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Bruce Springsteen’s Guitarist Niles Lofgren Has Stolen Guitars Returned Thanks to a Good Samaritan

A trip to Dallas last week took an unfortunate turn for longtime E Street Band Guitarist, Nils Lofgren. Sometime between Thursday afternoon and Friday morning someone broke into his van and absconded with four guitars and a harp as well as a much loved tool box belonging to Lofgren’s tech. Lofgren...
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CDJ Today: April 2 in Classic Rock

April 2, 1969 – Bruce Springsteen‘s new group Child makes their live debut at the Pandemonium Club in Wanamassa, New Jersey. April 2, 1967 – A Rolling Stones concert in Vienna, Austria is disrupted when a smoke bomb lands on stage. The incident leads to a riot with over 150 arrests. April 2, 1999...
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CDJ Today: April 1 in Classic Rock

April 1, 1985 – David Lee Roth officially leaves Van Halen to start a solo career. Roth later reconsiders and joins Van Halen briefly in 1996 and in 2000, before re-joining permanently in 2006. April 1, 2008 – Scott Weiland officially leaves Velvet Revolver. April 1, 1970 – The Woodstock movie...
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CDJ Today: March 31 in Classic Rock

March 31, 2015 – Van Halen releases their first-ever live album to feature original singer David Lee Roth. Recorded on June 21, 2013 at the famed Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan, TOKYO DOME LIVE IN CONCERT includes 23 songs, spanning all seven of the band’s albums with Roth. March 31, 1992 – Def Leppard...
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Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider Will Return to Broadway as ROCKTOPIA’s Guest Vocalist

The producers of the Broadway concert ROCKTOPIA have announced that rock icon Dee Snider – lead singer of the multi-platinum band Twisted Sister – will make his return to Broadway as the show’s special guest vocalist for the fourth week of its limited engagement, April 9th – 15th. ROCKTOPIA is a...
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Ringo Announces All Starr Band Tour Dates

The recently knighted Ringo Starr has just announced the North American dates for his upcoming All Starr Band tour. The group will be hitting the road on June 2nd for a show in Atlantic City, NJ before heading off to Europe for the remainder of June and July. They will then be returning to the …...
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CDJ Today: March 30 in Classic Rock

March 30, 2012 – Jerry Lee Lewis marries for the 7th time. The lucky lady is Judith Brown, an ex-wife of a cousin and Jerry’s caregiver. She is also the aunt of Myra Gale Brown, who married Lewis when she was just 13. March 30, 1974 – The Ramones make their live debut at Performance Studio in New...
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Micheal Des Barres Releases Raucous Cover of Bob Dylan’s “You Gotta Serve Somebody”

Earlier this week, Michael Des Barres released the music video for his controversial cover of Bob Dylan’s “You Gotta Serve Somebody.” The raucous new version of the song was released through Steven Van Zandt’s Wicked Cool Records on January 19th as the B side to Des Barres politically charged...
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CDJ Today: March 29 in Classic Rock

March 29, 1975 – Led Zeppelin becomes the first band in history to have six albums on the Billboard chart at once: Physical Graffiti (#1), Led Zeppelin IV, House of the Holy, Led Zeppelin II, Led Zeppelin and Led Zeppelin III. March 29, 1979 – Supertramp release their sixth album Breakfast in...
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YES Announce ’50 Years of Yes’ Tour Details

YES (L-R): Geoff Downes, Steve Howe, Alan White, Jon Davison, Billy Sherwood Photo Credit: Glenn Gottlieb Prog rock pioneers YES, have just announced the dates and details for their 50th Anniversary North American tour titled #YES50: Celebrating 50 Years of YES. The 30-plus date tour will kick-off...
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