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Keep up to date with what’s going on in the rock world with Rock News. UF student Aly V. diligently scours the web for interesting stories about music and musicians, both local and worldwide. You can catch Rock News here or on the stream.

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Van Halen's David Lee Roth Questions Sammy Hagar's Credibility Recap

David Lee Roth says he has no plans to perform material from the Sammy Hagar years when Van Halen head out on their North American tour this summer

Long-Lost Song By AC/DC's Bon Scott Discovered Recap

A long-lost song written by late AC/DC frontman Bon Scott has been discovered in Australia. The music and lyrics for the track were found by a musician who played with Scott before he joined AC/DC

Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson Declared Cancer Free Recap

Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson has been declared cancer-free by doctors following a recent MRI Scan. The band announced Dickinson's cancer diagnosis on February 19, saying a small cancerous tumour at the back of his tongue was discovered during a routine visit to the doctor

Van Halen Rock Classic Song At Billboard Awards Recap

Van Halen opened the 2015 Billboard Music Awards Sunday night with a high-energy performance of their 1984 hit, 'Panama' and video of the performance has been posted online

Lamb Of God Announce Album and Stream New Song Recap

Lamb Of God have made a new track available to stream and confirmed their seventh album will be released in July. Randy Blythe and co will issue VII: Sturm Und Drang in July

Metallica's James Hetfield Unplugs For Adele and B.O.C. Classic Recap

Metallica frontman James Hetfield performed the 1976 Blue Oyster Cult classic, '(Don't Fear) The Reaper,' at the second annual 'Acoustic-4-A-Cure' benefit concert at The Masonic in San Francisco

Police Captain Cleared In Guns N' Roses Helicopter Ride Incident Recap

A former Las Vegas Police Captain has been cleared by a state board after being demoted for arranging a free helicopter ride for Guns N' Roses guitarist DJ Ashba and his girlfriend in 2013

Eric Clapton Remembers B.B. King In Online Tribute Recap

Last week B.B. King died of natural causes. Eric Clapton is just one of many musicians mourning the loss of one of the greatest blues guitarists the world has ever known

Bob Dylan Playing 'Late Show with David Letterman' This Week Recap

Bob Dylan will pay his respects to David Letterman by performing on one of the final episodes of Late Show with David Letterman this week.

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