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John Lydon, Nora Forster

John Lydon Reveals Devastating Neurological Disorder of Wife; Confirms Alzheimer's Diagnosis

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Former Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon disclosed the devastating neurological disorder diagnosis his wife, Nora Foster, received.READ MORE

Nikki Sixx

Nikki Sixx Would Decline Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction If Mötley Crüe Ever Gets a Nod

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Mötley Crüe is one of the many hard rock acts to be passed over for inclusion in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in recent years. Along with acts like Deep Purple, Iron Maiden and Slayer, Mötley Crüe, which has been eligible since 2006, have yet to receive the honor. Bassist Nikki Sixx is so tired of waiting that if they do get the nod, he probably won't accept it.READ MORE

John Lydon

Sex Pistols' John Lydon: Simon Cowell is 'Our Worst Enemy' and Band Aid is 'Open to Corruption'

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Sex Pistols frontman Johnny Rotten, aka John Lydon, might be the perfect candidate to express disgust with anything in the current music landscape. The snarling "Anarchy in the U.K." singer spoke to a crowd at Oxford University Monday (Dec. 8) about his disdain for Simon Cowell and Band Aid, NME notes. It was entertaining, to say the least.READ MORE

Bruce Springsteen

7 Artists Who Gradually Became More Accessible: Bruce Springsteen, Metallica and More

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While some artists throughout rock history gradually became stranger as their careers went on, including The Beatles and Radiohead, there are other artists who started off strange and inaccessible but eventually moved toward accessibility, whether it was due to pressure from their label or a legitimate desire to clean up their sound. Here are seven artists who became more accessible:READ MORE

John Lydon in 1978 with The Sex Pistols

Sex Pistols John Lydon Says He Feels a 'Bit Responsible' for Sid Vicious' Death

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Former frontman for The Sex Pistols and punk pioneer John Lydon spoke recently at the Cheltenham Literature Festival, revealing that he has carried some grief over the 1979 death of bandmate Sid Vicious, saying he feels a "bit responsible."READ MORE

Black Sabbath Vol. 4 (1972)

14 Album Covers Featuring Just The Lead Singer: The Cure, Black Sabbath And More

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The lead singer of a rock band typically gets more attention than any other member, whether it's warranted or not. Many bands take advantage of this dynamic and release albums that feature just the lead singer on the cover, and no other member. Here are some album covers featuring just the lead singer.READ MORE

Cast of 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

Lawsuit Brought Against Producer Of Canceled 'Jesus Christ Superstar' Tour

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The New York Times reports that the canceled production of Jesus Christ Superstar, which was originally scheduled to tour North America this summer, is now the subject of a lawsuit, brought against the show's promoter Michael Cohl by Andrew Lloyd Weber's production company the Really Useful Group. The lawsuit claims that the production's cancellation was solely the decision of Cohl, and resulted in a tremendous financial loss for the Really Useful Group, which is seeking payment to "satisfy outstanding payments."READ MORE

Wu-Tang Clan

8 Pairs Of Musicians You May Not Know Are Related: Patti Smith & Meg White, RZA & GZA, And More

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There are plenty of well-known families throughout music history: Tim Buckley and his son Jeff Buckley, the Beach Boy's Wilson brothers, but some musicians are related in ways that are more unexpected or even obscured. Here are eight pairs of musicians that you may not know are related.READ MORE

6 Musical Biopics That Were Criticized by Their Subjects: 'Walk The Line,' 'The Doors,' 'Notorious' and more

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The new Jimi Hendrix biopic All is By My Side, starring Outkast’s Andre Benjamin, has generated considerable criticism from Hendrix’s estate, which opposes any film about Hendrix’s life produced without their participation. This type of controversy surrounding a biopic is nothing new, however. Here are six biopics of musicians that were criticized by their subjects. http://www.musictimes.com/articles/5787/20140429/jimi-hendrix-biopic-gets-new-release-date.htmREAD MORE

Ian MacKaye of Minor Threat/Fugazi

6 Artists Whose Second Band Was Superior: Jimmy Page, Ian MacKaye, and more

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When a musician is kicked out of a high-profile band, or if that band breaks up, they can usually be expected to start another band soon afterwards. While these bands are rarely better than the old ones (see: Wings, Big Audio Dynamite), sometimes the new band is actually better. Here are six artists whose second band was better than their first.READ MORE

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