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  • Aretha Franklin Cancels Tour

    Aretha Franklin Cancels Tour | ARTICLE

    Aretha Franklin has been released from Detroit's Sinai Grace Hospital after a brief stay for undisclosed health reasons — though she has cancelled all of her concert dates for the next six months on her doctor's orders....

    November 5, 2010 10:49 AM ET
  • Mike Mills On New R.E.M. Disc With Patti Smith, Eddie Vedder

    Mike Mills On New R.E.M. Disc With Patti Smith, Eddie Vedder | ARTICLE

    When R.E.M. began recording Collapse Into Now last year they decided to throw out the guidelines they imposed on their last album, 2008's Accelerate. "On the last one we tried to make everything focused, short, fast and...

    November 4, 2010 3:01 PM ET
  • Watch It Now: Bruce Springsteen Plays 'Kitty's Back' With Max Weinberg's Big Band

    Watch It Now: Bruce Springsteen Plays 'Kitty's Back' With Max Weinberg's Big Band | ARTICLE

      Bruce Springsteen performed three songs with the Max Weinberg Big Band at last night's Stand Up...

    November 4, 2010 10:41 AM ET
  • U2's 'Spider-Man' Musical Postponed

    U2's 'Spider-Man' Musical Postponed | ARTICLE

    The opening of the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark has been pushed back two weeks as the creative team scrambles to get through dress rehearsals and meet safety standards for the performers. Directed by Julie...

    November 4, 2010 10:38 AM ET
  • Rosanne Cash Backtracks on Boehner Tweet

    Rosanne Cash Backtracks on Boehner Tweet | ARTICLE

    Two days ago Roseanne Cash decided she had had enough of Congressman (and soon-to-be House Majority Leader) John Boehner invoking her dad"s name to score political points, tweeting: 'John Boehner: stop using my dad"s name as...

    November 3, 2010 10:45 AM ET
  • Rivers Cuomo Looks Back at 'Pinkerton'

    Rivers Cuomo Looks Back at 'Pinkerton' | ARTICLE

    Today Weezer release a two-CD deluxe version of their 1996 album Pinkerton, and launch a short tour where they play it in sequence. Cuomo used to hate to discuss the intensely personal album, calling it "sick...

    November 2, 2010 1:16 PM ET
  • Gregg Allman Covers the Blues

    Gregg Allman Covers the Blues | ARTICLE

    When Gregg Allman and his brother Duane were growing up in Daytona Beach, Florida, in the 1950s, they'd stay up late listening to WLAC, a legendary Nashville radio station that broadcast blues across the East Coast. "After...

    November 2, 2010 11:02 AM ET
  • Sanity Rally: The 5 Most Memorable Musical Moments

    Sanity Rally: The 5 Most Memorable Musical Moments | ARTICLE

    While rumors of a surprise Bruce Springsteen appearance didn't pan out, the Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Fear did produce several musical highlights. (Indeed, with opening act The Roots shifting to backing up surprise guests ranging from...

    October 30, 2010 4:42 PM ET
  • Soul Singer James Phelps Dies at 78

    Soul Singer James Phelps Dies at 78 | ARTICLE

    Soul singer James Phelps, who performed alongside Sam Cooke and had a hit on Chess in 1965 with "Love Is A Five Letter Word," died in Los Angeles on October 26th from complications stemming from diabetes. He...

    October 29, 2010 12:17 PM ET
  • Video: The Highlight of Buffalo Springfield's Reunion Set

    Video: The Highlight of Buffalo Springfield's Reunion Set | ARTICLE

    The highlight of Buffalo Springfield's reunion...

    October 28, 2010 11:31 AM ET
  • Buffalo Springfield Bridge School Reunion a Triumph

    Buffalo Springfield Bridge School Reunion a Triumph | ARTICLE

    Photos: Buffalo Springfield, Pearl Jam, Neil Young and more from this year's Bridge School benefit It has been public knowledge for weeks that the surviving members of Buffalo Springfield were going to reunite at Saturday"s Bridge...

    October 24, 2010 12:20 PM ET
  • Four Albums Phish Might Play on Halloween

    Four Albums Phish Might Play on Halloween | ARTICLE

    With just ten days to go until Phish's Halloween concert in Atlantic City, speculation over what classic album they'll perform in its entirety, as is the band's tradition, has reached a fever pitch. Last year the band...

    October 21, 2010 5:09 PM ET
  • U2 Recording New Album With Danger Mouse

    U2 Recording New Album With Danger Mouse | ARTICLE

    U2 are recording a new album with Danger Mouse, and they plan on releasing early next year. "We have about 12 songs with him," Bono told The Age . "At the moment that looks...

    October 21, 2010 10:41 AM ET
  • Penthouse' Founder Bob Guccione Dies at 79

    Penthouse' Founder Bob Guccione Dies at 79 | ARTICLE

    Penthouse publisher and founder Bob Guccione died October 20th, of cancer, in Plano, Texas. He was 79. While Playboy made its mark showcasing wholesome "girls next door," Guccione realized there was a...

    October 21, 2010 6:40 AM ET
  • Review: Elton John Brings Leon Russell Back to Glory

    Review: Elton John Brings Leon Russell Back to Glory | ARTICLE

    Last night's triumphant Elton John and Leon Russell show at the Beacon Theater kicked off with a moving speech by Elton about his love and admiration for his musical hero. "When I started he was my idol,...

    October 20, 2010 2:16 PM ET
  • Live Report: Levon Helm With My Morning Jacket

    Live Report: Levon Helm With My Morning Jacket | ARTICLE

    It was well past midnight when Levon Helm called opening act My Morning Jacket back to the stage to close out their epic concert with a euphoric rendition of "The Weight," featuring Helm, Jim James and Steely...

    October 18, 2010 2:37 PM ET
  • MTV Confuses Black Keys With 'Black Eyed Peas' on VMA Award

    MTV Confuses Black Keys With 'Black Eyed Peas' on VMA Award | ARTICLE

    Earlier today the Black Keys got their MTV Video Music Award statue in the mail — and discovered that MTV had mislabeled it as belonging to the Black Eyed Peas. "This isn't the first time they have...

    October 15, 2010 4:20 PM ET
  • Video: Duff McKagan Reunites With Axl Rose Onstage

    Video: Duff McKagan Reunites With Axl Rose Onstage | ARTICLE

    Duff McKagan joined Axl Rose onstage for the first time in seventeen years Thursday night, playing bass on "You Could...

    October 14, 2010 7:03 PM ET
  • "Every Breaking Wave"

    "Every Breaking Wave" | SONG REVIEW

    U2 have made their current European tour a testing ground for new material. The best of the new live songs is "Mercy," cut during the sessions for 2004's How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb but not on...

    October 12, 2010 2:49 PM ET
  • "Glastonbury"

    "Glastonbury" | SONG REVIEW

    U2 have made their current European tour a testing ground for new material. The best of the new live songs is "Mercy," cut during the sessions for 2004's How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb but not on...

    October 12, 2010 2:43 PM ET
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