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Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher has called out the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame and questioned the controversial institution's credibility and "rock" credentials after his famed band was nominated along pop star Mariah Carey.

Oasis was among the artists that were nominated this year. Other nominees for induction this year includes Ozzy Osbourne, Peter Frampton, Foreigner, Lenny Kravitz and a host of a artists that are not considered to be part of a rock related genre. (continue)

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Former Guns N' Roses and Sixx:AM guitarist DJ Ashba took to social media to reveal that he plans to legally change his name to just Ashba, and explained his reasoning for the change.

He shared via Instagram, "A personal note: I was born with the name Daren Jay Ashba. My dad is the only one who ever called me Daren and he left a few years after I was born. My mom got remarried to an amazing man who I consider to be my dad. My mom and dad are still happily married to this day. When they got married he already had 4 kids of his own and one of his sons name was also Daren. So by default my name immediately became my initials, Dj. (continue)

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Stagecoach - country music's biggest festival - have announced that they will be releasing a limited amount of GA and standing corral passes for this year's weekend, which has been sold out for months.

The limited amount of passes will go on sale on Friday, March 1 at 11 am PT, giving more country music lovers the opportunity to see today's hottest country stars and everything in between: Eric Church, Miranda Lambert, and Morgan Wallen will headline the T-Mobile Mane Stage, while the festival will also feature Post Malone (Performing a Special Set of Country Covers), Jelly Roll, HARDY, Willie Nelson & Family, Megan Moroney, Bailey Zimmerman, Leon Bridges, Dwight Yoakam, The Beach Boys, Hailey Whitters, and many, many more. (continue)

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The 45th anniversary of Bad Company's "Desolate Angels" album is being celebrated by the syndicated radio show In The Studio With Redbeard: The Stories Behind History's Greatest Rock Bands.

Redbeard shared this synopsis for the episode: It's the forty-fifth anniversary of Bad Company's Desolation Angels, released in early March 1979. Five years after their 1974 debut album made them a "super group", there was real concern that Bad Company had augered in with a collective faceplant, due to a dearth of strong material plus sheer exhaustion from a non-stop cycle of recording and touring. After three consecutive million-sellers in as many years, the British foursome consisting of ex-Mott the Hoople guitarist Mick Ralphs, King Crimson bass player Boz Burrell, and Paul Rodgers and Simon Kirke, half of blues-rockers Free, all were as Rodgers told me, "burnt" by the time they recorded 1977's spotty Burnin' Sky album, no pun intended. (read more)

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Michigan's Upon Wings and vocalist/songwriter Anne Erickson have released a new single, "Broken Wings," an enchanting, gothic ballad about the fear of losing one's soul.

"'Broken Wings' takes Upon Wings back to our original sound and reminds me of our first single, 'The Dream,' so we're coming full circle," Erickson says. "Thank you for all the love and support. Stay tuned for more new music and surprises, too!" (continue)

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Act Of Denial has dropped the lyric video for their latest single 'Unbury The Hatchet', which bring you back to 90 and early 2000 with some old school Gothenburg vibe. The single has a new guest on drums, Eugene Ryabchenko (best known as drummer of Fleshgod Apocalypse).

Few words from AOD co-founder Luger: "We are extremely happy that we have a new song out after almost 3 years together with a new lyric video. Once again video is done by our buddy Wanderley Perna who did also our 1st lyric video for 'Your Dark Desires' from debut album and he did amazing job as always. Thx bro!! (continue)

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As Whiskey Myers prepare to kick off a year of heavy touring on March 8, with a headlining RodeoHouston appearance in front of more than 70,000 fans on March 11, the genre-bending group now announces the addition of new dates running through the summer. Tickets to all previously announced shows are on sale now, with the new run of shows on sale this Friday, March 1 at 10 a.m. local time via WhiskeyMyers.com.

Joining the genre-bending band across varying dates are The Red Clay Strays, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, SOUTHALL, Whitey Morgan and the 78's, Anderson East, Blackberry Smoke, Reid Haughton, Treaty Oak Revival, Vincent Neil Emerson and Eddie Flint. (continue)

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Providing a remarkable window into the private world of the celebrated model, muse, photographer and icon, The Pattie Boyd Collection will be offered by Christie's online from 8 to 22 March with all 116 lots open for browsing from 26 February. A four-time Vogue cover-girl, Boyd is widely regarded as rock's most legendary muse - as the former wife of both George Harrison and Eric Clapton, she inspired some of the greatest love songs of all time. The sale is led by the original artwork chosen by Eric Clapton for the cover of Derek and The Dominos 1970 album Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs (estimate: £40,000-60,000) and original handwritten lyrics for George Harrison's Mystical One (estimate: £30,000-50,000), alongside love letters, drawings, photographs, fashion, jewellery and watches. Estimates range from £300 to £60,000. The full sale will be on public view at Christie's headquarters in London from 15 to 21 March; an opportunity not to be missed, all are welcome.

Pattie Boyd commented: "I'm happy to let go of these things which I have treasured and loved for so many years. These items represent special moments in my life but now I think it's time to move on and share what I have with others." (continue)

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Lowlives have shared their new single and music video for "Loser." A celebration of love between outcasts, the single comes alongside the announcement of their debut album, Freaking Out, due May 31 via their new label home Spinefarm.

"'Loser' is a love song about a self-proclaimed 'loser' who has fallen in love with someone they also see as a misfit outcast like themselves," explains vocalist and guitarist Lee Downer. (continue)

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Sugarcane Jane (Neil Young's longtime bandmate Anthony Crawford and his wife Savana Lee) are releasing their eleventh studio album, "On A Mission," and to celebrate Anthony tells us about the song "Burn". Here is the story:

Many of my songs were written from the love of being alone in my studio. To get in the mood, I usually started with drums. I have always enjoyed playing for the coordination development and focus on timing. After drums are randomly played to tape, I usually would get my guitar, disconnect my mind from my instincts and follow along. (continue)

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