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Laurie Anderson and Lou Reed
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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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Actor Richard Dreyfuss Turns 66 This Week [VIDEO]

I really like actor Richard Dreyfuss (American Graffiti, Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Mr. Holland's Opus) who turns 66 this week.  To me, he seems to be one of those guys who doesn't really have to act.  He seems to just be whomever his character is and that's cool. Check out this montage of Richard Dreyfus's movie laughs!

 

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Lou Reed’s Cause of Death Confirmed

There is now a confirmation of the cause of Lou Reed’s death. It has been revealed that the Velvet Underground and solo star died at his home on Long Island yesterday (Oct. 27) of an ailment that stemmed from his recent liver transplant.

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David Bowie and Lou Reed
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Lou Reed Remembered by David Bowie and Former Velvet Underground Bandmate John Cale

Few musicians were more closely associated with Lou Reed than David Bowie and John Cale. Both artists released statements yesterday (Oct. 27) upon hearing of Reed’s death.

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Legendary Guitarist Lou Reed Dead at 71

Lou Reed, a highly influential songwriter and guitarist most known for his work with The Velvet Underground and a strong solo career, died Sunday at the age of 71, according to a report from Rolling Stone.

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Rod Stewart
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Rod Stewart Will Retire When He’s 93

At 68, Rod Stewart has, like most people his age, reached the time in his life when he has started to think about calling it a day and relaxing after a lifetime of hard work. But in a new interview, he says that day won’t arrive for another 25 years.

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Steve Vai Talks Guitar Shreddin’, Led Zeppelin, Beekeeping + More [INTERVIEW]

I had the pleasure of speaking with Steve Vai on the phone a few weeks ago. You may have heard some of the interview on Classic Rock 96-1. However, that was a small part of the conversation. Here it is in it's entirety.

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The New ‘Q’ In ‘James Bond’ Movies Will Star as Freddie Mercury In Upcoming Queen Biopic [VIDEO]

 33-year-old British actor Ben Whishaw will play late Queen front man Freddy Mercury in an upcoming biopic. Previously, Sacha Baron Cohen had been picked but dropped out citing, citing creative differences.

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Steven Tyler
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Steven Tyler to Judge Miss Universe 2013 Pageant

On Nov. 9, 90 women from all over the world will compete for the title of Miss Universe 2013 in Moscow. The pageant will have a decidedly rock edge to it, as Steven Tyler will be one of the judges.

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Tommy Lee
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Tommy Lee Permanently Banned From Coachella

Ever wondered what it might be like to drive around shooting the breeze with Motley Crue's Tommy Lee? Thanks to the latest episode of 'Coffee Run,' now you can find out.

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