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  • Keith Richards Gets His Blues On

    Keith Richards Gets His Blues On | ARTICLE

    Keith Richards is like a rock & roll Batman: You never know when he'll strike next. He shocked the crowd at the Boxcar...

    July 8, 2004 2:10 PM ET
  • U2 honor Bono's Late Father

    U2 honor Bono's Late Father | ARTICLE

    U2 have recorded "Tough," a tribute to singer Bono's father who passed away in 2001, for their tenth album, which they hope to finish this summer for a fall release. Among the other new tracks to be featured...

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Blink-182 Stump for Kerry

    Blink-182 Stump for Kerry | ARTICLE

    Avid C-Span viewer and Blink-182 guitarist Tom DeLonge is stumping for Democratic Presidential nominee John Kerry on the campaign trail. "I'm only twenty-eight, and I spent the last twelve years in a band, trying to ruin my life,"...

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Jay-Z Has Big "Problems"

    Jay-Z Has Big "Problems" | ARTICLE

    "I feel like Madonna," says Jay-Z of what he calls his "battle" with MTV over the disturbing imagery in his superb new video for "99 Problems," from his Black Album. Made by director Mark Romanek -- responsible for...

    May 4, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Justin Time

    Justin Time | ARTICLE

    Nine months ago, the Darkness released, and requested, Permission to Land in the United States. But despite the heroes' welcome that the Brits received in their homeland (debuting in the Number Two slot), American audiences were a...

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Wobbly Hendrix Footage Found

    Wobbly Hendrix Footage Found | ARTICLE

    I hope you all get some kind of feeling about this thing," said Jimi Hendrix, tearing into "Voodoo Child" on May 30th, 1970,...

    November 13, 2003 12:00 PM ET
  • Springsteen Grand Slam

    Springsteen Grand Slam | ARTICLE

    What this park needs is a rock & roll baptism, a rock & roll bar mitzvah . . . a rock & roll exorcism,"...

    October 16, 2003 3:55 PM ET
  • Clapton Talks Harrison Tribute

    Clapton Talks Harrison Tribute | ARTICLE

    On November 29th, 2002, exactly a year after his death, George Harrison was honored at London's Royal Albert Hall. Concert for George, in theaters now and available in November on DVD, documents the performances of Harrison's songs...

    October 9, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Q&A: Bowie's Heroes

    Q&A: Bowie's Heroes | ARTICLE

    Ever since I was about seventeen, I had the hots to come to New York City," says David Bowie, 56, now a full-time resident. "It represented everything that was culturally interesting to me -- Freewheelin', the Beats, Allen Ginsberg." On...

    October 2, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Coldplay Fight for Fair Trade

    Coldplay Fight for Fair Trade | ARTICLE

    If you've seen Coldplay perform, you may have noticed the words "Make Trade Fair" scrawled on singer Chris Martin's piano. Two years ago, the band was approached by OxFam, a British humanitarian organization, and asked to spread...

    September 30, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Springsteen Sets Record Pace

    Springsteen Sets Record Pace | ARTICLE

    "What this park needs is a rock & roll baptism, a rock & roll bar mitzvah . . . a rock & roll exorcism," yelled Bruce Springsteen, doing his best to eliminate the Curse of the Bambino...

    September 23, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Radiohead to the Rescue at Field Day

    Radiohead to the Rescue at Field Day | ARTICLE

    I'd been looking forward to Field Day since it was announced," said Blur frontman Damon Albarn backstage, just before his band's set at...

    July 10, 2003 6:55 PM ET
  • Dave Grohl

    Dave Grohl | ARTICLE

    It's MTV ‘Cribs’ time”, says Dave Grohl from his new hacienda-style mansion in the Los Angeles valley. “I basically had nowhere else to put...

    June 12, 2003 6:40 PM ET
  • Q&A: Jack White on Zeppelin, Motown, and His Love of The Blues

    Q&A: Jack White on Zeppelin, Motown, and His Love of The Blues | ARTICLE

    When Jack White, 27, was a teenager, he wrote a poem called "Image Can Kill Love." "It was anti things that had no...

    May 1, 2003 12:45 PM ET
  • Mike Shinoda Makes The Connection Between B. B. King and Linkin Park

    Mike Shinoda Makes The Connection Between B. B. King and Linkin Park | ARTICLE

    During Ozzfest 2001, which accounted for just a handful of their 324 live performances that year, Linkin Park broke ground on a new...

    April 17, 2003 4:50 PM ET
  • Whole Lotta Zeppelin Coming

    Whole Lotta Zeppelin Coming | ARTICLE

    In 1970, a camera crew filmed Led Zeppelin at London's Royal Albert Hall, right after the release of their second album and right before they became international rock stars. "It was just four guys flailing away," says singer Robert Plant....

    April 14, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • John Mayer Talks Sting, Gwen Stefani, and the Best Lyric of All Time

    John Mayer Talks Sting, Gwen Stefani, and the Best Lyric of All Time | ARTICLE

    John Mayer by the numbers: six feet four, twenty-five years old, 2.5 million albums sold, one Grammy. "I don't have the Grammy yet,"...

    April 3, 2003 4:15 PM ET
  • Strummer's Last Songs Due

    Strummer's Last Songs Due | ARTICLE

    Before his sudden death on December 22nd, Joe Strummer had been spending time in studios from Los Angeles to Wales, chipping away at a new album while touring with his band, the Mescaleros. "He was working at an energy that...

    January 14, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Things Change for Dylan

    Things Change for Dylan | ARTICLE

    "What the friggin' hell is going on here?," read one fan posting after the set list of Bob Dylan's October 4th show in Seattle was posted on bobdylan.com. Continuing his Never Ending Tour with mostly arena dates booked through late November,...

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Summer of Bruce

    Summer of Bruce | ARTICLE

    Summer was half over by the time Bruce Springsteen's The Rising hit stores. But there is no doubt that Bruce owned the...

    September 19, 2002 12:30 PM ET
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