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Ian Anderson Interview: "I Don’t Think Jethro Tull Belongs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame"

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Ian Anderson

Formed in 1968, British rock group Jethro Tull has released 30 studio and live albums, selling more than 60 million copies worldwide. Encompassing nearly 50 years of history, the band has performed more than 3,000 concerts in 40 countries. Now, Ian Anderson, John O’Hara and the Carducci Quartet are set to release Jethro Tull-The String Quartets, a collection of 12 re-imagined Tull classics, allowing fans and classical music connoisseurs to enjoy the band’s vast catalog in a new way.

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January 2017

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Simon Kirke Interview: Legendary Drummer Talks New Solo Release and Possible Bad Company Studio Album

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Simon Kirke

The End Records and BMG have teamed up to release Simon Kirke’s upcoming studio album, All Because of You, out February 10, 2017, in North America. Kirke was the drummer of the English rock band Free, founded in 1968, with original members Andy Fraser, Paul Kossoff and Paul Rodgers. Their biggest hit, “All Right Now,” reached number one in more than 20 territories.

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November 2016

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Glenn Hughes Interview: Legendary Purple Frontman Digs Deep on "Resonate"

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Glenn Hughes

English rock bassist and vocalist Glenn Hughes has left his indelible mark on several musical endeavors and bands, including Finders Keepers, Trapeze, Deep Purple, Hughes/Thrall, his collaborations with Gary Moore, Black Sabbath and most recently with Black Country Communion and California Breed, just to name a few.

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October 2016

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Rumer Willis Interview: Life Is a Cabaret of Love

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Rumer Willis

Rumer Willis has announced her first ever United States concert tour, slated to kick off October 12, 2016, in Denver, Colorado. The “Over The Love” tour is her first extended musical outing with her band, performing a chanteuse-style variety show of timeless standards ranging from cabaret and jazz to classic R&B and contemporary pop. Showcased in an intimate setting, Willis will take the audience through a set list of personal, handpicked songs, as well as a handful of original material recently written and recorded with writer and producer Linda Perry.

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