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10 Bands That Have Stood The Test Of Time

March 1st, 2014 10:00am EST
10 Bands That Have Stood The Test Of Time
Have you ever heard a song on the radio and thought "Well, these guys won't be around for long?" We've all been there (most of us thought that when we heard Justin Bieber's "Baby"), but this list is for those of us who heard a song or saw a music video and said, "Wow, now these guys/girls have something special."

To kick off our list, we will start with one of the best bands of the eighties. Def Leppard headed up the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal and steamrolled the United States with their first hit song here, "Bringin' On The Heartbreak". To followup their albums "On Through The Nig...
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The Scorpions Consider World Cup Show

June 12th, 2012 11:26pm EDT
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German rockers Scorpions are considering a comeback concert at soccer's World Cup finals in Brazil in 2014 - six months before they wrap up their farewell tour.

The Wind of Change hitmakers will wrap up their lengthy farewell in Germany in December, but guitarist Matthias Jabs has assured fans that he and his bandmates could well be back onstage within 18 months.

He says, "We were approached to play for the opening of the World Cup Championships in 2014. That is not confirmed, but those opportunities, we would not let slip away."

And Jabs tells the Arizona Republic there could be more sh...
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Jeff Beck, Foo Fighters & Manic Street Preachers Lead Classic Rock Awards

November 10th, 2011 11:00am EST
Jeff Beck
Guitar great Jeff Beck, the Foo Fighters and the Manic Street Preachers were among the big winners at the Classic Rock Roll Of Honor Awards in London on Wednesday night.

Dave Grohl's group walked away with the Band of the Year trophy, while the Manic Street Preachers were handed the Classic Songwriters prize at the ceremony, held at the English capital's Roundhouse venue.

Jeff Beck's lifetime achievements were recognized as he collected the Living Legend Award, following in the footsteps of previous recipients like Ozzy Osbourne, Alice Cooper and Iggy Pop.

Elsewhere at the prizegiving, w...
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Roktoberfest: Five Coole German Musik Acts!

October 20th, 2010 1:13pm EDT
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A few of our favorite German music acts have had a worldwide impact, and in honor of the country's biggest holiday celebration, Oktoberfest, we present ROktoberfest. Let us know which German music acts keep you rockin’!

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German heavy metal act Scorpions rocked up music charts in the 80's and 90’s with singles like “Rock You Like A Hurricane” and “Wind of Change.” The band released their seventeenth studio release Sting In The Tail earlier this year. They celebrate this release with over four decades in the music industry.

David Hasselhoff

Celebrity David Hasselhoff most ...
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J.Lo Shines At World Music Awards

May 19th, 2010 8:49am EDT
Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez cemented her music comeback on Tuesday as she accepted top honors at the World Music Awards.

The singer opened the show by performing a medley of her hits and was later named the Legend for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts at the star-studded event in Monaco. Lopez, who stepped away from the spotlight in 2008 after the birth of her twins, told the crowd the award was meaningful but is "just the beginning."

Lady Gaga was the night's biggest winner with a haul of five awards, but was not present to pick them up.

Black Eyed Peas rapper will.i.am was on hand to scoop thre...
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The Scorpions Get Ready For Their Last Tour… Ever (Audio)

April 14th, 2010 4:30pm EDT
The Scorpions Get Ready For Their Last Tour
Having rocked arenas in four different decades, influenced countless other hard rock bands, and become perhaps Germany’s biggest rock band of all time, The Scorpions are embarking on their final tour. Ever.

Starpulse.com’s Matthew J. Swanson had the pleasure of talking with guitar legend Matthias Jabs about his start with the band, some of his most memorable moments in The Scorps, and his thoughts about hitting the stage one last time.

We had to make sure he was saying his name right, because if you read in the English language, it’s pronounced nothing like how it’s spelled. He then di...
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Scorpions Ready To Sting With New Album, 'Humanity - Hour 1,' Out August 28

August 2nd, 2007 6:00pm EDT
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Scorpions, Germany's most successful international music export, are poised to "sting" once again and are planning a frontal attack on the musical artery of rock fans all over the globe with their new album, Humanity - Hour 1. Thirty five years after the release of their debut album, Lonesome Crow, Scorpions believe they have reached a new creative high in their impressive career. They plan to prove it with the release of album #21 on August 28 (New Door Records/UMe).

Smashing Pumpkins singer/guitarist Billy Corgan makes a special appearance on the album as a featured guest on "The ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 25

May 25th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Ian McKellen
Happy Birthday to "Batman Begins" bad guy Cillian Murphy (1976), Baltimore Oriole Miguel Tejada (1976), Fugees singer Lauryn Hill (1975), "Undeclared" actress Monica Keena (1974), "Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle" actor Jamie Kennedy (1970), "Volcano" actress Anne Heche (1969), "Austin Powers" star Mike Myers (1963), The Jam singer Paul Weller (1958), actress Connie Sellecca (1955), Scorpions lead singer Klaus Meine (1948), "Yoda" actor Frank Oz (1944), singer Jessi Colter (1943), "XIII" star Ian McKellen (1939), "Designing Women" star Dixie Carter (1939), opera singer Beverly Sills (19...
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Celebrity Birthdays, May 25

May 25th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Ian McKellen
Happy Birthday to "Batman Begins" bad guy Cillian Murphy (1976), Baltimore Oriole Miguel Tejada (1976), Fugees singer Lauryn Hill (1975), "Undeclared" actress Monica Keena (1974), "Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle" actor Jamie Kennedy (1970), "Volcano" actress Anne Heche (1969), "Austin Powers" star Mike Myers (1963), The Jam singer Paul Weller (1958), actress Connie Sellecca (1955), Scorpions lead singer Klaus Meine (1948), "Yoda" actor Frank Oz (1944), singer Jessi Colter (1943), "XIII" star Ian McKellen (1939), "Designing Women" star Dixie Carter (1939), opera singer Beverly Sills (19...
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Teri Hatcher Gets Award From Mikhail Gorbachev

December 2nd, 2005 10:21am EST
Teri Hatcher
Teri Hatcher was among 10 recipients of the second annual Women's World Awards, honored for their extraordinary achievements in a variety of fields. During a star-studded and emotional ceremony in Leipzig, Germany on November 29, host Mikhail Gorbachev presented awards to Ms. Hatcher and other prizewinners, who included Linda Evangelista, Donatella Versace, Catherine Deneuve and Lisa Stansfield.

The event, which attracted an array of international celebrities and more than 250 television teams and journalists, paid tribute to the unique contributions of the winners as inspirational ro...
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