Mark Volman of the Turtles Declared Cancer-Free

Mark Volman of the Turtles Declared Cancer-Free

Mark Volman, the frizzy-haired co-frontman of the Turtles and the “Flo” half of Flo & Eddie, has been given a clean bill of health after undergoing treatment for throat cancer. The news was broken on Twitter by the band’s other frontman, Howard Kaylan, who wrote, “Thanks for all of your positive thoughts. Here to tell the world, Mark (Flo) Volman is Cancer Free!! #turtlesRback”   Whole Story at Ultimate Classic Rock  

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LITA FORD Says She Left THE RUNAWAYS After Learning All Her Bandmates Were Gay

LITA FORD Says She Left THE RUNAWAYS After Learning All Her Bandmates Were Gay

Speaking about her brief exit from THE RUNAWAYS forty years ago after learning that her bandmates were gay, Lita said: “This was in the early ’70s, mid-’70s, so I was not aware of homosexuality; I didn’t know anything about it. And it was still in the closet; nobody came out and said, ‘I’m gay’ — nobody came out at that time. And when I found out that the girls were all gay in the band, I wasn’t sure how to take it, and I didn’t know what it was. I…

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Grammy Producer on Lemmy Kilmister Tribute: ‘The Metalheads Have Dave Grohl To Thank for That’

Grammy Producer on Lemmy Kilmister Tribute: ‘The Metalheads Have Dave Grohl To Thank for That’

Almost one week removed from the 2016 installment of the Grammy awards and fans and musicians are still talking about the tribute performances that took place to honor some of the biggest icons who passed away last year. Lady Gaga performed a divisive tribute to David Bowie while all-star group Hollywood Vampires honored Motorhead‘s Lemmy Kilmister with a blistering performance of “Ace of Spades” with an introduction by Dave Grohl. The move surprised rock fans who were overjoyed their hero was so thoroughly recognized and now we know how it all…

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The Story of King Biscuit Flower Hour’s Debut

The Story of King Biscuit Flower Hour’s Debut

Rock radio entered a new era on Feb. 18, 1973, when the King Biscuit Flower Hour debuted on FM stations across the U.S. The innovative Sunday night series featured recorded concerts and interviews with rock’s biggest stars. King Biscuit would expand its reach to more than 300 stations before it ceased weekly production of new shows in 1993. Reruns continued until 2007. Read More: The Story of King Biscuit Flower Hour’s Debut

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