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  • Neil Young Adds "A Day in the Life" Cover to European Shows

    Neil Young Adds "A Day in the Life" Cover to European Shows | ARTICLE

    A month after Paul McCartney performed "A Day in the Life" for the first time since the original studio recording 41 years ago, Neil...

    June 30, 2008 4:04 PM ET
  • Devo & Tom Tom Club Party Like It's 1981 in Brooklyn

    Devo & Tom Tom Club Party Like It's 1981 in Brooklyn | ARTICLE

    It felt like the summer of 1981 last night as Devo and the Tom Tom Club played to a packed, sweaty crowd at the McCarren Pool in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Both New Wave groups are known to the...

    June 27, 2008 12:25 PM ET
  • Axl Rose Penning Autobiography, Sequel to "Estranged"?

    Axl Rose Penning Autobiography, Sequel to "Estranged"? | ARTICLE

    When Rolling Stone spoke with Sebastian Bach about the alleged Chinese Democracy leak, he reported that he's heard "at least four albums' worth" of finished Guns n' Roses tracks, recalling a night in...

    June 25, 2008 4:14 PM ET
  • Guns n' Roses' "Chinese Democracy" Leaker Gets FBI Visit

    Guns n' Roses' "Chinese Democracy" Leaker Gets FBI Visit | ARTICLE

    Last week, the Internet was rocked when California blogger Kevin Skwerl posted nine newly leaked Chinese Democracy tracks, including three previously unheard songs allegedly from Guns n' Roses long-awaited album. Skwerl — who used to...

    June 24, 2008 5:45 PM ET
  • Tom Petty Blows Through Hits and Deep Cuts at MSG

    Tom Petty Blows Through Hits and Deep Cuts at MSG | ARTICLE

    Early on in Tom Petty's sold-out Madison Square Garden gig last night he uttered words rarely heard at his shows: "You probably don't know this next one." The band then launched into the super obscure 1999

    June 18, 2008 11:55 AM ET
  • Green Tours' Main Challenge: The Fans

    Green Tours' Main Challenge: The Fans | ARTICLE

    As even the best-intentioned bands are learning, launching a major environmentally responsible tour is virtually impossible. When Radiohead played the Nissan Pavilion in...

    June 12, 2008 1:40 PM ET
  • After 15 Years, Leonard Cohen Proves He's Still Got It in Toronto

    After 15 Years, Leonard Cohen Proves He's Still Got It in Toronto | ARTICLE

    Walking into the Sony Centre for Leonard Cohen's Toronto concert on June 6th people had plenty of reasons to think the show might be a disappointment. The 73-year-old songwriting legend hadn't performed a single concert in 15...

    June 9, 2008 11:02 AM ET
  • The State of Genesis: Collins and Co. Talk Peter Gabriel, Future Projects and the Alamo

    The State of Genesis: Collins and Co. Talk Peter Gabriel, Future Projects and the Alamo | ARTICLE

    A 15-minute phone conversation with Genesis yielded a few fascinating revelations: Keyboardist Tony Banks puts the odds of a reunion tour with original singer Peter Gabriel at 23.5 percent; Phil Collins' obsession with building a model railroad...

    May 21, 2008 3:07 PM ET
  • Obituary: E Street Organist Danny Federici, Played With Bruce Springsteen 40 Years

    Obituary: E Street Organist Danny Federici, Played With Bruce Springsteen 40 Years | ARTICLE

    The day before founding E Street Band keyboard player Danny Federici died of melanoma at New York's Sloan-Kettering hospital April 17th, his entire band...

    May 15, 2008 5:30 PM ET
  • Bruce Springsteen Performs Two Full LPs at Rare Theater Show

    Bruce Springsteen Performs Two Full LPs at Rare Theater Show | ARTICLE

    It's unclear exactly what motivated Bruce Springsteen to perform his Darkness on the Edge of Town and Born to Run albums in sequence last night at New Jersey's Count Basie Theater. Maybe it...

    May 8, 2008 1:00 PM ET
  • Radiohead: April 1st Evening Show, BBC Radio Theater

    Radiohead: April 1st Evening Show, BBC Radio Theater | ARTICLE

    BBC Radio Theatre, Evening ShowApril 1st, 2008  Radiohead have been known to run through a...

    May 1, 2008 4:20 PM ET
  • In the Studio: Queen

    In the Studio: Queen | ARTICLE

    When Queen performed at their 2004 induction into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame, they asked former Bad Company vocalist Paul Rodgers to take on the unenviable task of filling in for the late Freddie Mercury. "It...

    May 1, 2008 3:16 PM ET
  • Songs From The Sparkle Lounge

    Songs From The Sparkle Lounge | ALBUM REVIEW

    In the nineties, when producer Robert "Mutt" Lange disappeared into Switzerland with Shania Twain and dump trucks full of cash, he left Def Leppard stranded. Lange produced and co-wrote their best-selling release Hysteria, and the band tries...

    May 1, 2008 12:00 AM ET
  • Ry Cooder to Complete California Trilogy With Album, Novella

    Ry Cooder to Complete California Trilogy With Album, Novella | ARTICLE

    Slide guitar Ry Cooder will release his new album I, Flathead on June 24th. The fourteen track disc — a theme album by the fictional musician Kash Buk and his band the Klowns — will complete Cooder's...

    April 21, 2008 4:40 PM ET
  • E Street Band Keyboardist Danny Federici Passes Away

    E Street Band Keyboardist Danny Federici Passes Away | ARTICLE

    Danny Federici, a founding member of The E Street Band who played alongside Bruce Springsteen for nearly forty years, passed away yesterday afternoon in New York City after a long struggle with melanoma. Federici was fifty-eight years...

    April 18, 2008 10:30 AM ET
  • Nikki Sixx: "This Album Comes From Our Demented Souls"

    Nikki Sixx: "This Album Comes From Our Demented Souls" | ARTICLE

    On the eve of the announcement of their big summer tour and the band's first new album in a decade, Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx took some time out to talk to us about the new record,...

    April 15, 2008 4:00 PM ET
  • Paul Simon Welcomes Special Guests "Under African Skies" in Brooklyn

    Paul Simon Welcomes Special Guests "Under African Skies" in Brooklyn | ARTICLE

    Nobody expected Paul Simon to release the best album of his career in 1986. Up until that point his only projects of the decade had been a disastrous movie (One Trick Pony), a cash-in oldies...

    April 14, 2008 12:15 PM ET
  • Neil Young And Crazy Horse To Release Lost 2000 Album

    Neil Young And Crazy Horse To Release Lost 2000 Album | ARTICLE

    Neil Young and Crazy Horse are resurrecting their aborted 2000 album Toast for release sometime in the near future. Recorded at San Francisco's Toast Studios, the group worked for a few frustrating months on the disc before...

    April 1, 2008 3:30 PM ET
  • E Street Keyboardist Danny Federici Returns, Springsteen Books Acoustic Show

    E Street Keyboardist Danny Federici Returns, Springsteen Books Acoustic Show | ARTICLE

    Last night E Street Band keyboardist Danny Federici — sidelined from the tour since last November as he recovers from melanoma — made a surprise appearance midway through the Bruce Springsteen show at the Canseco Fieldhouse in...

    March 21, 2008 10:35 AM ET
  • Yes Hit The Road For 40th Anniversary, Rick Wakeman Quits For The Fifth Time

    Yes Hit The Road For 40th Anniversary, Rick Wakeman Quits For The Fifth Time | ARTICLE

    A mere four years after their 35th anniversary tour, prog rock giants Yes are hitting the road for their 40th anniversary tour. Billed as "Close to the Edge and Back," the twenty-six date American tour launches July...

    March 20, 2008 12:25 PM ET
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