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Tom Petty and The Heartreakers, former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman, Emerson, Lake & Palmer and R.E.M. are among the artists with new archival product today (Friday). Tom...
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POISON, DEF LEPPARD: Bret Says a Tour Is in the Works

Hair metal fans, rejoice! Bret Michaels says Poison and Def Leppard are putting together a co-headlining tour for next year. Asked about a potential Poison reunion, Michaels tells the...
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Summer Solstice Doll Baby of the Day

👸🏼💕 bikini @teenyb_bikinis A photo posted by lindsey (@lindseypelas) on Jul 15, 2016 at 7:49pm PDT Every beach day is a...
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America's next top model? Josie Conseco is about to rule! A photo posted by Jos🐾 (@josiecanseco) on Apr 5, 2016 at 11:36am PDT...
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PINK FLOYD: Huge Box Set for Christmas

Pink Floyd has a new box set on the way. The Early Years: 1965-1972 is a 27-disc collection that contains TV recordings, BBC Sessions, more than 20 unreleased songs, outtakes and demos...
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THE BEATLES: Shea Show Comes to Theaters

A restored version of The Beatles' 1965 Shea Stadium concert will be shown in theaters at screenings of Ron Howard's new documentary, The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years....
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What's A Bacon 3-Way? A Carl's JR & Bikini Special!

You can guess where we went with this. The #Bacon3Way, with @emilysears, @genevievemorton and @officialelenabelle. A video posted by Carl's Jr. (@carlsjr) on Jul 26, 2016 at...
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COMIC-CON 2016: 45 Photos of Awesome Marvel Toys

Tons of toys & fun at San Diego's Comic-Con last weekend.     A buttload of Marvel toys on the show floor... featuring X-Men, Avengers, Inhumans, and more, these...
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MARK FARNER: Brings His Songs From the Heart to New York

Mark Farner may be a Michigan guy, but New York has always had a soft spot for his music. When we learned he's got a trio of New York- area dates -- beginning with Saturday night at...
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Mmmmm. Piping Hot Zit Cakes

OK, this is gross. A bakery in California has created a pimple cupcake. Yep, this thing looks exactly like a zit – and you can “pop” it and yellow custard comes out. Ugh....
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