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Rod Stewart confirms that he and Elton John are 'mates' again

Despite their long-standing friendship, Rod Stewart and Elton John had a falling out a couple of years ago, with both of them sniping at each other in the press. But now, Rod’s confirmed that he and Elton John have kissed and made up.
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New signature Kirk Hammett and 'Dimebag' Darrell guitars announced

ESP Guitars will be releasing the LTD KH-3 Spider, a 30th anniversary edition of the axe the company created for the Metallica shredder in 1991. The original KH-3 had been on display at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
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New doc about Abbey Road Studios being directed by Paul McCartney's daughter

Paul McCartney’s daughter Mary will direct a new feature-length documentary about Abbey Road Studios, the famous London recording facility where The Beatles recorded most of their songs.
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Queen's Brian May launching new perfume to benefit his wildlife charity

It looks like 2021 will be a better-smelling year, thanks to Queen guitarist Brian May. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer is teaming up with Sergio Momo, founder of the Xerjoff perfume company, to launch a new limited-edition fragrance called ‘Save Me.’
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Duran Duran releases cover of David Bowie's 'Five Years'; performing on virtual tribute show tonight

Duran Duran’s version of “Five Years” is available now, and the popular U.K. band also will perform the tune this evening as part of the previously announced star-studded virtual tribute concert, A Bowie Celebration: Just for One Day!
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Dave Grohl to guest on 'Mary McCartney Serves It Up' vegetarian cooking show

On Grohl’s episode, the Foo Fighters frontman will share the “secret to his legendary lasagna.” It’s also probably a safe be that the two will talk about McCartney’s father, Beatles icon Paul McCartney.
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'I sit around writing songs': Keith Richards shares what he's been doing during the pandemic

The Rolling Stones guitarist tells the magazine that he’s been coming up with some new song ideas by playing his guitar while watching TV at home.
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Courtney Love's 'great shames' include her solo album, ex Steve Coogan and 'crack'

In an Instagram post, the Hole frontwoman wrote that her lone solo outing, 2004’s America’s Sweetheart, is one her “life’s great shames,” along with actor and comic Steve Coogan, whom she used to date, and “crack.”
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Chadwick Boseman and LeBron James among the most-liked Instagram posts of 2020

The late actor Chadwick Boseman and LeBron James had two of the most-liked Instagram posts of 2020, with an international sports star landing at number one.
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Where on TV are your favorite musicians appearing on New Year's Eve?

COVID-19 has canceled every New Year’s Eve concert and party, of course, but you’ll still be able to see some of your favorite stars perform Thursday night on TV. Here’s a rundown of who’s appearing where around the dial:
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