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  • In honor of 50 years, the Grateful Dead are coming out with a new album reissue series! Starting on January 20th, when The Grateful Dead: 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition arrives, the band’s studio and live albums will be released as special editions around the time of their anniversary dates.
  • The cause of legendary singer/songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen‘s death has been released. Cohen was battling cancer, but turns out he died from complications of a bad fall. Cohen just released his latest solo album You Want It Darker, and was 82 years old.
  • It’s been almost a year since Stone Temple Pilot‘s lead singer Scott Weiland died, and it appears that the band has found their replacement. Entertainment Tonight reports that band members have selected former X Factor finalist Jeffrey Adam Gutt to take over as frontman.
  • Sammy Hagar has announced a new solo LP called This Is Sammy Hagar Vol. 1 — When the Party Started and it will be available on November 18th! On the 14 tracked album, Sammy said “with this collection, I wanted to revisit the music which would come to redefine my career post Van Halen,”.

SOURCE: Ultimate Classic Rock