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Paul McCartney recording with Alice Cooper, Joe Perry

The Beatle is recording new material with fellow rockers and a movie star.

Musician Courtney Love attends a screening of "Rush" hosted by Ferrari & The Cinema Society on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 in New York.

Courtney Love wants a Kurt Cobain biopic

The rocker says she wants to start production in the next year, adding "It's time to do this."

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Elvis’ library card, script up for sale

A library card signed by Elvis Presley in seventh grade is expected to be among the hottest items at an auction at his Memphis mansion next month.

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Weird Al parodies his way to top of Billboard chart

"Weird Al" Yankovic, the parody singer and cult figure, earned his first No. 1 album on the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart.

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These middle school kids might be the next big metal band

These Brooklyn boys don't need junior high talent shows, they've just signed a million-dollar deal.

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Michael Jackson’s hometown to name school for him

A school in Michael Jackson's Indiana hometown will be named for the late pop star.

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Jack White launches publishing house

The rocker is getting literary.

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Sam Smith’s inspiration? Unrequited love

The chart-topping debut album, "In The Lonely Hour," is a reflection of a love that wasn't reciprocated.

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George Harrison memorial tree killed by actual beetles

A tree planted in honor of the late Beatle has been devoured by bugs.

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Shania Twain will end her Vegas run in December

The country star will end a two-year Vegas residency later this year.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd song to greet Alabama tourists

The famous song was recorded in Georgia but that won't stop the state from welcoming motorists to "Sweet Home Alabama."

Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of the band KISS arrive at The Carousel of Hope at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, in Beverly Hills.

Gene Simmons dashes KISS reunion hopes

Gene Simmons insisting there's "not a chance" of an original KISS line-up reunion.

FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2013 file photo, Beyonce performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens, in New Orleans. Beyonce stopped short of apologizing for using a sample of audio from the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion in a statement released on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, to ABC. The pop superstar explained the use of the short snippet at the beginning of her song "XO" from her new self-titled album after it brought criticism from the wife of the commander at the helm of the Challenger when it exploded in 1986 and others.

Beyoncé heading to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

A Beyoncé exhibition will be featured in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nearly 20 years before the singer is eligible for admission.

In this undated photo, Jimi Hendrix performs with a Fender Stratocaster electric guitar. The Stratocaster, used by countless professional and amateur musicians, celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2014.

Jimi Hendrix’s early session recordings to get long-awaited release

Jimi Hendrix's early recordings as a member of Curtis Knight and the Squires is set for a proper release after years of legal roadblocks.

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Lil Wayne sparks dating rumors with Christina Milian

Lil Wayne was spotted sitting next to Christina Milian at the 2014 ESPY Awards.

Tim McGraw performs during the CMA Fest at LP Field on Thursday], June 5, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn.

Tim McGraw’s publicist plays down fan slapping video

Watch the video that appears to show Tim McGraw slapping a female fan at a concert.

In this March 19, 2013, file photo, singer Justin Bieber performs during a concert at Bercy Arena in Paris. Bieber is apologizing after a years-old video surfaced showing the then-teenager telling a racist joke with the N-word. In a statement Sunday, June 1, 2014, to The Associated Press, Bieber said when he was a kid he didn't realize how certain words could hurt.

Justin Bieber snapped boozing in bar

Justin Bieber has been photographed apparently drinking beer in a nightclub in breach of strict age-limit laws.

Musician Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band attends a news conference to announce a concert run by his band at New York's Beacon Theatre on November 22, 2010.

Gregg Allman filmmakers plead not guilty to manslaughter

The "Midnight Rider" director and producer plead not guilty on charges stemming from a death on the set of their movie.

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Blues legend Johnny Winter dies at 70

Texas blues icon Johnny Winter, who rose to fame in the late '60s with his energetic performances and recordings, has died.

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Kristen Stewart outacts Anne Hathaway in new music video

Who would have guessed that Kristen Stewart would outshine Oscar-winner Anne Hathaway in the new Jenny Lewis music video?

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Republicans may try to impeach Obama

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A top White House adviser says Republicans may try to impeach President Barack Obama over his go-it-alone immigration strategy.

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Belchertown State School property to be assisted living complex

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Close to $4 million dollars in state money is being made available to clean up the former Belchertown State School property.

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Damon Road will be closed to through traffic for much of the weekend because of a railroad crossing construction project.