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Cream's Jack Bruce Releases Diverse New Solo Album, "Silver Rails"
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 3:09 pm

Cherry Red RecordsSilver Rails, Cream singer/bassist Jack Bruce's first new solo album in more than decade, was released in the U.S. this week.  The album finds the 70-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer exploring an eclectic variety of styles with help from some well-known guest musicians, including such respected guitarists as Robin Trower, Phil Manzanera, Uli Jon Roth and Bernie Marsden.

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Jethro's Tull's Ian Anderson Releases New Concept Album, "Homo Erraticus"
Updated: April 15, 2014 - 10:41 pm

Calliandra RecordsIn 2012, Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson released Thick as a Brick II, a sequel to his band's 1972 concept album that was based on a poem written by a fictional eight-year-old boy named Gerald Bostock.  Now, the singer has recorded a new chapter to Bostock's saga, an album titled Homo Erraticus, which hit stores on Tuesday.

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New Compilation to Feature Performances from Levon Helm's Midnight Ramble Concert Series
Updated: April 15, 2014 - 5:23 pm

Vanguard RecordsThe third installment in a series of compilations featuring performances from the Midnight Ramble concerts late Band singer/drummer Levon Helm hosted at his home studio and barn in Woodstock, New York, is scheduled to be released on July 1.  The album, titled The Levon Helm Band -- The Midnight Ramble Sessions Volume 3, includes 13 songs from various shows recorded between October 2005 and August 2010.

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New Book Gives Candid Look at Rolling Stones' 1971 UK Tour
Updated: April 15, 2014 - 4:30 am

Da Capo PressA new book offering an insider's look at The Rolling Stones' 1971 "farewell" tour of the U.K. before the band went into tax exile is set to be published on May 13.  Ain't It Time We Said Goodbye: The Rolling Stones on the Road to Exile is author Robert Greenfield's firsthand account of what he witnessed as the only journalist who accompanied the legendary rockers during the trek.

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KISS, Def Leppard to Hire Two Military Vets to Serve as Roadies on Upcoming Tour
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 11:32 am

Courtesy of KISS & Def LeppardNow that KISS has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the band is turning its attention toward its upcoming 40th anniversary tour, which also will feature Def Leppard.  KISS' current lineup visited NBC's Today show on Friday morning to promote that they will be hiring two military veterans to serve as roadies during the summer trek, which kicks off June 23 in West Valley City, Utah.

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Entertainment

Netflix Releases “Orange Is the New Black” Trailer
Posted: April 17, 2014

Lions Gate Entertainment(NEW YORK) -- In a few weeks, season two of Orange Is the New Black will hit the web.

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Report: "Mrs. Doubtfire" Sequel in the Works
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 11:34 am

20th Century-Fox/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Mrs. Doubtfire is reportedly coming back for more gender-bending hilarity. A sequel to the 1993 hit Mrs. Doubtfire is in the works, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Taylor Swift Surprises Fan at Bridal Shower
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 10:20 am

(NEW YORK) -- When Gena Gabrielle sent Taylor Swift an invite to her bridal shower in Columbus, Ohio, she didn’t exactly expect the pop icon to show up.

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Season Finale of "Scandal" Will Have 'Cataclysmic' Twists
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 10:20 am

ABC/Ron Tom(NEW YORK) -- The season finale of ABC's Scandal airs Thursday night, and one of its stars says it will be "cataclysmic."

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Miley Cyrus' Allergic Reaction Explained
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 10:20 am

Sara De Boer/STARTRAKS PHOTO via ABC(NEW YORK) -- Miley Cyrus was forced to cancel a couple of concert dates in Missouri this week due to a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics. Her camp has since shed more light on what exactly is bothering her.

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