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stewart

2016 - Buckingham Palace, Rod Stewart was knighted on October 11. He became Sir Roderick David Stewart with his family in attendance.

who

2016 - The Who at Desert Trip Music Festival, Coachella, California. Also performing over two weekends were the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Neil Young and Roger Waters. The average age of the performers was 72.

stones

2016 - The Rolling Stones at Desert Trip for two weekends in October also announced their forthcoming 23rd studio album of blues tunes, "Blue and Lonesome" due out December 2nd.

plant

2016 - Robert Plant will perform seven charity concerts in the US in 2017 to support educational programs for displaced people in 45 countried worldwide.

bolan

2016 - A 40th anniversary commemoration of the death of Marc Bolan (T-Rex) will be held in London next year September 15, 2017.

ritchieb

2016 - Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow to release "Memories in Rock: Live in Germany" will feature a dozen Rainbow and Deep Purple tracks. Due out November 18.

 

bowie

2016 - David Bowie, born David Robert Jones, passed away from pancreatic cancer that spread to his liver, on January 10. He was a musical innovator bringing visual presentation to the musical stage. He knew of his terminal illness for a year and worked hard to finish his last album "Blackstar" which was released two day before his death.

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heep

2014 - Uriah Heep alive and well touring

frampton

2014 - Peter Frampton selling out concerts like this recent Tucson Arizona event.

kiss

2014 - KISS hit the road with Def Leopard on their "2014 Heroes" tour.

leopard

2014 - Def Leopard announcing their tour with KISS

oyster

2014 - Blue Oyster Cult on tour this year

diddley

2014 - Bo Diddley on his Harley Topper in the 1960's. Now in his 80's Diddley recently performed in concert in Tucson Arizona.

seger

2014 - Bob Seger touring with his "Ride Out Tour" with dates into next year

earring

2014 - On tour in Europe is Golden Earring

jett

2013 - Joan Jett at the House of Blues in Los Angeles

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hagar

2013 - Sammy Hagar in Los Angeles this year

naked&famous

2013 - New Zealand's Naked and Famous rocked the Wiltern in Los Angeles

currie

2013 - On tour this year is Cherie Currie (Runaways) here reunited with Lita Ford at the Los Angeles Troubador.

reed

2013 - Lou Reed 71, cancelled several shows due to ill health.He then had a liver transplant in May. His wife Laurie Andersen said he was doing fine and recouperating.

paramore

2013 - Paramore live at Radio 98.7fm Los Angeles

ozzie

2013 - Ozzie and Black Sabbath debut a new song "End of the beginning" on CSI TV show



deftones

2013 - Deftones front man Chino Moreno at James Live, St. Petersburg Florida



cheaptrick

2013 - Cheap Trick performing at their 35th anniversary of their Budokan Japan concert at the El Rey Theater Los Angeles

capcities
2013 - Capital Cities performing their hit "Safe and Sound" at Red Bull Sound Space at KROQ Los Angeles.

aerosmith

2013 - Aerosmith cancelled a sold out concert in Jakarta Indonesia due to security threats.

circus

Circus Magazine cover February 1970



















 



 

 



































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