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vanmorrison-070116.jpg Van Morrison has shared his video for his current single "Transformation." The track is pulled from his newest release Roll With the Punches, which is set to drop on September 22. It's the legend's 37th studio offering and he opened up about the effort earlier this year.

VinnieVincent-081617.jpg Former KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent has reportedly signed on to make an appearance at the upcoming Atlanta KISS Expo. The event will take place in Atlanta between January 19 and 20. Thus far, Vincent has not commented on the event, but they have said fans can expect a statement by September 1. Ticket packages start at $45 for silver and rising to $75 for pink.

StephenStills-062117.jpg Stephen Stills and Judy Collins have released a new track, "Judy," which will appear on their upcoming new duets album Everybody Knows. "Judy" was originally released in demo form on Stills' Just Roll Tape collection. Everybody Knows also includes a variety of covers from each of their material.

Gregg-Allman-110510.jpg A series of farewell concerts for Gregg Allman have been planned for next month. The shows will come around the release date of his forthcoming posthumous release Southern Blood, which will come out on September 8.

eaglesBestofmyLove-081016.jpg The Eagles have announced plans for a full tour this fall. The announcement comes on the heels of their performances at the Classic East and Classic West festivals this summer and will mark their first tour without the recently deceased Glenn Frey. The shows will feature Vince Gill standing in for Frey and will include shows on October 17 at the Greensboro Coliseum.

TheWho-070916.jpg The Who capped off this year's annual Outside Lands Music Festival. The event saw the rock legends play to 80,000 fans who were also treated to Lorde's headlining performance earlier in the evening. Despite a younger crowd largely unfamiliar with their work, the band rolled out a veteran performance packed with hits, according to usatoday.com.

david-bowie-060816.jpg David Bowie's short-lived character on Twin Peaks made a second appearance on the show earlier this week. The Thin White Duke's character, FBI agent Philip Jeffries, first appeared in 1992's Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me. Footage in the new reboot was sourced from Bowie's original appearance on the show and added into the new season digitally.

jethro-tull-021315.jpg Jethro Tull have confirmed plans for a 50th anniversary tour in the UK. The band's frontman Ian Anderson broke news of the plans in an official statement and said he's thrilled to head out on the special run.

alicecooper-061316.jpg Alice Cooper kicked off his headlining tour with Deep Purple in the Chelsea, the concert venue located inside the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Cooper delivered 15 songs, according to Ultimate Classic Rock, giving guitarist Nita Strauss the spotlight all to herself midway through the set.

imge2-101016.jpg Foreigner was joined on stage by Kid Rock during the band's recent appearance in Detroit. The appearance was Rock's first public offering in the Detroit in roughly two years and marks his first live show in the area since expressing interest in a Senate seat from Michigan.

RogerWaters-051917.jpg Rogers Waters has slammed Radiohead for ending their A Moon Shaped Pool Tour in Tel Aviv, Israel, calling it "a message of support for the Israeli government's policies."

Georgethorogood-020117.jpg George Thorogood's latest album Party Of Me, his first ever blues release, is something he has been planning for a long time. "We had been planning it for a long time," he tells Ultimate Classic Rock. "I was all ready to do it then back in '73, but I wasn't with a record label."

ringo-starr-061016.jpg Ringo Starr has opened up about his recent collaboration with Paul McCartney on his new album. The pair connected in the studio for a track in which Macca played bass and sang and it will appear on Starr's forthcoming new release Give More Love.

img2-110513.jpg Patti Smith will be amongst the headlining performers at the upcoming Pathways to Paris charity concert in New York. The event is scheduled to take place on November 5 at Carnegie Hall and will take place on the same night as the UN Climate Change conference in Bonn, Germany.

deep-purple-113016.jpg Steve Morse says that he would like to perform with Ritchie Blackmore, the man he replaced in Deep Purple, one more time. "Well, he's one of the founding members of Deep Purple," Morse told Rolling Stone. "Fans would love it. It would be nice, I think, to see closure with everybody involved, and the bad feelings put aside."

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