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  • 'America's Got Talent' Recap: One Last Chance

    'America's Got Talent' Recap: One Last Chance | ARTICLE

    After what feels like several months of auditions (in reality it's been just over one), on Monday night we finally reached the last night of the audition process for America's Got Talent. Whereas all of the previous...

    June 19, 2012 9:55 AM ET
  • Aerosmith Kick Off Global Warming Tour in Minneapolis

    Aerosmith Kick Off Global Warming Tour in Minneapolis | ARTICLE

    It was an image that less than a year ago would have seemed implausible: Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, or the "toxic twins," as Tyler had dubbed himself and the longtime guitarist with whom he has had...

    June 17, 2012 9:41 AM ET
  • 'America's Got Talent' Recap: Got the World on a String

    'America's Got Talent' Recap: Got the World on a String | ARTICLE

    We'd figured that after a month of auditions for America's Got Talent, we’d be on to the competition by now. But alas, the quest to find "talent" continues. Apparently judges Howard Stern, Sharon Osbourne, Howie Mandel, and...

    June 13, 2012 9:40 AM ET
  • Smashing Pumpkins Throw 'Oceania' Party on Lake Michigan

    Smashing Pumpkins Throw 'Oceania' Party on Lake Michigan | ARTICLE

    "If you get seasick, I want to know if it's the music," Billy Corgan deadpanned to a small group of friends, family and acquaintances gathered Tuesday evening aboard a yacht floating in Lake Michigan, just off the...

    June 13, 2012 9:35 AM ET
  • Ariel Pink Explores the California Sound With 'Mature Themes'

    Ariel Pink Explores the California Sound With 'Mature Themes' | ARTICLE

    Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti acknowledge that they reached "a new place," commercially speaking, with their 2012 LP Before Today, but they also say that the recording sessions were miserable, bogged down by time constraints and artistic frustration....

    June 12, 2012 1:00 PM ET
  • Steve Aoki and Lil Jon Bond Over Beats, Board Games

    Steve Aoki and Lil Jon Bond Over Beats, Board Games | ARTICLE

    Last Christmas, Steve Aoki was prepping for a family ski trip to Mammoth Mountain in California when the 34-year-old DJ got an unexpected call from his close friend, the rapper-producer Lil Jon. As it turned out, both...

    June 6, 2012 5:30 PM ET
  • 'America's Got Talent' Recap: The Revolution Continues

    'America's Got Talent' Recap: The Revolution Continues | ARTICLE

    With Monday night's teaser claiming Tuesday's episode of America's Got Talent would include the "most dangerous act ever performed on the show," tuning in was a no-brainer. Naturally we were excited to see what day two of...

    June 6, 2012 9:55 AM ET
  • Album Premiere: SpaceGhostPurrp, 'Mysterious Phonk: Chronicles of SpaceGhostPurrp'

    Album Premiere: SpaceGhostPurrp, 'Mysterious Phonk: Chronicles of SpaceGhostPurrp' | ARTICLE

    SpaceGhostPurrp prefers to think of Mysterious Phonk: Chronicles of SpaceGhostPurrp – out on June 12th, but availalbe to stream exclusively on RollingStone.com below – as more of a thank you to his fans than a full-fledged debut LP. It's...

    June 6, 2012 8:00 AM ET
  • Q&A: David Guetta on Leading EDM's American Takeover

    Q&A: David Guetta on Leading EDM's American Takeover | ARTICLE

    David Guetta insists on sharing his salad. It's a windy Memorial Day in Las Vegas, and the French DJ-producer is relaxing in his expansive suite at the Encore hotel. Below sits the posh Encore Beach Club pool,...

    June 5, 2012 3:00 PM ET
  • 'America's Got Talent' Recap: Go Big or Go Home

    'America's Got Talent' Recap: Go Big or Go Home | ARTICLE

    And the auditions continue. As is the case with most reality-based talent competitions, the process of narrowing down the crop of contestants is a long, drawn-out process. But it's hardly surprising:  auditions equal more episodes, which equals...

    June 5, 2012 10:40 AM ET
  • Song Premiere: Harry Shearer's 'Celebrity Booze Endorser' feat. Fountains of Wayne

    Song Premiere: Harry Shearer's 'Celebrity Booze Endorser' feat. Fountains of Wayne | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Harry Shearer's 'Celebrity Booze Endorser feat. Fountains of Wayne' For his new album of satirical music, Harry Shearer took the...

    June 4, 2012 8:00 AM ET
  • Donald Fagen's Dukes of September Ready Second Tour of R&B Covers

    Donald Fagen's Dukes of September Ready Second Tour of R&B Covers | ARTICLE

    In 2010, while touring with the supergroup the Dukes of September Rhythm Revue alongside Steely Dan's Donald Fagen and iconic blue-eyed soul man Boz Scaggs, singer Michael McDonald performed "Don't Mess Up a Good Thing," a...

    May 31, 2012 12:15 PM ET
  • David Guetta, Skrillex and More Kick Off EDM High Season in Vegas

    David Guetta, Skrillex and More Kick Off EDM High Season in Vegas | ARTICLE

    In just over a week's time, thousands of dance-hungry revelers will descend upon Las Vegas' Motor Speedway for the Electric Daisy Carnival, one of the world's largest electronic dance music festivals. A host of star DJs –...

    May 29, 2012 4:45 PM ET
  • 'America's Got Talent' Recap: Hate Myself for Loving You

    'America's Got Talent' Recap: Hate Myself for Loving You | ARTICLE

    Monday night's America's Got Talent, the first of two days of auditions in New York, broke an unspoken code of conduct for reality-based talent competitions: the obscenely bad acts were largely ignored. Was it a smart move...

    May 23, 2012 10:30 AM ET
  • Reggie Watts: 'I Feel That I Need to Make Something More Substantial'

    Reggie Watts: 'I Feel That I Need to Make Something More Substantial' | ARTICLE

    It's soundcheck time at the Vic Theater in Chicago and Reggie Watts is making weird, gurgling noises into the microphone. Suddenly, he busts into the Motown hit "Papa Was a Rolling Stone" – a typically unorthodox moment...

    May 22, 2012 4:45 PM ET
  • 'America's Got Talent' Recap: Whatcha Gonna Do?

    'America's Got Talent' Recap: Whatcha Gonna Do? | ARTICLE

    With NBC's recent primetime shakeup, isn't it comforting to know that some of your favorite programming – like, say, America's Got Talent, the show where average Joes can translate their ability to withstand multiple kicks to the...

    May 22, 2012 9:55 AM ET
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: Nice Guys Finish Second

    'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: Nice Guys Finish Second | ARTICLE

    For the past three months, viewers have borne witness to what has become a winning formula in reality TV: loudmouthed, oftentimes obnoxious people bickering with one another. That it happens to be celebrities – and b-list ones,...

    May 21, 2012 9:55 AM ET
  • Bonnie Raitt Captivates in Chicago

    Bonnie Raitt Captivates in Chicago | ARTICLE

    "I should go away more often," Bonnie Raitt told the hooting-and-hollering crowd at the Chicago Theatre on Saturday evening before unspooling a multi-song encore highlighted by the heart-wrenching 1991 ballad "I Can't Make You Love Me." ...

    May 20, 2012 3:10 PM ET
  • Tom Morello Gets Fired Up at Chicago Nurses Rally

    Tom Morello Gets Fired Up at Chicago Nurses Rally | ARTICLE

    "I'd like to make a suggestion to President Obama, " Tom Morello bellowed to the capacity crowd gathered for the National Nurses United rally at Chicago's Daley Plaza on Friday afternoon. "If he doesn't have the courage...

    May 18, 2012 7:05 PM ET
  • 'America's Got Talent' Recap: The Voice Within

    'America's Got Talent' Recap: The Voice Within | ARTICLE

    If Monday's season premiere of America's Got Talent taught us anything, it's that network TV can tame even the most outlandish of characters. Howard Stern, this season's new addition to the AGT judging panel (and clearly the...

    May 16, 2012 9:40 AM ET
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