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For Jon Bon Jovi’s clothing line, animals no longer “Wanted Dead or Alive”

ABC/Lou RoccoJon Bon Jovi no longer wants to use animals -- dead or alive -- to produce his clothing line, Hart N Dagger.

After People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA,

Remembering the King: Elvis Presley died 40 years ago today

Steve Morley/RedfernsToday, August 16, marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley, known the world over as the King of Rock 'n' Roll. Presley was just 42 years

Slash named Gibson guitar compasny’s first Global Brand Ambassador

Courtesy of Gibson BrandsFounding Guns N' Roses member Slash is known for more than is trademark stovepipe hat -- he's also known for using Gibson guitars to play the blazing solos

Slash named Gibson guitar company’s first Global Brand Ambassador

Courtesy of Gibson BrandsFounding Guns N' Roses member Slash is known for more than is trademark stovepipe hat -- he's also known for using Gibson guitars to play the blazing solos

Cutting music education from schools is “child abuse,” says Flea

Credit: Steve KerosWhen Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea visited his alma mater at Fairfax Senior High School in 2000, he was shocked at the school's lack of musical instruments.

"I was so

New compilation from pre-CCR band The Golliwogs arriving next month

Craft Recordings/Concord Bicycle MusicFor several years during the 1960s, John Fogerty, his brother Tom, Stu Cook and Doug Clifford played in a band called The Golliwogs, which they eventually renamed Creedence Clearwater

Graham Nash to be honored with special award during 2017 Americana Music Festival in Nashville

Credit: Amy GranthamHaving long used his voice to raise awareness about political, social and environmental causes, Graham Nash has been chosen to receive the Americana Music Association's 2017 Spirit of Americana: Free

Metallica plays “Metal Have I Ever” in “Carpool Karaoke” preview

ABC/Randy HolmesMetallica will appear on the next installment of Carpool Karaoke: The Series, and Billboard.com has a sneak peek of the episode.

In the clip, host and comedian Billy Eichner tries to

Pink Floyd covers by Robby Krieger, John Wetton featured on soundtrack to new sci-fi/horror film

Cleopatra RecordsThe soundtrack to an upcoming sci-fi/horror flick called The Rift -- Dark Side of the Moon features two interesting covers of songs from the classic Pink Floyd album that inspired the

The Moody Blues’ John Lodge says he hopes to release live solo DVD and tour the US this fall

Credit: Ricky RedmanThe Moody Blues recently wrapped up a North American tour celebrating the 50th anniversary of their classic album Days of Future Passed, and now singer/bassist John Lodge says he's getting

Gregg Allman tribute events to mark release of late singer’s final album, “Southern Blood”

Credit: Patricia O'DriscollWith the late Gregg Allman's final studio album, Southern Blood, scheduled to be released September 8, a series of special events have been lined up coinciding with the arrival of

Ex-Members of Journey, GN’R and Dream Theater form new band, Sons of Apollo

Credit: Hristo ShindovA new hard-rock project called Sons of Apollo, featuring former members of Journey, Guns N' Roses and Dream Theater, will release their debut album, Psychotic Symphony, on October 20.

The band

The Eagles fly again: Band confirms new fall headlining tour days

Credit: Myriam SantosFollowing the death of founding singer Glenn Frey in January 2016, The Eagles expressed doubt that they'd ever play again. However, after re-forming with Frey's son Deacon and country star

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong condemns white nationalist violence in Charlottesville

ABC/Heidi GutmanGreen Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong says that his "heart feels heavy" following the violence that erupted during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia Saturday, which led to

Ringo Starr reveals how he got a little help from Paul McCartney on his new album

UMeRingo Starr's 19th album, Give More Love, which will be released on September 15, includes two songs featuring his fellow Beatle, Paul McCartney. Starr tells Rolling Stone that he had no trouble

Silver screen Slowhand: New Clapton documentary premiering at next month’s Toronto Film Festival

Courtesy of TIFFThe upcoming rock documentary Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars will get its world premiere at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, which runs from September 7 to September

Exclusive: Watch Sammy Hagar sing Motown classic with Adam Levine, Richie Sambora

Courtesy of AXS TVThe finale of the current season of the AXS TV reality series Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar airs this Sunday at 9 p.m. ET, and features

Cliff Burton’s dad donates Metallica royalties to music scholarships

Kevin Kane/Contributor/Getty ImagesThe family of late Metallica bassist Cliff Burton still receives royalty payments from the three albums on which he played: 1983's Kill 'Em All, 1984's Ride the Lightning and 1986's