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Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2015 (Reissues + Live): John Oates, Led Zeppelin, Yes, Faces + others

Nick DeRiso’s Best of 2015 (Reissues + Live): John Oates, Led Zeppelin, Yes, Faces + others

This Best of 2015 list focuses on those revelatory moments, those times when a shard of pristine insight cuts through the clutter of expectation and then memory.

Classic Rock Songs Sung by the Other Guy: Gimme Five

Classic Rock Songs Sung by the Other Guy: Gimme Five

Most bands have an acknowledged lead singer. But what about when others took over for the Rolling Stones, Heartbreakers, Queen, Doors and Faces?

Ian McLagan and the Bump Band – United States (2014)

Ian McLagan and the Bump Band – United States (2014)

Ian McLagan returns with a boozy swagger, even while examining deep human emotions.

Ronnie Lane and Slim Chance – Ooh La La: An Island Harvest (2014)

Ronnie Lane and Slim Chance – Ooh La La: An Island Harvest (2014)

A long-awaited and much-anticipated musical collection has come to fruition in the form of Ooh La La: An Island Harvest from the late Ronnie Lane and his ironically named early-1970s group Slim Chance.

Deep Cuts: The Faces’ ‘As Long As You Tell Him,’ ‘You’re So Rude,’ ‘Devotion,’ others

Deep Cuts: The Faces’ ‘As Long As You Tell Him,’ ‘You’re So Rude,’ ‘Devotion,’ others

The legendary Faces group was comprised of the remnants of the Jeff Beck Group and the Small Faces, becoming one of the premier bands of the 1970s. Drunken shenanigans and fiery stage performances by Ian McLagan, Ronnie Wood, Kenney Jones, Ronnie Lane and Rod Stewart would come to epitomize the decadent and manic rock of the early decade.

‘Out plotting the Faces’ future’: Talks still moving forward on Rod Stewart reunion

‘Out plotting the Faces’ future’: Talks still moving forward on Rod Stewart reunion

Rod Stewart’s hope to reunite with the Faces was thwarted by illness just before their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, and then by Ron Wood joining the on-going Rolling Stones reunion concert series. But the idea isn’t dead.

Ronnie Wood: Rolling Stones return to the studio hoping 'to get the feel again'

The Rolling Stones took eight years between Bridges to Babylon and 2005’s A Bigger Bang, and it’s been seven years since that studio recording. Perhaps the long wait is over.

Rod Stewart will rejoin the Faces for next month's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction

Rod Stewart is set to join the Faces for the first time in almost 20 years, as the group celebrates its induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Faces reunited in 2010, but without Stewart, who was having vocal problems at the time.

Presenters for this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame include John Mellencamp, Smokey Robinson, Robbie Robertson, Chuck D

The list of presenters at this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame reads like, well, a hall of fame induction class

Ronnie Wood confirms the Rolling Stones are in talks to play Olympic Games opening ceremony

A spokesman for the band has denied it, but Ronnie Wood hasn’t: Speaking to The Sun, he said the Rolling Stones are in talks to perform at the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in London. In fact, he said “everybody wants to do it.”

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