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Levon Helm cleared by doctors for a return to the stage; next show on March 10

Levon Helm, legendary co-founder of the Band and multiple solo Grammy winner, has been cleared for a return to performing after undergoing an undisclosed medical procedure.

Summer triple bill will include classic rock legends Styx, Ted Nugent and REO Speedwagon

REO Speedwagon, STYX and Ted Nugent will join forces for The Midwest Rock ‘n’ Roll Express, a 30-date U.S. tour beginning May 1.

One Track Mind: Bruce Springsteen, "Jack Of All Trades" (2012)

Against a backdrop of a slow waltz toward disappointment and death comes a familiar story — that of a man trying to scratch out a living any way he can. The emotion is amplified with great subtlety by some swelling horns

Razor and Tie plans sweeping reissue series focused on Emerson Lake and Palmer

A sweeping reissue campaign will follow Razor and Tie’s new signing of Emerson Lake and Palmer to an exclusive multi-year licensing deal for North America.

Queen’s Brian May: American Idol’s Adam Lambert ‘would meet with Freddie’s approval’

Queen will return to at the UK’s Knebworth Park – the site of its final live performance with Freddie Mercury – this summer with American Idol finalist Adam Lambert fronting the band.

All-star Supertramp tribute, new prog-rock album on tap for Yes alum Billy Sherwood

Billy Sherwood, a 1990s-era member of Yes, is working on two new all-star projects – a tribute to Supertramp and an original prog-rock album.

One Track Mind: Bruce Springsteen, "Shackled And Drawn" (2012)

Today’s Wrecking Ball preview is “Shackled And Drawn,” stream provided by Rolling Stone magazine.

Steve Cropper and Felix Cavaliere – Nudge It Up a Notch (2008)

If I was to make up a list of my favorite guitar players (and, thus, exposing myself to the Internet scourge known as GuitarFan™: You know the type. They blurt out things like “Where’s Slash?!!” and “Dimebag!” — think of it as a kind of Rock ‘n’ Roll Tourette’s) then Steve Cropper would have to be there. Going all theRead More

One Track Mind: Bruce Springsteen, "Easy Money" (2012)

It has been announced that tracks from Bruce Springsteen’s forthcoming album Wrecking Ball will be streamed from various sites, one new song per day. Today sees the release of “Easy Money,” streaming at the News page at Backstreets.com.

Beach Boys about half finished with highly anticipated studio reunion project

After years of very public squabbles, the Beach Boys appear to be working in perfect harmony again. The reunited group — including founding members Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine, along with legacy members Bruce Johnston and David Marks — is about half finished on a long-waited new studio recording.

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