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ABC/Fred WatkinsDave Grohl welcomed a new member into the Foo Fighters family during the band's show in Houston last week.

Before launching into a performance of "Big Me," Grohl spotted a fan in the crowd holding a sign that read, "No dad -- be mine?"

"Dude, I have three kids," Grohl said. "You want to be my fourth kid?"

Grohl then dedicated "Big Me" to the 20-year-old fan, named Landon.

"The next four minutes...I'll be your daddy," Grohl declared. At the end of the song, Grohl invited Landon up on stage and encouraged the crowd to cheer for his "adoptive son."

You can watch fan-recorded footage of the interaction now on YouTube.

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Get out your metal-studded life vest, 'cause the lineup's been announced for the 2019 Monsters of Rock Cruise. Next year's nonstop floating metal festival has what might be the longest roster yet, with dozens of acts slated to help you bang your head on the high seas.

So far, confirmed performers include Tesla, Tom Keifer, Extreme, Queensrÿche, Saxon, Skid Row, UDO, Kix, Danger Danger, D*A*D, Kings X, Pat Travers Band, Nelson, John Corabi, Bullet Boys, Black N Blue, Tora Tora, and more than a dozen others, with more to be added in the months to come.

During the cruise, fans can mingle with the artists for scheduled photo opps, Q&A sessions, karaoke, the exclusive Monsters of Rock "So You Think You Can Shred" contest, the Bonzai Pipeline Surfing Competition, Cooking with Rock Stars hosted by Lisa Tirone of Chef it up!, celebrity beer tastings, Painting With Rock Stars, and private dinners with your favorite bands.

Other ship activities include boogie boarding or surfing the waves at in a surf simulator, a rock-climbing wall, hot tubs and pools, and on-ship spa. There are also virtual reality-enhanced bungee trampolines, water slides, laser tag, and escape rooms.

The Monsters of Rock cruise sets sail from Miami on February 24 on Royal Caribbean's Mariner of the Seas and stops in Ocho Rios Jamaica and the private Isle of Labadee, before returning to Miami on March 1. Tickets for the five-day, five-night trip start at $1299.

More information and booking can be found at MonstersOfRockCruise.com

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David McClisterFirst, Train's Pat Monahan and Twisted Sister's Dee Snider did it -- now Cheap Trick frontman Robin Zander has taken over the guest performance spot in Rocktopia, the Broadway production that mashes up classical music and classic rock.  Zander sings hits by Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin and Journey, plus a few of his own songs in the show.  He's grateful his fans have been there to support him.

"The first night, it was mostly Cheap Trick fans in the audience," Zander laughs. "And they were all on their feet, and it felt good...I, of course, was terrified, and they could sense that I was a little nervous, I'm sure, but they made things a little better by just being there."

Zander, who'll appear in Rocktopia through this Sunday, says tackling the show's material was difficult.

"I've gotta sing Robert Plant...Steven Tyler and...Steve Perry!" he tells ABC Radio. "It's not an easy chore for a guy like me because I don't have a voice like they do.  But I can tell you that it's fun."

Zander says Zeppelin's "Kashmir" is the hardest due to its many lyrics.  As for his own tunes, he's doing a mash-up of "Surrender" and "Dream Police," backed by the show's 20-piece orchestra and 30-person chorus.

After his Rocktopia run ends, Cheap Trick will tour this summer with Poison, but Zander tells ABC Radio  the band's releasing a new single ahead of the tour, followed by a new album later this year.

"We've got about three or four of the songs written for it already," he says, adding that Cheap Trick has also covered John Lennon's "Gimme Some Truth" for possible inclusion on the project.

"That should be apropos," he says, "considering the climate of the politics these days." 

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Peter SticklerRainbow fans in need of a live fix, take note: Ritchie Blackmore will be hitting the road in July for a short string of dates with his wife, Candice Night, and their long-standing band, Blackmore's Night.

The couple and their supporting group play what's described as "a mix of acoustic [and] electric Renaissance-styled and troubadour folk music with fantasy-themed lyrics" and have done so for 20 years, with 10 studio albums to their credit.

This time out, the band promises to "transport the listener to an old world style tavern, inviting everyone to leave their modern day stress at the door and join along with the festivities."

Said festivities will take place at the following locations and dates:

7/19 -- Glenside, PA, Keswick Theatre
7/21 –- Northampton, MA, Academy of Music
7/22 –- Huntington, NY, The Paramount
7/25 –- Washington, DC, Lincoln Theatre
7/26 –- Jim Thorpe, PA, Penns Peak
7/28 –- Ridgefield, CT, Ridgefield Playhouse
7/29 –- Montclair, NJ, The Wellmont

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Neil Young and David Crosby in 2013; Steve Jennings/WireImageThe news of Neil Young & Crazy Horse's first shows in nearly four years has reached at least one of his former band mates.

David Crosby reached out via Twitter to E-Street band member Nils Lofgren -- who's confirmed he'll be part of the Crazy Horse lineup -- to offer to lend a vocal hand.

Crosby tweeted to Lofgren, "Please let me know if you want some harmonies," to which Nils replied, "Yes and thanks...can you DM your number?"

This could be the half-step toward a reunion that CSNY fans are hoping for. Both Crosby and Graham Nash have said that the current extreme political climate might provide an excellent common ground in which to reunite, but the Huffington Post says Neil Young told them last month, “I don’t plan things like that. They either happen or they don’t. I don’t have a plan."

The Warnors Theatre still has tickets for Crazy Horse's two shows, ranging in price from $55 to $199.

The last shows Neil Young played with Crazy Horse were in August 2014.

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The members of Fleetwood Mac won't quite say they've fired Lindsey Buckingham, but they get awfully close.

In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Mick Fleetwood complains that "Words like 'fired' are ugly references as far as I’m concerned. Not to hedge around, but we arrived at the impasse of hitting a brick wall." Fleetwood says the decision "was not a happy situation...[but] we made a decision that we could not go on with him."

Fleetwood admits that over his 50-plus years with the band, "my instincts, for better or worse, have always been to gravitate toward going forward," and after he gave the matter "a lot of thought," he called the Heartbreakers' Mike Campbell, and later Neil Finn of Crowded House. They got together and spent "a few days" jamming, which sealed the deal.

"I immediately felt like I'd known them for years, even though we'd only just met," said John McVie.

Though Fleetwood Mac hasn't started serious rehearsals for the tour, Stevie Nicks tells Rolling Stone that their process will be to "put up a board of 60 songs. Then we start with number one and we go through and we play everything. Slowly you start taking songs off and you start to see your set come together."

Now that Buckingham's sidelined, fans can expect the set list to include some pre-1975 tunes, in addition to the tried-and-true hits.

"We were never able to do [old stuff] because certain people in the band weren’t interested in doing that," Nicks said.  "Now we’re able to open the set with a lot; a raucous version of 'Rattlesnake Shake' or something. I’d also like to do 'Station Man,' which has always been one of my favorites."

Tickets for Fleetwood Mac's tour go on sale to the general public May 4 at 10 a.m. local time, though American Express Card members can buy tickets starting Monday April 30 at 10 a.m. local time.

Here are the tour dates:

2018
10/3 -- Tulsa, OK, BOK Center
10/6 -- Chicago, IL, United Center
10/10 -- Louisville, KY, KFC Yum! Center (on sale May 11)
10/12 -- Lincoln, NE, Pinnacle Bank Arena
10/14 -- Des Moines, IA, Wells Fargo Arena
10/16 -- Indianapolis, IN, Bankers Life Fieldhouse
10/18 -- Kansas City, MO, Sprint Center
10/20 -- St. Louis, MO, Scottrade Center
10/22 -- St. Paul, MN, Xcel Energy Center
10/26 -- Cleveland, OH, Quicken Loans Arena
10/28 -- Milwaukee, WI, Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center
10/30 -- Detroit, MI, Little Caesars Arena
11/1 --  Pittsburgh, PA, PPG Paints Arena
11/3 -- Ottawa, ON, Canadian Tire Centre
11/5 -- Toronto, ON, Air Canada Centre
11/7 --  Columbus, OH, Nationwide Arena
11/10 -- Edmonton, AB, Rogers Place
11/12 -- Calgary, AB, Scotiabank Saddledome
11/14 -- Vancouver, BC, Rogers Arena
11/17 -- Tacoma, WA, Tacoma Dome
11/19 -- Portland, OR, Moda Center
11/21 -- San Jose, CA, SAP Center at San Jose    
11/23 -- Sacramento, CA, Golden 1 Center
11/25 -- Oakland, CA, Oracle Arena
11/28 -- Phoenix, AZ, Talking Stick Resort Arena
11/30 -- Las Vegas, NV, T-Mobile Arena
12/3 -- Denver, CO, Pepsi Center
12/6 -- Fresno, CA, Save Mart Center
12/8 -- San Diego, CA, Viejas Arena
12/11 -- Inglewood, CA,    The Forum
12/13 -- Inglewood, CA,    The Forum

2019
2/5 -- Houston, TX, Toyota Center
2/7 -- Dallas, TX, American Airlines Center
2/9 -- Austin, TX, Frank Erwin Center
2/13 --  Birmingham, AL, Legacy Arena at The BJCC
2/16 --  New Orleans, LA, Smoothie King Center
2/18 --  Tampa, FL,  Amalie Arena
2/20 --  Ft. Lauderdale, FL, BB&T Center
2/22 -- Columbia, SC, Colonial Life Arena
2/24 -- Charlotte, NC, Spectrum Center
2/27 --  Nashville, TN, Bridgestone Arena
3/3 --  Atlanta, GA, Philips Arena
3/5 --  Washington, DC,    Capital One Arena
3/9 --  Atlantic City, NJ, Boardwalk Hall
3/11 -- New York, NY, Madison Square Garden (on sale May 5)
3/13 -- Newark, NJ,  Prudential Center (on sale May 5)
3/15 -- Hartford, CT, XL CENTER
3/20 -- Albany, NY,  Times Union Center
3/24 --  Baltimore, MD, Royal Farms Arena
3/26 --  Buffalo, NY, KeyBank Center
3/31 --  Boston, MA,  TD Garden
4/5 --  Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo Center

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UMeBarely a day after teasing it all over social media, the Rolling Stones announce they'll release a major vinyl boxed set.

It's called The Studio Albums Vinyl Collection 1971-2016 and will contain every studio album from Sticky Fingers to 2016's Blue & Lonesome, in what the Stones call "faithful and intricate original packaging replications."

They're not kidding: Some Girls will have the original cover cutouts, Sticky Fingers will feature the working zipper, and Exile on Main Street will come with exact replicas of the original 12 postcard inserts. All of the albums will contain replicas of the exact inner sleeves used in the original releases.

The band promises that each of the 15 studio albums "has been lovingly remastered and cut at revelatory half-speed at Abbey Road Studios, from vinyl specific original tape transfers designed to get the very best possible sound." The albums will be pressed on 180-gram black vinyl, and each comes with a download card, giving you digital copies as well. 

The Studio Albums Vinyl Collection 1971-2016 hits stores on June 15, but you can order it now on the Rolling Stones website. It's priced at $450.

To save you having to check your tatty old copies, here are the track listings for The Studio Albums Vinyl Collection 1971-2016

Sticky Fingers
"Brown Sugar"
"Sway"
"Wild Horses"
"Can’t You Hear Me Knocking"
"You Gotta Move"
"Bitch"
"I Got the Blues"
"Sister Morphine"
"Dead Flowers"
"Moonlight Mile"

Exile On Main St.
"Rocks Off"
"Rip This Joint"
"Shake Your Hips"
"Casino Boogie"
"Tumbling Dice"
"Sweet Virginia"
"Torn and Frayed"
"Sweet Black Angel"
"Loving Cup"
"Happy"
"Turd on the Run"
"Ventilator Blues"
"I Just Want to See His Face"
"Let It Loose"
"All Down the Line"
"Stop Breaking Down"
"Shine a Light"
"Soul Survivor"

Goats Head Soup
"Dancing with Mr. D."
"100 Years Ago"
"Coming Down Again"
"Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)"
"Angie"
"Silver Train"
"Hide Your Love"
"Winter"
"Can You Hear whe Music"
"Star Star"

It’s Only Rock ’n Roll
"If You Can’t Rock Me"
"Ain’t Too Proud to Beg"
"It’s Only Rock ’n Roll (But I Like It)"
"Till The Next Goodbye"
"Time Waits for No One"
"Luxury"
"Dance Little Sister"
"If You Really Want to Be My Friend"
"Short and Curlies"
"Fingerprint File"

Black and Blue
"Hot Stuff"
"Hand of Fate"
"Cherry Oh Baby"
"Memory Motel"
"Hey Negrita"
"Melody"
"Fool to Cry"
"Crazy Mama"

Some Girls
"Miss You"
"When the Whip Comes Down"
"Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)"
"Some Girls"
"Lies"
"Far Away Eyes"
"Respectable"
"Before They Make Me Run"
"Beast of Burden"
"Shattered"

Emotional Rescue
"Dance"
"Summer Romance"
"Send It to Me"
"Let Me Go"
"Indian Girl"
"Where the Boys Go"
"Down in the Hole"
"Emotional Rescue"
"She’s So Cold"
"All About You"

Tattoo You
"Start Me Up"
"Hang Fire"
"Slave"
"Little T&A"
"Black Limousine"
"Neighbours"
"Worried About You"
"Tops"
"Heaven"
"Not Used to Crying"
"Waiting On a Friend"

Undercover
"Undercover of the Night"
"She Was Hot"
"Tie You Up (The Pain of Love)"
"Wanna Hold You"
"Feel On Baby"
"Too Much Blood"
"Pretty Beat Up"
"Too Tough"
"All the Way Down"
"It Must Be Hell"

Dirty Work
"One Hit (To the Body)"
"Fight"
"Harlem Shuffle"
"Hold Back"
"Too Rude"
"Winning Ugly"
"Back to Zero"
"Dirty Work"
"Had It With You"
"Sleep Tonight"
"Key to the Highway"

Steel Wheels
"Sad Sad Sad"
"Mixed Emotions"
"Terrifying"
"Hold On to Your Hat"
"Hearts for Sale"
"Blinded by Love"
"Rock and a Hard Place"
"Can’t Be Seen"
"Almost Hear You Sigh"
"Continental Drift"
"Break the Spell"
"Slipping Away"

Voodoo Lounge
"Love Is Strong"
"You Got Me Rocking"
"Sparks Will Fly"
"The Worst"
"New Faces"
"Moon Is Up"
"Out of Tears"
"I Go Wild"
"Brand New Car"
"Sweethearts Together"
"Suck on the Jugular"
"Blinded by Rainbows"
"Baby Break It Down"
"Thru and Thru"

Bridges to Babylon
"Flip the Switch"
"Anybody Seen My Baby?"
"Low Down"
"Already Over Me"
"Gunface"
"You Don’t Have to Mean It"
"Out of Control"
"Saint of Me"
"Might As Well Get Juiced"
"Always Suffering"
"Too Tight"
"Thief In the Night"
"How Can I Stop"

A Bigger Bang
"Rough Justice"
"Let Me Down Slow"
"It Won’t Take Long"
"Rain Fall Down"
"Streets of Love"
"Back of My Hand"
"She Saw Me Coming"
"Biggest Mistake"
"This Place Is Empty"
"Oh No Not You Again"
"Dangerous Beauty"
"Laugh I Nearly Died"
"Sweet Neo Con"
"Look What ohe Cat Dragged In"
"Driving Too Fast"
"Infamy"

Blue & Lonesome
"Just Your Fool"
"Commit a Crime"
"Blue and Lonesome"
"All of Your Love"
"I Gotta Go"
"Everybody Knows About My Good Thing"
"Ride ‘Em On Down"
"Hate to See You Go"
"Hoo Doo Blues"
"Little Rain"
"Just Like I Treat You"
"I Can’t Quit You Baby"

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Live Nation EntertainmentFollowing the surprising announcement a few weeks back that Lindsey Buckingham is no longer in the group, Fleetwood Mac has now announced a North American tour that will start in October and run through the spring of 2019.

The tour will feature the band's new lineup: Stevie Nicks, Christine McVie, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood, Heartbreakers guitarist Mike Campbell, and Crowded House frontman and former Split Enz member Neil Finn.  Tickets go on sale to the general public May 4 at 10 a.m. local time, though American Express Card members can buy tickets starting Monday April 30 at 10 a.m. local time.

In a statement, Mick Fleetwood said,"Fleetwood Mac has always been about an amazing collection of songs that are performed with a unique blend of talents. We jammed with Mike and Neil and the chemistry really worked and let the band realize that this is the right combination to go forward with in Fleetwood Mac style. We know we have something new, yet it’s got the unmistakable Mac sound."

Collectively, the band said in a statement, in part, "We’ll be performing all the hits that the fans love, plus we’ll be surprising our audiences with some tracks from our historic catalogue of songs. Fleetwood Mac has always been a creative evolution. We look forward to honoring that spirit on this upcoming tour.”

Here are the tour dates:

2018
10/3 -- Tulsa, OK, BOK Center
10/6 -- Chicago, IL, United Center
10/10 -- Louisville, KY, KFC Yum! Center (on sale May 11)
10/12 -- Lincoln, NE, Pinnacle Bank Arena
10/14 -- Des Moines, IA, Wells Fargo Arena
10/16 -- Indianapolis, IN, Bankers Life Fieldhouse
10/18 -- Kansas City, MO, Sprint Center
10/20 -- St. Louis, MO, Scottrade Center
10/22 -- St. Paul, MN, Xcel Energy Center
10/26 -- Cleveland, OH, Quicken Loans Arena
10/28 -- Milwaukee, WI, Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center
10/30 -- Detroit, MI, Little Caesars Arena
11/1 --  Pittsburgh, PA, PPG Paints Arena
11/3 -- Ottawa, ON, Canadian Tire Centre
11/5 -- Toronto, ON, Air Canada Centre
11/7 --  Columbus, OH, Nationwide Arena
11/10 -- Edmonton, AB, Rogers Place
11/12 -- Calgary, AB, Scotiabank Saddledome
11/14 -- Vancouver, BC, Rogers Arena
11/17 -- Tacoma, WA, Tacoma Dome
11/19 -- Portland, OR, Moda Center
11/21 -- San Jose, CA, SAP Center at San Jose    
11/23 -- Sacramento, CA, Golden 1 Center
11/25 -- Oakland, CA, Oracle Arena
11/28 -- Phoenix, AZ, Talking Stick Resort Arena
11/30 -- Las Vegas, NV, T-Mobile Arena
12/3 -- Denver, CO, Pepsi Center
12/6 -- Fresno, CA, Save Mart Center
12/8 -- San Diego, CA, Viejas Arena
12/11 -- Inglewood, CA,    The Forum
12/13 -- Inglewood, CA,    The Forum

2019
2/5 -- Houston, TX, Toyota Center
2/7 -- Dallas, TX, American Airlines Center
2/9 -- Austin, TX, Frank Erwin Center
2/13 --  Birmingham, AL, Legacy Arena at The BJCC
2/16 --  New Orleans, LA, Smoothie King Center
2/18 --  Tampa, FL,  Amalie Arena
2/20 --  Ft. Lauderdale, FL, BB&T Center
2/22 -- Columbia, SC, Colonial Life Arena
2/24 -- Charlotte, NC, Spectrum Center
2/27 --  Nashville, TN, Bridgestone Arena
3/3 --  Atlanta, GA, Philips Arena
3/5 --  Washington, DC,    Capital One Arena
3/9 --  Atlantic City, NJ, Boardwalk Hall
3/11 -- New York, NY, Madison Square Garden (on sale May 5)
3/13 -- Newark, NJ,  Prudential Center (on sale May 5)
3/15 -- Hartford, CT, XL CENTER
3/20 -- Albany, NY,  Times Union Center
3/24 --  Baltimore, MD, Royal Farms Arena
3/26 --  Buffalo, NY, KeyBank Center
3/31 --  Boston, MA,  TD Garden
4/5 --  Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo Center

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Neil Young and Crazy Horse have announced two shows.  The news came by way of a short message on the Neil Young Archives that simply reads: "NYCH. Fresno. May 1 and 2. First time in a long time, Live on stage. No rehearsal."

There's also a link to ticketing for the Warnors Theatre, where tickets range in price from $55-199.

E Street guitarist and longtime Neil Young collaborator Nils Lofgren confirmed by Tweet that he will be participating in the tour, and says he's "beyond honored."

The last shows that Neil Young played with Crazy Horse were in 2014.

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Though KISS only has a handful of shows scheduled currently, there's a tour in the works. This according to band frontman Paul Stanley, who took a moment to talk to ABC Radio while walking the red carpet earlier this week at the ASCAP Pop Music Awards in L.A.

Stanley, who paints in his spare time, said that in addition to the "bunch of art shows" he has scheduled, "KISS [will] do a world tour starting in January, I think." 

A source close to the band confirms to ABC Radio that KISS is, in fact, putting together a major tour, which is expected to extend well beyond 2019.  

KISS' currently scheduled dates are as follows:

7/7 -- Barcelona, SP, Barcelona Rock Fest
7/8 -- Madrid, SP, Wizink Center
7/10 -- Lisbon, PT, Estadio Municipal de Oeiras
7/12 -- Cordoba, SP, Plaza de Toros
7/14 -- Viverio, SP, Resurrection Festival

Paul Stanley has art shows scheduled as follows, all at Wentworth galleries:

4/28 -- Short Hills, NJ
6/16 -- Atlanta, GA
9/14 -- Bethesda, MD
9/15 -- McLean, VA

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Brian Rasic/WireImageJust ahead of the Rolling Stones' string of European shows, Mick Jagger has revealed that he's working on some new material.

The singer tells Independent.ie, "I am writing at the moment." When further questioned about the eventual outlet for his creative efforts, Jagger said, "It's mostly for the Stones."

Unfortunately, the fact that Mick is working on new material isn't necessarily a guarantee that fans will hear anything new anytime soon. "I don't really think about what I've written, much," he admits. "I just keep ploughing forward."

The last time the Stones released an album of new original material was 13 years ago, with A Bigger Bang.  They won a Grammy earlier this year for their album of blues covers, Blue & Lonesome.

These are the Stones confirmed No Filter tour dates:

5/17 -- Dublin, Ireland, Croke Park
5/22 -- London, U.K., London Stadium
5/25 -- London, U.K., London Stadium
5/29 -- Southampton, U.K., St. Mary's Stadium
6/2 -- Coventry, U.K., Ricoh Stadium
6/5 -- Manchester, U.K., Old Trafford Football Stadium
6/9 -- Edinburgh, U.K., BT Murrayfield Stadium
6/15 -- Cardiff, U.K., Principality Stadium
6/19 -- London, U.K., Twickenham Stadium
6/22 -- Berlin, Germany, Olympic Stadium
6/26 -- Marseille, France, Orange Velodrome
6/30 -- Stuttgart, Germany, Mercedes Benz Arena
7/4 -- Prague, Czech Republic, Letnany Airport
7/8 -- Warsaw, Poland, National Stadium

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Desmond Child, Orianthi, Richie Sambora (Lester Cohen/Getty Images for ASCAPMonday night at the 35th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards, veteran songwriter Desmond Child received the ASCAP Founders Award winner.  While he's co-written huge hits for the likes of Aerosmith and KISS, he's best-known for the smashes he co-wrote for Bon Jovi, including "You Give Love a Bad Name," "Bad Medicine," "Born to Be My Baby" and "Livin' on a Prayer."

Speaking of that classic song, at the event, Child told ABC Radio he and Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora had to literally beg Jon Bon Jovi to record it.

"He said, 'Y'know, I'm not really feeling it. I'd like to rock a little harder on this record before I do something sentimental like that,'" recalled Desmond.

"And we just literally, kinda half-joking but half not, got on our hands and knees and begged him to record it and put it on the record...and that just made all the difference in the world." 

While Jon was a tough sell, Richie Sambora says he knew "Livin' on a Prayer" was going to be huge "the minute we wrote it." He tells ABC Radio, "I was driving in a cab back with Jon, and he went, "Eh, that's gonna be a good movie soundtrack." I went, "Dude...this is maybe the best song we ever wrote, so far."

Sambora tells ABC Radio he thinks "Livin' on a Prayer" is so enduring because, he says, "Everybody has been in that situation where you're out on your butt and you're tryin' to make it through."

He laughs, "The original lyric I came up with was "'Richie needs a new boat for his dock.' Didn't make it, did it?" 

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Rhino RecordsThe Grateful Dead will issue a special edition of its classic album Anthem of the Sun, in celebration of the album's 50th anniversary.

The new release will be available in CD and vinyl, with the CD edition to feature a total of three discs: a remaster of the original album's mix, a remastered version of a more well-known 1971 mix, and a bonus disc of the Dead's October 22, 1967 show at Winterland, which was its first-ever with drummer Mickey Hart.    

The vinyl version will be a picture disc, limited to 10,000 copies.

Both CD and vinyl arrive in stores and digital outlets on July 13 -- just in time for you to take them home and cue them up on July 18, the 50th anniversary of the album's original release.

Anthem of the Sun: 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition CD Track Listing

Original 1968 Mix

"That's It For The Other One"
    I. "Cryptical Envelopment"
    II. "Quadlibet For Tender Feet"
    III. "The Faster We Go, The Rounder We Get"
    IV. "We Leave The Castle"

"New Potato Caboose"
"Born Cross-Eyed"
"Alligator"
"Caution (Do Not Stop On Tracks)"

1971 Remix
"That's It For The Other One"
    I.    "Cryptical Envelopment"
    II.   "Quadlibet For Tender Feet"
    III. "The Faster We Go, The Rounder We Get"
    IV. "We Leave The Castle"

"New Potato Caboose"
"Born Cross-Eyed"
"Alligator"
"Caution (Do Not Stop On Tracks)"
    
Winterland, San Francisco, CA 10/22/67

"Morning Dew"
"New Potato Caboose"
"It Hurts Me Too"
"Cold Rain And Snow"
"Turn On Your Love Light"
"Beat It On Down The Line"
"That's It For The Other One"
    I.    "Cryptical Envelopment"
    II.  "The Other One"
    III. "Cryptical Envelopment"

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Dave J Hogan/Getty Images for The Rolling StonesJust after noon ET today, the Rolling Stones lit up their social media accounts with a 15-second video clip, featuring the sound of a stylus touching down on a vinyl record, the opening notes of "Start Me Up," and what looks like a slowly spinning boxed set case, with fifteen colored tongue logos on the spine.

At the end of the clip, text appears at the bottom of the screen that states, simply, "June 15."

Response from fans was immediate and enthusiastic, with many guessing that there's a Stones vinyl boxed set in the works. If true, this would be the band's seventh boxed set. The most recent was the 2016 15-CD/16-LP release of the Stones' mono albums, called The Rolling Stones in Mono.

Stay tuned.

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ABC/Randy HolmesThe San Francisco Giants baseball team hosted the sixth annual Metallica Night Monday in honor of the Bay Area metal legends.

Before the hometown team took the field to take on the visiting Washington Nationals, guitarist Kirk Hammett performed an instrumental version of the national anthem. Additionally, drummer Lars Ulrich threw out the first pitch.

As for the actual game, the Giants went home with a 4-2 win.

Now that Monday's festivities are over, Metallica will head to Germany later this week to resume their European tour behind the band's latest album, Hardwired...to Self-Destruct. They'll launch a U.S. tour in September.

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Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tribeca Film FestivalMonday night belonged to Patti Smith's fans, who got a rare treat when Bruce Springsteen joined Smith onstage in New York City.

RollingStone.com reports the pair performed the song they co-wrote, "Because the Night," with Smith's band backing them.

The live set followed a Tribeca Film Festival screening of the new documentary Horses: Patti Smith and Her Band, about the January 2016 shows where Smith and company performed her 1975 album Horses in its entirety to commemorate its 40th anniversary. After the screening, the curtain rose and revealed Smith and her band.

Springsteen stayed 'til the end of the short show and helped Smith close with "People Have the Power," with R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe also joining in.

There's audience-recorded video of Monday night's "Because the Night" and "People Have the Power" available on YouTube.

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Courtesy AXS TVThe latest installment of AXS TV's Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar features the singer sitting down with Foreigner frontman Mick Jones. The two discuss Jones' long and memorable career, but the high point for fans of both artists is likely to be their bare bones tear-down of the Foreigner classic "Dirty White Boy."

Their version of the song -- which Sammy says is "probably [his] favorite Foreigner tune" -- features Jones on loud, distorted guitar, and Hagar singing and slapping his hip for percussion.

Hagar tells Jones he was jealous when Foreigner dropped the track, because, he says, "I was almost competition with you at this point and I thought, 'Yeah, they hit it on this one.'" Jones and Hagar agree that Sammy is, in fact, pretty much a "dirty white boy," before laughing and kicking into the song.

You can catch the performance and the full interview on this Sunday's episode of Rock & Roll Road Trip With Sammy Hagar, airing at 9 p.m. ET on AXS TV.

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PRNewsfoto/Live Nation EntertainmentConcert promoter Live Nation will be offering discounted tickets for a number of the summer's biggest rock tours during National Concert Week.

From Monday, April 30 at 8 a.m. local time to Tuesday, May 8 at 11:59 p.m local time, you can grab $20 concert tickets for artists including Bon Jovi, Journey, Foreigner, Lynyrd Skynyrd and The Doobie Brothers.

Other participating tours include Poison, Cheap Trick, Steely Dan, Styx, Joan Jett, REO Speedwagon, Rod Stewart, Cyndi Lauper, Jeff Beck, Paul Rodgers, Hall & Oates and more.

For the full list of eligible tours, visit NCW.LiveNation.com.

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Mark and Colleen Hayward/Getty ImagesA self-portrait of John Lennon as Adolf Hitler has sold for $54,000. This according to Page Six, which reports that the "crude sketch" was done by the future Beatle while he attended the Liverpool College of Art in the late 1950s.

The doodle features Lennon at a podium with his hand raised in a Nazi salute with the words "Heil John" repeated several times, as if it were coming from the crowd below.

"The fact that he even thought of depicting himself as Hitler is weird," said Gary Zimet, who arranged the sale for the memorabilia company Moments In Time.

Also weird is another item on Moments In Time's website: the John Lennon/Yoko Ono Double Fantasy album that Lennon signed for Mark David Chapman, just five hours before Chapman shot and killed the former Beatle.

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Blue and LonesomeThe Rolling Stones' lips and tongue logo is arguably the most famous band logo in rock history, and has appeared on thousands of items, from album covers to underwear. Its origin, though, is a humble one.  Turns out the artist who designed the logo was a 25-year-old art student, who was paid a mere 50 pounds sterling -- about $785 in today's currency value -- for the iconic image.

London's Victoria and Albert Museum interviewed the artist, Jon Pasche, who tells the story of being selected by his art school, the Royal College of Art, to create a tour poster image for the Stones. The only guidance he was given was a newspaper clipping of an image of the Hindu goddess Kali, which had captured the attention of Mick Jagger.

The goddess is feminine looking and in the clipping -- and many other famous renderings -- she's sticking out her tongue and smiling. From that, Pasche created rock & roll art history.

The entire story can be viewed on the Victoria and Albert Museum website, and includes an interesting side story on a classmate of Pasche's, who designed Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon cover.

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