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Heart bursts into 2012 with new album, box set, autobiography and concert dates

After issuing just one album — 2004’s Jupiter’s Darling — between 1993 and 2010, Heart is now set to release its second studio project in two years. Frantic, due this fall, follows 2010’s Red Velvet Car. But that’s not all.

Santana/Journey cofounder Gregg Rolie to make appearance at New York City’s Iridium

Gregg Rolie, co-founder of a pair of multi-platinum supergroups in Santana and Journey, will make a two-night solo appearance at the famed Iridium in New York City in March.

Sparks Fly On E Street: Bruce Springsteen, "Prove It All Night" (1978)

The themes of struggle and redemption are so strong on Darkness that on every song I want to say that this song is the album’s emotional center. The reality is that each and every song get their fair share of the responsibility.

Benoit David says he was informed of his ouster from Yes through news reports

At first, Benoit David says he was simply taking some time off from Yes’ ongoing tour to recover from throat problems. Then, David found out — just like we all did — that he had been let go, after reading a news report.

Steely Dan Sunday, "Here At The Western World" (1976)

Steely Dan Sunday, "Here At The Western World" (1976)

< >> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** You know the story: a band goes in the studio to lay down tracks for an album and finds they recorded more than what they needed for that record, so they leave one or two tracks off of it.

Posted master list for new Van Halen reunion tour includes some tasty deep cuts

A series of David Lee Roth-sung Van Halen songs has appeared at the Roth Army Forum, purportedly to be used as a master set list for the new comeback tour. There are some interesting surprises in store for fans of early Van Halen,

Tom Scholz wants to fit in some new Boston concert dates before the end of the world

Tom Scholz will rush Boston out on the road before the long-predicted apocalypse of 2012: “Just 10 months till the end … at least, till the end of the Mayan calendar, anyway,” he said in announcing a series of summer dates on Boston’s Web site.

Yes alum Trevor Rabin to issue new instrumental project Jacadranda in May

Former Yes guitarist Trevor Rabin has completed a new instrumental solo effort called Jacaranda, with a release date set for May 8 via Varese Sarabande Records. There are also plans for new album with fellow Yes alums Jon Anderson and Rick Wakeman.

Santana – Greatest Hits: Live at Montreux DVD/Blu-ray (2012)

His sound is so crystalline, so special, that Carlos Santana remains recognizable with or without pictures.

Queen set to appear at Brit Awards, even as Adam Lambert jump starts rumors of new collaboration

Here’s what we know about Queen at this hour … Brian May and Roger Taylor will appear at next week’s Brit Awards, scheduled for Tuesday, February 21. As for their on-again/off-again collaboration with American Idol finalist Adam Lambert? Not so much.