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Robin Zander of Cheap Trick

LISTEN: Cheap Trick Releases Rousing New Song ‘The Summer Looks Good On You’

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Cheap Trick just dropped its first single off its 20th LP called 'The Summer Looks Good On You.' The album will be released sometime this year.READ MORE

Chris Stapleton

Chris Stapleton on Performing for the Troops on the 4th of July in Interview

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This past 4th of July weekend, Chris Stapleton performed a concert put on by Budweiser for the troops at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. Stapleton served as the headliner for a bill that additionally included Cheap Trick and Natalie Stovall and The Drive. In a new interview, Stapleton described both the experience and what he gained from it.READ MORE

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2016 Rock Hall Inductees Cheap Trick Release Power Ballad 'No Direction Home' [LISTEN]

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Rock legends Cheap Trick, who were recently nominated as inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2016, have released a brand new power ballad titled "No Direction Home" for free download.READ MORE

Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick performs onstage at One More For The Fans! - Celebrating the Songs & Music of Lynyrd Skynyrd at The Fox Theatre

Cheap Trick Talks Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame Induction in New Interview

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Cheap Trick has been primed for the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame and Museum since 2002, but wasn't nominated until this year's ballot. The initial group, guitarist Rick Nielson, frontman Robin Zander, bassist Tom Peterson and drummer Bun E. Carlos are due to be inducted into the hall of fame in Brooklyn. The ceremony may very well be the first time that Carlos has been seen with the band in five years. In a strange twist, Carlos is still counted as a member of Cheap Trick but no longer performs with them, as Nielson's son Daxx replaced him in 2010. In a new interview, Cheap Trick talks about the band's induction into the hall of fame.READ MORE

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

Lynyrd Skynyrd

Lynyrd Skynyrd Tour: Gary Rossington & Johnny Van Zant Rock! Tickets On Sale

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Rock legends, Lynyrd Skynyrd, have toured heavily for the past five months, playing dates throughout Canada, the UK and the U.S, and their current string of dates will wrap up for the band on September 4 on the Alton riverfront according to The Teelgraph. The band is slotted to play noteworthy dates in August, including a stop at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Bethel, New York. Tickets for the band's remaining summer shows are on sale averaging just over $100. The current lineup features original band member Gary Rossington, joined by Johnny Van Zant, Rickey Medlocke, Mark "Sparky" Matejka, Michael Cartellone, Johnny Colt, Peter Keys, Dale Krantz Rossington and Carol Chase.READ MORE

Bruce Springsteen

8 Songs More Popular Live: Bruce Springsteen, U2, Bob Marley and More

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Bob Marley and The Wailers played a concert at Lyceum Theater on this date 40 years ago, which included the iconic version of the song "No Woman No Cry" that more fans are now familiar with, thanks to its inclusion on 'Legend.' The song had appeared on the equally iconic album 'Natty Dread' during 1974, but its inclusion ten years later on the posthumous compilation propelled it to new heights, earning a ranking as the no. 37 song of all time by Rolling Stone. It's not the only song that has gathered even more fame as a live cut. Here are seven other iconic numbers that still receive more play in their live forms, from Bruce Springsteen, U2, Eric Clapton and more.READ MORE

Lynyrd Skynyrd & co. perform at One More for the Fans on Nov. 12, 2014

'Lynyrd Skynyrd - One More for the Fans' Concert at Fox Theatre to Get Live CD, DVD Release

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Lynyrd Skynyrd has almost been rocking on for 50 years, and now, the band's legacy will be celebrated by a tribute CD and DVD. Today (March 31), the Loud & Proud Records and Blackbird Presents announced that the November 2014 tribute concert One More for the Fans featuring classic rock covers from Alabama, Cheap Trick, Jason Isbell, O.A.R., Trace Adkins and more will be getting an official release.READ MORE

Rick Nielsen and one of his more narcissistic guitars.

Cheap Trick Guitarist Rick Nielsen Auctioning Off Portion of His Eccentric Axe Collection (Not the 5-Necked One)

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Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen is one of the music world's biggest collectors of guitars (those of both legendary performance and eccentric appearance) and now you too can own part of his collection: He'll be selling a portion of collection off through Reverb, a reseller of musical gear.READ MORE


KISS Will Play 'Alive!' in Its Entirety During 2015's KISS Kruise, Live Album Includes 'Strutter' and 'Rock and Roll All Nite'

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Passengers aboard the KISS Kruise this summer are in for a rock 'n' roll treat. The band recently announced that it will play its 1975 live classic "Alive!" in its entirety. The album helped propel the group into stardom and is a tribute to the fifth member of the band, the live show. The party leaves the Miami port Oct. 30 next year and arrives in Jamaica Nov. 3.READ MORE

Dave Grohl

Foo Fighters Celebrate Halloween in Nashville with KISS Makeup [SETLIST]

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Last night at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium, the Foo Fighters celebrated Halloween in KISS makeup and played an astounding 26-song set featuring old, new and cover tracks.READ MORE

Al Green

Food "Incidents" and Music: Al Green, Led Zeppelin, Guns N' Roses and More

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Today marks the 40th anniversary of Al Green's "The Grits Incident." Check out a few more food-based "incidents" in the careers of major bands.READ MORE

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WATCH: Foo Fighters, Rick Nielsen Perform Cheap Trick's "Stiff Competition" on 'Letterman' Following "Something from Nothing" Debut

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Yesterday (Oct. 16), Foo Fighters finally debuted the long-awaited lead single from its eighth studio album Sonic Highways "Something From Nothing" featuring the famed (and underrated) Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen. In a continuing weeklong musical residency on The Late Show with David Letterman, the band and Nielsen ushered in the new single with a performance - of Cheap Trick's "Stiff Competition."READ MORE

'Cheap Trick at Budokan' by Cheap Trick

Ranking Albums Recorded at Nippon Budokan, from Bob Dylan to Cheap Trick, Blur, Ozzy Osbourne and More

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Music Times looks at six albums from huge performers that have recorded live records at the historic Tokyo music venue.READ MORE

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