red carpet after arriving at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Performance and Gala Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the State Department in Washington.

Robert Plant urges Jimmy Page to give up Led Zeppelin reunion

Robert Plant has urged his former Led Zeppelin bandmate Jimmy Page to end his war of words with the singer and concentrate on recording new music.

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ZZ Top scrap rest of Jeff Beck tour

The rockers have scrapped the remainder of their summer tour to allow bass player Dusty Hill to recover from a hip injury.

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