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Rock and Roll (genre)

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  • PASSINGS: Jon Lord, Bob Babbitt, Donald J. Sobol

    PASSINGS: Jon Lord, Bob Babbitt, Donald J. Sobol
    Jon Lord
  • Ed Cassidy dies at 89; drummer for band Spirit

    Ed Cassidy dies at 89; drummer for band Spirit
    Ed Cassidy, the drummer whose musical background influenced the jazz-tinged sound of the band Spirit, which emerged in the late 1960s as one of the West Coast's premier rock groups, has died. He was 89. Cassidy died Thursday of cancer at an assisted...

    Hair metal gods Bret Michaels, Erik Turner rate ‘Rock of Ages’

     
    A couple of hair-metal experts weigh in on Tom Cruise and "Rock of Ages," a cinematic love letter to the much-maligned Reagan era rock genre. Poison’s Bret Michaels thought "Rock of Ages" was "awesome," while Tom Cruise did a "great job,"...

    Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart christen 'Who Shot Rock & Roll' opening

     
    The opening of the "Who Shot Rock & Roll" photo exhibit at the Annenberg Space for Photography included Ann and Nancy Wilson, founders of Heart, stepping onto a stage to perform a short set of classics.

    10 musical works inspired by Ray Bradbury's writing

     
    It's common knowledge that science fiction writer Ray Bradbury, who died Tuesday at age 91, was an inspiration to writers and filmmakers. Less obvious are the musicians who drew on Bradbury's work to fuel songs and concept albums. Times pop music critic...