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Sammy Hagar’s Restaurant Closes After Owner Disappears

Sammy Hagar's Rockin' Island Restaurant is one of the bright spots in downtown Roseville, Calif., with a consistent crowd and solidly booked shows that have helped revitalize the city's business district. So why did it close without warning?

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Searchers Drummer Billy Adamson Dies

Billy Adamson, a prolific session drummer whose career highlights included a nearly 30-year stint with the Searchers, has passed away.

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Kate Upton is Being Courted for the ‘Entourage’ Movie

Though the film struggled to get the cast signed on, it looks like the 'Entourage' movie is heading forward with everyone in tow, and now the film is looking to cast its leading lady. Word is that model/actress Kate Upton is up for the part.

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Robert Plant Debuts New Web Series

As part of his ongoing musical adventures, Robert Plant traveled to Mali in 2003 to perform at the Festival in the Desert. His time there was filmed for a documentary called 'Zirka.' You can watch the first episode in the eight-part web series above.

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44 Years Ago: Jim Morrison Arrested in Arizona

There's no denying that Doors singer Jim Morrison was one of the most charismatic front men of his generation. Unfortunately he was one of the most troubled, too. The singer had a terrible alcohol problem that played a big role in his repeated arrests, including one on Nov. 11, 1969 in Arizona that resulted from Morrison and a friend drunkenly heckling a flight crew on a commercial airliner.

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Rare Eddie Van Halen Guitar Up For Auction [VIDEO]

Next month California auction house Profiles In History will include a rare Eddie Van Halen guitar.  The battle ax is Eddie's 1982 Kramer Frankenstrat.  There were only eight of the handmade guitars built.  The guitar is not unique only because of the limited number in existent but due to its use on the "1984" album and during the Van Halen tour 1982-1984.

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Vivian Campbell’s Cancer Is ‘Officially in Remission’

Here's your dose of fist-pumping, stand-up-and-cheer rock 'n' roll news for the day: Vivian Campbell's struggle with cancer looks like it's turned a crucial corner.

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Lou Reed Willed His Estate to His Wife and Sister

Lou Reed is gone, but his legacy lives on -- and the wealth his music generated during his lifetime will now be used to care for the loved ones he left behind.

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Ace Frehley Fires Back at Gene Simmons

Ace Frehley said he's come to expect blindside insults from Gene Simmons. So he wasn't totally surprised by the recent spate of comments made by his former Kiss bandmate, who Frehley said "has no friends -- he's not respected by his peers."

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Laurie Anderson Pens Obituary for Lou Reed

The sad news of Lou Reed's passing has prompted dozens of tributes and remembrances, but it's hard to imagine his death affecting anyone as deeply as his wife, Laurie Anderson.

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.38 Special’s Danny Chauncey Talks Music, ‘Live from Texas’ + More [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

.38 Special will be at Diamond Jacks Casino in Bossier City, La., on Nov. 8.  I had the opportunity to visit with 26-year band member Danny Chauncey on the phone. Danny went to school with two other great guitar players. He also tells an interesting story about how they wound up with the album, "Live From Texas." Listen to the full Interview!

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Sammy Hagar
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Sammy Hagar Launches New Line of Coffee-Flavored Tequila

Sammy Hagar’s liquor empire continues to grow. The Red Rocker has announced the latest in his Cabo Wabo line of tequilas, a mixture of coffee and tequila called Cabo Diablo.

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