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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013.
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More than 1,000 people suffer heat-related problems at tornado benefit

NORMAN, Okla., July 7 (UPI) -- Nearly 1,300 people were treated for heat-related problems at a star-studded concert to benefit tornado victims in Oklahoma, officials said.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012.
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Guitarist Ronnie Montrose dies

DENVER, March 4 (UPI) -- Colorado guitarist Ronnie Montrose, who played with an A-list of musicians when not fronting his own band, has died at the age of 64, his Web site said.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 13, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007.
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R.E.M. salutes entire Rock Hall class

NEW YORK, March 13 (UPI) -- The gracious salute by R.E.M to other Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees at a New York ceremony was typical of the good vibes all around.

It's official: Roth to tour with Van Halen

NEW YORK, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The much-rumored reunion of American rock band Van Halen with its former lead singer David Lee Roth has been confirmed by the band's publicist.

Van Halen confirms Roth as tour singer

NEW YORK, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Van Halen's publicist has confirmed recent reports that the U.S. rock group will reunite with former lead singer David Lee Roth for its upcoming summer tour.

Van Halen singer hopes for Rock Hall peace

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Sammy Hagar hopes peace will reign at Van Halen's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Van Halen, R.E.M., to join Rock Hall

NEW YORK, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Van Halen, R.E.M., Patti Smith, the Ronettes and Grandmaster Flash were announced Monday as inductees to the U.S. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Three Van Halens prepare to tour

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. rock guitar icon Eddie Van Halen has announced his eponymous band will hit the road in 2007 with a third Van Halen on board -- his son. Longtime Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony has parted with the band and Wolfgang Van Halen, 15, will be joining hi

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UPI almanacs for Friday, Oct. 13, 2006.
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Sammy Hagar lives it up on new album

DETROIT, July 25 (UPI) -- Detroit rock veteran Sammy Hagar intended his new album, "Livin' It Up," to be "a lifestyle record" that provides "a manual for the way I live." "You can live like me," says the former Van Halen and Montrose singer, who also runs a tequila brand and clubs

San Bernadino County has 'Sammy Hagar Day'

SAN BERNADINO, Calif., May 24 (UPI) -- San Bernadino County supervisors celebrated "Sammy Hagar Day" with a visit from the Fontana, Calif., native son and his proud mother.

Petty to headline 'Rock'n the Rally'

STURGIS, S.D., May 18 (UPI) -- Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will headline the "Rock'n the Rally" music festival at South Dakota's Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

Sturgis Bike Week adds concerts

STURGIS, S.D., March 10 (UPI) -- The annual massive Sturgis Bike Week in South Dakota is about to get bigger with a new concert series featuring A-list performers.

Roth says Van Halen reunion inevitable

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Rock 'n' roll frontman turned DJ David Lee Roth says a Van Halen reunion is inevitable.

MTV reports Van Halen ready for CBS

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- If CBS brings back its successful "Rock Star: INXS" for a second season, rumor has it the next band in line is California's Van Halen.

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Today is Thursday, Oct. 13, the 286th day of 2005 with 79 to follow.
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Hagar says Eddie records too slowly

LOS ANGELES, July 22 (UPI) -- On-again, off-again Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar says guitarist Eddie Van Halen's work ethic kept the rock group from recording a new album.

Half of Van Halen still on the road

LOS ANGELES, May 4 (UPI) -- Van Halen may be moribund since its 2004 reunion tour, but half the band is still hard at work.

'I Married ... Sammy Hagar' debuts on VH1

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- "I Married ... Sammy Hagar" featuring Kari Hagar, the wife of musician and Van Halen frontman Sammy Hagar, premieres Monday on U.S. cable's VH1.

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Today is Wednesday, Oct. 13, the 287th day of 2004 with 79 to follow.
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