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Statement Confirms Tom Petty Died of Accidental Drug Overdose

A statement posted Friday on the official Facebook page of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers by Petty’s widow Dana and daughter Adria confirms that Tom Petty died of an accidental drug overdose. The statement comes more than 3 months after Petty’s sudden death. “Our family sat together this morning...
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Bon Jovi Announces 2018 North American Tour Dates

Bon Jovi have announced the spring leg of their This House Is Not For Sale Tour. The run will kick off in Denver, Co on March 14 and conclude May 14 at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC. The band will also celebrate their return to the road with the re-release of This House Is … Continue reading...
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CDJ Today: January 18 in Classic Rock

January 18, 1991 – The second Rock in Rio festival kicks off the first of ten days in Rio de Janeiro. Artists include Santana, Guns N’ Roses, INXS, Billy Idol, Judas Priest, Faith No More, Queensrÿche and Sepultura. January 18, 1991 – Three fans are crushed to death at an AC/DC concert in Salt Lake...
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CDJ Today: January 17 in Classic Rock

January 17, 1990 – The Fifth Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies are held in New York City. Inductees include The Kinks (inducted by Graham Nash), Simon & Garfunkel (inducted by James Taylor), and The Who (inducted by U2). January 17, 1996 – The 11th Annual Rock and Roll Hall...
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CDJ Today: January 16 in Classic Rock

January 16, 1978 – Sid Vicious of the Sex Pistols falls through a glass door at a San Francisco hotel while overdosing , and is rushed to a hospital. Days later, the group disbands. January 16, 1985 – It’s day #6 of the first Rock in Rio festival held in Rio de Janeiro. The ten day festival...
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Dolores O’Riordan of the Cranberries Dies at 46

Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer of the Cranberries, has died at the age of 46. The news was confirmed Monday in a statement by her publicist. “Family members are devastated to hear the breaking news and have requested privacy at this very difficult time,” reads the statement, which described O’...
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CDJ Today: January 15 in Classic Rock

January 15, 1977 – David Bowie releases Low. Co-produced with Tony Visconti, it’s the first of three albums produced with the help of Brian Eno. January 15, 2010 -Jimmy Page is awarded the first ever Pathways to Peace Award by the United Nations. “Although this award has my name on it, this is a...
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CDJ Today: January 14 in Classic Rock

January 14, 1965 – David Bowie releases his first single in the U.S., “Can’t Help Thinking About Me.” This was the first single released after he changed his name from David (also Davie) Jones to David Bowie. January 14, 1967 – The first “Human Be-In” takes place at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park...
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New Song—Fun Video!

Happy New Year everyone! I put together a blues jam session a couple years ago just to try and up my game as a guitar player. That session organically turned into a pretty hot blues band, which is now called Blues Next. I wrote a rockin’ blues song about how the world didn’t turn out … Continue...
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Glass Tiger Announces New Album of “Re-imagined” Hits

Canadian 80’s hit-makers Glass Tiger have announced the release of a new studio album celebrating the band’s 3 plus decade-long career. The release, aptly titled 31, was recorded last year – 31 years after the release of their debut album The Thin Red Line. The 1986 release spawned the #2 hit “Don’...
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