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Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam performs at the 2015 Global Citizen Festival in Central Park on September 26, 2015 in New York City

Tupac, Pearl Jam, Yes, ELO Lead 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class

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Nominees like Depeche Mode, Janet Jackson, Kraftwerk, Jane's Addiction and The Zombies will have to wait.READ MORE

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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

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Yes Honor Chris Squire During First Concert Since His Death

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Last night at the Grand Theater at the Foxwoods Casino, Yes regrouped and returned to the stage with a tribute to their recently deceased bassist and constant band mate, Chris Squire. The first post-Chris Squire concert began with all the lights shut off except for one beaming spotlight on a white Rickenbacker bass where the musician once stood--an instrument that screams Squire.READ MORE

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Rick Wakeman and Jon Anderson Remember Yes Bassist Chris Squire

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Losing his fight to a rare breed of Leukemia, Yes bassist and co-founder of the legendary progressive rock band, Chris Squire, passed away on June 27. Former bandmates, keyboardist Rick Wakeman and singer Jon Anderson, who founded the band alongside Squire in 1968, penned tributes to their deceased bandmate- the only member to appear on every Yes album.READ MORE

Chris Squire and his iconic Rickenbacker bass.

5 Great Chris Squire Bass Songs in Memory of The Legendary Yes-Man

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Today is a sad one for fans of classic rock, progressive rock, and the bass guitar in general: Chris Squire was one of the most deft and appreciated players of four string to emerge from the first generation of prog rock bands, and played in every one of Yes's concerts for more than 45 years. He'll miss his first show with the band on August 7 when Yes opens a tour with Toto: Unfortunately, Squire succumbed to leukemia this weekend, shortly after he had announced his first hiatus from group. Yes has long shuffled members but Squire would end up being the one constant, and now the group will have to look deep at itself before it continues touring post-2015. For just a brief overview of Squire's best bass parts, check out the five tracks below from bios massive discography.READ MORE

Chris Squire and his iconic Rickenbacker bass.

Legendary Yes Bassist Chris Squire Dead at Age 67; Sound Helped Define Prog

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Chris Squire, the legendary bassist and cofounder of Yes, has died at the age of 67. He announced a hiatus from the band during May as a result of recently-diagnosed acute erythroid leukemia. The band is scheduled to begin a new tour on August 7 with Toto, and it will mark the first performance in the group's 46-year history at which Squire will not appear.READ MORE

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Toto and Yes Touring Together; Original Bassist David Hungate Back Following Death of Mike Porcaro

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Eighties icons Toto are taking to the road with another group of classic rockers, Yes, as part of a duel tour across the United States.READ MORE

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Johnny Ramone's Red Mosrite Guitar Sells for $71K at Auction, Axe Linked to the Ramones TV Appearances in the 1980s

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There's still plenty of love for the iconic punk band the Ramones in today's day and age. One fan recently purchased Johnny Ramone's signature Mosrite guitar at auction for $71,825. The rare rock 'n' roll artifact was signed by the guitarist as well. Johnny owned nine other Mosrite axes.READ MORE

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Dez Bryant, Lemmy Kilmister and David Lee Roth: Bad Decisions Made by NFL Referees and Bands

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The sports world is in shock at the reversal of Dez Bryant's crucial grab during the Green Bay/Dallas playoff game on Sunday night, a call that very well may have taken a win from the Cowboys and handed it to the Packers. NFL Referees aren't the only ones who make bad calls. Check out these five bands who fired key members and paid for it.READ MORE

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6 Biggest Drops in Quality Between Albums: Bob Dylan, Prince and More

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Following up a great album is always a daunting task for a musician, and though plenty of artists managed to do this successfully, (Radiohead's Kid A, Public Enemy's Fear of a Black Planet), many others have fallen completely short. Here are six of the biggest drops in quality between albums.READ MORE

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8 Great Winter Songs (That Aren't About Christmas): Kate Bush, Arcade Fire, Modest Mouse, And More

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It's the middle of December, which means you're probably sick of all the non-stop Christmas music you've been forced to hear for the past few weeks. If you want to take a break from the holiday tunes, but still enjoy their wintery spirit, try checking out these eight songs instead. Happy winter solstice!READ MORE

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5 Best Songs from Genesis's 'The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway'

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Today, Nov. 18, marks the 40th anniversary of Genesis's landmark concept album "The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway," which was their last with original lead vocalist Peter Gabriel. Across 23 tracks over 94 minutes, the album tells the bizarre story of a Puerto Rican teenager named Rael who goes on a surreal journey through New York City to rescue his brother John. To celebrate this masterwork of progressive rock, here are the album's five best songs.READ MORE

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8 Studio Albums That Feature A Live Track: Neil Young, Johnny Cash, And More

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One of the primary objectives for a record producer is to make sure all of the songs on an album sound sonically consistent, but some artists choose to do away with this consistency by incorporating a live recording into the otherwise studio recorded album. Here are eight studio albums that feature a live track.READ MORE

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11 Great Albums That Open With Their Longest Song: Black Sabbath, David Bowie, And More

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When an artist writes a lengthy song for an album, they usually place it towards the end of the album, long after the listener has already settled in. However, these artists chose to place their album's longest song not only close to the beginning, but as the album's opener.READ MORE

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7 Great Albums with Just 3 Tracks (Or Less): Frank Zappa, Miles Davis

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Most of the albums we listen to usually have between 10 and 15 traditionally structured songs, clocking in between 30 and 60 minutes. However, there are plenty of progressively minded artists who dispense with traditional structures and release full-length albums with only a few tracks. Here are seven great albums with just three tracks (or less).READ MORE

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