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Peter Frampton to perform with Frampton Comes Alive guitar for first time in three decades

Peter Frampton will come alive with a favorite old guitar this Saturday — more than 30 years after it was believed to have been lost in a plane crash.

E Street Band’s Steven Van Zandt talks about ‘impossible’ decision to replace Clarence Clemons

The Grammy show-opening performance from Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band illustrated how the group intends to move forward without the late saxophonist Clarence Clemons.

Producer Jack Douglas says a theme is emerging in ongoing Aerosmith sessions

When Aerosmith started working again with Jack Douglas, producer of classics like Rocks, you expected a return to their 1970s raunch-rock ways. But … a theme project? Douglas says yes.

Gregg Allman confirms that his autobiography My Cross to Bear will arrive in May

Gregg Allman confirms on his Facebook page that My Cross to Bear, his long-awaited autobiography with writer Alan Light, will arrive online and at booksellers on May 1. Light is a long-time critic and editor at Rolling Stone, VIBE and Spin.

Paul McCartney's not giving way to the kids – well, except for one special eight year old

If you’re wondering why Paul McCartney — a notorious road warrior since his late-1980s return to the concert trail — is touring in shorter bursts these days, look no further than eight-year-old Beatrice.

Tony Levin at work on new Stick Men album, digital King Crimson photo book, possible project with Rick Wakeman

Legendary bassist Tony Levin has a busy 2012 on tap

Beach Boys announce dates for their 50th anniversary tour, with stops at Jazz Fest and Bonneroo

The Beach Boys will kick off their 50th anniversary reunion tour on April 24 in Tuscon, Arizona, in dates announced today on their Web site.

Jim McCarty discusses Jeff Beck's ouster from the Yardbirds: "He had to go"

The Yardbirds, famous for such 1960s-era tracks as “For Your Love,” “Over Under Sideways Down,” and “Heart Full of Soul,” served as a launching pad for three of rock’s most recognizable guitarists — Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page.

University student suspended for basing essay on Van Halen's "Hot For Teacher"

You wonder if it began: I’ve got my pen-cil! A Michigan university student has been suspended after writing an essay titled “Hot for Teacher,” after the 1984 song by Van Halen.

Rick Wakeman discusses possible new studio collaboration with Tony Levin and Ian Paice

Former longtime Yes keyboardist Rick Wakeman says a new collaboration could be in the works with Tony Levin and Ian Paice. Levin has played with King Crimson, Peter Gabriel, Pink Floyd and Paul Simon, among many others.