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David Lee Roth Opens Up About His Love Life

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Flamboyant Van Halen front man David Lee Roth has a longstanding reputation as a ladies' man, but in a new interview he reveals that he's currently in a serious relationship — though he stops short of saying he's going to settle down behind a white picket fence.

"I live in Tokyo and hang out with a girl half my age and it's no longer a legal issue," the 57-year-old entertainer tells...

Illustrated History of Rush to be Released

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As one of the most successful and influential bands of the last 40 years, Rush's music and lyrics have long been the subject of literary scrutity. Now, a new book takes a further look at why they have been so important.

'Rush: The Illustrated History,' which will be released on May 15 on Voyageur Press, chronologically details the band's rise from its beginnings in Toronto up the...

Sammy Hagar would Love to Hang Out with Eddie Van Halen Again

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The relationship between Sammy Hagar and Van Halen has been strained, to say the least, for quite a number of years now. However, in a new interview, the singer and alcohol magnate says that he'd love to try to patch things up with Eddie Van Halen.

Hagar was asked by Vegas Rocks! (via Blabbermouth), what he would say to the guitar legend if he had the opportunity. Without much...

Journey Guitarist Neil Schon Wins Apology from Britain's 'Daily Mail'

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Journey guitarist Neal Schon and his fiancee have won an apology from British newspaper the Daily Mail for an erroneous story they recently reported, claiming the musician had left his ex-wife and daughters impoverished while lavishing expensive gifts on his fiancee, former 'Real Housewives of D.C.' star Michaele Salahi.

The paper posted the apology to its website on April 4, marking...

Ozzy Osbourne Says New Black Sabbath Album is 'Mindblowing'

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Ozzy Osbourne is hailing the forthcoming Black Sabbath reunion project as a return to form for the band, which hadn't produced a studio effort with him since 1978. "The album is mindblowing, (that's) how good it is," Osbourne tells Australian radio station Triple M, via Blabbermouth. "I'm so over the moon about the way the album turned out."

Osbourne admits that their late-1970s studio...

Kip Winger Joins the Alan Parsons Live Project

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Alan Parsons fans who show up for his Live Project's European tour this summer will hear a familiar voice joining the band.

For at least the second time since 2005, Kip Winger will be part of the Live Project's touring lineup, keeping busy between solo and Winger commitments by performing with Parsons during a handful of Italian and German dates, listed below.

Though he's known...

Richie Sambora's Bon Jovi Tour Exit: 'A Classic Jagger/Richards Blowup?'

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A fair number of Bon Jovi fans feared that Richie Sambora's recently announced absence from the upcoming leg of the band's current tour might indicate a reprise of Sambora's struggles with substance abuse, but it sounds like the only substance involved is cash.

TMZ reports that Sambora's departure from the tour is actually the result of a long-brewing feud between the guitarist and...

KISS Announce 2013 Canada Tour

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Kiss have been called many things throughout their storied career, positive and negative. But even their biggest detractors could never call them lazy. The band has booked a summer tour of Canada.

Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles is reporting that Kiss will spend a month in Canada, playing not just its biggest cities, but also smaller towns, some of which they have never played...

Lynch Mob Film Unplugged Performance (Exclusive Video)

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Lynch Mob have posted video footage of their live unplugged performance from from SugarHill Recording Studios. The half-hour show includes an unplugged performance by the band in SugarHilla's historic "Studio A" as well as an in-depth interview with hosts Dan Workman and Gina Miller.

Legendary Dokken guitarist George Lynch, vocalist Oni Logan, bassist Robbie Crane and drummer Brian...

Richie Sambora to Miss Bon Jovi Shows Due to 'Personal Issues'

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In news that hopefully isn't as troubling as it seems, Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora will miss the next leg of Bon Jovi's touring commitments due to what the band is describing as "personal issues."

The group broke the news in a tersely worded statement on its website, stressing that "All shows will go on as scheduled." The post didn't specify what the band is defining as the...

Eddie Van Halen Comments on His Collaboration with LL Cool J

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The news that hard rock guitar virtuoso Eddie Van Halen was collaborating with rapper LL Cool J admittedly left some fans scratching their heads. But now the genre-crossing rocker is speaking out about the two new tracks, calling the experience "a breath of fresh air."

The guitarist raised the eyebrows of many longtime Van Halen fans by tweeting a photo of himself seated at the board...

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