Music

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Gene Simmons’ son following in dad’s rock footsteps

Nick Simmons, 25, is starting his own rock band.

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Chrissie Hynde calls today’s singers ‘porn stars’

The rocker says there's a difference between talent and "porn stars trying to make records."

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James Brown’s kids allege abuse, murder

Grisly new books detail Brown's reputation as an abusive husband and suggest the singer was murdered.

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Patti LaBelle takes stand in civil trial

The legendary singer took the stand in a civil trial and denied telling her bodyguard to attack a man.

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Motley Crue’s final gig to be at Whisky a Go Go

Vince Neil has let slip plans for the band's final shows, revealing they will return to the site of their first gigs.

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Cat Stevens announces new album, tour

Yusuf, who was Cat Stevens until he converted to Islam, has announced a tour that will take him to the U.S. for the first time since 1976.

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Whitney Houston’s first live album hits stores in November

"Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances" will be available as a CD and DVD package just in time for the holidays.

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KISS raises $1M for military museum

The rockers helped raise money for the renovation of a military museum in Oregon named after guitarist Tommy Thayer's father.

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Queen honors Freddie Mercury with new vodka

The Stoli-made limited edition vodka marks the 40th anniversary of the band's hit single, "Killer Queen."

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Poison planning 2015 tour

It appears the rockers are heading back out on the road.

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Conan O’Brien to honor late Beatle with ‘Harrison Week’

George Harrison's son Dhani will help honor his dad as part of "Harrison Week."

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Lost documentary on The Doors set for DVD release

The 1968 documentary, shot by the group's official photographer, will be released this fall.

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Gene Simmons launching music reality show

The new show will pit bands against each other with Simmons deciding their fates.

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Artist wants credit for Rolling Stones logo

Mick Jagger is believed to have dreamed up the symbol with an art student in the '70s, but an artist claims he is actually behind the design.

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Mick Jagger is a fossil – literally

Scientists have named a fossil found in the Egyptian desert after the Rolling Stones rocker.

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ZZ Top and Jeff Beck to resume tour next year

The rockers plan to reschedule their disastrous summer tour for early 2015.

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Producer profiled in ‘Jersey Boys’ dead at 82

Crewe helped write and produce hits for acts including The Four Seasons, Patti LaBelle, and Michael Jackson.

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Jackson family treasures up for auction

Personal possessions belonging to Michael Jackson and his family will go under the hammer later this month.

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Stevie Wonder to play entire ‘Key of Life’ album

The soul legend is hitting the road to perform his 1976 hit in its entirety.

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Keith Richards completes first solo album since ’92

The 70-year-old guitarist, who has only released two albums of solo material, reveals he has been quietly working on a follow-up to 1992's "Main Offender."

News

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California wildfires threaten thousands of homes

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Fire crews in the rugged Sierra Nevada region battled against a blaze that has displaced hundreds of residents.

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Nick Cannon’s $2M – yes, $2 million! – shoes

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The shoes hold more than 14,000 full-cut diamonds set in white gold with a weight of 340 carats.

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Joan Rivers leaves fortune to her dogs

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Oh, and some of it goes to her daughter too!

in National, World

ISIS planned beheading of random person in Australia

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Hundreds of police raided homes in a sweeping counter-terrorism operation after Australian officials uncovered a plot to behead a member of the public in Australia.

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House votes to arm Syrian rebels

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The U.S. House approved Obama's plan to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels in an effort to defeat Islamic State militants.