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  • E Street Band's Clarence Clemons Dies at 69

    E Street Band's Clarence Clemons Dies at 69 | ARTICLE

    Clarence Clemons, the legendary saxophonist in the E Street Band who played alongside Bruce Springsteen for the past 40 years, died on June 18th from complications from a stroke. He was 69. Remembering Clarence Clemons:...

    June 18, 2011 2:59 PM ET
  • Bruce Springsteen On Clarence Clemons: 'Initial Signs Are Encouraging'

    Bruce Springsteen On Clarence Clemons: 'Initial Signs Are Encouraging' | ARTICLE

    On Sunday evening, the shocking news surfaced that E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons had suffered a stroke and was hospitalized in Florida. While reports have trickled out about his condition, there had been no official...

    June 14, 2011 5:25 PM ET
  • Neil Young and the International Harvesters, 'A Treasure'

    Neil Young and the International Harvesters, 'A Treasure' | BLOG ENTRY

    Click here to listen to Neil Young and the International Harvesters' A Treasure Neil Young changed guises at a furious pace in the early Eighties. In 1982, he was...

    June 14, 2011 11:42 AM ET
  • Clarence Clemons Reportedly Showing Signs of Recovery

    Clarence Clemons Reportedly Showing Signs of Recovery | ARTICLE

    While we wait for an official statement about Clarence Clemons' condition following his stroke, good news has been trickling in. A "close friend" of the E Street Band saxophonist recently told the Springsteen fanzine Backstreets that...

    June 13, 2011 2:55 PM ET
  • Exclusive: Listen to 'We Can Fly,' the First Yes Single in 10 Years

    Exclusive: Listen to 'We Can Fly,' the First Yes Single in 10 Years | ARTICLE

    Click here to listen to Yes' "We Can Fly" Yes fans, rejoice: Your decade-long wait for new material from the prog giants is finally over....

    June 13, 2011 2:05 PM ET
  • Coasters Frontman Carl Gardner Dead at 83

    Coasters Frontman Carl Gardner Dead at 83 | ARTICLE

    Carl Gardner, the lead singer of  the 1950s vocal group the Coasters whose tenor voice powered such classics as "Poison Ivy," "Yakety Yak," "Charlie Brown," "Young Blood" and "Searchin'," has died of unknown causes.  He was 83....

    June 13, 2011 11:35 AM ET
  • E Street Band Saxophonist Clarence Clemons Has Suffered a Stroke

    E Street Band Saxophonist Clarence Clemons Has Suffered a Stroke | ARTICLE

    Clarence Clemons, saxophonist for the E Street Band, has suffered a stroke and is hospitalized in Florida. The news broke last nightg at 411.com, which reported that Clemons is "seriously ill after a stroke at his home...

    June 12, 2011 9:56 PM ET
  • The Story Behind Google's Interactive Les Paul Guitar Logo

    The Story Behind Google's Interactive Les Paul Guitar Logo | BLOG ENTRY

      Yesterday morning, millions of people logged onto the Google homepage and saw a newly designed Google logo in the shape of a guitar to honor Les Paul on what would...

    June 10, 2011 5:10 PM ET
  • Exclusive: Buffalo Springfield to Launch 30-Date Tour This Fall

    Exclusive: Buffalo Springfield to Launch 30-Date Tour This Fall | ARTICLE

    Saturday night, Buffalo Springfield will wrap up their seven-date reunion tour with a headlining slot at Bonnaroo. According to the group's singer and guitarist Richie Furay, fans who missed out on seeing them this time around...

    June 9, 2011 4:20 PM ET
  • A Treasure

    A Treasure | ALBUM REVIEW

    Click here to listen to Neil Young and the International Harvesters' A Treasure Neil Young changed guises at a furious pace in the...

    June 9, 2011 10:55 AM ET
  • Aerosmith to Start Recording First Album in 10 Years

    Aerosmith to Start Recording First Album in 10 Years | ARTICLE

    Joe Perry has confirmed that Aerosmith are going to finally begin work on new album next month. "Whole band has plans to go into the studio with Jack Douglas second week of July to work on...

    June 8, 2011 12:10 PM ET
  • The Story Behind Bon Iver and Kanye West’s Collaboration

    The Story Behind Bon Iver and Kanye West’s Collaboration | ARTICLE

    Most musicians would jump at the chance to fly to Hawaii and help Kanye West cut his new record. Justin Vernon (a.k.a. Bon Iver) tells contributing editor Josh Eells in the next issue of Rolling Stone that...

    June 3, 2011 5:25 PM ET
  • Watch Buffalo Springfield Play 'Rockin' in the Free World,' 'I Am a Child'

    Watch Buffalo Springfield Play 'Rockin' in the Free World,' 'I Am a Child' | ARTICLE

    Earlier this week Buffalo Springfield launched their first tour since splitting up in 1968. (Read David Fricke's review of opening night here). As was inevitable, fan-shot videos from the shows have slowly been trickling onto...

    June 3, 2011 1:20 PM ET
  • Pete Townshend Announces 'Quadrophenia' Box Set

    Pete Townshend Announces 'Quadrophenia' Box Set | ARTICLE

    Pete Townshend has posted a rare blog entry to announce a new Quadrophenia box set that's coming out in October. He used to blog all the time, but he got so angry about journalists taking quotes...

    June 2, 2011 1:30 PM ET
  • Tom Morello to Release New Nightwatchman CD in August

    Tom Morello to Release New Nightwatchman CD in August | ARTICLE

    Tom Morello's alter-ego the Nightwatchman is releasing his third studio LP, World Wide Rebel Songs, on August 30th. While much of the previous work by the Nightwatchman has been acoustic, this record features a full electric band. The debut...

    June 1, 2011 5:05 PM ET
  • On The Charts: Lady Gaga Leaves Brad Paisley In the Dust

    On The Charts: Lady Gaga Leaves Brad Paisley In the Dust | ARTICLE

    WINNER OF THE WEEK: Expectations were insanely high for Lady Gaga's Born This Way, but she managed to meet them. The LP sold 1,108,000 copies its first week out, racking up the biggest first week since 50...

    June 1, 2011 4:50 PM ET
  • Gil Scott-Heron, Revolutionary Poet and Musician, Dead at 62

    Gil Scott-Heron, Revolutionary Poet and Musician, Dead at 62 | ARTICLE

    Revolutionary poet and musician Gil Scott-Heron, best known for his 1970 work "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised," died May 27th at a New York City hospital. The exact cause of death is currently unknown, though he...

    May 28, 2011 1:08 PM ET
  • East Village Radio Celebrates Bob Dylan On His 70th Birthday

    East Village Radio Celebrates Bob Dylan On His 70th Birthday | ARTICLE

    The Internet radio station East Village Radio is marking Bob Dylan's 70th birthday today with six hours of special Dylan content. At 2 p.m., Clash magazine editor Simon Harper is presenting Dylan A-Z, when he'll play...

    May 24, 2011 2:10 PM ET
  • Questions About Bob Dylan’s Claim That He was Once a Heroin Addict

    Questions About Bob Dylan’s Claim That He was Once a Heroin Addict | ARTICLE

    In newly released audio from a March 1966 interview, Bob Dylan claims he kicked a heroin habit after moving to New York City. "I got very, very strung out for a while," he says in excerpts...

    May 23, 2011 11:05 AM ET
  • Beach Boys Contemplate Reunion as 50th Anniversary Approaches

    Beach Boys Contemplate Reunion as 50th Anniversary Approaches | ARTICLE

    Earlier this month, Brian Wilson said he was open to the possibility of a Beach Boys reunion to commemorate the group's 50th anniversary. "I'm considering it," he told the BBC. "I don't know yet, but...

    May 23, 2011 8:30 AM ET
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