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B.J. Thomas Diagnosed With Stage Four Lung Cancer
The "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" singer is receiving treatment in his home state of Texas.
Only One New Classic Rock Album Cracked the Top 200 Last Year
Just a single rock artist with fresh material made the year-end list.
Underrated Tom Petty: The Most Overlooked Song From Each Album
From deep cuts to hidden gems, we break down the late legend's best under-the-radar tracks.
The Case for All 16 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Candidates
They're all worthy, but in the end only a select few will make it in.
David Gilmour Dismisses Pink Floyd Reunion: ‘We Are Done’
"I absolutely don’t want to go back," says guitarist, nixing chance of any reunification.
5 Reasons Dionne Warwick Should Be in the Rock Hall of Fame
Responsible for countless chart-topping hits across several decades, it's time for the legendary singer to be inducted.
35 Years Ago: The Monkees Make a Comeback With a TV Marathon
Twenty years after its debut, the group got a fresh start.
Eagles’ ‘Hotel California': 15 Facts You Might Not Know
How much do you know about the classic song?
51 Songs Bryan Adams Wrote for Other Artists
One of Canada's most prolific composers has lent his songwriting talent to dozens of fellow musicians over the years.
Van Halen Wouldn’t Let Crystal Pepsi’s Super Bowl Ad Rip Them Off
Band members recall deal with Pepsi, who used their song "Right Now" for a Super Bowl commercial.
The Police Song Sting Literally Tried to Bury in the Garden
Guitarist Andy Summers wrote the award-winning "Behind My Camel," but the frontman wasn't a fan.
Steve Perry Says Journey Used to ‘Bump Heads Like Motherf—ers’
The former frontman says "there was never any 'Kumbaya'" behind the scenes.