CLASSIC ROCK TIPS 5-17-13

5/17/2013

* HBO premieres its taped version of last month's 28th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony -- featuring Rush, Heart, Randy NEwman and others -- at 9 p.m. Saturday (May 19). Visit www.hbo.com for full details.
* Neil Young & Crazy Horse, the Black Crowes and are among the headliners of the inaugural Interlocken Festival taking place September 5-8 in Virginia. Details at www.interlockenfestival.com.
* Black Sabbath's appearance on this week's season finale of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," performing its new song "End of the Beginning," is now online at CBS.com.
* AC/DC is publicly supporting the campaign to erect a statue of late frontman Bon Scott in his home town of Kirriemuir, Scotland, using its official web site to link fans to campaign organizers DD8 Music.
* Twenty-five years later, Cheap Trick has warm memories about its last big album, "Lap of Luxury." Check out what guitarist Rick Nielsen told The Insider at
* Paul McCartney kicks off the first North American dates of his Out There world tour this weekend, with shows Saturday and Sunday (May 18 and 19) at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla.
* Ken Whaley, bassist with the British groups Man, Ducks Deluxe and Help Yourself, has passed away after a long illness at the age of 66. His funeral takes place today (May 17). -- by Gary Graff, WCSX Classic Rock Insider


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