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  • Cassadee Pope Wins Season Three of 'The Voice'

    Cassadee Pope Wins Season Three of 'The Voice' | ARTICLE

    Cassadee Pope was crowned winner of The Voice on the Season Three finale. The 23-year-old native of West Palm Beach, Florida, a member of country singer Blake Shelton's team, beat out runner-up Terry McDermott and third-place finisher...

    December 18, 2012 11:35 PM ET
  • Wavves Flip the Script on New Hip-Hop-Inspired Album

    Wavves Flip the Script on New Hip-Hop-Inspired Album | ARTICLE

    "This past year has ruined my liver," Wavves frontman Nathan Williams tells Rolling Stone, looking back on the boozy sessions that produced the lo-fi noise-punk outfit's as-yet-untitled fourth album. "I drank more during the recording process than...

    December 18, 2012 11:25 AM ET
  • Femi Kuti Returns to Afrobeat Roots on New Album

    Femi Kuti Returns to Afrobeat Roots on New Album | ARTICLE

    Unlike his 2010 Grammy-winning album, Africa for Africa, Femi Kuti opted to record its forthcoming follow-up, No Place for My Dream, in Paris instead of Nigeria. Why remove himself from his native country? As the 50-year-old...

    December 14, 2012 4:55 PM ET
  • Q&A: Ben Savage on 'Boy Meets World' Sequel

    Q&A: Ben Savage on 'Boy Meets World' Sequel | ARTICLE

    Save for some bit roles in a smattering of unremarkable TV shows, the world hasn't heard much from Ben Savage since 2000. That's when his reign as Cory Matthews, the lovable goofball lead on the seminal Nineties...

    December 5, 2012 12:20 PM ET
  • Dan Aykroyd Reconvenes Blues Brothers for House of Blues' 20th Anniversary

    Dan Aykroyd Reconvenes Blues Brothers for House of Blues' 20th Anniversary | ARTICLE

    To mark the 20th anniversary of the opening of the first House of Blues in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Dan Aykroyd and the Blues Brothers will open for Texas rockers ZZ Top Tuesday at the venue's Los Angeles...

    December 4, 2012 12:25 PM ET
  • Girls' Christopher Owens Ventures Out on His Own

    Girls' Christopher Owens Ventures Out on His Own | ARTICLE

    One night in early 2009, Christopher Owens constructed a musical account of the chaos surrounding his life. Thanks to the sudden success of Girls, his indie-rock duo with friend and collaborator Chet "JR" White, the vulnerable and...

    December 3, 2012 3:05 PM ET
  • Black Friday's 11 Must-Have Vinyl Releases

    Black Friday's 11 Must-Have Vinyl Releases | ARTICLE

    For rock & roll fans, the holidays are coming early this year: artists ranging from Bob Dylan and Nirvana to John Mayer and the White Stripes are releasing limited-edition vinyl gems for Record Store Day's...

    November 21, 2012 3:15 PM ET
  • Perry Farrell Plots Next Jane's Addiction Album

    Perry Farrell Plots Next Jane's Addiction Album | ARTICLE

    For the better part of the last two months Perry Farrell has been confined to a bed in his Los Angeles home, the result of recent surgery. But as the Jane's Addiction frontman tells Rolling Stone,...

    November 21, 2012 1:00 PM ET
  • Q&A: Billy Corgan Looks Back on the Smashing Pumpkins' 'Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness'

    Q&A: Billy Corgan Looks Back on the Smashing Pumpkins' 'Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness' | ARTICLE

    "It's really the end of an era," Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan told Rolling Stone in 1995, shortly after the band released its double-disc, era-defining epic Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. It would...

    November 19, 2012 1:20 PM ET
  • Phillip Phillips Calls His Own Shots on Debut Album

    Phillip Phillips Calls His Own Shots on Debut Album | ARTICLE

    Just days after he was crowned winner of the 11th season of American Idol, Phillip Phillips' thoughts turned to his impending debut album. The project wasn't a surprise: The 22-year-old knew that winning came with a major-label...

    November 19, 2012 11:00 AM ET
  • Stevie Wonder Pays Tribute to Dick Clark at American Music Awards

    Stevie Wonder Pays Tribute to Dick Clark at American Music Awards | ARTICLE

    Stevie Wonder paid tribute to the late Dick Clark on last night's American Music Awards with a medley of hits including "Master Blaster (Jammin')," "My Cherie Amour" and "Sir Duke."  The 40-anniversary edition of the awards...

    November 19, 2012 7:25 AM ET
  • Blink-182 EP 'A Hundred Times Better' Than 'Neighborhoods,' Says Travis Barker

    Blink-182 EP 'A Hundred Times Better' Than 'Neighborhoods,' Says Travis Barker | ARTICLE

    Last week, Travis Barker, Tom DeLonge and Mark Hoppus spent four days in a Los Angeles recording studio laying down a handful of new Blink-182 tracks, which they plan to release as a digital EP...

    November 13, 2012 12:30 PM ET
  • Travis Barker and Yelawolf Find Bromance on 'Psycho White' – EP Premiere

    Travis Barker and Yelawolf Find Bromance on 'Psycho White' – EP Premiere | ARTICLE

    Travis Barker remembers vividly the time he first listened to Yelawolf's breakout 2010 mixtape, Trunk Muzik. The Blink-182 drummer was instantaneously mesmerized by the Alabama rapper's whiplash flow and cutthroat cadence. "I was tripping," Barker tells...

    November 12, 2012 11:15 AM ET
  • R. Kelly Impresses, Confounds in Chicago

    R. Kelly Impresses, Confounds in Chicago | ARTICLE

    Invariably, there comes a point during an R. Kelly concert when the self-proclaimed King of R&B steps front and center – as he did on Thursday evening during the first of two gigs in Chicago on...

    October 26, 2012 12:10 PM ET
  • Warren Haynes on New Gov't Mule Album: 'The Sky Is the Limit'

    Warren Haynes on New Gov't Mule Album: 'The Sky Is the Limit' | ARTICLE

    "It was great to have a refresher," Warren Haynes says of the extended break that Gov't Mule took last year, the first true hiatus for the guitarist's bread-and-butter jam-rock foursome since they formed in 1994. Haynes spent...

    October 25, 2012 2:35 PM ET
  • Jay-Z and Beyonce Lose Bid to Trademark 'Blue Ivy'

    Jay-Z and Beyonce Lose Bid to Trademark 'Blue Ivy' | ARTICLE

    Jay-Z and Beyoncé can't trademark the name of their daughter, Blue Ivy, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has ruled, which means the Boston wedding planner Blue Ivy can continue to use the name. The superstar...

    October 22, 2012 2:50 PM ET
  • Q&A: Alia Shawkat on 'The Oranges,' Maeby's 'Arrested Development' Return

    Q&A: Alia Shawkat on 'The Oranges,' Maeby's 'Arrested Development' Return | ARTICLE

    Alia Shawkat has a knack for playing what she calls the "too-smart-for-her-own-good" characters. The 23-year-old southern California native is best known for her role as Maeby Fünke, the uber-sarcastic, forever-plotting teenager on Fox's short-lived but highly-beloved sitcom...

    October 20, 2012 11:10 AM ET
  • Trey Anastasio Pushes the Boundaries in Chicago

    Trey Anastasio Pushes the Boundaries in Chicago | ARTICLE

    Nearing the end of his set on Friday night at the Chicago Theatre, Trey Anastasio took a moment to smile, glanced at his seven-piece backing band as if to say "It's on," and erupted into a jazz-inflected...

    October 20, 2012 9:10 AM ET
  • Bruno Mars Debuts 'Locked Out of Heaven' During YouTube Chat

    Bruno Mars Debuts 'Locked Out of Heaven' During YouTube Chat | ARTICLE

    Bruno Mars last night debuted "Locked Out of Heaven," the first single from his forthcoming second album, during a live YouTube chat with fans. Mars said he and two additional members of his production team, the Smeezingtons –...

    October 2, 2012 7:55 AM ET
  • Game Teams With Adam Levine on New Concept Album

    Game Teams With Adam Levine on New Concept Album | ARTICLE

    Game estimates he's been pulling all-nighters at a Los Angeles studio for the better part of the last month as he pieces together his forthcoming concept album, Jesus Piece. It's a matter of hitting a deadline: the West...

    September 28, 2012 2:35 PM ET
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