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Today's Rock News (Eric Clapton, Motorhead, Bon Jovi)

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ERIC CLAPTON Says He's Going Deaf: Rolling Stone

Eric Clapton revealed that he was going deaf while discussing his ongoing health issues in an interview with BBC 2. Clapton, who’s 72 years old, noted he plans to keep performing live, but said, "I've got tinnitus, my hands just about work. I'm hoping that people will come along and see me, maybe more than because I'm a curiosity. I know that is part of it, because it's amazing to myself I'm still here."

He only has one show coming up, which is in Hyde Park in London this summer. There’s also a new documentary about his life that’s out, called Eric Clapton: Life In 12 Bars.

MOTORHEAD Guitarist "Fast Eddie" Clarke Dead at 67: Loudwire

"Fast" Eddie Clarke, the Motörhead guitarist featured on many of the band's classic albums and a founding member of Fastway, passed away yesterday at the age of 67. Motörhead confirmed the news on Facebook, noting that a case of pneumonia contributed to his death.

Clarke earned the nickname Fast Eddie for his lightning speed and reckless solos, influencing many bands that followed, such as Metallica, whose members posted tributes to Clarke on Twitter.

WMMR's 50th Birthday Party to feature BON JOVI:

WMMR has announced another show in our 50TH Birthday Concert Series, and this one falls just a few days after April 29th, so we’re going to host our birthday party on this night: Bon Jovi comes to the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday, May 3rd for a full blown production of Hall of Fame hits!

Tickets on sale next Friday via Pierre Robert will have tickets to give away for free on his show next week!