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Nirvana Rock Hall Induction Featured Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, St. Vincent & Lorde

“They spoke the truth, and people listened,” presenter Michael Stipe said. “This was not just pop music.”

04/10/2014

Neil Young: Still rocking in the free world (and not space), despite NBC's death rumor. (photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

NBC Falsely Reports Neil Young Dead – Plus 5 More Rock Star Death Rumors

In honor of NBC’s Neil Young/Neil Armstrong mix-up this weekend, here are five other rock star death rumors through the years.

08/27/2012

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Spin Magazine Ranks 100 Greatest Guitarist, Sans Legends

When mainstream music magazines rank the greatest guitarists of all time, the same names tend to linger toward the top of the list: Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin‘s Jimmy Page, the Rolling Stones’ Keith […]

05/04/2012

27 Club

Between 1969-1971, the world lost four unrivaled musicians when Janis Joplin, Brian Jones, Jim Morrison and Jimi Hendrix all died either by the hand of heroin or another substance. This coincidental phenomenon generated the name […]

04/06/2011