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Cheap Trick perform on stage at the Marshall Classic Rock Roll Honour-Show at The Roundhouse on Nov. 10, 2010

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees 2016: Cheap Trick, N.W.A., Chicago Lead 2016 Class

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has announced its inductees for 2016, its 31st class. Cheap Trick, N.W.A., Chicago, Deep Purple and Steve Miller made the cut this year.READ MORE

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Janet Jackson, The Cars, Cheap Trick Receive First Nominations for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees are always a controversial topic with so many varying opinions out there, and this year looks to be no exception. The nominees were announced Thursday and included first timers Janet Jackson, The Cars and Cheap Trick, as well as notable two time nominees Nine Inch Nails and The Smiths.READ MORE

Yes, that IS Bill Murray.

Bill Murray, David Bowie and The Clash Hit 'Rock The Kasbah' Trailer [WATCH]

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Bill Murray is hilarious so we're glad that the trailer for his new film features David Bowie, Deep Purple, The Clash, Elvis Presley and Guns N' Roses, so we can write about it for Music Times. OK, so there are mostly just references to the aforementioned bands, but we're still pretty stoked to check out 'Rock The Kasbah,' a film starring Murray alongside Zooey Deschanel, Bruce Willis, Kate Hudson and more.READ MORE

Bob Wills

Remembering Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys with No. 1 Hits

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Few modern country music fans remember the genre of country-western, and few are still familiar with the work of Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys. Wills, the "King of Western Swing," died 40 years ago on May 13, and Music Times is hoping to maintain his legacy by listing his six no. 1 singles from the US Country Charts for your consideration, including the 'New Spanish Two Step,' 'Sugar Moon' and more.READ MORE

Ice Cube in Supafest's happier times.

Australian Music Festival Fails: 5 Events Suffering Bad Luck and Bad Organization in Memory of Sunbury

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Australia is one of the toughest places to stage a music festival due to its relative isolation from the rest of the world. There's plenty of fans to provide funding for a limited number of events but it's still tough to draw (and pay) huge acts for traveling so far for what's most likely to be just on appearance (versus a longer tour scenario, where headliners such as Katy Perry can make oodles of cash). Here are five festivals that have undergone downsizing down under recently.READ MORE

Jack Black

Andrew Lloyd Webber Bringing Jack Black's 'School of Rock' to the Stage, Musical Will Premiere in 2015

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Richard Linklater's School of Rock, a 2003 film about a wanna-be rocker who recruits some private school kids for a band, is being transformed into a stage production. The Jack Black movie will be adapted into a musical with the help of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Glenn Slater and Downton Abbey's Julian Fellowes. According to 'The Hollywood Reporter,' School of Rock - The Musical will premiere in 2015READ MORE

Ian Gillan

Ian Gillan of Deep Purple Goes On Epic Rant Against Music Business: 'You Don't Even Have to Play An Instrument'

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Sure, Gene Simmons and his aging cronies have been making countless headlines while dissing the new generation of music. But Deep Purple vocalist Ian Gillan recently topped all of that with a straight-up rant.READ MORE

Deep Purple

Orchestras Plus Heavy Metal: Celebrating Symphonic Performances with Deep Purple, Metallica, Scorpions and More

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Deep Purple somewhat summarized what heavy metal was with its 1969 album 'Concerto for Group and Orchestra,' not in music but in attitude. All of the costumes, all of the hair products, all of the huge guitar solos...go big or go home. Sometimes that meant playing with a whole dang orchestra, even if your lyrics about women and booze don't make sense with it.READ MORE

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10 Artists Whose Most Famous Song Isn't Their Best: Radiohead, Nirvana, and more

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Success in the music business is unpredictable. Some untalented artists inexplicably stay at the top of the charts, just like some songs inexplicably become an artist's signature, even though they have more qualified songs for the position. Here are ten artists whose most famous song isn't their best.READ MORE

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