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Paul McCartney: ‘We’re A Real Band’

The stretch of fine albums Paul McCartney has released in the last decade or so, which includes last year's 'New,' can possibly be attribute to having worked with the same musicians. In a new interview, he speaks highly of the four men who have comprised his touring band since 2002.

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Styx, Foreigner and Don Felder Talk ‘Soundtrack of Summer’ Tour

Foreigner and Styx are hitting the road with Don Felder for the Soundtrack of Summer tour, scheduled to begin May 16 -- and they stopped by the Ultimate Classic Rock offices to talk about how it came together, what inspired their new re-recording of the Eagles classic 'Hotel California,' and what we can expect to see and hear during the tour.

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Nature Calls Ted Nugent at a Bad Time – Real-Life ‘Spinal Tap’ Stories

 

We were pretty confident Ted Nugent would have a good real-life 'Spinal Tap' story for us, and sure enough, the Motor City Madman came through with a very personal story about being called out to stage at a very unfortunate time.

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Jethro Tull Can’t Escape Rabbit Costumes – Real Life ‘Spinal Tap’ Stories

 

One of the most famous moments in 'Spinal Tap' finds bassist Derek Smalls trapped in a pod on stage, fighting to get out as his bandmates performed 'Rock and Roll Creation' without him. For Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson, that hit close to home -- very close.

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Wearing Kiss Makeup Causes High School Seniors to be Sent Home on ‘Celebrity Day’

Four Kiss fans in Montgomery, New York say they were sent home from their high school's 'Senior Celebrity Day' yesterday for donning makeup and dressing up as the Demon, Space Ace, Starchild and Catman.

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Roger Daltrey Admits He Didn’t Always Get The Who’s Rock Operas

Were you always a little lost within the big-concept narratives of the Who's rock operas? Scared to admit that you really had no idea what Pete Townshend was getting at with 'Tommy' or 'Quadrophenia,' iconic though they may be? You're not alone: Who frontman Roger Daltrey, in fact, admits to some initial confusion, as well.

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U2: No Album or Tour in 2014

Despite teasing their fans for several months, including a high-profile song that premiered during the Super Bowl, U2 will not release a new album or tour in 2014.

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Bruce Springsteen Documentary to Air on HBO

The making of the most recent album by Bruce Springsteen will be the subject of a new documentary. 'Bruce Springsteen's High Hopes' will air on HBO on April 4 at 9:30PM, the network announced today.

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Beatles Piano Goes Up for Auction

We've seen some pretty odd bits of Beatles memorabilia hit the auction block over the years, but this is one sale that seems legit: the piano Paul McCartney and John Lennon played during 'Help!' -- and which McCartney reportedly later used while writing 'Yesterday' -- is about to find a new home.

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Black Sabbath to Release Box Set of Early Albums

The albums Black Sabbath recorded during their first go-round with Ozzy Osbourne will be collected in a new box set. Rhino will release 'Black Sabbath: The Complete Studio Albums 1970-1978' on April 15.

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Creedence Clearwater Revival Releasing ‘The ’69 Singles’ for Record Store Day

Creedence Clearwater Revival enjoyed a banner year in 1969, releasing three classic LPs jam-packed with hits, and they'll commemorate that incredible run with a limited edition release for Record Store Day 2014.

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Three Dog Night In The Spotlight This Weekend On Rock And Rolls Greatest Hits

Three Dog Night formed in 1968 featuring three lead singers. Corey Wells Danny Hutton and Chuck Negron.

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