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Dickey Betts in critical condition following freak accident

TKO/Eric GettlerDickey Betts is in critical condition following a freak accident in his Sarasota home.

According to Sarasota's Herald Tribune, the legendary guitarist and founding Allman Brothers Band member slipped and hit his

Robert Plant says Led Zeppelin, Cream, Janis Joplin “weren’t rock and roll”

Miikka Skaffari/Getty ImagesAsk a music critic to name important, early rock and roll bands, and Led Zeppelin is almost certain to be on the list. However, Zeppelin's frontman himself disagrees.

In an interview

Metallica announces charity acoustic concert

ABC/Randy HolmesMetallica has announced a benefit concert in support of the band's charity organization, All Within My Hands. The show will take place November 3 at the Masonic in the

Dire Straits’ Mark Knopfler to release ninth solo album, “Down the Road Wherever”

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Mark Knopfler is prepping his ninth solo album. Titled Down the Road Wherever, it's set for a November release.

The album is 14 tracks long -- 16 if you buy the deluxe

Before he worked on the remaster, Paul McCartney hadn’t listened to the Beatles’ “White Album” in 50 years

Mary McCartneySome artists listen to their back catalog obsessively. Others revisit their sonic past on occasion. Then there's Paul McCartney, who says he hasn't listened to his Beatles music in a long

Big Brother & the Holding Company’s Big Brother & the Holding Company’s “Cheap Thrills” to finally be released under its original, racier title

Sony Music

It's been too racy for 50 years, but now Big Brother & the Holding Company's breakout album is being re-released under its intended name: Sex, Dope, and Cheap Thrills.

And

KISS to reissue 1978 solo albums as vinyl boxed set

Courtesy Casablanca/UMeSeptember 18, 2018 marks 40 years since KISS made music history by simultaneously releasing four solo albums, one by each band member. Now those albums will receive a revamp

Billy Idol announces Las Vegas residency for 2019

PRNewsFoto/Palms Casino ResortVegas will be seeing some White Weddings next year, when Billy Idol comes to town.

The sneering singer has announced a Vegas residency at the Palms Casino Resort, set to

Report: Stone Temple Pilots’ Dean DeLeo denies estranged wife’s abuse allegations

Scott Dudelson/Getty ImagesStone Temple Pilots guitarist Dean DeLeo has denied allegations that he abused his his estranged wife, Jenn DeLeo, TMZ reports.

When Jenn filed for divorce in June, she accused Dean of

Bob Seger hopes “You’ll Accomp’ny” him on his farewell tour

ABC/Randy HolmesAfter more than 50 years, Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band will "Turn the Page" one last time...on a farewell trek.

It'll be called the Travelin' Man Tour and Seger confirms

Rod Stewart says his 16-year-old self would never believe he’d still be rockin’ at 73

RankinDespite having lived the life of a rock star to its fullest, Rod Stewart is still going strong at age 73. In a kind of reverse "Forever Young," the man they

Slash premieres new Conspirators track, “My Antidote”

ABC/Randy HolmesSlash has released a new song called "My Antidote" with his band Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators. The track is available now for digital download.

"My Antidote" will appear on the group's

Paul McCartney unveils music video for “Back In Brazil”

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It's a big week for Paul McCartney. The former Beatle is celebrating his new first number one album in 36 years, Egypt Station. Now Macca's released his first video

KISS to rock “America’s Got Talent” finale all night

Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for Race To Erase MSKISS will perform on this Wednesday's season finale of America's Got Talent, Billboard reports.

The "Rock and Roll All Nite" icons will open the two-hour

Kinks release lyric video for previously-unreleased track “Time Song,” from upcoming box set

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The Kinks are giving fans another preview of the super-deluxe 50th anniversary box set edition of The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society, which will be released on October 26.

You can

Dave Grohl rocks Nirvana’s “In Bloom” with jazz band; appearing on “Sesame Street”

ABC/Andrea McCallinDave Grohl helped give Nirvana a jazz makeover when he showed up during jazz musician Trombone Shorty's show in Los Angeles over the weekend. The Foo Fighters frontman joined Shorty and

Watch Sting and Shaggy’s episode of PBS series “Speakeasy” on YouTube tomorrow

A&M/Cherrytree/InterscopeSting and his current musical collaborator, reggae/pop star Shaggy, are the stars of the season premiere of the PBS series Speakeasy, which features musicians in conversation with each other.

The episode, taped

Theatrical screenings of restored John Lennon & Yoko Ono “Imagine” film begin tonight

Eagle Rock EntertainmentThe newly restored version of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 1972 film Imagine will be shown in theaters around the world starting tonight, September 17.

The movie, which was co-directed by